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Long snapper Zak DeOssie re-signs with New York Giants

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Long snapper Zak DeOssie re-signs with New York Giants
New York Giants long snapper Zak DeOssie (51) runs upfield on special teams against the New England Patriots during the first half of the NFL football Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, Feb.5, 2012, in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Giants defeated the Patriots 21-17. (AP Photo/Kevin Terrell)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Long snapper Zak DeOssie will be back with the New York Giants for an 11th season.

The Giants announced Friday that the team’s second longest-tenured player has signed a new contract.

The 33-year-old DeOssie, who could have become a free agent, and quarterback Eli Manning are the only active Giants who played with the teams that won Super Bowls after the 2007 and ’11 season. Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, linebacker Mark Herzlich and tackle Will Beatty were members of the 2011 team along with DeOssie and Manning.

A fourth-round draft choice out of Brown, DeOssie has played in 156 of 160 regular-season games and all 10 of the team’s postseason games. He missed the final four games of the 2015 season after wrist surgery.

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