The Patriots have signed Kuhn.
The 6-foot-4, 303-pounder, who recorded 20 tackles and 0.5 sacks in 10 games for the Giants last season, adds further depth to a New England defensive line that bid adieu to Akiem Hicks and Sealver Siliga this offseason.
Giants defensive tackle Markus Kuhn was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Cowboys after suffering a knee sprain, the team announced. He was able to return to the game.
Giants defensive lineman Markus Kuhn is officially probable for Week 3 against the Texans, after getting through the week in practice without limitation due to an ankle injury.
Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (hamstring), linebacker Devon Kennard (hamstring), defensive tackle Markus Kuhn (ankle), tackle James Brewer (back), offensive lineman Adam Snyder, tackle Charles Brown and defensive end Kerry Wynn were all ruled inactive Week 2 vs. Arizona.
The Giants have four players listed as out for Week 2 against the Cardinals, and none of them come as much of a surprise.
The team ruled out wide receiver Odell Beckham (hamstring), linebacker Devon Kennard (hamstring), defensive lineman Markus Kuhn (ankle) and offensive lineman James Brewer (back) on Friday's official injury report as a result of their injuries, which kept each out throughout the week in practice.
The Giants unveiled their inactives for Week 1 against the Lions. The following players were ruled inactive for the game: Odell Beckham, Adam Snyder,Charles Brown, Kerry Wynn, Markus Kuhn, Jay Bromley and James Brewer.
The Giants have ruled out wide receiver Odell Beckham (hamstring), defensive tackle Markus Kuhn (ankle), and offensive tackle James Brewer (back) for the Monday night game in Detroit.
All had been listed as questionable.
According to the New York Post, the following players will not suit up for the Giants Thursday night against the Patriots, in a preseason finale: Odell Beckham, Trindon Holliday, Prince Amukamara, Charles Brown, James Brewer, Geoff Schwartz, Brandon Mosley and Markus Kuhn.
Giants defensive lineman Markus Kuhn was forced out of Friday's preseason game against the Jets at MetLife Stadium with a lower leg injury, per the New York Daily News. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
The Giants have made QB Ryan Nassib, CB Corey Webster, RB Peyton Hillis, OL Dallas Reynolds, DT Markus Kuhn, TE Adrien Robinson and WR Hakeem Nicks inactive Week 12 against the Cowboys.
Nicks was questionable heading into the game, but expected to play. Webster was the only player ruled out on Friday's injury report.
The Giants have ruled the following players inactive for Week 11 against the Packers: quarterback Ryan Nassib, defensive back Corey Webster, running back Peyton Hillis, running back Allen Bradford, guard Dallas Reynolds, defensive lineman Markus Kuhn and tight end Adrien Robinson.
In addition to running back Brandon Jacobs (hamstring, knee), the Giants' list of inactives for Week 10 against the Raiders includes defensive back Corey Webster (groin, ankle), tight end Adrien Robinson (foot), defensive back Jayron Hosley (hamstring), defensive lineman Markus Kuhn, quarterback Ryan Nassib and offensive lineman Dallas Reynolds. Kuhn, Nassib and Reynolds are all healthy scratches.
The Giants released their list of inactives for Thursday's preseason game against New England. Defensive back Jayron Hosley (ankle), fullback Henry Hynoski (knee), center David Baas (knee), offensive tackle David Diehl (thumb), defensive tackle Markus Kuhn (PUP/knee), defensive end Damontre Moore (shoulder), wide receiver Victor Cruz (foot), wide receiver Ramses Barden (knee) and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (back) were all held out due to injury.
The Giants listed cornerback Antrel Rolle as officially out for Saturday's preseason game against the Jets. Rolle did some work in practice Thursday, but was expected to miss the game.
The other injured players sitting for the Giants Saturday are as follows: CB Corey Webster (knee/groin), WR Victor Cruz (heel), WR Ramses Barden (knee), WR Louis Murphy (leg), C David Baas (knee), T David Diehl (thumb surgery), FB Henry Hynoski (knee), DE Damontre Moore (shoulder), DE Jason Pierre-Paul (back) and DT Markus Kuhn (knee).
The Giants have released a list of players who will not participate in Saturday's preseason game against the Jets at MetLife Stadium: defensive back Corey Webster (knee/groin); wide receivers Victor Cruz (heel), Ramses Barden (knee) and Louis Murphy (leg); offensive linemen David Baas (knee) and David Diehl (thumb); fullback Henry Hynoski (knee); and defensive linemen Damontre Moore (shoulder), Jason Pierre-Paul (back, PUP) and Markus Kuhn (knee, PUP).
Giants coach Tom Coughlin told reporters Monday defensive tackle Markus Kuhn is done for the season after tearing his ACL Week 10 at Cincinnati.