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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 rookie D-linemen wait to make impact

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Giants drafted DE Jason Pierre-Paul and DT Linval Joseph to upgrade their pass rush and run-stopping force, but the pair is off to a slow start.

Giants CB Ross injured in practice

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The New York Daily News is reporting that Giants CB Aaron Ross was tended to by trainers during Thursday's practice.

Broncos waive RB Brown with Maroney on board

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived RB Andre Brown to make room for new RB Laurence Maroney.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Giants add TE Pascoe

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Giants added necessary depth to the TE position Tuesday promoting Bear Pascoe off their practice squad. To make room for Pascoe, they released LB Bryan Kehl.

Giants' defense makes marked improvement

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Giants' defense — which gave up 427 points a year ago — appeared markedly improved in its first contest under new coordinator Perry Fewell.

Giants may be without TEs Boss and Beatty vs. Colts

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Giants are in the market for a tight end after injuries to starter Kevin Boss and replacement William Beatty in their Week One victory vs. the Panthers.

Nicks, Bradshaw take over in New York

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Last season, Giants QB Eli Manning made a fantasy star out of WR Steve Smith. This year, he's going to do the same thing with Hakeem Nicks.

Nicks' big day leads Giants to 31-18 win over Panthers

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The New York Giants opened their new $1.6 billion home by beating the Carolina Panthers 31-18 with a big second half.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Giants' secondary starting to come into focus

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:31 a.m. ET
Although there are some things to iron out in the front seven, the Giants' secondary is beginning to look like a first-rate group again, CB Corey Webster told PFW.

Ex-Eagles OG Andrews could start for Giants

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although he's been with the team less than a month, former Philadelphia OG Shawn Andrews may eventually supplant Rich Seubert at left guard, our NFC East Whispers indicate.

Giants CB Ross on Week One status: 'Don't count me out'

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross is listed as doubtful for Sunday's season opener against the Panthers but wants to play after practicing this week.

Giants sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed seven players to the practice squad. All seven were with the team for portions of training camp.

Pascoe leads list of Giants roster cuts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Giants have begun trimming their roster to 53 players with a somewhat surprising deletion: TE Bear Pascoe.

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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