Giants respond to injuries by signing ex-Eagles DE McDougle

Updated: August 31, 2008, 6:10 PM ET
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants shored up their defensive end position by signing former Philadelphia Eagles first-round pick Jerome McDougle.

A source told ESPN.com's John Clayton that McDougle receives a one-year, $1 million deal.

The Super Bowl champions lost seven-time Pro Bowler Michael Strahan to retirement in June and then had two-time Pro Bowler Osi Umenyiora sidelined with a season-ending knee injury a little more than a week ago in a game against the Jets.

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