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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Giants sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Pierce might have to wait for job

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Giants cut Antonio Pierce after five mostly great seasons in New York, and his disc injury might prevent him from getting another job right away.

Coughlin: Giants' Sintim has come 'long way'

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
OLB Clint Sintim could find himself earning a lot more playing time in his second pro season, with some expected shuffling going on at linebacker.

Giants name Sullivan new QB coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants announced today that Mike Sullivan, who previously has coached the team's wide receivers, now will be the quarterbacks coach.

Giants cut MLB Pierce

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
MLB Antonio Pierce told the Newark Star-Ledger by e-mail that the Giants have cut him, a move later confirmed by the team.

Fewell gives some hints about Giants' defense

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
New defensive coordinator Perry Fewell is going through the process of evaluating the Giants' defensive talent and trying to establish what he has and what system he wants to run.

Giants have biggest questions in the middle

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The biggest question facing the Giants this offseason likely is going to be who will line up at middle linebacker.

Could Pascoe fill Giants' blocking TE role?

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Giants made a subtle pickup in December, adding TE Bear Pascoe to the roster, and it was a mild surprise that he played ahead of Darcy Johnson at times down the stretch.

Giants tab Fewell as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Thursday they have named Perry Fewell their defensive coordinator.

Giants' biggest changes could be at linebacker

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
There is a growing sense that LBs Antonio Pierce, Danny Clark and Gerris Wilkinson all could be former Giants this offseason, leaving several LB positions open.

Giants dismiss DL coach Wauffle

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
A day after the Giants fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan, the team made another coaching move, letting DL coach Mike Wauffle go.

Giants fire defensive coordinator Sheridan

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Owner John Mara said head coach Tom Coughlin and GM Jerry Reese were safe Monday, but the team fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan.

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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