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Giants news, 6/2: Joshua Ezeudu, Parris Campbell, Ryan Cowden, more headlines

New York Giants news for Friday Good morning, New York Giants fans! Is Joshua Ezeudu ready for a starting role on the Giants? When Joe Schoen took over as general manager, he used three picks in his first draft to invest in the position with 3rd round pick Joshua Ezeudu earing playing time before suffering a serious neck injury that ended his season in Week 10. Ezeudu should be one of the top contenders for the Giants’ starting left guard role during training camp, changeling Ben Bredeson for a starting spot. In a perfect world, Ezeudu, Neal and rookie center John Michael...

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Adoree’ Jackson embraces role as Giants’ veteran leader

Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com / USA TODAY NETWORK Jackson has been impressed by his teammates during OTAs There’s finally a little less pressure on Adoree’ Jackson. Last year, the New York Giants’ roster had little to offer at cornerback besides Jackson. A rotating cast of players lined up next to him on the outside due to injuries, and when Jackson missed six games after spraining his knee on a punt return, the team was left scrambling. This time, first-round pick Deonte Banks is expected to be the Giants’ No. 2 cornerback. That means Jackson, a...

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Wyatt Davis looks to crack the Giants’ guard crunch

Wyatt Davis | Photo by David Berding/ Davis bounced around the league in his second season but is looking for a permanent home in 2023 The New York Giants are seeking stability on their offensive line after a year of injuries and subpar play. They have many bodies at the guard positions but still need to find a combination that can get the job done. Wyatt Davis is looks to prove that he can be a quality backup for the team in 2023. By the numbers Height: 6-foot-4Weight: 315Age: 24Position: GuardExperience: 2Contract: One-year, $940,000 | 2023 cap hit: $940,000 Career to...

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Giants’ LB Jarrad Davis facing competition for starting role

Jarrad Davis | Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Davis could start next to Bobby Okereke, or he could end up not making the team at all The New York Giants dealt with injuries and subpar play from their linebacking corps throughout the 2022 season. Jarrad Davis came in late to try to solidify the unit, to mixed results. Davis is back on a one-year deal and may have the inside track on a starting spot once more. However, there are several younger players on the roster who could try to unseat him. By the numbers Height: 6-foot-1Weight: 238Age: 29Position: Inside...

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Giants OTA takeaways: Darren Waller’s potential impact, and other things we learned on Thursday

David Sills (left) and Chris Myarick of the Giants go through a drill early in Thursday’s OTA. Sills left with an apparent injury late in practice. | Photo by Rich Schultz/ Media gets its first glimpse of the 2023 Giants EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Thursday was, figuratively, Darren Waller Day for the New York Giants. The team’s new tight end was the featured attraction for media, which was in attendance for the first time during OTAs, and on the field. Head coach Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka must have felt like feeding the media beast. Thursday’s first play, with...

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Giants OTAs: 3 storylines to watch

Photo by David Berding/ Thursday is a media access day, so what will we learn? The New York Giants entered Phase 3 of their offseason program, the OTAs, this week. On Thursday, media has access to watch practice and speak to head coach Brian Daboll and select players. So, what are some of the storylines or things we hope to learn from the couple of hours around the Giants during the day? Red jerseys? Quarterbacks always wear red non-contact jerseys during NFL practices. So, too, do rehabbing players or those being held back due to some type of injury. A year ago, there...

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Parris Campbell gets to restart his career in New York

Robert Scheer/IndyStar / USA TODAY NETWORK Former second-rounder has spent most of his career on IR GM Joe Schoen and the New York Giants have a self-proclaimed “type” at wide receiver: speedy, agile, and excellent at creating separation, even if they lack size. Unfortunately, that “type” often ends up being injury prone. New addition Parris Campbell doesn’t exactly break that mold. He’s spent most of his career on the sideline, prevented from utilizing some of the elite traits that made him a college star. But with a new home and an incentive-laden...

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Big Blue View mailbag: Saquon Barkley, Jalin Hyatt, NFL schedule, more questions

The mail’s here! We might be in the throes of the offseason, but the questions about the New York Giants never stop coming to the Big Blue View Mailbag. Let’s open it up and see what pops out this week. Gino Phillips asks: The NFL clearly has to juggle a million factors in creating their schedule each year. The one thing that I think should be built into one of their constraints is having two division foes playing each other twice in a three-week period (as do the Giants and Eagles this year). It is unfair to either of the teams if they are dealing with key injuries, as...

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Will Matt Breida’s role change in 2023 after running back draft pick?

Matt Breida | Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Breida was the Giants’ RB2 last season but could lose playing time to a rookie The life of a running back in the NFL is highly insecure. Despite two backs garnering picks in the top 12 in the NFL Draft, the free-agent market, the trade availability of several veteran backs with no takers, and Saquon Barkley’s current contract standoff with the New York Giants demonstrate the devaluation of the position. Teams prefer to constantly replenish their supply for the invariable injuries and rapid decline of their runners. That brings...

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What an expanded role for Kadarius Toney might look like

Patrick Breen/The Republic / USA TODAY NETWORK Kansas City is expecting bigger things from the wideout the team acquired last season. At last year’s trade deadline, the Kansas City Chiefs acquired wide receiver Kadarius Toney from the New York Giants, who reportedly traded him due to injury concerns. Still, he made an immediate impact to the Chiefs wide receiving corps — including a touchdown in the team’s 38-35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII. While Kansas City largely used Toney as a gadget player in 2022, there’s a belief that the...

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Can the 2023 Giants compete with their NFC East foes?

Photo by Al Bello/ The Giants’ 2023 roster is more talented than it was in 2022. But do they stack up better against their division opponents this year? The New York Giants’ 2022 season was a totally unexpected gift. They were bound to be better than they were in 2021, with an impressive new coaching staff and general manager, two high draft picks, and the return of Daniel Jones after a mid-season neck injury. But making the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs? Not many would have guessed that. Now, though, comes the stark reality of 2023. The Giants have improved...

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Will Ben Bredeson fend off competition for a starting guard spot?

Ben Bredeson | Photo by Vincent Mignott/DeFodi Images via Drafting John Michael Schmitz means Bredeson can most likely stay at his stronger position The New York Giants had a number of positional struggles in 2022. From wide receiver to linebacker and cornerback, there was certainly a lot of blame to go around when the team failed. However, perhaps no difficulty was more meaningful than the team’s futility along the offensive line. Poor play and injuries decimated the unit, capping Daniel Jones’ ceiling within the offense and often hanging Saquon Barkley out to...

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Giants news, 5/17: Giants wide receivers, Daniel Bellinger, Rodarius Williams, more headlines

New York Giants news for Wednesday Good morning, New York Giants fans! New York Giants 2023 roster: How crowded receiver room will be utilized The New York Giants’ struggles in their wide receiver room last season are well-documented. A combination of heavy capital invested in severely underachieving players, injuries, and lack of quality depth left Daniel Jones with very few weapons to throw to. Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka were left to use every ounce of creativity in their arsenal to push the ball downfield in an offense that featured a running back. This year, 14 players...

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Giants’ TE Daniel Bellinger can settle into complementary role in Year 2

Daniel Bellinger | Photo by Bailey Hillesheim/Icon Sportswire via Bellinger’s freak eye injury ruined the development of some nice chemistry with Daniel Jones in 2022 When a tight end is drafted in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, he is generally not expected to do much in his rookie season. The tight end developmental curve in the league is steep, and many rookies redshirt their first season. Instead, Daniel Bellinger found himself with a starting role on a New York Giants team that was desperate for playmakers. Let’s discuss his somewhat tumultuous rookie...

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Contract woes aside, Saquon Barkley still holds critical role for 2023 Giants

Saquon Barkley | Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via The fate of the Giants’ offense often rested in Barkley’s hands in 2022 Saquon Barkley is a textbook case of the devaluation of the running back position across the NFL. Drafted No. 2 overall by the New York Giants in 2018, his lengthy injury history following an outstanding rookie season diminished his production. His 2022 season showcased both how valuable he could be and how to stop him. Now embroiled in a contract standoff with the Giants, Barkley is not listed on the team’s depth chart. Still,...

Daniel Jones has 'legitimate fantasy upside' - Matthew Berry | The Fantasy Show

ESPN fantasy football expert Matthew Berry explains what Daniel Jones replacing Eli Manning means for Saquon Barkley and the rest of the New York Giants offense. He then (3:19) discusses what Cam Newton's injury means for Carolina Panthers teammates Chris

Decision to bench Eli, start Daniel Jones came at PERFECT time | Pick Six Podcast

Will Brinson is joined by Brady Quinn and Ryan Wilson to discuss Daniel Jones taking over the starting QB role for the New York Giants, Cam Newton's injury status and 0-2 teams that could still make the playoffs.

Stephen A. warns the Cowboys: 'What can go wrong, will go wrong!' | First Take

Stephen A. Smith isn’t dismissing the Dallas Cowboys' impressive performance in Week 1 vs. the New York Giants, but believes the Cowboys will eventually get plagued by suspensions and injuries. #FirstTake ✔