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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' Seubert has broken bone in hand

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
Giants OG Rich Seubert has been sidelined by a broken bone in his left hand. He'll be examined Saturday by Dr. Russell Warren.

Giants interested in Burress?

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Giants may be interested in bringing back WR Plaxico Burress. Giants GM Jerry Reese told the New York Post that the team "definitely will investigate it" when Burress is released from the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y ...

Hakeem Nicks' knee appears to be fine

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Giants team spokesman Pat Hanlon said via Twitter on Wednesday that the knee of WR Hakeem Nicks appears to be "A-OK."

Report: Giants come to terms with Pierre-Paul

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
The Giants came to terms Saturday with their first-round pick, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, a league source has told NFL.com. The 15th overall draft choice out of South Florida will sign a five-year contract worth $20.05 million, according to ...

Hilliard, Tyree retire as Giants

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that WRs Ike Hilliard and David Tyree each signed a one-day contract with the team in order to retire as a Giant.

Bulluck won't be handed Giants' MLB job

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Despite reports that Keith Bulluck is set to end the competition at middle linebacker for the Giants, we hear those reports are far too premature.

Report: Giants reach agreement with Bulluck

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Unrestricted free-agent LB Keith Bulluck has reached an agreement with the Giants on a one-year contract, a source close to the player has told NFL.com.

Don't sleep on Eli Manning

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
After having a career season in 2009, Giants QB Eli Manning deserves to be taken more seriously in fantasy circles.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Exclusive trenchmarks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly offers an exclusive breakdown of the top-rated teams in each division in terms of overall play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. 

Giants must move on without Jones

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Rookie S Chad Jones nearly lost his leg in a car accident this offseason, leaving the Giants shorthanded in three areas: on special teams coverage, as a punt returner and as a safety.

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Giants waive Davis after failed physical

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The Giants have waived WR-RS Chris Davis, who was claimed off waivers last week, after he failed his physical with the team.

Giants draft pick Jones hurt in car crash

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Giants third-round pick Chad Jones was involved in a car crash early Friday morning in New Orleans and underwent more than seven hours of surgery for a broken left leg and ankle, but it's too early to determine whether ...

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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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