PITTSBURGH - Neither the New York Giants nor the Pittsburgh Steelers know who will be their starting running back when the regular season begins.
The New York Giants lost wide receiver Kris Adams to injury early in the second half of their preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday night. On the second play from scrimmage of the third quarter, Adams slipped on a pass thrown to him by quarterback Curtis Painter. Adams was being covered by Steelers’ cornerback…
Aug 10 (The Sports Xchange) - New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks will not suit up for Saturday night's preseason opener against the host Pittsburgh Steelers, the Giants announced. Tuck has missed the team's last two practices with lingering back pain. Tuck told the New York Daily News the injury was not serious. Coach Tom Coughlin said he was surprised by it. "Really, nobody saw this coming," Coughlin said. "All of a sudden, his back was stiff and tight. He's doing what he can now to get that thing back to where it should be so he can get back to work. ...
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks will not suit up for Saturday night's preseason opener against the host Pittsburgh Steelers, the Giants announced.
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks will not suit up for Saturday night's preseason opener against the host Pittsburgh Steelers, the Giants announced.
COMMENTARY | The first preseason game and the last preseason game are all about the backup players -- their first chance to impress the coaches and their final push to make the 53-man roster. The New York Giants open their preseason August 10 against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will undergo shoulder surgery, the team announced via Twitter on Friday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will have surgery on Monday to repair an injury in his right shoulder and is out indefinitely.
Slow day around NFL training camps, but that's because 28 NFL teams will play a preseason game tonight or tomorrow night. • Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will have his appeal hearing for his four-game suspension on Aug. 15, Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports. Miller is facing a suspension for allegedly violating the league's substance abuse policy. According to Klis, the format of the appeals hearing has not yet been determined. • Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Dennis Kelly will miss the preseason after undergoing back surgery , Geoff Mosher of CSN Philadelphia notes. Kelly started 10 games last season and with Jason Peters also battling an injury, journeyman Allen Barbre is currently the Eagles' top left tackle. • Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress was carted off the practice field on Thursday with a right arm injury. According to multiple reports, Burress was going for a jump ball with a pair of defenders and landed his arm. • Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey returned to practice after spraining his knee earlier this week, Mike Wells of ESPN.com reports. • Blaine Gabbert will start at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday night, head coach Gus Bradley announced. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew is healthy, but will not play.
COMMENTARY | The New York Giants will open their preseason against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday, August 10 at Heinz Field. With the starters usually in action for only the first series of the game, the backup rookies and veterans will have the majority of the playing time, and, in turn, will receive the majority of the headlines.

« Previous PageNext Page »