BBI Donation Campaign Begins – Your Support is Needed: The annual BigBlueInteractive.com (BBI) donation campaign has begun. If you value BBI, your support is needed. For details, please see the BBI Donation page.
BigBlueInteractive.com Training Camp Reports: To see the latest BBI training camp reports, please visit the Training Camp section of the website.
Giants’ Beat Writer Practice Reports: The following are brief practice reports provided by the NY/NJ beat writers who cover the Giants:
- Star-Ledger Morning Report
- Star-Ledger Afternoon Report
- Daily News Morning Report
- Daily News Afternoon Report
- Newsday Morning Report
- Newsday Afternoon Report
Injury Report: Not practicing yesterday were WR Plaxico Burress (ankle), LB Gerris Wilkinson (knee – PUP), WR David Tyree (knee – PUP), QB David Carr (foot – NFI), and OL Jonathan Palmer (quad – PUP).
Not practicing in the morning were CB Sam Madison (sports hernia) and LB Zak DeOssie (back). But both practiced in the afternoon. LB Danny Clark (sports hernia) practiced in the morning, but not the afternoon.
DE/LB Mathias Kiwanuka (leg) participated in both practices.
DT Nate Robinson left the afternoon practice early with a hamstring injury.
Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Post-Morning Practice Press Conference: The transcript of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s post-morning practice press conference from yesterday is available at Giants.com. The video of the press conference is also available.
Player Media Q&As: The transcripts and/or audio of the media Q&A with various players from yesterday are available at Giants.com:
- QB Eli Manning (Video)
- HB Derrick Ward (Video)
- WR Amani Toomer (Video)
- WR Steve Smith (Video)
- WR David Tyree (Video)
- WR Sinorice Moss (Video)
- WR Mario Manningham (Video)
- TE Kevin Boss (Video)
- DE Osi Umenyiora (Video)
- DE/DT Justin Tuck (Video)
- LB Antonio Pierce (Video)
- S Kenny Phillips (Video)
Article on WR Plaxico Burress: Plaxico Burress Sit Out at N.Y. Giants Camp for Uncertain Reason by The Star-Ledger
Article on LB Antonio Pierce: Strahan’s Gone, But Pierce Takes Command by Tom Rock of Newsday
Notes: Aaron Ross and Corey Webster are starting at corner. James Butler and Michael Johnson are starting at safety. Danny Clark started at weakside linebacker in the morning; Chase Blackburn started there in the afternoon with Clark and Gerris Wilkinson out.