EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants are planning to place tight end Daniel Fells on injured reserve after discovering that he has a staph infection.

The Giants announced their plans Monday.

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Fells has been bothered by an ankle injury in recent weeks and missed Sunday’s win over the Buffalo Bills. In evaluating the injury, it was discovered that he has a staph infection, which requires treatment.

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With tight end Jerome Cunningham sidelined with a knee injury, the Giants signed Will Tye off their practice squad Saturday.

Fells has caught six passes for 60 yards in two games this season.

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