The Giants announced Wednesday that David Diehl will need surgery to repair an unstable right thumb. He is expected to be sidelined six weeks.
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.
Victor Cruz only bruised his left heel in the first quarter of New York’s 20-12 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
A year ago, the New York Giants failed miserably in their bid to get back to the Super Bowl and defend their title. This year, the Giants just want to stay home — and become the first NFL team to play the Super Bowl in their backyard.
After being warned by coach Tom Coughlin that now was not the time to slack off, the New York Giants held their final workout before the start of training camp in late July.
David Diehl is looking to prove that he’s 100% healthy and always feels he has something to prove.
The Giants are hoping that newly-draft quarterback Ryan Nassib never plays, but are going to make sure he’s ready in case Eli Manning ever misses a game.
The Giants are hoping that newly-drafted DT Johnathan Hankins will shore up their interior defense.
The Giants selected three-time All-Big East offensive lineman Justin Pugh 19th overall in the 2013 NFL Draft.
The Giants own one pick in each of the seven rounds, plus a compensatory pick near the bottom of the seventh. Here’s a look at the Giants’ positional needs going into the NFL Draft.
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.”