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.
Return specialists Domenik Hixon and Darius Reynaud have signed contract extensions with the Giants. The Giants also announced on Thursday that nine other players were tendered offers.
New York backup defensive end Dave Tollefson was sidelined with a right knee injury during the Giants’ back-breaking loss to the Eagles Sunday.
Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Ellis Hobbs left the field on a stretcher with a neck injury after taking a hit to the helmet on the second-half kickoff return against the New York Giants on Sunday night.
Two weeks after being written off following a miserable 2009 and an early two-game losing streak, the New York Giants are rolling again.
New defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and his unit will see how far they have come on Sunday when the Carolina Panthers open the season against the Giants in the $1.6 billion New Meadowlands Stadium.