A tough season nearing an finish included some extra aggravation Wednesday for the Giants, as icy highway situations and quite a few automotive accidents brought on large delays that left a number of gamers and a minimum of one coach sitting in visitors after they had been presupposed to be on the group facility.
“Man, I used to be on Route 3 for 4 hours this morning,’’ security Julian Love mentioned.
Late arrivals are virtually at all times met with fines, however no fines had been levied this time.
Head coach Joe Decide mentioned all of the latecomers phoned in early within the morning to alert the teaching employees that they weren’t going to make it on time.
A lot of the visitors points had been skilled by gamers driving in from Manhattan, Hoboken and Weehawken.
Jake Fromm will get one other shot at beginning at quarterback, Sunday towards Washington, as a result of Mike Glennon is out with an injured left wrist. Fromm bought his first NFL begin two weeks in the past in Philadelphia, however was so ineffective he was benched within the second half for Glennon.
“For me, any alternative to play within the NFL is a superb alternative,” Fromm mentioned.
Nothing labored out for OL Isaiah Wilson and the Giants. The previous Titans first-round draft decide was signed to the observe squad Sept. 30, however struggled to get in form and stay as much as the group requirements. He was energetic for one sport however didn’t play. Offensive line coach Rob Sale, requested final week what Wilson wanted to do to get on the sphere, mentioned, “be reliable.’’
Tuesday, the Giants reduce Wilson from the observe squad.
“We make roster strikes on a regular basis,’’ Decide mentioned. “I don’t go into each particular particular person transfer. I recognize what Isaiah did for us, want him the perfect of luck. I feel he has a chance to be knowledgeable soccer participant and I want him the perfect wherever he goes.’’
WR Kadarius Toney (shoulder) practiced on a restricted foundation. … 4 gamers had been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 listing: DL Dexter Lawrence, OT Korey Cunningham, DL Danny Shelton and WR Darius Slayton. … Rookie LB Elerson Smith (neck) was positioned on injured reserve, ending his season.
Defensive lineman Leonard Williams is that this 12 months’s winner of the George Younger-Ernie Accorsi Good Man Award, given yearly to a participant for his constant and excellent cooperation with the writers who cowl the group every day. New for 2021 is the everlasting inclusion of Accorsi’s title on the award. Accorsi was the Giants’ basic supervisor from 1998-2006.
“It means loads to me that this comes from the media, to know you had been truthful and sincere with them,” Accorsi mentioned. “I actually loved my interplay with the New York media. It was an ideal expertise, the give and take. George was a grasp at that. Something that has to do with George means loads to me.”
Williams mentioned he was stunned to win the award as a result of he usually provides the group’s media relations employees a tough time and that earlier this season he made feedback saying he did not appreciate the fans booing the Giants at home games.
“I simply didn’t suppose that I might be the Good Man,’’ he mentioned laughing.
Love completed second and Kenny Golladay was third within the voting.