Giants sign former Panthers RB Stewart

From ESPN - March 13, 2018

Free-agent running back Jonathan Stewart has signed with the New York Giants, the team announced Tuesday night.

Stewart, who will turn 31 on March 21, will reunite with former Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula and general manager Dave Gettleman in New York.

"I am very pleased that we were able to make Jonathan a New York Football Giant," Gettleman said in a statement Tuesday. "He is a quality runner with power and speed and brings a veteran, professional presence to our locker room. He's a terrific addition for us at this time."

The Panthers cut Stewart on Feb. 28. He is coming off one of his worst seasons statistically, despite playing behind an offensive line regarded by Panthers general manager Marty Hurney as one of the top five in the NFL.


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