Casillas posted his second double-digit tackle effort of the season and is now averaging 8.5 stops per contest. The veteran never averaged as many as six tackles per game in the first seven years of his career, but the sample size is now large enough that his production appears to be sustainable. In deeper IDP leagues, the one-category producer is worth a roster spot.
Casillas had 11 total tackles Sunday against the Cowboys, seven of the solo variety.
He had a great camp and followed it up with a strong game, flying around the field and helping to limit Ezekiel Elliott. He's the team's starting weak-side linebacker and should be a nice source of tackles.
Casillas returned to practice on Monday after dealing with cracked ribs during the preseason. He will assume his position at starting weak-side linebacker against the Cowboys on Sunday.
Casillas (ribs) returned to practice on Monday, SNY's Ralph Vacchiano reports.
Casillas suffered some sort of rib injury during the Giants' third preseason tilt, but is reportedly fine and his participation in practice Monday supports that claim. Until further notice, Casillas is expected to play Week 1.
It was originally reported that Casillas was dealing with cracked ribs after Saturday's preseason game with the Jets. However, the 29-year-old insists that there are no fractures and isn't expecting to miss too much time recovering from the injury. Casillas is expected to anchor a much-bolstered
|Bye: Week 8|
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|13||12/4/16||@ PIT||4:25 pm|
|16||12/22/16||@ PHI||8:25 pm|
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|2009||New Orleans Saints||11||20||11.0||9||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2010||New Orleans Saints||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2011||New Orleans Saints||13||43||30.0||13||3||0||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|2012||New Orleans Saints||14||31||21.0||10||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||12||35||23.0||12||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||2|
|2014||New England Patriots||8||28||19.0||9||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2014||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||5||9||5.0||4||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2015||New York Giants||15||88||67.0||21||2||1||0||0.0||0||0||5|
|2016||New York Giants||7||56||34.0||22||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||3|
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|2009||New Orleans Saints||11||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2010||New Orleans Saints||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2011||New Orleans Saints||13||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2012||New Orleans Saints||14||0||0||0||0||2||0||2||0|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||12||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2014||New England Patriots||8||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2014||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||5||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||New York Giants||15||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2016||New York Giants||7||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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