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Giants' Darnay Holmes: Out Sunday
Holmes (shoulder) is inactive Sunday against the Commanders.
Holmes will miss his first game of the season. In his absence, Rodarius Williams, Cor'Dale Flott and Zyon Gilbert are all candidates to see an increase in snaps.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Seeing first-team reps
Holmes was working as the Giants' starting nickel cornerback during offseason OTAs on Thursday, Zack Rosenblatt of NJ.com reports.
Holmes appears to be fully healthy once again after going on injured reserve in late November of the 2021 season. The third-year cornerback played on 274 defensive snaps over 11 games last season, totaling 29 tackles and two passes defended. Holmes saw this playing time increase throughout the course of last year while playing in every game before going on injured reserve and may move into a larger role as the team's No. 1 nickel cornerback going into next season.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Placed on IR
Holmes (ribs) was put on injured reserve Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.
The 23-year-old will miss at least three weeks before he will be eligible for activation. With Holmes out, Keion Crossen and Aaron Robinson will likely take on larger roles in the secondary.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: May miss time
Holmes (chest) was injured Sunday against the Eagles and spent the night at the hospital, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Holmes was hit in his ribs while returning an interception. He attempted to return to the field, but he was having issues breathing and was forced to leave the game. The decision was then made to take him to the hospital for further testing. He did leave the hospital this morning and is also reportedly likely to miss a couple of weeks.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Ruled out Sunday
Holmes (chest) won't return to Sunday's game against the Eagles, according to Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site.
The loss of Holmes is particularly big for the Giants since fellow cornerback Adoree' Jackson (quadriceps) has also been ruled out. As a result, Aaron Robinson is expected to see increased work the rest of the way.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Solid rookie season
Holmes notched 30 tackles (23 solo), a half-sack, five defended passes, one interception and a fumble recovery across 12 games in 2020.
Holmes handled substantial work at slot cornerback as a rookie while also providing depth behind James Bradberry and Isaac Yiadom. His role isn't one that would seem likely to provide substantial fantasy value, but the UCLA product will get the chance to continue developing his potential in New York's secondary.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Slated to play Sunday
Holmes (knee) does not carry an injury designation ahead of Sunday's game against the Cowboys.
Holmes managed to practice with full participation throughout the week, so he'll be available to provide depth behind James Bradberry and Isaac Yiadom.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Active Week 16
Holmes (knee) is active for Sunday's game against Baltimore, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
The 22-year-old is suiting up for Sunday's contest after sitting out the past two games with the knee injury. Holmes should reclaim his role as New York's slot cornerback now that he's healthy.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Expected to play Week 16
Holmes (knee) is expected to be active for the Giants' Week 16 matchup against Baltimore, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
Holmes has missed the Giants' past two games while tending to his knee issue, but it appears the fourth-round rookie is on track to make his 12th appearance of 2020 on Sunday afternoon. Over 44 targets thrown in his direction this season, Holmes has recorded five pass deflections while holding opponents without a touchdown.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Could return Week 16
Holmes (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
The 22-year-old was sidelined the past two games with the knee injury, but he may be able to retake the field this weekend. Xavier McKinney figures to fill in as the nickel cornerback should Holmes again be ruled out.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Missing second straight game
Holmes (knee) is ruled out for Sunday night's game against the Giants, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
Holmes will miss a second consecutive game due to his lingering knee injury. Fellow rookie Xavier McKinney is the likely favorite to fill in for Holmes at slot cornerback, just as he did last week against the Cardinals.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Sidelined for Week 14
Holmes (knee) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
The Giants will be without their slot cornerback for Sunday's contest, as Holmes missed practice Friday due to the knee issue. Holmes will miss his second game of the 2020 season, so with the rookie out of UCLA sidelined, look for an expanded role for fellow rookie Xavier McKinney in the secondary for Sunday's game.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Ready for MNF
Holmes (neck) won't carry an injury designation into Monday's game versus the Buccaneers.
Holmes missed last week's game against the Eagles due to a neck injury, but he'll return to action for the primetime matchup. The rookie out of UCLA often handles more than 50 percent of the defensive workload, and he should maintain a similar role Monday night with Tom Brady coming to town.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Sidelined for TNF
Holmes (neck) is inactive for Thursday's game against the Eagles.
Holmes suffered the neck injury in last week's win over Washington, but he was unable to return healthy on a short week. With the rookie out of UCLA sidelined for the first time this season, kick return duties will shift to Darius Slayton, and Corey Ballentine stands to see a slight uptick in depth cornerback snaps Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Suffers neck injury
Holmes (neck) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Washington.
Holmes has been solid in his rookie campaign with the Giants, racking up 13 tackles (nine solo), 0.5 sacks and two pass breakups this season. He was forced to leave the game late in the second quarter, and as long as Holmes is sidelined, Corey Ballentine should be in line for an uptick in snaps at cornerback, with Darius Slayton taking over as the kick return man.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Ready to rock
Holmes (lower body) was a full participant for Thursday's practice, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.
Holmes suffered the lower-body injury during a training camp scrimmage, but as evidenced by this news, he's back to full health for Week 1. Now healthy, the 2020 fourth-round pick is expected to handle kick-return duties and battle for a depth corner role during the 2020 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Suffers lower-body injury
Holmes exited Friday's scrimmage with a lower-body injury and didn't return, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.
This isn't expected to be a serious injury, as Holmes nearly returned to the game, but it's worth keeping an eye on the rookie's progress. A quick return is important since Holmes is battling Chris Williamson for the No. 3 corner role.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Darnay Holmes: Heading to Big Apple
The Giants selected Holmes in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 110th overall.
The UCLA product had some Day 2 hype going into the combine but a disappointing combine lowlighted by a 4.48 40-yard dash at 5-foot-10 and 192 pounds dropped him to the third day. Still, Holmes is a better tackler than his size would suggest and he plays with solid technique. He'll likely compete for snaps at slot corner in the Giants secondary.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-10, 195 lbs|
|Birthplace: Pasadena, CA|