Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here is tour Monday morning notebook.
Prince Amukamara 'Not Discouraged'
New York Giants' second-year cornerback Prince Amukamara is trying to keep a positivie attitude despite the high ankle sprain he suffered Friday against the Chicago Bears. Amukamra, of course, missed nine games last season with a broken foot.
"I don’t think it’s frustrating at all. I’m not discouraged by no means. I’m thankful nothing’s broken and it’s all apart of football. You get banged up and I know the saying is you can’t make the club in the tub. I’ve been in the tub pretty often, so I just have to hurry up and get out and do everything I can to help this team, Amukamara siad.
And yes, Amukamara DID make a tub reference. [Full transcript]
Shaun Rogers 'Trying to Get Back Out There'
When veteran defensive tackle Shaun Rogers was diagnosed a couple of weeks ago with a blood clot in his leg, the assumption was that his season was over. That might not be the case.
"We did a little bit more due diligence, and got a little bit better prognosis. Hopefully there is some room left in there to get out there. We’re still in the process of making that decision."
Rogers said he is "Trying to get back out there as soon as possible, to be able to be effective by whatever means they need me to be effective." [Full transcript]
Wilson Pleased With Start vs. Bears
Rookie running back David Wilson was impressive against the Chicago Bears, carrying five times for 49 yards and catching two passes for 26. It does not, however, seem like the success went to his head.
" I’m just trying to go out there and get better in every aspect, but the main thing is just come off the field and have no mistakes; getting close to the opening season. We want to eliminate all the mistakes and really focus in on the details and tighten my game up," Wilson said. [Full transcript]
Tyler Sash left practice with an undertermined ankle injury ... Osi Umenyiora did not practice with swelling in his knee. Coach Tom Coughlin said he was "not concerned."