Giants sign long-snapper

At long last, the Giants have a long-snapper they feel they can count on. Insert your own Trey Junkin joke here.

New York has come to terms with Cleveland snapper/DT Ryan Kuehl.

Giants GM Ernie Accorsi would not confirm the move since Kuehl had not yet signed the contract, but admitted Kuehl, 31, was one of two snappers the Giants targeted from the start.

Kuehl (pronounced ‘keel') accepted a multi-year deal near the league minimum and received a $325,000 signing bonus. He visited Giants Stadium on Monday and was locked up shortly afterward.

He's been the Browns regular snapper for the previous four seasons, and according to one Browns official, "has not had one bad snap in four years."

The Cleveland employee added that the Giants wouldn't have to worry about (snaps) again for quite some time.

The 6-5, 290-pound Virginia product will solidify what became an almost comical problem for Big Blue last season. A problem all will recall cost them an opportunity to advance in the playoffs.

A problem Kuehl has been brought in to rectify.


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