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New York Giants roster cuts following 2021 training camp

NFL teams are cutting down to the 53-player maximum. We’ll break down the moves as the New York Giants sort out their roster decisions.

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The New York Giants are nearing the start of the regular season and even as the opener draws near, there’s still several matters of roster positioning to settle on the offensive side of the ball.

With Saquon Barkley the unquestioned starter at running back, the No. 2 spot is still up for grabs with Devontae Booker and Corey Clement both presenting themselves as viable options. Kenny Golladay was the big free agent signing at receiver but the team has an entire stable of capable options lining up opposite of him on the other side of the offense.

Evan Engram is seemingly the top guy on the tight end depth chart but he’ll have plenty of help with Kaden Smith and former Pro Bowler Kyle Rudolph offering a hand.

*Player who was waived with an injury designation and has reverted back to the team’s injured reserve list

Giants 53-man roster following roster cuts

New York Giants, 53-man roster

Position Name
Position Name
C Nick Gates
CB Sam Beal
CB James Bradberry
CB Darnay Holmes
CB Josh Jackson
CB Rodarius Williams
DB Keion Crossen
DB Adoree' Jackson
DB Logan Ryan
DE Raymond Johnson III
DL Dexter Lawrence
DL Leonard Williams
DT Austin Johnson
DT Danny Shelton
FB Cullen Gillaspia
G Ben Bredeson
G Will Hernandez
K Graham Gano
LB Cam Brown
LB Lorenzo Carter
LB Carter Coughlin
LB Tae Crowder
LB Trent Harris
LB Blake Martinez
LB Azeez Ojulari
LB Reggie Ragland
LB Elerson Smith
LB Oshane Ximines
OL Shane Lemieux
OL Billy Price
OT Matt Peart
OT Nate Solder
OT Andrew Thomas
P Riley Dixon
QB Mike Glennon
QB Daniel Jones
RB Saquon Barkley
RB Devontae Booker
RB Gary Brightwell
RB Elijhaa Penny
S Julian Love
S Xavier McKinney
S Jabrill Peppers
TE Evan Engram
TE Kyle Rudolph
TE Kaden Smith
WR C.J. Board
WR Kenny Golladay
WR Dante Pettis
WR John Ross
WR Sterling Shepard
WR Darius Slayton
WR Kadarius Toney
Reserve Injured
LB TJ Brunson
TE Rysen John
DB Joshua Kalu
G Ted Larsen
OL Kyle Murphy
QB Clayton Thorson
TE Levine Toilolo
DB Quincy Wilson
Reserve PUP
CB Aaron Robinson

Giants ​​​​​roster cuts

  • QB Brian Lewerke
  • QB Clayton Thorson
  • RB Corey Clement
  • RB Alfred Morris
  • RB Sandro Platzgummer
  • WR Matt Cole
  • WR Damion Willis
  • WR David Sills
  • TE Nakia Griffin-Stewart
  • TE Jake Hausmann
  • TE Cole Hikutini*
  • OL Jackson Barton
  • OL Jake Burton
  • OL Jonotthan Harrison
  • OL Brett Heggie
  • G Chad Slade
  • OL Kenny Wiggins
  • DL Willie Henry
  • DL David Moa
  • DL Elijah Qualls
  • LB Ryan Anderson
  • LB Devante Downs
  • LB Niko Lalas
  • LB Ifeadi Odenigbo
  • CB Madre Harper
  • DB Montre Hartage*
  • DB Chris Johnson
  • S Chris Milton
  • DB Jordyn Peters
  • DB Jarren Williams
  • LS Carson Tinker
  • LS Casey Kreiter