Darius Powe
No. --     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-03-15) March 15, 1994 (age 27)
Place of birth: Lakewood, California
Career information
College: California
Undrafted in 2016
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants ( 2016 2017)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receptions     2
Receiving yards     13
Receiving touchdowns     0

Darius Powe (born March 15, 1994) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at California.

Professional career

Powe signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.[1]

He was waived by the Giants on September 3, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[2][3]

After spending his entire rookie season on the practice squad, Powe signed a future contract with the Giants on January 9, 2017.[4]

On August 23, 2017, Powe was waived/injured by the Giants and placed on injured reserve.[5] He was released on August 29, 2017. He was re-signed to the Giants' practice squad on October 9, 2017.[6]

He was promoted to the active roster on December 6, 2017.[7] He made his NFL debut the following week, recording two catches for 13 yards before suffering a broken foot. He was placed on injured reserve on December 11, 2017.[8]

He was waived by the Giants on April 23, 2018 after the acquisition punter Riley Dixon.[9]


  1. Eisen, Michael (May 6, 2016). "Giants sign four draft picks & 14 undrafted free agents". Archived from the original on August 3, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170803005711/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-sign-four-draft-picks--14-undrafted-free-agents/bce88848-ed81-4d6a-8e99-26f19049be9d. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  2. Eisen, Michael (September 3, 2016). "New York Giants announce 20 roster moves". https://web.archive.org/web/20170825063500/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/New-York-Giants-announce-20-roster-moves/d7b93d76-3186-40dc-b759-c622015e0159. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  3. Eisen, Michael (September 4, 2016). "Giants announce practice squad; claim DT Robert Thomas". https://web.archive.org/web/20170909053715/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-announce-practice-squad-claim-DT-Robert-Thomas/e8402e2e-7f9b-4c94-95db-b9d10f79333e. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  4. Duggan, Dan (January 10, 2017). "Giants sign 10 players to future contracts, including CB Donte Deayon". http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2017/01/giants_sign_10_players_to_future_contracts_includi.html. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  5. Eisen, Michael (August 23, 2017). "Giants make roster moves, sign four free agents". https://web.archive.org/web/20180208194546/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-make-roster-moves-sign-four-free-agents/19e867a6-8394-4d93-89ad-67cbb363cd7e. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  6. Eisen, Michael (October 9, 2017). "Odell Beckham Jr. placed on IR; Giants announce roster moves". http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Odell-Beckham-Jr-placed-on-IR-Giants-announce-roster-moves/514375af-be53-41c1-a4b7-07fadc6fb777. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  7. "Giants’ injury news: LB Jonathan Casillas to IR, WR Darius Powe promoted". December 6, 2017. https://www.bigblueview.com/2017/12/6/16743786/giants-injury-news-lb-jonathan-casillas-ir-wr-darius-powe-promoted-practice-squad.
  8. "Giants place Darius Powe on IR, waive Khyri Thornton". December 11, 2017. http://giantswire.usatoday.com/2017/12/11/new-york-giants-place-darius-powe-ir-waive-khyri-thornton/.
  9. Gantt, Darin (April 23, 2018). "Giants waive wide receiver Darius Powe". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/04/23/giants-waive-wide-receiver-darius-powe/.

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