/On Pro Football: Giants See a Changed Pierre-Paul on His Return

On Pro Football: Giants See a Changed Pierre-Paul on His Return

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Jason Pierre-Paul (90) working out at practice Wednesday.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The beginning of a weekday pro football practice is usually as eventful as watching any other cluster of laborers making a sleepy arrival at the same old workplace. But Wednesday morning at the Giants’ training complex, the players and the coaches took the field to see the face of a co-worker whose mysterious absence has cast a spectral cloud over the team since midsummer.

The presence of defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, in uniform and working out, shook the Giants out of their monotony. And most of them, like everyone else on the grounds, took a furtive — or obvious — glance at Pierre-Paul’s injured right hand, which was inside a custom-made white glove and missing the index finger and small portions of the thumb and middle finger.

“You always try to peek but don’t want to say, ‘Show me,’ ” cornerback Prince Amukamara…

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