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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: Apr 3, 2009
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:47 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Ohhhhhh my god!! I'm speechless. Just speechless. I wanna f*cin cry.



Since: Mar 8, 2011
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:37 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Can we just fast forward to 2012 already?



Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:36 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

NO I'am just a sad NYG fan



Since: Jan 14, 2008
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:34 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Glad to see the Pats fans are still sore losers.



Since: Jan 14, 2008
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:32 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

This season was doomed anyway. At least we will still beat the Skins.



Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:32 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Big Blue, just has no luck. Eli better start playing like Tom Brady, or its going to be a long season throwing always from behind



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:29 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

John Beck looking forward to picking that Giants secondary apart on 9/11. LOL!



Since: Sep 4, 2007
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:28 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

Well.....its not like they were going to make the playoffs anyway. 



Since: Sep 23, 2009
Posted on: August 22, 2011 11:04 pm
 

Giants' Terrell Thomas tears ACL, out for season

That royally blows, another big loss for us.


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