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EAST RUTHERFORD, N. Jake Ryan Jersey .J. -- The New York Giants suddenly have added concern at defensive end. With Jason Pierre-Paul still recovering from back surgery in early June, the Giants practiced Wednesday with fellow defensive end Justin Tuck sidelined by an undisclosed back problem. "Hes got a tight back," coach Tom Coughlin said after practice without being specific. "Theyre just taking the precautions." Coughlin hopes that Tuck will be able to play in New Yorks preseason opener at Pittsburgh on Saturday night, but added his condition needs to improve a little. Bothered by a number of injuries, including a neck problem, Tuck had an off-season in 2012, finishing with four sacks and 55 tackles in 55 games. As the teams defensive captain he took a lot of criticism when the Giants finished next to last in the league in defence. Tuck was not available for comment after practice. Backs are a touchy topic. Jason Pierre-Paul played 16 games last season with a sore back, but never disclosed the seriousness of the injury. He had disk surgery in June and he wasnt sure on Tuesday whether he would be ready to play in New Yorks season opener at Dallas on Sept. 8. Free agent signee Cullen Jenkins, who has been starting at defensive tackle, moved to the outside to take Tucks spot at end. "Hes a tough guy to block no matter where he is," Coughlin said about Jenkins, who played last season with Philadelphia. "Hes very effective, very good. Moves well. Just gives us a nice piece of versatility to be able to play him basically wherever we need." Shaun Rogers took over at defensive tackle for Jenkins. New York has had a couple of injuries this week that may make some players a question mark this weekend. Justin Pugh, the offensive tackle who was the Giants first round draft pick, running back Ryan Torain and guard James Brewer have suffered concussions this week and have missed practice. Rookie safety Cooper Taylor was out Wednesday with a hamstring injury. The injury to Brewer has created a chance for guard Brandon Mosley, a fourth-round draft pick a year ago who spent the season on injured reserve with an ankle problem. Brewer had been starting at right guard with veteran Chris Snee on the physically unable to perform list. Snee, who had off-season hip surgery, was activated on Tuesday but he is not ready to play in a game, so Mosley will start. "Hes had some very good practices," Coughlin said. "He occasionally suffers from a lack of experience when something new confronts him. Hes been impressive. Hes a tough kid. Hes battling." The Giants also announced the retirement of safety Deon Grant, who sat out last season. He last played in the Giants Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots in February 2012. "Hes one of our guys. He did a great job when he was here. Mr. Versatility," Coughlin said. "He played linebacker. He played back in the secondary. We had a package basically designed to get him and others on the field at the same time and he responded very, very well. He was a very, very smart player; a guy who could direct traffic back there. The guys really respected him. He had the ability to recognize when things werent championship quality and he would call peoples attention to that." Green Bay Packers Jerseys . Numbers Game examines the deal that sees Michael Del Zotto and Kevin Klein switch places. The Predators Get: D Michael Del Zotto. Jason Spriggs Jersey . -- Edmontons Val Sweeting is two wins away from a trip to Winnipeg to play in Canadas Road of the Rings in December. http:///...ious-Randall-Jersey/ . Rob Manfred, baseballs chief operating officer, testified last week during the grievance filed by the players union to overturn Rodriguezs 211-game suspension. A person familiar with the hearing, speaking on condition of anonymity, told The Associated Press on Saturday that Manfred testified the sport wasnt concerned whether Bosch distributed performance-enhancing drugs to minors because MLBs interest was his relationship with players under investigation. When the NFL came out with its new personal conduct policy in 2014, it stated that violations of the policy involving domestic violence would get a baseline six-game suspension for a first offense, considering any aggravating or mitigating factors.On Wednesday, the NFL announced a one-game suspension for kicker Josh Brown, stemming from a domestic violence arrest last year. The police report, which was obtained by ESPN, is disturbing. On May 22, 2015 (the second straight night the police were called to their house), police took the statement of the alleged victim, who claimed there was a history of abuse that included 20 incidents of physical violence. The officer on the scene wrote in his report that he believed Brown assaulted her that night.She appeared to be genuinely scared of her husband Joshua, the officer wrote. She seemed very embarrassed to tell me the details of her husbands [sic] history of abusing her.Five days later, Brown said, the charges were dropped.Brown, 37, said he informed the Giants of the charge the day of the incident, and a team spokesman confirmed they knew of the incident. The Giants said they did not conduct their own investigation into the arrest, but they said they were aware of the specifics of the report and re-signed Brown during an active NFL investigation. A source told ESPNs Dan Graziano the victim refused multiple requests to be interviewed by the NFL for its investigation.Brown and the NFL Players Association appealed that one-game suspension, and arbiter Harold Henderson recently upheld the punishment.A one-game suspension is curious and hearkens back to the days when domestic violence wasnt taken seriously. Of course things have changed, and respected former prosecutor Lisa Friel vetted Browns case for the NFL and recommended one game. As part of investigating, the NFL would have looked up police reports, sought out a record of past infractions and interviewed witnesses. But what could be the factor that mitigates five games from the baseline?The NFLs code of conduct policy names the aggravating factors that could increase a suspension, such as use of a gun or harming a pregnant partner. But the league doesnt specify or name any mitigating factors.What this case shows is that domestic violence is an incredibly complex and complicated issue, said Anna Isaacson, the NFLs vice president of social responnsibility. Martellus Bennett Jersey. It would be wonderful if it was easy to explain. We dont profess to know everything, but we profess to try to get it right. I hope that what weve done in the last two years shows that were committed to this issue and fans can trust that.The issue is, it isnt easy for fans, players or personnel to determine what mitigates a penalty, or how a baseline of six games can be whittled down to one. The NFL seemingly set a firm policy, and this suspension casts some doubt on how porous that baseline is.Brown, the league and the NFL Players Association have all declined to name the mitigating factors in this case.Everybodys known, everybodys been a part of it, Brown said. You know, guys have been very supportive, guys from around the league, ex-coaches, players that know my character. Ive been very supported through the process. Like we said, this has been a year and Ive had to play with this over my head, and Ive continued to play well and I will continue to play well.Giants head coach Ben McAdoo reiterated his hard line on domestic violence -- while at the same time offering support for Brown.We support the league office in their decision and their stance on personal conduct, McAdoo said. I do support Josh as a man, a father, and a player. We treat these situations on a case-by-case basis.But theres no harmony between zero tolerance and signing players who are being investigated for domestic violence. The one-game suspension without a more concrete explanation undermines the very point of the revamped code of conduct. Players and personnel need a firm understanding of what constitutes a penalty. How easy will it be for the next player arrested on a charge to point to Browns case as a new metric?The process was put into place, said Rita Smith, an activist who consults with the NFL on issues of domestic violence and education. Lisa Friel does what she does, and a one-game suspension was what they found. Im sure there are going to be some this isnt serious reactions in my own field. Ill have to account for that.Browns one-game suspension adds a shade of gray to the NFLs domestic violence policy and allows for more judgment calls, when the initial idea was to set a firm standard and be clear about it. Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2018 Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '