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Patriots sign former Giants G Mitch Petrus

The New England Patriots have signed guard Mitch Petrus to shore up their battered offensive line, Petrus, released Nov. 3 after playing six games this season with the New York Giants, signed Tuesday after New England's starting guards left Sunday's 37-31 win over the Buffalo Bills with injuries. Logan Mankins hurt his left ankle, and Dan Connolly injured his back. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Aqib Talib’s Roster Exemption Allows Patriots to Sign Former Giants Guard Mitch Petrus

The Patriots are getting some extra help on their offensive line, even if it may just be for a few days. Due to the roster exemption that New England received for Aqib Talib, the Patriots have signed a 54th player to their active roster, former Giants guard Mitch Petrus according to Field Yates of ESPN Boston. Petrus was drafted by New York in the fifth round in 2010 out of Arkansas...
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants activate TE Beckum, cut OL Petrus

The New York Giants have activated tight end Travis Beckum, making him eligible to play when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The fourth-year pro tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during the Giants' win over New England in Super Bowl XLVI. He was placed on the reserve/physically unable to perform list and missed all of training camp before returning...
Via AP on Fox
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants activate Travis Beckum, waive Mitch Petrus

sr_adspace_id = 1000010603807; sr_adspace_width = 180; sr_adspace_height = 90; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic"; According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New York Giants have activated tight end Travis Beckum from the PUP list and have waived guard Mitch Petrus. Beckum tore his ACL during last year’s Super Bowl win over the Patriots and was...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants' Mitch Petrus learning when to hold and when not to Faytok/The Star-LedgerGiants left guard Mitch Petrus was flagged for a holding call against the Cowboys on Sunday. On the next play, he threw his hands up to avoid a second straight penalty.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 12/14/11
Via In Reese We Trust
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Petrus plans on sticking around

Mitch Petrus found out he was going to be starting in his first game about two hours before kickoff. He doesn’t want to leave as abruptly. And so far the second-year guard is playing well enough that it could be difficult for the Giants’ coaches to take him off the field.
Via T-Rock's Take On The Giants
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Saturday Shootaround: Petrus, Sash Ready to Produce

Yesterday, the Giants got some good news. A dose of reality came first as OT Stacy Andrews came by the facility to visit along with brother, former Giant Shawn Andrews. Stacy was placed on IR this week after it was discovered that he had pulmonary embolisms – blood clots – in his lungs. He is looking good and will be able to resume his career next season. “It was blood clots...
Via Giants Football Blog
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants Guard Mitch Petrus Rocks on the Field and on the Bass

Mitch Petrus, who plays the guitar and formed an alt-rock band with friends from Arkansas, has moved into a starting role on the Giants’ injury-riddled offensive line.
Via New York Times Sports
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants guard Mitch Petrus, making his second NFL start, will have to face the Cowboys’ fearsome pass rush

Giants guard Mitch Petrus, making his second NFL start, will have to face the Cowboys’ fearsome pass rushGETTY IMAGESROAD BLOCKER: Giants lineman Mitch Petrus, who made his first NFL start — at left guard — last week, will have to be on his game to hold off the fierce pass rush of DeMarcus Ware (above) and the Cowboys on Sunday night.By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 12/8/11
Via In Reese We Trust
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Mitch Petrus gets surprise start Mitch Petrus found out yesterday that he would get the starting nod on the Giants Offensive Line.By Dan Salomone - 12/5/11
Via In Reese We Trust
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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