It looks like the New York Giants may have gotten some good news from Terrell Thomas and his visit to Dr. James Andrews. Tom Coughlin opened a press conference at training camp expressing sadness for Andy Reid and his family, but quickly turned to the Thomas. Coughlin said Thomas will return to training camp and rehab his knee, but that Andrews agreed with Thomas’ doctors in that he does not have a torn ACL.
Initial reports last Monday were that Thomas had at least a torn ACL, but that was before he got a second and now third opinion. The Giants’ team doctors thought it was torn, but nobody has confirmed that.
Coughlin does not know for sure that Thomas is in the clear, but it feels like the news will be good.
Hopefully in the coming weeks we can get more info on Thomas’ injury, and as soon as we find out more you’ll be the first to know.
Thomas was one of the best defenders for the Giants in 2010, and heading into 2011 had high hopes of what he could continue to do for defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. There is no telling what kind of affect both last year’s ACL tear and this most recent scare will do to his effectiveness, but Thomas is obviously going to attempt to get back on the field.
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