Giants Reportedly Will Place Andre Brown on Temporary Injured Reserve: Though not officially announced, according to various press reports, the Giants will place RB Andre Brown (fractured leg) on the Injured Reserve/Designated-to-Return List, or short-term Injured Reserve as it is more commonly known.
Once on this list, Brown will not be able to practice for six weeks and he will not be allowed back on the active roster for eight weeks. Since the Giants have a bye in Week 9, it would basically mean that Brown would be out until Week 10 of the regular season.
Giants Conduct Workouts, Possibly Add OL to Practice Squad: As is their usual practice during the season, the Giants worked out a fairly sizable group of veterans on Tuesday. The group reportedly included veteran running backs Jonathan Dwyer (ex-Steelers), Beanie Wells (ex-Cardinals), and Leon Washington (ex-Patriots); and offensive linemen Zebrie Sanders (ex-Bills) and Steven Baker (ex-Chiefs). Indeed, there are reports that Baker has actually been added to the Giants’ Practice Squad, though that has yet to be confirmed.
The Star-Ledger is also reporting that the Giants maintain interest in RB Tim Hightower (ex-Redskins). The Daily News is reporting that the Giants have reached out to the agents for running backs Ryan Grant (ex-Packers) and Kevin Smith (ex-Lions).
Antrel Rolle on WFAN: The audio of Tuesday’s WFAN interview with S Antrel Rolle is available CBSNewYork.com
Giants on ESPN Radio: Audio clips of interviews with the following players on Monday are available on ESPN.com:
Articles on QB Eli Manning:
- Despite NY Giants’ Questions, Eli Manning Can Lead Team as Contender by Ralph Vacchiano of The Daily News
- Eli Manning’s Kryptonite: The ‘Tampa 2′ Defense by Jonathan Clegg of The Wall Street Journal
Article on WR Hakeem Nicks: Hakeem Nicks is Being Very Careful by Dan Graziano of ESPN.com