Oct 10, 2021; Landover, Maryland, USA; Washington Football Team outside linebacker David Mayo (51) and Washington Football Team guard Ereck Flowers (79) kneel in the end zone prior to the Washington Football Team's game against the New Orleans Saints at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Washington LB David Mayo signs one-year deal

Washington Football Team linebacker David Mayo signed a one-year contract extension on Friday.

Financial terms were not disclosed for Mayo, who was headed for free agency in March prior to the deal.

Mayo, 28, recorded 28 tackles and one fumble recovery in 16 games (four starts) this season, his first with Washington.

He has 201 tackles, two sacks and two fumble recoveries in 102 career games (23 starts) with the Carolina Panthers, New York Giants and Washington. He was selected by the Panthers in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

–Field Level Media

Nov 24, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; New York Giants outside linebacker David Mayo (55) takes the field before the game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Giants activate LB Mayo from injured reserve

The New York Giants activated linebacker David Mayo off injured reserve Friday.

Mayo is expected to make his season debut on Sunday when the Giants (0-5) host the Washington Football Team (1-4) in East Rutherford, N.J.

Mayo, 27, was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 6, shortly after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee.

Mayo played all 16 games (13 starts) and recorded a career-high 82 tackles in 2019, including his first two career sacks.

The Texas State product has collected 144 tackles and one fumble recovery in 75 career games (17 starts) with the Carolina Panthers (2015-18) and the Giants.

–Field Level Media