After being released by the Giants earlier this offseason, Nassib heads down to New Orleans to compete with Chase Daniels and Garrett Grayson for a spot behind Drew Brees on the depth chart. The former fourth-round selection has only attempted 10 regular-season passes over the past four years with the Giants.
Nassib (elbow) may not have future in New York, Syracuse.com reports.
Nassib struggled during the 2016 preseason and then battled an elbow injury for much of the year, ultimately requiring surgery. It was a rough way to enter unrestricted free agency, and the Giants have since re-signed Josh Johnson and agreed to terms with Geno Smith. It thus appears Nassib, a 2013 fourth-round selection, will head elsewhere after attempting only 10 regular-season passes in his four years with the Giants. He may have to settle for a shot to compete for a No. 2 job.
Nassib will have surgery on his elbow in the near future, Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports.
Nassib contended with elbow soreness at various points in the season, and with two games remaining, the Giants will look toward to future and a likely playoff berth. No matter if that goal is realized, Nassib will yield backup QB duties to Josh Johnson moving forward.
Nassib (elbow) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan reports.
Nassib has been bothered by a sore elbow for much of the past two months, and with the quarterback apparently not showing enough improvement, he'll be shut down for the final two weeks of the season. Josh Johnson will continue to serve as the backup to starting quarterback Eli Manning the rest of the way.
Nassib has been dealing with the elbow aliment on and off throughout the season, and it caused him to sit out games earlier in the year as well. Josh Johnson will serve as the
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