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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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No change for Week 11 schedule

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that there is no change to the Week 11 schedule, meaning the Sunday night game between the Giants and Eagles has not been flexed out for another contest.

Eli on fire for Giants, fantasy owners alike

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Colts' Peyton Manning may be having an MVP-caliber season, but he doesn't even have as many TD passes as his younger brother.

Giants dominate Seahawks 41-7

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw for three first-half touchdowns, Ahmad Bradshaw added a pair of rushing touchdowns and the New York Giants routed the Seattle Seahawks 41-7 on Sunday.

Giants rule out Reynaud

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Giants have ruled out WR-KR Darius Reynaud for Sunday's game against the Seahawks because of a hamstring injury.

Giants' Jacobs learning to accept reserve role

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' career and season have come full circle as he is accepting his role coming off the bench.

Hasselbeck out, Whitehurst to start vs. Giants

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst will make his first-ever NFL start on Sunday, as the Seahawks announced that QB Matt Hasselbeck is out with a concussion.

Giants place CB Johnson on I.R., re-sign DE Hall

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Monday that they have placed CB Bruce Johnson on injured reserve and filled his roster spot with DE Alex Hall.

Giants C O'Hara has sprained foot

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
New York C Shaun O'Hara sprained his right foot in the Giants' Week Seven game vs. the Cowboys and is uncertain if he'll play against the Seahawks.

Giants turn focus to improving special teams

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Giants' recent hot streak has underscored their troublesome special-teams needs.

Report: Giants to place OLB Kiwanuka on I.R., sign CB-KR Blackmon

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
According to a report from the Newark Star Ledger, the Giants will place OLB-DE Mathias Kiwanuka on injured reserve in order to free up a roster spot for CB-KR Will Blackmon, who worked out for the team Wednesday and reportedly ...

Cowboys' Romo won't have surgery, faces 6-8 week timetable

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo won't need surgery on his broken collarbone and could return to the field in 6-8 weeks, Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple said today.

Romo breaks collarbone; Giants beat Cowboys 41-35

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning threw four TD passes, pacing the division-leading Giants to a 41-35 win over the Cowboys, who fell to 1-5 and lost QB Tony Romo to a broken left clavicle.

Inactives for Giants-Cowboys

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Giants and Cowboys have announced their inactive list for the final game of the Week Seven slate.

Romo or not, Cowboys destined to fail

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
We saw everything we needed to know about this Cowboys team in their loss to the Giants, and it had absolutely nothing to do with Tony Romo.

Giants' defensive improvement starts up front

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
It's becoming clear that the Giants' defensive improvement starts with the defensive line, a group that went from bedrock in 2007 and '08 to blemish last season.

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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