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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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Jacobs, Bradshaw run all over Redskins

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw  turned Sunday's meeting with the Washington Redskins into a rout, rushing for all four touchdowns and 200 yards in a 31-7 Giants victory.

Giants concerned about OT Andrews' health

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
With OLT Shawn Andrews missing his second consecutive game in Week 13, the Giants are worried that his back problems will linger, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants not worried about run defense

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
The Giants' run defense was disconcertingly bad for three quarters against the Jaguars, but they believe they have figured out the problems from the game.

Manning making due with Giants’ depleted receiving corps

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
In a matter of a couple weeks, the Giants went from having one of strongest receiving corps to one of the thinnest. That's not what Eli Manning owners wanted to hear.

Manning leads Giants to comeback win over Jaguars

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Boss with 3:15 to play and the Giants rallied to beat Jacksonville 24-20 on Sunday, snapping a two-game slide and ending the Jaguars' three-game winning streak.

Giants worried about Manning's turnovers

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
While he's in no danger of losing his job, QB Eli Manning's penchant for fumbles and interceptions this season concerns the Giants, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants OLT Andrews released from hospital

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Giants starting OLT Shawn Andrews was released from the hospital Saturday after undergoing treatment for a chronic back condition.

Giants RB Jacobs fined $20,000

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs was fined for "unsportsmanlike conduct toward fans" after an incident last week in Philadelphia.

Giants OT Andrews' back issues flaring up

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
The New York Daily News reports that Giants OLT Shawn Andrews was unable to participate in Thursday's practice because of back pain and later went to a hospital because of issues related to his troublesome back.

Giants not benching Bradshaw for good

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
The Giants' decision to bench RB Ahmad Bradshaw is a temporary measure, and it might end up helping him in the long term.

Giants claim WR Thomas

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Giants added another wide receiver on Wednesday, claiming WR Devin Thomas off waivers one day after signing Michael Clayton.

Coughlin: Jacobs gets start over Bradshaw

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin announced that Brandon Jacobs will start ahead of Ahmad Bradshaw in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Giants sign WR Clayton

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed former Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton to fill a spot on a banged-up receiving corps.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Giants will be shorthanded at receiver

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
It was clear that the Giants missed WR Steve Smith in their loss to the Eagles, but now they must deal with now having Hakeem Nicks either.

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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