As a result, the club claimed and was awarded rookie tight end Victor Sesay off waivers from the Miami Dolphins.
Sesay was not selected in the 2005 NFL Draft but was signed by Miami on April 29. He was released on June 24 and claimed by the Giants.
Sesay, 6-6, 263, played his final two collegiate seasons at the University of Missouri. In 2004, he played in all 11 games with four starts and was the Tigers? third-leading receiver with 31 catches for 314 yards and two touchdowns. He had four receptions for 80 yards and a touchdown against Arizona State and five for 34 yards and a score at Troy State.
As a junior, he played in nine games with two starts and caught 15 passes for 154 yards and three touchdowns.
Sesay began his career at Ventura College in California, where he was a second-team junior college All-America and a two-time All-Western Conference selection. He caught 38 passes for 685 yards and eight touchdowns as a freshman and 20 passes for 285 yards and three scores as a sophomore.
Giants add TE to mix
The Giants Beat Top Stories
OBJ on bad calls: 'Stevie Wonder can see it'The Giants chatting wide receiver hasn't exactly been thrilled with the officiating this year.
The Giants Beat11:20 AM
Cruz ready to 'move on' after McAdoo meetingThe coach and wide receiver had a tee-a-tee this week and according to Victor Cruz all issues were vetted and put on the table.
The Giants BeatYesterday at 1:16 PM
Pierre-Paul out six weeks with sports herniaNo. 90 might not play again this season.
The Giants BeatYesterday at 8:59 AM
Giant Expectations: Week 14 EditionThe Giants Beat discusses what fans of Big Blue are expecting of their team this week against Dallas.
The Giants BeatYesterday at 8:53 AM