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Ryan Murphy, New York Giants (December 24, 2017)

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NEW YORK GIANTS WAIVE FIVE PLAYERS…
The New York Giants have officially waived the following players:

  • RB Terrell Watson
  • WR Canaan Severin
  • OG Damien Mama
  • S Ryan Murphy
  • P Austin Rehkow

The Giants signed Watson to a reserve/futures contract in January 2018. Watson originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals after the 2015 NFL Draft. He has spent time with Bengals (2015), Cleveland Browns (2016), Denver Broncos (2016), Philadelphia Eagles (2016), and Pittsburgh Steelers (2017).

The Giants signed Severin in August 2017 after he was cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers, waived him before the season started in September, and then re-signed him to the Practice Squad in late December. Severin was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent after the 2016 NFL Draft.

The Giants signed Mama off of the Practice Squad of the Kansas City Chiefs in December 2017. He did not play in a regular-season game. Mama was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Chiefs after the 2017 NFL Draft. The Chiefs waived him in their final round of cuts in early September and then signed him to the Practice Squad.

Murphy was signed to the Practice Squad in September and the 53-man roster in December 2017. He played in the last three games of the season as a back-up and was credited with just one tackle. Murphy was originally drafted in the 7th round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks waived him in their final round of cuts in September 2015. He spent time on the Practice Squad of the Denver Broncos in both 2015 and 2016. The Giants signed Murphy to the Practice Squad in late December 2016.

The Giants signed Rehkow to a reserve/futures contract in January 2018. Rehkow was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted rookie free agent after the 2017 NFL Draft. The Bills waived him in August that year.

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Tyke Tolbert, Denver Broncos (October 1, 2017)

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REPORT – GIANTS HIRE TYKE TOLBERT AS WIDE RECEIVERS COACH…
9.News (Denver) is reporting that the New York Giants have hired Tyke Tolbert as the team’s new wide receivers coach. For the last seven seasons, the 50-year old Tolbert served in the same role for the Denver Broncos. Tolbert has also served as wide receivers coach for the Carolina Panthers, Buffalo Bills, and Arizona Cardinals. According to 9.News, Tolbert received “strong interest from multiple teams.”

  • 2018-Present: Wide Receivers Coach, New York Giants
  • 2011-2017: Wide Receivers Coach, Denver Broncos
  • 2010: Wide Receivers Coach, Carolina Panthers
  • 2004-2009: Wide Receivers Coach, Buffalo Bills
  • 2003: Wide Receivers Coach, Arizona Cardinals
  • 2002: Tight Ends Coach, University of Florida
  • 1999-2001: Wide Receivers Coach, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • 1998: Tight Ends Coach, Auburn University
  • 1995-1997: Tight Ends Coach, University of Louisiana Monroe
  • 1995: Wide Receivers Coach, Ohio University
  • 1994: Graduate Assistant, University of Louisiana Monroe
  • Pro Experience: None
  • Collegiate Experience: Wide Receiver, Louisiana State University (1988-1990)
  • Born September 15, 1967

DAVID MERRITT SIGNS WITH THE ARIZONA CARDINALS…
New York Giants Safeties Coach David Merritt has joined the coaching staff of the Arizona Cardinals. Merritt is the seventh Giants coach to depart this offseason, including Offensive Coordinator Mike Sullivan, Quarterbacks Coach Frank Cignetti, Jr., Wide Receivers Coach Adam Henry, Tight Ends Coach Kevin M. Gilbride, Offensive Line Coach Mike Solari, and Defensive Line Coach Patrick Graham.

REPORT – GIANTS SIGN RB TERRELL WATSON…
Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Terrell Watson tweeted on Tuesday that he has signed a contract with the New York Giants. Watson originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals after the 2015 NFL Draft. He has spent time with Bengals (2015), Cleveland Browns (2016), Denver Broncos (2016), Philadelphia Eagles (2016), and Steelers (2017). Watson has played in 10 NFL regular-season games with no starts, nine of which came with the Steelers. He only has accrued 36 yards and one touchdown on 14 carries in his NFL career. Watson is a big, bruising back with decent athleticism who does his best work between the tackles.