This year, the 2015 NFL Draft is filled with top caliber talent. Every player that is selected by an NFL team during this draft has proven to owners, coaches, and scouts they are prepared to play professional football. The Giants have a lot of needs coming into this offseason. They now have a lack of depth at the defensive end position with the release of former first round pick...
According to the New York Giants’ official Twitter account, they have cut long-time defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka:
The #Giants have released veteran DE Mathias Kiwanuka – READ MORE: http://t.co/1DKOcGoDMN pic.twitter.com/5Dn5u1EPkF
— New York Giants (@Giants) February 24, 2015
According to Dan Graziano of ESPN, the team will save $4.8 million in salary cap space through...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have released veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka in a move that clears about $4.8 million of space under the NFL salary cap.
The NFL Players Association estimates the new salary cap will rise to $143 million. Cutting Kiwanuka's contract, which had a year to run at $4.775 million, increased the Giants' cap space to nearly $23 million...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago
The Giants have released defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka, who was due $4.825 million in total compensation this year.
FOX Sports 1 NFL insider Mike Garafolo confirmed the release.
Kiwanuka, who was selected 32nd overall by the Giants in the 2006 NFL Draft and recorded 38.5 sacks, won two Super Bowls in nine seasons with team.
Mathias Kiwanuka was due close to $8 million next season, and his production didn’t warrant such a payment. The Giants have released the veteran defensive end.
NYG: DE Mathias Kiwanuka has been informed of his release. In nine years, he was part of two Super Bowl championship teams.
— Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) February 24, 2015
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Mathias Kiwanuka was a member of two Super Bowl championships with the New York Giants, since being drafted by Big Blue with the 32nd pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. Heading into his ninth season with the team, the man affectionately known as “Kiwi” has been anything but a bust for the G-men.
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Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka is none too happy about being asked to take a pay cut, even though he opted to take the pay cut for personal reasons. He sounded off about his situation recently when his salary for this year went from over $4 million to $1.5 million. Per PFT: “It’s something that is bargained collectively and for me, as an...
The Giants lost their first six games, however, they were able to keep their postseason hopes going by winning four straight.
A loss at home to Dallas on Nov. 24 downed any hopes of a playoff berth and DE Mathias Kiwanuka says the team's expectations wasn't to be home by Christmas.
"Obviously this is not the situation we wanted to find ourselves in,'' DE Mathias Kiwanuka said...