• Relief for Umenyiora as son is released from hospital

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 7, 2012
    The Giants later reported Umenyiora’s son had been released from a hospital. Umenyiora later said “He is better. Umenyiora played the entire game, recording four tackles. He had good reason, as his son Tijani was taken to the hospital with what was thought to be an asthma attack. Defensive end Osi Umenyiora rushed out of the locker room without talking to reporters following the Giants’ 41-27 win over the Browns. Tijani was released later in the day, the Giants said. Four minutes before halftime, he stepped in front of Brandon Weeden’s short pass to Gordon and intercepted the ball, racing back to the Giants 14 and setting up Ahmad Bradshaw’s game-tying four-yard TD.
    • Giants Insider: Osi plays through son's health scare

      Hours before the Giants’ 41-27 win over the Cleveland Browns, Umenyiora’s 5-year-old son, Tijani, was hospitalized with an asthma attack. As soon as the game was over, the defensive end bolted from the MetLife Stadium locker room.

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