A somewhat miffed Deon Grant denied faking an injury to slow down the St. Louis Rams' no-huddle offense and give the Giants' defense time to rest in Monday night's nationally televised game.|||||||
The veteran safety insisted Wednesday he hurt his right knee making a tackle on Cadillac Williams after an 8-yard run to the Giants 7 late in the first quarter. The Rams told the NFL on Tuesday they suspected Tom Coughlin's team was faking injuries, and quarterback Sam Bradford added it was obvious the Giants were wasting time. On Wednesday, the NFL sent a memo to all 32 teams warning of fines, suspensions and loss of draft picks if it determines players faked injuries.
Grant has resigned with the New York Giants.|||||||
The 32-year-old who started eight games last year in his first season with New York was back at training camp on Tuesday after getting a call from the team the day before. Grant, who became a free agent after last season, says other teams called his agent in recent weeks. But he felt that he would return to the Giants at some point. He added he feels he has some unfinished business after the team missed the playoffs with a 10-6 record.
The Giants have signed Grant.|||||||
New York is clearly looking to upgrade a secondary that was awful in 2009. The Giants have also added Antrel Rolle.
Grant returned Sunday against the New York Jets, leading the Seahawks with seven tackles|||||||
Grant missed last week's game against St. Louis with a neck injury.
According to the Florida Times-Union, the former Jacksonville safety signed a six-year, $30 million contract with the Seahawks this weekend.|||||||
Grant started 48 straight games with Jacksonville, recording seven interceptions.