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Romeo Okwara, New York Giants (September 25, 2016)

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GIANTS SIGN MICHAEL HUNTER TO ROSTER; SHANE VEREEN TO IR…
The New York Giants have placed running back Shane Vereen on Injured Reserve with a triceps injury that he suffered during Sunday’s loss to the Washington Redskins. The team also signed cornerback Michael Hunter to the 53-man roster.

Like any player who have been placed on Injured Reserve since the final roster cutdown, Vereen is eligible to be designated for return to the active roster later in the season.

The Giants originally signed Hunter as an undrafted rookie free agent after the 2016 NFL Draft. The Giants signed him to the Practice Squad after the final preseason cuts and then signed him to the 53-man roster last week before waiving him to make room for safety Andrew Adams.

GIANTS SIGN CB DORAN GRANT TO PRACTICE SQUAD…
The New York Giants have signed cornerback Doran Grant to the Practice Squad. Grant was originally drafted in the 4th round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers waived him in early September and he spent a week on Buffalo’s Practice Squad before being released. Grant is a physical, competitive, well-built corner who runs well. He is a very good tackler.

THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts of media conference calls with the following players are available in The Corner Forum:

ARTICLES…

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
Player interviews will be held on Wednesday. The Giants return to practice at 11:40AM on Thursday.

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