Giants Claim CB Chykie Brown Off of Waivers: The New York Giants claimed cornerback Chykie Brown off of waivers from the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday. Brown was originally drafted by the Ravens in the 5th round of the 2011 NFL Draft. In four seasons with the Ravens, Brown played in 46 regular-season games with two starts. He has decent size and athletic ability but he struggled in Baltimore.
The Giants also officially placed CB Prince Amukamara on season-ending Injured Reserve.
Practice Squad Moves: The New Orleans Saints signed offensive tackle Nick Becton off of the Giants’ Practice Squad. To fill that vacancy, the Giants signed safety Kyle Sebetic to the Practice Squad. Sebetic was originally signed by the Giants as an undrafted rookie free agent after the 2014 NFL Draft. The Giants waived him on August 26.
November 5, 2014 New York Giants Injury Report: RB Rashad Jennings (knee), OG Weston Richburg (ankle), DE Mathias Kiwanuka (knee), and P Steve Weatherford (ankle/back) did not practice on Wednesday.
“(Jennings has done running, straight ahead,” Head Coach Tom Coughlin said. “I think he started to do some cutting, but I don’t know if there is a full menu or diet of that coming. He is running though.”
“(Richburg) is, I think, progressing,” said Coughlin. “(Senior Vice President of Medical Services) Ronnie (Barnes) said that he was pleased with the way he was and it is going to end up being day-to-day…They called it a sprain.”
CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (back/hamstring) and DT Cullen Jenkins (calf) practiced on a limited basis.
November 5, 2014 Tom Coughlin Press Conference: The transcript of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Wednesday’s conference call is available at Giants.com.
November 5, 2014 New York Giants Player Media Q&As: Transcripts of media conference calls on Wednesday with the following players are available at Giants.com:
QB Eli Manning on WFAN: The audio of Tuesday’s WFAN interview with QB Eli Manning is available at CBS New York.
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Notes: The Giants are the only team in the NFL that has had every one of its games this season decided by more than seven points. The final margin in their three victories was 13, 31, and 10 points. The difference in their five defeats was 21, 11, 27, 10,and 16 points.