EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants have waived running back Michael Cox.

The Giants announced the move on Monday, just three days before the NFL draft.

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Cox played two seasons with the Giants, missing the final two months of last season after breaking a leg against Seattle on Nov. 9. A seventh-round draft choice, the 25-year-old saw limited action in 18 games, rushing for 76 yards and catching five passes. His biggest contribution was as a kickoff returner, averaging 22.5 yards.

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The Giants signed running back Shane Vereen as a free agent in the offseason and have Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams returning this season.

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