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RoanokeFan
07-26-2012, 12:04 PM
HERE NOW THE NEWS

EXCERPTS FROM EXTERNAL NEWS ARTICLES REGARDING THE NEW YORK FOOTBALL GIANTS ARE POSTED UNDER THEIR SOURCES. MISCELLANEOUS SPORTS ARTICLES ARE POSTED UNDER THE "MISCELLANEOUS" SECTION AT THE END OF THE THREAD. LINKS FOR ALL LISTED SOURCES ARE INCLUDED TO ALLOW MEMBERS TO INDEPENDENTLY BROWSE AT THEIR LEISURE.


NEWARK STAR LEDGER

GIANTS' VICTOR CRUZ SAYS HIS CONTRACT ISN'T A BIG MOTIVATOR THIS SEASON (http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2012/07/giants_victor_cruz_says_his_co.html)

Excerpt: "Upon arriving at training camp today, Victor Cruz said he felt “nostalgic” about being back to the place where he first started to make an impression (http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2010/08/undrafted_rookie_wide_receiver.html) on the Giants (http://www.nj.com/giants)’ coaching staff two years ago. Cruz is now in a much different place in his career – a franchise record-holder, a mega star and a player many defenses will try to shut down this upcoming season. He’s also one due a very big payday should he prove his breakout season wasn’t a fluke in any way." Read more...

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GIANTS' JUSTIN TUCK HAPPY HIS "MND IS IN THE RIGHT PLACE" TO OPEN TRAINING CAMP (http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2012/07/giants_justin_tuck_happy_his_m.html)

Excerpt: "Justin Tuck feels great. He’s healthy, refreshed and in better shape after a renewed commitment to preparing himself physically.
Of course, that doesn’t guarantee he’ll be that way come Week 1.


“I came into camp last year pretty healthy, too,” the Giants’ defensive end told reporters today upon arriving at UAlbany for the start of training camp. “Damn Jets preseason game.” Read more...



GIANTS' SUMMER QUESTIONNAIRE: QB ELI MANNING (http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2012/07/giants_summer_questionnaire_qu.html)

Excerpt: "In between hosting “Saturday Night Live,” throwing out the first pitch at a Mets game, making a surprise appearance at a Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru and fulfilling other promotional obligations, Eli Manning was getting ready for another season. The Giants quarterback, who will report to training camp today along with the rest of his teammates, certainly enjoyed the fruits of his second Super Bowl MVP performance." Read more...


SITE LINK (http://www.nj.com/giants/)

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

ELI MANNING, GIANTS BEGIN TITLE DEFENSE WITH "A LOT TO PROVE" DESPITE WINNING SUPER BOWL XLVI (http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/giants/ny-giants-title-defense-a-super-slight-article-1.1122097)

Excerpt: "In the shadow of Tebowmania and plenty of other distractions across the New York sports landscape, the defending Super Bowl champions will report to training camp on Thursday morning. And while they are the defending champs, they are not likely to be the favorites. Maybe not even in their own town." Read more...


SITE LINK (http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/giants)

NEW YORK POST

ELI: ALBANY CAMP GOOD FOR GIANTS' TEAM UNITY (http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/giants/it_bonding_time_5E2SaOSxRm62eft356RziL)

Excerpt: "If the reigning Super Bowl Most Valuable Player has his way, nighttime will be the right time during the next three weeks, as Eli Manning is anticipating evenings for the Giants to hang out and grow even closer as they hunker down for training camp.
Before last summer, all Manning ever knew as far as NFL training camp was an off-site destination at the University at Albany, but last year’s lockout forced the Giants to stay home and train at their Timex Performance Center facility. Manning and the other 89 players on the roster this morning are scheduled to report to their dorms on the Albany campus, and it is clear the now-elite quarterback is happy to be packing up and heading north." Read more...


SITE LINK (http://www.nypost.com/sports/giants)

THE BERGEN RECORD

BIG BLUE DOUBTERS APLENTY (http://www.northjersey.com/sports/163816126_Big_Blue_doubters_aplenty.html)

Excerpt: "The Giants will arrive on campus this morning as training camp begins at the University at Albany — and eventually the practice field — with something to prove.

Sure, they won Super Bowl XLVI just five months ago and received all the spoils that came with bringing home the franchise's fourth Vince Lombardi Trophy." Read more...

GIANTS' TRAINING CAMP INFORMATION (http://www.northjersey.com/sports/163508166_Giants_training_camp_info.html)

SITE LINK (http://www.northjersey.com/sports/pro_sports/football/)

NEW YORK TIMES

SITE LINK (http://www.nytimes.com/pages/sports/football/index.html)

WALL STREET JOURNAL

SITE LINK (http://online.wsj.com/public/page/news-sports-nfl.html)

GIANTS 101

GIANTS' MARTELLUS BENNETT ON PLAYING COWBOYS: "I JUST WANT TO KICK THEIR (BUTTS)" (http://www.giants101.com/2012/07/26/new-york-giants-martellus-bennett-on-playing-cowboys-i-just-want-to-kick-those-guys-asses/)

Excerpt: "Today the media met the Giants' players as they reported for the start of training camp in Albany, New York (http://www.giants101.com/tag/new-york/). One player who seemed to get a lot of attention was newly acquired tight end from the Dallas Cowboys. Bennett had a lot to say giving the beat writers plenty to write about, starting with saying he "felt like Kim Kardashian" after being flashed by photographers stepping out of his Bentley." Read more...

GIANTS' ELI MANNING: "I NEED TO RAISE MY LEVEL OF PLAY" (http://www.giants101.com/2012/07/26/new-york-giants-eli-manning-i-need-to-raise-my-level-of-play/)

Excerpt: "As the New York Giants (http://www.giants101.com/tag/new-york-giants/) enter training camp today, there are several players that have a lot to prove if they want to make the 53-man roster. Obviously, quarterback Eli Manning (http://www.giants101.com/tag/eli-manning/) is not one of them. Coming off his second Super Bowl (http://www.giants101.com/tag/super-bowl/) victory in the last five seasons, Eli has every reason to pat himself on the back and say "Job well done." He has already given Giants players, coaches, and fans more than they could ever possibly ask for." Read more...

FOR FIVE GIANTS, 2012 MAY BE A STEP BACKWARDS (http://www.giants101.com/2012/07/25/for-five-new-york-giants-2012-may-be-a-step-backwards/)

Excerpt: "The NFL (http://www.giants101.com/tag/nfl/) is a rapidly changing environment in which nothing can ever be taken for granted. For example, the Indianapolis Colts entered last offseason with what they thought was an offensive stalwart in Peyton Manning, only to finish the regular season with a 2-14 record and Dan Orlovsky manning the helm at QB. Players, coaches, depth charts, and overall talent on a team can change virtually overnight, so it's important to cherish the truly great teams and players in this league." Read more...

SITE LINK (http://www.giants101.com/)

BIG BLUE VIEW

GIANTS' MARTELLUS BENNETT PROVIDES FIRST DAY ENTERTAIMNENT (http://www.bigblueview.com/2012/7/26/3189214/new-york-giants-martellus-bennett-provides-first-day-entertainment)

Excerpt: "If we were going to hand out an award for most entertaining New York Giants (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/new-york-giants) player during training camp I think we would already have to engrave Martellus Bennett's (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/players/34521/martellus-bennett) name on the trophy. Bennett, the talkative tight end the Giants signed as a free agent from the Dallas Cowboys (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/dallas-cowboys), was in fine form when he arrived at UAlbany (http://www.bigblueview.com/2012/7/26/3189186/martellus-bennett-transcript-07-26-12-new-york-giants-training-camp) this morning." Read more...


ELI MANNING: "I LIKE GOING TO ALBANY" (http://www.bigblueview.com/2012/7/26/3188226/eli-manning-i-new-york-giants-training-camp-ualbany)

Excerpt: "If you have been around Big Blue View for a few seasons now you know I love it when the New York Giants (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/new-york-giants) hold training camp at UAlbany. It is only a few minutes from my home and I get to attend practice every day, which helps me learn the team and bring you better information." Read more...

NY GIANTS' NEWS AND NOTES: ALBANY TAKES CENTER STAGE (http://www.bigblueview.com/2012/7/26/3187685/new-york-giants-news-and-notes-albany-takes-center-stage)

Excerpt: "The New York Giants (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/new-york-giants) get training camp underway Thursday with a conditioning test during the afternoon. Here are a a few notes as everyone settles in for the ride at UAlbany. Giants report to training camp (http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-report-to-training-camp/c7d65665-1431-46ed-8b02-0ddab7b8a839)
Players arrived throughout the day on Wednesday at University at Albany for the start of the 2012 Giants Training Camp! Domenik Hixon (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/players/2934/domenik-hixon) gave the folks from Giants.com a tour of his Albany dorm room" (http://www.giants.com/media-vault/videos/WR-Hixon-arrives-at-Training-Camp/c3b5694b-85d3-4f8f-be1a-39633b730c94) Read more...


NEW YORK GIANTS' TRAINING CA,MP: HOW TO FOLLOW ALONG (http://www.bigblueview.com/2012/7/25/3186880/new-york-giants-training-camp-how-to-follow-along)

Excerpt: "Training camp is almost here. Many New York Giants (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/new-york-giants) players are apparently checking into their dorm rooms on the UAlbany campus Wednesday evening, there will be a conditioning test for players on Thursday and the first practice is Friday at 1 p.m. ET." Read more...

NFL PRESEASON POWER RANKINGS FROM SB NATION (http://www.bigblueview.com/2012/7/25/3186560/nfl-2012-preseason-power-rankings-from-sb-nation-new-york-giants)

Excerpt: "These mean absolutely nothing, except to give you something to discuss as the minutes tick past before the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants (http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/teams/new-york-giants) hold their first training camp practice Friday at UAlbany. SB Nation, however, has released its preseason power rankings, and the Giants check in at No. 3. Rankings were compiled using votes from all 32 of SB Nation's NFL team bloggers. The Giants got nine first-place votes." Read more...


SITE LINK (http://www.bigblueview.com/section/news)

GMENHQ

SITE LINK (http://gmenhq.com/)

YARDBARKER.COM


MARTELLUS BENNETT REALLY WANTS TO BEAT THE COWBOYS (http://network.yardbarker.com/nfl/article_external/martellus_bennett_really_wants_to_beat_the_cowboys/11305168)

Excerpt: "New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett told the media on Thursday that he has “ill feelings” towards the Dallas Cowboys." Read more...


MARTELLUS BENNETT HATES EVERYONE IN THE NFL (http://network.yardbarker.com/nfl/article_external/martellus_bennett_hates_everybody_in_the_nfl/11305411)

Excerpt: "Martellus Bennett is the type of NFL character that is perfect for a sound bite. Always outspoken yet never insincere the Cowboy-turned-Giants TE is ready to move on from being a name that is always associated with the word potential.

As he does so, his nature prohibits him from playing the role of the diplomat when it comes to his previous team." Read more...



SITE LINK (http://www.yardbarker.com/nfl/teams/new_york_giants/56)

INSIDE FOOTBALL

SITE LINK (http://www.insidefootball.com/)

THE RED ZONE

CHIEFS SIGN TONY UGOH (http://www.theredzone.org/BlogDescription/tabid/61/EntryId/27753/Chiefs-sign-Tony-Ugoh/Default.aspx)


SITE LINK (http://www.theredzone.org/)

GIANTSFOOTBALLBLOG

SITE LINK (http://www.giantsfootballblog.com/)

NFL.COM


SITE LINK (http://www.nfl.com/teams/newyorkgiants/profile?team=NYG)

SI.COM

SITE LINK (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/teams/new-york-giants/?eref=sinav)

ESPN


SITE LINK (http://espn.go.com/nfl/team/_/name/nyg/new-york-giants)

NBCSPORTS


(http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/07/22/steelers-come-in-at-no-6-in-the-preseason-power-rankings/?tw_p=twt)SITE LINK (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/07/19/jets-reportedly-plan-to-use-tim-tebow-as-red-zone-quarterback/related/)

CBSSPORTS

POIWER RANKINGS: GIANTS START ON TOP, BUT HOS LONG DO THEY LAST? (http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/story/19653558/power-rankings-giants-start-on-top-but-how-long-do-they-last)

Excerpt: "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning said his wife, Abby, recently asked him a question many Giants fans probably have asked as well:

Why did the Giants make it so tough on themselves when they won their last two Super Bowls, including last February?


"Can we have leads in the fourth quarter and hold one instead of coming back?" Manning said his wife asked." Read more...



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(http://www.cbssports.com/nfl)
FOXSPORTS


SITE LINK (http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/team/new-york-giants/67056?q=new-york-giants)

YAHOOSPORTS


SITE LINK (http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/)
(http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/)
PROFOOTBALLWEEKLY


SITE LINK (http://www.bigblueview.com/section/news)
(http://www.profootballweekly.com/team/giants/)
PROFOOTBALLFOCUS

SITE LINK (http://www.profootballfocus.com/)

FOOTBALLOUTSIDERS

SITE LINK (http://www.footballoutsiders.com/)

MISCELLANEOUS

NFL LAUNCHES TOTAL WELLNESS PROGRAM TO SUPPORT PLAYERS (http://www.theredzone.org/BlogDescription/tabid/61/EntryId/27752/NFL-launches-Total-Wellness-program-to-support-players/Default.aspx)

DALLAS COWBUYS, 2012 NFL SEASON PREVIEW (http://fifthdown.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/dallas-cowboys-2012-n-f-l-season-preview/?ref=football)

RECOGNIZING SYMPTOMS KEY FOR PARENTS, COACHES IN DIAGNOSING CONCUSSIONS (http://www.northjersey.com/sports/163815696_Concussion_prevention.html)

HOME SWEET CORTLAND, N.Y., FOR GANG GREEN (http://www.northjersey.com/sports/163815636_Home_sweet_Cortland_for_Jets.html)

I'll take 5
07-26-2012, 05:41 PM
Thanx for the links RF

derekunion28
07-26-2012, 05:48 PM
thanks rf...hope somome pulls bennnet to the side and let him know talking doesnt win games

RoanokeFan
07-26-2012, 07:17 PM
Thanx for the links RF

You are very welcome

RoanokeFan
07-26-2012, 07:17 PM
thanks rf...hope somome pulls bennnet to the side and let him know talking doesnt win games

I hope he has cash to back up the checks lol

GameTime
07-26-2012, 07:32 PM
thanks Ro.....
here we go!!!!!

Captain Chaos
07-26-2012, 07:53 PM
Thanks Roanoke! Just wondering what ever happened that when you won the superbowl you were number one until some one knocked you off...

Cool Papa B.
07-26-2012, 07:57 PM
Thanks for sharing, Roanoke.Watching those videos has gotten me so pumped up for some Giants football.

Is it me, or has JPP gotten bigger? The looks bigger than Canty in those pics.

Fuhgeddaboutit
07-26-2012, 07:59 PM
For anyone who has browsed the links, are there any videos?

RoanokeFan
07-26-2012, 08:00 PM
thanks Ro.....
here we go!!!!!

Finally, real football stuff

RoanokeFan
07-26-2012, 08:01 PM
Thanks for sharing, Roanoke.Watching those videos has gotten me so pumped up for some Giants football.

Is it me, or has JPP gotten bigger? The looks bigger than Canty in those pics.

We should be routinely getting some news out of camp

RoanokeFan
07-26-2012, 08:02 PM
Thanks Roanoke! Just wondering what ever happened that when you won the superbowl you were number one until some one knocked you off...

It's a tough town to play in

GoDeep80
07-26-2012, 11:12 PM
Thanks for sharing, Roanoke.Watching those videos has gotten me so pumped up for some Giants football.

Is it me, or has JPP gotten bigger? The looks bigger than Canty in those pics.

Yea the staff thought 290 would be his optimal playing weight. Kinda like Reggie White who was close to 300lbs.

Rat_bastich
07-26-2012, 11:54 PM
I've got a feeling that Bennett is going to go through the Antrel Rolle phases of New York Giants Culture Awareness.

1) Comes in talks alot.
2) Gets frustrated with Coughlin and his disciplinarian style.
3) Eventually, Coughlin shows that his way works by producing results and then Bennett buys into the product.
4) Bennett becomes a believer for life.

I'm actually happy that Bennett is excited and hope that he is a huge contributor. I think he will be once he realizes the way the Giants do things without all the glitz and talk. That is the Jets way.

G-Men Surg.
07-27-2012, 03:00 AM
Thanks RF !

RoanokeFan
07-27-2012, 03:30 AM
Thanks RF !

You are very welcome