Giants place LB Antonio Pierce on injured reserve
The slumping New York
Pierce has missed two games since being ruled out indefinitely after an MRI exam Nov. 20 revealed the bulging disk. The
The 31-year-old Pierce, in his ninth NFL season and fifth with the
New York, which has lost five of six since opening the season 5-0, hosts rival Dallas on Sunday is also dealing with an injury to quarterback
Pierce played 15 games last season after appearing in all 16 games in each of the previous two seasons. He has led the
He spent much of the past year in the spotlight after helping former teammate
Pierce drove Burress to the hospital and then took the gun that Burress used back to his home in New Jersey, later arranging to get it back to the wounded receiver’s home. Pierce testified before a grand jury, which declined to indict him for his role in the incident.