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New York Giants announce 53-man roster for 2022

The Giants yesterday released 20 players – including their leading passer, receiver and tackler in the just-concluded preseason – to reach the NFL regular-season limit of 53 players. The 20 players were split 10 apiece on offense and offense.

Quarterback Davis Webb, wide receiver Alex Bachman and safety Nate Meadors were the significant August producers who were cut.

Officially, Webb was one of five veterans whose contract was terminated. The others were wide receiver CJ Board, guard Jamil Douglas, tackle Will Holden and defensive end Jalyn Holmes.

Bachman and Meadors were among the 15 players who were waived. They were joined by running back Jashaun Corbin; wide receiver Jaylon Moore; tight end Austin Allen; offensive linemen Garrett McGhin and Roy Mbaeteka; defensive linemen David Moa and Ryan Anderson; linebacker Quincy Roche; cornerbacks Khalil Dorsey, Darren Evans, Zyon Gilbert and Harrison Hand; and safety Trenton Thompson.

The Giants began the process of winnowing down the roster Monday when they waived wide receivers Keelan Doss and Travis Toivonen; guard Josh Rivas; defensive backs Olaijah Griffin and Yusuf Corker; and kicker Ryan Santoso and terminated the contract of veteran offensive lineman Eric Smith.

“We met with a lot of players today, this morning and yesterday,” coach Brian Daboll said Tuesday. “And again, I’ve said this before, it’s always a tough time of year for players and I’d say for the rest of the people in the organisation.

“These guys put a lot of time and effort and energy into doing everything they can do to create a role for themselves, and it’s tough when you’re talking to each individual. And each individual is different. Each individual handles things differently. But I think that relationship that you build when you have to tell somebody that they didn’t make it, that’s always – at least for me – that’s tough.”

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