Injuries Continue to Linger
OL Chris Snee (concussion), RB Brandon Jacobs (knee), DE Justin Tuck (neck, groin), LS Zak DeOssie (concussion) and FB Henry Hynoski (burner) all sat out of practice today.
C David Baas (neck), DE Osi Umenyiora (knee) and LB Michael Boley (knee) all practiced.
Head coach Tom Coughlin did not seem encouraged by Brandon Jacobs’ progress – or lack thereof. He thought Jacobs would be back on the field by now. Not so…
“Obviously in the beginning I was not thinking it would be an issue like this,” Coughlin said. “He had swelling so they tried to keep him off his feet so he doesn’t swell. He gets treatment all day long but so far it hasn’t really taken care of the swelling.”
DeOssie has still not been cleared to play. Snee is doubtful. Coughlin said the team would wait and see how DeOssie progressed before bringing in a long-snapper. The team has one open roster spot to fill. Another scenario is to have Jim Cordle handle the snaps.
Justin Tuck said he was feel...