The Giants have signed DE Terrence Fede and placed LB Mark McLaurin on injured reserve.— Dan Salomone (@NYGsalomone) August 3, 2019
Fede was drafted by the Dolphins in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Marist College in upstate New York. Though he never started a game, Fede played in 51 games for the Dolphins. Fede was signed by the Bills in April of 2018 and released in September of that year as teams cut down to their final 53-man rosters.
Since being drafted he has 50 total tackles, 3 tackles for a loss, 1 sack, and 3 quarterback hits.
Listed at 6-foot-4 and between 270 and 285 pounds, it will be interesting to see in what packages the Giants play Fede and which positions he plays.
As a corresponding roster move, the Giants have placed rookie linebacker Mark McLaurin on the injured reserve list.
#Giants put rookie LB Mark McLaurin on IR with fractured foot— Ryan Dunleavy (@rydunleavy) August 3, 2019
The Giants signed McLaurin as an undrafted free agent out of Mississippi State following the 2019 NFL Draft. McLaurin was one of several players caught up in a rash of injuries as the Giants opened training camp.
He fractured his foot in one of the Giants’ first practices, on the same July 28th practice in which the Giants announced that OL George Asafo-Adjei suffered a concussion and CB Sam Beal was dealing with a hamstring/groin injury.
As a big safety linebacker hybrid, McLaurin was an intriguing player in camp and might have signaled a shift in personnel usage from the 2018 defense.