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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 WR Nicks to miss time with leg injury

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks could miss the next three weeks with Compartment Syndrome, an injury to the lower part of the leg.

Giants-Eagles Sunday-nighter gets big ratings

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Last night's battle for NFC East supremacy between the Giants and Eagles earned the fourth best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

McCoy, Vick lead Eagles past Giants

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
LeSean McCoy ran 50 yards for a go-ahead score on a fourth-and-1 late in the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied to beat the New York Giants 27-17 after blowing a 13-point lead Sunday night.

Eagles CB Hobbs injures neck on kickoff

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs suffered a neck injury on the second half kickoff after a violent collision with Giants DE Dave Tollefson.

Giants sign TE Ballard

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Giants have promoted TE Jake Ballard from their practice squad as insurance in case one of their top blockers can't play in Week 11 vs. the Eagles. DB D.J. Johnson was released.

Giants bring back WR Hagan

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed WR Derek Hagan on Tuesday, replacing the injured Ramses Barden.

Giants WR Barden breaks ankle

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
Giants reserve WR Ramses Barden broke his left ankle and tore a ligament in the ankle in the team's 33-20 loss to Dallas on Sunday, likely ending the season of the second-year receiver.

Cowboys' Garrett wins debut over Giants

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Jon Kitna passed for 327 yards and three touchdowns and the Dallas Cowboys looked revitalized with new coach Jason Garrett running the team in a 33-20 victory that served as a reality check for the New York Giants on Sunday.

Power outage delays Giants-Cowboys for 12 minutes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Smoke coming out of a transformer led to a power outage at New Meadowlands Stadium, delaying the Giants-Cowboys game for 12 minutes.

Giants CB Ross under the microscope

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The pressure will be on Giants nickel back Aaron Ross to produce after he has overcome injuries and other setbacks, we hear in NFC East Whispers.

Giants hope OL shuffling can cease

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Credit the Giants for adjusting to several injuries along their offensive line this season, the most recent being David Diehl's partially torn hamstring and hip injuries and Adam Koets' season-ending torn ACL.

Giants WR Smith out for Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith will miss Sunday's game against the Cowboys with a partially torn pectoral muscle. He suffered the injury during practice on Thursday.

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Giants extend OL Koets, LS DeOssie

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants re-signed LS Zak DeOssie and OL Adam Koets to two-year contract extensions over the weekend, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Giants C Koets tears ACL

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
C Adam Koets tore his ACL and is likely done for the season. Plus, OL David Diehl is undergoing tests Monday on a sprained hip.

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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