Reports: Giants lose LB for the season

Giants LB Jonathan Goff is out for the year with a torn ACL, according to reports. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

The Giants have been hurt by injuries all preseason and received another blow Tuesday evening, reportedly losing linebacker Jonathan Goff to a torn ACL.

According to Mike Garafolo of, and multiple other outlets, Goff is out for the season. Per the report, Goff suffered the injury at practice on Monday.

The fourth-year linebacker started all 16 games for the Giants in 2010. He was originally a fifth-round pick in 2008.

Earlier this offseason, the Giants lost cornerback Terrell Thomas to a torn ACL. He Started 32 games over the past two seasons. Second-round pick Marvin Austin is done too with a torn pectoral. Reserve linebacker Clint Sintim suffered a season-ending torn ACL and patellar tendon. And reserve cornerback Bruce Johnson tore his Achilles during training camp.

Meanwhile, first-round pick (cornerback) Prince Amukamara is likely out until Week 5 with a fracture in his left foot. And Osi Umenyiora is expected to miss the first part of the season with a knee injury.

The Eagles play the Giants in Week 3 in their home opener at the Linc. New York opens the season at the Redskins, before hosting the Rams in Week 2


The Eagles are 4.5-point favorites against the Rams, according to, and 90 percent of the action is on the Birds to cover. The over/under is 44, and 92 percent of the action is on the over.

Thom Brennaman and Brian Billick will call the game on Fox at 1 p.m.

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