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New York Giants re-sign long snapper Zak DeOssie

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DeOssie will return. Terms of the contract, of course, were not disclosed.

Zak DeOssie
Zak DeOssie
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Well, it appears that one question new head coach Ben McAdoo won't have to figure out an answer to is who will be the long snapper for the New York Giants in 2016. Zak DeOssie, who did that job for the Giants from 2007 until going on injured reserve late in the 2015 season with a wrist injury, has been re-signed, the team announced on Wednesday.

DeOssie was a fourth-round pick as a linebacker in 2007. After a couple of seasons as a long snapper and backup linebacker, he converted full time to the snapping job. DeOssie and Eli Manning are the only remaining active members of the Giants from the Super Bowl XLII and XLVI championship teams.

DeOssie, who turns 32 in May, has been elected special teams captain by his teammates five consecutive seasons.

The Giants have a number of critical free agent decisions to make, including ones on cornerback Prince Amukamara and defensive ends Robert Ayers and Jason Pierre-Paul.