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Veteran NFL Wide Receiver Was Released On Saturday

By Ajay Pandit

Jan 1, 2023

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A veteran wide receiver has left the New York Giants as they try to make a late-season postseason run.

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The Giants dismissed WR David Sills and activated S Xavier McKinney (hand) from the non-football injury list, 

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according to Ralph Vacciano of FOX.

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The West Virginian undrafted free agent had 13 appearances with the G-Men over the course of two years, 

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starting six of them and recording 13 receptions for 123 yards.

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On Saturday, fans responded to Sills' release.

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A user tweeted to Odell Beckham Jr., "13 is available."

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Another laughed and said, "David Sills."

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Another supporter remarked, "That implies 13 is available." Beckham agreed.

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The good news is that starting safety Xavier McKinney is now available for New York 

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after missing seven games due to a hand injury.

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Last year, McKinney led the defence with five interceptions while ranking third on the team in tackles.

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Additionally, it frees up that jersey for OBJ in case he decides his true home is in New York City.