Giants looking for reinforcements
The New York Giants plan on working out free agent linebacker Tim Williams, tight end Nakia Griffin and defensive tackle Tyler Clark, according to Art Stapleton of NorthJersey.com.
Williams is a former Alabama teammate of Giants’ defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson. The 27 year-old has spent time with the Baltimore Ravens, Green Bay Packers and most recently with the Seattle Seahawks this season on their practice squad. He has 18 career tackles and two sacks.
Griffin went undrafted during this past NFL Draft and payed his college ball at Pitt and Rutgers. He spent time with the Minnesota Vikings during the summer and the Green Bay Packers’ practice squad this season.
Clark also went undrafted in 2020 out of the University of Georgia but signed with the Cincinnati Bengals and was waived this past summer.
With COVID-19 cases surging around the country and within the NFL, the Giants themselves have four new cases this week in kicker Graham Gano, tight end Kaden Smith, offensive lineman Matt Peart and wide receiver Dante Pettis. So they have to keep working players out in case they need to add them to their practice squad.
Peart, Smith and Pettis likely won’t play against the Cincinnati Bengals next Sunday, so the Giants will have three open roster spots.
All three players will workout for the Giants this coming Tuesday after undergoing the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols.