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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

Giants rookie D-linemen wait to make impact

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Giants drafted DE Jason Pierre-Paul and DT Linval Joseph to upgrade their pass rush and run-stopping force, but the pair is off to a slow start.

Giants CB Ross injured in practice

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The New York Daily News is reporting that Giants CB Aaron Ross was tended to by trainers during Thursday's practice.

Broncos waive RB Brown with Maroney on board

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived RB Andre Brown to make room for new RB Laurence Maroney.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Giants add TE Pascoe

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Giants added necessary depth to the TE position Tuesday promoting Bear Pascoe off their practice squad. To make room for Pascoe, they released LB Bryan Kehl.

Giants' defense makes marked improvement

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Giants' defense — which gave up 427 points a year ago — appeared markedly improved in its first contest under new coordinator Perry Fewell.

Giants may be without TEs Boss and Beatty vs. Colts

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Giants are in the market for a tight end after injuries to starter Kevin Boss and replacement William Beatty in their Week One victory vs. the Panthers.

Nicks, Bradshaw take over in New York

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Last season, Giants QB Eli Manning made a fantasy star out of WR Steve Smith. This year, he's going to do the same thing with Hakeem Nicks.

Nicks' big day leads Giants to 31-18 win over Panthers

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The New York Giants opened their new $1.6 billion home by beating the Carolina Panthers 31-18 with a big second half.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Giants' secondary starting to come into focus

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:31 a.m. ET
Although there are some things to iron out in the front seven, the Giants' secondary is beginning to look like a first-rate group again, CB Corey Webster told PFW.

Ex-Eagles OG Andrews could start for Giants

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although he's been with the team less than a month, former Philadelphia OG Shawn Andrews may eventually supplant Rich Seubert at left guard, our NFC East Whispers indicate.

Giants CB Ross on Week One status: 'Don't count me out'

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross is listed as doubtful for Sunday's season opener against the Panthers but wants to play after practicing this week.

Giants sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed seven players to the practice squad. All seven were with the team for portions of training camp.

Pascoe leads list of Giants roster cuts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Giants have begun trimming their roster to 53 players with a somewhat surprising deletion: TE Bear Pascoe.

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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