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5 things to know about new QB Mike Glennon

Five things to know about new Giants quarterback Mike Glennon:

1. Mike Glennon is entering his eighth season in the NFL after being drafted in the third round of the 2013 draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He spent four seasons in Tampa Bay before spending one year each with the Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals, Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars. The Giants will be Glennon's sixth NFL team.

2. Glennon has played 34 games (27 starts) since entering the league. His career totals include 6,235 passing yards, 43 touchdowns, 25 interceptions, and a 61.1 completion percentage. He made five starts for the Jaguars last season, finishing with 1,072 passing yards, seven touchdowns, five interceptions and a 62.0 completion percentage.

3. His best season came as a rookie when he started 13 games for the Buccaneers. That season, Glennon threw for 2,608 yards, 19 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He was selected to the Pro Football Writers Association's All-Rookie Team.

4. Glennon played four seasons for the North Carolina State Wolfpack, ending his collegiate career with 7,411 passing yards and 63 touchdowns. He joined Philip Rivers as the only players in school history to throw for 4,000+ yards in a single season in 2012.

5. Glennon was born in Fairfax County, Virginia, and attended Westfield High School, where he was named the 2007 Gatorade Player of the Year in Virginia. His brother, Sean, played quarterback at Virginia Tech from 2004-2008.

View photos of quarterback Mike Glennon, who recently signed with the team.


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