Steve Weatherford has 5-year deal

Updated: March 16, 2012, 2:36 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Giants have reached an agreement to re-sign punter Steve Weatherford to a long-term contract.

Weatherford will receive a five-year contract worth $12.75 million, ProFootballTalk.com reported.

"I'm looking forward to representing the NEW YORK GIANTS for the next 5 years. @giants thank you to our fans for making it an easy decision!" Weatherford tweeted.

The Giants needed time to negotiate the deal with Weatherford, who received the franchise tag prior to the start ...

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