Originally written on My Sports Rumors  |  Last updated 10/19/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 12: Barry Cofield of the New York Giants celebrates with team mate Chris Canty after sacking Matt Moore of the Carolina Panthers during the NFL season opener at New Meadowlands Stadium on September 12, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
In a somewhat surprising move today the New York Giants placed defensive tackle Chris Canty on the Physically Unable to Performance list. Even Canty was very surprised by the mood and didn’t sound to happy about it. “I’m not going to say I saw it coming,” Canty said. “Obviously I was optimistic about it. I feel good. I feel in pretty good shape considering all the factors. I stand by the position my knee is better than it was November, December, January of last season. But ultimately this was a decision that was made in the best interest of the football team.” (NY Daily News) “If you were to ask me (back then), ‘Would I start the season on PUP?’ I’d say there’s no chance,” Canty said. “But here I am. It is what it is. Yeah, it is disappointing. But at the end of the day what can you do?”(NY Daily News) Canty had off season surgery on his knee and hasn’t been able to practice with the team yet. With only ten days to go till the season opener it’s been looking pretty likely t
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