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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 try to tackle protection issues

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Giants are starting to get concerned about their starting offensive tackles, David Diehl and Kareem McKenzie.

Manningham (concussion) joins O'Hara on Giants' injury list

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Giants have added WR Mario Manningham to the injury list with a concussion. His status for Sunday's game against the Bears is unknown.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Giants P Matt Dodge will have to be on top of his game vs. Bears PR Devin Hester.

Giants place S Johnson on I.R.

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Giants have placed S Michael Johnson on injured reserve with a herniated disc in his back. DB Brian Jackson was promoted from the practice squad to take Johnson's place on the roster.

Giants OT McKenzie calls his behavior 'despicable'

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Giants OT Kareem McKenzie described his behavior in Sunday's loss to the Titans as "despicable" when speaking to reporters in front of his locker on Monday.

Giants self-destruct with lack of discipline

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The numbers from the Giants’ 29-10 loss to the Titans were ugly: two missed field goals, a safety that wiped out a huge pass play and 11 penalties, five of them personal fouls.

Johnson runs Titans past Giants 29-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Tennessee defense forced three turnovers in beating the error-prone and undisciplined New York Giants 29-10 on Sunday.

Coughlin tries to wrest control of players

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Our Giants sources don't believe the team is on the verge of a player mutiny, but it's never a good sign when two players threaten to disrupt the chemistry of the locker room.

Giants RB Jacobs fined for helmet toss

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for tossing his helmet into the stands during the Sunday night game against Colts.

Rolle questions Giants leadership

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
In a radio interview Tuesday, Giants FS Antrel Rolle said the team has a lack of leadership and was disappointed with how the team prepared for their Week Two game vs. the Colts.

Giants will hang on to RB Jacobs

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Reports have surfaced that Brandon Jacobs, who has not been happy with his role for months, will request a trade from the Giants. Don't expect them to remit to his demands.

Peyton, Colts cruise to 'Manning Bowl' victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.

Jacobs throws helmet into stands

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' frustration Sunday night almost injured a fan; instead it led to a bizarre occurrence during the Giants' game against the Colts.

Report: Giants WR Nicks, DE Umenyiora travel with team to Indy

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The Giants got good news Saturday as DE Osi Umenyiora and WR Hakeem Nicks traveled with the team to Indianapolis for the team's Sunday night game against the Colts, according to a New York Daily News report.

Report: Average NFL ticket price increases 4.5 percent

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Team Marketing Report said Friday that average ticket prices for NFL games increased 4.5 percent this year to $76.47. Last year's increase was 3.9 percent.

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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