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Giants’ Tyrod Taylor ‘sore’ after taking hard hit against Jets

It seems the Giants averted a major problem with backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who was knocked out of Sunday’s sport within the first half with a again harm after Jets rookie defensive finish Micheal Clemons landed hard on him after a accomplished cross.

Giants head coach Brian Daboll after the sport stated he spoke to Taylor within the locker room and insisted he can be OK. That analysis didn’t change on Monday, although Daboll stated Taylor remained “sore.”

“He’ll be OK,” Daboll stated Monday. “I think it’ll take a few days here. He landed pretty hard. He’s just sore.”


The Giants, forward of Tuesday’s roster cutdown to 53 gamers, on Monday made seven strikes, starting with the waiving of kicker Ryan Santoso, who had been signed final week as an emergency leg with starter Graham Gano in concussion protocol for Sunday’s preseason finale against the Jets.

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When requested if the waiving of Santoso, who made each of his field-goal makes an attempt against the Jets — the primary a 36-yarder to tie the sport at 3-3 within the first quarter and the second a 49-yarder that gave the Giants a 27-24 lead with 2:02 remaining within the sport — was a sign that Gano is able to go for the season opener, Daboll stated, “It’s trending in that direction.”

He added, “Santoso did a very good job [Sunday].’’

The different gamers waived Monday included OLs Josh Rivas and Eric Smith, DBs Olaijah Griffin and Yusuf Corker, and WRs Keelan Doss and Travis Toivonen.

“These had been the quick guys that we talked to [Monday] morning, after which we’ll have some extra discussions as we go all through the night time and into [Tuesday],’’ Daboll stated.

The Giants have till 4 p.m. Tuesday to pare the roster from the present 73 gamers to 53 and Daboll stated it’s seemingly the Giants make these strikes previous to a follow that’s scheduled to start at 1:45 p.m.


The Giants will follow Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday earlier than Daboll offers the gamers the lengthy weekend off forward of the start of prep for the Sept. 11 season opener on the Titans.

“We’re going to proceed to concentrate on our fundamentals and do issues we have to do to enhance as a soccer staff and make corrections off of the tape [from the Jets game] and compete against each other for this subsequent week,’’ Daboll stated.


Daboll, whose staff has been hammered with accidents this summer time, stated he deliberate to seek the advice of with the “sports activities science guys’’ to see whether or not he’ll follow the staff in full pads one of many three days this week.

“The huge factor goes to be about fundamentals,’’ Daboll stated. “So, tackling, basic drills on tackling, throwing, catching, blocking inside-out. All the issues that it is advisable to be good at notably within the early a part of the seasons.’’

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