T-Rock's Take on the Giants
David Baas fought through multiple offseason surgeries to be ready for the start of training camp, an accomplishment he was very proud of. Since the season started, though, it’s been injury after injury. Today, the starting center was put on season-ending injured reserve after re-injuring his knee in Monday night’s game against the Vikings.
Baas played only one full game this season. He missed...Read more »
Da’Rel Scott was the Giants’ starting running back on Sunday and by some statistical measures was the most productive member of the team’s backfield. Now he’s gone.
Scott was waived to make room on the roster for Dallas Reynolds, a center who most recently played for the Eagles and could be in line to replace David Baas with the Giants if Baas’ neck injury does not improve. Jim Cordle started...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 »
A day after one of the worst showings by the Giants offensive line in some time, two veteran pieces of the group had MRIs to determine if they can continue to play.
Guard Chris Snee and center David Baas, both of whom underwent offseason surgery, were examined on Monday. Snee is coming off hip surgery this offseason while Baas, who missed the opening game with a sprained MCL and had several...Read more »
Remember about 20 hours ago when the Giants’ offensive line had a new look? Scratch that one.
The Giants will return to the lab to concoct another five-man compound on their offensive line after veteran tackle-turned-guard David Diehl was diagnosed with instability in his right thumb which will require surgery. Diehl will be out for six weeks, meaning that another gap on the line must be filled.
Yesterday...Read more »
It looks like Justin Pugh will be part of the reconfigured offensive line that deals with the absence of David Baas for the next few weeks.
Pugh’s agent tweeted out congratulations to his client this afternoon, saying that Pugh had been named a starter. While the Giants have not made that or any decision official, it seems likely that they will move Kevin Boothe from left guard to center,...Read more »
There’s still no concrete diagnosis for David Baas, but the initial thinking is that the starting center suffered a sprained MCL on the third snap of the preseason game against the Colts. While that is relatively good news – it could have been worse, much worse, season-ending ACL worse – it does put Baas’ availability for the opener in jeopardy. Three weeks from tonight the Giants will be playing...Read more »
Every player who has offseason surgery has the same goal: Back for the start of camp.
Not everyone makes it. Chris Snee and Terrell Thomas didn’t. They landed on PUP. But David Baas did.
The starting center was delivering the ball to Eli Manning after missing all of the offseason program recovering from what he only described as “surgeries.” He told Giants.com that his goal was to make...Read more »
Jason Pierre-Paul did not look like a person who underwent back surgery this summer and could miss the start of the regular season. He was doing some running on the fields at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center today and seemed to be pain-free and moving at a decent clip.
Still, the Giants put him on the physically-unable to perform list to start training camp.
You down with PUP?
Tom...Read more »