The New York Giants cut safety Chad Jones after he flunked his physical.
A former third-round draft pick from LSU, Jones suffered serious injuries during an auto accident after being drafted and hasn't been able to get back on the field since then.
ALBANY – The Giants had finished the morning practice of their first full day of training camp when Tom Coughlin gathered players near an end zone of their University at Albany field. This was no get-acquainted chat, no how-was-your-summer hello. This was the Coughlin of old, or of new, or maybe an old-new version.
You start to think all kinds of thoughts when the ''Breaking News'' flash comes across the television. This time it was God-awful news out of New Orleans. This time it was one of our guys.
While the images of Chad Jones' car accident early Friday morning shook the LSU faithful, the news out of New Orleans continues to be positive.
Giants rookie safety Chad Jones was involved in a serious auto accident in New Orleans yesterday morning that resulted in emergency surgery on his lower left leg and clouded his NFL future.
Former LSU two-sport star Chad Jones was involved in a car accident early Friday morning. Jones was listed in critical condition and went into surgery at 10:15 a.m.