10:56am: The Giants have confirmed the signing of Snyder in a press release. As expected, Schwartz was placed on the IR-designated to return list to make room on the active roster.
10:38am: The Giants will sign veteran offensive lineman Adam Snyder to help bolster their offensive line, reports Dan Graziano of ESPN.com (via Twitter). We heard yesterday from Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports that the team was working to sign the ex-Niner.
Snyder, 32, was one of the final cuts in San Francisco, despite having started several games for the team last season. Since being selected by the 49ers in the third round of the 2005 draft, Snyder has appeared in 137 total contests, including 87 starts. All but 14 of those games (and starts) came for the Niners. The Oregon product is also capable of playing anywhere on the line, having spent time at all five positions at various times in his career.
A corresponding move will be necessary for the Giants to make the signing of Snyder official, and it wouldn’t be a surprise if it involved Geoff Schwartz. The veteran guard has a foot injury and is a candidate for the injured reserve list, with a designation to return.