September 6, 2007 New York Giants Injury Report: 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).
New York 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.
Article on DE Michael Strahan: Michael Strahan Feels Ready for Action by Ebenezer Samuel of The New York Daily News
Article on WR Amani Toomer: Amani’s Back to Help Out Eli by George Willis of The New York Post
Article on HB Brandon Jacobs: Jacobs’ Ladder 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:
- Aikman: Barber’s to Blame by Justin Terranova of The New York Post
- NBC Counting on Barber for Memorable Clips by Bob Raissman of The New York Daily News
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.”