Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/20/14

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)
New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty had surgery during the offseason to repair his knee and had been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list to start the season. But now he says his knee is feeling better and he expects to start practicing next week – the first week he'll be eligible to under NFL rules.   "I wish I could be available for this week," Canty said. "I feel like, as I do in all instances, I could help our football team. But that decision has been made a long time ago, and I just look forward to next week." When he found out he would be placed on the PUP list, Canty admitted to being frustrated. He said his knee had felt better than it did at the end of last season, but he also confessed that his knee is feeling much better than it did at the beginning of the season. Players that are placed on the PUP list are not allowed to play during the first six games of the season and they are allowed a three week window to begin practicing after that. For Ca...
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