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Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 7 Curtis Painter

Usually when a former player signs elsewhere as a free agent and returns to his old city with his new team, he is welcomed back by the fans with fanfare and remembered fondly.But that was not the case when Curtis Painter returned to Lucas Oil Stadium with the New York Giants for a preseason game on Aug. 16. Fans are not keen on him because he had a forgettable tenure in three seasons...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants trim roster to 53, cutting John Conner, Michael Cox and Curtis Painter

Some of the writing was on the wall, and some was not, as the New York Football Giants made 22 roster moves yesterday to get down to the league’s 53-man roster. Although none of the 22 transactions could be categorized as surprising, the final roster composition was surprising in a couple areas. Injuries played a part in determining the final roster, but some areas of injury...
Via cover32 - Giants
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns dump Nate Burleson, Giants cut Curtis Painter

Bother by a hamstring injury during camp, Nate Burleson never really go a chance to show the Cleveland Browns if there was anything left in the tank. On Saturday morning the team cut the 33-year-old wide receiver. Given the lackluster names on the Browns depth chart at receiver this is not a good sign for the future of Burleson’s career. Another bad sign is the 15 total games he...
Via Tireball.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Giants Early Cuts

The New York Giants have to get their roster down to 53 men, and early today they made some cuts to get down to that.  Here I evaluate some of their most notable cuts so far.  Curtis Painter #453415078 / gettyimages.com With this cut, it appears that the Giants are ready to give the reigns to Ryan Nassib and that they wouldn’t be worried if he was forced into starting.  This...
Via TopSportsReport
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

Of all the positions on the New York Giants’ roster, quarterback is easily the most secure. Eli Manning is the starting and nothing short of an injury will change that. However, there is much intrigue into what will happen behind him on the depth chart. Second-year gunslinger Ryan Nassib is going to be given every opportunity to earn the backup job, but last year’s backup, Curtis...
Via cover32 - Giants
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' QB UPDATE: Eli Manning sheds walking boot, Curtis Painter undergoes knee surgery

Just 17 days after undergoing surgery on his left ankle, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is no longer wearing his protective walking boot, according to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com.Manning participated in the annual March of Dimes' "March for Babies" charity event Sunday. Although Manning did not fully participate in the three-mile walk, he did complete the first 100 yards without...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants sign QB Rusty Smith, Curtis Painter undergoes knee surgery

The New York Giants announced they had signed quarterback Rusty Smith on Monday. The signing made quarterback No. 5 on the Giants’ roster, alongside incumbent starter Eli Manning, Curtis Painter, Ryan Nassib and Josh Freeman. Smith spent the first four seasons of his NFL career as a backup for the Tennessee Titans. He played sparingly, appearing in three games and starting one...
Via cover32 - Giants
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants, Josh Freeman agree on one-year deal

The New York Giants have a new backup quarterback. The Giants have reportedly agreed to terms with free-agent Josh Freeman. Done deal with the Giants and QB Josh Freeman. He’s agreed to terms, per source. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 16, 2014 Giants were the only team to face Freeman while he was a Viking. He played poorly, so clearly they believe he got a raw deal in...
Via Sports-Glory
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants re-sign quarterback Curtis Painter

The New York Giants have re-signed quarterback Curtis Painter. Painter, 28, spent last season as Eli Manning’s backup tossing two interceptions in 16 pass attempts when he did get on the field. There is a chance that Ryan Nassib could move ahead of him on the depth chart. QB Curtis Painter will re-sign with the Giants after the start of the league year. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo...
Via Tireball.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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