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.
Bomar, who threw more passes than any other Giant this preseason, was among seven players signed to the team’s practice squad on Sunday
The Giants also made a couple of other surprising moves Saturday in reaching the 53-man limit, waiving quarterback Rhett Bomar, veteran receiver Derek Hagan and tight end Bear Pascoe.
The New York Giants have acquired quarterback Sage Rosenfels from the Minnesota Vikings for an undisclosed draft pick.
The Giants answered the call with more determination and grit en route to a come-from-behind 20-17 victory over the New England Patriots in their preseason finale.
Tom Coughlin has until Saturday to cut the Giants’ roster to 53, although he’s likely to start making decisions almost as soon as Thursday’s game is over – if he hasn’t already done so.
With the unproven Rhett Bomar currently number 2 on the depth chart, a move for Arizona QB Matt Leinart would make sense for the Giants.
With the regular season less than two weeks away, it is uncertain whether Rhett Bomar will keep the job.
A dress rehearsal for the regular season? Oh boy. It would appear the Giants need to change the script – and in a hurry.
Yes, Eli Manning will return to the lineup – and he’s made it clear he’d like to stay in the game as long as possible.
Rhett Bomar was far from spectacular in his first pro start. In fact, his performance was rather inconsistent in the Giants’ 24-17 preseason loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers at the New Meadowlands Stadium.
The Giants are attracting a national cable television audience for the second straight week – well, actually, NFL Network is more interested in the summer debut of Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
With Eli Manning and Jim Sorgi sidelined, first-year pro Rhett Bomar is going to start and possibly play the entire game Saturday night in the Giants’ first home contest at the New Meadowlands Stadium.
Tom Coughlin will be happy to come out of any game with a victory, although he’s well aware that the Giants have plenty of work to do following a 31-16 win over the Jets in their preseason opener and first game at the New Meadowlands Stadium.
The Giants hadn’t even begun to hit this summer and they were forced to scratch one of their “healthy” starters in Day 2.