Quarterback Eli Manning was obviously locked in and backup David Carr was as close to locked in as you can get because the only other quarterback competing for a spot was Ryan Perriloux and he never really made it much of a battle for the backup job. He was cut as the Giants decided once again to only carry two quarterbacks this season. Punter Brian Weatherford will remain the emergency quarterback.
Ahmad Bradshaw and backup David Wilson were locked in. Bradshaw will start and Wilson will see significant action behind him. DJ Ware was, at one point, being considered for the goal line, short yardage, 3rd down role, but he was a somewhat surprising cut as the Giants decided to keep Andre Brown and Da’Rel Scott instead. Brown is their biggest back and only true bruiser so he could see short yardage situations, while Scott, a 7th round pick in 2011, was kept for mostly developmental purposes. Fullback Henry Hynoski was also brought back and kept as the Giants’...