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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 sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Pierce might have to wait for job

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Giants cut Antonio Pierce after five mostly great seasons in New York, and his disc injury might prevent him from getting another job right away.

Coughlin: Giants' Sintim has come 'long way'

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
OLB Clint Sintim could find himself earning a lot more playing time in his second pro season, with some expected shuffling going on at linebacker.

Giants name Sullivan new QB coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants announced today that Mike Sullivan, who previously has coached the team's wide receivers, now will be the quarterbacks coach.

Giants cut MLB Pierce

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
MLB Antonio Pierce told the Newark Star-Ledger by e-mail that the Giants have cut him, a move later confirmed by the team.

Fewell gives some hints about Giants' defense

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
New defensive coordinator Perry Fewell is going through the process of evaluating the Giants' defensive talent and trying to establish what he has and what system he wants to run.

Giants have biggest questions in the middle

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The biggest question facing the Giants this offseason likely is going to be who will line up at middle linebacker.

Could Pascoe fill Giants' blocking TE role?

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Giants made a subtle pickup in December, adding TE Bear Pascoe to the roster, and it was a mild surprise that he played ahead of Darcy Johnson at times down the stretch.

Giants tab Fewell as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Thursday they have named Perry Fewell their defensive coordinator.

Giants' biggest changes could be at linebacker

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
There is a growing sense that LBs Antonio Pierce, Danny Clark and Gerris Wilkinson all could be former Giants this offseason, leaving several LB positions open.

Giants dismiss DL coach Wauffle

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
A day after the Giants fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan, the team made another coaching move, letting DL coach Mike Wauffle go.

Giants fire defensive coordinator Sheridan

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Owner John Mara said head coach Tom Coughlin and GM Jerry Reese were safe Monday, but the team fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan.

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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