Terrell Sinkfield
New York Giants
Position:Cornerback, Wide receiver, Return specialist
Personal information
Born: (1990-12-10) December 10, 1990 (age 29)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Hopkins
(Minnetonka, Minnesota)
College:Northern Iowa
Career history
* Miami Dolphins ( 2013)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Career CFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,240
Receiving touchdowns:7
Return yards:369
Player stats at

Terrell Sinkfield, Jr. (born December 10, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Northern Iowa. In his career Sinkfield has been a member of eight NFL teams, three CFL teams, and one AAF team.

Professional careerEdit

Sinkfield was not invited to the NFL Combine, but garnered much attention with an impressive performance at Minnesota's Pro Day, after posting an unofficial time of 4.19 seconds in his second attempt in the 40-yard dash.

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 0 in 198 lb 4.19 s 1.52 s 2.38 s 4.18 s 6.94 s 42.5 in 11 ft 5 in 12 rep

Went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft but was signed as a free agent by the Miami Dolphins.

Miami DolphinsEdit

On April 27, 2013, he signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent following the 2013 NFL Draft.[2] On May 28, 2013, he was waived by the Dolphins.

Green Bay PackersEdit

On June 11, 2013, the Packers signed him.[3] On July 19, 2013, he was released by the Packers.

Buffalo BillsEdit

On August 3, 2013, Sinkfield was signed by the Buffalo Bills.[4] On August 18, 2013, he was released by the Bills.[5]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 21, 2013, Sinkfield was signed by the New York Giants.[6] On August 25, 2013, he was cut by the Giants.[7]

Toronto Argonauts Edit

On March 13, 2014, Sinkfield signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[8] He was released by the Argonauts on August 26, 2014 in a criticized transaction. Sinkfield was coming off his best game in which he caught 4 passes for 44 yards and a touchdown. He also had 109 return yards in the game. He was released by the Toronto Argonauts on August 26, 2014

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Edit

On September 4, 2014, Sinkfield signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) . His first game was against the Saskatchewan Roughriders in which he scored a 58-yard punt return touchdown. Teamed with fellow speedster Brandon Banks, Sinkfield helped lead the TiCats to the Grey Cup game, with his speed and elusiveness. He caught 10 passes for 120 yards and had 613 return yards and a touchdown in just 7 games in Hamilton, over 100 all purpose yards per game. In the Grey Cup, Sinkfield caught 4 of 6 targets for 28 yards, and finished the game with 23 return yards.

Minnesota Vikings Edit

On January 23, 2016, Sinkfield signed a futures contract with the Minnesota Vikings.[9] On August 30, 2016, Sinkfield was cut by the Vikings.[10]

BC Lions Edit

On September 19, 2016, Terrell signed with the BC Lions. Sinkfield appeared in seven games for the Lions in 2016, catching 16 passes for 297 yards with 3 touchdowns.

Minnesota Vikings (II) Edit

On March 30, 2017, Sinkfield re-signed with the Vikings.[11] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[12]

New York JetsEdit

On September 4, 2017, Sinkfield was signed to the New York Jets' practice squad.[13] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Jets on January 1, 2018.[14] On August 31, 2018, Sinkfield was waived by the Jets.[15]

Oakland RaidersEdit

On September 3, 2018, Sinkfield was signed to the Oakland Raiders' practice squad.[16] He was released on September 11, 2018.[17]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (II) Edit

Sinkfield returned to the CFL on October 10, 2018, signing with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[18] Sinkfield played in the final 2 regular season games, playing on offense in the first, where he caught 6 passes for 55 yards, and on special teams in the second, where he returned 6 kickoffs for 141 yards and 6 punts for 65 yards. Sinkfield was inactive for both playoff games that Hamilton played in; when head coach June Jones was asked about Sinkfield's benching in favor of newcomer Bralon Addison, Jones jokingly replied about Addison, "He's better."[19]

Orlando ApollosEdit

After becoming a free agent on February 12, 2019, he signed with the Orlando Apollos of the Alliance of American Football on February 19, 2019. He was waived on March 4, 2019.

New York Giants (second stint)Edit

On August 14, 2019, Sinkfield was signed by the New York Giants.[20]


  1. [1]
  2. "Terrell Sinkfield of Northern Iowa signs with Miami Dolphins". Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  3. "Twitter".
  4. "Speedster WR Terrell Sinkfield signed by Bills". August 3, 2013. Retrieved August 3, 2013.
  5. Brown, Chris (August 18, 2013). "Bills release four, WR Elliott to I-R". Retrieved August 18, 2013.
  6. Eisen, Michael (August 21, 2013). "Giants sign WR Terrell Sinkfield". Retrieved August 21, 2013.
  7. Eisen, Michael (August 26, 2013). "LB Aaron Curry among players released". Retrieved September 4, 2013.
  8. Toronto Argonauts also announced it has signed Import WR Terrell Sinkfield
  9. "Vikings sign speedy CFL receiver Terrell Sinkfield to reserve/future deal".
  10. "Vikings Announce Roster Moves". August 30, 2016.
  11. Peters, Craig (March 30, 2017). "Vikings Bring Back Terrell Sinkfield as a Cornerback, Add WR & TE".
  12. "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set Roster". September 2, 2017.
  13. Greenberg, Ethan (September 4, 2017). "Jets Sign Carter, Place Mauldin on IR". Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  14. Lange, Randy (January 1, 2018). "Jets Sign 9 to Reserve/Future Contracts".
  15. Lange, Randy (August 31, 2018). "Jets Cut 18 Players on Their Way to 53-Player Active Roster".
  16. "Raiders sign three to practice squad". September 3, 2018.
  17. "Terrell Sinkfield: Waived by Raiders" (in en).
  18. "Report: Ticats sign Terrell Sinkfield -" (in en-US). 2018-10-10.
  20. "Giants sign CB Terrell Sinkfield". Giants Wire. USA Today. August 14, 2019.

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