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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-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 16 game against the Giants at Lambeau Field.

Avant delivers knockout block for Eagles

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Jason Avant threw a huge block on DeSean Jackson's game-winning punt-return TD, but didn't see the play after he was temporarily knocked out.

Giants' collapse could spell trouble for Coughlin

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Costly special-teams' miscues allowed the Eagles to storm back from a 21-point deficit and capture control of the NFC East in a game that could be difficult for the Mara family to forget when it comes time to decide the ...

Eagles stun Giants with fourth-quarter comeback

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson scored on a 65-yard punt return on the final play of the game and the Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to stun the New York Giants 38-31 and take over first place in the ...

Giants' Smith faces long, difficult rehab

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:05 a.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith, who will be a free agent after this season, might not be ready to play when the 2011 season begins.

2010 NFL playoff scenarios for Week 15

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The NFL has released the possible playoff scenarios heading into the Week 15 games.

Giants place LB Sintim on I.R., add DE Hall

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Giants LB Clint Sintim tore his ACL in the Giants' 21-3 win over the Vikings on Monday night and will be placed on injured reserve. DE Alex Hall was added to the active roster in his place.

Giants WR Smith to miss remainder of season

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith will miss the remainder of the season after injuring both his hamstring and knee on Monday night.

Week 14: Did Brett Favre earn his money?

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
We once more examine whether Vikings QB Brett Favre, who is being paid more than $1 million per game this season, earned his paycheck. Let's take a look at the Week 14 loss to the Giants.

Vikings' players of the Week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players of the week from the Vikings' 21-3 loss to the Giants in Detroit.

Giants dominate Favre-less Vikings 21-3

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
The New York Giants took advantage of Brett Favre standing on the sideline as Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw had long runs in a 21-3 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night. Favre's NFL-record streak of 297 straight ...

Tickets no longer available for Vikings-Giants at Ford Field

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
An overwhelming response forced the Lions to announce that tickets will no longer be distributed for Monday night's Vikings-Giants game.

Graham tears ACL, Bradley should return for postseason

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Eagles DE Brandon Graham will miss the rest of the season with an ACL tear while MLB Stewart Bradley will miss the rest of the regular season with a dislocated elbow.

Favre remains doubtful against Giants

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Brett Favre expressed doubt to USA Today, and his head coach, Leslie Frazier, did the same to ESPN over whether the QB can play Monday night in Detroit against the Giants.

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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