- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

[EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The New York Giants re-signed long-snapper Zak DeOssie on Wednesday.

A nine-year veteran and captain of New York’s special teams, DeOssie ended last season on injured reserve with a wrist problem that required surgery. A fourth-round draft choice in 2007, DeOssie played in 149 consecutive regular-season and postseason games before getting hurt.

DeOssie and quarterback Eli Manning are the only two remaining players from the 2007 and 2011 NFL championship teams. He is the second-longest tenured Giants player behind Manning.

DeOssie was a Pro Bowler in 2008 and 2010.

In addition to snapping on both punts and place kicks, DeOssie has 71 career regular-season special teams tackles, plus seven in the postseason.

His father, Steve, played 12 seasons in the NFL, including almost five with the Giants.

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