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Tyler Sash

Tyler Sash - #39 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 05/27/1988
Birthplace Oskaloosa, IA
College Iowa
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 6th round, 33rd pick by Giants

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Giants' Ross might get his chance on special teams

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although CB Aaron Ross might be disappointed he's not starting on defense, he might get more opportunities to get on the field because of an injury elsewhere.

Giants claim WR-RS Davis off waivers

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Giants claimed WR-RS Chris Davis off waivers from Cincinnati on Wednesday. He could figure prominently as a punt and/or kickoff returner.

Giants cut five, including Aussie P Bond

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants waived five players — DB Vince Anderson, P Jy Bond, TE Carson Butler and LBs Lee Campbell and Micah Johnson — on Monday in order to create space on their roster for draft picks.

Giants lose Hixon to ACL injury for season

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants have lost RS-WR Domenik Hixon for the 2010 season with a torn ACL, suffered on the surface of the team's new Meadowlands stadium.

Keep an eye on Giants WR Barden

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Second-year WR Ramses Barden, who had a strong training camp as a rookie but barely made a ripple when the games counted, has re-emerged this offseason.

Brother of Giants' Kiwanuka critically injured

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
The brother of Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka was critically injured Friday in Indianapolis when his motorcycle struck a car. Mathias, who was riding a separate motorcycle, avoided the car and escaped injury.

Giants' Ross back in fold, but as starter?

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
CB Aaron Ross returns to cornerback after a tough 2009 season, but he'll have a battle to regain a starting spot with Terrell Thomas coming off a strong season.

Giants TE Boss to undergo surgery

Posted May 23, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that TE Kevin Boss will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his right ankle Monday.

Source: Giants no longer shopping Cofield

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
After he thwarted a deal with New Orleans during the draft, unsigned Giants NT Barry Cofield is no longer on the trading block, a league source told NFL.com Thursday.

Giants WR Hagan signs tender

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 2:20 a.m. ET
Giants WR Derek Hagan has signed his restricted free-agent tender, one year at $1.176 million.

Feds: Taylor admits to sex acts with girl

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame LB Lawrence Taylor has admitted to paying for sex with a 16-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday by federal prosecutors against the alleged pimp for the runaway girl.

Hall of Famer Taylor arrested on rape charge

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Journal News of New York's Hudson Valley is reporting that ex-Giants great Lawrence Taylor has been arrested for a felony rape charge involving an attack on a 15-year-old girl.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Giants set for the unknown at punter

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
With the retirement of P Jeff Feagles, the Giants will go into this season unsure of their punting situation.

Feagles makes retirement from Giants official

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Jeff Feagles retired from the NFL on Friday, ending a 22-year career that saw him never miss a single game with his five teams.

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Posted Aug. 26, 2012
New York Giants safety Tyler Sash plans to meet with NFL commissioner Rogers Goodell on Monday to discuss his four-game suspension for using a banned prescription drug in the offseason. Sash said Sunday he is hoping that Goodell will listen to what he has to say and reduce his suspension, which is schedule to cover the first four games of the regular season. The league has already heard Sash's formal appeal of the suspension and rejected it.||||||| A doctor gave Sash a prescription for Adderall in March to help him deal with anxiety while at with public speaking appearances. He did not know it was banned by NFL policy. Sash, 24, a native of Oskaloosa, Iowa, had 17 tackles last season, his first in the NFL.
Posted July 31, 2012
New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin feels the NFL didn't use common sense in suspending Sash for a violation of the league's performance enhancing drug policy. The league announced the suspension Tuesday, saying Sash would be ineligible for the first four games of the season.||||||| Sash said he took a prescription drug (Adderall) while under a doctor's care for an anxiety condition in March, having no idea it was banned by NFL policy. The league denied his appeal. Coughlin defended his second-year player Wednesday after practice, saying Sash has no intention of doing anything illegal. The 65-year-old coach said he understands the rule but "sometimes you think maybe common sense needs to be involved in this."

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