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The Giants are planning to sign linebacker Benardrick McKinney to their practice squad.

McKinney was originally a 2015 second-round draft pick by the Texans out of Mississippi State. he appeared in 80 games over six seasons, with 7 starts, and has 530 tackles, 14 pass breakups, 11.5 sacks, 35 tackles for a loss, and 30 quarterback hits to his name.

McKinney, 6'4" and 257 pounds, was voted to his only Pro Bowl in 2018. He's had three seasons in which he's posted over 100 tackles.

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