If Landon Collins has played his final game in a Giants uniform, he left his teammates with a lasting impression. The Giants safety, who was…
If Landon Collins has played his final game in a Giants uniform, he left his teammates with a lasting impression.
The Giants safety, who was playing on an expiring contract, will undergo shoulder surgery to repair a partially torn labrum, according to sources, that will keep him out through much of the offseason. Collins suffered the injury in Sunday’s overtime win against the Bears but returned to the game and played through it, only for further testing to reveal the severity.
Collins knew he was playing without any guarantees about his future, but never let it affect his game in the eyes of his teammates.
“It just showed me that he loves football,” cornerback Janoris Jenkins said. “He wanted to be here, he was ready to play.… You always appreciate guys coming back, knowing that it’s their contract year. He just came out and played.”
Collins is expected to be facing a recovery time of four to six months, which could allow him to be back in time for OTAs — whose being the question.
Jenkins said he never sensed the contract situation weighing on Collins, who had played all but six snaps this season before missing 11 more after getting injured against Chicago.

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