EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have been hit exhausting by a run of accidents for the staff’s facilities.
Coach Brian Daboll stated Friday the Giants won’t have starter Jon Feliciano (strained muscle) and backups Ben Bredeson (elbow), Garrett McGhin (strained muscle), Jamil Douglas (ankle) and Shane Lemieux (foot) after they host Cincinnati of their second preseason sport Sunday night time.
The accidents will drive Max Garcia, who had been working with the primary staff at left guard, to maneuver to heart.
The Giants signed offensive lineman Chris Owens and introduced again guard Josh Rivas, who was waived on Sunday. Owens is an undrafted rookie who performed each deal with and heart for Alabama final season.
Offensive line coach Bobby Johnson stated Friday the one time he has skilled a harm run at heart was when he was teaching at Indiana.
“It’s probably just a fluke that it’s all the centers right now,” Johnson stated. “But that’s why it’s always important to cross-train guys. That’s why I stress cross training, not only center-guard, but guard-tackle. If a guy can play all five, play all five, because you never know what’s going to happen.”
Garcia has been a guard in his first seven years within the NFL, however he has labored some at heart.
Tackle Devery Hamilton, a first-year professional from Duke, additionally has taken snaps at heart and can in all probability get time Sunday, together with Owens and whoever the workers decides to audition.
Daboll stated he expects quarterback Daniel Jones to face the Bengals, however that may change or be shortened with the accidents at heart.
“Max will be fine. Max will be prepared,” Johnson stated. “He’s a veteran, but if it’s not Max, it would be somebody else.”
The Giants did get line of defense coach Andre Patterson again this week after he missed the beginning of camp with an undisclosed sickness.
Patterson stated he was not in a position to assist early in camp however he has stayed in contact with Daboll and assistant line coach Bryan Cox. He additionally began reviewing video from follow and frolicked on the telephone with gamers, telling them what he wished them to do.
NOTES: In addition to the facilities, Daboll stated G Josh Ezeudu, RBs Matt Breida and Gary Brightwell, TEs Ricky Seals-Jones and Andre Miller, WRs Sterling Shepard, Kadarius Toney and Darius Slayton, LBs Ellerson Smith and Jihad Ward, and DBs Dane Belton, Cor’Dale Flott and Rodarius Williams won’t play Sunday.
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