Justin Pugh’s return this season simply obtained an entire lot cloudier.
The Giants offensive lineman underwent an MRI on his again on Wednesday after being unable to complete the final interval of follow.
Pugh, who didn’t apply Thursday and has missed the final three video games, believes he might have returned to the apply subject a bit too shortly.
“I do not need to put (the opposite linemen) in a nasty spot,” he stated. “I backed off a bit of bit and we’ll see the way it goes.”
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Pugh believes he’s each day however nonetheless wants to talk with the docs relating to a choice to close him down for the remainder of the season.
“Simply ensuring I am wholesome and that is sort of the place we’re going,” he stated. “Do not need to make it even worse. It isn’t on the level now the place I’ll want surgical procedure however we do not need to get it to that time.”
Giants co-proprietor Steve Tisch was noticed observing follow on Thursday.
Tisch, who doesn’t often spend a lot time on the group facility, appeared cheery as he made his approach across the constructing and was having lunch with fellow co-proprietor John Mara.
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Tisch didn’t converse to the media whereas strolling by at first of follow.
Earlier this season when two nameless Giants complained about Ben McAdoo, one of many complaints was that he was working the staff into the bottom the day earlier than video games.
It appears that evidently will not be the case beneath Spagnuolo.
The interim head coach is making an adjustment to the staff’s weekend apply routine.
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Beneath McAdoo, Friday can be handled as a walkthrough and the group would as an alternative have a “launch day” on Saturday the place they might go eighty %.
Spagnuolo stated Friday will probably be a brief apply specializing in the pink zone whereas having a walkthrough on Saturday.