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Giants | Friday injury report for Week 3

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:12:01 -0700

New York Giants LB Jon Beason (foot) and LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) both did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 19, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 3 game. P Steve Weatherford (ankle) did not practice and is questionable. OT James Brewer (back) and OT Charles Brown (shoulder) were both limited and are questionable. DT Markus Kuhn (ankle) fully practiced and is probable.

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Giants | Thursday practice report for Week 3

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:51:53 -0700

New York Giants LB Jon Beason (foot, ankle) and LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) both did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 18. P Steve Weatherford (ankle), OT James Brewer (back) and OT Charles Brown (shoulder) were all limited in practice.

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Giants | Wednesday injury report for Week 3

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:06:42 -0700

New York Giants LB Jon Beason (foot, ankle), LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) and P Steve Weatherford (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. OT James Brewer (back) and OT Charles Brown (shoulder) both were limited in practice.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford will play

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:24:07 -0700

New York Giants P Steve Weatherford (ankle) will play Sunday, Sept. 14, in Week 2, despite torn ankle ligaments, according to a source.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford expects to play

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:52:21 -0700

New York Giants P Steve Weatherford (ankle) said he expects to play in the team's Week 2 game after testing his ankle in practice Friday, Sept. 12. "Absolutely. We have 48 hours until kickoff and if we keep coming in the right direction, I could play. If I had to, I could play tomorrow. We have got two days, so that is good,'' said Weatherford, who doesn't anticipate having to change his technique. "No, I felt like I could accelerate through the ball. I'm not going to win a 40-yard dash race right now, but I feel good.''

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Giants | Friday injury report for Week 2

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:35:11 -0700

New York Giants OT James Brewer (back), LB Devon Kennard (hamstring) and DT Markus Kuhn (ankle) all did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 2 game. P Steve Weatherford (ankle) was limited in practice and is questionable. LB Jon Beason (foot), OT Charles Brown (shoulder) and DT Cullen Jenkins (hip) all were limited in practice and are probable for Week 2. DE Jason Pierre-Paul (neck) did not participate in practice and is probable.

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Giants | Thursday injury report for Week 2

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:51:57 -0700

New York Giants OT James Brewer (back), LB Devon Kennard (hamstring), DT Markus Kuhn (ankle), P Steve Weatherford (ankle) and LB Jon Beason (foot) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 11. DT Cullen Jenkins (hip) and OT Charles Brown (shoulder) were both limited in practice.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford may play in Week 2

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:17:06 -0700

New York Giants P Steve Weatherford (ankle) is not ruling out the possibility of playing Week 2 even though he has torn ligaments in his ankle.

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Giants | Calling about punters

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:55:17 -0700

The New York Giants have called agents of free-agent punters and put them on standby in case P Steve Weatherford (foot) is not ready to play in the team's Week 2 game.

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Giants | No surgery for Steve Weatherford

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:20:57 -0700

New York Giants P Steve Weatherford (foot) will not need surgery after suffering an ankle injury in the team's Week 1 game, though Weatherford did sustain torn ligaments in his ankle, according to a league source.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford set for MRI

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:15:48 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Giants P Steve Weatherford (foot) was in a walking boot after the Week 1 game against the Detroit Lions. He said Monday, Sept. 8, that he will have an MRI Tuesday, Sept. 9.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford has ankle taped

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:12:20 -0700

New York Giants P Steve Weatherford (ankle) was injured in the first quarter of the Week 1 game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Sept. 8, after a roughing the punter penalty. He left to have his left ankle taped, but was able to return to the game.

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Giants | Two restructure

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 08:49:40 -0700

New York Giants OG Chris Snee and P Steve Weatherford restructured their contracts so the team could get under the salary cap.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford contract update

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:22:08 -0700

Updating a previous report, the New York Giants re-signed franchise free-agent P Steve Weatherford to a five-year deal worth $12.75 million.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford lands five-year deal

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:10:43 -0700

The New York Giants have reached a five-year deal with P Steve Weatherford. "I'm looking forward to representing the New York Giants for the next 5 years. @giants thank you to our fans for making it an easy decision!" Weatherford tweeted.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford will not sign tender

Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:55:38 -0800

New York Giants franchise free-agent P Steve Weatherford will not be signing his franchise tender offer because he wants to get a long-term deal.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford receives franchise tag

Mon, 05 Mar 2012 13:05:21 -0800

The New York Giants have placed the franchise tag on impending free-agent P Steve Weatherford.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford expected to get new deal soon

Sat, 18 Feb 2012 09:27:00 -0800

The New York Giants have been negotiating with impending free-agent P Steve Weatherford and both sides expect a new multi-year deal to be agreed to in the near future.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford hopeful of returning

Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:56:21 -0800

New York Giants P Steve Weatherford, who is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent March 13, is hopeful of returning to the team in 2012. He said his agent has been talking to the team about a new contract, but both sides decided to wait until after Super Bowl XLVI to resume talks. "We've been talking for a while, but we haven't made any progress," Weatherford said. "We've tried, though. We've kind of shelved our negotiations until the Super Bowl's over."

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Giants | Steve Weatherford takes over punting chores

Sat, 03 Sep 2011 16:38:54 -0700

The New York Giants waived P Matt Dodge Saturday, Sept. 3, meaning P Steve Weatherford takes over as the team's punter.

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Giants | Punter decision coming Saturday

Fri, 02 Sep 2011 20:19:45 -0700

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will make a decision on which punter to retain, P Matt Dodge or Steve Weatherford, when the team announces its final roster cuts Saturday, Sept. 2.

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Giants | Matt Dodge, Steve Weatherford battling

Sat, 13 Aug 2011 21:47:56 -0700

New York Giants Ps Matt Dodge and Steve Weatherford both saw time in the preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Carolina Panthers. Dodge had two punts for a total of 54 yards, while Weatherford averaged 43.5 yards per punt in six kicks, dropping two inside the 20-yard line.

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Giants | Steve Weatherford agrees to terms

Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:20:45 -0700

The New York Giants have agreed to terms with free-agent P Steve Weatherford (Jets). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Jets | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:19:39 -0700

The New York Jets have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: QB Kellen Clemens, DB Drew Coleman, CB Antonio Cromartie, WR Braylon Edwards, DE Shaun Ellis, PK Nick Folk, WR Santonio Holmes, OT Wayne Hunter, DB James Ihedigbo, LB Lance Laury, S Brodney Pool, DE Trevor Pryce, FB Tony Richardson, WR Brad Smith, S Eric Smith and P Steve Weatherford.

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Bears | Expected to show interest in Steve Weatherford

Wed, 22 Jun 2011 08:42:54 -0700

The Chicago Bears are expected to pursue free-agent P Steve Weatherford (Jets) once free agency begins.

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Bears | Could show interest in Steve Weatherford

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 09:19:41 -0800

The Chicago Bears could show interest in free-agent P Steve Weatherford (Jets) this offseason, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

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Jets | Two do not receive tenders

Wed, 02 Mar 2011 08:23:28 -0800

The New York Jets did not tender contract offers to impending free-agent LB Lance Laury and P Steve Weatherford, according to Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.

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Jets | Steve Weatherford not punting well in playoffs

Mon, 17 Jan 2011 19:47:29 -0800

New York Jets P Steve Weatherford had two more touchbacks in the AFC Divisional Round playoff game against the New England Patriots Sunday, Jan. 16, and another punt was returned 41 yards by Patriots WR Julian Edelman, reports Mike Mazzeo, of ESPNNewYork.com. "I think he's had six touchbacks in the playoffs and he had four all season," head coach Rex Ryan said Monday, Jan. 17. "(If) we get back to punting like we know we can, that could be a huge plus for us." Weatherford averaged just 36.0 yards per punt against the Patriots, while punning New England inside its own 20 just one time in six attempts.

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Jets | Weatherford undergoes heart procedure

Thu, 01 Apr 2010 09:27:47 -0700

The Associated Press reports New York Jets P Steve Weatherford (heart) underwent a procedure to prevent irregular heartbeats last week. Weatherford said he is feeling great and is taking part in offseason workouts.

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Jets | Weatherford passes stress test

Tue, 12 Jan 2010 12:04:24 -0800

The Associated Press reports New York Jets P Steve Weatherford (illness) passed a stress test Tuesday, Jan. 12, and is expected to be fine for the team's postseason game this weekend. Weatherford said he will need offseason surgery to correct his rapid heartbeat. He said his condition is related to "the electrical setup of the heart" and has nothing to do with physical exertion. Weatherford practiced with the team Tuesday.

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Jets | Weatherford expected to play in playoff game

Mon, 11 Jan 2010 07:26:55 -0800

Dave Hutchinson, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets P Steve Weatherford (illness) is in no immediate danger because of an irregular heartbeat that sidelined him during the team's Wild Card playoff game and he should be available to kick versus the San Diego Chargers, according to head coach Rex Ryan. Ryan said there were no plans to bring in another punter.

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Jets | Weatherford diagnosed with irregular heartbeat

Sun, 10 Jan 2010 12:56:46 -0800

Dave Hutchinson, of The Star-Ledger, reports New York Jets P Steve Weatherford (heart) was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat and was not cleared to play in the team's Wild Card playoff game.

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Jets | Weatherford reportedly has illness

Sat, 09 Jan 2010 13:58:47 -0800

Bob Glauber, of Newsday, reports New York Jets P Steve Weatherford (illness) reported has an illness and is questionable to return the team's Wild Card playoff game.

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Jets | Weatherford practices in full Friday

Fri, 08 Jan 2010 13:16:36 -0800

New York Jets P Steve Weatherford (hamstring) practiced in full Friday, Jan. 8, and is probable for the team's postseason game this weekend.

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Jets | Weatherford practices in full Thursday

Thu, 07 Jan 2010 17:37:21 -0800

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said during his press conference Thursday, Jan. 7, that P Steve Weatherford (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Jets | Weatherford practices in full Wednesday

Wed, 06 Jan 2010 16:55:55 -0800

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said during his press conference Wednesday, Jan. 6, that P Steve Weatherford (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Jets | Weatherford misses practice Tuesday

Tue, 05 Jan 2010 16:39:14 -0800

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said during his press conference Tuesday, Jan. 5, that P Steve Weatherford (hamstring) missed the team's practice.

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Jets | Weatherford injured in practice Friday

Fri, 01 Jan 2010 19:49:13 -0800

Dan Leberfeld, of JetsConfidential, reports New York Jets P Steve Weatherford (hamstring) tweaked his hamstring in practice Friday, Jan. 1. It is unclear how the injury will respond over the weekend, and he will likely be a game-time decision Week 17. PK Jay Feely would handle punting duties if Weatherford can't play.

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Jets | Weatherford signed

Mon, 07 Sep 2009 13:52:51 -0700

Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports the New York Jets have signed unrestricted free-agent P Steve Weatherford (Jaguars). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Jaguars | Announce roster moves

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 18:51:47 -0700

Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have released FS Marlon McCree, RB Chauncey Washington, P Steve Weatherford, CB Brian Williams, LB Thomas Williams, WR Tiquan Underwood, QB Todd Boeckman, DE Jeremy Navarre, C Cecil Newton, WR Todd Peterson and LB Johnny Williams.

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Saints | Three, maybe four draft picks to be in the starting lineup

Sun, 10 Sep 2006 06:42:27 -0700

Sheldon Mickles, of the Advocate, reports if New Orleans Saints rookie RB Reggie Bush starts in the backfield along with RB Deuce McAllister in the team's season opener, they will have four draft picks in their starting lineup. Second-round pick S Roman Harper will be at strong safety; fourth-round OL Jahri Evans will open at right guard; and seventh-round pick WR Marques Colston will be at one wide receiver spot. In addition, undrafted rookie free agent P Steve Weatherford will be the punter.

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Saints | Weatherford signed

Tue, 05 Sep 2006 13:33:41 -0700

The New Orleans Saints have announced signing P Steve Weatherford (Saints). Details of the contract were not disclosed.

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Saints | Weatherford waived

Sat, 02 Sep 2006 17:34:45 -0700

The New Orleans Saints announced they have waived P Steve Weatherford.

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Saints | Weatherford struggling at training camp

Sun, 30 Jul 2006 07:05:39 -0700

Jimmy Smith, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints rookie P Steve Weatherford's performance during the punt team portion of the practice Saturday, July 29, gave every indication that he'll be nothing more than a camp leg to keep veteran P Mitch Berger fresh. Weatherford's punts sailed continually right, as the return men sprinted from the middle of the field to their left in order to field the ball.

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Saints | Team signs UDFA Weatherford

Sun, 30 Apr 2006 19:48:29 -0700

Tom James, of the Tribune Star, reports the New Orleans Saints have signed undrafted rookie free agent P Steve Weatherford (Illinois).

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Vikings | Team held workout for S. Weatherford

Sat, 29 Apr 2006 06:02:39 -0700

John Supinie, of the State Journal-Register, reports the Minnesota Vikings held a pre-draft individual workout for Illinois P Steve Weatherford. Weatherford's ability to kick off could help his marketability.

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Buccaneers | Team held workout for S. Weatherford

Sat, 29 Apr 2006 06:02:02 -0700

John Supinie, of the State Journal-Register, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held a pre-draft individual workout for Illinois P Steve Weatherford. Weatherford's ability to kick off could help his marketability.

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Packers | Team held workout for S. Weatherford

Sat, 29 Apr 2006 06:01:22 -0700

John Supinie, of the State Journal-Register, reports the Green Bay Packers held a pre-draft individual workout for Illinois P Steve Weatherford. Weatherford's ability to kick off could help his marketability.

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Ravens | Team held workout for S. Weatherford

Sat, 29 Apr 2006 05:59:41 -0700

John Supinie, of the State Journal-Register, reports the Baltimore Ravens held a pre-draft individual workout for Illinois P Steve Weatherford. Weatherford's ability to kick off could help his marketability.

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Bears | Team attended on-campus workout for S. Weatherford

Sat, 29 Apr 2006 05:59:01 -0700

John Supinie, of the State Journal-Register, reports the Chicago Bears attended an on-campus workout for Illinois P Steve Weatherford. Weatherford's ability to kick off could help his marketability.

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