Giants’ Corey Coleman Done For Year

More bad news for the Giants. On the same day that Sterling Shepard suffered a fractured thumb, fellow wide receiver Corey Coleman went down with a torn ACL, according to a team announcement. 

[RELATED: Sterling Shepard Fractures Thumb]

Coleman, of course, will be unable to play this season. The Giants will soon place him on injured reserve, making it all official.

Coleman technically returned to the Giants on a one-year, $720K deal this offseason, though it was some creative accounting. As a former first round pick, his ’19 salary was already guaranteed, so the Browns are paying the remainder of his $2.025MM paycheck.

This was, potentially, going to be a big year for Coleman. The Giants also tacked on $1.7MM in incentives to his new deal and there was quiet belief that he could break out after the departure of Odell Beckham Jr.

Without Coleman, there will be even more pressure on Golden Tate to perform. Ditto for Shepard, though his Week 1 status is presently uncertain.

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  1. Jeff Zanghi

    Well that sucks… not that the Giants had a big chance of being good this season but injuries to two of your top few WR certainly isn’t going to help.

  2. Danthemilwfan

    How many games has this guy played actually in his young career?! Lol

  3. crosseyedlemon

    I suppose the next Giant’s update will have Victor Cruz announcing he’s ready to end his brief retirement.

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