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BBI “2008 Player of the Year” Trophy Awarded: The “BBI 2008 Player of the Year” trophy was awarded to halfback Brandon Jacobs yesterday after practice. Jacobs was deemed the winner of the award by vote of BigBlueInteractive.com (BBI) members earlier this year.
We would like to thank long-time BBI poster and friend rnargi for his efforts to keep this annual event going and selecting a top-notch trophy. We would like to thank HopeJ for helping to organize the event and Montreal Man for providing the introductory speech. And we would like to thank every BBIer who donated to help purchase the expensive trophy. And thank you to the Giants’ organization for agreeing to participate in the event. Thank you!!!!
BigBlueInteractive.com Training Camp Report: To see the latest BBI training camp report, 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:
Injury Update: Not practicing yesterday were DE Osi Umenyiora (knee), DT Rocky Bernard (hamstring/shoulder), DT Fred Robbins (knee), and LB Michael Boley (hip).
Robbins, who is recovering from microfracture surgery continues to insist that he will be able to play this season. “I’m pretty much a fast healer,” said Robbins. “I come back from things quickly. The whole offseason I haven’t had any problems with it as far as swelling or soreness. I’m happy about that. It’s nothing shocking, surprising. I’m where everybody expected me to be and where I expected myself to be.”
OG Rich Seubert (shoulder) was limited to individual drills.
Q&A Session With General Manager Jerry Reese: Special Report by Dave Klein of E-Giants
Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Post-Practice Press Conference: The transcript of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s post-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 yesterday’s media Q&A sessions with the following players are available at Giants.com:
Daily News Q&A With DE Osi Umenyiora: A transcript of a Q&A session with DE Osi Umenyiora is available at The Daily News’ Giants’ Blog.
Giants.com Video from Training Camp:
Article on the Giants’ Defensive Line: Loaded D-Line by Giants.com
Articles on LB Bryan Kehl: Kehl Out to Turn Strength Into Force by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
Article on QB Eli Manning: Eli Manning Has a Ring and Deserves the Money by Bob Glauber of Newsday
Article on WR Taye Biddle: NY Giants Receiver Taye Biddle Bearing Up Under Weight of Great-Grandmother’s Death, Shooting Incident by Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger
Notes: The training camp practice schedule is available in the Training Camp section of the website.