Brewer, who missed the latter part of training camp this summer after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery, was waived injured, as was cornerback Lamont Brightful (shoulder).
Defensive tackle Ahmad Childress was waived/left squad.
Thirteen other players were waived: offensive linemen Greg Walker, Jason Hilliard and Andy Tidwell-Neal; cornerback Michael Bragg; defensive linemen Williams and Bret Eddins; running back Mike Jemison; fullback Luke Lawton; linebackers Joseph Scott and Russ Rabe; wide receiver Zuriel Smith; tight end Wade Fletcher; and safety Diamond Ferri.
The Giants have to make one more move before Tuesday's mandatory 4 p.m. deadline.
Veteran Brewer waived
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