Jason Pierre-Paul RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jason Pierre-Paul’s lawsuit against Adam Schefter, ESPN will proceed

    Larry Brown Sports "Nearly six months after New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul filed an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter, a Miami federal judge has ruled the case can proceed. “The court correctly ruled that Jason properly stated an invasion-of-privacy claim..." August 25

  • Jason Pierre-Paul: I don't need a club to protect right hand this season

    ESPN New York "Jason Pierre-Paul is ready for his new normal. It doesn't involve the need for a club, cast or special glove to protect the right hand he mangled in a Fourth of July weekend fireworks accident last year. Pierre-Paul played eight games last season with a club on his right hand. He finished with..." July 28

  • Hearing in JPP lawsuit against ESPN set for August 25

    Pro Football Talk "In response to the news that a secretary who had been fired for allegedly leaking Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical records to ESPN has sued the hospital, a lot of you (OK, some of you . . . OK, none of you) have asked for an update on Pierre-Paul’s lawsuit against ESPN and Adam Schefter. Per a..." July 13

  • Fired after NFL player’s medical chart leaked to ESPN, worker sues

    Miami Herald "A secretary fired from Jackson Health System on grounds she breached the privacy of New York Giants’ player Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical records has sued Miami-Dade’s public hospital network, denying she accessed the private information and saying her former employer defamed and libeled her. On..." July 13

  • Did Antonio Brown Take a Shot at Jason Pierre-Paul With a Subtweet About Fireworks Safety?

    Complex "If anyone knows the value of fireworks safety, it’s Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Exactly one year ago today, JPP lost a portion of his right hand, including parts of several fingers, as a result of a fireworks accident. It likely cost him millions of dollars, and there’s a very good..." July 04

  • Pierre-Paul stars in fireworks safety PSA

    ABC News "New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul lost a finger and severely damaged his right hand last July 4th when he lit a professional-grade firework and it went off in his hand. Now he’s starring in a PSA from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, and he has a strong warning for..." June 30

  • Jason Pierre-Paul warns rookies about having too much time on their hands

    CBS Sports "It's been almost a year since Giants pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a serious hand injury during a fireworks accident. He missed eight games in 2015 and when he returned, he didn't have full use of his hand during games because it was taped into a club. As a result, he finished the year..." June 17

  • Jason Pierre-Paul's lawsuit vs. Adam Schefter to go to trial during 2017 preseason

    Sporting News "One key date in the 2017 NFL preseason has been set. Jason Pierre-Paul's lawsuit against ESPN reporter Adam Schefter will go to trial next August after a federal judge ignored requests by both parties to delay court proceedings until after the NFL season. U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke..." June 15

  • Jason Pierre-Paul planning to do PSAs to warn kids of dangers of fireworks in advance of 4th of July: sources

    New York Daily News "In his first interview after his return to the Giants last October, standing in front of his locker and holding his mangled right hand, Jason Pierre-Paul was asked what he’d say to the children. So many look up to him. They all knew what he had done. And as obvious as the message was, it needed..." June 08

  • ESPN's attorneys cite First Amendment in Pierre-Paul lawsuit

    The Score "Attorneys for ESPN's Adam Schefter are citing First Amendment protections while asking a Florida judge to dismiss New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul's lawsuit against the reporter. Pierre-Paul is suing the network and Schefter for posting his medical records, after the 27-year-old..." May 08

  • JPP hasn’t forgiven ESPN for posting his medical records

    New York Post "Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is doubling down on his invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN, demanding to know how sportscaster Adam Schefter obtained his medical records. Pierre-Paul had his finger amputated after a fireworks accident on July 4. Schefter broke the news days later,..." May 08

  • Jason Pierre-Paul: I’ll be a better player than I was before hand injuries

    Fox Sports "A mangled hand from a fireworks accident hampered Jason Pierre-Paul's season last year, but he says he's well on his way to becoming even better than he was before the injury. The New York Giants defensive end believes he's already as good as he was before losing his right index finger and..." April 27

  • Jason Pierre-Paul relives explosion that destroyed his hand

    SI "In the late hours of July 4, 2015, at a holiday cookout in his hometown of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul stood on a patch of sun-beaten grass, across the street from a party where more than 50 family members and friends milled about in the nearly 90º heat. Nearby,..." April 12

  • Jason Pierre-Paul again asserts that he won't use a club in 2016

    Big Blue View "Jason Pierre-Paul wouldn't make any promises about how he would play in 2016, only repeatedly saying "we'll see." He did, however, sound certain he won't have to play with a club on his damaged hand. New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul reaffirmed during conference call on Tuesday..." March 15

  • Pierre-Paul plans to play without protective club in 2016

    The Score "Newly re-signed New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is motivated to get back to being one of the league's most dangerous pass-rushers, and he'll do it without a club protecting his damaged right hand. On a one-year "show me" deal, Pierre-Paul will likely play with some protective..." March 12

  • Jason Pierre-Paul, Giants agree to a 1-year deal that could be worth as much as $10.5M

    New York Daily News "When Jason Pierre-Paul looked at the free agent landscape, he thought there might be a lucrative, long-term deal out there for him, damaged hand and all. But it turned out there wasn’t, so he decided to return to the Giants for a chance to prove he’s worth some free-agent riches in..." March 09

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Giants are expected to keep Jason Pierre-Paul, source said. It's a 1-year deal. He turned down more money elsewhere.

  • Jason Pierre-Paul to donate $20K to hospital burn center

    The Score "New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is turning the most harrowing incident of his life into a net positive for his community. After undergoing the most difficult year of his professional career, Pierre-Paul will visit New York Presbyterian Hospital on Wednesday, and will donate..." March 02

  • Report: Giants only willing to re-sign Pierre-Paul on 1-year deal

    The Score "The New York Giants reportedly aren't inclined to take a chance on Jason Pierre-Paul in the form of a long-term contract extension. New York remains open to having the impending free agent return in 2016, but the team is only willing to do so on a one-year deal, reports Jordan Raanan of NJ..." February 29