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Umenyiora tweets zinger at Eagles' McCoy

Osi Umenyiora answers questions from the media during

Osi Umenyiora answers questions from the media during Media Day ahead of Super Bowl XLVI against the New England Patriots at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Jan. 31, 2012) Credit: Getty Images

Osi Umenyiora said last week that he was done talking about his contract. Everything -- and everyone -- else seems to be fair game, though.

The Giants defensive end is quickly becoming one of the more entertaining and topical NFL players on Twitter. Yesterday morning his followers woke up to this post: "Happy Mothers Day Lesean Mccoy! Enjoy your special day!!"

Umenyiora and McCoy, the Eagles running back, had verbal altercations before. McCoy tweeted a barb at Umenyiora last year when he was going through a contract squabble, calling him "overrated." Umenyiora then said McCoy was acting like a "Twitter gangster" and called McCoy "Lady Gaga." Sunday's holiday wishes seemed to be along those same lines.

Former Giant Brandon Jacobs commented on Umenyiora's post to McCoy. Umenyiora replied to Jacobs: "hahaha u know the beef is never over. Never." McCoy also posted a response to Umenyiora: "Lol, let the beef begin."

Umenyiora created a Twitter firestorm last week when he posted he could be in a wheelchair by the time he's 45, which he later called an "exaggeration."

Giants add two

The Giants signed two tryouts from this weekend's rookie minicamp, WR Brandon Collins (Southeastern Louisiana) and LB Jake Muasau (Georgia State). Those additions fill the 90-man roster.

Collins ran into academic issues at Texas and was kicked off the team in January 2010 after he was charged with two felony counts in connection with an armed robbery in a fast-food parking lot, according to reports. The charges were dropped in May 2010.

Muasau (6-1, 243) was his team's defensive MVP the last two seasons playing outside linebacker and defensive end.


Giant steps

CB Brandon Bing, who was on the practice squad last year, stood out in minicamp. Each time he made a play, defensive coordinator Perry Fewell would yell, "Bada Bing!" . . . Fewell said he's not concerned about DT Marvin Austin, who has not played a regular game in two seasons because of a suspension in college and an injury last year . . . The Giants will receive their Super Bowl rings Wednesday evening in a ceremony at Tiffany's.


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