The New York Giants could once again be short-handed at tight end on Sunday when they face the Chicago Bears. Evan Engram (mid-foot sprain) and Rhett Ellison (concussion) were the only players who did not practice for the team on Wednesday.
If neither can play, that would leave the Giants with only rookie Kaden Smith and recently-re-signed veteran Scott Simonson at the tight end position.
It does appear that the Giants will be able to field their starting offensive line. Left tackle Nate solder (concussion), center Jon Halapio (hamstring) and right tackle Mike Remmers (back) all practiced. Solder was listed as limited/non-contact but it sounds as though he is on track to return. Halapio and Remmers were full participants.
Also practicing fully were cornerback Janoris Jenkins and wide receiver Sterling Shepard, both of whom are in the concussion protocol. Shepard, of course, has had two concussions this season and has only played in four games.