Giants coach Tom Coughlin confirmed on Monday that Joseph will
be sidelined for "probably four weeks" with a dislocated right
elbow. Joseph suffered the injury in Sunday's 24-21 loss to
"It's a shame because William was playing very well for us,"
Joseph had 19 tackles and two sacks in nine games this season.
A first-round pick out of Miami in 2003, Joseph played in 14
games as a rookie with no starts. He had six tackles and a
sack in his first NFL game against St. Louis. Last year, he
started four of 15 games and recorded 25 tackles and two
The Giants (6-3) are in first place in the NFC East, ahead of
Dallas (5-3), Washington (5-4) and Philadelphia (4-4).