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Michael Boley

Michael Boley - #59 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 08/24/1982
Birthplace Gadsden, AL
College Southern Miss
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 5th round, 24th pick by Falcons

Giants release LB Boley

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Giants released LB Michael Boley on Tuesday, the team announced.

Personnel changes coming for the Giants

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Expect the Giants to shave some salaries and allow some veterans, like OT David Diehl, to walk in the offseason.

Key matchup: Giants defense vs. Panthers QB Cam Newton

Posted Sept. 19, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We should find out pretty quickly on Thursday night whether the Giants will be employing a spy on Panthers QB Cam Newton.

Witten doubtful, Nicks questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday night’s NFL season opener against the Giants, and Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is questionable.

Blackburn still has edge for Giants' MLB spot

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Even though the Giants traded for former No. 9 overall pick Keith Rivers, it appears that Chase Blackburn is a starter now and Rivers is not

Giants LB Boley accused of abuse in Ala.

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Authorities are investigating a report that Giants LB Michael Boley physically abused his 5-year-old son in Gadsden, Ala., his hometown.

Giants' lack of LB depth hurting

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Giants have never placed a great emphasis on the LB position in the offseason, and the lack of depth there has hurt them.

Cowboys' Romo won't have surgery, faces 6-8 week timetable

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Cowboys QB Tony Romo won't need surgery on his broken collarbone and could return to the field in 6-8 weeks, Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple said today.


Posted Feb. 05, 2013
The New York Giants have released linebacker Michael Boley after four seasons with the team.||||||| The 30-year-old Boley appeared in all 16 games last year with 11 starts. He was fourth on team in tackles with 84, including 61 solo. He had three interceptions, one in each of the first three games. He played a major role in the Giants victory over the New England Patriots in last season's Super Bowl, making 10 tackles. Boley joined the Giants as a free agent in 2009 after four seasons with the Atlanta Falcons.
Posted Dec. 20, 2011
Authorities are investigating a report that New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley physically abused his 5-year-old son in Gadsden, Ala. Etowah County District Attorney Jimmie Harp said Tuesday an investigation into the allegations made by the child's mother has just begun. He says evidence will be presented to a grand jury if it's determined there's probable cause. Harp says he has not interviewed Boley. The New York Times initially reported the accusations.||||||| Boley's attorney, Randall Kessler of Atlanta, says the child's mother didn't raise the allegations during a Sept. 27 child support hearing. He says she sought a 500 percent increase in support payments. The alleged abuse reportedly occurred from May 30-June 5. Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon says the team is aware of the allegations, but had no further comment.
Posted Nov. 18, 2011
After missing consecutive games with a hamstring injury, Michael Boley is set to return Sunday against Green Bay.||||||| Boley's 57 tackles this season ranks fourth on the Giants.
Posted Aug. 16, 2011
Boley missed practice Tuesday with an undisclosed back problem.||||||| Boley had an interception return for a touchdown in the Giants' 20-10 loss to Carolina in their season opener.
Posted Oct. 06, 2009
Boley had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday to repair a partially torn meniscus in his right knee.||||||| Dr. Russell Warren expects Boley to be sidelined approximately four weeks.