Jason Pierre-Paul unlikely Friday

Updated: August 23, 2012, 6:07 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is not expected to play in a preseason game against the Chicago Bears on Friday because of back spasms.

Pierre-Paul missed practice on Wednesday with his back issue. The defensive end has had back spasms in the past.

"He is not going to play in this game in all likelihood," coach Tom Coughlin said. "I just think it will end up being precautionary based on what we had to do today by not letting him work.


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