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Giants sign 3 players to reserve-future contracts

Giants sign 3 players to reserve-future contracts

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed guards Bryant Browning and Chris DeGeare and defensive back David Caldwell to reserve-future contracts.

Bryant signed with St. Louis in 2011 as an undrafted free agent. He was waived and claimed by Carolina. Bryant spent most of that season on the Panthers practice squad, though he played briefly in two games.

DeGeare was a Minnesota fifth-round draft choice in 2010. He started the final five games of that season at left guard. In 2011, he was waived at the end of training camp and spent the season on the practice squad. DeGeare spent most of 2012 on Tennessee's practice squad.

Caldwell joined Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and spent that season on injured reserve. In 2011, he played in all 16 games with 13 starts and was credited with 62 tackles and four passes defensed. He was waived last summer by the Colts.

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Reports: Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash outside Los Angeles

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Reports: Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash outside Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash Sunday morning outside Los Angeles, per multiple reports. He was 41 years old. 

TMZ first reported that Bryant was one of five people killed when a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, CA. Multiple news outlets confirmed Bryant was on board the helicopter, including Yahoo and NBC Sports

Bryant played in the NBA for 20 years for the Los Angeles Lakers, winning five NBA titles, one MVP award and two Finals MVP's.

He retired following the 2015-16 season, meaning this is the first year Bryant is eligible to be elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The 2020 Hall of Fame class is set to be announced at NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago next month. 

On Saturday, Lakers superstar LeBron James surpassed Bryant for third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. 

As the news surfaced, players across the NBA and sports world expressed their sadness for the NBA legend. Wizards guard John Wall tweeted a broken heart.

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Sean Taylor is scaring Pro Bowl punters like Tress Way to this day

Sean Taylor is scaring Pro Bowl punters like Tress Way to this day

The Pro Bowl may not count for anything other than an accolade on a player's resume, but it has delivered some memorable moments over the years. 

Maybe the best Pro Bowl play ever was when Sean Taylor leveled former Bills punter Brian Moorman when the AFC tried to run a fake in the 2006 Pro Bowl. 

Tress Way is representing the Redskins in the 2020 Pro Bowl and still has that play in the back of his mind. 

When asked whether he'd try to pull off a fake punt of his own on Sunday, Way said yes but under specific conditions. 

Minkah Fitzpatrick and Jamal Adams are the starting safeties for the AFC, so while both are great players and Adams is a hard-hitter in his own right, none of them are Taylor. 

So if you see the NFC pull off a fake punt and Tress Way quickly gets rid of the ball, you'll know why. 

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