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NFL Injury Report:
An MRI confirmed that New York Giants safety Stevie Brown has a torn ACL and will miss the 2013 season, the team announced Sunday. The injury was originally diagnosed as a sprained knee.
Ryan Mundy will likely take over the starting role at free safety with Brown being placed on the season ending injured reserve list. Fellow safety Antrel Rolle is still recovering from a sprained ankle but is expected to be healthy in time to play Week 1 against the Dallas Cowboys.
The Giants will certainly miss Brown's presence this season. In 2012 he recorded a team high eight interceptions, and a league leading 307 interception return yards. He appeared to be picking up right where he left off last season before sustaining the injury while returning an interception from New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith. Luckily for the Giants, they acquired Mundy via free agency during the offseason. Mundy is very serviceable as a starting safety, but the Giants defense will much less dynamic without Brown's ball hawking skills.
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It may seem G-Men faithful would like to forget this year’s preseason.
Before the preseason, Jason Pierre-Paul gets injured. Then, during preseason, starters David Diehl, Antrel Rolle, Henry Hynoski, David Baas, and Victor Cruz all get injuries hindering their preseason activities. New additions Justin Pugh and Damontre Moore also sustained injuries. And now, the Giants reliable...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Giants safety Stevie Brown did in fact suffer a torn ACL during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Jets. Giants S Stevie Brown tore his ACL, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 25, 2013 Brown was a breakout player for the Giants last season after racking up 8 interceptions last season. You have to wonder if...
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Stevie Brown was an animal for me last season in Fantasy Football, but after yesterday’s preseason game against the Jets that will not be able to happen this year. According to Adam Schefter the Gaints safety will be done for quite some time after suffering a season ended injury. @AdamSchefter: Giants S Stevie Brown tore […]
NY Giants safety, Stevie Brown, left Saturday night’s game vs. the Jets with a knee injury.
S Stevie Brown has a knee sprain, according to the Giants. … Good initial news, but you can bet that he'll have an MRI in the morning #NYG
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) August 24, 2013
Albert Breer of NFL Network reports that the New York Giants FS Stevie Brown might have torn his ACL.
A torn ACL would undoubtedly mean that Brown would be out for the entire season and force Ryan Mundy to fill the void while the Giants decide on what to do.
Brown went down on Saturday’s night game against the Jets in a non-contact play. Brown is scheduled to have an MRI today...
The New York Giants secondary took a hit on Sunday after the announcement that starting free safety Stevie Brown will be sidelined for the year with a torn ACL, according to ESPN’s Adam Shefter. Brown is the newest addition to a long list of players going down this preseason with ACL injuries. Brown, who led [...]
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New York Giants starting safety Stevie Brown finished second in the league with eight interceptions last year. He was unable to finish the preseason game against the Jets, however, as he suffered a sprained knee during an interception return. Second year cornerback Jayron Hosley also left the game with a sprained ankle. Hosley was expected to see playing time in nickel and dime packages...
Giants safety Stevie Brown is done for the season with a torn left ACL, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com.Fantasy Spin:Brown suffered the injury without contact during Saturday's preseason game. He had eight picks, 76 tackles, two forced fumbles and 11 passes deflected last season and is a major loss for New York's defense.
Tough break for the Giants and Brown.
He tore his ACL after intercepting a pass from Geno Smith.
Giants S Stevie Brown tore his ACL, per league source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 25, 2013
New York Giants safety Stevie Brown sprained his left knee on an
interception return late in the first quarter and had to be helped
off the field.
There seems to be a reoccurring theme for the New York Giants this preseason. When a player comes back from an injury, another player sustains one. The trend continued in Saturday night's 24-21 overtime loss to the New York Jets.
Cornerback Terrell Thomas took the field for the first time in two years Saturday night. Thomas missed the last two seasons with two ACL tears. Thomas...
Ryan Mundy is no longer waiting for an NFL starting job. The New York Giants just gave him one.
Mundy, a free safety, was given the gig Saturday night when Stevie Brown tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Brown was returning an interception in the Giants' 24-21 overtime loss to the Jets.
The injury was fluky. Brown planted his foot and his knee gave out. And...
With the possibility of Stevie Brown being done for the season with a torn ACL, the New York Giants may want bring back Kenny Phillips who’s expected to be released this week.
Phillips has been dealing with knee issues since signing with the Eagles. He’s also been nursing a quad injury, but the Giants might be able to use him if he can stay healthy.
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