The New York Giants have re-signed Rogers. The Giants announced the move on Thursday, just a day after releasing running back Ahmad Bradshaw and defensive tackle Chris Canty, and two days after cutting linebacker Michael Boley.|||||||
Rogers missed last season after developing a blood clot in his leg following a preseason game against Jacksonville. He had been signed as a free agent in April. Rogers has played with Detroit, Cleveland and New Orleans, recording 602 tackles, 37 1/2 sacks, 27 passes defensed, four forced fumbles, nine fumble recoveries and an interception return for a touchdown. He has also blocked 14 field-goal attempts.
Despite developing a blood clot in his left leg a little more than a week ago, there is a chance Rogers might play this season.|||||||
Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Tuesday that the 12-year-veteran got a second opinion about his injury, and the team has "a ray of hope" that Rogers will be able to get back on the field. Rogers reported swelling in his leg two days after the Giants played their preseason opener against Jacksonville on Aug. 12. Tests revealed a blood clot, and Coughlin said Rogers wouldn't play this season because he would have to take blood-thinning medication.
Rogers is being treated for a blood clot in his left calf. Rogers experienced swelling in his lower leg after playing in the preseason opener Friday. He missed practice Sunday and Monday.|||||||
The Giants announced Tuesday that the 12-year veteran was seen by orthopedic surgeon Russell Warren and vascular surgeon John Karwowaki on Monday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Rogers has paid a visit to the Washington Redskins, two days after being cut by the Cleveland Browns. Rogers met with team officials at Redskins Park on Friday as he begins his search for a new team following three seasons in Cleveland.|||||||
The three-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman was cut Wednesday after playing sparingly during the 2010 season due to ankle, hip and elbow injuries. He had been scheduled to make $5.5 million in 2011 with a $500,000 roster bonus.
Rogers has returned to practice after missing training camp and Cleveland's exhibition season while recovering from a leg injury.|||||||
Rogers missed the final five games last season after breaking his leg. Browns coach Eric Mangini said Rogers, a three-time Pro Bowler, could play in the season opener on Sunday at Tampa Bay.