The Giants announced they’ve signed quarterback Rusty Smith, who played four seasons as a backup in Tennessee.
The Giants are scheduled to play in a maximum of five prime-time games, including the season opener on Sept. 8 which will be at Detroit on Monday night, and then another Monday night game, this one at home against the Colts on Nov. 3.
According to a report by Fox Sports 1, New York Giants safety Will Hill, the extremely talented safety whose professional career has been marred by two league-imposed suspensions related to violations of the NFL policies on performance enhancement and illegal substances, is facing another league-imposed suspension.
With starting quarterback Eli Manning sidelined for at least the next five weeks as he recovers from recent ankle surgery, the Giants added former Buccaneer and Viking signal caller Josh Freeman to provide an extra arm for the team’s upcoming OTAs and for training camp.
The move was first reported by Fox Sports 1.
In a surprising bit of news, the New York Giants announced that quarterback Eli Manning was to undergo a debridement of his left ankle this afternoon in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Robert Anderson will perform the procedure.