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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

Tack FF Int
31 0 0

Giants-Patriots preseason game time changed

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The kickoff of the Giants-Patriots preseason game on Wednesday, Aug. 29 has been changed from 7:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Coughlin says 'chance' DT Shaun Rogers might play

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Despite developing a blood clot in his left leg a little more than a week ago, there is a chance DT Shaun Rogers might play this season.

AP Source: Strahan close to deal with 'Live!'

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Michael Strahan is in talks to be named co-host of "Live!" beside Kelly Ripa.

Report: Bears to work out P Dodge

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Bears will work out former Giants P Matt Dodge, ESPNChicago.com reported Tuesday.

Coughlin addresses viral video of Giants' prank

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was asked Sunday about a video of CB Prince Amukamara getting thrown into a tub of ice water that went viral.

Giants sign DT Thomas

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Broncos DT Marcus Thomas to a one-year deal on Thursday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported.

Carey, No Doubt to perform before first NFL game

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Mariah Carey and No Doubt are superstar acts, but they'll be the openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

Giants cut LB Sintim, DE Trattou

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Giants waived LB Clint Sintim and DE Justin Trattou and signed DB-RS Laron Scott and DT Bobby Skinner.

Giants DT Rogers out for season with blood clot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Giants DT Shaun Rogers will miss the 2012 season because of a blood clot in his left calf, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters Tuesday.

Giants WR Nicks activated from PUP list

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has been activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list, the team announced Monday.

Giants still must develop better CB depth

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Even with good news on Terrell Thomas' knee, the Giants must get better play from its other CB options, including Prince Amukamara.

Giants CB Thomas says 3-8 weeks needed to rehab knee

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Giants CB Terrell Thomas said he might need anywhere from 3-8 weeks before returning to the field.

Wife of Jaguars CB Ross wins Olympic gold

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The wife of Jaguars CB Aaron Ross won the gold medal in the women's 400 meters Sunday at the London Olympics.

Devin Thomas announces retirement

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears WR Devin Thomas has told the team that he is stepping away from the game.

Giants' Herzlich tries to continue his rise

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Giants MLB Mark Herzlich is competing for a starting role on defense.

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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