T-Rock's Take on the Giants
Even though they are unlikely to re-sign with the Giants, two veteran cornerbacks plan to continue their NFL careers. If, of course, they can find a team to take them.
Corey Webster and Aaron Ross, both of whom ended the 2013 season on injured reserve and both of whom will be free agents in March, are expecting to hit the market and play elsewhere in 2014. There had been some speculation that...Read more »
The Corey Webster Watch ends not with a return to the field but with him being placed on injured reserve and unlikely to ever return to the field, at least with the Giants.
Webster, who played in just four games this season and none since Oct. 27 against the Eagles, is in the final year of his contract. He took a substantial paycut to remain with the team this season, but groin, hip and, lastly,...Read more »
Hakeem Nicks was showing no lingering effects of the abdominal injury that sidelined him last week. The wide receiver was catching fade passes from the quarterbacks during warmups in today’s practice, stretching high for the football in a move that would seem to be impossible (or at least uncomfortable) with any kind of serious strain to the midsection.
Nicks seemed happy to be on the field....Read more »
Corey Webster (groin) practiced a few snaps on Wednesday but was sidelined on Thursday. Aaron Ross (back) hasn’t practiced all week. Jayron Hosley (hamstring) will probably won’t play on Sunday.
The Giants are running out of healthy cornerbacks. If none of those three can play on Sunday, Trumaine McBride might wind up starting opposite Prince Amukamara. The team does have Terrell Thomas, who...Read more »
There was no sign of relief for the Giants’ offensive line at practice today.
Neither Chris Snee (hip) nor David Baas (neck) were on the field with the team during the portion of the workout open to the media. With one more day of practice remaining, there continues to be slimmer and slimmer chances that the two veterans will be ready to play on Sunday in Kansas City.
David Diehl did...Read more »
Well, I don’t think THAT was scripted on the scouting cards.
Most of practice was played off of the diagrams that the coaches make up to prepare for the upcoming opponent, so there was very little in the way of live action. Guys were playing hard and there were some interesting things to note, but most of it was just working on fits and placements in shells.
Practice ended...Read more »
Well, the big news of the day was Antrel Rolle going down with an ankle injury, the severity of which has yet to be determined. But practice went on without him once he was carted off and the flow of injured players returning to the field and those leaving it continued.
Let’s start with the ones who returned to action. Chris Snee (hip) was taking pretty much all of the first-team reps at right...Read more »
Hopefully you read Bob Glauber’s column today where Corey Webster talks about wanting the Giants’ defense to be the best in the league.
But Webster was also pouring superlatives on himself. Even after what many (Most? Everyone but him?) saw as a disappointing 2012 season.
“I still think I’m one of the best,” Webster said. “I think I’m a great cornerback. I go out there and compete and...Read more »