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Keith Rivers

Keith Rivers - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 05/05/1986
Birthplace Lake Mary, FL
College USC
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 9th pick by Bengals

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Giants' Seubert has broken bone in hand

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
Giants OG Rich Seubert has been sidelined by a broken bone in his left hand. He'll be examined Saturday by Dr. Russell Warren.

Giants interested in Burress?

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Giants may be interested in bringing back WR Plaxico Burress. Giants GM Jerry Reese told the New York Post that the team "definitely will investigate it" when Burress is released from the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y ...

Hakeem Nicks' knee appears to be fine

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Giants team spokesman Pat Hanlon said via Twitter on Wednesday that the knee of WR Hakeem Nicks appears to be "A-OK."

Report: Giants come to terms with Pierre-Paul

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
The Giants came to terms Saturday with their first-round pick, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, a league source has told NFL.com. The 15th overall draft choice out of South Florida will sign a five-year contract worth $20.05 million, according to ...

Hilliard, Tyree retire as Giants

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that WRs Ike Hilliard and David Tyree each signed a one-day contract with the team in order to retire as a Giant.

Bulluck won't be handed Giants' MLB job

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Despite reports that Keith Bulluck is set to end the competition at middle linebacker for the Giants, we hear those reports are far too premature.

Report: Giants reach agreement with Bulluck

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Unrestricted free-agent LB Keith Bulluck has reached an agreement with the Giants on a one-year contract, a source close to the player has told NFL.com.

Don't sleep on Eli Manning

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
After having a career season in 2009, Giants QB Eli Manning deserves to be taken more seriously in fantasy circles.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Exclusive trenchmarks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly offers an exclusive breakdown of the top-rated teams in each division in terms of overall play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. 

Giants must move on without Jones

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Rookie S Chad Jones nearly lost his leg in a car accident this offseason, leaving the Giants shorthanded in three areas: on special teams coverage, as a punt returner and as a safety.

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Giants waive Davis after failed physical

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The Giants have waived WR-RS Chris Davis, who was claimed off waivers last week, after he failed his physical with the team.

Giants draft pick Jones hurt in car crash

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Giants third-round pick Chad Jones was involved in a car crash early Friday morning in New Orleans and underwent more than seven hours of surgery for a broken left leg and ankle, but it's too early to determine whether ...

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Posted March 15, 2013
Rivers has signed a new one-year deal with the New York Giants.||||||| Rivers, a former first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals, was traded to New York for a fifth-round pick on April 11, 2012. He missed five games with the Giants because of a slow-healing hamstring injury. Rivers, 27, has never played a full season, and sat out all of 2011 with the Bengals after undergoing wrist surgery.
Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Rivers is inactive for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.||||||| Rivers has a hamstring injury.
Posted April 12, 2012
The Bengals traded linebacker Keith Rivers to the New York Giants on Thursday for a fifth-round draft pick, ending his four-year stay in Cincinnati marred by frequent injuries.||||||| Rivers missed all last season recovering from surgery on his right wrist. He's been limited to 35 games in four seasons. The Bengals made Rivers the ninth overall pick in the 2008 draft and installed him as a starter. He broke his jaw on a hit by Steelers receiver Hines Ward in the seventh game and missed the rest of his rookie season. He missed time the next two seasons because of calf and foot injuries.
Posted Nov. 29, 2011
Rivers will miss the rest of the season because he hasn't fully recovered from surgery on his right wrist.||||||| The former first-round draft pick had surgery last July and started the season on an injury list. The Bengals got a three-week roster exemption that allowed him to work out with the team. The exemption ended on Tuesday, and Cincinnati decided to leave him on the injury list, ruling out a return this season. Rivers was the ninth overall pick in 2008. He broke his jaw on a hit by Steelers receiver Hines Ward during the seventh game of his rookie season and didn't return.
Posted Oct. 30, 2008
Rivers was scheduled for surgery Monday to set his broken jaw, an injury that will end his season.||||||| The rookie linebacker was hurt when Steelers receiver Hines Ward leveled him with a straight-up block during Pittsburgh's 38-10 victory on Sunday. Rivers walked off the field without assistance and went for tests that detected the fracture. Rivers had started every game and was the Bengals' second-leading tackler for the season when he was hurt.

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