Jason Pierre-Paul practiced with the New York Giants for the first time on Wednesday. Here is the reaction from some of his teammates.
Several Giants players have used the same word to describe JPP's return: "Inspirational." There are no bad feelings in here, for sure.— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) October 28, 2015
"He's excited to be back and work and be the force he knows he's capable of being." - Prince Amukamara on JPP— New York Giants (@Giants) October 28, 2015
Prince Amukamara says Pierre-Paul "seems like himself, but more focused this time. His perspective on life has changed a bit."— Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) October 28, 2015
Ayers calls JPP return a "breath of fresh air... It's a good day to be a Giant."— Tom Rock (@TomRock_Newsday) October 28, 2015
Robert Ayers believes the public should "have the heart to accept the fact that [JPP] made a mistake" + "I look at it as motivation" #Giants— Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) October 28, 2015
Cullen Jenkins says JPP welcomed back with "open arms, I know it is for me." #Giants— Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) October 28, 2015
Cullen Jenkins said he glanced over at JPP working with trainer during drills. "Still as fast as ever, quick as ever. Excited to see him."— Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) October 28, 2015
Pierre-Paul can earn basically the full amount of the pro-rated franchise tender in salary and incentives, according to a published report.
#Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul can earn up to $8.7M on his 1-year deal, source said. Prorated tag number. Low guarantee, reachable incentives— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2015