As had been anticipated since Tuesday even, the New York Giants will sign veteran offensive lineman Adam Snyder to add depth to their depleted offensive line. ESPN's Dan Graziano was first to report the news.
The Giants quickly made the news that they will add Snyder official. Via the team's official Twitter account, the Giants announced they will place starting guard Geoff Schwartz on IR/designated to return due to his dislocated toe. Schwartz cannot practice with the Giants until after Week 6 and cannot be activated until after Week 8.
Snyder, in his 10th season, has experience playing all five offensive line positions.
The Giants have other injuries on the offensive line to worry about, as well. Guard Brandon Mosley has not practiced in more than a week with a back injury. James Brewer (back) and Charles Brown (shoulder) sat out the final preseason game vs. the New England Patriots. Their status is currently unknown.
The Giants have also filled the final spot on their 10-man practice squad by signing defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton. Hamilton, 6-5 and 334 pounds, entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Oakland Raiders in 2012. He spent most of that season on Washington's practice squad. In 2013, Hamilton was on the practice squads of both the Redskins and the Kansas City Chiefs. He played in all four of Kansas City's preseason games last month before being waived on Aug. 30.