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The New York Giants flirtation with free agent middle linebacker Desmond Bishop hasn’t dampened Mark Herzlich’s optimism that he will be the starting MLB for the team. Herzlich, started only one game in 2012 and didn’t make a strong case for more playing time or advance his chances as a key piece in the middle of the defense. However, in 2013 he feels he’s ready to make some waves, a year later and wiser; Herzlich is back, with the Giants coming off a non-playoff season and an uncharacteristic defensive performance last season. Blackburn signed with the Carolina Panthers, and six-year veteran Dan Connor was signed in free agency. As OTAs and the three-day minicamp progressed, it was Herzlich working with the first-team defense and it will be Herzlich who enters training camp the favorite to win the starting job. “I think [a starting job is] mine to secure,” Herzlich said, via Paul Schwartz of the New York Post. “I don’t think anyone is handing anybody anything, but I fee...
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