Luke Kuechly

Jason Pierre-Paul to miss rest of regular season after hernia surgery

Jason Pierre-Paul to miss rest of regular season after hernia surgery

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is going to miss the rest of the regular season after surgery to repair a sports hernia. 

The 27-year-old old tweeted on Wednesday that he had surgery and was feeling well. Pierre-Paul sustained the injury in the second quarter of Sunday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

The normal recovery time from hernia surgery is four to six weeks, so Pierre-Paul needs the Giants (8-4) to end a four-year playoff drought to play again this season. 

After struggling last season following a July 4 fireworks accident that mangled his right hand, Pierre-Paul was starting to show signs that he was...

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