In 2012, Nassau County hosted over 650 production days – more days than Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx.
Clayton, who will have surgery Monday for a torn meniscus in his knee, is an eight-year veteran who was among the team’s final cuts this year.
A career year and five fourth-quarter wins have put Eli Manning in the same category as Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, and helped the New York Giants take a two-game lead in the NFC East.
As if facing the Patriots isn’t hard enough, the Giants may be without their top receiver and one true deep threat.
Clayton, who was released before the season, will take the roster spot vacated by Domenik Hixon, who tore his right anterior cruciate ligament on Monday night.
Nine Giants attended Tuesday’s workout in Hoboken, the first this week and the fourth overall since the NFL lockout was reinstated by a federal appeals court ruling on April 29.
Mark Sanchez is hosting teammates in California for “Jets West” camp. Eli Manning wanted to keep his workouts closer to the Giants’ football home.
While they have never played on the same team, Clayton and Manning were roommates for three months at a camp in Florida prior to the NFL combine in 2004.
The Giants confirmed the signing late Tuesday night and announced they had waived tight end Jake Ballard.