The New York Giants are a bit down after losing in Dallas on Thanksgiving afternoon but there could be some hope on the horizon.
Head coach Brian Daboll said on Friday morning that four players who have been out injured - right tackle Evan Neal (knee), tight end Daniel Bellinger (eye), guard Ben Bredeson (knee) and outside linebacker Azeez Ojulari (calf) - could be ready for the team's next game on December 4 against the Washington Commanders.
"I think all those guys are improving," said Daboll. "They'll have three good days of treatment here coming up. We'll see where we're at on Monday."
The extra three days off should give that group some additional time to heal and get them back in the lineup. The Giants have been running on fumes the past several weeks personnel-wise, starting too many backups and street free agents in key roles.
The results have been glaring as they've been schooled two straight weeks, by Detroit last week and Dallas on Thanksgiving.
Neal and Bellinger were just two the seven players that were ruled out for Thursday's game for the Giants due to injury. The other five were center Jon Feliciano (neck), cornerback Adoree' Jackson (knee), guard Joshua Ezeudu (neck), cornerback Fabian Moreau (oblique) and guard Shane Lemieux (toe).
Bredeson and Ojulari are still on injured reserve and would have to added to the active roster.
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Story originally appeared on Giants Wire