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Mark Herzlich

Mark Herzlich - #58 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 246 lbs.
Birthday 09/01/1987
Birthplace Wayne, PA
College Boston College
Years played 3

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Pierre-Paul is the draft's biggest risk

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Giants GM Jerry Reese continued his penchant for gambling, selecting the biggest boom-or-bust prospect in the draft, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, writes PFW's Eric Edholm.

2010 draft choices by team: Giants

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the New York Giants in the 2010 NFL draft.

Giants say Feagles might not punt again

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and GM Jerry Reese indicated that P Jeff Feagles thinks he might not be physically able to play another year.

Reese’s stamp is all over Giants’ draft

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Each year, GM Jerry Reese has continued to take risks, but calculated, high-reward risks that continue to add talent to a good Giants roster.

Giants' defense will be tested early

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Giants and new coordinator Perry Fewell know that they will face two tough, but very different, challenges to open next season in the run-heavy Panthers and the passing-proficient Colts.

Giants' Reese once again goes with big upside

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Jerry Reese learned from Ernie Accorsi that you can never pass on pure pass rushers. They are just too rare. Thus, the selection of Jason Pierre-Paul should shock no one.

Giants may surprise with offensive pick

Posted April 11, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
Although most pundits expect the Giants to draft a middle linebacker with their first-round pick, the whispers we're hearing indicate that an offensive player, such as TE Jermaine Gresham, wouldn't be a shocking choice.

Giants sign ex-Seahawks S Grant

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
The Giants have added some insurance at safety with ex-Seahawk Deon Grant, which seems to suggest that the Giants are not expecting to have a healthy Kenny Phillips to start the season.

Giants re-sign veteran P Feagles

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Veteran P Jeff Feagles signed a new contract with the Giants on Thursday, ensuring the 44-year-old will play his 23rd NFL season in 2010.

Giants' Coughlin expects Umenyiora to compete

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Tom Coughlin made strong comments last month, saying he wasn't prepared to guarantee a starting job to DE Osi Umenyiora, but Umenyiora has responded positively, Coughlin said.

Giants say Umenyiora can earn his spot

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
DE Osi Umenyiora wasn't happy with his role in the Giants' defense last season, a unit that clearly underachieved. Will he be happy when next season rolls around? Stay tuned.

Giants sign Sorgi to back up Eli

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that QB Jim Sorgi, who has been Peyton Manning’s backup for the past six seasons, now will compete to be the No. 2 behind Eli Manning in New York.

Rams sign ex-Giants DT Robbins

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to terms on a three-year deal with free-agent DT Fred Robbins, a key cog in the Giants’ defense during their 2007 run to the Super Bowl.

Report: 49ers sign QB Carr

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reached a contract agreement with QB David Carr, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger is reporting, quoting Carr's agent, Mike Sullivan.

Signing of Rolle speaks volumes about Phillips

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 2:01 a.m. ET
The Giants appeared upbeat on the subject of FS Kenny Phillips' health at the Indianapolis Combine. But their signing of free-agent FS Antrel Rolle suggests there might be a problem there.

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Posted Nov. 01, 2012
Herzlich has a chance to get back in the starting lineup Sunday with Chase Blackburn nursing a hamstring injury.||||||| Blackburn, who was hurt in the Giants' 29-24 win over Dallas, did not practice Wednesday. He spent the warm-up riding a stationary bike. Herzlich had a tackle and two special-teams tackles against Dallas on Sunday, and he knows how important his job will be against the Steelers. Coach Tom Coughlin believes Herzlich will be ready to go. There was a point in training camp when the second-year player from Boston College was going to push Blackburn for the starting job.
Posted Aug. 18, 2012
Herzlich sustained a hip pointer on the Jets' opening series of the half Saturday, leaving the game.||||||| Herzlich said he was hit on a screen play and the athletic trainers wanted him to ice it right away. He thought he may have been hit by one of his teammates.
Posted Aug. 03, 2012
Herzlich is turning out to be more than a feel-good story from the New York Giants' run to the Super Bowl last season. The cancer survivor who beat the odds to make it to NFL is turning out to be a pretty good middle linebacker who has a shot at landing a starting job in his second season with the Giants.||||||| Instead of fighting to make the roster, Herzlich is backing up Chase Blackburn at middle linebacker, working at the other linebacker spots and handling roles on special teams. He's an established NFL player and is answering more questions about football than his battle with a rare bone cancer that caused him to miss the 2009 season while a budding star at Boston College. At the time, he was a projected first-round draft pick.
Posted Dec. 23, 2011
Herzlich will miss the Super Bowl.||||||| Herzlich was out with an ankle injury but had resumed practicing.

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