Giants place LB Wilkinson on injured reserve

From the Associated Press:

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have placed backup linebacker Gerris Wilkinson on injured reserve with a wrist injury.

The Giants announced the move Wednesday and signed cornerback D.J. Johnson off the Denver Broncos practice squad to fill out the roster.

Wilkinson was hurt in Sunday's 21-20 loss to the San Diego Chargers. He had surgery on Monday. He was leading the Giants with 12 tackles on special teams.

Johnson is a rookie out of Jackson State. He was signed as a free agent by the Broncos in April.

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