Feb 082012
 
 February 8, 2012  Posted by  News and Notes

Both Jake Ballard and Travis 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:

Video of Giants at MetLife Stadium Rally: Video clips of the following player interviews following the MetLife Stadium rally are available at Giants.com:

  • HB Brandon Jacobs (Video)
  • WR Hakeem Nicks (Video)
  • DEs Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora (Video)

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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