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July 28 GM Jerry Reese's big risk could undermine this Giants season. Jerry Reese was in a good mood on Thursday, which is typical for everyone on the first day of training camp.
The Giants have high expectations entering this season, but perhaps their most glaring weakness is the offensive line. Big Blue returns all five starters on the line this season, but center Weston Richburg and guard Justin Pugh are optimistic things will be different.
Their line was substandard, especially the work of their tackles, Ereck Flowers on the left side and Bobby Hart on the right side. The run blocking was shoddy and the pass protection was suspect.

John Mara said several times during the offseason that he wants Odell Beckham Jr. to be a Giant for life. On Thursday, Beckham gave the team's co-owner a hint of what that might cost.
Odell Beckham wants to be the NFL's highest-paid player. Does he have a chance? Could Beckham become the Giants' highest-paid player once Eli Manning retires? Certainly. Is the highest-paid non-quarterback a reasonable goal? No doubt.

Reese: Eli Manning's workload to be managed in 2017. Through careful attention to detail, including managing his snaps, general manager Jerry Reese is hoping that there are still a lot of good years left in Manning's right arm.
There has not been much intrigue around the Giants' quarterback situation since Eli Manning took the reins from Kurt Warner in Week 10 of the 2004 season.

July 27 Special Report - Well, Giants Nation, training camp opens up Friday, and expectations for this team have not been this high entering the summer sessions in at least five years, going back to 2012 (when New York was the defending world champion), so there is a lot to be excited about in East Rutherford.
After all, the team finished 11-5 last season, a record that was only exceeded by one solitary team in the NFC. Unfortunately, that team happened to be in our division (Cowboys) which meant a trip to Lambeau Field on Wild Card Weekend to play the Packers in January, always a challenging proposition. And we all know how that ended up after a promising first quarter - a 38-13 demolition that ended the Giants season.
But 11-5 is the best record they have had in nine years, and on top of that, their formerly moribund defense went from second to last in the NFL in 2015, to second best scoring defense in football (17.8 points per game), only behind the Patriots (16.7 pts/game).

July 26 The start of the Giants' most-anticipated season in a while is a day away. The second year of the Ben McAdoo era will open Thursday when the Giants report to the team facility in East Rutherford for the start of training camp.
Players report Thursday and the Giants take the field Friday for their first training camp practice of the summer. Of the 90 players assembled, nearly 40 percent will not make the final cut. For the next five weeks, the Giants will evaluate the talent on hand and determine who stays and who goes.

Landon Collins spent part of this past Friday on a high school field in Wayne, New Jersey, working with about 200 grade school-aged football campers. He posed for pictures, threw some soft passes and handed out a few tips and words of advice to the kids. It was a very sweet optic. But that was not the camp on Collins' mind.
Much has changed since Giants safeties coach Dave Merritt played linebacker in the NFL from 1993-95. The latest example is the huge projection screen on a wall in the Giants' indoor practice facility. The screen is large enough that players appear life-size, so a film session becomes interactive.

The Giants travel to Dallas on Sept. 10 for a Sunday Night Football matchup with the Cowboys. It will be the Giants' third straight opener in Dallas. Dwayne Harris has a personal connection to the rivalry. He spent his first four seasons with the Cowboys before signing a five-year, $17.5 million contract with the Giants in 2015.

July 25 Open Letter to Odell Beckham: We've seen too many talents wasted in New York -- don't be the next one. When you report to your fourth training camp with the Giants on Thursday, your approval rating with Giants fans will be at its peak after your act of kindness last week.

July 24 Evaluating the New York Giants running back situation. As training camp prepares to open, several position battles become focal points.
The Giants don't have many loose ends to tie up as they prepare to report to training camp on Thursday, July 27, but they do have some.

July 23 The biggest question of Giants camp should lose training wheels. Here are five Giants to watch when training camp begins on Thursday: OT Ereck Flowers, LB B.J. Goodson, RB Paul Perkin, FS Darian Thompson, K Aldrick Rosas.

Running back Paul Perkins has the greatest potential of any Giant for a second-year breakout. In an uncharacteristic move, Giants coach Ben McAdoo named Perkins the starting running back this spring.

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July 22 Landon Collins appears to be more offended by Dak Prescott's prediction of a repeat NFC East title for the Cowboys than Jason Pierre-Paul had been the previous day. The All-Pro safety fired back at Dak on Friday, saying he highly doubts the Dallas quarterback's prognostication will come true this season.

At next week's training camp, Giants' safety Landon Collins wants a chance to showcase his skills on the other side of the ball. During OTAs earlier this summer, McAdoo introduced an "opportunity period" after practice which allowed players to work with other positions. Collins said he worked with the receivers.

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Plaxico Burress, the former Giants wide receiver and Super Bowl XLII hero, was on hand Friday in Glendale, Ariz., as the Cardinals opened training camp, according to multiple reports. Burress is said to be there as a coaching intern under head coach Bruce Arians, who was his position coach with the Steelers in 2004.

July 21 Jason Pierre-Paul doesn't blame Dak Prescott for guaranteeing the Dallas Cowboys will win the NFC East at this month's ESPY Awards. JPP is just as confident in himself and the Giants. Plus, Prescott and the Cowboys, swept by Big Blue in last year's season series, are going to have to prove it anyway in Week 1 this fall down in Texas.
Jason Pierre-Paul won't declare the Giants a Super Bowl contender because "everyone thinks they're a Super Bowl contender" at this time of year, but he understands others have a somewhat-different outlook. It's also about the fear - in the Giants and their defense, that is.
Just like that, Pierre-Paul, 28, is entering his eighth season with the Giants and is the longest-tenured defensive player, around the team longer than any player other than Eli Manning and Zak DeOssie. It does not seem as if he just recently arrived, but the thought of JPP as an elder statesman is, well, a bit unnerving.

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July 20 The Giants will open training camp in eight days (on July 27), so the 2018 offseason is a long way away. That being said, what happens between now and the end of the 2017 season will have a major impact on the future of a slew of Giants who are entering the final years of their contracts, including left guard Justin Pugh, center Weston Richburg, linebacker Keenan Robinson and others.

Ereck Flowers dedicated himself this offseason to change his New York Giants narrative in 2017 and veteran defensive tackle Damon Harrison has taken note. "I've had the chance to watch Ereck Flowers this offseason first-hand," Harrison said Tuesday on Sirius XM Radio, via Big Blue View. The guy is 100 percent committed to doing better than he did last year."

July 18 It looks like New York is finally getting to Ben McAdoo. At least fashionwise. The notoriously style-challenged Giants head coach appeared on NBC New York with Bruce Beck on Sunday night looking as though he'd undergone a full-fledged off-season metamorphosis into Pat Riley.

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Mark Bavaro, arguably the greatest tight end in Giants history, wondered why it had taken so long for the organization to use a high draft pick on a tight end.

July 15 The development of a high-quality middle linebacker has been a longstanding issue for the Giants. The Giants have a legitimately elite defensive line and a secondary that's deserving of that same distinction. Between the front four and back four players, however, is a trio that ranked amongst the very worst in the NFL in 2017.

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Eagles - NFL Fantasy Draft: Where does really Carson Wentz belong? Pro Football Focus recently put together a mock draft. Leaving Wentz off the list is surprising.
Redskins - As Monday's deadline approaches, the Redskins aren't the only franchise pinning their 2018 hopes on Kirk Cousins.
Cowboys - For the first time since he was a little kid, Tony Romo is not spending his summer getting ready to play football.

July 14 Brandon Marshall saw which way the Jets were going and wanted no part of losing. The former Jets and now Giants wide receiver said in a radio interview Thursday he asked for his release from Gang Green when he saw the team was going to rebuild.
Brandon Marshall abruptly walked out of a radio interview when the subject turned to race Thursday morning. Appearing on a remote broadcast of WEEI's "Kirk & Callahan Show," Marshall was upset when the interview veered towards race and comments he made in 2015 about how white and black players are treated differently.

July 10 Sometimes we don't appreciate what's in front of us. That seems to be the case with Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Manning gets picked apart more than any other two-time Super Bowl MVP.

July 9 Thirteen months back, Ben McAdoo was a 38-year-old with big eyes and nothing to lose, coaching a 2016 team on a four-year playoff drought after two-time Super Bowl winning coach Tom Coughlin was pushed out the door. But following an 11-5 debut and a 2016 playoff berth, McAdoo suddenly faces heightened outside expectations: Simply making the playoffs won't be sufficient.

July 6 Don't sweat it, Giants: 7 reasons why 2017 schedule means NFC East title. The league did space out the long flights. The Giants have at least two weeks between each of their four long flight. The Giants will travel 22,954 miles this season, according to Delta. That is the ninth-most travel miles in the NFL this season, and the most for any East Coast team that is not playing a game in London.

Several Giants asserted themselves in the offseason as sleepers to contribute on offense, including receiver Darius Powe, quarterback Geno Smith, fullback Shane Smith, running back Shaun Draughn and offensive lineman Adam Bisnowaty. Here are the guys on defense to keep an eye on as training camp approaches in late July.

Jason Pierre-Paul has sold his 5,433-square-foot mansion in Boca Raton, FL, for $1.2 million-exactly the price he paid for it five years ago. The 28-year-old defensive stud grew up 10 miles south of Boca, in Deerfield Beach, FL.

July 4 Are Odell Beckham Jr. and Landon Collins on their way to The Hall Of Fame? Will the Giants' two best young players have careers that are Canton-worthy?

July 3 The Giants' path to prominence this season is on the ground, according to Pro Football Weekly. The long-running periodical has released its 2017 NFL season preview magazine, and it projects another playoff trip for the Giants. PFW says the Giants will just miss winning the NFC East, tying the Cowboys on record (10-6) but losing the division on unspecified tiebreakers.

June 30 Special Report - Jerry Reese is the Giants' general manager and he is also an undeniable optimist. "This is football," he says, "not a mathematical equation. Things happen that you don't expect and can't predict, either way."
So the man who is accused of presiding over a collapsing offensive line and playing with fire regarding a young, inexperienced and insatiable backup quarterback situation is sitting back - well, sort of - and evaluating the team he has built with the season drawing ever closer.
"Things tend to work out," he says, not mentioning that his first draft class (2007) saw all eight players make the team and help to lead the Giants to a Super Bowl victory.

June 29 A youngster asked for a picture with Steve Spagnuolo, and when the Giants' defensive coordinator obliged, the kid not only was appreciative for the photo op, but also something else. "Thanks for making our defense better," the young boy said. Spagnuolo smiled.

The Giants' offense was bailed out several times by the defense last season, but special teams played their part as well. Punter Brad Wing made facing the already daunting task of facing the Giants' defense even harder as he forced opposing offenses to begin their drives deep within their own territory.

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Victor Cruz not so sure about Giants conspiracy anymore.

June 28 Brandon Marshall accepts his role with the Giants. In fact, the veteran is more than OK with not being the feature receiver for the first time since 2006 when he was a rookie with the Broncos.

If Eli Manning starts every game this season, he'll tie his brother Peyton for the second-longest consecutive starts streak in NFL history behind Brett Favre's untouchable mark of 321. Not surprisingly, Manning had no idea that he was closing in on his brother's streak.

June 27 Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was ranked the league's eighth-best player by his peers this season to round out the Giants' four-man representation on the list. Safety Landon Collins (No. 28), cornerback Janoris Jenkins (No. 54) and defensive tackle Damon Harrison (No. 96) made the cut as well.

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Brandon Jacobs thinks current Giants team has what it takes to win another Super Bowl
Martellus Bennett thinks Jay Cutler is better than Eli Manning.

June 26 Giants assistant who coached Janoris Jenkins with Rams sees major improvement. Tim Walton was the Rams' defensive coordinator in 2013 when Janoris Jenkins was a second-year cornerback bubbling with potential but lacking consistency.

Giants' only kicker is a mystery with a leg - who likes it that way. The official NFL bio of Aldrick Rosas is not very detailed. In fact, under the categories marked "Recent games" and "career stats," the identical sentence serves as all anyone needs to know about this mystery man: "This player does not have any statistics."

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A few free agents departed this offseason. Here's an update on the destinations of all of the Giants' free agents.

June 25 The Giants have released their training camp schedule, which includes eleven practice sessions open to the public. These practice sessions, which will take place at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on the MetLife Sports Complex, begin on Friday, July 28 at 11:40 a.m. and run through August 14.
Training camp is more than a month away, but the Giants' 2017 season already is their most highly anticipated in recent memory. Five observations to keep an eye on from the Giants' offseason that should have meaning come the summer and fal.

June 23 The expiration date on Eli Manning's status as the Giants' starting quarterback has been a source of debate this offseason. And that's only among the team's front office. Strictly from a financial perspective, it would be cost prohibitive for the Giants to cut ties with Manning before 2019.

How does Giants co-owner John Mara feel about star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.? "I wish we had another dozen players like him," Mara said during an interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN on Thursday afternoon.
But the Giants co-owner admitted the gifted wide receiver is still "a work in progress" and hasn't reached a level of maturity they are comfortable with.
Despite being one of the oldest NFL franchises, the New York Giants have never really had a player on their offense like receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham is a one-of-a-kind talent whose mere presence can create headaches for opposing defenses.

June 22 The trial over a lawsuit that accuses Giants quarterback Eli Manning of knowingly passing off unused helmets to be marketed and sold as game-used has been delayed indefinitely, according to a court filing.
The lawsuit, originally filed in January of 2014, alleges Manning and the Giants knowingly passed off memorabilia they fraudulently claimed was game-used, among other accusations made by three plaintiffs.

June 21 Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall, and Sterling Shepard make up the NFL's top wide receiver trio, at least according to NFL Network's Kyle Brandt. During a recent episode of the "Good Morning Football" show Brandt hosts, he made his case for the New York Giants trio.

The addition of Jets' wide receiver Brandon Marshall has been perceived in two different ways, however, there are 3 reasons why the New York Giants' signing of him cannot fail.

In each of the last two seasons, Will Tye, an undrafted free agent out of Stony Brook, as emerged as the starting tight end. Tye proved to be durable and there were never any questions about his effort. However, when it came to coming close to being a difference maker, that's where things become a little sketchy.

NFL 2017 preview magazine says Giants will make playoff run. But how far? Athlon believes the Giants have the makings of a contender this season, but their offensive line could ultimately hold them back.

June 20 What does Jay Bromley see when he studies the defensive line for the Giants and spots the glaring opening at right defensive tackle? "If I'm being honest, man, I see me," Bromley told The Post recently. "I see me."

Giants coaches and players have been beating an optimistic drum when it comes to offensive tackles Ereck Flowers and Bobby Hart. Their less-than-desirable play a year ago unquestionable hampered the Giants on offense, but we've heard again and again about their youth, offseason dedication and improved conditioning.

Undrafted free agents tend to get their due with the Giants. Victor Cruz, Mark Herzlich, Romeo Okwara, Will Tye - it's not uncommon for an undrafted rookie to earn a roster spot in training camp and then eventually work their way into a starting job. It won't be easy for an undrafted rookie to make the 53-man roster this year, though.

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Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty Monday to driving while under the influence after he sideswiped a cop car and a motor home in Florida last year.

June 18 An eight-week offseason program came to an end this past week with a three-day mandatory minicamp, providing the Giants with a final look at the players they've assembled. They have gone their separate ways until July 27, when the team reconvenes for training camp.

Jonathan Casillas' Giants outlook: "It's all set up for us" in 2017. Casillas had a career year in 2016 as the Giants' defense emerged as one of the NFL's best and helped power the team's 11-5 finish.

Odell Beckham Jr. vowed to be better than ever. At least in terms of preparation, the wideout believes he is. And if that translates into on-field results for the Giants that mesh with how Beckham feels? It's a thought that should terrify opposing defenses.
Odell Beckham Jr. said at his football camp for kids at Kean University in Union, N.J., that he has never "been as ready as I am now" for a season as he is for the upcoming Giants' 2017 campaign.

June 17 It's coming up on two years since July 4, 2015, the day that changed Jason Pierre-Paul's life, mangling his right hand. The fireworks incident could've ended his career, maybe worse.
He understands now more than ever that he could have left his son Josiah, now 2 1/2, without a father. Does he know you play for the Giants? "Oh, he knows. ... He might even know my number," JPP said with a smile.
Few expected Pierre-Paul to return to the type of player he was pre-injury. Doubts were confirmed in 2015 when Pierre-Paul managed just one sack in eight games while playing with a huge club on his right hand. But Pierre-Paul made major strides last season.

June 16 Davis Webb has already gone through a popular NFL rookie initiation. On Thursday, the rookie quarterback said Eli Manning made him sing a song in front of the whole team, and the third-round pick was tasked with giving his rendition of "Buy U A Drank" by T-Pain in front of his Giants teammates.
Webb said he will move into an apartment this week and stay in the New Jersey area during this six-week break, intent on continuing the NFL football education he started after the Giants made him a third-round pick. "I've learned something new every five minutes,'' Webb said.

Ereck Flowers discussed his offseason adjustments and goals for 2017. The 23-year-old left tackle was a mainstay at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center this offseason. He trained diligently for months, so much so that everyone noticed when the team hit the field for OTAs and minicamp.
The Giants are banking on legitimate improvement from Flowers, which explains why they didn't do as many had expected in the draft and select a potential replacement for him at left tackle.
Last season marked a low point: Flowers surrendered 54 QB pressures in the Giants' final 13 games, per Pro Football Focus, and added 10 penalties in that span. Bobby Hart at right tackle also surrendered 46 total QB pressures, giving the Giants one of the worst tackle combinations of the 2016 season.

June 15 Special Report - Most coaches in the NFL, and that includes coordinators and assistants, have a particular fantasy that continues to recur, although most of them never expect it to bear fruition. What is it? Well, if you're an offensive coordinator you want a proven, professional, two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback. You want a tall, fast wide receiver. You want an incredibly fast wide receiver who, despite a few lapses in judgment, can burn any defense in the league. You want a slot receiver with moves, strength and football savvy.

Offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan raved about the team's options on offense and all the possibilities having so many weapons can create for quarterback Eli Manning. Sullivan talked about the wide receivers - Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard - rookie tight end Evan Engram and the potential in explosive second-year running back Paul Perkins. Sullivan didn't specifically mention the offensive line. Perhaps there is a reason for that.

Offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan is tapping the brakes on praise for first-round pick Evan Engram. But just barely. While no one has actually come out and called Engram the "savior" of the offense, as Sullivan suggested, he does add a new level of variety to how the Giants can line up in 2017.

B.J. Goodson has a pretty good tutor. The second-year middle linebacker is learning this spring from Antonio Pierce, an intern coach in the offseason who won a Super Bowl with the Giants and spent five years in blue.
There is no reason for the Giants to accept anything less than greatness from their defense, given the money and draft picks invested in rebuilding from the dark days of 2015 - when this proud franchise put on the field one of its worst-ever defenses.

Why it's unlikely Odell Beckham Jr. will be a Giant For Life. Carl Banks, Joe Morris, Mark Bavaro, Jim Burt, Justin Tuck, Leonard Marshall, Osi Umenyiora, Amani Toomer, Victor Cruz, Brandon Jacobs, David Tyree, Pepper Johnson, Jim Burt and William Roberts, even Jeremy Shockey for a brief period, will always be considered great Giants. They all started their career with Big Blue but finished elsewhere.

June 14 Eli Manning looks at the collection of talent on this year's roster, and he likes what he sees. Although it's still early and nothing can be ascertained for sure until the pads go on, Manning said he's seen some early signs of progress from his blockers.
Now they have new weapons in Brandon Marshall and first-round tight end Evan Engram to help boost the Giants' pass attack along with Sterling Shepard and, of course, Odell Beckham, who was in attendance Tuesday after skipping all 10 voluntary OTAs.

Every few years, Eli Manning gets asked this question: Is this the most talented group of receivers you've ever had? Manning heard it again Tuesday, regarding Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall, Sterling Shepard (and tight end Evan Engram).
General manager Jerry Reese started the offseason by stating that Manning is "on the back nine." After drafting Davis Webb, Reese said that Manning understands his shelf life.

Odell Beckham Jr.'s presence with the Giants for the first time in a public setting since the playoff loss in Green Bay five months ago should signal the close of another chapter as Big Blue continues to refocus on what lies ahead: the 2017 season and the ultimate quest to reach Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis.
Odell Beckham Jr. didn't take many snaps during the first day of Giants' mandatory minicamp Tuesday, but when he did, he was impossible to miss.
Once drills began, Beckham lined up wide right and drove off the line of scrimmage at the snap. With one stutter-step, the Giants' star wide receiver sprinted to the middle of the field and Eli Manning hit him in stride as if he'd been here the entire spring.

Odell Beckham Jr. let his cleats do the talking Tuesday at his first Giants practice since he skipped OTAs, giving a nod to several media outlets - including ESPN, TMZ?, the Wall Street Journal? and The Post - with a pair of new Nikes that featured their logos with "SHHHHH!!!" superimposed.
Months after Giants general manager Jerry Reese demanded that Beckham finally grow up and mature, Beckham said he skipped a series of workouts with him teammates much to the frustration of the team to -- waaaiiit for it! -- grow and mature.

The star Giants wide receiver denied he skipped the team's voluntary organized team activity practices due to dissatisfaction with his contract situation. Beckham did not confirm or deny, though, that he would like to see his modest rookie deal amended with a big money extension after a historic start to his career.
Beckham continues to carry an awfully lofty opinion of himself that could backfire in contract discussions. He compared his need to bounce back from last season to "LeBron losing a Finals." That would be comparing a three-time NBA champion to an NFL player with an 0-1 career playoff record.

Benny with the good hair is now Benny with the new hair. Giants coach Ben McAdoo, whose appearance has sometimes been as scrutinized as his play-calling, debuted a new McA-do for the opening of Giants minicamp on Tuesday.

June 13 Odell Beckham Jr.'s return to the Giants' facility on Monday was meaningful, but it is anybody's guess what exactly it means. Beckham had promised NFL Network he would attend this week's mandatory minicamp, and he would have been fined $80,405 if he had skipped.
You can bet Beckham's presence will draw quite a crowd of reporters for a much-anticipated post-practice news conference. He has not addressed the media in a public setting since January in the aftermath of the Giants' playoff loss to the Packers.
Since then a lot has happened in his offseason. There was his alleged hole punching incident in Green Bay followed the day after by general manager Jerry Reese coming right out and saying that it was time for Beckham to "grow up" and think about some of the things he does.

June 12 Giants coach Ben McAdoo provided a simple explanation for naming Paul Perkins the starting running back in May. "It was Paul and Rashad (Jennings) last year and Rashad is no longer with us, so Paul is the next man up," McAdoo said on May 2.
Veteran Shane Vereen is coming off an injury-filled 2016 season and is more of a pass-catching threat than an every-down runner. Orleans Darkwa, a career backup, returns from an injury-marred season.
Darkwa enters this year behind Paul Perkins on the running back depth chart, but head coach Ben McAdoo said he believes Darkwa can be an impact player when healthy. If Darkwa stays healthy, he could be in line for a sizable role.

The fact Odell Beckham is apparently coming to minicamp suggests his OTA absence was not all about his modest contract, as was reported by ESPN. Or if it was, Beckham is not ready to push the envelope further by missing mandatory events that would open him up to fines.

June 11 Dave Merritt says Landon Collins has the potential to be the best safety in the NFL in 2017. Collins' jump from his first season to his second one certainly has sparked those possibilities, and he has told people he wants to be considered with Lawrence Taylor as one of the best defenders in team and NFL history.

June 10 Giants OTAs wrapped up Friday with a 10th and final practice, so now all that stands between Big Blue and training camp in late July is next week's three-day mandatory minicamp beginning Tuesday.
After 10 organized team activity practices, the Giants will gather next week for a three-day minicamp. Attendance is mandatory for all players. Those who do not show up will get fined.
Ben McAdoo anticipates a full house next week for the Giants' mandatory minicamp. Yes, even Odell Beckham Jr.

Everyone wants to know how good Paul Perkins can be. Fantasy football owners need to know if Perkins is going to command the most attention in the backfield, even after Giants coach Ben McAdoo declared he would be the team's starting running back. Scouts and draft experts alike predicted the Giants got themselves a sleeper with the selection of Perkins in the 2016 fifth-round.

Prior to just about every week last season, someone on the Giants' offense would say: "This is the week." It was a never-ending waiting game for the offense to break out, connect and start producing at the level most expected. That never happened. Through 16 games and a playoff loss, the offense never mustered 30 points in any single game.
General manager Jerry Reese fortified the defense for the 2016 season and turned his attention to the offense for the 2017 season. Eli Manning's championship window is now. How hungry is this team? "Very, very, very hungry," defensive captain Jonathan Casillas said.

Rookie tight end Evan Engram gripped a football as he followed his teammates into the Giants practice facility following the final session of organized team activities. The first-round draft pick had a pretty good handle on the ball earlier in the afternoon, too, eluding defenders and connecting with quarterback Eli Manning a couple of times during Thursday's seven-on-seven drills.
Evan Engram said "I don't pay a lot of mind to it,'' but he cannot entirely block out the criticism of his blocking. He hears it, because it is impossible not to. There was a slight edge to Engram's words, as if the widespread belief that he is a poor blocker is unfounded.
The problem is that he can't do anything to prove that presumption wrong. Not yet, anyway. The Giants - and all NFL teams - still are practicing without pads and won't be getting anywhere close to full contact until at least the start of training camp in late July.

June 9 One season after revamping the defense, the New York Giants decided to add some firepower to their offense via free agency and the NFL draft. Two big playmakers are now in the fold for a team with an offense that was already among the best in the league.
The Giants are pleased with the work left tackle Ereck Flowers and right tackle Bobby Hart put in together this offseason. Flowers appears to have slimmed down and Hart has gained necessary strength in the weight room.

It's not easy to remove the smile from the face of Giants tight end coach Kevin Gilbride these days. That's what happens when your team invests a first-round pick and significant cap space in free agency at your position.
The tight end wasn't featured much in the Giants' offense last season. Gilbride said he hoped that would change during the upcoming season.

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