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Giants injury report, 9/13: Olivier Vernon sits out again

Linebacker still not practicing

New York Giants v Tennessee Titans Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images

Odds appear to be increasing that the New York Giants will be without star linebacker Olivier Vernon on Sunday when they face the Dallas Cowboys in a critical early-season game. Vernon, sidelined since late in the preseason with an ankle injury, did not practice once again on Thursday.

Thus, it appears the early-week optimism about Vernon’s availability for Sunday could wind up having been misplaced.

Wide receiver Sterling Shepard, limited Wednesday by a back issue, practiced fully. Cornerback Janoris Jenkins was not practicing. His absence is listed as “not injury-related.”

Linebacker Tae Davis and running back Wayne Gallman were limited.

Week 16 Injury Report

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Odell Beckham Jr. WR Quad DNP
Alec Ogletree LB Concussion DNP
Michael Thomas S Personal DNP
Russell Shepard WR Ankle DNP
Spencer Pulley C Quad DNP
Kerry Wynn DL Thumb LP