Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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When news broke on Monday that New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas was not scheduled for surgery and would instead rehab his knee injury, there was no initial timetable offered that would indicate a target date for his return. However, a source with knowledge of the situation later informed Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger that Thomas could return to the field in as little as three weeks, and possibly even be ready to play the Dallas Cowboys on September 5th. A 3-5 weeks timetable seems incredibly optimistic given how dire this situation seemed only a few short days ago, but after three different opinions on his knee, both Thomas and the Giants are now feeling quite optimistic. But, of course, his targeted return could be affected should the veteran cornerback face any sort of setbacks during his rehab. “He’ll jump into a rehab program,” Tom Coughlin said on Monday. “We’ll watch him very, very closely, we’ll hopefully accelerate the strengthening of the knee and see how s...
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