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Category: ‘Injuries’

New York Giants not Extending Eli Manning’s Contract in Fear of a Rapid Decline?
April 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Even prior to Eli Manning's ankle surgery, there was much speculation about whether or not his contract would be extended and, subsequently, why it hadn't been. And despite New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese saying an extension is "on the table" and co-owner John Mara admitting that Eli remains...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Undergoes Arthroscopic Surgery on Injured Left Ankle
April 10th, 2014 at 2:20 PM
When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was injured (high ankle sprain) in the final game of the 2013 regular season against the Washington Redskins, little was made of it. After all, the season had ended and he had an entire offseason to heal. Only, he didn't fully heal and...

New York Giants “Counting on” David Wilson to Return in 2014
April 4th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants running back David Wilson and his health have been a major topic of conversation since the 2013 season ended. The former first-round pick, who was expected to lead the Giants for many years to come, has been hampered with inconsistency and some major health concerns. And following...

New York Giants Signed John Jerry as Insurance for Both Chris Snee and Will Beatty: Report
March 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants originally signed offensive lineman John Jerry, it was assumed he'd serve as a back-up and insurance for guard Chris Snee, who is coming off of another offseason hip surgery. However, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports that Jerry was brought in not just as insurance for Snee,...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I’ve Worked My Butt Off and I’m Ready for 2014 Season
March 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** To say 2013 was a rough year for New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would be a bit of an understatement. Despite some turn back the clock moments where he flashed the talent everyone saw in his first and second years, Pierre-Paul was predominantly hampered by a lingering...

2013 New York Giants were Most Injured Team in NFL History … Kind Of
March 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ever since the 2013 season ended, we here at Giants 101 have often discussed the record-setting number of injuries that plagued the New York Giants. It's something that even co-owner John Mara refused to shy away from -- and while not using it as an excuse for a 7-9 finish,...

Tom Coughlin Expresses Optimism on David Wilson Playing for New York Giants in 2014
March 27th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
At one time, it looked like David Wilson's NFL career was in serious jeopardy following a spinal stenosis injury suffered back in Week 5 of last season; an injury that has claimed the careers of many athletes all over the sport. Yet, Wilson was determined to make it back. Wilson had...

New York Giants Guard Eric Herman Underwent Offseason Hip Surgery
March 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have focused a significant amount of their offseason attention on repairing a much maligned offensive line that struggled almost beyond words in 2013. And despite some new additions and potential draft picks in May, Big Blue does have a few young players already on their roster...

New York Giants’ Stevie Brown Feels Great from ACL Surgery; Ready to Prepare for 2014 Season
March 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After a breakout season in 2012 where he had a team-leading eight interceptions and took over as a starter on defense, Stevie Brown's 2013 season ended before it could get going when he tore his ACL during the team's preseason game against the New York Jets and landed on season-ending...

New York Giants’ Henry Hynoski Having “Best Offseason” of His Career; Anxious to Return to Field
March 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants fullback Henry Hynoski has seemed like a forgotten man this offseason. After overcoming an MCL injury a year ago, Hynoski quickly went down with a serious shoulder injury in the early stages of the 2013 season -- an injury that ultimately landed him on season-ending Injured Reserve...

New York Giants Looking for Jason Pierre-Paul to Return to the Player He was “A Couple of Years Ago”
February 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** In late January, it was revealed that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would likely avoid offseason shoulder surgery to repair a lingering issue that plagued him in 2013. At the time, it was said that his rehab was "going well" and expectations were that he'd be ready...

New York Giants David Wilson Expected to Be Ready for Training Camp
February 20th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Less than a week ago, it was reported that New York Giants running back David Wilson was recovering well from a fusion of his vertebrae to repair a herniated disc and had already begun to lift weights. The report indicated that Wilson would, in fact, be ready for the regular...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Recovering Well from Neck Surgery; Expected Back in 2014
February 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although both he and the team had hoped to avoid a neck surgery, New York Giants running back David Wilson underwent a successful fusion of his vertebrae to repair a herniated disc in mid-January. Now, about a month removed from that surgery and Wilson is already working out, lifting weights...

New York Giants, Terrell Thomas Have not Negotiated New Deal; CB Expects to Become Free Agent
February 14th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants have been exceptionally loyal to cornerback Terrell Thomas, sticking with him through two ACL tears and a microfracture surgery. That loyalty paid off in 2013, as Thomas made his return to the field, playing in all 16 games, and really turned things on towards the end...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Looks to Pack on 15 Lbs. of Muscle Following Shoulder Surgery
February 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants pass rush struggled to generate much as a whole in 2013 and the Giants are hoping they can garner a stronger contribution from the former rookie and third-round pick Damontre Moore. Moore flashed moments of strength and speed, even blocking two punts (one in the preseason). The...

Stevie Brown Progressing Well from ACL Surgery; Hopes to Sign Deal with New York Giants Soon
February 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The 2013 season didn't exactly play out like Stevie Brown had hoped for the New York Giants; especially since he didn't take part of it after tearing his ACL in the preseason against the New York Jets, which landed him on season-ending injured reserve (IR). Before then, he was on a...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: It’s up to Me to Carry Defense If Justin Tuck Leaves
January 30th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Although defensive end Justin Tuck has already had contract talks with the New York Giants, it remains uncertain if he'll return in 2014. And, as Tuck told Giants 101 on Thursday, he has every intention on becoming a free agent and testing the open market. In the event Tuck does...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul May not Need Offseason Shoulder Surgery After All
January 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** At one point, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would need offseason surgery to repair a lingering shoulder injury that caused him to miss much of the 2013 season. However, Newsday's Tom Rock reported on Monday that JPP's rehab is "going...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Rehab on Surgically Repaired Knee is Going “Extremely Well”
January 25th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
It's been a little more than four weeks since Victor Cruz underwent a successful arthroscopic debridement of his knee -- a procedure done by noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews -- and the New York Giants wide receiver says rehab is going "extremely well." ***PHOTO1*** “I feel great,” Cruz told FOX Sports...

New York Giants Who Ended 2013 on Injured Reserve: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?
January 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Depending upon how prior health-related statements are interpreted and players rehabilitate from their injuries, going with younger and less injury-prone players has become the New York Giants' way. Well, it also depends upon if the player can not only contribute outright to the team, but if their salary is conducive...