Excerpt: "These dorm-room mattresses just aren't cutting it for these overgrown NFL professionals.
"Itís. Not. Home," Giants left tackle Will Beatty said today, with emphasis on each word to make his point, on his way to lunch here at UAlbany. "You spend a lot of money getting your house right and then you come here and it just ainít the same. You hit up Wal-Mart a few times, get some Tempur-Pedic toppers, your own blankets and, eh, itís not the same.
"Fortunately I got a full-size bed. Some of the guys are in twin beds. So I can roll over once or twice and not fall off."
Wait, why are we talking about beds exactly? Oh, right, because Beatty has been battling a nagging back issue that knocked him out of practice last week and kept him here while the team traveled to Jacksonville for the preseason opener." Read more...