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Giants sign Terrell Manning, waive Justin Anderson

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Linebacker was with Giants during preseason.

Terrell Manning with the Packers
Terrell Manning with the Packers
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Linebacker Terrell Manning, who was with the New York Giants in training camp, returned to the team Tuesday when he was signed off the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad. To make room on the roster, the Giants once again waived linebacker Justin Anderson, who was signed off the practice squad on Saturday and played on Sunday each of the last two weeks.

Manning, 6-foot-2 and 237 pounds, is in his third NFL season. He played three games on special teams earlier this season for the Chicago Bears. He first signed with the Giants on June 16 and was waived on Aug. 30. Manning played in all five preseason games for the Giants and had five tackles (four solo) on defense and three tackles (two solo) on special teams, as well as a fumble recovery.

After leaving the Giants, Manning spent two weeks on the Miami Dolphins' practice squad before moving to Chicago, where he was moved between the active roster and the practice squad. The Bears waived him on Nov. 11 and he was signed to Cincinnati's practice squad on Nov. 18.

Manning was a fifth-round draft choice of the Packers in 2012, the 163rd overall selecti