The New York Giants are going to make the Dallas Cowboys keep guessing about Jason Pierre-Paul’s playing status for the season opener. The Giants on Friday listed the playing-making defensive end as questionable for Sunday night’s game in Dallas, saying they needed a little more time to decide his status. Pierre-Paul had said earlier in the week that he would know by Friday whether his surgically repaired lower back would be sound enough for him to play. If he did, he and coach Tom Coughlin were keeping it a secret. ”I am going to make the trip,” Pierre-Paul said after practice. ”It will be a game-time decision by the training staff and the coach, and that will be basically it.” The deciding factor may be how Pierre-Paul feels after Saturday’s three-hour flight from New Jersey to Dallas. He has not flown since returning from California following the surgery in June to repair a disk in his lower back. ”I am not going to put my team in jeopardy if I know I can’t play well,” said Pierre-Paul, who saw his sack output drop from 16 1/2 to 6 1/2 last season because of back pain last season. Pierre-Paul started training… Read full this story
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