Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
4 weeks ago

Casillas (calf) is officially listed as active for Monday's matchup against the Bengals.

EDGE Analysis

This is relatively unsurprising, as it was reported earlier Monday that Casillas was expected to play in the contest. Barring any setbacks, the veteran figures to see his usual workload at weakside linebacker.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
4 weeks ago

Casillas (calf) is expected to play Monday night against the Bengals, ESPN's Jordan Raanan reports.

EDGE Analysis

Casillas surprisingly appeared on Saturday's injury report with a calf ailment, but the ailment is considered to be minor and thus not anticipated to keep him sidelined Monday. That comes as good news for the Giants defense, as Casillas' 60 total tackles currently ranks second on the team.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
4 weeks ago

Casillas is questionable for Monday's game against the Bengals due to a calf injury.

EDGE Analysis

Casillas didn't appear on the Giants' injury report until Friday, when he was limited at practice, meaning he likely suffered the injury during the week. His status will be confirmed before game time Monday. Look for Keenan Robinson to see a spot start if Casillas is held out.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
2 months ago

Casillas posted 11 tackles Sunday against the Ravens.

EDGE Analysis

Casillas posted his second double-digit tackle effort of the season, and is now averaging 8.5 stops per contest. The veteran never averaged as many as six tackles per game in the first seven years of his career, but the sample size is now large enough that his production appears to be sustainable. In deeper IDP leagues, the one-category producer is worth a roster spot.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
3 months ago

Casillas had 11 total tackles Sunday against the Cowboys, seven of the solo variety.

EDGE Analysis

He had a great camp and followed it up with a strong game, flying around the field and helping to limit Ezekiel Elliott. He's the team's starting weak-side linebacker and should be a nice source of tackles.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
3 months ago

Casillas is active for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

EDGE Analysis

Casillas returned to practice on Monday after dealing with cracked ribs during the preseason. He will assume his position at starting weak-side linebacker against the Cowboys on Sunday.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
3 months ago

Casillas (ribs) returned to practice on Monday, SNY's Ralph Vacchiano reports.

EDGE Analysis

Casillas suffered some sort of rib injury during the Giants' third preseason tilt, but is reportedly fine and his participation in practice Monday supports that claim. Until further notice, Casillas is expected to play Week 1.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
3 months ago

Casillas (ribs) told reporters that he has no fractures and expects to play in the season opener, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

It was originally reported that Casillas was dealing with cracked ribs after Saturday's preseason game with the Jets. However, the 29-year-old insists that there are no fractures and he's not expecting to miss too much time recovering from the injury. Casillas is expected to anchor a much bolstered Giants defense in 2016.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
3 months ago

Casillas suffered a cracked rib during Saturday's preseason game against the Jets, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

After having X-rays performed on Casilla's injured ribs, the nature of the ailment was uncovered, but it appears that issue will be one pain tolerance, per Raanan. In parts of three exhibitions to date, Casillas has posted 10 tackles (four solo), three passes defended, and one interception as the Giants' starting weakside linebacker.

Jonathan Casillas
LB NYG (8)
4 months ago

Casillas is having a great camp and is the Giants best linebacker at this point, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.

EDGE Analysis

He's fast and has coverage skills the rest of the corps lacks. He'll start on the weak side where he has a chance to rack up tackles as well as plays in the passing game.