Mathias Kiwanuka is going back to being a defensive end for the New York Giants — and as a starter. Kiwanuka was thrust into the role earlier this week when Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower back.
If the surgery goes well, Pierre-Paul will once again become a speedster who can turn the corner. A double-digit sack season would go a long way toward returning the Giants to the postseason.
“My back has been bothering me for a while, and even last season I played through some back issues,” JPP said in a statement.
NFL Sunday afternoon games will be available to local fans on mobile phones through Verizon starting with the 2014 season.
The Washington Redskins said that Jones died of natural causes at his home in Southern California on Monday night.
The Giants signed wide receiver Keith Carlos after running back Jeremy Wright was waived Friday.
“It is going to be something that is very unique to me and very unique to what I like, and like to do,” the 26-year-old told the newspaper. “We are still fielding some requests, so we will see how it goes.”
David Diehl is looking to prove that he’s 100% healthy and always feels he has something to prove.
“Am I disappointed? No, I’m glad,” Coughlin told reporters in a sarcastic tone. “Certainly I am (disappointed). At one point Hakeem told me he was going to be here, and then he was not here.”
The former NFL wide receiver was on his way home from a party in Calabasas, Calif., when none other than Bieber flew past him in his Ferrari, TMZ reported. The ex-Jet proceeded to chase the 19-year-old pop singer down in his Prius.
“Who wouldn’t want to coach LeBron James?” Theismann told the NFL Network on Tuesday. “He’s the most physical specimen we have in professional sports. He could do, I think, anything he wanted.”
The draft is normally scheduled for late April. Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week there was a conflict with an Easter show at Radio City.
Peterson says he has family members who are gay whom he loves and respects. But on gay marriage, the Minnesota Vikings running back says “that’s not something I believe in.”
Starter Henry Hynoski will have surgery Friday to repair his medial collateral ligament and a chip fracture in his left knee. The three-year veteran was hurt Wednesday on the second play from scrimmage during an 11-on-11 drill at an organized team activity.
Nicks surprised Coughlin Wednesday when he failed to show up for the team’s first voluntary workout. The coach was given no explanation.
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