EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants have released quarterback Rusty Smith, linebacker Allen Bradford, cornerback Junior Mertile and punter Jordan Gay.

The Giants also signed five rookie free agents Monday: defensive tackles Kelcy Quarles of South Carolina and Eathyn Manumaleuna of BYU, end Kerry Wynn of Richmond, linebacker Justin Anderson of Louisiana-Lafayette and safety Thomas Gordon of Michigan.

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New York had signed Smith, a former Titans backup, on April 28.

Bradford, 25, played in 10 games for the Giants last season and had five special teams tackles.

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