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Roster Analysis Section Updated: We have updated the Roster Analysis section of the website, including write-ups on players recently added to the Giants’ roster.
Injury Update: Not practicing yesterday were WR David Tyree (wrist), FB Robert Douglas (knee), and LB Gerris Wilkinson (knee). All three will not play against Dallas on Sunday night.
LT Guy Whimper (ankle) returned to practice on a full-time basis.
Continuing to practice were CB Sam Madison (hamstring), LB Kawika Mitchell (groin), CB Kevin Dockery (hamstring), DE Adrian Awasom (hip), and OC Grey Ruegamer (ankle).
Giants Reach Injury Settlement with S Will Demps: According to press reports, the Giants have reached an injury settlement with S Will Demps, who was on Injured Reserve with a dislocated elbow injury. Demps is now free to sign with any other team though he apparently is still four weeks away from being able to play again.
Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Thurday Press Conference: The transcript of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s press conference from yesterday is available at Giants.com. The video of the media session is also available.
Media Q&A With Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo: The transcript of the media session with Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo from yesterday is available at Giants.com. The video of the media session is also available.
Media Q&A With Special Teams Coordinator Tom Quinn: The transcript of the media session with Special Teams Coordinator Tom Quinn from yesterday is available at Giants.com. The video of the media session is also available.
Video of Various Player Media Q&A Sessions: The video of the media Q&A sessions with the following players from yesterday is available at Giants.com:
Article on DE Michael Strahan: Michael Strahan Feels Ready for Action by Ebenezer Samuel of The Daily News
Article on the Secondary: Big Blue DBs Getting Ready for Prime Time by Colin Stephenson of The Star-Ledger
Article on WR Amani Toomer: Amani’s Back to Help Out Eli (Two Pages) by George Willis of The New York Post
Article on HB Brandon Jacobs: Jacobs’ Ladder (Two Pages) by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
Article on the Special Teams: Snap and Kick, Sure, but Don’t Forget About the Hold by John Branch of The New York Times
Articles on Ex-Giant Tiki Barber:
Notes and Quotes: DE Osi Umenyiora was excused from practice yesterday as his wife was giving birth.
HB Ahmad Bradshaw will return kickoffs against the Cowboys while CB R.W. McQuarters returns punts. With WR David Tyree (wrist) out, CB Aaron Ross will serve as gunner on punts.
Cowboys’ NT Jason Ferguson on HB Brandon’s Jacobs’ comments that the Giants are going to kick Dallas’ ass on Sunday night: “We’ll take care of (Jacobs) on Sunday. He won’t be talking much then.”
New Items Added to BBI Storefront: With the regular season upon us, we’ve added many new items to the BBI Storefront, especially caps, shirts, and items in the “miscellaneous” category.