The Giants have a glaring need at linebacker. Outside of getting the best available player — which could well be Alec Ogletree, anyway — that’s where the concentration of the first two days needs to be.
Heading into the NFL Draft on Thursday, look for the Giants to fill many holes on defense in the seven rounds. That doesn’t mean, of course, that general manager Jerry Reese will use the 19th pick overall to take a defensive player.
Cruz remained absent from the team’s voluntary offseason conditioning program on Thursday. Reese had no idea if he’d see the Pro Bowl standout during the program, training camp or even into the season.
“The entire time I wanted to return to the New York Giants, and fortunately they wanted me back,” Boothe said. “I’m happy to be back. It’s a great organization and a great team. I’m looking forward to this upcoming season.”
Snee told Giants.com the chance to spend time in Hawaii with his family was “something I couldn’t pass up on.” Besides, the hip “feels fine now.”
This week’s Pro Bowl reveal showed us that even as the local teams take a big pratfall, some players remained on their feet long enough to be recognized by their peers.
What’s notable for the Giants is that Eli Manning is not going to the Pro Bowl and there can be no argument that he was jobbed, the voting was a sham or an injustice has been done.
Wide receiver Victor Cruz, guard Chris Snee and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul have been selected to the 2012 NFC Pro Bowl team.
The Giants aren’t giving up despite not being in control of their playoff destiny.
The return of Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks to practice on Thursday after missing the previous day with a sprained left knee could only bode well for his on-field rapport with quarterback Eli Manning.
“Your back is against the wall,” Coughlin said. “You don’t have any choice. What we really want is right there for us. There is only one way to get it, and it’s not like playing like we did (on Sunday).”
Jets’ offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo is unhappy about Rex Ryan’s handling of the left guard position.
The Giants returned to practice with a point to prove after their bye week.
Chris Snee practiced for the first time this week on Friday and his status for Sunday’s game has been listed as questionable.
“You don’t worry about it,” Rolle said of Green’s comments. “I’m a deep safety. I’m going to play my responsibility, and if I get a chance I’m coming across. He’s a great receiver, though. You can’t take anything from A.J. Green.”
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