Perhaps the reality of a 3-4 record has spurred the New York Giants into reviewing their roster, or maybe it is just a case of keeping options open. Whatever the reason, the G-men invited 15 players to workout with the team, including quarterback Terrelle Pryor and running backs Felix Jones and Alex Green.
Coach Rex Ryan said Friday that Holmes has been ruled out for the game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Holmes, who did not practice, was injured in the Jets’ loss at Tennessee in Week 4.
With Mayo and Wilfork out the Jets should look to establish the running game early and often.
Running back Chris Ivory and rookie cornerback Dee Milliner will not play in the team’s game at Tennessee on Sunday because of injured hamstrings.
To make room for the players acquired the team released RB Kahlil Bell and LB Danny Lansanah and placed LB Josh Mauga on the injured reserve.
In the past, it wouldn’t take much to get a battle started. An upstart player would play impressively in training camp while a veteran would report out of shape.Today’s players condition all year long and get familiar with the team’s plays and gameplan at mini-camp and OTAs. However, there are still a number of battles around the NFL that are worth watching.