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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The New York Giants have released linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong on Tuesday. He was on injured reserve.

Armstrong is now a free agent. He can now sign with any team, who is interested in signing him.

Then-New York Giants linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong attempting to tackle Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles

Ray-Ray Armstrong attempting to tackle Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (Getty Images)

Armstrong was reportedly being with a concussion when he went on injured reserve. He suffered the concussion in Week 6 loss on Thursday Night Football against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The 27-year-old Sanford, Florida native appeared in six games with the team this season. He also made one start.

Armstrong had 18 tackles, including one tackle for a loss.

He was claimed off waivers by the Giants in November 2017 from the San Francisco 49ers. He appeared in five games with the team with one start after he arrived with the team.

The linebacker had seven tackles and one forced fumble.

Armstrong spent parts of three seasons with the 49ers from 2015 through 2017. He appeared in 17 games, including five starts, in the Bay Area.

He also had 61 tackles, including three tackles for a loss. He had 1.0 sacks, three interceptions, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and four pass deflections.

Besides playing for the Giants and the 49ers, he also played parts of two seasons with the Oakland Raiders in 2014 and 2015. After going undrafted, he played in 16 games with the St. Louis Rams in 2013.

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