Reports: Giants' cutdown to 53 has begun

September, 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)
Kieran Darcy is an staff writer. He joined ESPN in August 2000 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, where he played four years of JV basketball.
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