The Giants got help with their injury report when LB Michael Boley and DT Chris Canty returned to practice this week. But during Friday's practice, WR Mario Manningham was a surprise addition to the sideline.
Manningham, who has not been on the team's injury report this week, was on the stationary bike during the portion of practice open to the media. CB Aaron Ross (hamstring) was the only other player not practicing.
Manningham has had a variety of upper body injuries this season: He hurt his shoulder against the Cowboys in Week 2 and left the Saints game early with a back/ribs injury. But he has yet to miss a game.
We'll know more from coach Tom Coughlin when he meets with the media after practice. If Manningham needs to sit out Sunday against the Eagles, or is physically limited, impressive rookie Hakeem Nicks could be thrust into a larger role.