Training camp kicks up a notch for the New York Giants this week since they will finish the week with their first preseason game, a visit to Heinz Field to face the Pittsburgh Steelers Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET. That game will be televised by Channel 4 in New York.
Before they open the preseason, however, the Giants have a short week of practices at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. They are off on Monday, will practice Tuesday thru Thursday and will be off again on Friday as they travel to Pittsburgh.
What can you look forward to during practices this week?
On the injury front, wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (groin) indicated when he spoke to the media that he might return to practice Tuesday. No word on Corey Webster (groin) or Justin Pugh (concussion).
As for players on PUP, guard Chris Snee might be close. No word on Terrell Thomas or Markus Kuhn, and Jason Pierre-Paul and Henry Hynoski are not expected back before the regular season begins.
Monday, Aug. 5 -- Off
Tuesday, Aug. 6 -- Practice, 1:30-3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 7 -- Practice, 1:30-3:45 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 8 -- Practice, 1:30-3:45 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 9 -- Off, travel to Pittsburgh