Both Ballard and Beckum Tore ACLs: The Giants announced yesterday that TE Jake Ballard tore the ACL in his left knee during the Super Bowl. The team announced during the Super Bowl that TE Travis Beckum tore the ACL in his right knee.
Because the rehabilitation process is so lengthy for ACL surgery, it is likely that neither player will be available to the Giants for the 2012 season.
OT David Diehl also revealed yesterday that he played much of the season with a broken left hand.
OT Will Beatty (surgery for detached retina) says he expects to be 100 percent for the 2012 season.
Articles on the Parade and Rally:
- Super Celebration for Big Blue! by Michael Eisen of Giants.com
- Champion Giants Celebrate in NYC by Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com
- Giants Taken Aback by Sea of Fans at MetLife Stadium by Jeff Roberts of The Bergen Record
Video of Giants at City Hall: Video clips of yesterday’s presentations by the following Giants at City Hall in New York City are available at ESPN.com:
Video of Giants at MetLife Stadium Rally: Video clips of the following player interviews following the MetLife Stadium rally are available at Giants.com:
Giants on WFAN: Audio clips of yesterday’s WFAN interviews with Head Coach Tom Coughlin and the following players available at CBSNewYork.com:
- Head Coach Tom Coughlin (Audio)
- QB Eli Manning (Audio)
- HB Ahmad Bradshaw (Audio)
- DE Jason Pierre-Paul (Audio)
- DE Osi Umenyiora (Audio)
- DE Dave Tollefson (Audio)
- S Antrel Rolle (Audio)
QB Eli Manning on “Late Night with David Letterman”: The video of QB Eli Manning’s Monday appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” is available at Giants.com.
Article on OT David Diehl: Giants’ David Diehl Played in Super Bowl XLVI with Injured Hand by Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger
Article on DE Osi Umenyiora: Giants’ Osi Umenyiora Enjoying Super Bowl Triumph While Contract Situation Looms by Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger
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