Steve Smith suffers pulled groin

Injuries piled up in a big way for the New York Giants last summer and during preseason. They’re starting to add up now and wide receiver Steve Smith is the latest to go down.

He left practice today with a groin muscle pull. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI to have the injury evaluated. Could it be serious?

“Nah, I don't think so,” Smith said, according to ESPN New York. “Just made a normal move and I just heard it, like kind of grab.”

It wasn’t anything too urgent as Smith signed autographs for fans after practice instead of retreating directly to the training room. He developed into the team’s top target last season when he made 107 catches for 1,220 yards, and he’s lobbied for a new contract during the offseason, something the club is understandably reluctant to deliver after only one huge season.

Fellow wide receiver Hakeem Nicks suffered a hyperextended knee earlier this week and Mario Manningham just returned from his own groin muscle pull.

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