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Re: In Hindsight was passing on Zach Martin a mistake?
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:51

Want to feel worse about passing on Martin?  He is proving to be everything people hoped he would be:

Former Giants scout Greg Gabriel on Martin:

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Zack Martin – Offensive Guard

Martin was a four-year starter at Notre Dame and never missed a start...



Re: I can't help but root for this guy to make the team
Source:  Big Blue Huddle -Forum Posts
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:49

Seems like if he doesn't make the 53 man roster he is at least a shoe-in for our practice squad.

Agreed


Who decides the final roster Reese or Coughlin
Source:  Big Blue Huddle -Forum Posts
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:48

I had always assumed it was both, but then I read this by former Giants Scout Greg Gabriel:

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Who has the final decision on the roster?

Every NFL club has one and only one person with control over the 53-man roster. In essence, regardless of ti...



Cut Down Games
Source:  Big Blue Huddle -Forum Posts
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:46

Former Giants Scout Greg Gabriel shares some of the tricks:

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Cut down games

Clubs are always trying to play games when it gets to cut-down time. If a young player who is relatively unknown looks good in practice, the club may choose not to play h...



Re: For those wondering about 49ers Boone
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:45

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Blue Screen Blog

The Giants must trip their roster from 90 players to 75 players by 4 p.m. today. Here is a running list of the Giants’ cuts that we know so far, from a combination of NFL sources, reports, and in some cases the players themselves.
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Josh Brown may not have had the strongest kicking leg in Giants camp this summer, but the team decided he had the best. The 35-year-old Brown, coming off one of the finest seasons of his NFL career, has won the Giants’ kicking job again, a source confirmed on Tuesday morning.
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Can things get any worse on the Giants offensive line? Apparently so. On Sunday, right guard Brandon Mosley, who is working to replace the recently retired Chris Snee, left practice early with a tight back.
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Inside Football News

The following is a list of the 15 Giants players who have been announced as being cut by the team. PK Brandon McManus TE Jerome Cunningham TE Xavier Grimble CB Charles James LB Spencer Adkins S Kyle Sebetic CB Ross Weaver DE Emmanuel Dieke (waived/injured – knee) LB Justin Anderson (waived/injured – hamstring) WR Travis [...]
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Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz received the best news possible regarding his dislocated right big toe. Schwartz, who consulted with noted foot specialist Dr. James Anderson in Charlotte, NC yesterday, did not suffer a season-ending injury that will need any surgery. The 28-year-old offensive lineman will be placed in a walking boot for about 7-10 [...]
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Sometimes when I watch this Giants offense in action, I’m reminded of a scene from the animated television series Family Guy (yes I am a fan, and I’m not ashamed to admit it). The scene I’m thinking of happens when Peter Griffin takes over as the director of the local community production of The King [...]
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Star-Ledger Giants

In April, Clint Benson rejected a plea deal in which he would've been sentenced to seven years.
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The veteran tight end still isn't sure what went wrong in New England and why he was out of work all of last season.
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The network released a statement about the report on Wednesday.
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Big Blue View

Follow our StoryStream for all of your coverage of Thursday's Giants-Patriots preseason game. Follow @BigBlueView The New York Giants wrap up their five-game preseason on Thursday night when they host the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium. The 4-0 Giants will be looking to complete a perfect preseason, but that is not important. What will be important is whether or not the Giants show improvement on offense, and which players step forward in the competition for the final contested spots on the 53-man roster. "The only thing that matters is the regular season. What is important about preseason is improvement, production...
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Coughlin is ranked in the second tier of NFL coaches in a poll of 30 league insiders. The New York Giants have not made the playoffs in two years. They don't look like a championship-caliber team right now. NFL insiders, though, still believe the Giants have a championship-caliber head coach. In an ESPN poll of 30 NFL insiders, Coughlin ranked No. 5 among active NFL coaches. "He is every bit as solid as Belichick," said a former GM who placed Coughlin in the top tier. "He has done it over time and been very consistent. You can say he is old-school,...
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