The Giants thought they suffered a big blow to their defense in the preseason when Osi Umenyiora went down with a season-ending injury. But so far their defense has been one of the best in the NFL.
Imagine how good they could be with Umenyiora in the lineup. The injured defensive end told Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post that he could have returned at the end of this season. But there’s only one problem.
“The Giants haven’t needed him, but they may be kicking themselves for their decision,” writes Cyrgalis. “Umenyiora is progressing well and said he could be ready by the end of the season — only he’s ineligible to play before 2009.” More