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Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Posted on: August 22, 2011 10:20 pm
Edited on: August 22, 2011 11:26 pm
 
Posted by Ryan Wilson

Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas tore his ACL just before halftime against the Bears during Monday night's preseason game and he will be lost for the season. The injury happened when teammate Jason Pierre-Paul accidentally came down on Thomas' right leg as both players were rushing quarterback Jay Cutler.

Head coach Tom Coughlin called it "the worst possible news," according to ESPN's Suzy Kolber.

"It's devastating," Giants defensive end Justin Tuck said. "Obviously, he was primed to have another great year and ... we don't know who is going to step up, but somebody is going to have to step up to fill that void. And it's a big void."

This comes two weeks after Giants 2011 first-round pick, cornerback Prince Amukamarabroke a bone in his left foot. He isn't expected back until mid-October.

New York selected Thomas out of the University of Southern Cal in the second round of the 2008 draft. He was one of just four players in the league with five or more interceptions in each of the last two seasons.

In addition to Thomas and Amukamara, the team also lost cornerback Bruce Johnson to a torn Achilles on August 4 (he was waived a day later).  Now it appears that Aaron Ross, New York's 2008 first-round pick, will go from nickel back the No. 1 corner on the depth chart.

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Comments

Since: Dec 26, 2006
Posted on: August 23, 2011 8:35 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

pex, and how have the eagles fared in super bowls. i do not wish injuries on any player in the league including a dogkiller. we will see how the season shapes up and go from there. GO GIANTS!!!!!!



Since: Oct 9, 2007
Posted on: August 23, 2011 8:18 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

PEX, We all know that Michael Vick IS going to get injured and miss at a minimum 3 or 4 games, he does EVERY yeear. When has he ever played 16 games in a season? FYI, how did those 3 INT's workout for Vick vs the Steelers workout? The Iggles haven't won anyting yet. To wish harm and injuries is an ignorant fan. I hate the Saints and Falcons but wouldn't wish injury to Brees or any of the Falcons.



Since: Aug 23, 2011
Posted on: August 23, 2011 7:42 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

PEX ,
You and the dog killer deserve a place in hell..But then you are in Philly.
Die Eagles Die


pexloshoap
Since: Aug 23, 2011
Posted on: August 23, 2011 6:30 am
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Since: Dec 29, 2009
Posted on: August 23, 2011 3:41 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

ARRON ROSS NOW IS YOUR TIME TO STEP UP AND EARN THAT 1ST ROUND PICK



Since: Jan 18, 2007
Posted on: August 23, 2011 2:01 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Exactly!



Since: Oct 20, 2006
Posted on: August 23, 2011 12:46 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Jets are a joke



Since: Aug 13, 2011
Posted on: August 23, 2011 12:45 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Ecspecially against the division rivals Philadelphia Eagles.



Since: Aug 13, 2011
Posted on: August 23, 2011 12:42 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Giants<Eagles



Since: Aug 1, 2008
Posted on: August 23, 2011 12:18 am
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Lets got JETS!!


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