Schefter did say the longer timeframe is considered more likely. He went on to say the Giants bye is week 11, so it's possible if Barkley needs 8 weeks, he'll be able to play in the final six games of the season. We'll have to see how the RB split works out between Gallman and Penny, but the team is also likely to bring in another back.
After falling awkwardly on a six-yard reception near New York's sideline, Barkley was helped into the locker room supported by two team trainers. Gallman is next up on the depth chart with Penny behind him.
Nov 16, 2018 · 6:54 PM EST
Giants RB Elijhaa Penny (back) took full practice reps again Friday.
Nov 15, 2018 · 6:42 PM EST
Giants RB Elijhaa Penny (back) returned to full practice reps Thursday after missing Wednesday.