GIANTS GENERAL MANAGER JERRY REESE NOT MAKING PREDICTIONS FOR 2014

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Giants General Manager Jerry Reese.

At his meeting with reporters last year, Giants General Manager Jerry Reese talked about a sense of urgency after the Giants missed the playoffs in 2012. But the team stumbled to a 0-6 start. A second-half surge only lifted the Giants to 7-9, their first losing season since 2004. No predictions for this year


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BREAKS MAY BE BIGGER PART OF GIANTS TRAINING CAMP

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Giants Coach Tom Coughlin, Photo by Pete Lerro / contrastphotography.com

Midway through the workout at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, the players headed en masse to the field house to drink water or Gatorade and to cool off. At the conclusion of the five-minute hydration period the players returned to the outdoor field and resumed practice.
Several players had to leave the opening practice yesterday with heat-related issues. A breeze and cloud cover made it cooler today, but Coughlin kept the break on the schedule.


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STATEMENT REGARDING EAGLES LANE JOHNSON’S FOUR GAME SUSPENSION

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Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson will be out in the cold for the team's first four games of the 2014 season. Photo by T.J. Engler

Lane Johnson of the Philadelphia Eagles has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
Johnson will be eligible to return to the Eagles’ active roster on Monday, September 29 following the team’s September 28 game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Johnson is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.


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VIDEO: EMOTIONAL CHRIS SNEE PRESS CONFERENCE

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Chris Snee was emotional at his press conference where he announced his retirement from the Giants after a ten year career that included two Super Bowl championships and multiple Pro Bowl appearances.

Chris Snee was emotional at his press conference where he announced his retirement from the Giants after a ten year career that included two Super Bowl championships and multiple Pro Bowl appearances.


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ELI MANNING, NEW OFFENSIVE LINE LEARNING OFFENSE TOGETHER

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“Everyone…the quarterbacks, wide receivers, running backs and coaches. We’re kind of all in this together. We’re all at the same pace of learning. It’s good I guess that this is all combined at the same time.” Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. Photo by Al Thompson

With the retirement Chris Snee, the Giants are forced to start over in putting a new offensive line together, while learning a new offense. Manning and his new protectors are looking at the positives of the situation they have been put into.


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THE GIANTS CHRIS SNEE RETIRES

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Chris Snee has retired

By Michael Eisen EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – On Saturday afternoon, Chris Snee drove to the Quest Diagnostics Training Center to sit down with Tom Coughlin and deliver a message that each knew was coming but neither wanted to hear. After 10 years as one of the finest offensive linemen in Giants history, Snee had decided […]


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SOUL WIN, KEEP PLAYOFF HOPES ALIVE

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Derrick Ross offensive player of the game in a big win for the Soul. Photo by Andy Lewis/ contrastphotography.com

The Philadelphia Soul (9-8) used defense and capitalized on turnovers as they defeated the San Jose SaberCats, 42-20, in front of 10,471 fans on Sunday night at the Wells Fargo Center.  In the victory, the Soul set a regular-season mark for fewest points allowed in a game (20) and it keeps the Soul’s playoff hopes […]


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CHIP KELLY AND STAFF ARE NOT AT SLATE ROCK AND GRAVEL

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Ray Didinger

RAY DIDINGER: We’ve heard coaches quote other, more famous coaches. They are always recycling the wisdom of Vince Lombardi, Bear Bryant and Bill Parcells. They reference the great motivators, like Knute Rockne. There is a rich anecdotal library for coaches to draw upon.


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DIET AND NUTRITION ARE KEY TO FOOTBALL SUCCESS

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Andrew Hurst

ANDREW HURST: There is nothing of greater importance than putting the proper fuel in your system both for competition as well as during the off-season. Just like with academics, the off-season is when the biggest strides are made. It is how you train when there are no games to play that scholarship athletes are made.


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QUALITY OF SLEEP IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS HOW MUCH

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Center Jason Kelce says teammates are taking advantage of Chip Kelly's sports science ideas. Photo  by Todd Bauders/contrastphotography.com

Eric Shantzer, a Doctor of Dental Surgery based in Richboro, PA gives an explanation on how sleep apnea works as a condition that can do much harm to the body while a person sleeps.


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