Giants tweak camp roster

The Giants announced the signing of two rookie free agents, tight end Wade Fletcher and offensive lineman Myniya Smith. The team also announced that guard Alex Bell was waived.

Fletcher, 6-7 and 243 pounds, was a two-time All-Ivy League tight end at Columbia, where he transferred from Northern Colorado. He sat out the 2002 season because of NCAA transfer regulations. Fletcher had 1,449 receiving yards in two seasons with the Lions. He had his best season in 2003, when his 874 receiving yards led the nation?s tight ends. It was the fifth-highest single-season total in school history. Fletcher scored nine touchdowns that season.

In 2004, Fletcher played in eight games and led the Lions with 52 catches for 575 yards and two scores. Fletcher began his collegiate career at Northern Colorado, where he was redshirted in 2000. He appeared in two games in 2001 before transferring.

Smith is a 6-7, 325-pound left tackle from Southern University. He was first-team All-SWAC as a junior, when he started all 13 games for the Jaguars. Last year, he started all 10 games in which he played at left tackle.

Bell was signed by the Giants on May 17. A 6-3, 330-pounder, he was a four-year starter at guard for Hobart.

One other roster update: TE Victor Sesay, who was awarded to the Giants off waivers from Miami on June 30, was waived by the team on July 8.

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