Giants Waive DB Mykkele Thompson With Injury Designation, Sign LB Jimmy Herman

The New York Giants announced Thursday that they’ve waived DB Mykkele Thompson with an injury designation and signed LB Jimmy Herman to a contract.

Should Thompson pass through waivers unclaimed, he would revert to the team’s injured reserve list on Friday.

Thompson, 24, if a former fifth-round pick of the Giants back in 2015. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year, $2,508,864 and stands to make base salaries of $615,000 and $705,000 over the final two years of the agreement.

In 2016, Thompson was limited to appearing in just one game before he was placed on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury.


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