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According to Giants.com, wide receiver Rueben Randle has been lining up with the first-team offense with the absences of Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks and has been making some impressive catches. Quarterback Eli Manning and head coach Tom Coughlin have also grown more confident in the second year receiver.
Coughlin was asked if Randle is making the progressions he would like to see at this point.
“He’s moving in that direction. He certainly has had many, many opportunities, and if there’s a guy that really has a chance to step his game up and really show what he can do, it’s happening right now for Rueben,” said Coughlin.
Randle knows how important OTA’s are for him.
“I understood that going in anyway,” Randle said. “I think that’s why they drafted me. They wanted me to come in and make an impact. I’ve just got to go out there and get my job done and do it to the best of my abilities.
“You’ve just got to go out there and do what you’re supposed to do. It’s not really a blessing or
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According to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com, Giants wide receivers Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz are missing from this week’s OTA’s after skipping last week’s work outs with their teammates.
Don't see Nicks or Cruz here at OTA today.
— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) May 30, 2013
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Organized Team Activities (OTAs) aren’t mandatory in the NFL. Most players attend, but every so often you run across a player or two who not only doesn’t attend but fails to communicate their absence, which leads to speculation around the league.
The New York Giants are finding themselves in that situation with their current wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. After informing the Giants...
We reported earlier today that Giants wide receivers Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz didn’t show up for today’s organized team activity.
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin already knows why Cruz wasn’t on the field with his teammates, but he still has no idea what’s going on with Nicks.
Coughlin said that Nicks told him that he was going to show up, but ended up backing out...
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