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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 WR Nicks to miss time with leg injury

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks could miss the next three weeks with Compartment Syndrome, an injury to the lower part of the leg.

Giants-Eagles Sunday-nighter gets big ratings

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Last night's battle for NFC East supremacy between the Giants and Eagles earned the fourth best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

McCoy, Vick lead Eagles past Giants

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
LeSean McCoy ran 50 yards for a go-ahead score on a fourth-and-1 late in the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied to beat the New York Giants 27-17 after blowing a 13-point lead Sunday night.

Eagles CB Hobbs injures neck on kickoff

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs suffered a neck injury on the second half kickoff after a violent collision with Giants DE Dave Tollefson.

Giants sign TE Ballard

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Giants have promoted TE Jake Ballard from their practice squad as insurance in case one of their top blockers can't play in Week 11 vs. the Eagles. DB D.J. Johnson was released.

Giants bring back WR Hagan

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed WR Derek Hagan on Tuesday, replacing the injured Ramses Barden.

Giants WR Barden breaks ankle

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
Giants reserve WR Ramses Barden broke his left ankle and tore a ligament in the ankle in the team's 33-20 loss to Dallas on Sunday, likely ending the season of the second-year receiver.

Cowboys' Garrett wins debut over Giants

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Jon Kitna passed for 327 yards and three touchdowns and the Dallas Cowboys looked revitalized with new coach Jason Garrett running the team in a 33-20 victory that served as a reality check for the New York Giants on Sunday.

Power outage delays Giants-Cowboys for 12 minutes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Smoke coming out of a transformer led to a power outage at New Meadowlands Stadium, delaying the Giants-Cowboys game for 12 minutes.

Giants CB Ross under the microscope

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The pressure will be on Giants nickel back Aaron Ross to produce after he has overcome injuries and other setbacks, we hear in NFC East Whispers.

Giants hope OL shuffling can cease

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Credit the Giants for adjusting to several injuries along their offensive line this season, the most recent being David Diehl's partially torn hamstring and hip injuries and Adam Koets' season-ending torn ACL.

Giants WR Smith out for Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith will miss Sunday's game against the Cowboys with a partially torn pectoral muscle. He suffered the injury during practice on Thursday.

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Giants extend OL Koets, LS DeOssie

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed LS Zak DeOssie and OL Adam Koets to two-year contract extensions over the weekend, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Giants C Koets tears ACL

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
C Adam Koets tore his ACL and is likely done for the season. Plus, OL David Diehl is undergoing tests Monday on a sprained hip.

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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