EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was certainly a sight for sore eyes for the Giants to see their damage report with out a single participant on it on Friday, forward of their wild card spherical showdown with the Minnesota Vikings. Meaning the Giants could have everyone out there for them, including Adoree’ Jackson who had been the one actual query mark for Sunday.
Earlier within the day, head coach Brian Daboll had informed reporters that issues had been transferring within the “right direction,” however remained coy on whether or not he would play.
“He did good. We’ll give him another day out here and hopefully it’s moving in the right direction,” Daboll stated earlier than the crew’s last follow earlier than leaving for Minnesota on Saturday.
When a reporter adopted up and requested if Daboll favored his probabilities to play towards Minnesota he responded, “I hope so.”
Jackson’s return comes after he missed the Giants’ final seven video games after struggling a knee damage on Nov. 20 towards the Detroit Lions. Jackson is New York’s high nook and shall be an improve as they attempt to comprise Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson, who had a giant sport towards the Giants of their earlier assembly on Christmas Eve.
The Giants didn’t seem like too involved about asking Jackson to cowl Jefferson in his first sport again when it was introduced up on Friday at Follow.
“You know, the one thing about Adoreee is he won’t be fazed by anything,” Giants defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson stated. “He’ll come back, if he plays, and play at a high level and it’ll give us everything he’s got. So I don’t worry about it at all. You know, see if he makes it and if he makes it, how he plays, how much he plays and I have confidence that he’s gonna go out there and play well.”
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One other notable addition to the damage report this week had been Evan Neale, who was a restricted participant throughout Thursday’s follow with an ankle concern. Daboll stated earlier than follow that “he’ll be alright” when requested how he ended up on the damage report.
New York has not appeared in a playoff sport in seven years and it has been 11 years since they gained within the postseason. After a season riddled with accidents, the Giants now head into the playoffs with a clear damage report as they appear to maintain their shock season going one other week.