One shiny new receiving weapon returned to the Giants just as another went out.
The good vibes created Tuesday by rookie first-round pick Kadarius Toney’s training camp debut didn’t last long because $72 million free-agent acquisition Kenny Golladay left practice with a trainer after clutching his hamstring. Golladay’s history with hamstring-induced absences include five games missed as a Lions rookie in 2017 and two more missed last season.
Toney was in and out of voluntary OTAs and mandatory minicamp — completing just one full spring practice — because of an array of equipment issues, injuries and a then-unsigned contract. He opened training camp on the COVID-19/reserve list and was eased back before joining Tuesday’s offensive and special teams individual drills and 11-on-11 walkthroughs for the first time.
“It’s good to see him out there,” quarterback Daniel Jones said. “We’ll keep working and talking and building that chemistry. He’s a talented guy and can make a lot of plays. You see his athleticism, his twitch, his quickness, and that’s exciting.”
Kenny Golladay walks off the field after suffering a hamstring injury.Corey Sipkin
Jones and Golladay stayed after practices last week to get on the same page after misfiring during team periods. But those side sessions could be on hold after Golladay caught a pass and fumbled as he reached for his hamstring and limped back to the sideline.
“I don’t want to assume anything,” Jones said. “Kenny’s worked real hard and…