A source told CBS Sports the Giants have activated Travis Beckum from the PUP list.
Nicks recently returned to the active roster after breaking his right foot in an organized team activity in May. He played a couple of series in the preseason finale against New England.
Petrus, a third-year player, was waived Saturday after the Giants were awarded offensive tackle D.J. Jones on waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles. But the claim was negated when Jones failed his physical with the Giants.
The New York Giants have been awarded offensive tackle D.J. Jones on waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles.
Cornerback Terrell Thomas took himself off the field while going through positional drills. After practice, coach Tom Coughlin said that Thomas’ back tightened up, so it does not appear to be serious.
Tom Coughlin is approaching this the only way he can – by telling his players that the Super Bowl season is over.
The Giants have strengthened their Super Bowl title defense through a strong 2012 NFL draft.
Heading into Sunday’s wild-card game against the Falcons at MetLife Stadium, the Giants are — get this — the league’s worst team at running the rock.
For only the second time this season, the Giants head into Sunday’s game against Washington coming off consecutive 100-yard rushing efforts as a team.
Petrus is now in the spotlight as the Giants’ starting left guard after being somewhat just another body on the roster for almost two seasons.