The Giants signed Platzgummer to the practice squad Wednesday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
Analysis: Platzgummer will continue to develop with New York as part of the International Player Pathway program. He played for the Swarco Raiders Tirol in Austria before transitioning to the NFL as a running back.
Sep 7, 2022 7:18 AM EST
Platzgummer was waived by the Giants on Monday, Dan Benton of USA Today reports.
Analysis: Platzgummer was let go Monday after re-signing with the Giants this offseason, but he will likely return to the team's practice squad via the International Player Pathway program. The 25-year-old is yet to make his NFL debut after joining New York from the Swarco Raiders Tirol in Austria.
Sep 5, 2022 7:31 AM EST
Platzgummer re-signed with the Giants on Monday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.
Analysis: Platzgummer has yet to make his NFL debut. He joined the Giants ahead of each of the previous two training camps, but he was cut before the start of the regular season.
Mar 28, 2022 11:31 AM EST
The Giants cut Platzgummer on Tuesday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.
Analysis: Platzgummer spent the preseason competing for a depth role in New York, but he wasn't able to stick to the initial 53-man roster. He spent the 2020 season on the Giants' practice squad and could be a candidate to resurface there again.
Aug 31, 2021 1:05 PM EST
The Giants removed Platzgummer from the non-football injury list Thursday, John Fennelly of USA Today reports.
Analysis: Platzgummer began training camp on the NFI list, but he's now managed to pass his physical and can rejoin teammates. The running back spent last season on New York's practice squad.
Jul 29, 2021 12:30 PM EST
Platzgummer (hamstring) was placed on Reserve/Non-Football Injury list Friday, Michael Eisen of Giants.com reports.
Analysis: Platzgummer spent last season on New York's practice squad and was re-signed in April. The 24-year-old is unlikely to crack the rotation as the Giants brought in Devontae Booker and Corey Clement to serve as the backups behind Saquon Barkley.
Jul 23, 2021 9:42 AM EST
The Giants re-signed Platzgummer on Monday.
Analysis: Platzgummer, a member of the NFL International Player Pathway Program, spent last season on New York's practice squad. A former standout of the Swarco Raiders Tirol in Austria, Platzgummer will work to continue progressing in his development with the Giants.
Apr 19, 2021 12:15 PM EST
Platzgummer cleared waivers Sunday and signed with the Giants' practice squad, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Platzgummer is part of the NFL International Player Pathway Program, so he doesn't count against the team's 16 practice squad spots. The running back played for the Swarco Raiders Tirol in Austria before trying out in the NFL.
Sep 9, 2020 4:38 PM EST
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