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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-Patriots preseason game time changed

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The kickoff of the Giants-Patriots preseason game on Wednesday, Aug. 29 has been changed from 7:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Coughlin says 'chance' DT Shaun Rogers might play

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Despite developing a blood clot in his left leg a little more than a week ago, there is a chance DT Shaun Rogers might play this season.

AP Source: Strahan close to deal with 'Live!'

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Michael Strahan is in talks to be named co-host of "Live!" beside Kelly Ripa.

Report: Bears to work out P Dodge

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Bears will work out former Giants P Matt Dodge, ESPNChicago.com reported Tuesday.

Coughlin addresses viral video of Giants' prank

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was asked Sunday about a video of CB Prince Amukamara getting thrown into a tub of ice water that went viral.

Giants sign DT Thomas

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Broncos DT Marcus Thomas to a one-year deal on Thursday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported.

Carey, No Doubt to perform before first NFL game

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Mariah Carey and No Doubt are superstar acts, but they'll be the openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

Giants cut LB Sintim, DE Trattou

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Giants waived LB Clint Sintim and DE Justin Trattou and signed DB-RS Laron Scott and DT Bobby Skinner.

Giants DT Rogers out for season with blood clot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Giants DT Shaun Rogers will miss the 2012 season because of a blood clot in his left calf, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters Tuesday.

Giants WR Nicks activated from PUP list

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has been activated from the physically-unable-to-perform list, the team announced Monday.

Giants still must develop better CB depth

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Even with good news on Terrell Thomas' knee, the Giants must get better play from its other CB options, including Prince Amukamara.

Giants CB Thomas says 3-8 weeks needed to rehab knee

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Giants CB Terrell Thomas said he might need anywhere from 3-8 weeks before returning to the field.

Wife of Jaguars CB Ross wins Olympic gold

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The wife of Jaguars CB Aaron Ross won the gold medal in the women's 400 meters Sunday at the London Olympics.

Devin Thomas announces retirement

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears WR Devin Thomas has told the team that he is stepping away from the game.

Giants' Herzlich tries to continue his rise

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Giants MLB Mark Herzlich is competing for a starting role on defense.

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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