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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' Ross might get his chance on special teams

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although CB Aaron Ross might be disappointed he's not starting on defense, he might get more opportunities to get on the field because of an injury elsewhere.

Giants claim WR-RS Davis off waivers

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Giants claimed WR-RS Chris Davis off waivers from Cincinnati on Wednesday. He could figure prominently as a punt and/or kickoff returner.

Giants cut five, including Aussie P Bond

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants waived five players — DB Vince Anderson, P Jy Bond, TE Carson Butler and LBs Lee Campbell and Micah Johnson — on Monday in order to create space on their roster for draft picks.

Giants lose Hixon to ACL injury for season

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants have lost RS-WR Domenik Hixon for the 2010 season with a torn ACL, suffered on the surface of the team's new Meadowlands stadium.

Keep an eye on Giants WR Barden

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Second-year WR Ramses Barden, who had a strong training camp as a rookie but barely made a ripple when the games counted, has re-emerged this offseason.

Brother of Giants' Kiwanuka critically injured

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
The brother of Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka was critically injured Friday in Indianapolis when his motorcycle struck a car. Mathias, who was riding a separate motorcycle, avoided the car and escaped injury.

Giants' Ross back in fold, but as starter?

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
CB Aaron Ross returns to cornerback after a tough 2009 season, but he'll have a battle to regain a starting spot with Terrell Thomas coming off a strong season.

Giants TE Boss to undergo surgery

Posted May 23, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that TE Kevin Boss will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his right ankle Monday.

Source: Giants no longer shopping Cofield

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
After he thwarted a deal with New Orleans during the draft, unsigned Giants NT Barry Cofield is no longer on the trading block, a league source told NFL.com Thursday.

Giants WR Hagan signs tender

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 2:20 a.m. ET
Giants WR Derek Hagan has signed his restricted free-agent tender, one year at $1.176 million.

Feds: Taylor admits to sex acts with girl

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame LB Lawrence Taylor has admitted to paying for sex with a 16-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday by federal prosecutors against the alleged pimp for the runaway girl.

Hall of Famer Taylor arrested on rape charge

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Journal News of New York's Hudson Valley is reporting that ex-Giants great Lawrence Taylor has been arrested for a felony rape charge involving an attack on a 15-year-old girl.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Giants set for the unknown at punter

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
With the retirement of P Jeff Feagles, the Giants will go into this season unsure of their punting situation.

Feagles makes retirement from Giants official

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Jeff Feagles retired from the NFL on Friday, ending a 22-year career that saw him never miss a single game with his five teams.

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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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