“It will get done at some point,” Giants co-owner John Mara told reporters on Monday in regard to a long-term extension for the New Jersey native. “Just be patient.”
Going back to work is one thing. Going back to work with a fantastic goal in mind is quite another.
Tom Coughlin’s team will play five prime-time games, and it won’t face the NFC East champions Washington Redskins until playing twice in December.
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.
Voluntary workouts began on Monday morning, and players had to arrive at the Giants’ facility by 11:30 a.m. for their participation to count for the day. Victor Cruz was a no-show.
The Peyton-Welker connection has garnered most of the headlines out of Duke. But here in New York, it’s all about Big Blue.
Eli Manning and wife Abby are expecting their second child in June. Yet, if you ask him, the most nerve-wracking event of the next couple of months will be the wait for Victor Cruz’s long-term contract.
Tom Coughlin is pleased to see David Carr return as Giants’ backup QB.
“If the Giants want to work something out, I am always up for listening, figuring out what I can do to help the cause,” Manning said.
The Giants have found their new tight end in Brandon Myers.
“I’m glad I don’t have any of those free agency jitters to deal with,” Beatty said. “It’s settled, we’re done and we’re moving on.”
It just feels like the Super Bowl belongs here, the biggest game in the shade of the biggest city. We don’t need a Super Bowl. But it still would be pretty cool, even if it means a few aliens in our way for a week.
The Giants made a perilous decision. They’re banking on David Wilson and Andre Brown — two younger, unproven backs — to develop into Brandon Jacobs and Bradshaw at half the price.
The shenanigans were limited. The teams scored plenty of points. Yet the results were familiar — another ho-hum Pro Bowl. Now, the future of the game depends on how Commissioner Roger Goodell sees it.
NFC blew past the AFC 62-35 in a Pro Bowl that could be the could be the league’s last.
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