Giants RB Saquon Barkley making strides as he works his way back from injury
Giants running back Saquon Barkley is continuing to make strides as he works his method back from a heap ACL, MCL, and meniscus.
Videos were published to Instagram on Monday of Barkley doing dexterity drills.
Barkley suffered his knee injuries last season throughout the Giants’ Week 2 video game versus the Chicago Bears.
Speaking recently, Giants co-owner John Mara spoke about Barkley’s agreement circumstance — something that has actually been placed on the back burner as the group waits on his healthy return.
“I certainly think we’re not in a hurry to do that,” Mara stated about a prospective extension. “We fully expect him to be as good as new. If anybody is going to spend 100 percent of his efforts to rehab, it’s going to be Saquon just knowing what type of motivation he has. But we’re not in any hurry to do that at this time, especially after the money we just spent.
“I said at the end of the season and I’ll say it again, we hope he’s going to be a Giant for life and at the appropriate time we’ll start those discussions.”
Speaking previously this offseason, Barkley called the injury the weakest minute of his life.
“I just couldn’t control myself crying, asking ‘Why me? Why me? Why me?’” he stated. “Definitely humbling. When something that you love and you’re passionate about so much is taken away from you, and you’re just sitting there watching on the TV, and you can’t even go… it’s been tough.”
The expectation stays that Barkley will be all set for the start of the 2021 season.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.