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Mathias Kiwanuka

Mathias Kiwanuka - #94 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 267 lbs.
Birthday 03/08/1983
Birthplace Indianapolis, IN
College Boston College
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 32nd pick by Giants

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Giants sign OG Boothe; line returns for '13

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
The Giants on Monday announced that OLG Kevin Boothe has re-signed after spending time on the free-agent market.

New York Giants: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New York Giants, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Giants re-sign OT Beatty

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Giants signed OT Will Beatty to a five-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Giants owner's nephew arrested in Conn.

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The nephew of Giants owner John Mara has been charged with felony assault in Connecticut.

Reese: Giants' Tuck wants to regain form

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Giants GM Jerry Reese has spoken to DE Justin Tuck about him regaining his form of two seasons ago.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Giants re-sign DT Rogers

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed DT Shaun Rogers on Thursday, the team announced.

Giants release RB Bradshaw, DT Canty

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Giants released RB Ahmad Bradshaw and DT Chris Canty on Wednesday, the team confirmed.

Giants release LB Boley

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Giants released LB Michael Boley on Tuesday, the team announced.

Is Canty a cap concern for Giants?

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
DT Chris Canty carries a high salary-cap figure and a balky knee. Is that enough for the Giants to cut him?

Eli Manning added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning will replace Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers on the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl.

Giants could seek more pass-rush help

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
The Giants' pass rush fell way off this season, which could lead them to seek more DE help from the draft.

Panthers name Gettleman general manager

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Wednesday that Dave Gettleman has been hired as general manager.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

NFC East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 27, 2012
The New York Giants have signed Kiwanuka to a three-year contract extension. Kiwanuka will earn more than $21 million, including an $8.5 million signing bonus, under terms of the deal, which was posted on the NFL Players Association website. He base salary will only be $950,000 next season but his salaries over the final three years will be $2.95 million, $4.375 million and $4.775 million. The deal also includes incentives.||||||| The Super Bowl champions announced the deal Friday, a day after they signed veteran defensive tackle Shaun Rogers. The 29-year-old Kiwanuka appeared in all 20 games last season, playing strongside linebacker on first and second downs and as a lineman in passing situations. The seven-year veteran finished fourth on the team with 81 tackles, 3 1/2 sacks, 13 tackles for losses, nine quarterback hits, an interception, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Posted Oct. 10, 2010
Kiwanuka has been ruled out for Week 5 against the Houston Texans.||||||| Kiwanuka remains out of action as he continues to deal with a bulging disc.
Posted Oct. 01, 2010
The New York Giants have placed Kiwanuka on injured reserve with a neck injury.||||||| Kiwanuka, who was having an outstanding season with four sacks in the first three games, was diagnosed with a cervical disk problem earlier this month and has not played the last four games. The Giants hoped Kiwanuka, whose contract expires after this season, would respond to treatment and be able to play again this season, but doctors recently told him to shut it down.
Posted June 08, 2010
Kiwanuka is giving up his motorcycle. The New York Giants defensive end has decided to end his riding days in the wake of a motorcycle accident that seriously injured his older brother about 10 days ago in Indianapolis.||||||| Kiwanuka was riding on a separate motorcycle at the time of the accident and did not fall. "You go through something like that and you realize how much of a gift life is and how short it can be," Kiwanuka said. "(You) just try to make better decisions and for me, in the position I was in watching that and knowing what I have left to do, not in just football but on this Earth, it's enough to wake you up and realize there are better ways to have fun."
Posted May 28, 2010
Indianapolis police say the brother of Kiwanuka has been critically injured in a motorcycle accident on the city's northwest side.||||||| Police say the Kiwanuka brothers were riding separate motorcycles at high speed on Lafayette Road on Friday when a car pulled out of an apartment complex and 32-year-old Benedict Kiwanuka struck it. Police say he was thrown about 100 feet and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

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