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Defenderdawg : 2/1/2019 10:42 am
Giants

Duggan The Athletic: Lessons the Giants can learn from the roster construction of the Patriots and Rams
https://theathletic.com/793134/2019/01/31/lessons-the-giants-can-learn-from-the-roster-construction-of-the-patriots-and-rams/

Leonard NYDN: Giants Mailbag: Saquon Barkley's rookie of the year chances, Roger Goodell's failings and more Eli Manning talk
https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/giants/ny-sports-giants-mailbag-barkley-goodell-leonard-20190131-story.html

QB

Traina Locked on Giants Podcast: On today’s LockedOn Giants, Mark Schofield of Inside the Pylon (and others) joins the show to break down the quarterback situation. We discuss Eli’s play (yes, there is slippage), the draft prospects, the FA options & what the Giants can do to help Eli in 2019 (Audio)
http://dcs.megaphone.fm/LKN4029820450.mp3?key=94df1b0dab6ffd0fd10c03ab10155d77& listener=e8687a87-f532-4214-934d-5cc1f5f568d9

Lombardo NJ.com: Kurt Warner: It might be time for Giants’ Eli Manning to follow Peyton Manning’s path
https://www.nj.com/giants/2019/02/kurt-warner-it-might-be-time-for-giants-eli-manning-to-follow-peyton-mannings-path.html

RB

Schwartz NYP: Saquon Barkley wins one rookie award, looks good for another
https://nypost.com/2019/01/31/saquon-barkley-wins-one-rookie-award-looks-good-for-another/

Dunleavy NJ.com: Super Bowl 2019: Saquon Barkley explains what Giants can learn from Rams, Patriots | Does he want a C.J. Anderson?
https://www.nj.com/giants/2019/02/super-bowl-2019-saquon-barkley-explains-what-giants-can-learn-from-rams-patriots-does-he-want-a-cj-anderson.html

Nick Turchyn (@Tmanic21)
2/1/19, 7:59 AM
Responsible and supportive answer from Barkley and the tape supports it. Winning/finishing games is not getting him X amount of touches. Gallman's more downhill style w/wiggle fits well. Giants need an RB3 as well(draft), as teams that have balanced attacks sho

Rock Newsday: Saquon Barkley already has big goals for his second season
https://www.newsday.com/sports/football/giants/saquon-barkley-nfl-honors-rookie-of-year-1.26686634

Stapleton The Record: Saquon Barkley, Baker Mayfield set to battle for NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors
https://www.northjersey.com/story/sports/nfl/giants/2019/02/01/saquon-barkley-baker-mayfield-set-award-battle-nfl-honors/2741088002/

Mehta NYDN: Saquon Barkley on people who think Giants should have drafted Sam Darnold: 'They’re not wrong'
https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/giants/ny-sports-saquon-barkley-sam-darnold-20190201-story.html

WFAN: Saquon Barkley On WFAN: Giants Can Be A Special Team In 2019
https://wfan.radio.com/articles/saquon-barkley-giants-can-be-special-team-2019

Cabot Cleveland Plain Dealer: Saquon Barkley says he and Baker Mayfield have something riding on NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
https://www.cleveland.com//browns/2019/01/saquon-barkley-says-he-and-baker-mayfield-have-something-riding-on-nfl-offensive-rookie-of-the-year.html

Dunleavy NJ.com: Have Giants told RB Jonathan Stewart if his contract option will be picked up in 2019? Could Panthers' great Thomas Davis join him?
https://www.nj.com/giants/2019/01/have-giants-told-rb-jonathan-stewart-if-his-contract-option-will-be-picked-up-in-2019-could-panthers-great-thomas-davis-join-him.html

NFL

Kahler MMQB: From Farm to Field, and Every Point Between: How a Cow Becomes a Football
https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/01/31/how-cow-becomes-football-horween-wilson

ARIZONA
Bickley AZ Sports: Patrick Peterson’s apology confirms he cares as much as we do
http://arizonasports.com/story/1825708/patrick-petersons-apology-confirms-he-cares-as-much-as-we-do/

ATLANTA
Conway Falcons.com: Falcons owner Arthur Blank expects ‘active’ offseason for Falcons 
https://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/falcons-owner-arthur-blank-expects-active-offseason-for-falcons

Viviamore AJC: Falcons’ quest: Sign Jarrett and Jones and then take care of rest
https://www.ajc.com/sports/football/falcons-quest-sign-jarrett-and-jones-and-then-take-care-rest/hfLrHAyUO3EasmhIVZ0VRM/amp.html

BUFFALO
Gaughan Buffalo News: Latest projection puts Bills about $80 million under 2019 NFL cap
https://buffalonews.com/2019/01/31/latest-projection-puts-bills-about-80-million-under-2019-nfl-cap/

CAROLINA
Rodrigue Charlotte Observer: Panthers head coach Ron Rivera shares encouraging details about Cam Newton’s shoulder
https://www.charlotteobserver.com/sports/nfl/carolina-panthers/article225337585.html

Rodrigue Charlotte Observer: Veteran defensive end Julius Peppers announces his retirement
https://www.charlotteobserver.com/sports/nfl/carolina-panthers/article225392160.html

Peppers The Players Tribune: 17 and Out
https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/julius-peppers-panthers-retirement

CHICAGO
Biggs Chicago Tribune: Bears' investment at cornerback pay off big as Kyle Fuller leads a ball-hawking defense
https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/bears/ct-spt-bears-kyle-fuller-season-review-cornerbacks-20190131-story.html

CINCINNATI
Dehner Cincinnati Enquirer: Despite team divorce, Cincinnati Bengals still with Andrew Whitworth at Super Bowl LIII
https://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/nfl/bengals/2019/01/31/despite-team-divorce-bengals-still-andrew-whitworth-super-bowl/2735871002/

CLEVELAND
Labbe Cleveland Plain Dealer: Browns carry over most unused cap space into 2019
https://www.cleveland.com/browns/2019/01/browns-carry-over-most-unused-cap-space-into-2019.html

Cabot Cleveland Plain Dealer: Jarvis Landry on helping Baker Mayfield recruit free agents, new HC Freddie Kitchens and more
https://www.cleveland.com/browns/2019/02/jarvis-landry-on-helping-baker-mayfield-recruit-free-agents-new-hc-freddie-kitchens-and-more.html

DALLAS
Hill Fort Worth Star Telegram: Why Cowboys coach Jason Garrett is now on the hot seat, coaching for his job in 2019
https://amp.star-telegram.com/sports/nfl/dallas-cowboys/article225370020.html

Hill Fort Worth Star Telegram: What do the Cowboys get with Kellen Moore as OC? Here’s what Dak Prescott has to say
https://www.star-telegram.com/sports/nfl/dallas-cowboys/article225352480.html

Dallas Morning News: Ex-NFL scout: Why Texas A& M's Trayveon Williams is a player to keep an eye on if Cowboys look to draft RB help
https://sportsday.dallasnews.com/dallas-cowboys/cowboys/2019/01/30/risk-factor-cowboys-givedemarcus-lawrence-mega-contract-extension

DETROIT
Birkett Detroit Free Press: Turnover at QB coach difficult, not detrimental to Matthew Stafford
https://amp.freep.com/amp/2734209002

Birkett Detroit Free Press: What's it like to cover Lions WR Kenny Golladay? 'He's big as (expletive)'
https://www.freep.com/story/sports/nfl/lions/2019/01/31/detroit-lions-wr-kenny-golladay-enormous-challenge/2738568002/

GREEN BAY
Wilde Wisconsin State Journal: After seeing lack of ‘accountability,’ David Bakhtiari hopeful Matt LaFleur brings new culture to Packers
https://madison.com/wsj/sports/football/professional/after-seeing-lack-of-accountability-david-bakhtiari-hopeful-matt-lafleur/article_dfa6e6ff-8517-502c-a664-5f4a7d5f5d6e.html

INDIANAPOLIS
Walker Colts.com: Mark Glowinski: ‘The Future Is Bright’ For Colts, Offensive Line
https://www.colts.com/news/mark-glowinski-the-future-is-bright-for-colts-offensive-line

Walker Colts.com: Colts’ Top Offseason Priority? Ramp Up That Pass Rush
https://www.colts.com/news/colts-top-offseason-priority-ramp-up-that-pass-rush

JACKSONVILLE
Heilman Florida Times Union: Battle between Fournette, Jaguars 'a concern' for NFLPA
https://www.jacksonville.com/sports/20190131/battle-between-fournette-jaguars-a-concern-for-nflpa?

Heilman Florida Times Union: Super Bowl Notebook: 'Normal bull rush' ended Cam Robinson's season for Jaguars
https://www.jacksonville.com/sports/20190131/super-bowl-notebook-normal-bull-rush-ended-cam-robinsons-season-for-jaguars

KANSAS CITY
Pryor KC Star: Spagnuolo’s former assistants praise new Chiefs DC for simplifying complex
schemes
https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article225321245.html

LOS ANGELES RAMS
Wetzel Yahoo Sports: Meet the man who solved the NFL's L.A. problem
https://sports.yahoo.com/meet-man-solved-nfls-l-problem-020938400.html

Kryk Toronto Sun: Rams employed bold approach in 2018 to reduce injury exposure
https://torontosun.com/sports/football/nfl/rams-employed-bold-approach-in-2018-to-reduce-injury-exposure

Mays The Ringer: Fifty Years of Play-Action Evolution Has Led to Sean McVay’s Rams
The notion of faking runs to help the passing game is as old as football itself. So how has McVay used that concept to make these Super Bowl–bound Rams unlike any offense that’s come before them?
https://www.theringer.com/nfl/2019/2/1/18206319/rams-sean-mcvay-play-action-history-bill-walsh-mike-shanahan

Schwartz NYP: Ndamukong Suh and cheapshot victim now unlikely Rams allies
https://nypost.com/2019/01/31/ndamukong-suh-and-cheapshot-victim-now-unlikely-rams-allies/

Shipgel NYT: Aaron Donald Doesn’t Look Like a Defensive Tackle. So He Reinvented the Position
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/sports/football/aaron-donald-rams.html

Martin Yahoo Sports: Ray Agnew Jr. saw superstar talent in Aaron Donald and pounded a table for Rams not to pass
https://sports.yahoo.com/ray-agnew-jr-saw-superstar-talent-aaron-donald-pounded-table-rams-not-pass-213106667.html

Tanier B/R: Forgotten Villain Ndamukong Suh Is Happy to Lurk in the Super Bowl Shadows
[url]https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2818412-forgotten-villain-ndamukong-suh-is-happy-to-lurk-in-the-super-bowl-shadows]/url]

NEW ENGLAND
Vrentas MMQB: A Patriots' Super Bowl Run in Four Acts: I, Tom Brady's Off-Kilter Offseason
https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/01/29/new-england-patriots-super-bowl-tom-brady-offseason

Orr MMQB: A Patriots Super Bowl Run in Four Acts: II, Why the Pats of September Are Not the Pats of January
https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/01/30/super-bowl-53-new-england-patriots-september-january-difference

Rohan MMQB: A Patriots Super Bowl Run in Four Acts: III, Masters of the Midseason Move
https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/01/31/super-bowl-53-new-england-patriots-midseason-trades

Daniels Providence Journal: Miami loss worked miracles for Pats
https://www.providencejournal.com/sports/20190131/miami-loss-worked-miracles-for-pats

Guregian Boston Herald: Weapons or not, Patriots see a way to win
https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/01/31/guregian-weapons-or-not-patriots-see-a-way-to-win/

Breer MMQB: Five Belichick Protégés Explain His Two Decades of Patriots Success
https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/01/31/bill-belichick-patriots-super-bowl-53

Connelly SB Nation: If Bill Belichick attacks a team’s biggest strength, where does he hit the Rams?
https://www.sbnation.com/nfl/2019/1/31/18204996/nfl-super-bowl-2019-bill-belichick-patriots-rams-biggest-strength-jared-goff

Erickson Indianapolis Star: A year after jilting Colts, Josh McDaniels is in a familiar spot
https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/nfl/colts/2019/01/31/indianapolis-colts-josh-mcdaniels-super-bowl-frank-reich-andrew-luck/2736885002/

Skurski Buffalo News: Ex-Bill Stephon Gilmore quietly assumes role of NFL's best cornerback
https://buffalonews.com/2019/01/31/ex-bill-stephon-gilmore-quietly-assumes-role-of-nfls-best-cornerback/

NEW ORLEANS
Katzenstein Nola.com: Saints' Cameron Jordan: ‘At this point, I’m just saying it takes a miracle to beat us’
https://www.nola.com/saints/2019/01/saints-cameron-jordan-at-this-point-im-just-saying-it-takes-a-miracle-to-beat-us.html

NEW YORK JETS
Mehta NYDN: Jets will not break the bank for Le’Veon Bell: sources
https://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/jets/ny-sports-leveon-bell-jets-20190131-story.html

OAKLAND
Bair NBC Bay Area: Why Raiders' young secondary excites defensive backs coach for 2019
https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/raiders/why-raiders-young-secondary-excites-defensive-backs-coach-2019?

PHILADELPHIA
Bowen Phil.com: With Eagles in the forefront, NFL is quietly entering a new age of analysis using player-tracking data
http://www.philly.com/eagles/nfl-stats-advanced-analytics-next-gen-eagles-player-tracking-20190131.html

Kaye NJ.com: NFL free agency 2019: Here’s why Eagles' Ronald Darby is poised to land long-term dea
https://www.nj.com/eagles/2019/01/nfl-free-agency-2019-weak-cornerback-class-will-help-eagles-ronald-darby-land-long-term-deal.html

Matt Lombardo (@MattLombardoNFL)
1/31/19, 10:31 AM
If Janoris Jenkins winds up a cap casualty, I could see Ronald Darby being someone the Giants could be interested in. If the price is right.

Berman Phil.com: Rodney McLeod agrees to restructured contract with Eagles, will stay with team in 2019
http://www.philly.com/eagles/rodney-mcleod-eagles-contract-renegotiation-howie-roseman-nfl-20190201.html

PITTSBURGH
Bouchette Pittsburgh Post Gazette: The Steelers might only have five Super Bowls without Bill Belichick. Here's why
https://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2019/01/31/bill-belichick-patriots-steelers-super-bowl-atlanta/stories/201901310103

Varley Steelers.com: Shazier: 'I am feeling great'
https://www.steelers.com/news/shazier-i-am-feeling-great

TAMPA BAY
Bassinger TB Times: Can Bruce Arians revive the Buccaneers like Sean McVay revived the Rams?
https://www.tampabay.com/sports/bucs/2019/01/31/super-bowl-liii-los-angeles-rams-sean-mcvay-tampa-bay-buccaneers-bruce-arians-new-england-patriots-nfl-turnarounds/?

TENNESSEE
Wyatt Titans.com: RB Chris Johnson Wanted the Titans to Feed RB Derrick Henry, and He's Glad They Did
https://www.titansonline.com/news/rb-chris-johnson-wanted-the-titans-to-feed-rb-derrick-henry-and-he-s-glad-they-d

WASHINGTON
Carpenter Washington Post: Bruce Allen contests NFL Network report that Alex Smith will miss next season
https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/sports/2019/01/31/bruce-allen-contests-nfl-network-report-that-alex-smith-will-miss-next-season/

Colleges/Draft

QB
Ledyard The Draft Network: HEY THERE, THE 2019 QB CLASS IS BAD
https://thedraftnetwork.com/2019/01/31/hey-there-the-2019-qb-class-is-bad/

Marino The Draft Network: APPLYING BILL PARCELLS’ RULES FOR DRAFTING A QB TO 2019 CLASS
https://thedraftnetwork.com/2019/02/01/applying-bill-parcells-rules-for-drafting-a-qb-to-2019-class/

WR
The Draft Network: 2019 NFL DRAFT PLAYER PROFILE: MECOLE HARDMAN
https://thedraftnetwork.com/2019/01/31/2019-nfl-draft-player-profile-mecole-hardman/

Keeler Denver Post: Preston Williams, former CSU Rams star, using NFL combine snub as “motivation”
https://www.denverpost.com/2019/01/31/preston-williams-csu-rams-nfl-combine-snub/

T
Solak The Draft Network: OFFENSIVE TACKLE CLASS SHAPING UP TO BE GREAT
https://thedraftnetwork.com/2019/01/31/offensive-tackle-class-shaping-up-to-be-great/

Pflum BBV: 2019 NFL Draft prospect profile: Dalton Risner (OT, Kansas State)
https://www.bigblueview.com/2019/2/1/18206739/2019-nfl-draft-prospect-profile-dalton-risner-ot-kansas-state-scouting-report-ny-giants

DT
Pflum BBV: 2019 NFL Draft prospect profile: Greg Gaines, DT, Washington
https://www.bigblueview.com/platform/amp/2019/1/31/18204260/2019-nfl-draft-prospect-profile-greg-gaines-dt-washington-scouting-report-ny-giants

Former Giants News

Johnson Montgomery Advertiser: How the NFL prepared Bobby Abrams for his role as Jeff Davis High School principal
https://amp.montgomeryadvertiser.com/amp/2575250002

History

Loverro Washington Times: Belichick began his Super Bowl brilliance as a Giants assistant
http://amp.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jan/31/bill-belichick-began-his-super-bowl-brilliance-as-/

Cavanaugh Stamford Advocate: Robustelli’s roots with the Rams
https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/amp/Jack-Cavanaugh-Robustelli-s-roots-with-the-Rams-13578712.php

Farmer LA Times: How Walter Payton's Super Bowl ring ended up in a college kid's couch
https://www.latimes.com/sports/super-bowl/la-sp-super-bowl-payton-ring-20190131-story.html

Thompson. Baltimore Sun: The 'guaranteed' win against the Colts that wasn't supposed to be
https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-op-0203-colts-jets-20190131-story.html

Preston Baltimore Sun: To Ozzie Newsome, Ed Reed was the ultimate game-changer and difference-maker
https://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/ravens/bs-sp-ed-reed-20190131-story.html

Christl Packers.com: Ted Fritsch was hero for Packers in ’44 NFL title game
https://www.packers.com/news/ted-fritsch-was-hero-for-packers-in-44-nfl-title-game

Giants Birthdays 2-01

Dan Doornik FB D7-Washington State 1978 NYG 1978 2-01-1956

Hanson Seattle Times: (1 month ago)
Dan Doornik went from WSU to spend eight years in the NFL while also going to medical school at the University of Washington. He's been an internist in Yakima since hanging up the cleats
https://www.seattletimes.com/sports/wsu-cougar-football/while-with-the-seahawks-dan-doornink-went-to-uw-medical-school-but-hes-fully-a-wsu-cougar/

Mike Horan P W-DEN 1993 NYG 1993-1996
2-01-1959


OT class great?  
jeff57 : 2/1/2019 10:52 am : link
It's better than the last couple of years but I wouldn't call it great. The guy has Edwards as round 1, which no one else seems to. And he doesn't even mention Little. And ER is clearly the second best group after DL.
Part 2  
Defenderdawg : 2/1/2019 11:41 am : link
Giants

Traina Forbes.com: Why The New York Giants Are Too "Top Heavy" Salary Cap Wise
https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciatraina/2019/02/01/why-the-new-york-giants-are-too-top-heavy-salary-cap-wise/amp/

Eisen Giants.com: Giants' head trainer Ronnie Barnes given lifetime achievement award
https://www.giants.com/news/giants-head-trainer-ronnie-barnes-given-lifetime-achievement-award

Colleges/Draft

T
The Draft Network: 2019 NFL DRAFT PLAYER PROFILE: JONAH WILLIAMS
https://thedraftnetwork.com/2019/02/01/2019-nfl-draft-player-profile-jonah-williams/
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