Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/20/14

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 10: Mathias Kiwanuka #97 of the New York Giants looks to block Kris Mangum #86 of the Carolina Panthers on December 10, 2006, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo By Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
When Mathias Kiwanuka signed a contract extension with the New York Giants earlier this year, he understood his job was to be a wild card in the defense. Kiwanuka is somewhat of a rarity in the NFL. A two-position player, the seven-year veteran is listed on the roster as a linebacker, but he plays as much on the defensive line, his natural position. This past week in the Giants' impressive 38-10 win over Green Bay, Kiwanuka spent the entire game on the line because coordinator Perry Fewell wanted a little more pressure on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Kiwanuka led the charge, snaring two of the five sacks for the NFC East-leading Giants (7-4). Where Kiwanuka plays Monday night against quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins (5-6) remains to be seen. Even the 29-year-old doesn't know where he will be. ''I want to be able to be on the field, be prepared, and be effective,'' Kiwanuka said Wednesday in a conference call. ''That's my main thing. If I'm out th...
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