Matt Bryant waits for MRI results

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Veteran placekicker Matt Bryant of the New York Giants is awaiting results of the MRI on his injured right hamstring.

Dallas 35, N.Y. Giants 32 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Billy Cundiff tied an NFL record Monday night with seven field goals, his last coming with 5:56 left in overtime, as Dallas beat the New York Giants, 35-32.

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LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The New York Giants had a season-high six sacks and forced five turnovers Sunday, including a key fumble in the final minutes, as they kept their slim playoff h

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HOUSTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Kris Brown kicked a 50-yard field goal with 6:57 Sunday and the Houston Texans won the battle of special teams to defeat the New York Giants, 16-14.

NY Giants 19, Washington 17

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant kicked four field goals in the rain Sunday to give the New York Giants a pivotal 19-17 triumph over the division rival Washington Redskins.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A fifth-round draft pick last year, Jonathan Carter scored on a spectacular 75-yard touchdown reception midway through the fourth quarter Thursday night as the
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Matt Bryant
SLP2002091524- ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- New York Giants' place kicker Matt Bryant (8) and holder Matt Allen watch a field goal go through the uprights in the first quarter against the St. Louis Rams' at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on Sept. 15, 2002. Bryant went four for four with field goals from 20, 32, 34 and 25 yards in the 26-21 win over St. Louis. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Steven Matt Bryant (born May 29, 1975 in Orange, Texas) is an American football placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was signed by the Frankfurt Galaxy as a street free agent in 2002. He played college football at Baylor.

Bryant has also been a member of the New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Florida Tuskers.

After playing football and baseball at Bridge City High School in Bridge City, Texas, Bryant would go on to attend Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas where he was a two time NJCAA All-American and a member of the 1994 national championship team. He then signed with Oregon State University, later transferring to Baylor University where he ranks seventh in all-time scoring list with 105 points (21 field goals and 42 extra points) also his 21 field goals place him fifth in Bears history and hit 42-42 extra points to set the school record with a 100 percent success rate. After graduating, he went undrafted and worked for several years at a pawn shop, and then as a personal trainer.

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