Here are five things you need to know about the Giants' new Offensive Lineman.
Adam Snyder, 6-6, 325 lbs.
2. The 10-year veteran has the ability to play every position on the offensive line and has made starts at each throughout his career. Most recently, Snyder played in all 16 games (four starts) in 2013, filling in for Pro Bowl guard Mike Iupati while he recovered from an injury. In 2012, Snyder started 14 total games during the regular season, making 11 starts at right guard and his first three career starts at center.
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3. Overall, Snyder has played in 137 regular-season games with 87 starts in his career. Snyder has also played in five postseason games with two starts, both coming in 2011 when the 49ers ultimately lost to the Giants, now his current team, in the NFC Championship Game.
4. Milestones: NFL Debut: vs. StL (9/11/05); First Start: at Chi. (11/13/05); 50th Career Start: at Sea. (12/6/09).
5. Snyder was a three-year starter at Oregon, playing in 49 games (35 starts) at three different positions (RG, RT and LT). He became the Ducks’ first two-time, first-team all-league offensive lineman in four decades, departing as one of Oregon’s most decorated lineman of all time. Snyder was the school’s third Morris Trophy recipient as the Pacific-10 top lineman.
Meanwhile, the Giants also added tight end Jerome Cunningham and defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton to the practice squad.