posted on May, 21 2004 @ 02:06 PM
The New York Giants acquired quarterback Kurt Kittner on waivers and signed wide receiver James McKnight as a free agent on Thursday.
Kittner completed 44 of 114 passes for two touchdowns and six interceptions with the Atlanta Falcons last season. He posted a 1-3 record as a starter,
with his only win coming in a 27-7 decision over the Giants.
Kittner was released by the Falcons last month. Cincinnati acquired him on waivers and released him May 10.
McKnight, who played for the Miami Dolphins last season and scored on a 68-yard run against New York, was among five free agents signed. The 11-year
veteran has 222 career catches.
Also signed were receiver JaJuan Dawson, safety Jason Doering, defensive tackle Glen Steele and rookie running back Jerrmaine Green.
The Giants released safety Clarence LeBlanc, quarterback Kevin Thompson, receiver Ryan Hoag and three rookie free agents - linebacker Lewis Moore of
Pittsburgh, tight end Beau Fullerton of Tennessee Tech and running back Keylon Kincade of SMU.