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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 add eight to roster

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Giants signed eight players to reserve/futures contracts on Thursday.

Giants clearly have Coughlin's back

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Some fans clearly were upset with the Giants' decision to retain head coach Tom Coughlin, but the issue apparently was never in question.

Mara: Coughlin will remain Giants' coach

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Despite missing the playoffs for the second season in a row after a late-season collapse, the Giants will retain Tom Coughlin as their head coach, according to team owner John Mara.

Giants top 'Skins but miss playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The New York Giants got the win. They didn't get the help.

Tuck unhurt after minor car accident

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Giants DE Justin Tuck and his wife were not injured after being involved in a minor car accident Friday night.

Giants' coverage troubles exposed

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
The Giants were a successful defense for most of the 2010 season because of their push up front, but when it failed, the team's coverage weaknesses showed up.

Giants place CB-RS Blackmon on I.R.

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Giants placed cornerback and return specialist Will Blackmon on injured reserve Thursday with a knee injury and signed Brian Witherspoon.

Giants WR Nicks unlikely to play Sunday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has a broken big toe and will likely miss the team's final regular-season game against the Redskins.

Rodgers returns to lead Pack over Giants

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers returned from a concussion to turn in his sharpest performance of the season, keeping the Green Bay Packers on a path toward the playoffs with 404 yards and four touchdowns.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Weather strands Pats, Jets, Giants

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
Blizzards in the Northeast have affected the postgame travel plans of the Patriots, Jets and Giants.

Giants-Packers prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction on the Week 16 matchup between the Packers and Giants at Lambeau Field.

Giants' Coughlin has been here before

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin may be under some pressure, but based on his track record, we hear his job is not yet in jeopardy.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

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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