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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

Jacobs, Bradshaw run all over Redskins

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw  turned Sunday's meeting with the Washington Redskins into a rout, rushing for all four touchdowns and 200 yards in a 31-7 Giants victory.

Giants concerned about OT Andrews' health

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
With OLT Shawn Andrews missing his second consecutive game in Week 13, the Giants are worried that his back problems will linger, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants not worried about run defense

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
The Giants' run defense was disconcertingly bad for three quarters against the Jaguars, but they believe they have figured out the problems from the game.

Manning making due with Giants’ depleted receiving corps

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
In a matter of a couple weeks, the Giants went from having one of strongest receiving corps to one of the thinnest. That's not what Eli Manning owners wanted to hear.

Manning leads Giants to comeback win over Jaguars

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Boss with 3:15 to play and the Giants rallied to beat Jacksonville 24-20 on Sunday, snapping a two-game slide and ending the Jaguars' three-game winning streak.

Giants worried about Manning's turnovers

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
While he's in no danger of losing his job, QB Eli Manning's penchant for fumbles and interceptions this season concerns the Giants, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants OLT Andrews released from hospital

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Giants starting OLT Shawn Andrews was released from the hospital Saturday after undergoing treatment for a chronic back condition.

Giants RB Jacobs fined $20,000

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs was fined for "unsportsmanlike conduct toward fans" after an incident last week in Philadelphia.

Giants OT Andrews' back issues flaring up

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
The New York Daily News reports that Giants OLT Shawn Andrews was unable to participate in Thursday's practice because of back pain and later went to a hospital because of issues related to his troublesome back.

Giants not benching Bradshaw for good

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
The Giants' decision to bench RB Ahmad Bradshaw is a temporary measure, and it might end up helping him in the long term.

Giants claim WR Thomas

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Giants added another wide receiver on Wednesday, claiming WR Devin Thomas off waivers one day after signing Michael Clayton.

Coughlin: Jacobs gets start over Bradshaw

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin announced that Brandon Jacobs will start ahead of Ahmad Bradshaw in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Giants sign WR Clayton

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed former Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton to fill a spot on a banged-up receiving corps.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Giants will be shorthanded at receiver

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
It was clear that the Giants missed WR Steve Smith in their loss to the Eagles, but now they must deal with now having Hakeem Nicks either.

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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