The New York Giants have until 4 p.m. ET today, Saturday, Sept. 5, to make roster cuts and reach the 53-man regular-season player limit. The shaping of the 2015 roster already began on Friday when the Giants cut punter Steve Weatherford and traded for his replacement, Brad Wing. The roster, though, remains at 75 players entering the day.
Follow along today as we keep you up to date as news filters out about which players are being let go. Practice squads can begin being formed as of 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, Sept. 6.
- First round of cuts: Here is how the Giants got from 90 players to 75.
- Predicting what the 53-man roster will look like.
- Watch Weatherford thank the Giants and their fans.
Cuts, rumors, updates
10:19 a.m. ET: It looks like Nikita Whitlock will make the team.
Giants move on from FB Henry Hynoski http://t.co/LvBksxgMVY— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 5, 2015
UPDATE 10:23 a.m.: As had been expected, the Giants are cutting placekicker Chris Boswell.
UPDATE 10:37 a.m.: Offensive tackle Emmett Cleary is being let go, per reports.
OL Emmett Cleary was released by the Giants. Could be a practice squad candidate when those guys are signed tomorrow.— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 5, 2015
UPDATE 10:38 a.m.: Maybe Corey Washington will make the 53-man roster after all.
UPDATE 10:45 a.m.: Ashlee Palmer did not have a long Giants' career.
The #Giants have released LB Ashlee Palmer, source said— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 5, 2015
UPDATE 10:48 a.m.: It looks like safety Nat Berhe is heading to injured reserve.
Yea, my seasons over. https://t.co/n0uSoYP703— Nat Berhe (@NatBerhe) September 5, 2015
UPDATE 10:54 a.m.: Running back Kenneth Harper has been cut, per Ralph Vacchiano.
UPDATE 11:14 a.m.: The "JPP of tight ends" is out. Which means Jerome Cunningham might be in.
Here's a minor surprise: The Giants have cut TE Adrien Robinson (4th round, 2012), the famous "JPP of tight ends".— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 5, 2015
UPDATE 11:23 a.m.: Cornerback C.J. Conway is being released.
UPDATE 11:40 a.m.: Wide receiver Julian Talley is the latest player to be cut by the Giants.
UPDATE 11:53 a.m.: The Giants have reportedly cut offensive lineman Adam Gettis, a player I thought had a shot at the 53-man roster.
UPDATE 12:18 p.m.: Quarterback Ricky Stanzi is the latest known cut by the Giants. No surprise.
UPDATE 12:50 p.m.: Giants fans, one of your worst fears has been realized. Multiple reports are indicating that wide receiver Corey Washington has been cut.
It's been real NY— Corey Washington Jr. (@HeDoubleTrouble) September 5, 2015
UPDATE 1:05 p.m.: Defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton tweets that he has been cut by the Giants.
UPDATE 1:46 p.m.: Defensive end Brad Bars has reportedly been cut. Don't be surprised if he ends up on the practice squad.
UPDATE 3:03 p.m.: Linebacker Cole Farrand the latest cut to be reported. UDFA who could be ticketed for practice squad.
UPDATE 3:12 p.m.: Per Pat Traina, the Giants are releasing veteran linebacker Jameel McClain. I guess that means Uani Unga is making the roster.
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