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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

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Punt Avg Yds
58 47.5 2757

No change for Week 11 schedule

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that there is no change to the Week 11 schedule, meaning the Sunday night game between the Giants and Eagles has not been flexed out for another contest.

Eli on fire for Giants, fantasy owners alike

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Colts' Peyton Manning may be having an MVP-caliber season, but he doesn't even have as many TD passes as his younger brother.

Giants dominate Seahawks 41-7

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw for three first-half touchdowns, Ahmad Bradshaw added a pair of rushing touchdowns and the New York Giants routed the Seattle Seahawks 41-7 on Sunday.

Giants rule out Reynaud

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Giants have ruled out WR-KR Darius Reynaud for Sunday's game against the Seahawks because of a hamstring injury.

Giants' Jacobs learning to accept reserve role

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' career and season have come full circle as he is accepting his role coming off the bench.

Hasselbeck out, Whitehurst to start vs. Giants

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Charlie Whitehurst will make his first-ever NFL start on Sunday, as the Seahawks announced that QB Matt Hasselbeck is out with a concussion.

Giants place CB Johnson on I.R., re-sign DE Hall

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Monday that they have placed CB Bruce Johnson on injured reserve and filled his roster spot with DE Alex Hall.

Giants C O'Hara has sprained foot

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
New York C Shaun O'Hara sprained his right foot in the Giants' Week Seven game vs. the Cowboys and is uncertain if he'll play against the Seahawks.

Giants turn focus to improving special teams

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Giants' recent hot streak has underscored their troublesome special-teams needs.

Report: Giants to place OLB Kiwanuka on I.R., sign CB-KR Blackmon

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
According to a report from the Newark Star Ledger, the Giants will place OLB-DE Mathias Kiwanuka on injured reserve in order to free up a roster spot for CB-KR Will Blackmon, who worked out for the team Wednesday and reportedly ...

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.

Romo breaks collarbone; Giants beat Cowboys 41-35

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning threw four TD passes, pacing the division-leading Giants to a 41-35 win over the Cowboys, who fell to 1-5 and lost QB Tony Romo to a broken left clavicle.

Inactives for Giants-Cowboys

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Giants and Cowboys have announced their inactive list for the final game of the Week Seven slate.

Romo or not, Cowboys destined to fail

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
We saw everything we needed to know about this Cowboys team in their loss to the Giants, and it had absolutely nothing to do with Tony Romo.

Giants' defensive improvement starts up front

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
It's becoming clear that the Giants' defensive improvement starts with the defensive line, a group that went from bedrock in 2007 and '08 to blemish last season.

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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