The team was granted a two-game roster exemption to allow him to practice without counting against the 53-man cap, beginning with last week’s practices. The Giants deemed him ready to return after one week.
Pierre-Paul will log his first game action since Dec. 28, 2014 when the 4–4 Giants play Tampa Bay, 4:05 p.m. ET Sunday.
In a corresponding move, the Giants placed linebacker Jon Beason on injured reserve with injuries to his knee and ankle. They also signed cornerback Tramain Jacobs off their practice squad and waived defensive tackle Louis Nix.
- Kenny Ducey