New York Giants: How FB Henry Hynoski’s Injury Affects the Offense

May 24, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Wednesday, May 22, New York Giants fullback Henry Hynoski was carted off the field after suffering a knee injury during the team's very first practice of organized team activities.  A day later, after an MRI examination, Hynoski's injury was clarified as a torn MCL and a "chip to the lateral plateau of his tibia," according to Mike Garafolo of USA Today.
Hynoski will need to undergo corrective surgery on his damaged knee, but he has set a goal to return in time for the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Sept. 8.  Doctors have told Hynoski that his goal is "not an unrealistic" one, according to Garafolo's report.
However, injuries like these, suffered in the late spring to early summer, are often lingering when the season begins in the fall, and the effects are still felt when the team is pushing for a playoff spot as the temperature plummets in the early winter.  See wide receiver Hakeem Nicks' broken foot, which he suffered during last year's OTAs,...

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