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Steve Weatherford

Steve Weatherford - #5 - P

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 211 lbs.
Birthday 12/17/1982
Birthplace Crown Point, IN
College Illinois
Years played 8

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Punt Avg Yds
58 47.5 2757

Giants sign OG Boothe; line returns for '13

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
The Giants on Monday announced that OLG Kevin Boothe has re-signed after spending time on the free-agent market.

New York Giants: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the New York Giants, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Giants re-sign OT Beatty

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Giants signed OT Will Beatty to a five-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Giants owner's nephew arrested in Conn.

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The nephew of Giants owner John Mara has been charged with felony assault in Connecticut.

Reese: Giants' Tuck wants to regain form

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Giants GM Jerry Reese has spoken to DE Justin Tuck about him regaining his form of two seasons ago.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Giants re-sign DT Rogers

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed DT Shaun Rogers on Thursday, the team announced.

Giants release RB Bradshaw, DT Canty

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Giants released RB Ahmad Bradshaw and DT Chris Canty on Wednesday, the team confirmed.

Giants release LB Boley

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

Is Canty a cap concern for Giants?

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
DT Chris Canty carries a high salary-cap figure and a balky knee. Is that enough for the Giants to cut him?

Eli Manning added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning will replace Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers on the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl.

Giants could seek more pass-rush help

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
The Giants' pass rush fell way off this season, which could lead them to seek more DE help from the draft.

Panthers name Gettleman general manager

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Wednesday that Dave Gettleman has been hired as general manager.

Expanding the playoffs a bad idea

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Expanded playoffs? Bad idea if the wild-card games were a clue. Plus, how Leslie Frazier and Mike Shanahan handled QB decisions.

NFC East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2012
A person familiar with the deal says the Giants and punter Steve Weatherford have agreed to terms on a five-year deal worth $12.75 million. The contract includes a $3.25 signing bonus, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the signing. The bonus is more than the roughly $2.6 million Weatherford would have made if he signed his franchise tender.||||||| Weatherford had a solid regular season, posting a career-best 39.2-yard net average, and was terrific in the playoffs while helping lead the Giants to a Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots. Weatherford, 29, previously played for the Jets, Jaguars, Chiefs and Saints.
Posted April 01, 2010
Weatherford has undergone a procedure to prevent irregular heartbeats. He missed an opening-round playoff victory at Cincinnati last season because of a rapid heartbeat.||||||| Weatherford tells The Associated Press he had the minimally invasive procedure a week ago at Morristown Memorial Hospital, a few miles from where the team trains. Weatherford is on blood thinners and says he feels great. He took part in voluntary team workouts Thursday for the first time since the procedure.
Posted Jan. 12, 2010
Weatherford has passed a stress test and should be fine for Sunday's playoff game at San Diego.||||||| Weatherford missed last weekend's victory at Cincinnati because of a rapid heartbeat. He says he will require a surgical procedure after the season. He also had surgery when he was 16 for the problem.
Posted Jan. 09, 2010
The New York Jets were without Weatherford for their playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals because he was sick.||||||| Kicker Jay Feely handled the Jets' first punt Saturday, a low, wobbly kick that the Bengals returned to the New York 45 to start their second series. Weatherford's illness was a major setback to the Jets in a game that was expected to come down to field position. Weatherford punted 80 times this season for a 42-yard average.

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