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Giants want to sack 2012

Giants want to sack 2012

nydailynews.com Updated Jul 28, 2013
Don't bother asking Justin Tuck how many sacks he’ll get in 2013, nor his four meager ones from 2012. Don’t question him about the Giants’ mere 33 sacks last year, either.
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  • Nicks sits out drills with tightness in groin

    Nicks sits out drills with tightness in groin

    nydailynews.com Jul 28, 2013
    Yes, Hakeem Nicks was on the field the first two days of camp, but didn’t make it through the second day. The oft-injured Giants receiver made a highlight catch over Corey Webster during individual drills Sunday, but that was his final play of the day.
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  • Vacchiano: For Prince, a life lesson

    Vacchiano: For Prince, a life lesson

    nydailynews.com Jul 28, 2013
    There was no way Prince Amukamara was going to react. Not while he was being carried down a hallway over Jason Pierre-Paul’s shoulders. Not while his teammates were screaming at him to fight back. Not while he was being flung into the cold tub . . . aga…
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  • Off-Season Problems Cloud Hopes for Giants’ Connor and Hill

    Off-Season Problems Cloud Hopes for Giants’ Connor and Hill

    nytimes.com Jul 28, 2013
    While most of the Giants at training camp were busy looking ahead, linebacker Dan Connor and safety Will Hill were addressing their off-the-field issues.
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  • Giants safety Hill: Marijuana use result of stress

    Giants safety Hill: Marijuana use result of stress

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The stress of coping with life led Will Hill to use marijuana, the New York Giants safety said Sunday in his first comments after being hit by the NFL with his second four-game suspension.
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  • Connor discusses his arrest, takes full responsibility

    Connor discusses his arrest, takes full responsibility

    Not everyone hides behind the shield of “pending legal proceedings.” Giants linebacker Dan Connor spoke Sunday about his recent arrest for having a switchblade in his luggage at the Philadelphia International Airport. “I was flying out to a wedding in P…
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  • Will Hill Still Dealing With Troublesome Past

    Will Hill Still Dealing With Troublesome Past

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 28, 2013
    Giants safety Will Hill was a once-promising Jersey City high school football star who’s road to stardom was derailed by, well, him. In 2007, several college scouting sources, including ESPN, rated Hill as one of the top incoming freshmen in the nation.…
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  • Giants' Hill: Pot use caused positive tests

    Giants' Hill: Pot use caused positive tests

    nydailynews.com Jul 28, 2013
    Giants safety Will Hill, who was suspended four games last week for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, talked about being held up at shotgun, being viewed as an ATM and entering a rehabilitation clinic for drug abuse on Easter.
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  • Ryan D’Imperio still adjusting to fullback with the Giants afte…

    Ryan D’Imperio still adjusting to fullback with the Giants after playing linebacker at Rutgers

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 28, 2013
    Ryan D’Imperio still adjusting to fullback with the Giants after playing linebacker at Rutgers
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  • Falcons experimenting with Umenyiora as stand-up linebacker

    Falcons experimenting with Umenyiora as stand-up linebacker

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28, 2013
    Over the course of Osi Umenyiora’s nine years with the Giants, we grew accustomed to seeing him with his hand in the dirt before taking off after an opposing quarterback. He’ll be wearing a different uniform after signing with the Falcons and that might…
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  • Autograph Day Today at Giants’ Camp

    Autograph Day Today at Giants’ Camp

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 28, 2013
    Autograph Day at Quest this afternoon….still scheduled for outdoors, but that could change…. until we say otherwise, it is outside – keep checking our twitter handle for any updates @— New York Giants (@Giants)
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  • Reese on Quest to Get Giants Back Up to Standards

    Reese on Quest to Get Giants Back Up to Standards

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 28, 2013
    Giants GM Jerry Reese is focusing on getting his team back up to standards this year. “I have a couple of numbers that I’ve been bouncing around in my head. The (first) number is 190. That’s 190 days until the Super Bowl is played at MetLife Stadium ove…
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  • Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t concentrating on Week One return

    Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t concentrating on Week One return

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28, 2013
    Last week, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has done well in his rehab from back surgery but stopped short of giving a prediction about whether or not the defensive end would join his teammates on the field for the fir…
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  • A look at Giant question marks

    A look at Giant question marks

    ESPN.com Jul 28, 2013
    If you've watched "SportsCenter" this morning, you've likely noticed that it's camped out at New York Giants training camp up in East Rutherford, N.J. Hannah Storm, Sal Paolantonio and Antonio Pierce are discussing everything from Jerry Reese'…
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  • Giants’ PUP List: Snee Planning on Short Stay

    Giants’ PUP List: Snee Planning on Short Stay

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 28, 2013
    The Giants have five players on the Phyically Unable to Perform – or PUP – list this camp. We know JPP (back) is in the midst of rehab as are Henry Hynoski (knee) and Markus Kuhn (also a knee). Terrell Thomas (knee) was cleared by doctors, but the team …
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  • Pressure Off, Curry Takes Fun Route in Jumpstarting Career

    Pressure Off, Curry Takes Fun Route in Jumpstarting Career

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 28, 2013
    LB Aaron Curry’s career has been all about trying to live up to the expectations heaped upon him as a fourth-overall draft choice. This time around, with the Giants, those expectations have been tempered and Curry is being given a fair shot at fulfillin…
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  • New York Giants News and Links for July 28

    New York Giants News and Links for July 28

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 28, 2013
    Day Two of camp is scheduled for today. Practice will begin at 1:30 and end around 3:45. If you have any designs about attending, get there early….some headlines for this morning… GEICO SportsNite was on hand at Quest yesterday as the Giants took the fi…
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  • Justin Tuck thanks “ignorant writers” for motivation

    Justin Tuck thanks “ignorant writers” for motivation

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28, 2013
    Giants General Manager Jerry Reese told his team that everyone is “on notice” that missing the playoffs again this season isn’t an acceptable outcome. One of the ways the Giants can avoid that fate is by getting more productivity out of defensive end Ju…
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  • Video - Justin Tuck goes 1-on-1 with Shaun O'Hara at New York Giants cCamp 04:24

    Justin Tuck goes 1-on-1 with Shaun O'Hara at New York Giants cCamp

    Jul 28
    New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck goes 1-on-1 with former teammate Shaun O'Hara on how the defensive line reads the offensive running game.
  • Video - New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle aiming for Super Bowl 02:14

    New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle aiming for Super Bowl

    Jul 28
    New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle breaks down the adjustments the team needs to make in order to get back in contention for a Super Bowl.
  • Video - Cruz Happy To Be With Giants 06:42

    Cruz Happy To Be With Giants

    Jul 28
    Victor Cruz sits down with Hannah Storm to discuss his contract extension and his goals for the 2013 season.
  • Video - Giants Looking To Host Super Bowl 02:41

    Giants Looking To Host Super Bowl

    Jul 28
    Antonio Pierce and Sal Paolantonio break down the Giants' goals heading into the 2013 season.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL 2013 training camps -- Cris Carter's top 10 wide receivers

    Jul 28
    Cris Carter's list of the NFL's 10 best receivers favors big men and has an easy choice at No. 1.
  • Don Banks: Newsome, Ravens not panicking after loss of Pitta

    Jul 28
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The news of Baltimore tight end Dennis Pitta's likely season-ending hip injury on Saturday was the kind of solar plexus blow that can knock a football team back on its heels, especially one that's riding high as it opens the defense…
  • NFL mailbag - Injuries could slow offensive plans

    Jul 28
    Mailbag: Injuries and suspensions could keep teams from going full speed ahead with their offensive plans, writes John Clayton.