A little more than two weeks removed from indicating on Twitter that retirement was a possibility, Odighizuwa was among teammates Tuesday, lifting weights as the Giants kicked off a two-week period of strength, conditioning and rehabilitation. Apparently ready to continue his NFL career, he has a difficult path to playing time behind the likes of Jason Pierre-Paul (groin) and Olivier Vernon, hence Odighizuwa's meager share of defensive snaps (15.2 percent) last season.
Odighizuwa (hamstring) suggested on Twitter that he may step away from football for a time, SNY's Ralph Vacchiano reports.
A 2015 third-round selection, Odighizuwa has six tackles and nary a sack in 18 career regular-season appearances. If he doesn't take time off from the sport, he'll likely have to fight for a roster spot in training camp.
Odighizuwa missed the
Odighizuwa (knee) (quadriceps) is inactive Sunday night against the Cowboys.
Odighizuwa will now miss his second game in a row. Romeo Okwara will likely pick up additional snaps in his absence.
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|P4||8/31/17||@ NE||7:30 pm|
|1||9/10/17||@ DAL||8:30 pm|
|3||9/24/17||@ PHI||1:00 pm|
|4||10/1/17||@ TB||4:05 pm|
|6||10/15/17||@ DEN||8:30 pm|
|Bye: Week 8|
|10||11/12/17||@ SF||4:25 pm|
|12||11/23/17||@ WAS||8:30 pm|
|13||12/3/17||@ OAK||4:25 pm|
|16||12/24/17||@ ARI||4:25 pm|
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