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Training Camp Day 3

The Giants had there third day of training camp today, and because of the new CBA rules, will be off tomorrow. Here are links to the beat writers, as they recap the day of training camp: ESPN New York: Newsday:  ****************************************** As you know, today was hectic. Tomorrow could be just as nuts. In […]

Coughlin on Osi, Plaxico; Notes on Weatherford, Dodge, Manningham, Pierre-Paul, Joseph and O’Hara

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin spoke on a number of issues in his press conference today including DE Osi Umenyiora and WR Plaxico Burress. Coughlin believes Burress has taken a “step in the right direction.” According to the head coach the Giants had “discussions” with Burress and he “knew where the Giants were financially.” According […]

Manning Busted Open in the First Half vs Jets

It was a tough start for Eli Manning and the Giants to the 2010 season, as Manning was smacked in the Monday night preseason game with the Jets, and as you can see from the video, had just a wee bit of blood coming from his forehead.

Afternoon Practice Report

Shortened practice today due to inclement weather in Albany. The injured players were: Terrell Thomas (leg), Michael Johnson (back), Tim Brown (groin/hamstring), Webster, Smith, Moss, Snee, Boss, Beckum, Chandler, Ballard and Boothe. Umenyiora had a strong practice, as did rookie corner Seth Williams. Victor Cruz has been fielding punts, and didn’t do too well. -Mike […]

What To Do With All These Receivers?

The Giants have a really good problem: They have too many receivers. Last year, they didn’t have enough. Well, the times they are a-changin’ (I’ve always wanted to use that in a sentence. It’s up there with “I rest my case!” and “That’s a wrap!”. But I digress). There are eight receivers fighting for 5 […]

Morning Practice Report

Here we go again. Injuries: Snee (knee), Beckum, Boss, Chandler, Ballard, Smith, Webster, Moss, Bulluck, Alford, Osi. In good news, Rich Seubert returned. Victor Cruz, the undrafted rookie out of UMASS, was the big star (I’ll have a post on him and the other receivers going up late today or tomorrow). Manning and Tuck were their Pro-Bowl […]

Afternoon Practice Report

Here it is. Corey Webster left practice with a glute injury. Only one healthy tight end, and that was Bear Pascoe. OL Herb Taylor had to line up at tight end. Smith, Seubert, Moss and Boothe were also out. -Mike Garafolo, Star Ledger -Pat Traina, Inside Football -Ralph Vacciano, Daily News -Vinny DiTrani, Bergen Record

Morning Practice Report

Little late on this. My apologies. But, this is the return of Kenny Phillips! Celebrate! Seems like he looked pretty good, too. In other player news, Linval Joseph continued to impress. The defensive line rotation is going to be very strong. Terrell Thomas keeps up his strong camp. Shaun O’Hara and Deon Grant returned. On the sidelines were: […]

Monday Thoughts And Musings

Hello all. Welcome back to Monday Thoughts and Musings. Now that  camp is underway, we have stuff to talk about. Let’s dive right in. -From everything I’m reading and hearing, the defense is going to be fun to watch. They’re aggressive, and they’re hungry. The secondary is going to be great. Terrell Thomas is going […]

Jacobs Looking Great In Camp Says Coughlin

The Star-Ledger reports on Brandon Jacobs, and Tom Coughlin seems to feel that the RB is having a great training camp so far: Thanks to a new approach in his workouts to stress speed and agility over strength, 28-year-old Giants running back Brandon Jacobs is showing early signs of regaining the 1,000-yard form he had […]