The New York Giants had been anticipated to show to Cade York as their beginning kicker after Randy Bullock was positioned on season-ending injured reserve (IR) earlier this week, however that is not going to occur.
On Friday, York was additionally positioned on IR with a quad harm, changing into the third Giants kicker misplaced this season (Bullock, Graham Gano).
“It is rather a lot,” particular groups coordinator Thomas McGaughey mentioned Wednesday earlier than York’s harm. “However I instructed you early within the season that you do not wish to get on the kicker prepare as a result of the vacation spot is unknown. As a result of you do not know. As soon as the prepare is transferring, you by no means know the place it is going to find yourself. However it’s what it’s, we are going to make the changes, we is not going to make excuses, however maintain it transferring.”
With no extra kickers in tow, the Giants had been pressured to exit and signal one.
Ten days after being launched by the Los Angeles Rams, the Giants have added a well-recognized foe: veteran Mason Crosby.
The 39-year-old Crosby, who was the NFL’s main scorer as a rookie, was a sixth-round decide of the Inexperienced Bay Packers within the 2007 NFL draft. He spent his complete profession with the group previous to the aforementioned stint with the Rams.
In 258 profession video games, Crosby made 395 of his 485 area aim makes an attempt (81.4%) and 733 of his 753 point-after makes an attempt (97.3).
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