With Will Beatty struggling because of back issues, Locklear is the projected starting left tackle for the Super Bowl champions. No one, though, is ready to say that he will be there when the season starts in two weeks.
The back problems that bothered the team at camp haven’t left, though, and the issue seems to be causing more concern.
Giants coach Tom Coughlin can’t escape the oft-changing weather conditions that dotted training camp in Albany. The forecast for Friday night’s preseason opener in Jacksonville? Scattered thunderstorms.
Veteran defensive tackle Shaun Rogers is hoping to finally add a Super Bowl ring to his resume with the 2012 Giants.
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.
The New York Giants filled a need on the offensive line by taking Auburn offensive tackle Brandon Mosley with their second pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Whatever happens next Thursday, the Giants’ brain trust will have about five hours to ponder their move. It needs to be a good one, even at No. 32.
The last three games may have been only the beginning of the ugliness.
The New York Giants have signed Chase Blackburn and placed offensive tackle Will Beatty on injured reserve.
While the urgency to address the running game may be greater for the Giants, the solutions are less apparent with leading rusher Ahmad Bradshaw sidelined by a right foot injury.
Giants are hoping to keep the New Orleans Saints guessing about their left tackle for Monday night’s game, though the choice of a replacement for Will Beatty is a no-brainer.
New York Giants left tackle Will Beatty was scheduled to have surgery on Thanksgiving to repair a detached retina in his right eye.
Ahmad Bradshaw rallied the Giants past the Bills on Sunday by pounding away at Buffalo’s defense. The Giants’ offense will be hard to stop if they can keep up their physicality on the ground to go along with their prowess through the air.
No matter how much the Giants try to downplay the trend, it is unmistakable and cannot be ignored. They have lost six consecutive games to the Philadelphia Eagles.
The NFL got this one right. There’s truly no better way than to have the Giants visiting the Redskins near the nation’s capital, bringing together the attention of the fan base from two of the regions that were struck on 9/11.