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New York Giants coaches and fans will have their eyes on the electric David Wilson, whose chance to become the lead back after only one season after being drafted in the 2012 NFL Draft in the first round. Wilson will have a lot to prove in training camp and has been working hard to learn the offense. However, he will have to overcome a fumbling issue that laded him in Tom Coughlin’s doghouse early last season. Wilson needs to beat out Andre Brown for the starting job and earn the trust of the coaching staff. He also needs to show he can protect the quarterback and recognize defenses. According to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN New York, the Giants want Wilson to win the job, but most likely they will go with a running back by committee approach. Youngmisuk writes: ‘Tom Coughlin will likely split carries between Wilson and Brown, who should complement each other well. While Wilson brings the home-run threat, Brown offers the Giants a well-rounded option. He can run with power, can catch out of the backfield, block and excel in the short-yardage game. If Brown is healthy after breaking his leg last year, don't be surprised to see the former well-traveled running back get the majority of carries in some games. He should be the goal-line back again.’

Giants reportedly getting close to signing Justin Pugh

According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the New York Giants are close to signing rookie first round pick, offensive lineman Justin Pugh. Btw, hearing NYG getting close on Justin Pugh signing. — Jason Cole (@JasonPhilCole) July 19, 2013 The Giants and Pugh’s reps have been going back and forth over offset money.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... The post Giants...

Taking a hometown discount was 'tough' on Victor Cruz

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz wanted to stay with the team. He has family and community ties to the area, and more importantly he has faith in the organization. But that's not to say it didn't hurt signing his new deal with them. "I'm not going to lie, it's tough," Cruz said on Sirius XM Radio's, via the New York Daily News. "When you...

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Justin Tuck will appear on “Necessary Roughness”

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Victor Cruz didn’t accept a “hometown discount”

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JG’s New York Giants Training Camp Preview: The Defense

With training camp opening up for the New York Giants in a couple of weeks, the team has much unfinished business heading into the 2013 season. Despite missing the playoffs during three of the last four seasons, the team did run the table en route to a Super Bowl championship following the 2011 season. In 2012 the team finished with an identical record, 9-7, as they did during the...

New York Giants’ Stevie Brown on Starting Safety Job: It’s My Spot to Keep

Evaluating the talent of prospective NFL players is far from an exact science. JaMarcus Russell was supposed to be the savior of the Oakland Raiders organization as a No. 1 draft pick and Victor Cruz was hardly on the radar for any New York Giants fan as a rookie out of UMass. Heading into last season, Stevie Brown was not expected to make a significant impact with the likes of...

Tiki Barber: Eli Manning is a better quarterback than Peyton Manning

The general consensus among football fans is that Peyton Manning is a much better quarterback than Eli Manning. Prior to the New York Giants’ Super Bowl campaign in 2007, very few people believed Eli would ever be on the same stratosphere as his older brother. Two Super Bowl rings have made the conversation more interesting. [...]

Tiki Barber Argues That Eli Manning is Better Than Brother Peyton ‘Because of Clutch’

“Clutch.” An athlete can have all the talent in the world and a boatload of regular-season accolades, but without that six-letter word, he or she can never reach that transcendent level worthy being called “elite.” That’s the argument former Pro Bowl running back Tiki Barber used Thursday morning when he argued on his CBS Sports Radio Network show that Eli Manning is a...

The Hangover Part 5: Johnny Manziel Leaves Manning Academy

The Manning Passing Academy was started by Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, and Cooper Manning. The academy includes over 1,000 high school kids, all wanting to become the next great quarterback. This academy is very important to the Manning family and Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.The camp also includes current college players who want to invest their time - with the children, not with...

New York Giants Receiving Corps Ranked No. 4 in NFL

Chris Wesseling of was inspired to rank the “NFL’s Top 10 Receiving Corps” after Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson proclaimed his team had the league’s best. In his rankings, Wesseling had the New York Giants in the top five — at number four, to exact. Johnson’s Bills failed to make it. The Giants ranked fourth, one spot behind rival Dallas Cowboys who...

New York Giants 2013 NFL Season Preview

Introduction The Giants won the Super Bowl in 2011, but failed to make the playoffs in 2012. What happened? Well, nothing really. Their win total didn’t change at all, but while 9 wins allowed them to sneak into the playoffs and eventually take it the distance in 2011, 9 wins had them on the outside looking in last season. It was as I predicted before the season and just a reminder...

Rookie Watch: Justin Pugh

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