Denver Broncos wide receiver Bennie Fowler (16) runs for yards after a catch as Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Preston Brown (52) pursues during the third quarter of a game at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports


Giants Sign WR Bennie Fowler

October 16, 2018 - 4:01 pm


The Giants have signed free agent wide receiver Bennie Fowler.

Fowler previously played three seasons with the Denver Broncos. He was released by the New England Patriots on Sept. 11.

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The 27-year-old appeared in 45 games over three years for Denver, recording 56 receptions for 698 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

Fowler caught a two-point conversion catch in Super Bowl 50. It was Peyton Manning’s final career pass. The Broncos defeated the Panthers, 24-10.

The Giants also signed linebacker Ukeme Eligwe and cornerback Grant Haley from their practice squad. Wide receiver Cody Latimer (hamstring) and linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong (concussion) were put on injured reserve. Cornerback Donte Deayon was waived.