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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' Seubert has broken bone in hand

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
Giants OG Rich Seubert has been sidelined by a broken bone in his left hand. He'll be examined Saturday by Dr. Russell Warren.

Giants interested in Burress?

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Giants may be interested in bringing back WR Plaxico Burress. Giants GM Jerry Reese told the New York Post that the team "definitely will investigate it" when Burress is released from the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y ...

Hakeem Nicks' knee appears to be fine

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Giants team spokesman Pat Hanlon said via Twitter on Wednesday that the knee of WR Hakeem Nicks appears to be "A-OK."

Report: Giants come to terms with Pierre-Paul

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
The Giants came to terms Saturday with their first-round pick, DE Jason Pierre-Paul, a league source has told NFL.com. The 15th overall draft choice out of South Florida will sign a five-year contract worth $20.05 million, according to ...

Hilliard, Tyree retire as Giants

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. ET
The Giants announced Friday that WRs Ike Hilliard and David Tyree each signed a one-day contract with the team in order to retire as a Giant.

Bulluck won't be handed Giants' MLB job

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Despite reports that Keith Bulluck is set to end the competition at middle linebacker for the Giants, we hear those reports are far too premature.

Report: Giants reach agreement with Bulluck

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Unrestricted free-agent LB Keith Bulluck has reached an agreement with the Giants on a one-year contract, a source close to the player has told NFL.com.

Don't sleep on Eli Manning

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
After having a career season in 2009, Giants QB Eli Manning deserves to be taken more seriously in fantasy circles.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Exclusive trenchmarks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly offers an exclusive breakdown of the top-rated teams in each division in terms of overall play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. 

Giants must move on without Jones

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Rookie S Chad Jones nearly lost his leg in a car accident this offseason, leaving the Giants shorthanded in three areas: on special teams coverage, as a punt returner and as a safety.

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Giants waive Davis after failed physical

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The Giants have waived WR-RS Chris Davis, who was claimed off waivers last week, after he failed his physical with the team.

Giants draft pick Jones hurt in car crash

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Giants third-round pick Chad Jones was involved in a car crash early Friday morning in New Orleans and underwent more than seven hours of surgery for a broken left leg and ankle, but it's too early to determine whether ...

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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