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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

Tack FF Int
38 0 0

Giants-Patriots preseason game time changed

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The kickoff of the Giants-Patriots preseason game on Wednesday, Aug. 29 has been changed from 7:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Coughlin says 'chance' DT Shaun Rogers might play

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Despite developing a blood clot in his left leg a little more than a week ago, there is a chance DT Shaun Rogers might play this season.

AP Source: Strahan close to deal with 'Live!'

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Michael Strahan is in talks to be named co-host of "Live!" beside Kelly Ripa.

Report: Bears to work out P Dodge

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Bears will work out former Giants P Matt Dodge, ESPNChicago.com reported Tuesday.

Coughlin addresses viral video of Giants' prank

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was asked Sunday about a video of CB Prince Amukamara getting thrown into a tub of ice water that went viral.

Giants sign DT Thomas

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Broncos DT Marcus Thomas to a one-year deal on Thursday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported.

Carey, No Doubt to perform before first NFL game

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Mariah Carey and No Doubt are superstar acts, but they'll be the openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

Giants cut LB Sintim, DE Trattou

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Giants waived LB Clint Sintim and DE Justin Trattou and signed DB-RS Laron Scott and DT Bobby Skinner.

Giants DT Rogers out for season with blood clot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Giants DT Shaun Rogers will miss the 2012 season because of a blood clot in his left calf, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters Tuesday.

Giants WR Nicks activated from PUP list

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has been activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list, the team announced Monday.

Giants still must develop better CB depth

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Even with good news on Terrell Thomas' knee, the Giants must get better play from its other CB options, including Prince Amukamara.

Giants CB Thomas says 3-8 weeks needed to rehab knee

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Giants CB Terrell Thomas said he might need anywhere from 3-8 weeks before returning to the field.

Wife of Jaguars CB Ross wins Olympic gold

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The wife of Jaguars CB Aaron Ross won the gold medal in the women's 400 meters Sunday at the London Olympics.

Devin Thomas announces retirement

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears WR Devin Thomas has told the team that he is stepping away from the game.

Giants' Herzlich tries to continue his rise

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Giants MLB Mark Herzlich is competing for a starting role on defense.

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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