Breaking News: Giants Place Gerris Wilkinson On Injured Reserve

Posted: 11th November 2009 by Jeff Shull in NFL
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Yet another fallen comrade has hit the "done for the season" list. He joins a long list of fellow teammates, and the impact of this loss will be felt on special teams. Wilkinson was a special teams standout and a great backup linebacker. He got some good playing time last year, but with the addition of Michael Boley and the fine play of Chase Blackburn, he was moved down the depth chart. He led the team with 12 special teams tackles; the Giants will look to replace him this week in practice. This is yet another disappointing loss to add to the several Giants on IR. He joins Jay Alford, Kenny Philips, and Andre Brown on the list. The Giants entered the season as arguably the deepest team in the league defensively, but injuries to just about everyone on that side of the ball have dismissed ...

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