But in the past few weeks, JPP seems to have put all of that secrecy behind him and openly claimed he was ready to get back to playing on an NFL field.
And if there are still any doubts about Pierre-Paul's physical condition, the Giants defensive stud put some of that talk to rest with an Instagram video himself pumping iron in a gym Tuesday morning.
Here's JPP busting out reps of what looks to be about about 225 lbs. with a spotter cautiously ready to grab the bar. Notice the towel cushion for his three-and-a-half fingered right hand:
Way to go JPP. The Giants need you more than ever.