Safety Kenny Phillps and Defenseive end Jason Pierre-Paul will both be in the lineup tonight for the Giants defense. This is encouraging news for the Giants as they prepare for Robert Griffin III and the Redskins tonight at FedEx Field.
Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network reported that head coach Tom Coughlin said that Phillips and Pierre-Paul will be ready to play tonight. Phillips had come into today listed as “Doubtful” after hurting his knee last week in the Giants win over Green Bay. Pierre-Paul missed two days of practice last week because of back problems, however was listed as questionable for tonight’s game. The Giants felt more confident about his chances of playing than they were about Phillips.
Here is the full Injury / Inactive List for the Giants tonight …
QUESTIONABLE: RT David Diehl (shoulder)
PROBABLE: C David Baas (shoulder), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), CB Jayron Hosley (shoulder), S Antrel Rolle (illness), DE Justin Tuck (foot.).
INACTIVES: LB Jacquian Williams (knee), TE Travis Beckum (knee), RB Ryan Torain, DE Adewale Ojomo, TE Adrien Robinson, DT Marvin Austin and WR Domenik Hixon (ankle).