Steve Weatherford makes Giants roster

Updated: September 4, 2011, 2:22 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Matt Dodge's days with the New York Giants have come to an end.

Steve Weatherford has won the job as the Giants' punter. Weatherford and Dodge had been in a closely watched competition throughout training camp.

NFL teams' roster reductions to 53 players were due by 6 p.m. ET Saturday.

"That was a tough, tough decision," Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. "It was a tough call and a difficult thing to talk to Matt. He responded in a class manner and made it very ...

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