Eli trying to keep INTs down, but he hasn't
Eli Manning said he wanted to keep his interception total in the single digits this season. Did he mean in the first two days of training camp?
While Manning has not thrown all of the interceptions, Giants quarterbacks have accounted for 11 turnovers through two days and four workouts. This after throwing just one interception in five minicamp practices this spring.
"It's not in midseason form," Tom Coughlin said. "It's early, but I'm not very patient. I'd like to see some progress."
He has, but from the defense. Kenny Phillips, Vince Anderson and Bryan Kehl each have two for the early team lead. And this is without the benefit of a real pass rush, which is supposed to be the strength of the defense.
Giants revenge tour coming!
Get ready for your fill of former Giants early this season. After starting the season with games against the Redskins and Cowboys, the Giants begin a stretch of contests against teams with players who were recently playing for Big Blue.
The Giants face the Buccaneers and Derrick Ward in Week 3, the Chiefs and newly signed Amani Toomer in Week 4, the Saints and Jeremy Shockey in Week 6 and the Cardinals and Kurt Warner in Week 7. They play the Raiders in Week 5; too bad Gibril Wilson isn't still in Oakland or it'd be a clean sweep.
Time flies for Eli
Don't ask Manning for the time. He's got a conflict between watch companies as he's a spokesman for Citizen watches but has to wear a Timex corporate patch on his practice jersey. So what will he do?
According to CNBC, he won't be doing any interviews with his Giants practice jersey on. Maybe he'll start to wear his Citizen timepiece on the field to balance out all those pictures of him with the Timex patch on his jersey.