New York Giants waive Kaden Smith, re-sign David Sills
The New York Giants have waived tight finish Kaden Smith, creating a further hole on the place.
Smith, 24, performed in 9 video games in 2021 earlier than being positioned on inured reserve with a knee damage. He was claimed by the Giants off waivers in September of 2019 after being lower by the San Francisco 49ers, who chosen him within the sixth spherical out of Stanford in that spring’s NFL draft.
As a rookie with the Giants, Smith caught 31 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns and appeared to develop a rapport with fellow rookie, quarterback Daniel Jones.
However Smith couldn’t construct on that relationship. He solely caught 21 passes for 145 yards in his subsequent 24 video games and, now, turns into expendable.
Smith was scheduled to earn $2.54 million this 12 months, all in wage, so his launch will improve the Giants’ wage cap house by that quantity.
The Giants now have simply three tight ends underneath contract for 2022 — Jake Hausmann, Rysen John and Chris Myarick.
In the meantime, the crew additionally introduced that vast receiver David Sills, who was an impending unique rights free agent, has been re-signed.
Lastly, the Giants made the signing of offensive lineman Matt Gono official.