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September 17, 2012 New York Giants Injury Report - David Diehl Suffers MCL Injury: OT David Diehl suffered an injury to the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his right knee in the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The severity of the injury is not yet known.

“I don’t know a heck of a lot,” said Head Coach Tom Coughlin. “I know he had some swelling and they were going to do the MRIs and all the testing. I can’t tell you anything right now.”

The Giants had a walk-thru practice yesterday. For their official injury report, they listed the following:

Did Not Practice: HB Ahmad Bradshaw (neck), WR Hakeem Nicks (foot), WR Domenik Hixon (concussion), OT David Diehl (knee), DE Adewale Ojomo (hamstring), and CB Michael Coe (hamstring).

“Coe has been in and out with his hamstring issues,” said Coughlin.

Limited: CB Prince Amukamara (ankle) and LB Keith Rivers (hamstring).

“Well, we’ll see (about Amukamara),” said Coughlin. “He did work last week as everybody knows and he did have one really good day I thought, a couple of days where we had some issues, so we’ll see how he is having been able to rest here and hopefully he’ll be a little bit stronger. Maybe perhaps play with a minimal amount of pain. We’ll just have to see.”

Full: HB Da’Rel Scott (knee).

Practice Squad Moves: The Giants have re-signed OT Matt McCants to the Practice Squad. To make room for McCants, the Giants terminated the Practice Squad contract of OC/OG Scott Wedige.

Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Monday Media Conference Call: The transcript yesterday’s media conference call with Head Coach Tom Coughlin is available at Giants.com.

Player Media Q&As: Transcripts of media conference calls with the following players are available at Giants.com:

QB Eli Manning on WFAN: The audio of yesterday’s WFAN interview with QB Eli Manning is available at CBSNewYork.com.

Article on QB Eli Manning: Giants’ Eli is Mann of the Hour by Ralph Vacchiano of The Daily News

Articles on HB Andre Brown:

Article on the Giants’ Secondary: Giants Are Concerned Their Secondary Is Giving Up Too Many Big Plays by Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger

Article on the Giants-Buccaneers Game: Breaking Down Victor Cruz’s 80-Yard Touchdown by Jonathan Bales for The New York Times

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