Found November 02, 2012 on
TweetIt looks like David Diehl will start week 9 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It remains to be seen if this will be a short term move especially when taking into account the solid play of Sean Locklear for the New York Giants.
Diehl has been a ROCK since drafted in 2003. As a rookie he started all 16 of his games and has been more than reliable for almost 10 years. This season however has been a difficult one for the veteran.
He suffered a sprained MCL the second week of the season which has hindered him. Many fans on Twitter and football boards are leaning towards Locklear as the starter. Sean has not allowed a sack in 307 snaps as a pass blocker, compare that to Diehl who allowed 2 sacks in only 44 snaps.
Offensive Line Coach Pat Flaherty informed Locklear of the decision but made it clear it was not based on his performance. He complimented Sean on his play, Locklear shared some of the conversation with Flaherty.
He said, 'You're not being benched because of your...
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Hurricane Sandy has left huge chunks of New Jersey and New York without power and the New York Giants have been affected as much as anyone else. Players had their first practice since Sunday night's physically draining 29-24 victory over the Cowboys in Dallas. The slightly altered session was held in the late afternoon instead of the morning to give assistant coaches — who...
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Giants receiver Victor Cruz (calf) fully participated in Thursday's practice after being limited Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:Cruz' calf injury was never expected to keep him out of Sunday's game. Start him and expect a bounce-back week for the Giants big-play receiver.
New Jersey is still recovering from from the devastation left behind by Sandy but one sure sign that things are slowly getting back to normal is the sound of whining returning to the New York Giants locker room.
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