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Giants assistant coach gets involved in training camp fight

Training camp fights are common, especially when it gets to the second week of practicing against the same players over and over again. But they don’t typically involve an assistant coach.That happened Monday at Giants camp, according to multiple reports.Dan Duggan of TheAthletic.com had a blow-by-blow account of the chippy sequence late in practice.It began [more]

Giants plan to play “all our guys” in preseason opener

Giants head coach Brian Daboll isn’t planning to rest starters when the team kicks off its preseason slate against the Patriots on Thursday night.That game will be Daboll’s first as a head coach in the NFL and he’s planning to have quarterback Daniel Jones, running back Saquon Barkley, and every other player who is physically [more]

Chiefs cut Deandre Baker

Cornerback Deandre Baker is looking for a new team again. The Chiefs cut Baker on Sunday, Adam Teicher of ESPN reports.The Chiefs upgraded at the position this offseason by drafting Trent McDuffie, Josh Williams and Jaylen Watson and trading for Lonnie Johnson. Baker had signed an exclusive rights tender to return.The Giants made Baker a [more]

Odell Beckham Jr. remains available; when will he sign a new deal?

Free-agent receiver Odell Beckham Jr. continues to be a free agent, two weeks into training camp. How much longer will he be on the market?In addition to the question of where he signs, there’s an issue as to when. The folks at NFL Network recently addressed that issue.Ian Rapoport suggested that the Buccaneers had interest [more]

Giants rookie Marcus McKethan tears ACL

Giants rookie offensive lineman Marcus McKethan tore his anterior cruciate ligament in Friday’s practice. The team announced Saturday it has placed him on season-ending injured reserve.The Giants drafted McKethan with a fifth-round selection, one of three offensive linemen drafted by the team this spring.He was spending most of his time as a backup at right [more]

Giants sign Will Holden

The Giants lost an offensive lineman this week when Matt Gono left camp and they added a different one to the roster on Friday.The team announced the signing of tackle Will Holden. Defensive lineman Niko Lalos was waived in a corresponding move.Holden has been a journeyman since entering the league as a fifth-round pick by [more]

Report: Matt Gono likely has career-ending neck injury

The Giants placed Matt Gono on the left squad/exempt list Wednesday. Gono “likely” has a career-ending neck injury, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports. The veteran required surgery on his neck last year, and when hitting started this week, Gono began feeling symptoms again.He left the team to see the specialist who performed the surgery, per [more]

Giants claim Nate Meadors off waivers

The Giants claimed safety Nate Meadors off waivers Thursday. It comes one day after the Browns waived Meadors to make room for the signing of receiver Daylen Baldwin.Giants rookie safety Dane Belton broke his collarbone on Monday, leaving the team shorthanded at the position. Belton, a fourth-round choice, is expected to miss at least the [more]

Judge denies effort in Brian Flores case to conduct discovery on arbitration issue

The lawyers in the Brian Flores case made an aggressive attempt to secure discovery on the question of whether the case should be sent to arbitration. The attempt was aggressive, but not successful.Judge Valerie Caproni has denied the motion to compel discovery on the arbitration question.She calls it an “impermissible fishing expedition,” and she explains [more]

Brian Flores has true character and integrity, and any team looking for a head coach should want to hire him

In an age where character and integrity seem to be increasingly hard to find, the NFL has provided us with a clear example of those traits, even if some in league circles would regard him incorrectly as a pariah.Brian Flores, the former Dolphins coach who now works as an assistant with the Steelers (go ahead [more]

Giants sign Jarrod Wilson

The Giants have made a move to solidify some depth in their defensive backfield.New York announced on Monday that the team has signed veteran safety Jarrod Wilson. As a corresponding move, the team waived cornerback Jarren Williams with an injury designation.Wilson played for both the Jets and 49ers last year after spending the offseason program [more]

Giants rookie Dane Belton breaks collarbone

The Giants have lost their third safety and part-time nickel back for a significant amount of time.Rookie Dane Belton broke his collarbone, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.The injury occurred at Saturday’s practice and could keep him out into the start of the season, though the Giants are hoping for a speedy recovery that gets him [more]

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