The New York Giants worked out veteran guard Kenny Wiggins on Thursday and he has reportedly begun the COVID-19 entry protocol.
The decision to bring in veteran depth at the guard position isn’t surprising considering Will Hernandez’s positive COVID-19 test has left the Giants short-handed along the offensive line.
Wiggins was originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Fresno State back in 2011. He didn’t get his first start until signing with the (then San Diego) Los Angeles Chargers in 2015. Since then he has been a depth player and spot starter, starting all 16 games for the Chargers in 2017 and 13 games for the Detroit Lions between 2018 and 2019. Wiggins was released from the Lions’ practice squad on October 24th.
Wiggins has experience playing both guard positions, and if he is signed, that could give the Giants flexibility to address the absence of Hernandez or an injury at the right guard position.