The team continues to tinker with the roster.
The Giants’ season may have gone down the tubes, but the front office continues to tinker with the roster.
The 1-8 Giants will have a new returner for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs after practice squad receiver/returner Kalif Raymond’s promotion to the active roster, according to SNY. Raymond will take the roster spot of the waived Ed Eagan, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Giants also have re-signed tight end Matt LaCosse to the practice squad, according to a person familiar with the situation. LaCosse had spent the entire season on the active roster before he was cut on Saturday to make room for fullback Shane Smith.
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Eagan, who was with the Giants during training camp, was signed to the practice squad in Week 3. He was promoted to the active roster after the wide receiver corps was decimated by injuries in Week 5.
Eagan’s primary role was as a punt returner in place of Dwayne Harris, who is out for the season with a broken foot. Eagan averaged 5.0 yards on four punt returns in four games.
Raymond, who has been on the Giants’ practice squad since Week 6, has appeared in six games during the past two seasons for the Jets and Broncos. The 5-foot-9, 160-pound Raymond was waived by the Jets after a costly fumble on a punt return in a 45-20 loss to the Raiders in Week 2. Raymond muffed two punts in the season opener, but he recovered both of those fumbles.
Raymond averaged 7.6 yards on five punt returns this season with the Jets after averaging 10.1 yards on 11 returns with the Broncos last …read more
Source:: New Jersey Real -Time Sports