By now, you know all about the injuries to LaVar Arrington, Osi Umenyiora and Justin Tuck…
Osi Out, Emmons to SLB
Strongside linebacker LaVar Arrington tore his Achilles' tendon in New York's 36-22 victory in Dallas and is out for the season. Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora has a strained hip flexor. Coach Tom Coughlin said Umenyiora is "week-to-week" and "probably" will be unavailable for Sunday's home game against the 2-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Reserve end Justin Tuck also sat out practice with a foot injury. Umenyiora and Tuck are both listed as questionable for the game. "Obviously, you don't want to lose anybody," Coughlin said. "If you had your wish as a coach, it would be that you play with the team that comes out of camp. But unfortunately that is not our game. So you have to make adjustments. And throughout the course of a long season injuries do occur." Fortunately for the Giants, they have talented reserves ready to step up. Although Coughlin did not say definitively who would replace the injured players, the logical choices are 11-year veteran Carlos Emmons at linebacker and...
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