Tuesday, October 7, 2003
Giants sign K Brett Conway
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - The New York Giants
filled a void on their special teams Tuesday, signing kicker
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Giants were in need of a kicker when Matt Bryant suffered
a right hamstring injury after making a 43-yard field goal on the
final play of the first half in last Sunday's 23-10 loss to
Without Bryant, who is expected to miss three to four weeks, the
Giants were forced to use punter Jeff Feagles at kicker in the
second half against the Dolphins. He badly missed his only
field goal attempt from 29 yards.
Conway, 28, was in training camp this season with the
Indianapolis Colts. But with Mike Vanderjagt, one of the NFL's
top kickers in Indianapolis, Conway was released before the
Conway spent his first five seasons with the Washington Redskins
and has made 55-of-72 field goals in 43 games. He also has
converted 83-of-84 extra points.