EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. –** The Giants today added depth and experience to their secondary when they signed six-year veteran defensive back Josh Gordy, who played the last three seasons for the Indianapolis Colts,
Gordy, 5-11 and 195 pounds, has played in 59 regular-season games with 11 starts (eight at cornerback, one at free safety and two as an extra defensive back) and played in six postseason games. His career totals include 103 tackles (77 solo), five interceptions, 12 passes defensed and one sack in the regular season and eight tackles (seven solo) and a pass defensed in the playoffs.
In 2012, Gordy played in all 16 games with one start (at free safety vs. Cincinnati on Oct. 19). He totaled 26 tackles (21 solo), an interception and a fumble recovery at Cleveland on Dec. 7 and four passes defensed. Gordy also had two special teams tackles.
He had a season-high six tackles at Houston on Oct. 9 and four solo tackles vs. the Giants on Nov. 3. Gordy also played in the Colts' three postseason games, including the AFC Championship Game at New England.
Gordy entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2010. He was waived at the end of training camp and signed two weeks later to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad. Gordy was promoted to the active roster and played in two late-season games.
Photos of DB Josh Gordy
Gordy was released by the Packers on Sept. 3, 2011 and joined the St. Louis Rams' practice squad three days later. He was elevated to the roster on Sept. 21 and played in 14 games with career-high totals of nine starts, 53 tackles (36 solo), three interceptions and five passes defensed. Gordy's first career interception was on a Drew Brees pass on Oct. 30 in a game in which he also had a career-high seven solo tackles.
On Aug. 21, 2012, Gordy was traded by the Rams to the Colts for a draft choice. In three seasons with Indianapolis, he played in 15, 12 and 16 regular-season games, starting one in 2012 and one last year.
Gordy played in 47 games with 45 starts at Central Michigan, where he totaled 212 tackles (134 solo), 10 interceptions and 37 passes defensed.
*The Giants also signed linebacker Ryan Jones of Montana Tech.
Jones was originally signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Ravens on May 13, 2013 and waived/injured (foot) on June 3.
In two seasons at Montana Tech, Jones had 127 tackles, 10.5 sacks and an interception.
Photos of the Giants 2015 official roster