Joe Decide was inspired by what he noticed from Saquon Barkley in his first coaching camp observe on Monday. However that doesn’t imply the star working again, working his means again from a torn ACL, is on the quick monitor now.
The Giants nonetheless plan on taking it gradual with Barkley. After he took half in particular person drills for the second straight day on Tuesday, Barkley’s workload will probably be scaled again on Wednesday night time’s observe in entrance of followers at MetLife Stadium. Decide additionally doesn’t anticipate him to participate in any reside staff drills throughout Massive Blue’s joint practices with the Browns subsequent week in Ohio.
“Now that’s not a last deal, however I might simply say primarily based on what we all know from our medical staff and the place he’s at in his personal rehab, we’re not going to attempt to artificially speed up and get him concerned simply due to the aggressive nature spiking up,” Decide mentioned.
For now, Decide mentioned Barkley gained’t see any “aggressive drills” within the quick time period. On SiriusXM NFL Radio, normal supervisor Dave Gettleman echoed his coach, saying the staff must be “good” with how briskly it brings Barkley alongside.
Chatting with reporters for the primary time since final week’s team-wide combat, tight finish Evan Engram mentioned there have been no lingering points after the fracas. Engram had shoved security Jabrill Peppers after Xavier McKinney hit Corey Clement onerous, and fellow defensive again Logan Ryan knocked over Engram with a push within the again, sparking the melee.
“We acquired within the locker room and we have been all laughing about it and chopping it up and speaking about it,” Engram mentioned. “It’s like little brothers preventing, actually that’s the way it was. We acquired within the locker room and we made up and we had enjoyable and all of us talked it out and it was all good.”
Engram didn’t have an issue with Decide disciplining the whole staff by having everybody run sprints and do pushups after the incident.
“That’s simply Joe,” Engram mentioned. “We acquired into it, so we have now to pay for it.”
Left guard Shane Lemieux returned to reside 11-on-11 staff drills for the primary time since struggling a knee harm and getting carted off the observe area on July 29. Initially, there was concern it could possibly be a critical harm. However all Lemieux, a second-year offensive lineman, may take into consideration was desirous to get again on the sector.
“I didn’t really feel sorry for myself in any respect. It’s not like that,” mentioned Lemieux, who obtained first staff reps, as he had earlier than the harm. “I used to be fearful about, ‘crap, I didn’t get my different one-on-one rep,’ or, ‘crap, I didn’t get within the final staff interval.’ In my thoughts I used to be pondering, ‘I’m lacking worthwhile alternatives to get higher at this observe.’ That’s all that was going by means of my head.”
Because it turned out, he didn’t miss a lot time in any respect.
Offensive sort out Nate Solder suffered an undisclosed harm throughout observe and sat out the second half of the exercise.
“I’m not going to debate accidents,” he instructed The Publish. “I’ve acquired to go in and see the trainers. We’ll see what’s occurring.”
Linebacker Ryan Anderson (again) was activated from the reserve/non-football harm checklist and so was tight finish Rysen John from the reserve/COVID-19 checklist. Tight finish Tommy Stevens was waived.