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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Giants S Phillips, DT Bernard downgraded to out

Posted Oct. 27, 2012 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
Giants S Kenny Phillips and DT Rocky Bernard have been ruled out for Sunday's game in Dallas against the Cowboys.

Key matchup: Giants run game vs. Cowboys defense

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Giants RB Andre Brown could play a bigger role with Ahmad Bradhsaw banged up, but the Cowboys suffer a big loss with LB Sean Lee out.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cruz-Manning again the difference

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
With the Eagles on bye, the Giants fended off the Redskins in a barn burner and the Cowboys stayed alive with a win at Carolina.

Eli rallies Giants to win over RG3, Redskins

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 77-yard scoring pass to Victor Cruz and the Giants overcame a late TD by Robert Griffin III to beat the Redskins, 27-23.

Giants activate DT Canty for Redskins game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
The Giants activated DT Chris Canty for Sunday's NFC East game against Washington.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
The Giants must not blitz too much against a running threat such as Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

A Giant on-off switch

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says the Tom Coughlin-Eli Manning Giants have a confirmed "On-Off" switch — and when it's on, look out.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Antrel Rolle and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants, Redskins on collision course

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.

Giants win NFC title rematch, shut down 49ers

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Giants shut down San Francisco in a 26-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Week Five Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Wayne, Richard Quinn and Will Hill as its Players of the Week.

Giants S Hill suspended for use of Adderall

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Giants S Will Hill for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC East Spin Cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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