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Giants Injury Report: Jon Beason more likely to play this week?

Thursday's Giants injury update.

Gregory Shamus

The New York Giants hoped that keeping middle linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe) inactive last week against the Atlanta Falcons would improve his chances of playing this Sunday in a critical NFC East game against the Philadelphia Eagles. That appears to be the case.

Beason was once again listed as a limited participant in the Giants Thursday practice. Also listed as limited were punter Steve Weatherford (ankle) and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle/hamstring).

Running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) did not practice.

Beason missed the entire preseason after breaking his foot during OTAs. He played Week 1 against the Detroit Lions, but has not played since.

Rodgers-Cromartie was in and out of Sunday's game against the Falcons with his leg issues. That could be the case again Sunday night.