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Giants terminate contract of WR Brandon Marshall

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The Giants have terminated the contract of wide receiver Brandon Marshall:

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.
– The Giants today terminated the contract of Brandon Marshall, after the record-breaking wide receiver failed his physical.

Marshall, a six-time Pro Bowler, spent just one shortened season with the Giants, his fifth team in a 12-year career. He started each of the first five games of the 2017 season and had 18 receptions for 154 yards. Marshall did not score a touchdown for the first time in his career.

On Oct. 8, he suffered an ankle injury vs. the Los Angeles Chargers. Marshall underwent surgery and on Oct. 10 was placed on injured reserve, where he spent the remainder of the season.

Marshall, 34, has 959 career catches and has caught more than 100 passes in a season an NFL-record six times, including a career-high 118 with the Chicago Bears in 2012 when he was selected first-team All-Pro. He has also played for Denver, Miami and the Jets.

*The Giants also waived first-year tackle Jessamen Dunker, who suffered a foot injury in training camp last year and spent the season on injured reserve.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants today terminated the contract of Brandon Marshall, after the record-breaking wide receiver failed his physical.

Marshall, a six-time Pro Bowler, spent just one shortened season with the Giants, his fifth team in a 12-year career. He started each of the first five games of the 2017 season and had 18 receptions for 154 yards. Marshall did not score a touchdown for the first time in his career.

 

On Oct. 8, he suffered an ankle injury vs. the Los Angeles Chargers. Marshall underwent surgery and on Oct. 10 was placed on injured reserve, where he spent the remainder of the season.

 

Marshall, 34, has 959 career catches and has caught more than 100 passes in a season an NFL-record six times, including a career-high 118 with the Chicago Bears in 2012 when he was selected first-team All-Pro. He has also played for Denver, Miami and the Jets.

 

*The Giants also waived first-year tackle Jessamen Dunker, who suffered a foot injury in training camp last year and spent the season on injured reserve.


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