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New York Giants Week 5 Inactive Report: Offensive Tackle Andrew Thomas Active

Giants left tackle Andrew Thomas (foot) is active for the game against the Cowboys in what is a huge, huge boost for New York.

The New York Giants will have starting left tackle Andrew Thomas this week against the Dallas Cowboys. But for how many snaps is another question.

Thomas, listed on the Giants' Friday injury report with a foot ailment that he said was unrelated to the off-season ankle surgery he had in January, worked out for trainers, coaches, and team officials before the Giants' inactive list was due. While it was determined that he was moving well enough to give things a go this week, it will be interesting to see if Thomas can play the entire game.

Had Thomas been declared inactive, that would have left a big hole on the Giants' offensive line. The second-year player out of Georgia has only been the Giants' best and most consistent offensive lineman, having allowed just six pressures in four games and no sacks.



If Thomas is unable to make it through the entire game, Nate Solder will probably move to left tackle, and second-year man Matt Peart, who lost out on the starting right tackle job, will step in at right tackle.

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