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Giants injury, roster tracker: Jarren Williams waived/injured

This post will be continuously updated throughout the 2022 season with Giants injury news and roster updates

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Eric Smith

Injuries and roster moves are a constant in the NFL. It seems like there is some news on one of those two fronts nearly every day during the season. With that in mind, we are going to put all of the Giants injury and roster news in one place, right here.

Whenever there is a transaction or significant injury news, you will find an update here — many times with links to a fuller story should the news be deserving of a stand-alone post.

Aug. 7: Eric Smith a Giant again

To fill Marcus McKethan’s spot on the roster, the Giants have signed offensive tackle Eric Smith. Smith played two games for the Giants in 2019.

August 6: McKethan to IR

Rookie guard Marcus McKethan has been placed on IR with a torn ACL.

August 5: Giants add an offensive tackle

The Giants have signed offensive tackle and waived Niko Lalos. The Giants also waived defensive back Jarren Williams, who was waived/injured and defaulted to the team’s injured reserve list earlier in the week.

August 4: Giants add a safety

The Giants have claimed DB Nate Meadors off of waivers from the Browns. He takes the roster spot vacated by offensive tackle Matt Gono.

August 3: Matt Gono leaves team

The Giants have placed offensive tackle Matt Gono on the reserve/left squad list.

August 1: Jarren Williams waived/injured

The Giants have waived/injured safety Jarren Williams and added veteran safety Jarrod Wilson.

August 1: Dane Belton suffers broken collarbone

The fourth-round pick, a safety out of Iowa, could be sidelined until midseason.

July 28: Justin Hilliard waived

The Giants swapped linebackers on Thursday. Justin Hilliard was waived and Austin Calitro was signed. An undrafted free agent out of Villanova, Calitro has played in 47 games with nine starts over a four-year career that has included time with the Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals.

July 27: Offensive tackle swap

The Giants waived OT Kamaal Seymour, who was just signed on Tuesday, and signed OT Garrett McGhin. McGhin, 6-6, 320 pounds, has been with the Buffalo Bills twice, the Carolina Panthers (two games played in 2019) and the Jacksonville Jaguars since 2019. He played for the New Jersey Generals in the USFL this spring.

July 27: Daniel Bellinger activated off PUP

Rookie tight end Daniel Bellinger has passed his physical and been activated from the PUP list in time for the first practice of training camp.

July 26: Andrew Adams among four players added

The Giants announced the signings of safety Andrew Adams, defensive tackle Nick Williams, wide receiver Marcus Kemp and offensive tackle Kamaal Seymour. Defensive tackle Jabari Elli, wide receiver Travis Toivonen, defensive back Henry Black and cornerback Maurice Canady were let go.

July 22: OT Korey Cunningham cut, CB Gavin Heslop signed

The Giants on Friday terminated the contract of offensive tackle Korey Cunningham with a non-football injury. Signed to take his spot on the 90-man roster was cornerback Gavin Heslop, who played three games last season for the Seattle Seahawks. [Full story]

July 21: TE Daniel Bellinger placed on PUP

The Giants announced on Thursday that the rookie tight end, selected in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list with a quad injury. [Full story]