Another day of training camp for the New York Giants, and another update on the progress of the teams’ receiving corps.
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Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2009 | Pat Kirwan Tags: Amani Toomer, Anquan Boldin, David Tyree, Domenik Hixon, Eli Manning, Hakeem Nicks, Jerry Reese, Mario Manningham, New York Giants, Plaxico Burress, Ramses Barden, Tom Coughlin
One question for the New York Giants is how they’re going to replace departed veteran receivers Plaxico Burress and Amani Toomer. The answer, as I see it, starts with rookie first-round pick Hakeem Nicks.
In what is likely to be a popular topic of conversation at Giants training camp, coach Tom Coughlin was asked Monday about his expectations for a relatively inexperienced wide receivers unit. Coughlin said he has seen enough from some of his young receivers to feel confident that they can fill that void left by Plaxico Burress.
Derrick’s Mason’s love for the game led many of those close to him to suspect he would return to the Baltimore Ravens sometime this month. Maybe just not this quickly.
Rookie deals are coming in at a feverish pace early Saturday. Keep up to date with the latest.
Offensive lineman Eric Wood has agreed to a five-year contract with the Bills, according to a league source, becoming the fifth first-round pick from the 2009 draft class to reach a deal.
At last count, the Giants have 11 receivers not named Plaxico Burress or Amani Toomer on their roster. No true No. 1, with Steve Smith likely holding top billing. Lots of youth. Lots of unknowns.
On Friday, the New York Giants opened a rookie minicamp, their first since they released WR Plaxico Burress. Naturally, all eyes were on rookie WRs Hakeem Nicks and Ramses Barden, who participated in their first practice since being drafted by the team in the first and third round, respectively, of last month’s draft.
Michael Fabiano discusses the fantasy implications of the NFL Draft.
Representatives from 28 NFL teams attended the University of North Carolina Pro Day, including four wide receiver coaches. Jets WRs coach Henry Ellard, who has been making the rounds at these pro days, was of course one of the coaches in attendance.