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 August 22, 2007  Posted by  News and Notes

New York Giants Waive Three Players, Including WR Michael Jennings: The Giants have waived/injured WR Michael Jennings (Achilles’ tendon) and DE Charrod Taylor (foot). The team also waived OT Dan Parrish.

The Star-Ledger and The Daily News are reporting that Jennings may be placed on Injured Reserve after he clears waivers. In fact, Jennings is listed on Injured Reserve on the roster page at Giants.com.

New York Giants Add Three Players: The Giants were awarded WR Will Buchanon off of waivers from the Oakland Raiders. The team also signed S/KR J.R. Reed and OC Nick Jones.

Injury Update – WR Plaxico Burress Returns to Practice: WR Plaxico Burress (ankle) returned to practice yesterday. WR Steve Smith (concussion) also practiced.

“This is probably the best I’m going to feel at this point, so I’m going to go out and give it a push,” Burress said. “It’s going to be sore for a while, it’s going to be something I’m going to have to fight through…I’ve got a lot of hard work ahead of me because I’ve missed going into three weeks.”

“(Smith) was cleared (Tuesday) morning and I wanted to make sure he just kept his head out of practice and he did,” said Coughlin. “But he went right back in there, he just jumped right back in and kept going. It was good to have him out there.”

Missing practice yesterday were TE Jeremy Shockey (sore hamstring), WR Sinorice Moss (ankle), CB Sam Madison (hamstring), S Will Demps (elbow), S Michael Stone (hip), DT Jonas Seawright (concussion), OC Grey Ruegamer (ankle), OC Todd Londot (ankle), LB Gerris Wilkinson (knee), LB Barry Robertson (knee), and LS Ryan Kuehl (calf).

Madison said his hamstring pull is not as severe as the one that cost him four games last year, but he said he is not sure when he will return.

Regarding Shockey, Coughlin said, “I don’t have an exact time or anything (when he will return). I am not sure. Hopefully as soon as possible.”

“(Sinorice) Moss has got the ankle sprain and I was hoping today, but now they are saying Thursday, maybe and not until then,” said Coughlin.

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