ODELL BECKHAM Jr. STILL TRYING TO GET ON THE FIELD

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Odell Beckham

Beckham, the Giants’ first-round draft choice this year, missed most of training camp and all five preseason games with a strained hamstring. Coughlin has been asked repeatedly about Beckham and little has changed in weeks. So he explained to reporters why he wants the queries to cease for the foreseeable future.


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GIANTS BEASON MAKES GOOD ON VOW TO BE READY FOR SEASON OPENER

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Jon Beason ready to play.

From the moment he injured his foot on June 12, Jon Beason’s goal was to play in the season opener in Detroit on Sept. 8.
He reiterated that desire many times in the ensuing weeks. But it wasn’t until Monday, Aug. 18 that Beason was certain he would face the Lions.


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FIFTH ROUND PICK ED REYNOLDS LANDS ON PRACTICE SQUAD

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Safety Ed Reynolds,  a draft pick this year, made it to the practice squad. Photo by Todd Bauders/contrastphotography.com

Eagles named eight players to its 10-man practice squad. Again no surprises.


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EAGLES MAKE FINAL ROSTER CUTS FOR PRESEASON – MORE MOVES TO COME FOR SURE

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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 and does not count on the 53 man roster. Photo by T.J. Engler

No shockers as Chip Kelly and his staff made their final cuts to get the roster down to the league required 53 players. More moves and a practice squad will follow.


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PARKEY IMPRESSIVE IN EAGLES 37-7 WIN OVER THE JETS IN PRESEASON FINALE

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Cody Parker a rookie from Auburn led the NCAA in touchbacks his senior senior season with 69. Photo by Jesse Simmers/contrastphotography.com

“It’s tough to make any decision when you’re cutting anybody. That’s the one thing, they’re still human beings on that side of the ball. So I don’t look at it that way. I look at it as tomorrow’s not a real good day and Saturday’s not a good day. You have 22 guys that are not going to make the team.” — Eagles second-year head coach Chip Kelly after the preseason finale against the Jets.


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VIDEO: GIANTS CENTER JD WALTON

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Giants center JD Walton talks to the media after Jets preseason game.

Giants Center JD Walton talks to the media at practice following Jets preseason game.


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BARRY SWITZER TO SPEAK AT NYAC SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

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Barry Switzer and Brian Baldinger together in a recent photo.

The National Football Foundation (NFF) and the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) announced today that College Football Hall of Fame coach Barry Switzer, who led the University of Oklahoma to three national championships, will be the keynote speaker at a 2014 football kickoff event on Sept. 9 at the historic venue in New York City. The event will begin at 6 p.m. ET with Coach Switzer speaking at 7 p.m.


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GIANTS ROOKIE LINEMAN GETS SHOT TO PLAY AFTER SCHWARTZ INJURY

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Weston Richburg - rookie getting a shot.

The Giants suddenly have a vacancy on their first-team offensive line after left guard Geoff Schwartz suffered a dislocated toe Friday night in a 35-24 preseason victory over the Jets. Schwartz is out for an indefinite time period and until he returns, Weston Richburg, the Giants’ second-round draft choice this year, is likely to play the position. the Giants’ second-round draft choice this year, is likely to play the position.


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RAVENS – WASHINGTON PRESEASON PREVIEW

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Ravens Joe Flacco.

The Baltimore Ravens and their league leading rushing offense square off against the Washington Redskins’ prolific passing attack on Saturday night at M&T Bank Stadium. Both teams enter Saturday’s game with a 2-­0 record as two of the leagues top pre­season offenses square off.


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BIG BLUE HITS THE BIG 4-0 WITH WIN OVER JETS IN METLIFE BOWL

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Giants win MetLife Bowl 2014.

Trailing 10-0 late in the second quarter, Eli Manning and Co. marched 91 yards in 11 plays, including a 15-yard touchdown pass to Rueben Randle with five seconds left in the half. Manning completed seven of 10 passes on the drive, which took just 1:48 to complete.
Backup Ryan Nassib threw three touchdowns in the second half and the Giants went on to defeat the Jets in the annual MetLife Bowl, 35-24. The Giants improved to 4-0 this preseason with a game remaining against New England.


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