Giants’ injury update: Jon Halapio’s season

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Giants’ injury update: Jon Halapio’s season

Postautor: liny195 » 14 sty 2019, 6:13

over with broken ankle The New York Giants offensive line , still trying to gel as a unit, has suffered a major loss. Center Jon Halapio, who suffered a right leg injury in Sunday night’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, is now confirmed to be out for the season. ESPN’s Jordan Raanan reported the news first, saying that Halapio has a broken ankle:Moments later, the Giants also confirmed the news , adding that Halapio will be undergoing surgery:Halapio was named the Giants’ starting center after spending all of training camp and the preseason with the first-team offensive line. His status was further cemented when the Giants traded center Brett Jones to the Minnesota Vikings for a 2019 seventh-round draft pick in August.Though never a starter before — Halapio was initially a 2014 Round 6 draft pick of the New England Patriots and bounced around the league before landing in New York in 2016 — he earned the right thanks to his hard work over the summer, his presence ruling the more expensive Jones obsolete on the Giants’ roster.Now, the Giants will have to determine his replacement ahead of next Sunday’s meeting with the Houston Texans. The most logical option is veteran John Greco, who stepped in for Halapio on Sunday night. Another is undrafted rookie Evan Brown. And if neither excite, former Los Angeles Chargers starting center Spencer Pulley could be an option. The Giants were awarded Pulley via waivers at the beginning of the season.Pulley started 16 games for the Chargers last season, while Greco has started 66 games over 11 seasons , at left guard, right guard and center, mostly for the Cleveland Browns. Brown had 47 collegiate starts for Southern Methodist University, at center and right guard. At the very least, the Giants have options. But it’s not good news that their hand-picked center is lost for the season well before the offensive line — and the offense as a whole — has been able to build an identity together. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports is reporting that the New York Giants have been receiving trade offers for superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.The report isn’t surprising, as the Giants have signaled to the rest of the NFL that they are open for business and willing to listen to trade offers. The Giants trading Beckham away would , however, be surprising. The team just signed Beckham to a blockbuster 5-year contract this year, and he remains one of the very best receivers in the entire NFL. Beckham’s age and the length of his contract means that he would be under contract and in the prime of his career when the Giants make their eventual move from Eli Manning to the next quarterback. Whoever that might be would likely be landing in a much better environment to succeed with Beckham than without him. However, the language of the report, as well as Dave Gettleman’s hesitance to embrace Beckham on the team and Pat Shurmur’s public rebuff of Beckham’s public criticism should give pause. It might not be written in stone that Beckham is looked at by the Giants’ brass as a cornerstone piece of the next era of Giants’ offensive football.
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