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Giants, LB Rivers agree to one-year deal

Linebacker Keith Rivers has signed a new one-year deal with the New York Giants. Rivers, a former first-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals, was traded to New York for a fifth-round pick on April 11, 2012. He missed five games with the Giants because of a slow-healing hamstring injury. Rivers, 27, has never played a full season, and sat out all of 2011 with the Bengals after undergoing...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants re-sign Keith Rivers

According to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger, the New York Giants have re-signed linebacker Keith Rivers to a one-year deal. Keith Rivers is re-signing with the Giants, source says. #nyg — Jenny Vrentas (@JennyVrentas) March 14, 2013 This is a good move for the Giants after they released Michael Boley a few weeks ago.  Their can’t afford to lose any more linebackers...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Keith Rivers’ knee is fine after car accident

According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today Sports, New York Giants linebacker Keith Rivers’ knee should be fine after getting in a car accident last week in California. Keith Rivers ok after exams today following car accident. Source: “He’s fine, should be no issue.” — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 19, 2012 Sounds like the Giants and Rivers dodged a bullet.   ...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants’ Keith Rivers involved in a car accident

New York Giants linebacker Keith Rivers was involved in a car accident while spending time in California  during the Giants’ bye week. River is currently  back in New York and is having his knee checked out by doctors.  The hope is that he only has a knee bruise.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Night for Keith Rivers

Keith Rivers (Photo by Bobak Ha'Eri, used under Creative Commons License) Jim Mancari BGB Assistant Editor The Giants open their preseason schedule tonight in Jacksonville taking on the Jaguars. Many players on the bubble will be looking to make an immediate impact tonight, but still it’s just the first preseason game. However, for linebacker...
Via Big Giants Boom
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Keith Rivers says the Giants got a steal when they traded for him

Linebacker Keith Rivers believes he could be a steal for the New York Giants, since they only gave up a fifth round pick in exchange for him this offseason. “I was the ninth pick in the draft,” Rivers said yesterday. “Anywhere near that [level of play for the Giants] and it’s beyond a steal. It’s armed robbery.” If Rivers plays well this season, he may receiver a nice...
Via Giants Football Today
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Giants Steal Keith Rivers From Bengals

On Thursday April 12th, the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants acquired Keith Rivers via trade with the Cincinnati Bengals for a 5th round draft pick. The former first-round selection displayed pro potential while playing all four years at the University of Southern California. Rivers finished his college career with 240 total tackles, 18 of those for a loss of 77 yards. But after...
Via Football Nation
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants trading for Keith Rivers?

According to Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger, a rumor popped up in a New York Giants fan forum that the Giants are close to trading for Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers. Garafolo believes there might be some reason to believe this rumor could be true after checking into to it last night. Rivers is also in the New York City area right now, which could be a coincidence...
Via Giants Football Today
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Bengals' Rivers done for season

Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers will remain on the reserve-non football injured list and won't play this season. Rivers underwent wrist surgery in July, and Tuesday marks the end of a three-week period during which he was eligible for activation from the NFL list. A top-ten draft pick in 2008, Rivers has been a starter when healthy and was the Bengals' second-leading tackler...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Roster exemption on Rivers begins

Linebacker Keith Rivers practiced today for the first time this season. Rivers has been on the Physically Unable to Perform list due to offseason wrist surgery. Under league rules, players on PUP are not eligible to come off the list and practice/play until after the first six weeks. Once that time is up teams have up to three weeks to begin practicing the player without him counting...
Via Cincinnati Bengals Blog
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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