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Giants re-sign key special teamer Tyree

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants have re-signed Pro
Bowl special teams player David Tyree to a five-year contract.

The deal makes Tyree the highest-paid special teams player in
the league, said Tyree's agent, Mark Clouser, and is on a par with
money paid to No. 3 receivers in the league.

"It's basically receiver money. David wants to be a receiver in
this league and feels he should be paid receiver money," said
Clouser.

The Giants confirmed the signing but did not comment on the
specifics of the deal.

Tyree, who went to high school in Montclair, less than 10 miles
from Giants Stadium, made the Pro Bowl for the first time in 2005
when he made 16 special teams tackles (13 solo) and blocked a punt.
He also caught 5 passes for 52 yards and one touchdown.