Jared Lorenzen is doing fine, in case you were wondering. He posted a photo of himself with Matt Elam, the behemoth of a freshman defensive lineman for Kentucky. The man who was a professional quarterback roughly seven months ago is on the left.
Jared Lorenzen, the former backup quarterback for the New York Giants who won our hearts as a breakout 320-lb. indoor football sensation, was injured today during the Northern Kentucky River Monsters' game against the Erie Explosion while running towards the end zone.
Holy shit! That, on the right there, is present-day Jared Lorenzen, formerly of Kentucky Wildcat and New York Giant fame. He was best known as Eli Manning's dump truck of a backup. Now he's a dump truck of a nose tackle, playing quarterback.
Giving Deadpoints where Deadpoints are due, here's a +1 to ESPN's 10-year-old analyst Jason Krause, in his final segment of the year asking Jared Lorenzen "how it feels to block for Eli Manning." That was the only time actual laughter was drawn from a Jason Krause segment.
Giants dead man walking Tom Coughlin hasn't announced a starter for Sunday's game against the Packers yet, but it seems pretty likely, in the wake of Eli Manning's partially separated shoulder, that Jared Lorenzen is gonna take snaps for the NYG next week. (At least, Chris Mortensen says so, and he's always right!) In…