Giants place wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending IR

Tuesday September 16th, 2014

The Giants announced Tuesday that they have placed wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve.

Jernigan sprained his foot in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. He will not undergo surgery.

The 5-foot-9, 181-pound Jernigan caught six passes for 40 yards over two games this season.

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Linebacker Jon Beason, who left the game in the third quarter, re-aggravated a previous foot injury

New York also placed cornerback Walter Thurmond on season-ending IR.

The Giants, which are 0-2 with losses to the Lions and Cardinals, host the Texans on Sunday.

- Chris Johnson

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