As Giants 101 speculated earlier this week, concern over the ankle of Bear Pascoe has led to the New York Giants activating tight end Travis Beckum off of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. In order to make room for Beckum, the team has waived offensive lineman Mitch Petrus.
Beckum, who hasn't played since tearing his ACL in Super Bowl XLVI, said on Friday that he felt "great" and anticipated being activated for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Petrus, meanwhile, has now been waived for the second time this year. He was released in early September in favor of defensive lineman D.J. Jones, whom had been awarded to the Giants off of waivers, only to be re-signed after Jones failed his physical.
In week five against the Cleveland Browns, Petrus was in line to start the game in the event guard Chris Snee, who was battling a hip injury, was unable to go. Needless to say, this season has been a bit of a rollercoaster for him.
By activating Beckum, it's a good indication that Pascoe will be inactive on Sunday. It's also a good indication that the coaching staff isn't entirelyy comfortable with rookie Adrien Robinson seeing significant playing time just yet.
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