Halapio (lower leg) signed his exclusive right free agent tender Friday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.
The Giants extended the tender earlier this week and Halapio wasted little time putting pen to paper. The 27-year-old is expected to return to the field sometime this spring after missing most of 2018 with lower leg and ankle fractures.
Halapio missed most of 2018 after suffering fractures to his lower leg and ankle in Week 2. Per Raanan, the 27-year-old's recovery is on track and he should return to the field sometime this spring.
Halapio underwent surgery to repair fractures in his lower leg and ankle Thursday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
Halapio was placed on injured reserve Wednesday and jumped right into surgery. With that, the expectation is that Halapio will be ready for the start of the 2019 season.
Halapio (lower leg) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.
Halapio suffered fractures to his lower leg and ankle during Week 2's matchup against the Cowboys. The starting center underwent surgery earlier this week, and will spend the remainder of the 2018 season on injured reserve. The loss of Halapio is a significant blow to the Giants' offensive line, and Evan Brown will likely step in as his replacement.
Halapio broke his ankle in Sunday's game against the Cowboys and is sidelined for the remainder of the 2018 season, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
Halapio exited Sunday's loss to Dallas with the injury and underwent X-rays. The fractured ankle is a blow to the Giants' offensive line. Evan Brown is the likely candidate to fill in at starter for the foreseeable future, with Halapio likely to get moved to injured reserve at some point in the coming weeks.
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