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Reports: Giants' cutdown to 53 has begun

9/3/2011

Today is cutdown day in the NFL -- the Giants have to trim their roster from 80 to 53, in anticipation of the beginning of the regular season.

I will be covering for Ohm Youngmisuk this weekend. The cuts must be made official by the team by 6 p.m. ET, but names have begun to leak out -- this list will be updated throughout the day.

DE Ayanga Okpokowuruk (first reported by the Daily News)

C Jim Cordle (Daily News)

OL Ike Ndukwe (Star-Ledger)

WR/KR Darius Reynaud (Daily News)

K Rhys Lloyd (confirmed via tweet)

S Jerrard Tarrant (tweet)

LB/DE Adrian Tracy (Star-Ledger)

DE Craig Marshall (Star-Ledger)

TE Chris Hopkins (Daily News)

DT Gabe Watson (RavensInsider)

DE Alex Hall (Star-Ledger)

TE Daniel Coats (Daily News)

P Matt Dodge (Steve Weatherford's agent tweeted that Weatherford has made Giants roster; reports are Giants are trying to trade Dodge)

RB Charles Scott (Daily News)

DE Justin Trattou (Daily News)

S David Sims (Star-Ledger)

S Brian Jackson (injured reserve -- Daily News)

DT Dwayne Hendricks (Star-Ledger)

RB Andre Brown (Star-Ledger)

CB Joe Burnett (tweet)