Rookie Mini-Camp: Day Two: The second and final day of rookie mini-camp practices was held yesterday at Giants Stadium. Players will participate in weight training sessions and meetings today before the camp officially ends. The rookies will return on May 18 to begin six weeks of strength training and conditioning.
The following are mini-camp reports from day two:
- Morning Practice – The Star-Ledger
- Morning Practice – Inside Football
- Afternoon Practice – The Star-Ledger
- Wrap Up – Inside Football
Giants Sign Six Tryout Players: The Giants signed six players who were invited to the rookie mini-camp on a tryout basis. Only two of the two are actually rookies:
- OC Alex Derenthal (Temple)
- DE Tommie Hill (Colorado State)
The other four players have varying degrees of NFL experience:
- RB Allen Patrick (’08 Oklahoma)
- WR Shaun Bodiford (’06 Portland State)
- TE George Wrighster (’03 Oregon)
- LB Kelvin Smith (’07 Syracuse)
Because of these moves, we have updated the 2009 NFL Draft Review and Rookie Free Agent Signings (with scouting reports), Free Agent Signings (with scouting reports), Roster, and Depth Chart sections of the website
Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Saturday Press Conference: The transcript of yesterday’s press conference with Head Coach Tom Coughlin is available at Giants.com. The video of the press conference is also available.
Media Q&A’s With Players: The video clips and/or transcripts of the media Q&A’s with the following players are available at Giants.com:
Article on LB Clint Sintim: Strong Impression by Michael Eisen of Giants.com
Article on OT William Beatty: Multifaceted Draft Pick, William Beatty, Gets Giants’ Attention by Joe LaPointe of The New York Times
Article on WR Ramses Barden: New York Giants Rookie Wide Receiver Ramses Barden Stands Tall On and Off the Field by Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger
Articles on QB Rhett Bomar:
- Late-Round QB Guns for Roster Spot by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
- Rookie QB Won’t Dwell on Past by Vinny DiTrani of The Bergen Record
Great Giants Merchandise Available at NFLShop.com: Jerseys for all your favorite Giants’ players and much more are available in at NFLShop.com.