The New York Giants’ new-look offensive line is ready to show their stuff in Week 1 against the Cowboys.
Star wide receiver Victor Cruz tested his foot in the workout, cutting hard on curl patterns, which forced him to dig his foot into the grass. There was no pain.
David Wilson is ready to become an every-down halfback for the New York Giants in the wake of the injury to backup Andre Brown.
Get out of the preseason finale against the New England Patriots without any more injuries — it’s that simple.
The Giants announced Wednesday that David Diehl will need surgery to repair an unstable right thumb. He is expected to be sidelined six weeks.
If he can make a few people start hurting, starting with some Jets receivers on Saturday, he’ll be on his way. And the Giants’ secondary will be better for it.
The Giants shuffled their offensive line on Tuesday. Pugh has taken over at the right tackle position. Left guard Kevin Boothe was moved to center to replace Baas and the versatile David Diehl shifted from right tackle to left guard.
Victor Cruz and David Baas both arrived on crutches. Both players expect to be ready for the Giants’ September 8 season opener in Dallas.
The New York Giants received some good news from doctors regarding injuries to wide receiver Victor Cruz and center David Baas.
Tom Coughlin was anything but happy. The Giants were limited to four field goals on five trips inside the Indianapolis 30.
Before the first half was over, wide receiver Victor Cruz (bruised heel) and defensive end Justin Tuck (slightly strained hamstring) also became a cause of concern.
The Giants have a glaring need at linebacker. Outside of getting the best available player — which could well be Alec Ogletree, anyway — that’s where the concentration of the first two days needs to be.
Heading into the NFL Draft on Thursday, look for the Giants to fill many holes on defense in the seven rounds. That doesn’t mean, of course, that general manager Jerry Reese will use the 19th pick overall to take a defensive player.
“The entire time I wanted to return to the New York Giants, and fortunately they wanted me back,” Boothe said. “I’m happy to be back. It’s a great organization and a great team. I’m looking forward to this upcoming season.”
New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster and center David Baas have re-worked their contracts for the 2013 season with the team, according to multiple reports.