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New York Giants-related headlines for Thursday

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Giants’ Andrew Thomas has ankle surgery after season-long issue

The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy offers a little more detail on Thomas’s surgery.

Sources told The Post that Thomas had ankle surgery to correct an issue that was known when he entered the league and had nagged him since training camp. He waited to get it fixed without fear of doing further damage.

Thomas is expected to recover by March, according to a source, and will be able to participate in the NFL offseason program if on-field activities are included again, depending on the COVID-19 situation.

Biggest offseason needs and priorities for all 32 NFL teams: What to watch for in 2021 free agency

New York Giants

Pick your poison: No. 1 WR or edge rushing.

Both are massive voids on the roster, and the Giants have neither at the moment. Both need to be addressed, likely one in free agency and the other in the draft. They can't go into next season with Darius Slayton as the No. 1 receiver or Kyler Fackrell as the top edge rusher.

AP sources: Eagles won't be penalized for QB decisions

Sorry, Giants fans.

No Ratings Bloat for NFL’s Overstuffed Wild Card Weekend – Sportico.com

It was fun, but it wasn’t ratings gold.

DeVonta Smith's NFL draft outlook hinges on five factors

2021 NFL Draft: How Will The NFL View DeVonta Smith? | The Draft Network

Winning the Heisman Trophy doesn’t guarantee NFL success. There are questions about Smith, mostly surrounding his slender frame.

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