Predictions that Howard would return to the lineup in late spring, and then before June, have been blown away, and it appears he still has a ways to go.
Limas Sweed, a former second-round pick of the Steelers in the 2008 NFL Draft, is attempting to return to the NFL, and he has the Super Bowl Champion Giants in his focus.
New York defensive end Justin Tuck missed the end of practice on Wednesday because of a sore Achilles tendon. The defensive captain did not leave the field after he stopped working out and he downplayed the injury in an interview with WFAN’s Mike Francesa about an hour later.
Baseball is barely out of the gate, with spring training games getting underway this past weekend, yet the league is rife with Achilles injuries.
Right tackle Damien Woody will be placed on injured reserve with Achilles’ tendon injury.