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Eric from BBI : Admin : 8/27/2013 7:05 am
11:55 a.m. 1:45 p.m. - Practice

After Practice Tom Coughlin

1:40 2:25 p.m. Player Interviews
I'll be in meetings most of today...  
Eric from BBI : Admin : 8/27/2013 7:06 am : link
if someone else can and wants to post tweets.
Reese and the Maras  
sphinx : 8/27/2013 10:29 am : link
must be tough cookies at meetings if they're not going to allow Eric to post during any of them.

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sphinx : 8/27/2013 10:32 am : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 3m
Checking possible #NYG interest in vet S Tom Zbikowski, cut by Bears. I'm told maybe, but no talks btw 2 sides expected until after Wk 1

He's a better  
Lionhart28 : 8/27/2013 10:40 am : link
version of Tyler Sash. Excellent Specials player.
He also was/is a pretty sure-handed punt  
batman11 : 8/27/2013 11:47 am : link
returner IIRC.
Just to elaborate on the Zbikowski tweet:  
Big Blue Blogger : 8/27/2013 11:54 am : link
"...no talks btw 2 sides expected until after Wk 1" means they don't want to guarantee his salary for the full year. Zbikowski is a vested vet. No point committing his full salary when better options may emerge.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:06 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 3m
Ramses Barden, Jayron Hosley + Markus Kuhn on bikes to begin practice. #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:06 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 2m
JPP + Damontre Moore both stretching again with team #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:17 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 1m
Louis Murphy working in individuals #nyg
Barden missing another practice  
speedywheels : 8/27/2013 12:21 pm : link
Ho-hum
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:21 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 2m
JPP + #DaMonster doing individual drills for 2nd straight day. #NYG in shells + shorts again
glad Murphy is finally doing some work.  
Andy in Boston : 8/27/2013 12:22 pm : link
If Moore, Murphy, Hosely, Cruz, Webster can rest all of this week/weekend, than practice fully next week....we should be in good shape for Game 1. You would have Diehl and Baas probbaly OUT and JPP questionable. Overall, that's not bad.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:23 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 33s
Good sign when Terrell Thomas being on practice field is an afterthought ... and he is. #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:27 pm : link
FOXSportsLive ‏@FOXSportsLive 2m
Tonight on @FOXSportsLive: @Giants quarterback Eli Manning sits down with @MikeGarafolo to talk the upcoming season.
Thomas  
speedywheels : 8/27/2013 12:32 pm : link
Wow, TT has already exceeded my (admittedly very low) expectations of him. Keep going, kid!
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:34 pm : link
Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 2m
Louis Murphy practicing with the wideouts today. #nyg

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 4m
Looks like Barden and Hosley doing light acceleration work off by themselves.
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Josh in the City : 8/27/2013 12:39 pm : link
Quote:
@ebenezersamuel
Louis Murphy walking off field with RonnieBarnes. Hard to tell why exactly.
Barden backing onto this team  
nyynyg : 8/27/2013 12:40 pm : link
is an absolute joke.
Remember when Reese was  
section125 : 8/27/2013 12:42 pm : link
death on injured players? Thanks for coming, see ya.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:46 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 5m
JPP with 1st team snaps in team drill - another big step #nyg

Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 6m
Louis Murphy now leaving practice + heading inside with Ronnie Barnes. Does not look related to leg issue #nyg

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 6m
Louis Murphy walking off field with RonnieBarnes. Hard to tell why exactly.

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 7m
Murphy walking off the practice field right now with training staff. #nyg

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 10m
Barden and Hosley off to the side today. Damontre with the DEs.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:47 pm : link
Paul Schwartz ‏@NYPost_Schwartz 6m
JPP working in team drill good sign. #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:49 pm : link
Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 40s
Pierre-Paul and Damontre lined up on the same side of the line. it's a card defense, but man that'd be a fast right side. #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 12:51 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 16s
Louis Murphy back out of building, helmet in and back to field #nyg

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 28s
Murphy coming back out, in helmet and running onto field. Looks to be ok

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 40s
point is, both are doing 11 on 11. A good sign for the #Giants
I'm outta here  
sphinx : 8/27/2013 1:03 pm : link
Who's up?

OL  
Ace718 : 8/27/2013 1:12 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 6m
Same OL today as yesterday: LT Beatty, LG Brewer, C Boothe, RG Snee + RT Pugh #nyg
JPP 2.0?  
Ace718 : 8/27/2013 1:12 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 3m
JPP just put a ridiculous rush move to the inside of LG Mosley working with 2nd team. Also been with 1st team during this latest drill #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 1:53 pm : link

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 6m
Starters will play 12-15 snaps. #nyg

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 6m
Looks like 12-15 snaps for first team offense Thursday. Coughlin says even if they don't show what he wants, that's almost certainly it.

Paul Schwartz ‏@NYPost_Schwartz 7m
Coughlin said starters will play 12-15 snaps, #nyg

pat hanlon ‏@giantspathanlon 8m
#QuestDx Training Center @GMenLT56: @giantspathanlon @TomRock_Newsday why is is coming down? New sponsor ?

Paul Schwartz ‏@NYPost_Schwartz 8m
Tom Cougjhlin said his QB rotation vs. Pats is Eli, Nassib, Carr and Painter. Hopes to get all four in game. #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 1:54 pm : link

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 6m
Sounds like no Damontre Moore this game. cooper Taylor should debut though

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 6m
The QB order will be Eli, Nassib, Carr, Painter. #nyg

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 7m
Was just a contact for Louis Murphy

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 7m
We'll see a few combos at o line on Thursday. #nyg

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 7m
Coughlin also saying there will be plenty of combinations on offensive line Thursday .
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 1:55 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 4m
Coughlin joked he wasn't about to stop the team drills today when JPP jumped in ... with permission of trainers of course #nyg

Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 5m
Louis Murphy had issue with contact lens #nyg

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 6m
Louis Murphy just had a contact pop out. Can totally relate there. Just a product of the grind. #nyg

Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 6m
Starters will play 12-15 snaps vs NE Thurs. Order of QBs: Eli, Nassib, Carr, Painter #nyg
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 1:56 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 3m
Mignt not see Damontre on Thursday. Cooper Taylor should get his first game reps #nyg

Conor Orr ‏@ConorTOrr 3m
Cooper Taylor will see his first game action Thursday. Coughlin seemed pleased with how he looked. #nyg
good nassib deserves to be in  
CGiants07 : 8/27/2013 1:57 pm : link
2nd since he has gotten the least amount of reps.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 2:00 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 1m
I'm told #NYG are among handful of teams to express interest in former Giant CB Will Blackmon, cut by Seahawks today, per source
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 2:17 pm : link
Kieran Darcy ‏@KieranDarcy 4m
JPP looked good in some 11 on 11 team reps. Looks promising for Dallas
Retweeted by Ohm Youngmisuk
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 2:20 pm : link
Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 16s
Cruz targeting Monday for practice.

Ohm Youngmisuk ‏@NotoriousOHM 29s
Victor Cruz's sneaks today. No protective boot. No crutches.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 2:21 pm : link
Ohm Youngmisuk ‏@NotoriousOHM 21s
Cruz says he still experiences swelling in morning but its good after. Things looking good for Dallas.

Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 44s
Victor Cruz has kicked the boot + hopes to practice Monday. Believes he is on target and will play vs Cowboys
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 2:25 pm : link
Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 35s
Cruz looked to be walking fine today as well.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 2:28 pm : link
Art Stapleton ‏@art_stapleton 14s
Victor Cruz ran on a machine for 1st time today + told me he may try to run on flat ground by week's end. Targeting practice next week
LTS  
dep026 : 8/27/2013 2:34 pm : link
is tweeting!!!
Nassib going 2nd? Excellent, will finally  
WeatherMan : 8/27/2013 3:13 pm : link
get to see him behind an OL that resembles something other than swiss cheese, he spent the 4th quarter of the first two preseason games running for his life and getting blasted for it.
Weatherman  
Sneakers O'toole : 8/27/2013 3:14 pm : link
it should be interesting
Excellent news on Cruz  
mrvax : 8/27/2013 3:16 pm : link
if he & the trainers aren't rushing him.
What's to rush?  
section125 : 8/27/2013 3:30 pm : link
Sounds like it is healing petty well, but let's not pull a Jeter or Nicks.
I anyone else concerned that they might be rushing JPP  
The Duke : 8/27/2013 3:39 pm : link
along a little too quickly? We need him badly, but I want to make sure he is 100% healthy and ready to play even if it means his missing the first couple of games. If he gets injured in practice now I'm going to be really pissed. Seems a little soon for him to be jumping into 11 on 11 drills and getting banged around already.
The trainers make the call if a player can return to practice.  
Ten Ton Hammer : 8/27/2013 3:43 pm : link
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arcarsenal : 8/27/2013 3:43 pm : link
No.

JPP is their most important defensive player coming off a very serious injury. I highly doubt they're rushing him. They're going to be as cautious as they need to be. If he felt good enough to jump into 11v11's today, that's great. He wouldn't have if he wasn't feeling ready to.
I don't think the trainers are rushing Cruz  
njm : 8/27/2013 3:53 pm : link
In fact, I think they are being conservative. He sounds to be right on track. And if Thursday was a playoff game, I'll bet he could suit up.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 4:06 pm : link
Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 1m
Brewer hasn't been on left side since last preseason. Never even played left side in college.

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 2m
First time he was told he'd play LG was....yesterday.

Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 2m
Brewer says he hadn't played much left guard. But he says o line coach Flaherty feels like he's "a natural."
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 4:09 pm : link
Ebenezer Samuel ‏@ebenezersamuel 1m
Brewer says he felt "really good" about his practice today.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 5:46 pm : link
Tom Rock ‏@TomRock_Newsday 1m
Pressure of Giants week grinds on all. RT @BostonGlobe: Bill Belichick got testy when asked about Gronkowski today
No need to Rush JPP  
mofti : 8/27/2013 6:30 pm : link
The d-line seems to be playing well without him. I would still activate him week one, but i would limit his snaps until he is 100% and in game shape.
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 8:52 pm : link
Tom Rock ‏@TomRock_Newsday 39m
James Brewer felt "crooked" at his new position but is straight-up happy to be on the field.

Link - ( New Window )
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sphinx : 8/27/2013 9:06 pm : link
pat hanlon ‏@giantspathanlon 2m
What #ESPN has done with the "Nine for IX" series is incredible. The value of the mirror it holds up for all of us incaluable.
And to all  
sphinx : 8/27/2013 9:54 pm : link
a good night
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