New York Giants Place TE Darcy Johnson on Injured Reserve: The Giants placed TE Darcy Johnson on Injured Reserve yesterday, ending his 2007 season. The Giants had wanted to waive/injure Johnson, but because Johnson needs to undergo surgery on his partially torn ACL in his right knee, the team placed him on IR.
New York Giants Waive Three Players: The Giants waived/injured DE Dek Bake (back) and CB Travonti Johnson (quad), and waived OG Chris Patrick yesterday.
New York Giants Sign Three “Street” Free Agents: The Giants signed DT Manny Wright, OT Dan Parrish, and OT Myniya Smith yesterday.
Injury Update: CB Corey Webster (hip flexor), WR Plaxico Burress (ankle), TE Kevin Boss (shoulder), LB Gerris Wilkinson (knee), CB Gerrick McPhearson (groin), S Michael Stone (hip), S Craig Dahl (groin), DE Charrod Taylor (toe), OC Todd Londot (ankle), and LS Ryan Kuehl (calf/Achilles) did not practice yesterday.
Burress attempted to return to practice, but was forced to sit out again. “We tried to get a day out of him,” Head Coach Tom Coughlin said. “He started with his group and then all of a sudden he felt like he wasn’t ready and couldn’t go.”
Article on LT David Diehl: Diehl Has No Place to Hide at Left Tackle by Bill Pennington of The New York Times
Article on S Will Demps: Demps Off to Strong Start in Making a Giant Improvement by Ralph Vacchiano of The Daily News