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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 trade for Rosenfels, Reynaud

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
The Giants strengthened their thin QB and kick-return positions late Friday, acquiring veteran QB Sage Rosenfels and KR-RB Darius Reynaud from the Vikings in exchange for a 2011 fifth-round draft choice and a conditional 2012 pick based on how much ...

Burress denied work release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Plaxico Burress has been denied work release and will have to serve his full prison term, according to the Associated Press.

Giants place QB Sorgi, WR Moss on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
While cutting the roster down to 75 players Tuesday, the Giants placed two veterans on season-ending injured reserve.

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.

Giants experimenting with Bulluck at SLB

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Giants signed Keith Bulluck with the idea that he would be their middle linebacker, but that's not where he might end up.

Giants C O'Hara to miss rest of preseason

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Giants C Shaun O'Hara will miss the rest of the preseason with left Achilles tendinitis and ankle swelling.

Giants CB Ross sidelined by right foot injury

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross' availability for Week One is in jeopardy. He has a tear in the plantar fascia in his right foot and likely will miss the team's remaining two preseason games.

Eli Manning will play Saturday

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
After missing the Giants' second preseason game to recover from a forehead injury, QB Eli Manning will return to the field Saturday against the Ravens.

Sorgi unable to make throwing motion

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Giants QB Jim Sorgi's shoulder injury is worse than he thought. Eli Manning's backup is unable to make a throwing motion due to his right shoulder injury.

Giants sign OL Shawn Andrews

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that they have signed two-time Pro Bowl OG Shawn Andrews, a former first-round draft choice of the Eagles.

Cruz no one-game wonder for Giants

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
Who is Victor Cruz? The undrafted rookie from Massachusetts was a star against the Jets, catching six passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns, and has a real shot to make the Giants.

Giants add rookie QB Randolph

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
With injuries keeping Eli Manning and Jim Sorgi out of Wednesday's practice, the Giants signed rookie QB Dominic Randolph to add some depth at the position.

Eli Manning will not play Saturday

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Eli Manning said he feels fine after Monday night's head injury that required 12 stitches, but the Giants aren't taking any risks and he will sit out Saturday's preseason game.

Giants getting hit hard at tight end

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The injury bug has hit the Giants hard at tight end, with four of the team's top five tight ends lost for various lengths of time.

Umenyiora set to play through hip injury

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. ET
Giants DE Osi Umenyiora has not had the smoothest offseason, but he admitted that he made selfish demands and said he thinks he made the right choice in not having hip surgery.

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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