New York Giants

Stadium: MetLife Stadium | Coach: Ben McAdoo
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense29th90.1 (28th)206.1 (22nd)
Defense32nd130.0 (31st)265.7 (31st)
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33Adams, Andrew CB5-1120510/28/19922Connecticut
89Adams, Jerell TE6-525412/31/19922South Carolina
24Apple, Eli CB6-12018/9/19952Ohio State
55Armstrong, Ray-Ray OLB6-32203/5/19915Miami (Fla.)
48Ayers, Akeem LB6-32477/10/19897UCLA
29Berhe, Nat FS5-111957/6/19914San Diego State
96Bromley, Jay DT6-33145/28/19924Syracuse
35Cash, Jeremy LB6-023012/9/19922Duke
37Cockrell, Ross DB6-01918/6/19914Duke
21Collins, Landon SS6-02181/10/19943Alabama
26Darkwa, Orleans RB5-112192/28/19924Tulane
51DeOssie, Zak LS6-52505/24/198411Brown
25Dixon, Brandon DB5-112034/26/19902Northwest Missouri State
85Ellison, Rhett TE6-525510/3/19886Southern California
88Engram, Evan TE6-32409/2/1994ROle Miss
74Flowers, Ereck T6-63254/25/19943Miami (Fla.)
22Gallman, Wayne RB6-021010/1/1994RClemson
93Goodson, B.J. MLB6-12415/29/19932Clemson
73Greco, John T6-43183/24/198510Toledo
75Halapio, Jon T6-33156/23/19911Florida
53Harris, Nigel MLB6-023012/7/1994RSouth Florida
98Harrison, Damon DT6-334111/29/19886William Penn
68Hart, Bobby T6-43168/21/19943Florida State
77Jerry, John G6-53356/14/19868Ole Miss
69Jones, Brett C6-23127/29/19913Regina (Canada)
59Kennard, Devon OLB6-42566/24/19914Southern California
12King, Tavarres WR6-11927/14/19903Georgia
18Lewis, Roger WR6-020311/27/19932Bowling Green
 Mama, Damien G6-33426/27/1995RSouthern California
10Manning, Eli QB6-52201/3/198114Ole Miss
23Morris, Darryl DB5-101869/4/19905Texas State
91Moss, Avery DE6-32719/16/1994RYoungstown State
46Munson, Calvin MLB6-024112/27/1994RSan Diego State
78Okwara, Romeo DE6-42716/17/19952Notre Dame
28Perkins, Paul RB5-1121311/16/19942UCLA
90Pierre-Paul, Jason DE6-52751/1/19898South Florida
83Raymond, Kalif WR5-91608/8/19942Holy Cross
41Rodgers-Cromartie, Dominique CB6-22034/7/198610Tennessee State
2Rosas, Aldrick K6-222112/30/19941Southern Oregon
19Rudolph, Travis WR6-01909/15/1995RFlorida State
 Sharp, Hunter WR5-111984/25/19941Utah State
87Shepard, Sterling WR5-102012/10/19942Oklahoma
47Sheppard, Kelvin LB6-22491/2/19887LSU
45Skinner, Deontae LB6-124112/18/19903Mississippi State
3Smith, Geno QB6-322110/10/19905West Virginia
43Smith, Shane TE6-12418/21/1993RSan Jose State
99Thomas, Robert NT6-13312/18/19912Arkansas
27Thompson, Darian FS6-22089/22/19932Boise State
94Tomlinson, Dalvin DT6-33172/28/1994RAlabama
34Vereen, Shane RB5-102053/2/19897California
54Vernon, Olivier DE6-226210/7/19906Miami (Fla.)
5Webb, Davis QB6-52301/22/1995RCalifornia
63Wheeler, Chad T6-73121/19/1994RSouthern California
9Wing, Brad P6-31921/27/19914LSU
72Wynn, Kerry DE6-52642/12/19914Richmond
Injured Players
64Banks, Josh (IR) DT6-32906/13/1994RWake Forest
13Beckham, Odell (IR) WR5-1119811/5/19924LSU
52Casillas, Jonathan (IR) OLB6-12266/3/19879Wisconsin
38Deayon, Donte' (IR) DB5-91631/28/19941Boise State
65Dunker, Jessamen (IR) T6-43151/18/1993RTennessee State
76Fluker, D.J. (IR) G6-53453/13/19915Alabama
58Grant, Curtis (IR) LB6-224912/28/19921Ohio State
17Harris, Dwayne (IR) WR5-112069/16/19877East Carolina
44Herzlich, Mark (IR) OLB6-52369/1/19877Boston College
20Jenkins, Janoris (IR) CB5-1019010/29/19886North Alabama
82Johnson, Keeon (IR) WR6-321612/31/1994RVirginia
15Marshall, Brandon (IR) WR6-52323/23/198412UCF
80Powe, Darius (IR) WR6-22183/15/19941California
67Pugh, Justin (IR) T6-53118/15/19905Syracuse
70Richburg, Weston (IR) C6-43007/9/19914Colorado State
57Robinson, Keenan (IR) OLB6-32457/7/19896Texas
47Unga, Uani' (IR) LB6-123312/28/19872Brigham Young
 Williams, Jalen (IR) WR6-3205//RMassachusetts
97Williams, Ishaq (IR) DE6-42532/22/19931Notre Dame
Practice Squad
 Becton, Nick T6-63222/11/19904Virginia Tech
66Bisnowaty, Adam T6-531012/14/1993RPittsburgh
86Bundy, Marquis WR6-42158/5/19942New Mexico
 Cooper, Ethan G6-23226/10/1995RIndiana
 Mathews, Derrick LB6-02329/25/19921Houston
 McKinnon, Jeremiah DB5-101926/29/19931Florida International
36Murphy, Ryan DB6-121410/14/19921Oregon State
 O'Malley, Ryan TE6-62607/24/19932Pennsylvania
 Scott, Tim DB5-111951/25/19931North Carolina
79Williams, Jordan DE6-42723/23/19931Tennessee
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Position Listing
Ryan Murphy
The Giants promoted Murphy from their practice squad to the active roster Friday, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

With Landon Collins (ankle) doubtful and Nat Berhe (hamstring) already ruled out for Sunday's game against the Eagles, the Giants were in desperate need of added help at Safety. As a result, Murphy will suit up this weekend and likely see a decent amount of snaps given the injuries New York is currently dealing with in the secondary.

Geno Smith
Smith is in line to back up Eli Manning during the Giants' game Sunday against the Cowboys, Tom Rock of Newsday reports.

The Giants will officially reinstate Eli Manning as the team's starting quarterback Wednesday following the veteran's one-game benching, a change that was set in motion shortly after head coach Ben McAdoo was fired Monday. While Smith, who threw for 212 yards and one touchdown but lost two fumbles during his start in the Week 13 loss to the Raiders, is set to become a free agent this offseason and doesn't appear to have a long-term future with the franchise, he'll likely dress Sunday with third-round rookie Davis Webb apparently not ready for the understudy role just yet. Webb is expected to receive more reps than usual in practice this week, however, potentially setting the stage for Smith to fall to third on the depth chart at some point during the Giants' final three games.

Kerry Wynn
Wynn (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Though Wynn was able to shake off the knee injury ahead of the Week 10 contest, he looks bound to see a role reduction with Olivier Vernon (ankle) returning from a four-game absence. Wynn should still be included in the team's defensive end rotation, but he'll likely pick up snaps only when Vernon and Jason Pierre-Paul require a breather.

Dalvin Tomlinson
The Giants selected Tomlinson in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 55th overall.

With Johnathan Hankins on the way out, the Giants had a need for a big defensive tackle. Tomlinson is certainly that at 6-foot-3, 310 pounds, but he also did well with his athletic testing at the Combine. He likely won't be an IDP factor, but Tomlinson should be a good replacement for Hankins as a run stopper.

Paul Perkins
Perkins returned to action Sunday, but only saw work on special teams.

He's the fourth string back for now behind Orleans Darkwa, Wayne Gallman and Shane Vereen.

Ross Cockrell
The Steelers traded Cockrell to the Giants in exchange for a conditional draft pick, Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter reports.

Cockrell wasn't seeming likely to make the final roster, so it's smart for the Steelers to get something in return, rather than release him. With the Giants, Cockrell will provide depth behind starters Janoris Jenkins and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.

Damon Harrison
Harrison (elbow) is active for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Though he failed to practice in any capacity this week, Harrison received clearance to suit up and should continue to hold down his starting role along the defensive line. Harrison only has 1.5 sacks on the season, but he's been highly effective as a run stopper, logging 53 tackles across 11 contests.

Eli Apple
As of Wednesday, Apple (hip/back) is no longer on the Giants injury report. According to Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, head coach Steve Spagnuolo claims Apple practiced with the scout team Wednesday, adding that he has "gotten past" his injury issues and "we'll see where we're at" later in the week.

Apple has not played in a game since Nov. 12's matchup against the 49ers due to a myriad of both injuries and family incidents. According to Sports Illustrated's Dan Gartland, the second-year cornerback is also under fire after actions he took on social media following Week 14's loss to the Cowboys, for which he could receive discipline. Spagnuolo's comments only emphasize that while the Apple is now healthy, it is unclear at this point whether he will suit up Sunday against the Eagles.

Keeon Johnson
Foot - Injured Reserve
Ray-Ray Armstrong
Armstrong was released by the 49ers on Friday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

The move was made in order to make room on the roster to activate Tank Carridine off injured reserve. Armstrong had seen his role reduced in recent weeks, so it is not surprising he was the odd man out in the situation. He'll now either look for a new opportunity or land on the team's practice squad.

Orleans Darkwa
Darkwa carried 10 times for 29 yards and caught two of three targets for an additional 15 yards during Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys.

Darkwa averaged an underwhelming 2.9 yards per carry, despite what was a favorable matchup on paper, finishing with fewer than 33 rushing yards for the third straight game. He also watched as fellow back Wayne Gallman totaled 99 scrimmage yards on 19 touches and was heavily involved as the Giants played from behind. Given Darkwa's ineffectiveness and Gallman's emergence, the latter seems like the more desirable fantasy option heading into next week's matchup with the Eagles.

John Greco
Greco signed with the Giants on Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

Greco spent some time with the Browns and Saints earlier this season and will now look to bolster a Giants' battered offensive line.

Janoris Jenkins
Jenkins (ankle) will meet with doctors Monday and could require season-ending surgery, Adam Schefter of reports.

Jenkins was spotted in a walking boot following the Giants' loss to the Redskins on Thursday after aggravating the ankle injury that has been bothering him for the better part of two months. Though he's only missed two games this season -- one of which was due to a team-imposed suspension -- Jenkins' play has been impacted by the injury, which compromises his ability to cut and change direction. Even if Jenkins opts to forgo surgery and play the Giants' final five games of the season, he'll likely require surgery for the ankle at some point during the offseason.

Ankle - Injured Reserve
John Jerry
Jerry (tooth) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Jerry was held out of Wednesday's practice entirely due to the mouth issue, but the day off looks to have been all he needed. Expect Jerry to be active for Sunday's home contest against the Seahawks.

Jordan Williams
The Giants waived Williams on Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

The Giants are dealing with more significant injuries at linebacker than defensive end heading into their Week 10 matchup with the 49ers, so Williams was deemed an expendable member of the roster. Though he's now been waived by the Giants twice this season, Williams could rejoin the club's practice squad if he goes unclaimed off waivers.

Odell Beckham
Beckham didn't have a walking boot on his right foot at the Giants' facility Wednesday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, a superior athlete is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a major surgery. Beckham worked out in the weight room Wednesday sans boot as he seeks to regain full mobility in his left ankle, according to Kimberly Jones of NFL Network. Once he achieves that step, Beckham will turn his focus to balance and strength. Considering where he stands, he should be running on all cylinders by the start of the offseason program in April.

Ankle - Injured Reserve
Evan Engram
Engram caught four of seven passes for 54 yards during Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys.

Engram led the team in receiving yardage while finishing third in targets, but he struggled to produce much outside of a 35-yard gain in the second quarter. This was still a respectable showing from the rookie, given the struggles of the rest of the offense, but fantasy owners were likely left wanting more at a crucial stage of the season. Engram will face a tough matchup as he attempts to bounce back next week against the Eagles.

Jalen Williams
Josh Banks
Shoulder - Injured Reserve
Chad Wheeler
Wheeler (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Though Wheeler was cleared to suit up, the Giants will go with Bobby Hart as their starting right tackle, according to Art Stapleton of Newsday. Look for Wheeler to serve in a depth role along the offensive line.

Nigel Harris
Harris was signed to the Buccaneers' practice squad Tuesday.

The University of South Florida product's workout with his hometown club evidently went well, enabling Harris to join his third team this season after previously having spent time with the Chargers and Giants. Harris logged 11 stops in his five games with Los Angeles and added one tackle in his New York tenure before suffering a rib injury and subsequently getting waived from IR on Dec. 6. The undrafted rookie doesn't appear to have a clear path to the active roster for the moment, but with the Buccaneers devoid of postseason aspirations, he could conceivably see action before the season concludes.

Darian Thompson
Thompson is now healthy and likely to start at safety across from Landon Collins this season, the Giants' official site reports.

Thompson was supposed to be the Giants' starting free safety last season, but a foot injury limited the rookie to only two contests. Now healthy, Thompson is looking to make 2017 a bounce-back campaign after spending last season studying the defense on the sideline. However, backup Andrew Adams was impressive during OTAs and could give Thompson a run for his money during training camp.

Ethan Cooper
No Updates
Jason Pierre-Paul
Pierre-Paul (finger) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Pierre-Paul's status was cloudy heading into the Week 14 loss to the Cowboys while he managed the finger issue, but he ultimately suited up and recorded five tackles while playing 52 snaps. The fact that the defensive end was able to put in a full practice Thursday suggests his availability is less of a question mark for Sunday's game against the Eagles. Pierre-Paul could have better luck at ending his two-game sackless streak with Nick Foles set to make his first start of 2017 for the Eagles after the more mobile Carson Wentz suffered a season-ending knee injury last week.

Brett Jones
Jones (hip) was listed as active for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Jones makes his return to a reserve role Sunday.

Darryl Morris
Morris signed with the Giants on Tuesday.

Morris was most recently released by the Colts in early October, and the veteran defensive back has appeared in 48 NFL games with three different teams. With Eli Apple's status this week in doubt while he is away from the team, and Janoris Jenkins potentially needing season-ending surgery, the Giants are dealing with serious depth issues in the secondary, and Morris should add some insurance to the banged-up unit.

Roger Lewis
Lewis (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Lewis set season-high marks for catches (seven) and targets (11) in a Week 14 loss to the Cowboys, but he only had 46 yards and came out of the game with an ankle injury. His failure to practice Wednesday and Thursday suggests he's in real danger of missing Sunday's game, with an absence leaving more opportunities for some combination of Tavarres King, Travis Rudolph (hamstring), Kalif Raymond and Hunter Sharp. Rudolph also is listed as questionable, while No. 1 wideout Sterling Shepard (hamstring) has been cleared to play.

Ankle - Limited Practice on Friday. Questionable for Week 15 vs. Philadelphia
Andrew Adams
Adams is expected to receive the start at strong safety in Sunday's game against the Eagles, Jordan Raanan of reports.

The Giants only have two healthy safeties on the roster with Landon Collins (ankle) doubtful for Week 15 and Nat Berhe (hamstring) ruled out for the contest, so Adams is positioned to start alongside free safety Darian Thompson almost by default. While the lack of alternatives should put Adams in line for a hefty snap count, it would be unwise to bank on him delivering the huge tackle totals that Collins has consistently provided in recent weeks. Adams has seen most of his action on special teams in his 13 appearances this season, providing 16 tackles and forcing a fumble.

Ishaq Williams
Williams was promoted from the Giants' practice squad to their active roster Monday, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

Assuming he plays, the rookie will make his career debut in Sunday's game against the Eagles. Williams came into the league as a linebacker, but he will be playing defensive end for the foreseeable future. He figures to help provide depth at the position.

Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
Ereck Flowers
No Updates
Brad Wing
No Updates
Robert Thomas
Thomas (calf) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Thomas was limited on Wednesday with the calf injury, but after a full session Thursday, the reserve defensive lineman should be ready to go for Sunday's matchup with the Rams.

Adam Bisnowaty
No Updates
Davis Webb
Giants interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo said Wednesday that Webb will remain inactive as the team's No. 3 quarterback Week 15 against the Eagles, Dan Duggan of reports.

Though Webb has yet to dress at any point during his rookie season, Spagnuolo left open the possibility that Webb could start Week 16 against the Cardinals, Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reports. The 2-11 Giants, who benched Geno Smith and turned the reins of the offense back over to Eli Manning in last week's loss to the Cowboys, have little to lose by seeing what Webb, a 2017 third-round pick, can do, but it seems the rookie must first demonstrate in practices that he has a full grasp of the offense before he gets a look.

Eli Manning
Manning will get another start Week 15 against the Eagles, Jordan Raanan of reports.

While the Giants may still decide to take a look at Davis Webb before the end of the season, it apparently won't happen this week. Manning didn't exactly make the best case for himself in Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys, completing 31 of 46 passes for only 228 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. In his defense, the Giants committed a number of ugly drops when the game was still competitive, while both interceptions occurred late in the fourth quarter in desperation mode.

Donte' Deayon
Deayon (forearm) was officially placed on injured reserve Monday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Deayon broke his right forearm in last Thursday's loss to the Redskins, so this move was a mere formality. The rookie cornerback was one of four players placed on injured reserve by the Giants on Monday.

Forearm - Injured Reserve
Uani' Unga
'Unga (undisclosed) was waived with an injury designation Wednesday, reports.

'Unga, a one-time starter for the Giants back in 2015, spent the entire season on injured reserve with an unknown injury. He'll need to get healthy in order to land another contract.

Undisclosed - Questionable for Week 15 vs. Philadelphia
Dwayne Harris
Harris (foot) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

Harris' placement on IR comes as no surprise after the receiver was ruled out for the season due to a fractured foot he sustained in Sunday's loss to the Chargers. Harris is set to undergo surgery Tuesday, with the expectation being that he'll be ready to go for the start of the 2018 campaign.

Foot - Injured Reserve
Deontae Skinner
The Giants placed Skinner (hamstring) on injured reserve Monday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Skinner exited last Thursday's loss to the Redskins, and while the specifics of the injury remain undisclosed, his 2017 season is over. Akeem Ayers should serve as the primary reserve weak-side linebacker, but the Giants may need to do some additional shuffling, given that they have placed six linebackers on IR this season.

Hamstring - Injured Reserve
Weston Richburg
Richburg (concussion) will miss the remainder of the 2017 season and has been placed on injured reserve, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

Richburg's absence for the remainder of the campaign means Brett Jones should start at center for the Giants the rest of the way. He will attempt to recover and return to the field for 2018.

Concussion - Injured Reserve
Bobby Hart
Hart (ankle) was removed from the injury report ahead of Week 4, Jenna Laine of ESPN reports.

Hart missed Week 3 after hurting his ankle in Week 2. However, after fitting in limited practice sessions Thursday and Friday, he appears to be good to go moving forward.

Darius Powe
The Giants placed Powe (foot) on injured reserve Monday.

Powe fractured his foot while making his NFL debut Sunday against the Cowboys, a game in which the undrafted rookie secured two of four targets for 13 yards. With his season all but over, Powe will now look to recover in time for the start of offseason workouts next spring.

Foot - Injured Reserve
Jay Bromley
Bromley sprained his left knee and is questionable to return to Saturday's game against the Jets, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Bromley is in line to be the top defensive tackle for the Giants, so putting him back into the game would be unnecessary. Knee sprains can be tricky, but it's a good sign that he was listed as questionable to return instead of out. Bromley's next opportunity to take the field will be Thursday in New England, the last preseason contest.

Travis Rudolph
Rudolph (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Rudolph has missed the last two games with this injury, but he has just six receptions for 66 yards in five appearances this season, staying out of fantasy consideration. However, No. 2 wideout Roger Lewis is battling an ankle injury, so Rudolph could be called upon more if he's healthy Sunday.

Hamstring - Limited Practice on Friday. Questionable for Week 15 vs. Philadelphia
Wayne Gallman
Gallman carried 12 times for 59 yards and caught seven of nine targets for an additional 40 yards in Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys.

Gallman led the team in touches and averaged a solid 4.9 yards per carry, compared to just 2.9 for fellow back Orleans Darkwa. He also set career highs in targets, receptions and receiving yardage while serving as the passing down back after the team got behind on the scoreboard. Gallman was one of the lone bright spots on the day for a Giants team mired in turmoil at the moment, meaning he could maintain a sizable share of the backfield workload next week against the Eagles.

Tim Scott
The Giants waived Scott on Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

Scott's stay with the Giants lasted all of one game, with the reserve defensive back playing a single snap in Sunday's 51-17 loss to the Rams. With cornerback Janoris Jenkins reinstated from a one-game suspension Tuesday, Scott was cut loose to open up a spot on the 53-man roster.

Nat Berhe
Berhe (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Berhe's specialty is special teams, but with Landon Collins (ankle) listed as doubtful, Berhe could've been due for more defensive responsibilities. Therefore, his injury will open the door for Andrew Adams to log starter snaps Sunday.

Hamstring - Did Not Practice on Friday. Out for Week 15 vs. Philadelphia
Marquis Bundy
Bundy was waived by the Giants on Saturday.

Bundy was initially brought onto the team to add depth to a banged up receiver corps. He caught seven passes for 103 yards this preseason, but the Giants picked Tavarres King (ankle) and Dwayne Harris (upper body) as their depth receivers instead. At 6-foot-4, 215 pounds, expect Bundy to be a prime candidate for the practice squad.

Jonathan Casillas
The Giants placed Casillas (neck) on injured reserve Wednesday, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

Casillas' neck stinger worsened during the Giants' Thanksgiving Day loss to the Redskins, then sidelined him for the Week 13 loss to the Raiders. With Casillas evidently not making much notable progress in recent days, the Giants decided to shut the linebacker down for the season. He'll finish the 2017 campaign with 35 tackles (25 solo) and one pass breakup across eight contests. Casillas will become a free agent this offseason and may have played his last game with the Giants.

Neck - Injured Reserve
Curtis Grant
Grant (knee) was officially placed on injured reserve by the Giants on Monday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Grant was carted off the field of last Thursday's loss to the Redskins with the knee injury. Kelvin Sheppard or the recently claimed Ray-Ray Armstrong should be in line for backup duties at strong-side linebacker going forward.

Knee - Injured Reserve
Keenan Robinson
Robinson (quadriceps) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

Robinson suffered a quad injury in Week 9's loss to the Rams, bringing his season to a sudden halt. The veteran linebacker missed the first two games of the season with a concussion but then went on to play in the next six contests (three starts) -- recording 32 tackles (20 solo) in the process. Look for Jonathan Casillas to take on a larger role for the remainder of the season with Robinson sidelined.

Quadriceps - Injured Reserve
Sterling Shepard
Shepard (hamstring) doesn't carry a designation on the Giants' final injury report for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Shepard played through the same injury in last week's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys, catching two of three targets for 16 yards while playing a season-high 77 snaps. The workload suggests his hamstring is close to full strength, but the Giants nonetheless listed him as a limited practice participant Wednesday and Thursday. With Roger Lewis (hamstring) questionable in Week 15 and the Giants likely to be playing from behind against the 11-2 Eagles, Shepard is well positioned for a major boost from the feeble target total he received a week earlier.

Landon Collins
Collins (ankle) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Jordan Raanan of reports.

With Nat Berhe (hamstring) already ruled out, Andrew Adams likely will get the start at strong safety. It's a major downgrade for the Giants' struggling secondary and a big loss for anyone counting on Collins for a playoff matchup in an IDP league. The third-year safety is the only non-linebacker with triple-digit tackles heading into Week 15.

Ankle - Did Not Practice on Friday. Doubtful for Week 15 vs. Philadelphia
Shane Vereen
Vereen had six carries for 23 yards, four targets, three catches and 24 receiving yards in Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys.

Vereen is maintaining a minor role as the third-string runner and sometime third-down back.

Kalif Raymond
Raymond was promoted to the Giants' active roster Tuesday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

The Giants appear to be doing some shuffling around at this point in the season in order to get a closer look at some of the talent that's within the organization. Raymond signed with New York's practice squad for the second time this season two weeks ago and will now get an opportunity to join the team's wide receiver corps.

Jeremiah McKinnon
McKinnon was released by the Cowboys on Thursday, David Helman of reports.

McKinnon landed on the Cowboys' injured reserve list prior to his rookie campaign in 2016, so the 24-year-old out of Florida International has yet to play a down in the NFL. He'll look to catch on with another team in hopes of providing depth in the secondary.

Jessamen Dunker
Dunker (foot) reverted to injured reserve Thursday.

Dunker was waived with an injury designation Wednesday due to the foot injury he suffered in the opening days of training camp.

Foot - Injured Reserve
Mark Herzlich
Herzlich (neck) did not participate in Tuesday's practice.

After only playing 15 defensive snaps in 14 games last season, Herzlich has been battling for a share of the snaps with Devon Kennard. If he cannot prove himself, though, he'll likely return to being a specialist.

Neck - Injured Reserve
Olivier Vernon
Vernon had five tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks against the Redskins on Thursday.

Vernon was nursing a shoulder injury ahead of Thursday's game, but he played 62 of 71 possible snaps. Unless he suffers a setback, he should be all systems go for a Week 13 matchup with the Raiders.

Derrick Mathews
Mathews (concussion) had to leave Tuesday's practice early, Rob Demovsky of reports.

Entering his third season, Mathews has yet to play a regular season snap, so this injury couldn't be more poorly timed. The only way onto the roster for him is with a quick recovery and stellar special teams play.

Jeremy Cash
Cash signed a contract with the Giants on Monday.

Cash appeared in one game for the Panthers earlier in the season before spending a few weeks on the Jets' practice squad. Primarily a special teams player, Cash will also provide the Giants with depth at linebacker given the slew of injuries the team is currently dealing with at the position.

Nick Becton
The Chiefs signed Becton to their practice squad Tuesday, Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports.

With the Chiefs dealing with a couple of injuries on the offensive line, they'll bring in Becton to add some insurance and depth, though they won't add him to the 53-man roster just yet. Becton spent the offseason with the Lions before being released at the start of the regular season.

Ryan O'Malley
O'Malley signed with the Bills' practice squad Tuesday.

O'Malley spent most of last season on the Raiders' practice squad and now gets the opportunity to continue his career in Buffalo.

Akeem Ayers
Ayers signed with the Giants on Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

The Giants continue to revamp their linebacking corps as Ayers is the third addition in the past two weeks. The veteran linebacker most recently played with the Colts last season, recording 21 tackles and two sacks across 16 games. Ayers could play a sizeable defensive role with his new team right out of the gate given the long list of injuries with which the Giants are currently dealing.

Romeo Okwara
The Giants designated Okwara to return from injured reserve Tuesday.

Okwara will resume practicing Wednesday and is thus a candidate to rejoin the 53-man roster beginning in Week 15 against the Eagles. So long as starting defensive ends Jason Pierre-Paul and Olivier Vernon both remain healthy the rest of the way, however, Okwara won't be anything more than a rotational defensive lineman for the Giants.

Knee - Injured Reserve
Kelvin Sheppard
Sheppard (groin) will play in Thursday's Thanksgiving game versus the Redskins.

Sheppard's status for Thursday's game was in question after he was only able to practice in limited fashion throughout the short week. However, the 29-year-old's health is up to par, and he could see more snaps than usual with the Giants dealing with a plethora of injuries at linebacker.

Devon Kennard
Kennard (quadriceps) is active for Sunday's matchup with the Chiefs.

Kennard will slot back into his starting strong-side linebacker position after missing Week 10's matchup with the 49ers. His stat line this season hasn't been too impressive, with just 23 tackles (12 solo) and one sack, leaving him off most fantasy radars.

Tavarres King
King (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Even with No. 1 wideout Sterling Shepard (hamstring) cleared to play Sunday, it's surprising that King will be held out in Week 14, as the Georgia product wasn't listed on the team's injury report and interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo gave no indication King would be excluded from the game plan. Beyond Shepard, it looks like Roger Lewis, Kalif Raymond and Darius Powe will pick up the remaining available snaps at wide receiver, though no one among that trio looks like an especially reliable fantasy option.

Jerell Adams
Adams (shoulder) is listed as inactive Sunday in Washington

After landing on the Giants' injury report Thursday, Adams closed out the week with back-to-back limited sessions. The preceding wasn't exactly enough to forecast inactive status in Week 17, but the offense will nonetheless roll with Will Tye as the obvious No. 1 tight end. Due to the team's liberal use of TEs, though, Larry Donnell will likely earn some snaps as well Sunday.

Shane Smith
No Updates
Jon Halapio
Halapio will get his first career start in Thursday's Week 12 tilt against the Redskins, Dan Duggan of NJ Advanced Media reports.

Halapio was brought up to the Giants' active roster in October and has operated as a backup for the team since then. His start Thursday is coming as a result of D.J. Fluker (toe) being doubtful for the game.

Hunter Sharp
Sharp signed a contract with the Giants on Monday, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

Sharp has been on the Broncos' practice squad since being waived by the team in late October, but now has an opportunity in New York. The Giants situation at wide receiver behind Sterling Shepard remains in flux, which could lead to some real opportunities for the 23-year-old, but nothing worth fantasy consideration at this point in the season.

Avery Moss
Moss (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

The rookie has been limited to just six special teams snaps through the Giants' first four games, but his availability isn't insignificant with starting defensive end Olivier Vernon (ankle) unavailable. Even so, Kerry Wynn is in line to start in Vernon's stead, so Moss is just expected to act as insurance along the defensive line and probably won't be in store for a significant workload.

Justin Pugh
The Giants will place Pugh (back) on injured reserve, ending his season, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Plagued by back problems since early November, Pugh hadn't played in more than a month and wasn't showing the requisite progress to get back on the field for any of the Giants' final three games. On a fortunate note, Pugh won't require surgery to address the back issue, with doctors prescribing a regimen of rest and rehab for the offensive lineman following a second opinion. Pugh, the Giants' first-round pick in 2013, will become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career this offseason.

Back - Injured Reserve
Rhett Ellison
Ellison (finger) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Ellison was a limited participant in practice all week, but the injury apparently isn't too serious since he avoided being listed as questionable. The 29-year-old will again serve as the Giants' No. 2 tight end behind Evan Engram versus the Eagles.

D.J. Fluker
The Giants placed Fluker (toe) on injured reserve Monday, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Fluker injured his toe earlier this month and sat out last Thursday's loss to the Redskins. Jon Halapio will likely continue to start in his stead at left guard until Justin Pugh (back) is able to return.

Toe - Injured Reserve
Aldrick Rosas
Rosas made a 39-yard field goal as well as his only extra-point try in Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys.

Rosas has now gone three games without missing a kick, giving him a streak to aim to extend as the Giants' season mercifully inches to its end.

Brandon Dixon
Dixon (heel/hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Dixon has been on the active roster for less than three weeks, but he's logged 60-plus defensive snaps in each of his last two games, posting eight tackles, four pass breakups and one forced fumble. Therefore, he's an off-the-radar IDP option that could be valuable Sunday if he's deemed healthy.

Heel - Limited Practice on Friday. Questionable for Week 15 vs. Philadelphia
Zak DeOssie
No Updates
B.J. Goodson
Goodson (ankle) doesn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Eagles, Jordan Raanan of reports.

The middle linebacker will be available for just the second time in seven games, after he was able to practice all week, albeit on a limited basis Wednesday and Thursday. Goodson compiled a season-high 18 tackles Week 1 against the Cowboys, but the extensive time he has missed will make it tough to trust him in IDP settings during the fantasy playoffs.

Calvin Munson
No Updates
Brandon Marshall
Marshall said Saturday that he has no intention of retiring after the Giants placed him on injured reserve Tuesday after he required season-ending surgery to stabilize his left ankle, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. "I'm a competitor, and I don't want to go out like that," Marshall said. "I'm definitely not going out like that."

Though he'll turn 34 years old in March and faces a lengthy rehab from the surgery, Marshall's comments suggest he's already preparing for a 13th NFL season. He'll enter the final year of his contract with the Giants in 2018 and may need to prove he's healthy in training camp in order to avoid being cut by the team leading up to the season.

Ankle - Injured Reserve
Damien Mama
No Updates
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
Rodgers-Cromartie (suspension) will be reinstated when the team returns to practice Wednesday, Jordan Raanan of reports.

The Giants aren't practicing Tuesday due to taking a pair of days off following their trip out west this weekend, but the cornerback should be on the practice field Wednesday. Expect Rodgers-Cromartie to be a full go in Sunday's game against the Seahawks.