EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - When Mathias Kiwanuka signed a contract extension with the New York Giants earlier this year, he understood his job was to be a wild card in the defense.
Kiwanuka is somewhat of a rarity in the NFL. A two-position player, the seven-year veteran is listed on the roster as a linebacker, but he plays just as much at defensive lineman, his natural position.
This past week in the Giants' impressive 38-10 win over Green Bay, Kiwanuka spent the entire game on the line because coordinator Perry Fewell wanted a little more pressure on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Kiwanuka led the charge, snaring two of the Giants' five sacks.
Where Kiwanuka plays Monday night against quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins remains to be seen.
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