Biggs: Ross is help on the way for Giants

The New York Giants are coming under fire after four consecutive losses and coach Tom Coughlin has come and said to blame him for the skid, but helps is on the way.

Cornerback Aaron Ross, sidelined since August with a hamstring injury, made it through practice on Wednesday and the expectation is that he will return on the other side of the team’s bye this weekend when the Giants host the Atlanta Falcons.

The club has dealt with issues in the secondary all season, none the doing of Coughlin. Safety Kenny Phillips was lost for the season, and it’s been a struggle with Ross out.

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, Ross tried to return on Aug. 25 and again Sept. 30 but each time he made his right hamstring tear worse. Now, it’s believed he’s healed up but sometimes when players come back from injuries like this they expose themselves to potentially injuring muscles in the other leg.

“I wasn't nervous at all,’’ Ross said. “I felt really good to tell you the truth. I've got to get a little bit of the rust and cobwebs off, but a couple of more days of practice and I'll be all right.”

Ross will get treatment over the weekend at the team’s facility while his teammates spread far and wide.

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