JUSTIN TRATTOU NEWS

Nine players named to Minnesota Vikings practice squad

Yesterday we reported that the Minnesota Vikings shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman: Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t play...
Via cover32 - Vikings
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign 9 to Practice Squad

The Vikings have announced 9 players that have been added to the practice squad, leaving room for 1 more player. My guess is the last player will be recently cut Austin Wentworth who was cut to make room for recently signed Mike Harris. Below are the 9 players that have been added (no surprises). Running back Joe Banyard, wide receiver Kain Colter, defensive tackle Isame Faciane...
Via DraftSeason
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Vikings Practice Squad …. Why Not?

With the Vikings final 53 set … let’s take a quick look at who might find themselves on the 2014 Vikings practice squad. I’m basing this off of JUST Vikings, not going to try and guess players cut from other rosters. 1. Mike Zimmer, Linebacker 2. Donte Foster, Wide Receiver 3. Kain Colter, Wide Receiver, Return Specialist 4. Kendall James, Cornerback 5. Isame Faciane, Defensive...
Via DraftSeason
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Vikings Drat: Defensive Needs Assessment

We’re getting closer and closer to the NFL Draft, and outside of the uber-nerds who have already dissected the entire coaches tape of every prospect in the seventh round, the rest of us need to probably start paying attention to what’s going on with the Vikings, what their needs are, and who the potential new draft picks could be for the team. Sorry, some of us have BOOBS to...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Promote Tight End Chase Ford

Chase Ford has been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster. Ford will be looked to take injured Rhett Ellion’s spot on the roster. Ford went undrafted in 2012 and has spent time with the Cowboys and Eagles. To make room for Ford the Vikings released defensive end Justin Trattou. The post Vikings Promote Tight End Chase Ford appeared first on DraftSeason.
Via DraftSeason
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Simtim waived after failed physical

The New York Giants have waived linebacker Clint Sintim after he failed a physical. The Giants announced the move Thursday while adding they waived-injured defensive end Justin Trattou and signed defensive back-return specialist Laron Scott and defensive tackle Bobby Skinner. Sintim suffered knee injuries in each of the past two season. The 2009 second-round draft pick has been...
Via AP on Fox
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Giants' Martin Parker Out for Season; Additional Bad News for Other Defensive Linemen

The New York Giants released a medical report on Tuesday morning for four of their defensive lineman, and the news was terrible across the board. First and foremost, defensive tackle Martin Parker will miss the entire 2012 season with a herniated disk that requires surgery, while defensive end Justin Trattou is out several more weeks with a heel injury. In addition to Trattou and...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ Martin Parker Out for Season; Additional Bad News for Other Defensive Linemen

The New York Giants released a medical report on Tuesday morning for four of their defensive lineman, and the news was terrible across the board. First and foremost, defensive tackle Martin Parker will miss the entire 2012 season with a herniated disk that requires surgery, while defensive end Justin Trattou is out several more weeks with a heel injury. In addition to Trattou and...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants' D-Line injuries piling up

Injuries continue to pile up and threaten to sap the depth along the Giants' defensive line. --Defensive tackle Shaun Rogers, who missed Monday's practice with a calf injury, is being treated for a blood clot in his lower leg. --Defensive tackle Martin Parker has a herniated disc in his back, which will require surgery and he will miss his second straight season. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Justin Trattou shows off his ring collection

The is the hand of the New York Giants defensive end Justin Trattou with his ring collection. He has collected many from his time with the Florida Gators and New York Giants. You’ve got a super bowl ring, a BCS National Championship ring, and an SEC Championship ring. Not a bad collection to have. Justin Trattou was a stud at the University of Florida for the Florida Gators. He...
Via Throw The Flag
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ Justin Trattou, Adrian Tracy to Compete for Fourth DE Spot

For most NFL teams the fourth defensive end on the roster may not be of utmost importance, but for the New York Giants its a very pressing matter. The Giants defense, or entire team for that matter, is unique because of how strongly it’s success relies on its pass rush. For GM Jerry Reese and Co. finding the right player to replace former Giants’ Defensive End Dave Tollefson...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Trattou adds Super Bowl ring to title collection

GAINESVILLE, Fla. No offense to his former Gators teammate, but Justin Trattou had a better time at Sunday's New York-New England Super Bowl than he did four years ago when the Giants beat the Patriots. When the Giants won the Super Bowl following the 2007 season Trattou, a UF freshman at the time, attended a party at former UF defensive lineman Javier Estopinan's house...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Gator Trattou's Dream Come True Ends with His Beloved Giants Winning Super Bowl in His Ro

No offense to his former Gators teammate, but Justin Trattou had a better time at Sunday's New York-New England Super Bowl than he did four years ago when the Giants beat the Patriots.
Via gatorzone.com
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLVI live blog

Assistant managing editor Zack Pierce, along with several other FOXSports.com writers, will be blogging live from Super Bowl XLIV. Keep coming back all game long for live updates from inside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Updated at 5:15 p.m. ET Inactive today for the Giants: WR Ramses Barden, RB Da'Rel Scott, LB Mark Herzlich, C Jim Cordle, DE Justin Trattou, DT Jimmy...
Via Fox Sports
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Gators in the Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLVI will mark the 10th consecutive season a former Gator will compete in one of the biggest sporting events of the year. The New England Patriots match up against the New York Giants in Indianapolis on February 5 in a battle that has five former Florida players involved. Aaron Hernandez, Brandon Spikes, Gerard Warren and Jermaine Cunningham look to give the Patriots their...
Via gatorzone.com
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Five ex-Gators head to Super Bowl XLVI with Patriots, Giants

Florida will be represented in the Super Bowl for the 10th straight year when the New England Patriots and New York Giants meet Feb. 5 in Indianapolis. The Patriots have four ex-Gators (Jermaine Cunningham, Brandon Spikes, Aaron Hernandez and Gerard Warren), and the Giants have one (Justin Trattou). Spikes, Hernandez and Warren are the only ones expected to play. Cunningham is injured...
Via Gator Bytes
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants-49ers Inactives

Inactive for the Giants tonight vs the 49ers: OL James Brewer, DE Justin Trattou, DL Jimmy Kennedy, RB Da’Rel Scott, LB Mark Herzlich, OL Jim Cordle and WR Ramses Barden 49ers inactives: QB Scott Tolzien, WR/KR Ted Ginn, CB Shawntae Spencer, FB Moran Norris, G Daniel Kilgore, G Mike Person and NT Ian Williams
Via Giants Football Blog
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants Inactives vs Packers

Inactive for the Giants today vs the Packers…. LB Mark Herzlich, DT Jimmy Kennedy, OL James Brewer, WR Ramses Barden, OL Jim Cordle, DL Justin Trattou, and RB Da’Rel Scott
Via Giants Football Blog
January 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants-Falcons Inactives

Inactive for the Giants today vs the Atlanta Falcons LB Mark Herzlich, DT Jimmy Kennedy, OT James Brewer, OL Jim Cordle, WR Ramses Barden, DE Justin Trattou and RB Da’Rel Scott Falcons inactives: CB Brent Grimes (knee), QB J. Wilson, LB S. Nicholas (toe), C B. Romberg, OT K. Chambers, DE C. Matthews and WR K. Meier Grimes is Atlanta’s top CB…a clear break for the Giants today…
Via Giants Football Blog
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Pre Game Notes: Rain and Giants Inactives

The rain hit MetLife Stadium about 6:20 or so and teemed for bit before tailing off.  Not enough time for the surface to dry between now and game time, and who’s to say it won’t come down again. Dallas QB Tony Romo was tossing the ball around with his nothing on his injured hand – no glove, no nothing…. Inactive for the Giants tonight are: TE Jake Ballard, LB Mark Herzlich...
Via Giants Football Blog
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Osi to Miss 2-4 Weeks

According to several sources, DE Osi Umenyiora will miss two, possibly four weeks with a severely sprained ankle. Osi left the game in New Orleans Sunday night in the second quarter and did not return. The Giants have several options in Osi’s absence. None of them very attractive. Dave Tollefson will draw the start and be backed up by Justin Trattou. They also could use Mathias...
Via Giants Football Blog
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants Fans Need to Be Realistic

What was it? Eleven weeks ago the Giants had just suffered the last of what seemed like an unimaginable slew of injuries during training camp. It not only drained the depth of the defense, but put some pretty shady characters into key roles. Ultimately, whatever enthusiasm their fan base had towards the season was dead, and the idea of finishing .500 seemed far-fetched, especially...
Via The Victory Formation
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants Sunday Morning News and Notes

The Giants’ injury list just keeps getting longer and longer. Yesterday, the team placed WR Michael Clayton on injured reserved and activated DE Justin Trattou from the practice squad. QB Ryan Perrilloux was re-signed back to the PS for what seems like the tenth time this year. Louisiana native Chad Jones, the Giants’ rehabbing 2010 third-round pick, will be on the Giants’...
Via Giants Football Blog
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants place Clayton on IR, sign DE Trattou

The New York Giants have placed wide receiver Michael Clayton on injured reserve and re-signed defensive end Justin Trattou from their practice squad.
Via NFL.com
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Giants place Clayton on injured reserve

The New York Giants have placed wide receiver Michael Clayton on injured reserve and re-signed defensive end Justin Trattou from their practice squad. The Giants announced the roster moves Saturday. They also re-signed quarterback Ryan Perrilloux to the practice squad for the sixth time this season. Clayton, who will have surgery Monday for a torn meniscus in his knee, is an eight...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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