Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback C.J. Wilson lost two fingers during a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July weekend. In what was a major blow to his chances of actually making a career out of this football thing, Wilson has now decided to step away from the NFL in order to focus on his overall health. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that not only is Wilson stepping away...
Former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck has been in close contact with Jason Pierre-Paul since his old teammate was injured on the 4th of July. While many have wondered if the young pass-rusher will be able to return to form after losing his right index finger, Tuck isn’t worried at all. Having been Pierre-Paul’s mentor since the younger player entered the league in...
A person close to the negotiations between the New York Giants and Jason Pierre-Paul says the defensive end did not get a new long-term contract deal from the NFL team ahead of a deadline for players who have franchise tags. The lack of a deal by the Wednesday deadline is not surprising considering Pierre-Paul's status has been uncertain since he suffered serious injuries...
ESPN’s annual ESPY Awards show aired on Wednesday and, as usual, the biggest names in sports were in the audience. Ronda Rousey was there and delivered a jab at Floyd Mayweather after taking home the award for Best Fighter. Also making an appearance was Jason Pierre-Paul, sort of. During his opening monologue, host Joel McHale...Read More
Jason Pierre-Paul has taken the first of many big steps towards recovery. The New York Giants defensive end has been discharged from Jackson Memorial Hospital after having his right index finger amputated due to an unfortunate fireworks accident on the 4th of July. The news was first reported by Kimberly Jones of NFL Network: Jackson Memorial Hospital operator said today Jason...
Losing his right index finger to amputation following a July 4th fireworks accident has put Jason Pierre-Paul’s future with the New York Giants into question. Outside of the fact that he actually lost a finger, Pierre-Paul could be out a whole lot more unless he’s able to come to some sort of a common ground with the Giants. The team pulled a $60 million contract offer to the...
Jason Pierre-Paul could be on the verge of understanding exactly what it means to have insult added to injury. On Tuesday, law enforcement officials told Jordan Ranaan of NJ.com that the Coral Springs (Fla.) Police Department is investigating the fireworks accident that left Pierre-Paul injured over the 4th of July weekend. Depending on what police...Read More
The New York Giants are pulling a long-term offer that they made to defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, according to a report. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network notes that the offer was for $60 million and the Giants pulled it after Pierre-Paul injured his hand in a fireworks accident over the holiday weekend. While the Giants...Read More
New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a serious hand injury in a fireworks accident on Saturday night. According to Andy Slater of WINZ 940-AM in Miami, Pierre-Paul sustained a “severe injury” to his hand. While there has not been an official announcement made, speculation is building on Twitter that Pierre-Paul mangled his...Read More
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