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Giants part ways with Carr in roster cutdown

East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) - Quarterback David Carr was among the players let go as the New York Giants finalized their 53-man roster on Saturday.

Carr had been Eli Manning's backup for four of the previous five seasons. But veteran Curtis Painter will be the primary backup and rookie Ryan Nassib made the team as the third quarterback.

Additionally, the Giants waived/injured offensive lineman Selvish Capers, waived safety Tyler Sash with an injury settlement, terminated the contract of running back Ryan Torain, placed wide receiver Ramses Barden on injured reserve, placed defensive tackle Markus Kuhn on the reserve/physically unable to perform list and moved safety Will Hill to the reserve/suspended list.

New York waived defensive ends Adrian Tracy, Adewale Ojomo and Matt Broha, defensive tackle Marvin Austin, linebacker Kyle Bosworth, offensive linemen Eric Herman, Matt McCants, Stephen Goodin and Bryant Browning, safety David Caldwell, cornerbacks Terrence Frederick and Charles James and wide receivers Kevin Hardy, Marcus Harris and Julian Talley.

08/31 21:31:36 ET

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