Giants' Olivier Vernon active for 1st time this season
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Giants linebacker and top pass rusher Olivier Vernon is active for the first time this season.
Vernon missed the first five games with a high ankle sprain, but he is expected to see action Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Placekicker Aldrick Rosas is active despite quad problem.
Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson will start despite an ankle injury.
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Updated October 11, 2018