【N.J】 Giants with out 4 starters in house opener towards Carolina Panthers; Kadarius Toney (hamstring) taking part in – New Jersey News

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The Giants, as anticipated, have been with out 4 starters, for his or her house opener towards the Carolina Panthers Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

The staff knew early within the week that cornerback Aaron Robinson could be out after having his appendix eliminated Wednesday morning. Rookie Cor’Dale Flott, who didn’t play a defensive down within the season-opening win at Tennessee, was anticipated to begin in Robinson’s place.

Rookie Wan’Dale Robinson, No. 1 on the Giants’ depth chart at slot receiver, was additionally dominated out Friday after struggling a knee damage early within the opener towards the Titans. Richie James crammed in once more for Robinson after a formidable Giants debut towards the Titans final Sunday.

It was additionally fairly clear that the staff must play a second straight week with out beginning outdoors linebackers Kayvon Thibodeaux (knee) and Azeez Ojulari (calf). Each gamers have been listed as uncertain on the damage report following restricted apply participation for the week. Jihad Ward and Oshane Ximines began rather than Thibodeaux and Ojulari once more after robust outings within the Week 1 win over the Titans.

Receiver Kadarius Toney, in the meantime, is taking part in after being listed as questionable with a hamstring damage Friday.

Rookie security Dane Belton, the staff’s fourth-round choose, dressed for the primary time after lacking the opener with a fractured collarbone that he suffered early in coaching camp.

The wholesome scratches Sunday have been operating again Antonio Williams, offensive lineman Tyre Phillips and defensive again Jason Pinnock, who had a fumble restoration on a punt within the season opener.

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Bob Brookover might be reached at rbrookover@versuszone.com

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