MIAMI – New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been released from Jackson Memorial Hospital.
According to the NFL Network, Pierre-Paul was discharged.
The Deerfield Beach native injured his hand in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July.
He had his right index finger amputated.
ESPN's Adam Schefter drew widespread criticism for publishing Pierre-Paul's private medical records from inside Jackson. The hospital is currently investigating.
As for Pierre-Paul's football future, the Giants pulled a $60 million contract offer off the table. He is expected to play this season under a one-year deal.
The two-time Pro Bowl player attended Deerfield Beach High School and the University of South Florida. He was a first-round draft pick of the Giants in 2010.