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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 20:57:22 -0700
Free-agent FS Deon Grant (Giants) has not retired, and he feels he will be re-signed by the New York Giants sometime during training camp. "This is the first time in three or four years - and this was the longest one - that I can say I came out completely healthy," Grant said. "I revamped everything and my body feels wonderful right now."
Sun, 24 Jun 2012 19:09:11 -0700
Free-agent SS Deon Grant (Giants) was extremely popular in the locker room, and he brought veteran leadership and a calming presence, as well as versatility on the field. For now, the New York Giants appear to intent on seeing what they have heading into training camp, but the possibility still exists that Grant could return at some point.
Sun, 20 May 2012 14:03:29 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys are not interested in free-agent SS Deon Grant (Giants) even though he said the team has shown interest in him.
Sun, 20 May 2012 11:58:00 -0700
Free-agent SS Deon Grant (Giants) said he is receiving interest from the Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants.
Sun, 15 Jan 2012 16:35:51 -0800
New York Giants SS Deon Grant (head) left the Divisional Round playoff game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 15, due to a head injury. He went to the locker room, passed concussion tests, and was able to return to the game.
Fri, 13 Jan 2012 12:12:39 -0800
New York Giants S Deon Grant (quadriceps), CB Aaron Ross (concussion), RB Da'Rel Scott (knee), DL Osi Umenyiora (ankle, knee), RB Danny Ware (concussion) and CB Corey Webster (hamstring) are probable for the Divisional round this weekend. Grant, Umenyiora and Webster were limited in practice Friday, Jan. 13, while the others practiced in full.
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 13:52:17 -0800
New York Giants S Deon Grant (quadriceps), CB Aaron Ross (concussion), DL Osi Umenyiora (ankle, knee), RB Danny Ware (concussion) and CB Corey Webster (hamstring) were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 12.
Sun, 08 Jan 2012 22:43:24 -0800
New York Giants SS Deon Grant (quadriceps) said Sunday, Jan. 8, that he will be ready to play in the Divisional Round game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 15. "Football is a physical sport so I'm expecting pain," Grant said. "I don't care anything about it."
Sun, 08 Jan 2012 11:21:42 -0800
New York Giants SS Deon Grant (quadriceps) suffered a quadriceps injury in the Wild Card playoff game and is considered questionable to return.
Sat, 26 Nov 2011 11:10:18 -0800
New York Giants SS Deon Grant will wear the helmet with radio communication in Week 12 in place of LB Michael Boley (hamstring). Defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said he wants Grant to wear the helmet because he is on the field a majority of the time. It is not known if Boley will wear the helmet once he is able to return.
Fri, 04 Nov 2011 19:07:35 -0700
New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara (foot) will travel with the team for its Week 9 game against the New England Patriots, and he feels he is ready. SS Deon Grant disagreed. "He's looking good. He ain't ready yet. But he's looking good," Grant said Friday, Nov. 4. Defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said Thursday, Nov. 3, that the team would wait until Saturday, Nov. 5, to decide Amukamara's status.
Tue, 01 Nov 2011 19:37:56 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has decided not to play LB Jacquian Williams, using LB Greg Jones II more, as the team has struggled to stop the rush. The Giants are allowing the fifth-most rushing yards per game (130.1), and they're tied for seventh in most rushing yards per attempt (4.7). SS Deon Grant, who has been victimized for taking some bad angles, also didn't see the field much in Week 8.
Tue, 30 Aug 2011 11:21:22 -0700
New York Giants FS Antrel Rolle worked at cornerback in the preseason game against the New York Jets Monday, Aug. 29, and he defended WR Santonio Holmes a few times in the slot. "It's my first week at it (this preseason)," Rolle said. "It's going to take a little while to get comfortable at it. Nickel is nothing new to my game. I've been playing it pretty much my entire career. Just to get back in the groove and the feel of things and understand my assignments and adjustments. I'll be good." Ss Deon Grant and Kenny Phillips were at safety with Rolle moving to corner.
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:33:16 -0700
The New York Giants have re-signed SS Deon Grant to an undisclosed deal Tuesday, Aug. 16.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:19:04 -0700
The New York Giants have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: LB Chase Blackburn, OG Kevin Boothe, TE Kevin Boss, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, LB Keith Bulluck, WR Michael Clayton, DT Barry Cofield, S Deon Grant, WR Derek Hagan, DB Michael Johnson, DE Mathias Kiwanuka, WR Steve E. Smith, QB Jim Sorgi, DE Dave Tollefson and LB Gerris Wilkinson.
Sat, 07 Aug 2010 04:10:52 -0700
New York Giants TE Kevin Boss (ankle), OG Rich Seubert (hand), C Shaun O'Hara (ankle), WR Steve E. Smith (groin), S Deon Grant (groin), TE Travis Beckum (hamstring), LB Keith Bulluck (knee), OG Kevin Boothe (pectoral), S Kenny Phillips (knee), WR Hakeem Nicks (toe, knee), DL Osi Umenyiora (hip) and DL Jay Alford (knee) are not practicing Saturday, Aug. 7, according to CBSSports.com.
Thu, 05 Aug 2010 21:27:43 -0700
New York Giants C Shaun O'Hara (ankle), WR Mario Manningham (groin), TE Travis Beckum (hamstring), S Deon Grant (groin), S Kenny Phillips (knee) and OG Kevin Boothe (pectoral) missed the team's afternoon practice Thursday, Aug. 5, reports Ralph Vacchiano, of the New York Daily News.
Thu, 01 Apr 2010 12:22:32 -0700
Bart Hubbuch, of the New York Post, reports the New York Giants have signed unrestricted free-agent FS Deon Grant (Seahawks). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Thu, 01 Apr 2010 09:14:11 -0700
Mike Garafolo, of the Star-Ledger, reports the New York Giants are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent FS Deon Grant (Seahawks) Friday, April 2, according to a source. There is a chance Grant can sign with the Giants during the visit.
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 07:47:36 -0700
Neil Hayes, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears could have interest in unrestricted free-agent FS Deon Grant (Seahawks).
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:02:39 -0700
Armando Salguero, of the Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins are not interested in unrestricted free-agent FS Deon Grant (Seahawks) at this time, according to a source.
Mon, 15 Mar 2010 17:49:29 -0700
Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com, reports Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant and LS Matthew Overton have been released.
Thu, 07 Jan 2010 21:38:24 -0800
Updating a previous item, The Sports Network reports the Seattle Seahawks announced that S Deon Grant (wrist) was scheduled to undergo wrist surgery Thursday, Jan. 7. Grant was to have a torn ligament reconstructed in his left wrist. He is expected to be fully recovered by late April.
Wed, 06 Jan 2010 14:14:48 -0800
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks head coach Jim Mora said FS Deon Grant (wrist) will undergo left wrist surgery during the offseason.
Fri, 27 Nov 2009 15:09:30 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DT Cory Redding (knee), DT Craig Terrill (shoulder), C Chris Spencer (thumb) and SS Deon Grant (wrist) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 27. They are listed as probable for Week 12.
Thu, 26 Nov 2009 16:24:43 -0800
Seattle Seahawks DT Craig Terrill (shoulder), C Chris Spencer (thumb) and SS Deon Grant (wrist) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 26. They are considered probable for Week 12.
Wed, 25 Nov 2009 15:14:25 -0800
Seattle Seahawks FS Deon Grant (wrist), C Chris Spencer (thumb) and DT Craig Terrill (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 25.
Wed, 25 Nov 2009 11:17:53 -0800
Clare Farnsworth, of Seahawks.com, reports Seattle Seahawks SS Deon Grant (hand) will play in Week 12 and will use a cast to protect a damaged ligament in his hand and wrist. Grant will not need to undergo surgery at this time.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 14:42:33 -0800
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks SS Deon Grant (hand) will see a hand specialist Tuesday, Nov. 24, to have his hand evaluated. His status for Week 12 is uncertain.
Fri, 20 Nov 2009 12:44:05 -0800
Darren Urban, of AZCardinals.com, reports Seattle Seahawks SS Deon Grant was fined $5,000 Friday, Nov. 20, for unnecessary roughness in Week 10.
Wed, 12 Aug 2009 18:00:41 -0700
CBSSports.com reports Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (undisclosed), SS Deon Grant (groin), CB Josh Wilson (groin), DT Cory Redding (soreness), LB Will Herring (groin) and OT Ray Willis (knee) returned for the team's practice Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Mon, 10 Aug 2009 22:26:00 -0700
Danny O'Neil, of The Seattle Times, reports Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant (groin), CB Josh Wilson (groin) and LB Lofa Tatupu (undisclosed) did not participate in the team portion of drills Monday, Aug. 10.
Sun, 14 Dec 2008 08:41:05 -0800
Frank Hughes, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant (neck) left the team's Week 15 game with an apparent neck injury. Trainers worked on his neck and he was able to return to the game.
Sun, 23 Mar 2008 15:05:54 -0700
Doug Pacey, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks restructured the contract of FS Deon Grant in order to sign LB Lofa Tatupu to a contract extension.
Tue, 17 Jul 2007 16:56:15 -0700
Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant has said in an interview on the NFL Network that he has bulked up and will play at strong safety this season.
Wed, 28 Mar 2007 16:02:12 -0700
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant will start at free safety, according to head coach Mike Holmgren.
Mon, 12 Mar 2007 18:00:25 -0700
Mike Sando, of Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant does not know if he will play either strong of free safety and it does not matter to him, since he played both with the Jaguars.
Mon, 12 Mar 2007 17:20:52 -0700
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports Seattle Seahawks S Deon Grant said it is still undecided which safety position he will play. Grant said it doesn't matter whether he plays free safety or strong safety.
Sun, 11 Mar 2007 11:32:50 -0700
Danny O'Neil, of the Seattle Times, reports the arrival of FS Deon Grant and FS Brian Russell likely means free agent FS Ken Hamlin won't be back with the Seattle Seahawks.
Thu, 08 Mar 2007 23:01:24 -0800
John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed free agent S Deon Grant (Jaguars) to a six-year contract worth more than $30 million. The deal included what is believed to be the largest signing bonus ever given to an NFL safety.
Mon, 05 Mar 2007 09:53:28 -0800
John Murphy, of Yahoo! Sports, reports the New Orleans Saints have formally met with free agent FS Deon Grant (Jaguars).
Sat, 03 Mar 2007 21:01:42 -0800
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports free agent S Deon Grant (Jaguars) is expected to visit the Seattle Seahawks.
Sat, 03 Mar 2007 20:59:50 -0800
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports free agent S Deon Grant (Jaguars) is expected to visit the New Orleans Saints.
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 09:27:00 -0800
Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars will likely not re-sign free agent FS Deon Grant in the offseason.
Sat, 10 Feb 2007 19:55:31 -0800
Michael C. Wright, writing for the Sporting News, reports Jacksonville Jaguars FS Deon Grant has rejected one contract offer from the team. Grant is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
Sat, 30 Dec 2006 07:16:13 -0800
Michael C. Wright, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars FS Deon Grant (hamstring) says he expects to start the team's Week 17 game after practicing Friday, Dec. 29. "I opened it up [ran full speed] and it didn't pull on me, so I think we'll be all right for Sunday," Grant said.
Fri, 29 Dec 2006 13:35:10 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars FS Deon Grant (hamstring) practiced Friday, Dec. 29, and will be a game-time decision in Week 17. He has been upgraded to questionable on the team's injury report.
Thu, 28 Dec 2006 18:31:36 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars S Deon Grant (hamstring) missed practice Thursday, Dec. 28, and is doubtful for Week 17.
Wed, 27 Dec 2006 18:46:51 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars S Deon Grant (hamstring) missed practice Wednesday, Dec. 27, and is doubtful for Week 17. S Jamaal Fudge will likely play in Grant's place.
Sun, 24 Dec 2006 14:27:34 -0800
Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports Jacksonville Jaguars S Deon Grant (hamstring) left the Week 16 game with a hamstring injury.