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Safety Deon Grant Retires a Giant

grantHe helped New York win a Super Bowl in 2011, and now, former safety Deon Grant will retire a Giant.

The 12-year veteran has undergone multiple surgeries since the Giants defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, and has not played in a game since.

“I want to retire as a Giant.” Grant said in a statement.  “Because I want to be a Giant for the rest of my life.”

Before settling into New York, Grant was a bit of journeyman throughout his career, bouncing around from Carolina, to Jacksonville, and then Seattle.

“The Giants are a connection in my heart that I knew that I was supposed to be there,” Grant said. “The last year that I signed there to go to the Super Bowl, I could have signed with a bunch of teams, but I wanted to sign with the Giants.”

The veteran safety added some much needed depth when he joined the Giants in 2010, and registered 72 tackles and 3 interceptions in 16 games that season. He finished his career with 776 tackles, 30 interceptions, and 6.5 sacks.

 

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