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New York Giants waive running back Michael Cox

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have waived running back Michael Cox. The Giants announced the move on Monday, just three days before the NFL draft. Cox played two seasons with the Giants, missing the final two months of last season after breaking a leg against Seattle on Nov. 9. A seventh-round draft choice, Cox saw limited action in 18 games, rushing for 76 yards...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Waive RB Michael Cox

The New York Giants have placed RB Michael Cox on waivers Monday, according to Paul Schwartz. Cox, 25, had two years remaining on his four-year, $2.21 million contract, which includes base salaries of $585,000 (2015) and $675,000 (2016). According to, releasing Cox will free up $585,000 in available cap space while creating no dead money.   In 2014, Cox appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants sign RB Darkwa, Cox on injured reserve

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed running back Orleans Darkwa off the Miami Dolphins' practice squad. The Giants announced the move Wednesday when they placed running back Michael Cox on injured reserve. He broke his leg against Seattle on Sunday. Darkwa played in four games for the Dolphins this season, catching three passes for 31 yards and rushing twice...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Place RB Michael Cox On I.R. & Sign RB Orleans Darkwa Off Dolphins’ Practice Squad

The New York Giants announced Wednesday morning that they have placed RB Michael Cox on season-ending injured reserve. The Giants replaced Cox on their roster by signing RB Orleans Darkwa off of the Dolphins’ practice squad. New York signed CB Josh Victorian to their practice squad and released S Kyle Sebetic from the unit. The fact that New York elected to end Cox’s season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Rashad Jenings, Michael Cox

The New York Giants suffered yet another crushing loss Sunday in Seattle, bringing their losing streak up to four. They are now 3-6 and third in the NFC East. The Giants may have one running back return this week, at the same time losing another. #455873624 / Late in the fourth quarter, Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane threw himself at Giants fourth-string running...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Promote RB Michael Cox From Their Practice Squad

The Giants have signed RB Michael Cox to their active roster, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN. Starting RB Rashad Jennings was diagnosed with a sprained MCL earlier in the day and is considered to be week-to-week, so this move shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Rookie RB Andre Williams is expected to handle the bulk of their workload with Jennings out of the lineup, but...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants sign Cox, 6 other players to practice squad

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have added running back Michael Cox and six other players to their practice squad. Six of the seven, including Cox, were cut by the Giants on Saturday before rejoining the team on Sunday. They include cornerbacks Bennett Jackson and Chandler Fenner, linebacker Dan Fox, defensive end Jordan Stanton, and wide receiver Julian Talley. Cox...
Via AP on Fox
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

New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Running Backs

The New York Giants are stocked with running back talent, all of which has starting experience. However, it’s difficult to say what you can expect from Big Blue’s rushing attack in 2014. None of the backs on the roster are proven starters, so while the free-agent acquisition of Rashad Jennings may place him as the front runner, it’s really unknown whether he is capable of being...
Via cover32 - Giants
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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