The Giants placed cornerback Trumaine McBride (thumb) on injured reserve Tuesday. McBride underwent surgery Monday after injuring his thumb in Week 6.
Giants defensive back Trumaine McBride will need surgery to repair his right thumb, head coach Tom Coughlin told the media on Monday, per the Record. McBride sustained the injury late in a Week 6 loss to the Eagles on Sunday. The team will likely establish a timetable for his return soon after the procedure. McBride posted two force fumbles, and interception and 21 combined tackles before the injury.
Giants slot cornerback Trumaine McBride left the locker room following Sunday's loss at Philadelphia with a cast on his right thumb, according to NJ.com. McBride was hurt late in the Week 6 loss.
The Giants are expected to be without 10 players for Saturday's preseason opener against the Steelers, the team's official site reports. The list of players expected to sit out includes: wide receivers Odell Beckham and Trindon Holliday; tight ends Daniel Fells and Xavier Grimble; running back Peyton Hillis; offensive lineman Will Beatty; defensive linemen Mike Patterson and Kelcy Quarles; linebacker Jon Beason; and defensive back Trumaine McBride.
The Giants unveiled a list of players who did not make the trip and will not participate in the preseason opener against the Bills in Canton, per ESPN. The following players will sit out Sunday: defensive end Robert Ayers, linebacker Jon Beason, offensive tackle Will Beatty, wide receiver Odell Beckham, tight end Xavier Grimble, guard Eric Herman, wide receiver Trindon Holliday, corner back Bennett Jackson, cornerback Trumaine McBride, defensive tackle Mike Patterson, linebacker Spencer Paysinger and running back David Wilson.