Giants Sign Israel Idonije

The Giants have made a handful of roster moves, with the most notable of the bunch being the signing of veteran defensive lineman Israel Idonije, per Dan Graziano of According to Graziano, the team also signed tight end Jerome Cunningham and waived defensive end Kendrick Adams (Twitter links). Only one cut was necessary, since David Wilson‘s roster spot had been opened up yesterday.

Idonije, a 6’7″ defensive tackle, has spent nine of his ten career seasons playing for the Bears, save for a one-year tour with the Lions in 2013. Idonije has 149 games of NFL experience to his credit, including 50 starts for Chicago. His best season came in 2010 when he lined up at left defensive end for the Bears and racked up eight sacks and 33 tackles. The 33-year-old signed with the Bears earlier in the offseason but was released by the team in June. He figures to compete for a roster spot in New York.

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