/Giants Lose Geoff Schwartz for Season as Injuries Pile Up

Giants Lose Geoff Schwartz for Season as Injuries Pile Up

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Eli Manning dropped the ball as guard Geoff Schwartz (74) blocked against the Redskins on Sunday. Schwartz broke his left leg in the game.

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The Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan taking down Manning, who was sacked three times as the Giants had to use backups on their offensive line.

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For the banged-up Giants, Monday’s injury news was not uplifting. Guard Geoff Schwartz, who was considered a key acquisition during the 2014 off-season but missed 14 games because of foot and ankle problems last year, was lost for the rest of the season with a broken left leg sustained in Sunday’s loss to the Washington Redskins.

The offensive line was already missing two other starters. Guard Justin Pugh was sidelined against Washington with a concussion, and center Weston Richburg sat out with an ankle sprain. Coach Tom Coughlin…

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