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  • Mon., Apr. 21, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Tue., Apr. 22, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Wed., Apr. 23, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Thu., Apr. 24, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Fri., Apr. 25, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Mon., Apr. 28, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Tue., Apr. 29, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Wed., Apr. 30, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Thu., May. 01, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Fri., May. 02, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Mon., May. 05, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Tue., May. 06, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Wed., May. 07, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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  • Thu., May. 08, 2014 9:30AM - 10:30AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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SPOTLIGHT:
Linval Joseph
DT #97
Height:
6-4
Weight:
323
College:
East Carolina
Hometown:
Gainesville, FL
Experience:
4

Biography

TRANSACTIONS
Originally a 2nd round (46th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2010.

TRANSACTIONS
Originally a 2nd round (46th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2010.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Has played in 38 regular-season games with 31 starts and started all 4 postseason games in which he played…Career regular season totals include 132 tackles (81 solo), 6.0 sacks, 1 fumble forced, 2 fumble recoveries and 3 passes defensed. In the postseason, Joseph has 11 tackles (6 solo) and a pass defensed.
In 2012, Joseph started all 16 games for the 1st time in his career at left defensive tackle…Finished 5th on the team with 72 tackles (39 solo) and tied Justin Tuck for 3rd on the team with a career-high 4.0 sacks…Also had his 2st career forced fumble and first 2 fumble recoveries…Had a season-high 7 tackles (5 solo) vs. Pittsburgh (11/4) and 2 solo at Washington (12/3)…Posted career-best 2.0 sacks at Dallas (10/28)…Also had sacks vs. Dallas (9/5) and at San Francisco (10/14)…Forced and recovered a fumble vs. Washington (10/21) and recovered a fumble vs. New Orleans (12/9).

In 2011, played in all 16 regular season games with 15 starts and started all 4 postseason games at left defensive tackle (started game vs. Miami at nose tackle)…Did not start vs. Buffalo (10/16) when the Giants opened in a sub defense…Had 49 tackles (34 solo), 2.0 sacks and 3 passes defensed in the regular season and 11 tackles (6 solo) and a pass defensed in the postseason.

Joseph picked up his 1st career sack when he tackled Matt Moore for a 7-yard loss vs. Miami (10/30)…Sacked Alex Smith for an 8-yard loss at San Francisco (11/13)…Had a game and career-high 9 solo tackles vs. Green Bay (12/4)…Contributed 3 tackles in each of the Giants’ first 3 postseason games and 2, including 1 for a loss, in the Super Bowl XLVI victory over New England (2/5).

As a rookie in 2010, played in 6 games and was inactive for 10…Contributed 11 tackles (8 solo)…Made NFL debut with 1 solo tackle vs. Chicago (10/3)..Had a season-high 5 solo tackles at Green Bay (12/26).

COLLEGE
Joseph played in 41 games with 27 starts – 18 at right defensive tackle and 9 at nose guard – at East Carolina…Registered 143 tackles (57 solo) with 6.5 sacks for minus 47 yards, 29.5 stops for losses totaling 96 yards and 20 quarterback pressures…Recovered and forced 3 fumbles…Deflected 2 passes and blocked 3 kicks…Also carried once for a 1-yard touchdown vs. Southern Mississippi in 2009…In 2009, he was an All-Conference USA 1st-team choice by the league’s coaches…Started all 14 games at right defensive tackle, leading a unit that ranked 2nd in the conference and 27th nationally vs. the run (120.3 yards per game), led the league in scoring defense (21.9 points per game) and ranked 3rd in total defense (378.3 yards per game)…Recorded a career-best 60 tackles (22 solo) with 3 sacks for minus 17 yards…Led the team and ranked 6th in the conference with 13.0 stops for losses of 39 yards and tied for the team lead with 14 quarterback pressures…In 2008, earned All-Conference USA honorable mention…Missed most of fall camp with a back sprain, but played in all 14 games, starting the final 9 at nose guard…Contributed 43 tackles (22 solo) with 2.5 sacks for minus 23 yards, 8 stops for losses of 34 yards and 1 quarterback pressure…Forced a fumble, blocked 2 kicks and deflected a pass…In 2007, Joseph was a consensus Freshman All-Conference USA 1st-team selection by the league’s coaches and media…Played in all 13 games, sharing right defensive tackle duties with Khalif Mitchell.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY
Attended the Rookie Halloween Party at Tomorrows’ Children’s Fund, a pediatric cancer center at Hackensack University Medical Center. Served meals at the Food Bank for New York City’s Community Kitchen in Harlem to help celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with those in need of a hot meal in New York City. Attended Giants Kickoff Luncheon benefitting Hackensack University Medical Center.

PERSONAL
Lettered 4 times for Sante Fe High School in Gainesville, Fla.…Two-time All-State Class AAA selection, adding All-Region honors as a senior…Excelled as a weight man for the school’s track team…Lettered 3 times in the sport, helping the team advance to the state finals, as he competed in the shot put and discus events…A 3-time member of Sante Fe’s weightlifting team, he captured the Florida State Weightlifting Championship as a junior with a 415-pound bench press and a 320-pound clean jerk…Communications major…Son of Ernestine Johnson…Born Linval Clement Joseph on Oct. 10, 1988 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 53 175 106 69 9 0 4 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 NYG 15 59 33 26 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYG 16 59 33 26 4 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYG 16 49 34 15 2 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2010 NYG 6 8 6 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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