Weatherford expressed his excitement through Instagram, writing, "I'm baaaaaaack!!!! Incredibly blessed and thankful. #NYProud"
There was no word on the severity of Quigliey's injury or the circumstances that led him to being added to the injury report. He is listed as officially questionable.
In his third season in New York, Quigley was averaging 32.5 net yards per boot, the worst in the NFL among starters in 2015. Quigley also had a punt blocked, one returned for an 89-yard score by Darren Sporles and has given up an NFL-high 23.7 yards per return average.
Over the past four seasons Weatherford, 32, averaged 38.85 net yards per punt for the Giants. His years with the Jets were two of the worst of his career, averaging a 37.4 net yard average. For his career Weatherford has averaged 44.5 yards per punt. Now he returns to Gang Green and will face the Patriots within 24 hours.