Jason Pierre-Paul RUMORS & NEWS

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jason Pierre Paul plans to return to Giants next week, per @DanGrazianoESPN. Giants will examine hand and determine when he can play.

  • JPP expected to show up to Giants before Week 1; will he play?

    NFL.com "As the season opener draws closer, the Giants are still mostly in the dark about the status and recovery of star pass-rusher Jason Pierre-Paul. That picture will become clearer soon. According to three sources informed of his recovery, JPP's rehab is "progressing very well." It has been about a..." August 24

  • Jason Pierre-Paul ducks media with decoy who has wrong hand wrapped in toilet paper

    New York Daily News "Jason Pierre-Paul couldn’t dodge the Daily News all by himself Sunday. He needed an extra hand. The beleaguered Giants defensive end, whose finger was reportedly amputated after a July 4 fireworks accident, tried to fool a Daily News reporter at a charity event in Sunrise, Fla. by sending..." August 24

  • Jason Pierre-Paul jokes how he 'lost a finger' after making Twitter typo

    CBS Sports "Make a grammatical mistake on Twitter and you will hear about it. The more followers you have, the greater the number of times you'll be informed about your mistake. Triple that number if you're a famous person who recently blew a finger off with fireworks. At least Giants defensive end Jason..." August 23

  • Jason Pierre-Paul recovery remains 'a slow process'

    ESPN New York "Wednesday marks six weeks since New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery to amputate his right index finger and repair fractures in his right thumb. At the time of that surgery, people with knowledge of the situation estimated that Pierre-Paul's hand would need six weeks to..." August 19

  • Jason Pierre-Paul Won’t Answer Giants Owner’s Calls

    New York Daily News "Jason Pierre-Paul may have finally spoken to Giants coach Tom Coughlin, but he still has a few more phone calls to make. One of them apparently needs to go to one of the men that pays him, after Giants co-owner Steve Tisch revealed his frustrations on Sunday about his attempts to reach JPP. He..." August 11

  • How the Giants plan to stop the run in JPP’s absence

    New York Post "After being grilled about his exchange of text messages with Jason Pierre-Paul, defensive line coach Robert Nunn was asked recently if the Giants would be better against the run in 2015 than in 2014, when they ranked 30th in the league. There has been plenty of talk about the Giants’ pass rush..." August 09

  • Coughlin: JPP will return to team when he feels ready

    NFL.com "New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Saturday he finally spoke to star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. The two had a "good conversation" on Friday according to Coughlin, who also said Pierre-Paul wouldn't return to the team until he's healthy enough to get on the field. "He's looking..." August 09

  • Tom Coughlin says Jason Pierre-Paul 'anxious' to be at Giants camp

    ESPN New York "The New York Giants still don't know when injured defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will be back in their building, but at least he's been more communicative with them lately. Giants coach Tom Coughlin said he spoke with Pierre-Paul on Friday for the first time since the July 4 fireworks accident..." August 09

  • Jason Pierre-Paul is 'rehabbing' in Florida, according to Giants teammate

    Newark Star-Ledger "Everything has been rather quiet on the Jason Pierre-Paul front at Giants training camp this week. All that has unfolded over the past few days is that Giants general manager Jerry Reese said he finally talked to the injured defensive end. But Reese wouldn't elaborate on their conversation,..." August 07

  • Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul finally touch base

    Pro Football Talk "There’s still no word on when Jason Pierre-Paul will sign his one-year contract with the Giants, and no word on whether he’ll be healthy enough to play when he does. But the two sides are at least talking. The Giants had no contact at all with Pierre-Paul from his Fourth of July fireworks..." August 04

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source says despite convo with @Giants GM Jerry Reese that nothing has changed with JPP. Won't sign tender/report until can pass physical

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Giants prez John Mara said on @BoomerandCarton GM Jerry Reese spoke to Jason Pierre-Paul yesterday. So some more cooperation from JPP now.

  • Reese says Giants defense can surprise people without JPP

    The Score "General manager Jerry Reese says the New York defense is going to surprise people this season, even without injured star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Speaking to reporters for the first time since players reported, Reese refused to say much Sunday about Pierre-Paul, whose status for the..." August 02

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    Bob Glauber @BobGlauber

    John Mara on how Giants will prepare without Jason Pierre-Paul: "I think we have to plan on being without him."

  • Jason Pierre-Paul rehabbing in South Florida away from Giants

    ESPN New York "Jason Pierre-Paul is getting his own medical care and rehab near his home in South Florida after the July 4 fireworks accident that cost him his right index finger, a source told ESPN, and at this point has no timetable for returning to the Giants. The source emphasized that Pierre-Paul expects..." July 30

  • John Mara: “Very disappointing” Pierre-Paul didn’t let team see him

    New York Post "John Mara has “no idea’’ when Jason Pierre-Paul will report to training camp. Mara acknowledged it was “very disappointing to him’’ that Pierre-Paul refused to see two team officials who traveled down to Florida to check on his physical condition, and revealed no one from the organization has even..." July 29

  • Justin Tuck on Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I think he will be the same

    New York Daily News "Justin Tuck spent four seasons with the Giants watching Jason Pierre-Paul blossom, watching the defensive end develop into a fearsome pass-rushing force. And Tuck, who joined the Raiders last season, doesn't believe Pierre-Paul's stunning offseason injury will change that trajectory this..." July 21

  • Justin Tuck says he has spoken with out-of-contact Jason Pierre-Paul

    ESPN New York "The New York Giants have not had success reaching defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul since he lost his right index finger in a July 4 fireworks accident. But former Giant Justin Tuck, who is now with the Oakland Raiders but remains close with Pierre-Paul, told reporters at a charity event in Newark,..." July 20

  • JPP’s future with Giants in limbo as extension deadline passes

    New York Post "And then there was Jason Pierre-Paul. The Giants defensive end was the only NFL player with a franchise-player tag who failed to work out a long-term deal with his current club by Wednesday’s deadline — an entirely predictable development in the wake of Pierre-Paul’s recent fireworks..." July 16

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    After all that, only Jason Pierre-Paul will play on the franchise tag this season, officially.

  • ESPYs host Joel McHale jokes about Jason Pierre-Paul’s fireworks accident, cuts to fake finger

    New York Daily News "At least one joke from comedian and ESPYs host Joel McHale in Wednesday night's opening monologue was explosive. McHale began one of his barbs by saying Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul was in attendance at the awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The camera then cut to a shot of nothing but a fake index..." July 15

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Giants still just trying to gather info on the health of JPP. Nowhere close to being in position to negotiate a long-term deal by 4pm...

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    Jackson Memorial Hospital operator said today Jason Pierre-Paul "is no longer here." A source confirms that he has been discharged.

  • Pierre-Paul discharged from hospital after finger amputation

    Sportsnaut "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..." July 14

  • ESPN's Adam Schefter defends JPP tweet

    Big Blue View "Last week, ESPN NFL reporter Adam Schefter tweeted out medical charts obtained by his employer that showed Pierre-Paul had his right index finger amputated during one of multiple hand surgeries. He spoke to Sports Illustrated about the incident in The Noise Report and defended his controversial..." July 13

  • New finger wouldn't help Pierre-Paul return to football

    Fox Sports "Jason Pierre-Paul won't be getting a prosthetic finger to help him return to football. That's still the stuff of science fiction, according to doctors contacted by the New York Post. The New York Giants defensive lineman apparently is still recovering at a Miami hospital after a July 4..." July 13

  • Pierre-Paul’s unique rehab complicates his return

    Pro Football Talk "Optimism abounds regarding the ability of Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to return from a fireworks injury that resulted in the amputation of his right index finger. But with multiple fractures in his right thumb, the process will be unusual and complicated. Sunday Night Football Sports..." July 12

  • If Giants guarantee salary, JPP will return by Week One

    Pro Football Talk "In the aftermath of Jason Pierre-Paul’s fireworks injury, we explained that his best move would be to wait to sign his franchise tender until he’s cleared to play. On Friday, ESPN reported that Pierre-Paul indeed intends to do just that. It’s Pierre-Paul’s best move because, if he signs the..." July 11

  • Ex-Giants lineman David Diehl criticizes Jason Pierre-Paul's 'immaturity' after fireworks incident

    Newark Star-Ledger "David Diehl, the former longtime Giants offensive lineman, certainly wants the best for defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, as he recovers from injuries sustained in a July 4 fireworks accident. But Diehl also questioned Pierre-Paul's maturity during a recent appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio...." July 11

  • Jason Pierre-Paul unlikely to sign 1-year, $14.8M tender until healthy

    ESPN New York "New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is unlikely to sign his $14.81 million franchise tender until he's confident he can pass the team's physical, league sources told ESPN on Friday. If Pierre-Paul, who had his right index finger amputated Wednesday as a result of a fireworks..." July 11

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source says JPP won't sign franchise tender until confident he can pass physical to prevent #Giants from putting on NFI, having full control

  • Giants will keep Jason Pierre-Paul despite amputated finger, source says

    Newark Star-Ledger "After all that has transpired since the Fourth of July weekend fireworks accident that cost Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul his right index finger, he remains a valuable commodity. The Giants fully intend to have Pierre-Paul on their roster for the 2015 season, a person with knowledge of..." July 10

  • ESPN defends publication of Pierre-Paul’s medical record

    Pro Football Talk "Plenty of people have concerns about ESPN’s decision to publish an image of Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical records. ESPN claims it has no such concerns. “HIPAA does not apply to news organizations,” ESPN said in a statement issued Wednesday night, via CNN. Regardless of whether the federal law..." July 09

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    In addition to right index finger amputation as @AdamSchefter reported, I'm told JPP has right thumb fractures. Should heal in 6 weeks

  • ESPN showing Jason Pierre-Paul's medical records could lead to multiple lawsuits

    SB Nation "The world found out on Wednesday night that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had his finger amputated as a result of a Fourth of July fireworks accident. ESPN's Adam Schefter was first with the information, and included on his tweet a picture of Pierre-Paul's medical records. While..." July 09

  • Giants had no knowledge of Jason Pierre-Paul amputation until ESPN report

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants continue to be kept out of the loop about Jason Pierre-Paul's medical condition. A team spokesman said that Giants officials had no knowledge of Pierre-Paul's decision to amputate his right index finger until they saw the ESPN report breaking the story. A contingent of team..." July 09

  • Jason Pierre-Paul has right index finger amputated after fireworks injury

    New York Daily News "Jason Pierre-Paul had his right index finger amputated Wednesday after a Fourth of July fireworks injury, ESPN said in a bombshell report. The Giants defensive end reportedly had his finger amputated after being injured on Saturday. ESPN's Adam Schefter, who shared a photo of the 26-year-old's..." July 09

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Worth noting JPP never signed franchise tender, thus he is not under contract to Giants. Team showed up in Florida, but not welcomed there.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Giants officials have come and gone from S. Florida without getting chance to visit the injured JPP, per sources. Made trip, never visited.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Don’t expect Jason Pierre-Paul to sign his franchise tag til he’s ready to play. Means #Giants can’t place him on Non-Football Injury list.

  • Report: Police no longer investigating Jason Pierre-Paul over fireworks accident

    The Score "Things nearly got worse for Jason Pierre-Paul on Tuesday. After injuring his hands in a fireworks accident on the weekend, Pierre-Paul was the subject of a police investigation regarding the incident. Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reported that the New York Giants pass rusher was being investigated..." July 08

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Giants officials have been in South Florida since Monday night but still have not been able to visit JPP. Waiting patiently, hoping he's OK.

  • Jason Pierre-Paul could face criminal fireworks possession charge

    ESPN New York "Jason Pierre-Paul could face criminal charges in Florida pending the results of a police investigation into the fireworks incident that injured the Giants defensive end's hands last weekend, according to a report by NJ.com. Brad McKeon, a public information officer for the Coral Springs Police..." July 07

  • Giants hope to get more info about Pierre-Paul’s injuries

    Pro Football Talk "Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul remains hospitalized in Miami, three days after a fireworks mishap. Standing alone, that’s pretty ominous. Making the situation even more gloomy is the reality that details remain elusive, confusing, and unclear. Understandably, the Giants want to know what’s..." July 07

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    There’s concern Jason Pierre-Paul could miss training camp, start of regular season, per team source; team still awaiting more medical info.

  • Giants can rescind franchise offer to Jason Pierre-Paul

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Pierre-Paul has not yet signed his one-year franchise tender in hopes of working out a long-term deal with the New York Giants. Now that he reportedly injured his hand in a fireworks mishap on the 4th of July, could that decision come back to haunt the star defensive end? As Mike Florio..." July 06

  • Report: Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul injured in fireworks accident

    Pro Football Talk "For many of us, last night was a chance to blow off some steam, if not some fingers. But Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul might have gotten a little too close to the action. According to Andy Slater of WINZ in Miami, Pierre-Paul “severely injured” his hand in a fireworks accident last..." July 06

  • Giants pull $60M offer to Jason Pierre-Paul

    NFL.com "The New York Giants are withdrawing their $60 million long-term contract offer to Jason Pierre-Paul following the star pass rusher's fireworks incident over the weekend, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, per three sources informed of the situation. JPP suffered a hand injury..." July 06

  • Jason Pierre-Paul burns flesh off hand in fireworks accident

    New York Post "This time of year, there are always warnings about the risks and hazards involved with shooting off fireworks. Many listen to those warnings. Some do not. Jason Pierre-Paul did not, and it cost him, dearly. Pierre-Paul, the Giants’ 26-year-old star defensive end, suffered a serious but..." July 06