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The Giants defensive end is happy that he can still play real football, though, with his fireworks-damaged hand.

The defensive end had been away from the team since severely injuring his hand in a Fourth of July fireworks accident.

The defensive end has had little contact with the team since severely injuring his right hand in a July 4 fireworks accident.

The reporter ended speculation over the actual severity of the injuries the Giants player had suffered in a fireworks mishap, but he raised questions about privacy.

The defensive end had yet to sign a one-year offer from the team.

NFC East teams may be struggling, but one of them has to make the playoffs.

Defensive end struggled with injury throughout 2012 season.