Giants claim former Cowboys QB Cooper Rush off waivers

The Giants today added a fourth quarterback to their roster when they were awarded Cooper Rush off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys.

The transaction is contingent on Rush passing a physical after travel restrictions are lifted.

In a corresponding move, the Giants waived wide receiver Reggie White to remain at the NFL-maximum 90 players on their roster.

Rush, 6-3 and 225 pounds, will join starter Daniel Jones and veteran reserves Colt McCoy and Alex Tanney in the Giants’ quarterback room.

Rush spent the previous three seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, where he worked under coach Jason Garrett, now the Giants’ offensive coordinator. He appeared in five games, including two last year. Rush threw three passes – all in 2017 – and completed one, a two-yarder at San Francisco on Oct. 22. That year, he joined the Cowboys as a rookie free agent from Central Michigan.

White was originally signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 3, 2019, from Monmouth University. He was waived on August 30 and was on the Giants’ practice squad from Sept. 1-Nov. 12 and again from Nov. 27 through the end of the season. White signed a reserve/futures contract with the Giants on Dec. 30.

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