Found August 22, 2012 on Giants Football Today:

AP

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is being held out of this week’s preseason game against the Bears due to back spasms.

Back spasms for JPP. He won’t play on Friday.

— Patricia Traina (@Patricia_Traina) August 22, 2012

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin did say that if this was a regular season game, JPP would be playing, they’re holding him out this week as a precaution.

Coughlin said JPP will not play Friday. Says this is more precautionary. Would practice and play if it were the regular season. #nyg

— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 22, 2012

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