T-Rock's Take on the Giants
Practice report: Laron Scott grabs attention, Antrel is out and about, David Wilson throws a TD pass
It’s usually not a great day for the offense when the best catch at practice is made by a cornerback. But that was the case today as the Giants practiced in full pads outside in a ripping breeze that made for a legitimately chilly afternoon. The wind was playing with anything that was thrown or kicked into the air – Steve Weatherford was warming up by popping 70-yard punts or so over the fence and...Read more »
Andre Brown knows what he’s in for this week.
“I know I can be in the doghouse when you fumble the ball, especially with Coach Coughlin, I know he’s going to be on me this week about holding onto the ball and my protection,” he said. “I mean, you know, I’m gonna look at it, learn from it, stay positive and make sure I go out here and be effective this week.”
Brown’s fumble in the second...Read more »
No fights on the field today. Unless you count the one between me and Paul Dottino. And even that was more of a disagreement.
Here’s what happened. Late in practice the Giants were running 11-on-11 plays from the goal line (they were in shells, so it wasn’t full contact). Ryan Nassib threw a pass in the back of the end zone for Brandon Collins, who jumped up in the air and caught the ball....Read more »
The biggest question mark about David Wilson going into this season remains his ability to pass block and keep Eli Manning safe so that he can film more funny commercials. But it’s really hard to tell how well he can do it until he faces opposing players who, unlike the Giants' defenders in practices, are looking to rip Eli’s head off.
Which is why Wilson remains a mystery, even to the Giants,...Read more »
A thousand rushing yards? David Wilson doesn’t limit himself to such “easy” goals.
The second-year running back was asked about what he hopes to accomplish this season, now that he’s projected as the starter and should be getting a full season’s worth of carries. A thousand yards seems to be the measuring stick for running backs, but Wilson sounded like that’s not exactly indicative of a big...Read more »