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NEWARK STAR LEDGER
GIANTS' SUMMER QUESTIONNAIRE: DB JANZEN JACKSON
Excerpt: "It was never if Janzen Jackson would make it to the NFL. As late as last August it was always when. He had just come off a junior season in which he led all Tennessee defensive backs with 69 tackles and tied for the team lead with five interceptions. His performance was recognized with a second-team All-SEC selection." Read more...
GIANTS' SUMMER QUESTIONNAIRE: LB MICHAEL BIOLEY
Excerpt: "One of the guys that might not have gotten enough credit for his role in the Giants' run to Super Bowl XLVI is Michael Boley. The veteran linebacker, entering his fourth season with the team in 2012, helped keep the defense together after middle linebacker Jonathan Goff was lost with a knee injury." Read more...
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
GIANTS' OSI UMENYIORA UPSET BY RASH OF NFL ARRESTS, WISHES MORE PLAYERS WOULD FOLLOW EXAMPLE SET BY TIM TEBOW
Excerpt: "The NFL has endured a long, dark offseason marked by BountyGate, concussion lawsuits and a rash of arrests. But Osi Umenyiora has an idea of how to fix the NFL’s image.
Tim Tebow can show the league the way.SITE LINK
The Giants’ defensive end said on Tuesday that the NFL wouldn’t have so many problems if more players acted like the Jets’ backup quarterback. Tebow, he said, should be the shining example of how an NFL player is supposed to behave." Read more...
NEW YORK POST
GIANTS' WR JERNIGAN OUT TO GRAB OPPORTUNITY
Excerpt: "Jerrel Jernigan reports to his second NFL training camp tomorrow knowing he has very little to show for his rookie season with the Giants. In some cases, he has nothing to show. “I’m not used to that, not having a catch in a year,’’ Jernigan said." Read more...
GIANTS' OSI THINKS MORE PLAYERS SHOULD ACT LIKE TEBOW
Excerpt: "Osi Umenyiora has caught Tebow Fever, too.
The Giants defensive end, upset by recent accounts of his fellow NFL players getting into trouble with the law, told reporters yesterday new Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow “sets an outstanding example.” Read more...SITE LINK
THE BERGEN RECORD
STAPLETON: OSI UMENYIORA ON TIM TEBOW AS ROLE MODEL
Excerpt: "Osi Umenyiora has the solution to the off-the-field legal issues involving 31 players and counting that have overshadowed the NFL. In fact, his advice for his football brethren is rather simple, although it may sound a bit surprising coming from the Giants' defensive end. Be like Tim Tebow." Read more...
GIANTS' TRAINING CAMP INFORMATION
NEW YORK TIMES
WALL STREET JOURNAL
BRIAN WITHERSPOON RECOVERING AHEAD OF SCHEDULE, EXPECTS TO RETURN TO GIANTS ON 2012
Excerpt: "During the New York Giants' very first Organized Team Activity (OTA) in late May, cornerback Brian Witherspoon was carted off the field after tearing his ACL for the second consecutive season. He was subsequently waived/injured, and his future with the team looked bleak. However, Doctors informed the five-year veteran on Monday that his recovery is ahead of schedule, prompting him to express high hopes for a miraculous return … this season." Read more...
GIANTS' OSI UMENYIORA: "I FEEL LIKE I'M THE BESTD E IN THE LEAGUE"
Excerpt: "When it comes to New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, confidence has never been an issue. Throughout the duration of his nine-year NFL career, Umenyiora has often compared himself to the league's elite and considered himself one of the premiere pass rushers in the game. It was that line of thinking that led to lengthy contract dispute, which only recently ended by way of a restructured deal in 2012." Read more...
BIG BLUE VIEW
NY GIANTS' TRAINING CAMP PREVIEW: DEFENSE
Excerpt: "So, as 2012 training camp approaches for the defending Super Bowl New York Giants here is a question to ponder. How good can the team's defense be if all of the primary members of the group actually remain healthy for a full season?" Read more...
NY GIANTS' NEWS AND NOTES: EYE OF THE STORM EDITION
Excerpt: "Good morning fellow Giants fans. It's Hump Day, the day before training camp, and time for the Hump Day calendar--there are just six weeks until the start of the 2012 NFL season. Seriously, does that not seem surreal to anyone else? Meanwhile, let's see what else is happening as we're in the eye of the storm, just before camp begins...." Read more...
DISCUSSION: MATHIAS KIWAKUKA FOR MIDDLE LINEBACKER?
Excerpt: "The idea of Mathias Kiwanuka moving to middle linebacker was raised in a Fanpost a bit earlier. It happens to be an idea I have kicked around in my own brain, so I thought I would explore the pros and cons of the idea just a little further. First off, this move is not going to happen. There are a bunch of candidates to be the Giants' middle linebacker in 2012, and the organization has never mentioned Kiwanuka as one of them." Read more...
A QUICK GUIDE TO NEW YORK GIANTS' TRAINING CAMP
Excerpt: "So you are thinking about heading up to Albany to check out the defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants as they prepare to defend their title? Well, here is a little information you might need to help you in your experience." Read more...
THE RED ZONE
CAMP PREVIEW: WIDE RECEIVER
Excerpt: "Training camp starts tomorrow. Here is the final installment of our position-by-position countdown to Giants camp.
Position: Wide receiver.
Projected starters: Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz.
Projected reserves: Domenik Hixon, Rueben Randle, Ramses Barden and Jerrel Jernigan.
New faces: Randle, Brandon Collins, David Douglas and Julian Talley.
Going, going, gone: Mario Manningham, Devin Thomas and Michael Clayton." Read more...
EAGLES' 2012 SEASON PREVIEW
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