Giants Add Six More Players to Roster

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants today announced that they have signed six more players to reserve/futures contracts: center/long snapper Joe Iorio, tackle Henry Tellis, running back Chad Scott and defensive backs Jason Shivers, Jamaal Brimmer and Jamacia Jackson.

Iorio, 6-3 and 308 pounds, entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Indianapolis Colts in 2003. After being waived by the Colts, he spent time on the practice squads of the Miami Dolphins, Indianapolis and Tampa Bay Buccaneers before signing with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Feb. 7, 2005. He was waived on Aug. 29 and was out of football last season. Iorio started 30 games at Penn State.

Tellis, 6-6 and 308, was signed as a rookie free agent by the Jets on April 29, 2005. He was waived on Aug. 27. He played in 39 games with 22 starts at Troy State.

Scott, 5-8 and 195, signed with the Cleveland Browns as a rookie free agent on May 2, 2005. He was waived on Aug. 2, signed with Pittsburgh on Aug. 8 and was released two weeks later. Scott played college football at both Kentucky and North Carolina and rushed for 1,799 career yards and 16 touchdowns.

Shivers, 6-0 and 200 pounds, was a fifth-round draft choice of the St. Louis Rams in 2004. He was waived on Sept. 16 and signed to the team's practice squad two days later. Shivers was signed to the Chicago Bears' active roster on Dec. 14, 2005 and was waived on June 9, 2005. He started 34 games and had six interceptions at Arizona State.

Brimmer, 6-1 and 216, was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on April 29, 2005 and was waived on Aug. 29. At UNLV, he played in 45 games with 34 starts and was the Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2002 and 2003.

Jackson, 6-1 and 223, was signed by the Tennessee Titans on April 29, 2005 and was waived on July 27. He played in 43 games at the University of South Carolina, where he had 154 tackles and two interceptions.

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