You've got to be kidding. It's getting hard to keep track of all the injuries the NY Giants are dealing with for the offensive line. To make matters worse for head man Brian Daboll, he won't be able to rely on guard Shane Lemieux for a while.
According to insider Jordan Raanan, Lemieux suffered a torn biceps injury during practice on Wednesday. On Thursday, the team placed him on Injured Reserve. Seriously? Lemieux may have struggled when out on the field this season, but depth is a major issue for this team.
With Lemieux down for the count, general manager Joe Schoen has signed Sean Harlow off the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. Harlow joins Tyre Phillips and Josh Miles as linemen who have joined the team this week:
NY Giants have signed Sean Harlow off the Dallas Cowboys practice squad
While the Lemieux news is a bit of a bummer for this offensive line as a whole, Schoen indeed wasted no time in making a move to go after Harlow. The 6-4, 285-pounder is in his fourth season in the NFL, spending the first year of his career with the Falcons, followed by two years with Arizona. He appeared in 32 games for the Cardinals, posting eight starts.
He joined the Cowboys this offseason and has suited up for one game for Dallas this fall. With the Giants in clear need of guard help, Schoen decided to swoop him from NY's NFC East rivals. Schoen also upset plenty of folks in Philly when he brought in Phillips from the Eagles. It was a reunion that has Giants fans pretty pumped up.
With Andrew Thomas and John Michael Schmitz still injured and not expected to play this weekend against the Commanders, the Giants need as many healthy hosses as possible. Again, it sucks that Lemieux suffered this serious injury, but it's now time for Harlow to show Big Blue what he can do for this squad moving forward.