Giants’ roster strikes: WR/KR Kalif Raymond added, Ed Eagan waived
In an obvious effort to jump-start their struggling return recreation, the New York Giants are reportedly selling kick returner/extensive receiver Kalif Raymond from their observe squad and waiving kick returner/extensive receiver Ed Eagan.
Raymond, an undrafted free agent out of Holy Cross, performed in 4 video games for the Denver Broncos final season. He averaged 10.1 yards on 11 punt returns and 22.eight yards on six kickoff returns. He performed in two video games for the New York Jets firstly of this season, averaging 7.6 yards on 5 punt returns and 28.three yards on three kickoff returns.
Raymond, 23, is a 5-foot-9, 160-pound specialist. He had been on the Giants’ observe squad.
Eagan was promoted to the 53-man roster when the Giants misplaced return man Dwayne Harris for the season. His first punt return went for 20 yards, however three subsequent returns netted zero yards, and particular groups coordinator Tom Quinn lately appeared unsure about Eagan’s judgment.
Shane Vereen has been averaging 24.zero yards on kickoff returns. Perhaps, although, the Giants will take that accountability off the shoulders of the veteran working again with Raymond on the roster.
There have additionally been reviews that tight finish Matt LaCosse, waived final week when fullback Shane Smith was added to the 53-man roster, has been added to the Giants’ observe squad.