With 53-man rosters needing to be set by Saturday afternoon, many capable NFL players were unfortunately cut so teams could get to that mandated number. On Sunday, those players could be picked up off waivers.

According to ESPN, the New York Giants claimed an NFL-high six players off waivers on Sunday. In corresponding moves to stay with a 53-man roster, the team released quarterback Davis Webb, offensive tackle John Jerry, safety William Gay, defensive tackle Josh Banks, tight end Jerell Adams, and wide receiver Hunter Sharp.

Here is a brief look at each of the six players that were claimed off waivers by the Giants on Sunday.

NBC Sports mentioned how they were second in the waiver order (only behind the Browns) which gave the Giants a great opportunity to add pieces they believed could help the team.


  • Kaelin Clay, WR (from Bills)

The 26-year-old Clay was selected in the sixth round by the Buccaneers in 2015 out of Utah. He has been mostly utilized as a returner with career averages of 9.4 yards on 42 punt returns and 23.2 yards on 17 kick returns. He caught his first six career passes for 85 yards last season.

  • Spencer Pulley, C (from Chargers)

Pulley is coming off a 2017 season where he started all 16 games at center for the Chargers. He was the 34th-ranked center according to Pro Football Focus. The 25-year-old went undrafted out of Vanderbilt in 2016.


  • Mario Edwards Jr., DE (from Raiders)

Edwards Jr. spent three seasons with the Raiders after he was taken in the second round out of Florida State in 2015. He started in all 14 of his appearances for Oakland last year and finished with 27 tackles and 3.5 sacks. Altogether in 30 career games (24 starts), the 24-year-old has 71 tackles and 5.5 sacks.

  • Antonio Hamilton, CB (from Raiders)

Hamilton has spent much of his brief NFL career on special teams. After going undrafted out of South Carolina State in 2016, he has appeared in 12 games for the Raiders. In his short time, the 25-year-old has recorded 12 tackles.

  • Mike Jordan, CB (from Browns)

The 25-year-old Jordan went undrafted out of Missouri Western State in 2016.

He was added to the Rams’ practice squad and eventually played five games (two starts) with the NFL club. He spent last season with the Browns where in 15 games (one start), he had 17 tackles.

  • Kamrin Moore, CB (from Saints)

Moore was cut by the Saints after he was selected in the sixth round by them in the 2018 NFL Draft out of Boston College. Turning 22 on October 1, he finished his collegiate career of four years with 142 tackles, two interceptions, and one sack.