Giants OLB Olivier Vernon has been ruled out for the 2nd straight game because of an ankle injury. He's not worth owning right now in most redraft IDP leagues.

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The Giants on Friday traded OLB Olivier Vernon to the Browns for G Kevin Zeitler. That news looks biggest for IDP owners, who could afford to pay Vernon no attention as a LB battling an ankle injury. With Cleveland, Vernon should return to primarily playing 4-3 DE opposite Myles Garrett. That immediately increases his fantasy value and puts him in a potentially nice situation. Vernon figures to jump back into our top 20 D-linemen for 2019.

The Giants have ruled OLB Olivier Vernon (ankle) out once again. He returned to practice this week but still has yet to play this regular season

The Giants have ruled OLB Olivier Vernon out for Sunday's opener against the Jaguars because of an ankle injury. We'll see about his status for Week 2. New York will miss its top pass rusher in the 1st game under new DC James Bettcher, but you shouldn't have been planning to use this defense in fantasy anyway.

Giants OLB Olivier Vernon left Sunday's practice on a cart after suffering a left ankle injury, according to multiple reports. ESPN reports that X-rays came back negative. That doesn't rule out ligament damage. We'll keep an eye out for further details.

Giants DE Olivier Vernon left in the 2nd quarter of Sunday's win over the Chiefs with a shoulder injury. We'll see about a specific diagnosis. Vernon missed 4 games this season with an ankle injury.

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