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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 S Phillips, DT Bernard downgraded to out

Posted Oct. 27, 2012 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
Giants S Kenny Phillips and DT Rocky Bernard have been ruled out for Sunday's game in Dallas against the Cowboys.

Key matchup: Giants run game vs. Cowboys defense

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Giants RB Andre Brown could play a bigger role with Ahmad Bradhsaw banged up, but the Cowboys suffer a big loss with LB Sean Lee out.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cruz-Manning again the difference

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
With the Eagles on bye, the Giants fended off the Redskins in a barn burner and the Cowboys stayed alive with a win at Carolina.

Eli rallies Giants to win over RG3, Redskins

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 77-yard scoring pass to Victor Cruz and the Giants overcame a late TD by Robert Griffin III to beat the Redskins, 27-23.

Giants activate DT Canty for Redskins game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
The Giants activated DT Chris Canty for Sunday's NFC East game against Washington.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
The Giants must not blitz too much against a running threat such as Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

A Giant on-off switch

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says the Tom Coughlin-Eli Manning Giants have a confirmed "On-Off" switch — and when it's on, look out.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Antrel Rolle and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants, Redskins on collision course

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.

Giants win NFC title rematch, shut down 49ers

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Giants shut down San Francisco in a 26-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Week Five Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Wayne, Richard Quinn and Will Hill as its Players of the Week.

Giants S Hill suspended for use of Adderall

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Giants S Will Hill for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC East Spin Cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.

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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