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New York Giants


Louis Murphy

Louis Murphy - #18 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 05/11/1987
Birthplace St. Petersburg, FL
College Florida
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 4th round, 24th pick by Raiders

Shorts and Shells: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 4 a.m. ET
Even on bye, the Packers are the envy of teams at the other end of the standings, who are eyeing Pack staffers like Reggie McKenzie. Also, Bill Belichick's questionable coaching move, and more from Week Eight.

Giants rally, keep Dolphins winless

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Victor Cruz with 5:58 to play and the Giants barely avoided a post-bye letdown, keeping Miami winless with a 20-17 victory.

Dolphins downgrade CB Davis, RB Thomas to out

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Dolphins downgraded CB Vontae Davis and RB Daniel Thomas to out for Sunday's game against the Giants with hamstring injuries.

Giants will work Amukamara into rotation

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
First-round CB Prince Amukamara has had only a handful of practices with the Giants following foot surgery, and he will be worked into the rotation slowly.

TE Jake Ballard making Giants forget Kevin Boss

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
Giants TE Jake Ballard has been a very pleasant surprise for a Giants offense that was worried about the TE position to start the season.

Mara named management council chairman

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Giants president and CEO John Mara has been named chairman of the NFL's Management Council Executive Committee/Labor.

Bar raised for Giants' Ballard, Cruz

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The bye week has given people a chance to appreciate how good — and unexpected — the contributions of WR Victor Cruz and TE Jake Ballard have been.

Bradshaw, Coleman and Hester NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw, Eagles S Kurt Coleman and Bears WR-RS Devin Hester were named NFC Players of Week Six.

Bradshaw's three TDs help push Giants past Bills

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Ahmad Bradshaw ran for 104 yards and a career-best three touchdowns in the Giants' 27-24 win over the Bills.

Giants promote DT Hendricks

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Giants filled the opening on their active roster by promoting DT Dwayne Hendricks from their practice squad.

They Said It: week of Oct. 9

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall on his plans for Monday night's contest against the Jets, quoted on miamiherald.com: "I'll probably get kicked out after the second quarter. I'm not joking. I'm serious."

Giants have myriad running issues

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The talk all week has been about how the Giants no longer can run the ball the way the team long has sought to do. But the question is: Why not?

Giants S Phillips fined $20,000

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The NFL has fined Giants S Kenny Phillips $20,000 for an illegal hit, his second infraction this season.

Giants knew DT Kennedy had substance issue

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Giants were aware that Jimmy Kennedy faced a possible suspension when they signed him in August.

NFL suspends Giants DT Kennedy

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
Giants DT Jimmy Kennedy was suspended by the NFL on Tuesday for four games beginning immediately for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 19, 2013
With leading receiver Victor Cruz still unsigned, the New York Giants have added Murphy.||||||| The Giants on Tuesday confirmed the signing of the speedy receiver who played last season with Carolina. The five-year veteran has 115 receptions for 1,707 yards and seven touchdowns, including 25 catches with the Panthers in 2012. Murphy was Oakland's fourth-round draft choice in 2009. As a rookie, he scored four touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 13, 2010
Murphy had six receptions for 59 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.||||||| Murphy was targeted a season-high 11 times.
Posted Sept. 27, 2010
Murphy had another impressive performance in Sunday's 24-23 loss to Arizona, catching five balls for a game-high 119 yards.||||||| Murphy seems to be emerging as the Raiders No. 1 receiver, and if he's still around in your free agent pool, you may want to think about snatching him up.
Posted Sept. 20, 2010
Murphy had six catches for 91 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' 16-14 win over St. Louis on Sunday.||||||| Murphy has shown the most promise of the Raiders' young receivers, and seems to have clicked with backup Bruce Gradkowski. Monitor Tom Cable's choice at QB before definitely going with Murphy, but the young wideout should be able to get open against Arizona's secondary.
Posted July 31, 2010
Murphy is being held out of training camp practice with a concussion.||||||| Murphy says he got hurt when he was kneed in the helmet by teammate Nnamdi Asomugha during practice Friday. He has a bad headache and missed practice Saturday. Coach Tom Cable says Murphy will not return until he passes a series of tests that shows he has recovered. Murphy is being counted on heavily in his second year in the NFL. He led all Raiders wideouts with 34 catches for 521 yards and four touchdowns as a rookie last season.

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