Report: Jason Pierre-Paul, Giants re-structuring contract

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Report: Jason Pierre-Paul, Giants re-structuring contract
Monday September 7th, 2015

The New York Giants and Jason Pierre-Paul are likely to rework his contract before he re-signs and joins the team, according to's Ian Rapoport.

According to Rapoport, Pierre-Paul hopes to avoid missing six games on the NFL injury list while the Giants want to reduce his salary

Pierre-Paul has trained separately from the Giants during the offseason as his contract dispute has dragged on for several weeks. On July 4, the two-time Pro Bowler was also involved in a fireworks accident that cost him his right index finger. 

Pierre-Paul hopes to not be placed on the NFL injury list, since he believes that he can return before the six-game requirement without pay.

The defensive end traveled to the Giants' practice facility in East Rutherford, New Jersey to meet with team doctors and take a physical.

The Giants will open the season on the road against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

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