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Lawrence Tynes

Lawrence Tynes - #9 - K

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 194 lbs.
Birthday 05/03/1978
Birthplace Greenock, Sc
College Troy
Years played 10

Rodgers, Manning named Players of the Month

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Broncos QB Peyton Manning were among the league's Players of the Month for October.

NFL's overseas growth is in London's shadow

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Foreign-born NFL players, like Raiders DL Jack Crawford, are seeing the sport grow in their home countries at varying rates.

Fitzgerald, Clemons, Tynes named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Seahawks DE Chris Clemons and Giants PK Lawrence Tynes were named the NFC’s Players of the Week for Week Three.

Giants' special teams have shined in postseason

Posted Feb. 01, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
In the postseason, special teams can be the difference. The Giants owe a nod to their special teams for their performance down the stretch.

Giants top 49ers in OT to reach Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Eli Manning took a beating but stood in there and made plays to lead the Giants back to the Super Bowl with a hard-fought 20-17 overtime victory over the 49ers.

Giants add PK Lloyd

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Tuesday they have signed PK Rhys Lloyd. Lloyd spent the last four seasons with the Panthers as a kickoff specialist.

Giants release PK Graham; claim OT Meredith

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Giants released PK Shayne Graham on Monday after being rewarded OT Jamon Meredith off waivers from the Lions.

Giants sign PK Graham

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Giants signed PK Shayne Graham on Saturday after starting PK Lawrence Tynes suffered an ankle injury on Friday.


Posted March 13, 2013
Tynes' tenure as placekicker of the New York Giants appears to be over.||||||| The Giants on Wednesday announced that they had signed 11-year veteran Josh Brown, making it unlikely that Tynes will return after spending six seasons with the team and helping them win two Super Bowls.
Posted Nov. 09, 2012
Tynes leads the league with 102 points. He has made 26 of 29 field goals to lead the NFL.||||||| Tynes has already surpassed his point total from each of the last two seasons and the Giants' continual red-zone failures have caused the Scottish native and supporter of the famed Celtic soccer club to build a 20-point lead for the league's scoring title over Atlanta's Matt Bryant. Fantasy owners can continue to count on Tynes if Eli Manning and the defending Super Bowl champs continue to fail to score touchdowns.
Posted Sept. 02, 2011
Tynes has tested his injured right leg and has proclaimed himself ready for the start of the season. Tynes attempted 25 field goals and kicked off eight times in a workout at the Giants training facility Friday in his first major test of the leg he hurt in the preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers on Aug. 13.||||||| The 33-year-old who is entering his fifth season with the Giants has no doubt that he will be ready for the season opener in Washington on Sept. 11.
Posted Aug. 15, 2011
Tynes' bruised right thigh is feeling much better, and there is a chance that he might be able to play against the Chicago Bears next Monday night. "I feel good," Tynes said Monday. "I feel a little weak within the bruising, but overall it feels a lot better than I thought it was going to."||||||| Tynes was injured in the second half of the Giants' 20-10 preseason loss to the Carolina Panthers when he was run into by Sean Ware on a blocked field goal attempt. After leaving the stadium on crutches Saturday, Tynes walked without much of a limp Monday. He did not practice but he hopes to kick either Wednesday or Thursday.
Posted Oct. 15, 2010
Tynes returned in Monday's 41-35 win in Dallas after missing a game with an ankle injury.||||||| Tynes sprained his left ankle practicing kickoffs last Friday. Shayne Graham replaced him for one game, and has been released.