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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

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Giants release PK Graham; claim OT Meredith

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Giants released PK Shayne Graham on Monday after being rewarded OT Jamon Meredith off waivers from the Lions.

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants top Lions 28-20

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes to lead the New York Giants to a 28-20 victory over Detroit and send the error-prone Lions to an NFL record-tying 24th straight road loss.

Giants sign PK Graham

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Giants signed PK Shayne Graham on Saturday after starting PK Lawrence Tynes suffered an ankle injury on Friday.

Giants' defense shines on first downs, in first halves

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Want a hidden factor to the Giants' recent success? Here you go: They have played excellent first-down and first-half defense.

Nicks swiftly becoming an elite fantasy receiver

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
It's not a surprise that Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is having a big season, but how quickly he has leapfrogged fellow WR Steve Smith is somewhat shocking.

Air attack and run defense lead Giants over Texans

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two of his three touchdown passes to Hakeem Nicks and the New York Giants held Houston to a franchise-low 24 yards rushing in a 34-10 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Giants' blocking depth becoming serious issue

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Giants are suffering through some problems, primarily with their offensive line, that could put them in a bind up front.

Bears-Giants earns huge ratings for NBC

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
NBC announced on Monday that the Week Four contest between the Bears and Giants recorded the best overnight rating for an NFL primetime game in October in 10 years,

Giants knock out Cutler, take down Bears

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
The New York Giants knocked out Jay Cutler with a nine-sack first half and limited Chicago to 110 total yards in a 17-3 victory on Sunday night that left the NFL with only one undefeated team.

Dodge's punting job may be on line

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Having gotten off to a lackluster start to the season, Giants P Matt Dodge may need to deliver Sunday night when he has to punt to dangerous Bears PR Devin Hester, according to NFC East Whispers.

NFL's Week Three fines

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Here is a list of players fined for actions in Week Three games.

Giants DE Kiwanuka out vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka, who is tied for second in the NFL with four sacks, will miss Sunday's game vs. the Bears due to a bulging cervical disc in his neck.

Turf toe may sideline Bulluck vs. Bears

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Giants SLB Keith Bulluck has missed the past two days of practice with turf toe, but is hopeful he'll be on the field Sunday night against the Bears.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Bears' offensive line has faced elite pass rushers over the past two games in OLBs DeMarcus Ware and Clay Matthews, and it won't get much easier for Chicago's front five in Week Four.

Parcells on future: 'I know I want to do something'

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells said in a conference call with New York reporters on Thursday that he is open to doing something new.

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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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