(Photo) NFL: Jason Pierre-Paul Had Surgery This Morning & Likely Out For Rest of Regular Season

The New York Giants are down one of their best defensive players again as DE Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a sports hernia and his injured groin and is likely to sidelined for the rest of the regular season.

(Video) NFL: Jason Pierre-Paul Shows His Mangled Hand in New Fireworks Safety PSA

If anybody is a cautionary tale about fireworks safety, it’s Jason Pierre-Paul.  The New York Giants defensive end lost his index finger, his thumb and almost lost his career after a fireworks accident last Fourth of July.  Luckily for JPP he was able to persevere through the injury and not only keep his career, but also able to be here to continue to enjoy life with his son.  Now he’s taking part in a PSA about fireworks safety to help prevent something like that from happening to others.

(Video/Photos) NFL: Jason Pierre-Paul Details Fireworks Accident & Graphic Pics of His Blown Up Hand

The sports world was rocked that fateful Fourth of July weekend when news spread that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was involved in a fireworks accident.  His condition was unknown and various “sources” gave different accounts, from he’s totally fine – to he lost his whole hand.  Then ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted a photo of Pierre-Paul’s medical chart that showed that his right index finger had been amputated (Pierre-Paul later filed a lawsuit against ESPN and Schefter, it’s still pending).  Now, eight months after the accident, JPP shared his story with Sports Illustrated.

(Photo) NFL: Jason Pierre-Paul Suing Adam Schefter For Tweeting His Medical Records

News spread that Jason Pierre-Paul injured his fingers while playing with fireworks on the Fourth of July.  There were rumors that he lost a finger but no one was quite sure if he did or how many then ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter got ahold of JPP’s medical records and posted them on Twitter.  Schefter found himself under fire with many people upset that he went so far.  Well now JPP is apparently taking action.

NFL: The Dallas Cowboys Fall To The Eagles And Secure No.1 Spot For The Giants

The New York Giants had some concerns going into Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers as defensive end, Jason Pierre-Paul made his 2015 NFL debut following a Fourth of July incident that left his hand mangled. The Giants pulled through with a victory and it was up to the Philadelphia Eagles to seal the deal.

NFL: How Will The Return Of Jason Pierre-Paul And Victor Cruz Affect The Remainder Of The Giants’ Season?

Recently, the New York Giants have struggled to maintain a healthy roster, especially after losing two of their best, Jason Pierre-Paul and Victor Cruz. With both players out, the Giants have made some changes and have felt the consequences, falling just shy of multiple victories that would put their record at 7-1. Instead, the Giants are 4-4 and are welcoming the return of both key players.

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