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Giants Sign Wide Receiver Keith Carlos

Carlos Was Briefly A Member Of The Eagles In 2011
Keith Carlos of the Purdue Boilermakers  runs with the ball against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on September 12, 2009 in Eugene, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Keith Carlos of the Purdue Boilermakers runs with the ball against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on September 12, 2009 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants have signed wide receiver Keith Carlos.

The Giants announced the signing on Monday. A spot on their roster opened after running back Jeremy Wright was waived Friday.

Carlos was briefly with the rival Philadelphia Eagles in 2011, but has no professional playing experience in the National Football League.

Carlos played at Purdue in 2009 and 2010, first as a wide receiver and then a running back. In his first season, he caught 21 passes for 242 yards and a touchdown and returned five kickoffs for 134 yards. He had 56 rushing attempts for 314 yards and two touchdowns, and caught five passes for 22 yards in his second season.

He also played at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa., In 2008.

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