Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 11/17/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 22: Michael Boley #52 of the the New York Giants celebrates after sacking quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons on November 22, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
LB Michael Boley was at practice yesterday but he got no further than the stationary bike. He is nursing a sore hamstring and it is putting a huge damper on his – and the Giants’ – immediate future. With the nemesis Eagles with Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and LeSean McCoy visiting this week, the Blue needs Boley – their only natural, veteran LB – now more than ever.  When he left midway through the game last Sunday, the Giants’ defense fell into disarray, missed some assignments and surrendered big plays to the 49ers. He seems optimistic that he will play Sunday, but the consensus is that a lot of things must fall into place in short time for that to happen….. “We’ll see,” said Boley when asked if he’ll practice this week. “Right now I’m just trying to take it slow, make sure everything is 100 per cent.” Playing is a different story. But, usually if you can practice, you can play. Boley feels that both are possibilities. “I don’t know yet. It’s still early in the week. Hav
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