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New York Giants Sign Seven Players to Practice Squad: The New York Giants signed the following 10 players to their Practice Squad on Sunday:
- RB Michael Cox
- WR Julian Talley
- OT Nick Becton
- DE Jordan Stanton
- LB Dan Fox
- CB Bennett Jackson
- CB Chandler Fenner
officially signed on the practice squad w/ the New York Giants! beyond thankful for this amazing opportunity!
— Jordan Stanton (@Jay_FiveSix) August 31, 2014
All except Becton were waived by the Giants on Saturday. Becton was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent after the 2013 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. Becton spent time on both the Chargers’ 53-man roster and Practice Squad last season, only appearing in one game. Becton has a nice combination of size (6’6”, 323 pounds), long arms, and athleticism.
In addition, the New England Patriots claimed DT Kelcy Quarles off of waivers. Quarles is a player who the Giants most likely wanted to sign to the Practice Squad.
Wanna thank the New York Giants for opportunity. Now it's time to get to work the Patriots. #Patriots
— kelcy quarles (@KelcyQuarles) August 31, 2014
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