T-Rock's Take on the Giants

When healthy, David Wilson ready to shine in Giants' new offense

New York Giants running back David Wilson walks

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Running back David Wilson hasn’t yet played in the Giants’ new offense, but when he does he thinks he’ll be able to flourish.


"No decisions," he said.

And he’s not the first player to note the simplicity of the system. The wide receivers have been glowing about not having to decipher coverages and signal their intentions back to the quarterback like they used to do under the...

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The growth of Antrel Rolle at safety

Antrel Rolle reacts in the second half of

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Antrel Rolle was the Giants’ best defensive player in 2013. His position coach said he can still be better.

“Antrel is now starting to understand and develop as a safety,” coach Dave Merritt said on Thursday. “He was a corner as we all know, drafted out of Miami. Then all of a sudden he was a safety. He’s now starting to understand the position more than ever. Before, he didn’t see formations,...

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Tom Coughlin to Giants: See you soon

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin answers

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The Giants may be on vacation for the next 31 days, but Tom Coughlin made it clear to players that they are still Giants.

“The ‘NY’ never comes off,” he told his players as they departed with the close of minicamp on Thursday.

“We always talk about being smart,” Coughlin said, explaining his message. “Be responsible. Don’t let someone who has nothing invested in your future make decisions...

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Making noise on offense

Giants quarterback Curtis Painter, offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo

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One thing about the new Giants offense was obvious at Wednesday’s minicamp practice: It was louder.

But not because of the players.

Instead it was the coaches who were barkin’, screamin’, cajolin’, yellin’ (and yes, sometimes cussin’) with the kind of urgency that a team feels when it has one day of work remaining before a month's vacation and the start of training camp.

Tom Coughlin...

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Eli says Peyton is a better QB, but gives himself the edge ... elsewhere

Giants quarterback Eli Manning visits "FOX & Friends"

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For seven years I’ve been covering Eli Manning, and in all that time I’ve been asking the wrong questions.

Jay Mohr suffers from no such deficiency.

During a radio interview on the Jay Mohr Sports show on Fox Sports Radio today, Mohr got Eli to admit that while Peyton is a better quarterback, he is a better singer … and a better lover.

During the interview, Mohr gave Eli a “pop...

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Odell Beckham Jr. thought fake fiancee was funny ... at first

Odell Beckham Jr of the LSU Tigers poses

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Odell Beckham Jr. thought the Internet hoax involving him and a fictitious fiancée was funny at first.

“It was all a joke to me,” the Giants’ first-round pick said on Thursday in his first public comments since the scam unraveled. “I heard about it a long time ago and I kind of laughed and I thought it was funny. It slowly, slowly progressed. I was like, ‘This is not good.’ Then it got to...

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With Will Hill gone, Quintin Demps gets the 'bump'

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 01: Defensive back

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When Quintin Demps signed with the Giants, it seemed like his immediate impact would be on special teams. The Giants were looking to boost their kickoff return game and Demps gave them speed and experience at the position (plus an in-person audition from when he returned a punt for a touchdown against the Giants in Kansas City last year). That he played safety was kind of an afterthought.


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Antrel Rolle likes the chemistry of the new-look Giants

Antrel Rolle celebrates a sack in the fourth

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The Giants brought in a lot of new faces this offseason, particularly in the secondary. Usually it takes some time for pieces to meld together in such situations, but Antrel Rolle said the Giants’ chemistry is so good right now it actually tops what he has experienced in previous years when there was far less roster turnover.

“I think this group and this unit that we have here is definitely...

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Coughlin: David Wilson's neck is 'right where it should be'

New York Giants running back David Wilson talks

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A day after David Wilson got the good-but-not-great news that his neck is healing properly and that he should be cleared for the start of training camp -- but hasn't been cleared yet -- Tom Coughlin was happy that his running back seems to be on the road back to the field.

“No question about it,” Coughlin said. “Four-and-a-half months out (from surgery), looking forward to August. Progress...

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Giants add Kyle Sebetic at safety; Will Hill goes unclaimed on waivers

Giants free safety Will Hill, right, takes the

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Roster spots don't stay open very long in the NFL, so the Giants have already replaced Will Hill with another safety. The team signed undrafted free agent Kyle Sebetic from Dayton. Sebetic made the announcement on Twitter.

“Took a step towards my dreams and signed with the New York Giants today,” he wrote. “Beyond thankful for the opportunity and can’t wait to keep working.”

The Giants...

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