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Defenderdawg : 7/17/2017 7:34 am
Giants

Kratch NJ.com: Will Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott play in Week 1? 1 pressing question for Giants' 2017 opponents
http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2017/07/will_cowboys_ezekiel_elliott_play_in_week_1_giants.html

Giants.com: 30 Questions in 30 Days: Put on the pads
http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/30-Questions-in-30-Days-First-look-with-pads/b62b5838-c274-469f-9bdf-cbafde0c9b76

WR

Kratch NJ.com: Giants roster countdown, No. 34: WR Tavarres King
http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2017/07/giants_roster_countdown_no_34_how_does_tavarres_ki.html

DE

Duggan NJ.com: Giants roster countdown, No. 33: Can DE Kerry Wynn keep his spot on the roster?
http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2017/07/giants_roster_countdown_no_33_can_de_kerry_wynn_ke.html

Giants.com: Giants Insider: Rookie Avery Moss
http://www.giants.com/videos/videos/Giants-Insider-Rookie-Avery-Moss/67ea5ef2-d9a4-4080-915f-a002028d1a0e

NFL

King MMQB: Monday Morning Quarterback: Introducing The MMQB All-Time NFL Draft
http://amp.timeinc.net/si/nfl/2017/07/17/all-time-nfl-draft-peter-king-monday-morning-qb?

Belson NYT: After NFL Concussion Settlement, Feeding Frenzy of Lawyers and Lenders
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/16/sports/football/nfl-concussion-settlement-lawyers.html

ARIZONA
Dunleavy NJ.com: Cardinals rookie Carlton Agudosi sponging tips from Larry Fitzgerald, other top NFL WRs
http://www.nj.com/rutgersfootball/index.ssf/2017/07/cardinals_rookie_carlton_agudosi_sponging_tips_fro.html

BALTIMORE
Mink Ravens.com: The Competition 2017: Inside Linebacker
http://baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/The-Competition-2017-Inside-Linebacker/6b32f09c-35da-4bfc-b0d8-d6e887056f4f

CAROLINA
Person Charlotte Observer: What Panthers’ Greg Olsen stands to gain – and lose – with possible training camp holdout
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/sports/nfl/carolina-panthers/article161691963.html

CHICAGO
Potash Chicago Sun Times: Know Your Bears — The Quarterbacks
http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/know-your-bears-the-quarterbacks/

Potash Chicago Sun Times: Know Your Bears — The Running Backs
http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/know-your-bears-the-running-backs/

CINCINNATI
Phelps Cincy Jungle: Bengals roster bubble 2017: Wide receiver
https://www.cincyjungle.com/platform/amp/2017/7/16/15974014/bengals-roster-bubble-2017-wide-receiver

DALLAS
Humphrey Fort Worth Star Telegram: Cowboys add pre-camp workout for rookies, face new cut-down date
http://www.star-telegram.com/sports/nfl/dallas-cowboys/article161669543.html

Hairopolous Dallas Morning News: Cowboys DB outlook: Dallas hoping rookies provide three things to ...
https://sportsday.dallasnews.com/dallas-cowboys/cowboys/2017/07/16/cowboys-db-outlook-dallas-hoping-rookies-provide-three-things-replace-lost-talent-free-agency

DETROIT
Rogers Detroit News: Finding Taylor Decker’s sub is Lions’ biggest camp task
http://www.detroitnews.com/story/sports/nfl/lions/2017/07/16/finding-taylor-deckers-sub-lions-biggest-camp-task/103752592/

HOUSTON
McClain Houston Chronicle: Texans' rookie D'Onta Foreman arrested in Austin Sunday
http://chron.com/sports/texans/article/Texans-rookie-D-Onta-Foreman-arrested-in-Austin-11292199.php

McClain Houston Chronicle: QB guru George Whitfield regards Texans' Braxton Miller as football 'superhero'
http://chron.com/sports/texans/article/George-Whitfield-regards-Texans-Braxton-Miller-11292461.php

Wilson Houston Chronicle: Healthy Texans CB Johnathan Joseph looks forward to season
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/sports/texans/article/Healthy-Texans-CB-Johnathan-Joseph-looks-forward-11292578.php

JACKSONVILLE
O'Halloran Fla Times Union:Jaguars Roundtable: Addressing five pre-training camp questions
http://jacksonville.com/sports/jaguars/2017-07-15/jaguars-roundtable-addressing-five-pre-training-camp-questions

LOS ANGELES RAMS
Klein LA Times: Rams' top cornerback Trumaine Johnson expected to hit free agency after 2017 season
http://www.latimes.com/sports/rams/la-sp-rams-trumaine-johnson-20170716-story.html

MINNESOTA
Murphy Twincities.com: Vikings coach Mike Zimmer cleared to resume flying
http://www.twincities.com/2017/07/16/vikings-coach-mike-zimmer-cleared-to-resume-flying/

NEW ENGLAND
Reiss ESPN Boston: David Harris signing could impact roles of other Patriots linebackers
http://www.espn.com/blog/new-england-patriots/post/_/id/4804142/david-harris-signing-could-impact-roles-of-other-patriots-linebackers

PHILADELPHIA
Lombardo NJ.com: Why Eagles' Doug Pederson's 2017 training camp promises to be much different than most
http://www.nj.com/eagles/index.ssf/2017/07/why_eagles_doug_pedersons_2017_training_camp_promi.html

Fierro Allentown Morning Call: Doug Pederson believes Eagles have hit on a winner with their unique approach
http://www.mcall.com/sports/football/eagles/mc-eagles-doug-pederson-0716-20170717-story.html

McManus ESPN Philadelphia: Doug Pederson: Eagles 'probably have more talent' than Packers' Super Bowl teams
http://www.espn.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/240718/doug-pederson-eagles-probably-have-more-talent-than-packers-super-bowl-teams

Kempski Phillyvoice: Training camp preview: Specialists
Eagles training camp preview: Specialists
http://www.phillyvoice.com/eagles-training-camp-preview-specialists/

PITTSBURGH
Bradford Timesonline: For Steelers, no easy answers in Le'Veon Bell negotiations
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/steelers/for-steelers-no-easy-answers-in-le-veon-bell-negotiations/article_d719fe8e-6a56-11e7-ab6b-1ba56edf0da5.html

Mueller Timesonline: Steelers Spotlight: OL Kyle Friend must be versatile as potential depth piece
http://www.timesonline.com/sports/steelers/steelers-spotlight-ol-kyle-friend-must-be-versatile-as-potential/article_3d76879a-6a5e-11e7-b27e-af3f6b063724.html

TENNESSEE
Wyatt Titans.com: Breaking Down the Quarterback Position for Titans
http://titansonline.com/news/article-4/Breaking-Down-the-Quarterback-Position-for-Titans--/b8f72972-b7f8-4163-ba78-e0572a9c2604

WASHINGTON
Jones Wash Post:With contract deadline looming, Kirk Cousins likely to play under franchise tag again
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2017/07/16/with-contract-deadline-looming-kirk-cousins-appears-set-to-play-season-on-franchise-tag-again/?utm_term=.0138cefeea5b

Keim ESPN Wash: Kirk Cousins deal not expected by deadline; QB open to long-term contract after season
http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/20081141/kirk-cousins-washington-redskins-open-deal-season

Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoNBCS)
7/16/17, 1:09 PM
In Kirk Cousins' two years as starter, only Tom Brady has compiled a higher passer rating in both of those seasons. Cousins turns 29 in Aug.

Draft

Feldman SI.com: The 2017 Freaks List: The top 40 workout warriors in college football (Nos. 10–1)
https://www.si.com/college-football/2017/07/07/freaks-list-workout-warriors-2017-part-3

Feldman SI.com: The 2017 Freaks List: The top 40 workout warriors in college football (Nos. 20–11)
https://www.si.com/college-football/2017/07/06/freaks-list-workout-warriors-2017-part-2

Feldman SI.com: The 2017 Freaks List: The top 40 workout warriors in college football
https://www.si.com/college-football/2017/07/05/freaks-list-workout-warriors-2017

QB
Zierlein NFL.com: Top 11 college football QBs to watch in 2017
http://www.nfl.com/photoessays/0ap3000000819342?campaign=tw-nf-sf98379545-sf98379545& sf98379545=1& utm_source=t.co& utm_medium=referral

History

Engel Fort Worth Star Telegram: Don Meredith’s filmmaker son found an ideal subject: his dad
http://amp.star-telegram.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/mac-engel/article161436203.html

Price Charlotte Observer: Part of Charlotte sports history dies: Babe Parilli was city’s 1st pro football coach
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article161636443.html

Parilli's journeys touched many cities...insofar as the Giants are concerned as a rookie he led the Packers to a important victory over the Giants in 1952:
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"(NEW YORK) - At 2:05 p.m. Sunday the New York Giants were riding high - tied for the American Conference lead and boasting of successive victories over the Chicago Cards and the tough San Francisco 49ers. A little over two hours later, when Green Bay's hard driving Packers were through with them, things
were different.
Midway in the second quarter, quarterback Babe Parilli, whose running and passing were outstanding all afternoon, got away a high, lazy kick and the Giants took over on the Packer 41. Two running plays and a short pass from
Charlie Conerly to Bill Striblin left the New Yorkers short. On fourth down Poole booted a 42-yard field goal and the crowd of 26,723 got a chance to do its only cheering of the day. A few minutes later former Wisconsin back Clarence Self pounced on a Giant fumble on the 40. Two passes from Parilli and a couple of running plays brought the ball to the 13 and then Parilli heaved the ball toward Stretch Elliott. Three husky adherents of the New Yorkers' "umbrella" defense were escorting Elliott at the time, but he ignored them until the ball was safely in his grasp on the Giants' one-foot mark. With less than a minute left in the half, Parilli took matters into his own hands and the score as 6-3. Fred Cone's conversion was good. In the first series of plays in the third quarter, the Giants managed to get the ball from their own 16 to the 22 when Conerly changed his mind about trying to pass, started to run and fumbled. Hal Faverty clutched the ball to his bosom and that led to a series of running plays, which brought the Packers a first down on the four. Three plays later Bob Mann caught Parilli's pass in the end zone as he fell to the ground. Cone's kick made it 14-3. Featured by the fancy running of Eddie Price, the New Yorkers then racked up a series of first downs that seemed to have proved fruitless when Bobby Dillon intercepted Conerly's pass on the Packers 15. However, the officials ruled that the Green Bay players had been roughing the pass and gave the ball back to the Giants on Green Bay's eight. Kyle Rote tried the line but was stopped cold. Price, three tacklers clinging to him, bulled ahead to the five. Conerly missed Rote with a pass into the end zone and, on fourth down, Price was brought down on the three. That was as close the Giants got to pay dirt. Conerly was yanked with about 10 minutes left of the fourth quarter and his substitute, Benners, abandoned the Giants' running game entirely. In the 17 plays that the New Yorkers ran off after he came in, Benners either passed or tried to in 16 of them. On the other occasion he ran the ball back seven yards when he could not find a prospective receiver. The victory kept the Packers tied with Los Angeles for second place in the National Conference with a 5-3 record. It knocked the Giants out of their first place tie with the Browns in the American Conference. And it made a lot of New Yorkers, who had looked on Sunday's encounter as something of a breather for their favorites, wonder what has been going on among the Green Bay representatives the last few weeks."

http://www.packershistory.net/1952PACKERS/GAME8.html

Giants Birthdays 3-17

Stevie Brown S FA-IND 2012 NYG 2012, NYG IR 2013 3-17-1987

Bill Crawford G UDFA- British Columbia 1960 NYG 1960 3-17-1937

Steve Wright RT TR-GB 1968 NYG 1968-1969 7-17-1942
Dawg, the Parilli article should say  
Big Blue '56 : 7/17/2017 8:00 am : link
Tied for the NATIONAL Conference lead unless I'm missing something
Actually from 1950-1952 it was known as American  
Defenderdawg : 7/17/2017 8:26 am : link
What was/became the West was called "National"

The name changes were made in conjunction with the admission/merger of teams from the AAC. For a few months in 1950 the NFL was to be know as the "National-American Football League" but that was dropped while the conference names did change.

http://profootballresearchers.com/archives/Website_Files/Coffin_Corner/26-04-1034.pdf
Thanks.  
Big Blue '56 : 7/17/2017 9:39 am : link
After all these years, I never was aware of that.I remember the 4 (?) teams coming into the NFL from the All-American conference in 1950 with the Browns dominating through 1955..In '56, my first year as a Giants' fan, there were 12 teams, 6 in the Eastern Conference and 6 in the Western Conference.

Never knew about that tidbit you just shared
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