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PRACTICE SQUAD MOVES…
The New York Giants have signed offensive tackle Brian Mihalik to the Practice Squad. The 26-year old, 6’9”, 315-pound Mihalik was originally drafted in the 7th round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. A collegiate defensive end converted to offensive tackle, Mihalik has spent time with the Eagles (2015), Pittsburgh Steelers (2016), and Detroit Lions (2016-2017). Mihalik played in 15 games with two starts for the Lions in 2017.
“I was with Brian back in Philly, actually, and he’s played a little bit in the NFL and we like him, so we just added him to the practice squad,” said Head Coach Pat Shurmur. “We’re always looking to make changes and get better so, this is a guy that we like.”
To make room for Mihalik, the Giants terminated the Practice Squad of linebacker Calvin Munson.
NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY REPORT…
Not practicing on Thursday due to injury was linebacker Olivier Vernon (high ankle sprain).
Running back Wayne Gallman (knee) and linebacker Tae Davis (hamstring) were limited in practice.
Wide receiver Sterling Shepard (back) fully practiced.
Cornerback Janoris Jenkins left practice early due to a family issue.
A visibly distraught Janoris Jenkins left practice very early today for what the team described as a "family situation." Pat Shurmur consoled him before he left.
— Tom Rock (@TomRock_Newsday) September 13, 2018
THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:
- Offensive Coordinator Mike Shula (Video)
- Defensive Coordinator James Bettcher (Video)
- Special Teams Coordinator Thomas McGaughey (Video)
THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:
WHAT’S UP NEXT…
The Giants practice again on Friday in preparation for Sunday night’s away game against the Dallas Cowboys.