The New York Giants have no firsthand knowledge about the extent of the hand injuries Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul sustained in a July 4 fireworks accident in Florida.
The wait is over! Here are some things to watch when players report to East Rutherford on Thursday.
In light of Jason Pierre-Paul’s freak fireworks injury, we’ve given a lot of thought to some of the strangest off-field injuries suffered by New York sports figures.
Every year, at some rookie symposium, some football elder stands before the crowd and tells his tale of woe. One day, Jason Pierre’Paul might be doing the same.
Joel McHale spared no one in his yuk-fest to kick off Wednesday night’s ESPY Awards, including Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, whose right index finger was amputated last week.
The lack of a long-term agreement is not surprising considering Jason Pierre-Paul’s status has been uncertain since he was hurt in a fireworks accident July 4.
Thursday’s action-packed edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza began with the guys discussing some news from the NFL.
Citing the example of Jason Pierre-Paul, Tony Clark said his union has no intention of allowing teams to obtain medical records of high school and college players ahead of each June’s amateur draft.
According to WFAN and NFL Media’s Kim Jones, Giants star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been released from the hospital.
The Hall of Famer is one of the few people who can relate to Pierre-Paul’s situation.
Given the accident, it’s unlikely the Giants will sign Pierre-Paul to a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline.
For now, just hope he can leave the hospital in the healthiest shape possible because, when it comes down to it, we’re dealing with a human being.
A debate over JPP’s right to privacy erupted Wednesday night when an ESPN reporter tweeted a photo of the Giants star’s surgical record.
The amputation could hasten his return from a fireworks accident, and it seems there’s a chance the Giants’ two-time Pro Bowler will be ready to play Week 1 in Dallas.
This situation with JPP has gone from bizarre to downright frightening.