Giants Could Bring in Another Kicker While Graham Gano is Sidelined

The last thing the New York Giants need to do with mandatory roster cuts from 85 to 80 due by 4 p.m. Tuesday is to add a player at a position where they already have a fully capable body on the roster.

Such is the dilemma they’re facing at kicker, where they have Graham Gano on the roster. 

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But what makes this circumstance different is that Gano suffered a concussion in Sunday’s preseason loss to the Bengals, and since he’s in the league protocol,

Fortunately for the Giants, they could turn to punter Jamie Gillan to handle the place-kicking after Gano was injured while trying to make a tackle on a Bengals kickoff return.

Gillan handled four second-half kickoffs and scored four points, including a 31-yard field goal.

“I’m just here to hold and punt,” Gillan said Monday. “If they need any more field goals from me again, I’ll be there waiting.”

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