Giants sign cornerback McFadden off Cardinals practice squad

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed cornerback Leon McFadden off the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.

The Giants announced the move Wednesday, a day after waiving safety Cooper Taylor.

McFadden has played in 23 regular-season games with Cleveland and San Francisco, starting two. The third-round draft pick of the Browns in 2013 has recorded 21 tackles.

McFadden was waived by the 49ers on Sept. 5 and signed to the Cardinals' practice squad on Sept. 8.

In practice squad moves, the Giants re-signed tight end Jerome Cunningham and offensive lineman Adam Gettis and released offensive tackle Xavier Proctor.


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