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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 release PK Graham; claim OT Meredith

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Giants released PK Shayne Graham on Monday after being rewarded OT Jamon Meredith off waivers from the Lions.

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants top Lions 28-20

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes to lead the New York Giants to a 28-20 victory over Detroit and send the error-prone Lions to an NFL record-tying 24th straight road loss.

Giants sign PK Graham

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Giants signed PK Shayne Graham on Saturday after starting PK Lawrence Tynes suffered an ankle injury on Friday.

Giants' defense shines on first downs, in first halves

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Want a hidden factor to the Giants' recent success? Here you go: They have played excellent first-down and first-half defense.

Nicks swiftly becoming an elite fantasy receiver

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
It's not a surprise that Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is having a big season, but how quickly he has leapfrogged fellow WR Steve Smith is somewhat shocking.

Air attack and run defense lead Giants over Texans

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two of his three touchdown passes to Hakeem Nicks and the New York Giants held Houston to a franchise-low 24 yards rushing in a 34-10 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Giants' blocking depth becoming serious issue

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Giants are suffering through some problems, primarily with their offensive line, that could put them in a bind up front.

Bears-Giants earns huge ratings for NBC

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
NBC announced on Monday that the Week Four contest between the Bears and Giants recorded the best overnight rating for an NFL primetime game in October in 10 years,

Giants knock out Cutler, take down Bears

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
The New York Giants knocked out Jay Cutler with a nine-sack first half and limited Chicago to 110 total yards in a 17-3 victory on Sunday night that left the NFL with only one undefeated team.

Dodge's punting job may be on line

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Having gotten off to a lackluster start to the season, Giants P Matt Dodge may need to deliver Sunday night when he has to punt to dangerous Bears PR Devin Hester, according to NFC East Whispers.

NFL's Week Three fines

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Here is a list of players fined for actions in Week Three games.

Giants DE Kiwanuka out vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka, who is tied for second in the NFL with four sacks, will miss Sunday's game vs. the Bears due to a bulging cervical disc in his neck.

Turf toe may sideline Bulluck vs. Bears

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Giants SLB Keith Bulluck has missed the past two days of practice with turf toe, but is hopeful he'll be on the field Sunday night against the Bears.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Bears' offensive line has faced elite pass rushers over the past two games in OLBs DeMarcus Ware and Clay Matthews, and it won't get much easier for Chicago's front five in Week Four.

Parcells on future: 'I know I want to do something'

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells said in a conference call with New York reporters on Thursday that he is open to doing something new.

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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