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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 try to tackle protection issues

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Giants are starting to get concerned about their starting offensive tackles, David Diehl and Kareem McKenzie.

Manningham (concussion) joins O'Hara on Giants' injury list

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Giants have added WR Mario Manningham to the injury list with a concussion. His status for Sunday's game against the Bears is unknown.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Giants P Matt Dodge will have to be on top of his game vs. Bears PR Devin Hester.

Giants place S Johnson on I.R.

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Giants have placed S Michael Johnson on injured reserve with a herniated disc in his back. DB Brian Jackson was promoted from the practice squad to take Johnson's place on the roster.

Giants OT McKenzie calls his behavior 'despicable'

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Giants OT Kareem McKenzie described his behavior in Sunday's loss to the Titans as "despicable" when speaking to reporters in front of his locker on Monday.

Giants self-destruct with lack of discipline

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The numbers from the Giants’ 29-10 loss to the Titans were ugly: two missed field goals, a safety that wiped out a huge pass play and 11 penalties, five of them personal fouls.

Johnson runs Titans past Giants 29-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Tennessee defense forced three turnovers in beating the error-prone and undisciplined New York Giants 29-10 on Sunday.

Coughlin tries to wrest control of players

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Our Giants sources don't believe the team is on the verge of a player mutiny, but it's never a good sign when two players threaten to disrupt the chemistry of the locker room.

Giants RB Jacobs fined for helmet toss

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for tossing his helmet into the stands during the Sunday night game against Colts.

Rolle questions Giants leadership

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
In a radio interview Tuesday, Giants FS Antrel Rolle said the team has a lack of leadership and was disappointed with how the team prepared for their Week Two game vs. the Colts.

Giants will hang on to RB Jacobs

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Reports have surfaced that Brandon Jacobs, who has not been happy with his role for months, will request a trade from the Giants. Don't expect them to remit to his demands.

Peyton, Colts cruise to 'Manning Bowl' victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.

Jacobs throws helmet into stands

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' frustration Sunday night almost injured a fan; instead it led to a bizarre occurrence during the Giants' game against the Colts.

Report: Giants WR Nicks, DE Umenyiora travel with team to Indy

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The Giants got good news Saturday as DE Osi Umenyiora and WR Hakeem Nicks traveled with the team to Indianapolis for the team's Sunday night game against the Colts, according to a New York Daily News report.

Report: Average NFL ticket price increases 4.5 percent

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Team Marketing Report said Friday that average ticket prices for NFL games increased 4.5 percent this year to $76.47. Last year's increase was 3.9 percent.

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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