Giants roster 2022: roster moves and injury news – Big Blue View

Giants roster 2022: roster moves and injury news - Big Blue View

The New York Giants have until 4pm ET Tuesday to set their initial 53-man roster. Use our roster tracker to follow all reported moves.


August 30: The following cuts were reported:

WR Jaylon Moore (Duggan)
RB Jashaun Corbin (Leonard)
WR Alex Bachman (London)
CB Darren Evans (Duggan)
OL Jamil Douglas (London)
WR/KR CJ board (London)
DL Ryder Anderson (Duggan)
OL Garrett McGhin (Duggan)

Aug: 29: The Giants made these moves official on Monday:

OL Josh Rivas
DB Yusuf Corker
K Ryan Santoso
WR Keelan Doss
WR Travis Toivonen
DB Olaijah Griffin
OL Eric Smith

26 August: Andrew Adams released

Veteran safety Andrew Adams was released. PK Ryan Santoso and WR Travis Toivonen were signed to help the Giants get through Sunday’s preseason finale.

August 25: TE Tanner Hudson added

In addition, wide receiver Bailey Gunther failed a physical and was waived.

24 August: Giants roster moves: A trio of players claimed off waivers

Cornerback Harrison Hand is in. Tight end Jordan Akins is out.

24 August: Collin Johnson out for season

Wide receiver Collin Johnson tore his Achilles tendon at practice on Wednesday and will be lost for the season. The Giants claimed wide receiver Jaylon Moore off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens.

24 August: PUP’s Sterling Shepard

It’s been just a shade over eight months since the veteran wide receiver tore his Achilles tendon.

August 22: Darrian Beavers tears ACL; Kayvon Thibodeaux will miss a few weeks

No. 5 overall pick Kayvon Thibodeaux will miss a few weeks later suffering a sprained ACL in the Week 2 preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Sixth-round pick Darrian Beavers is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in that same game.

August 19: Giants land OL

In need of offensive line depth due to injuries, the Giants brought back rookie guard Josh Rivas and signed free agent center Chris Owens. Defensive tackle Chris Hinton was waived and wide receiver Robert Foster was placed on IR with a hamstring injury. [Full story]

August 16: Giants reach 85-man limit

The Giants claimed cornerback Olaijah Griffin off waivers from the Buffalo Bills. Cut guard Josh Rivas, cornerback Michael Jacquet, safety Jarrod Wilson, tight end Jeremiah Hall, cornerback Gavin Heslop and wide receiver Austin Proehl (waived/injured) to reach the 85-man roster limit.

14 August: Azeez Ojulari became active

Edge defender Azeez Ojulari was activated from the Non-Football Injury list and practiced for the first time on Sunday. The Giants also announced that guard Josh Rivas and cornerback Michael Jacquet III were waived, and the contract of safety Jarrod Wilson was terminated.

August 8: Eric Smith is a giant again

The Giants made official the signing of Eric Smith and the release of Matt Gono.

August 6: McKethan to IR

Rookie guard Marcus McKethan was placed on IR with a torn ACL.

August 5: Giants add offensive tackle

The Giants signed offensive tackle and waived Niko Lalos. The Giants also waived defensive back Jarren Williams, who was waived/injured and defaulted to the team’s injured reserve list earlier in the week.

August 4: Giants add safety

The Giants claimed DB Nate Meadors off waivers from the Browns. He takes the roster spot vacated by offensive tackle Matt Gono.

August 3: Matt Gono leaves team

The Giants placed offensive tackle Matt Gono on the reserve/left tackle list.

August 1: Jarren Williams waived/injured

The Giants waived/injured safety Jarren Williams and added veteran safety Jarrod Wilson.

August 1: Dane Belton suffers a broken collarbone

The fourth-round pick, a safety from Iowa, could be sidelined until midseason.

July 28: Justin Hilliard waived

The Giants traded linebackers on Thursday. Justin Hilliard was waived and Austin Calitro was signed. An undrafted free agent out of Villanova, Calitro played in 47 games with nine starts during a four-year career that included time with the Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars, Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals.

July 27: Offensive tackle change

The Giants waived OT Kamaal Seymour, who was just signed on Tuesday, and signed OT Garrett McGhin. McGhin, 6-6, 320 pounds, has been with the Buffalo Bills twice, the Carolina Panthers (two games played in 2019) and the Jacksonville Jaguars since 2019. He played for the New Jersey Generals in the USFL this spring.

July 27: Daniel Bellinger activated from PUPPY

Rookie tight end Daniel Bellinger passed his physical and was activated from the PUP list in time for the first practice of training camp.

26 July: Andrew Adams among four players added

The Giants announced the signings of safety Andrew Adams, defensive tackle Nick Williams, wide receiver Marcus Kemp and offensive tackle Kamaal Seymour. Defensive tackle Jabari Elli, wide receiver Travis Toivonen, defensive back Henry Black and cornerback Maurice Canady were let go.

July 22: OT Korey Cunningham cut, CB Gavin Heslop signed

The Giants on Friday terminated the contract of offensive tackle Korey Cunningham with a non-football injury. Signed to take his place on the 90-man roster was cornerback Gavin Heslop, who played three games last season for the. Seattle Seahawks. [Full story]

July 21: TE Daniel Bellinger put on PUPPY

The Giants announced Thursday that the rookie tight end, selected in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draftwill begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list with a quad injury. [Full story]

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