Giants left tackle Will Beatty tore his pectoral muscle
New York Giants starting left tackle Will Beatty tore his pectoral muscle and is going to be out as long as six months, a league source confirmed.
Surgery was scheduled for Wednesday.
The injury was suffered while lifting weights Tuesday.
Beatty will need four to six months of rehabilitation time.
Beatty is expected to be replaced by first-round pick Ereck Flowers.
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.