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Trying to catch up to punter Steve Weatherford, the Giants’ energetic punter is a challenge, but as luck would have it, I managed to do so after the OTAs and minicamp had concluded. Weatherford, who makes his offseason base in San Diego, was back on the East Coast over the weekend where he teamed up [...]
The Giants’ first-round draft pick is a man of few words, so for this bit, I actually combined his responses from several media sessions dating back to the rookie minicamp. The biggest thing to take away here is that the Giants are planning to put together a support system for their offensive linemen and Flowers [...]
Bennett Jackson has been hard at work trying to learn the safety position so that he can increase his chances of sticking on the 53-man roster. This “bit” was initially conducted during the rookie minicamp when the position was new to him. Since then, I’ve had a chance to see him at practice, and will [...]
Of course the punter's recent comments have gotten a response from Philly.
Did New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford really trash talk the Philadelphia Eagles when he recently made some perhaps ill-advised [or misunderstood] comments about Philly quarterbacks Tim Tebow, Mark Sanchez and Sam Bradford? Eagles center Jason Kelce apparently does and, of course, fired back at Weatherford.
Of course a player who is literally not allowed to be touched is talking shit... Is interviewing punters a thing now? @Weatherford5
— Jason Kelce (@Jkelce) June 29, 2015
As a refresher, here is what Weatherford was quoted as saying during an appearance on WFAN:
Does this little-known linebacker have any chance of making the team?
Linebacker Tony Johnson is the newest member of the New York Giants, having just signed with the team on June 11 to replace waived linebacker Ryan Jones. Let's learn a little more about the undrafted free agent from Louisiana Tech as we continue our player-by-profiles of the 90-man roster the Giants will bring to training camp in a few short weeks.
2014 Season in Review
The 6-foot-2, 255-pound Johnson was a JUCO transfer who split his junior season at Louisiana Tech between linebacker and fullback. Playing only linebacker in 2014,...