Giants punter Jamie Gillan still in UK, but expected back

Oct 11, 2022, 9:13 PM | Updated: Oct 12, 2022, 9:16 am
New York Giants punter Jamie Gillan (6) warms-up before an NFL game between the New York Giants and...

New York Giants punter Jamie Gillan (6) warms-up before an NFL game between the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants expect punter Jamie Gillan to be back at practice in a couple of days once a passport issue in the United Kingdom is resolved.

Gillan, who was born in Scotland, was forced to remain in the U.K. after the Giants’ 27-22 win over the Green Bay Packers in London on Sunday.

Gillan is in his first season with the Giants (4-1). He has punted 21 times for a 51-yard average with a 41.6-yard net.

Being a punter, Gillan could easily practice only one day this week and be ready for Sunday’s home game against the Baltimore Ravens (3-2).

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