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Better or worse? Overcoming losses of safeties Jabrill Peppers, Logan Ryan won’t be easy for Giants

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Xavier McKinney might be a star, but there is little proven depth

The New York Giants surprisingly released Logan Ryan this offseason one year after resigning him on a three-year, $31-million contract. Ryan was a defensive team captain and a key asset to former defensive coordinator Patrick Graham’s secondary.

The new regime found Ryan expendable despite the $11.45 million incurred in dead money. Wink Martindale will look at third-year safety...

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Naming the New York Giants’ most underrated defensive player

The New York Giants defense has been one of their more successful units over the past few seasons, courtesy of a potent defensive backfield. Arguably their most underrated player during Patrick Graham’s tenure was Notre Dame product, Julian Love.

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Contract Year Means Prove It Year For Key Giants

The 2022 NFL season is fast approaching and there are a lot of new faces throughout the organization. With a new general manager and new head coach, this is going to be year one of a rebuild.

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Jeremy Portnoy

Can Xavier McKinney build on his breakout year with Giants?

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All eyes are on the third-year safety

While the New York Giants’ defense was a disappointment in 2021, second-year safety Xavier McKinney was arguably their best player on that side of the ball.

Is McKinney, entering his third season, in position to become a Pro Bowl level player? Let’s discuss as we continue our player-by-player profiles of the Giants’ 90-man roster.

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Height: 6 feet
Weight: 201
Age: 23
Position: Safety
Experience: 2...

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Giants news, 7/6: Assessing the moves of GM Joe Schoen

New York Giants headlines for Wednesday

Good morning, New York Giants fans!

Giants’ offseason: Reviewing my 10-step plan to kick-start the franchise’s rebuild | The Athletic

In the early days of Joe Schoen’s tenure with the Giants, The Athletic’s Dan Duggan offered his assistance to the new general manager by publishing a 10-step plan to get the franchise’s rebuild started. “Schoen didn’t request my input, but he clearly read the piece and followed some of my...

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Giants’ GM Joe Schoen masterfully rebuilt the offensive line

Rebuilding the offensive line has been a difficult challenge for the New York Giants over the past decade. Former general manager, Dave Gettleman, struggled considerably to piece together a competent unit that didn’t put his quarterback at risk every week.

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Giants did not shop Saquon Barkley?

No offer wowed new GM Joe Schoen, and the former No. 2 overall pick is expected to play a versatile role in Brian Daboll‘s first Giants offense.

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Former NFL QB Explains Why The Giants Will Improve In 2022

New York Giants fans are hoping that their beloved team will turn the corner in the upcoming season. They haven’t had much to cheer about since 2011 when the team won Super Bowl XLVI.

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Jeremy Portnoy

Can Giants’ LB Micah McFadden make an impact in his rookie year?

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McFadden brings blitzing ability and athleticism

When Blake Martinez tore his ACL in Week 3 last year, the New York Giants quickly realized how thin they were at inside linebacker. Former seventh-rounder Tae Crowder found himself on top of the depth chart with middling veterans usually starting opposite him.

Does fifth-round pick Micah McFadden have what it takes to make a difference in his rookie year? Let’s discuss as we...

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New Giants personnel inspire positive shift in energy

To say that the past decade has not been kind to the New York Giants would be a gross understatement. Since the Giants hoisted the Lombardi Trophy in 2011, they have been one of the worst teams in the NFL.

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Why New York Giants safety Xavier McKinney has All-Pro potential

Former Alabama safety Xavier McKinney was projected as a first-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft. However, McKinney was still on the board when the New York Giants picked him 36th overall.

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Ed Valentine

Can UDFA TE Andre Miller catch on with New York Giants?

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Miller attempting difficult transition from wide receiver to tight end

Can Andre Miller, one of a trio of undrafted free agent tight ends on the New York Giants’ 90-man roster, do enough this summer to at least earn a spot on the team’s practice squad?

Let’s discuss Miller as we continue our player-by-player profiles of the roster the Giants will bring to training camp.

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Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 230
Age:
Position: Tight end
Experience:...

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Ed Valentine

Better or worse? Giants wide receivers have to be better in 2022

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Is there any way they could be worse than they were in 2021?

The New York Giants tried desperately to upgrade their wide receivers a season ago, signing Kenny Golladay and John Ross as free agents and using a first-round pick on Kadarius Toney. For a myriad of reasons, that did not work out.

Ross is gone after his one-year flier flopped. The Giants added second-round pick Wan’Dale Robinson to this group, and took...

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JamesPHickey

Giants news, 7/5: Potential Saquon Barkley bounce back, scenarios for his future

New York Giants headlines for Tuesday

Good morning, New York Giants fans!

How Often Do Running Backs Bounce Back from Down Years? | The 33rd Team

33rd’s Jason Pauley makes the comparison of Saquon Barkley with Edgerrin James, who tore his ACL at the same age. James regressed for a couple of years, but was able to overcome the knee injury and ended up being enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Analyzing potential Giants outcomes of Saquon Barkley's contract dilemma | New York...

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Mark Glowinski will end the revolving door at right guard

The New York Giants made a serious attempt to rebuild their offensive line this offseason once and for all. New general manager Joe Schoen was careful with the Giants’ cap space this offseason and did not make any big splash signings in free agency.

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Around SB Nation: What other NFL blogs are discussing

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The biggest weekly NFL news from around SB Nation sites

Every week we take a look around the NFL at each team. We pull the biggest and most discussed headlines from each of our 32 NFL websites. We’ll also provide the author’s sub-heading or a sentence from the article that describes the piece.

Here’s all the biggest NFL headlines from this week:

NFC NORTH Can Yosh Nijman hold it down at right tackle? Green Bay Packers (via Acme Packing...

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Chris Pflum

2022 Summer Scouting: Spencer Rattler, QB, South Carolina

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Can Rattler climb back up draft boards in a new situation?

The 2023 quarterback class is already projected to be much stronger than the 2022 class. Who emerges as the top quarterback in the class will be one of the major storylines to follow this year. But even beyond the top spot, there’s plenty of room for intrigue on the quarterback depth chart. There are a number of passers who boast intriguing traits but have little tape to evaluate.

And then...

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Giants Fans Are Left With A Huge Kadarius Toney Question

The New York Giants had high hopes for wide receiver Kadarius Toney. After all, he was a part of the First-Team All-SEC and AP Second-Team All-American in his final year with the Florida Gators.

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Projecting the New York Giants’ defensive breakout player for 2022

The New York Giants might’ve drafted Kayvon Thibodeaux out of Oregon with the 5th overall pick, but one defensive player primed for a break-out 2022 campaign is fellow pass rusher Azeez Ojulari.

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TonyDelGenio

The Daboll-Kafka collaboration: Personnel usage

Giants offensive coordinator Mike Kafka with Darius Slayton at minicamp in April. | Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com / USA TODAY NETWORK

Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka come to the Giants from prolific but slightly different offenses. What will their collaboration look like?

The New York Giants took a big step into the modern NFL when General Manager Joe Schoen hired former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll as head coach. Daboll in turn hired Kansas City Chiefs quarterback...

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