CHAD JONES NOT CLEARED TO PARTICIPATE IN GIANTS' ROOKIE MINI-CAMP
"Chad Jones' goal of being on the field with his teammates in an organized
practice this spring will not be met this weekend.
The former third-round pick, who suffered severe leg injuries in a car
accident two years ago, has not been cleared to participate in Giants rookie
camp, a team spokesman said, confirming a report
by Newsday. Jones would have been eligible to participate in the camp, which
runs Friday through Sunday, because he has zero credited and accrued NFL
Jones has been participating
in offseason workouts with his teammates and has
impressed a few with how well he's been moving. However, he realizes
conditioning is an issue at this point.
The Giants begin organized team activities later this month. They also have a
mandatory, full-team minicamp June 11-13, though Jones may not be cleared by
then either. The next possible action for him would come with the start of
training camp in July."