Temple University Will Offer Head Coaching Job to Matt Rhule: According to press reports, Temple University has decided to offer their head coaching vacancy to Giants’ Assistant Offensive Line Coach Matt Rhule. OwlScoop.com is reporting that Rhule is expected to accept the offer and a press conference to announce the hiring has been set for Monday.
December 14, 2012 New York Giants Injury Report – Bradshaw, Amukamara, Phillips, Sash Out: HB Ahmad Bradshaw (knee/foot), CB Prince Amukamara (hamstring), S Kenny Phillips (knee), and S Tyler Sash (hamstring) did not practice yesterday. All four players have been officially ruled out of the game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
WR Hakeem Nicks (knee) and LB Michael Boley (back) practiced on a limited basis. Nicks is “probable” for the game while Boley is “questionable.”
“I think it was Wednesday morning (that Boley’s back problems started),” said Head Coach Tom Coughlin. “But he’s fine. I think he’ll be fine.”
DE Jason Pierre-Paul (back), OC David Baas (shoulder), and TE Travis Beckum (knee) fully practiced. All three players are “probable” for the game.
Giants.com Q&A With Head Coach Tom Coughlin: The Coughlin Corner: Heading to Atlanta by Michael Eisen of Giants.com
Player Media Q&As: Transcripts and video clips of media Q&As with the following players are available at Giants.com:
Article on HB David Wilson: Showing Tireless Speed, Giants Rookie Gets Second Shot by Tom Pedulla of The New York Times
Article on WR Victor Cruz: Victor Cruz Has Something to Prove by Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com
Article on TE Martellus Bennett: Bennett Patterns Game After Falcons Great by George Willis of The New York Post
Articles on the Defensive Line:
- Giants’ Defensive Line in No Rush to Panic by Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record
- Giants’ Justin Tuck Prefers to Get `Down’ in NASCAR Pass Rush Package by Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger
Article on CB Jayron Hosley: Giants Need Rookie DB Jayron Hosley to Step Up by Andrew Gross of The Bergen Record