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Giants’ Beat Writer Practice Reports: The following are brief practice reports provided by the NY/NJ beat writers who cover the Giants:
- Star-Ledger Morning Report
- Star-Ledger Afternoon Report
- Daily News Morning Report
- Daily News Afternoon Report
- Newsday Morning Report
- Newsday Afternoon Report
Injury Report: Not practicing yesterday were WR Plaxico Burress (ankle), LB Gerris Wilkinson (knee – PUP), WR David Tyree (knee – PUP), QB David Carr (foot – NFI), and OL Jonathan Palmer (quad – PUP).
Head Coach Tom Coughlin said yesterday that Burress has a legitimate ankle injury and it is hoped that he will be back on the practice field by the middle of the upcoming week.
CB Sam Madison (sports hernia) and LB Zak DeOssie (back) did not practice in the morning, but did so in the afternoon.
Giants Waive DT Nate Robinson: The Giants have waived/injured DT Nate Robinson, who suffered a hamstring injury on Friday. Because of this move, we have updated the Transactions, Roster, and Depth Chart sections of the website.
Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Post-Morning Practice Press Conference: The transcript of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s post-morning practice press conference from yesterday is available at Giants.com. The video of the press conference is also available.
Player Media Q&As: The transcripts and/or audio of the media Q&A with various players from yesterday are available at Giants.com:
Article on the 2008 Giants: Are You Kidding? Super Bowl Champs Still Feel Disrespected by Don Banks of SportsIllustrated.com
Article on Head Coach Tom Coughlin: Living and Learning, Changing and Winning by George Vecsey of The New York Times
Article on QB Eli Manning: Jerry Reese: Eli Manning’s For Real by Ralph Vacchiano of The Daily News
Article on the Giants’ Passing Game: Giants Going Long by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
Article on TE Kevin Boss: Giants’ Boss Doing Fine in His No. 2 Sport by Sam Borden of The Journal News
Article on DE/LB Mathias Kiwanuka: Kiwanuka Can Relate to Shockey by Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger
Editorial on TE Jeremy Shockey: Pro&Con: Did the Giants Make the Right Decision by Trading Jeremy Shockey? by Mike Dougherty and Terrence Watson of The Journal News
Notes: With Plaxico Burress out, Domenik Hixon has been playing at first-team split end.
S Craig Dahl, who was waived by the Giants earlier in the offseason after tearing his ACL late in the 2007 season, is in Albany and may be re-signed by the Giants.
There are no practices today.