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Wiser Nicks chooses rest route

Wiser Nicks chooses rest route

If the Giants were preparing for their Week 1 showdown in Dallas against the Cowboys, Hakeem Nicks says he “definitely” would be showcasing his typical grit, lacing up his cleats and practicing.
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  • Sports of The Times: No Mincing of Words for a Coaching Titan

    Sports of The Times: No Mincing of Words for a Coaching Titan

    nytimes.com Aug 2, 2013
    Bill Parcells, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, had a no-nonsense approach when it came to motivating players.
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  • Could Giants' defense show some 3-4?

    Could Giants' defense show some 3-4?

    ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Sorry I disappeared on you guys there for a couple of days. Couldn't be helped, I promise. But while I was not posting, I did spend the last two days out at New York Giants training camp gathering stuff for the Giants' "Cam…
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  • Justin Pugh out indefinitely with concussion

    Justin Pugh out indefinitely with concussion

    profootballtalk.com Aug 2, 2013
    First-round rookie Justin Pugh has yet to crack the starting lineup with the Giants. His effort to climb that mountain in his first season has gotten a bit more complicated. Coach Tom Coughlin told reporters on Friday that Pugh “took a shot in the head”…
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  • Tom Coughlin Post-Practice Comments 8.2.13

    Tom Coughlin Post-Practice Comments 8.2.13

    Tomorrow’s practice has been moved up to 1:00pm and will end by 3, assumably to accommodate the Giant entourage’s trip to Canton to honor Bill Parcells. Sunday’s workout is closed to the public and Monday is player’s day off. Today was perfect weather a…
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  • Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    CNNSI.com Aug 2, 2013
    No Ray Lewis, no Ed Reed, no problem for Baltimore. Big names are gone, but the D should remain strong.
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  • Coughlin, Mara Family to Support Parcells in Canton

    Coughlin, Mara Family to Support Parcells in Canton

    According to Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record (who is in Canton this weekend for the Hall of Fame induction ceremony), Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will be joined by several members of the Mara family in a show of support for former Giants head coac…
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  • Giants Friday Morning Reading List

    Giants Friday Morning Reading List

    Some nice things you may have missed from our colleagues on the Giants beat….
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  • Giants Quotebook: Talking Improvements

    Giants Quotebook: Talking Improvements

    Some interesting comments from yesterday’s media sessions at Quest…. “A lot of the corrections just have to do with seeing the ball, you make a play, you … you make a play. Taking full advantage of our opportunities when it presents itself. Just a self-…
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    Aug 2
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The premise could be taken as sacrilege, maybe even borderline blasphemy by some. But my theory regarding the state of the Ravens' rebuilt defense was met mostly with a series of Cheshire-cat smiles at Baltimore's training camp.
  • 2013 NFL training camp -- In Trestman they trust?

    Aug 2
    Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Chicago Bears' training camp.
  • Jim Trotter: Now in San Diego, Dwight Freeney motivated by skeptics

    Aug 2
    SAN DIEGO -- If there were fines for coaches being late to staff meetings, Joe Barry would lead the group. It's not that he means or wants to be late. It's that each time the Chargers' linebackers coach ends his position meetings, veteran newcomer Dwigh…
  • NFL - Bill Parcells enters Hall of Fame as one of league's greatest motiva…

    Aug 2
    Jeffri Chadiha: Bill Parcells knew exactly which buttons to push on his players, a talent that led him to the Hall of Fame.