EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants have placed starting center Weston Richburg on injured reserve with a concussion.
The Giants announced Saturday that Richburg would miss his fourth straight game. Bret Jones has started for Richburg since he was hurt.
The team signed defensive back Tim Scott off its practice squad to take Richburg’s place on the roster for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams (5-2). New York (1-6) is short of defensive backs, with Janoris Jenkins suspended indefinitely for missing a workout Monday and fellow cornerback Donte Deayon nursing an ankle injury.
Scott was signed by the Giants on Aug. 24 and played in two preseason games. He was the team’s second-leading tackler in the preseason finale against New England. He was waived during the final cut and signed to the practice squad. He has not played in a regular-season game.
The Giants announced Friday that defensive ends Olivier Vernon (ankle) and Kerry Wynn (knee), linebackers Jonathan Casillas (neck) and B.J. Goodson (ankle) and offensive tackle Justin Pugh (back) would not play Sunday.
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