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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 WR Steve Smith (knee), RT Kareem McKenzie (back), DT Chris Canty (hamstring), DT Rocky Bernard (hamstring), LB Michael Boley (hip), CB Corey Webster (hip flexor), CB Aaron Ross (leg), and PK Lawrence Tynes (groin).
McKenzie had issues with his back last season. “His back got real tight and he came down, got in the tubs, and they worked on him, but they couldn’t get it right so I hope it’s just today and not into tomorrow,” said Head Coach Tom Coughlin.
Coughlin said Bernard might start practicing soon.
OG Chris Snee (leg), WR Mario Manningham (leg), and CB DeAndre Wright (knee) returned to practice.
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.
Assistant Coach Media Q&A’s: The transcripts and video of yesterday’s media Q&A sessions with the following coaches are available at Giants.com:
WFAN Interviews: The audio of yesterday’s WFAN interviews with the following Giants’ team officials and players is available at WFAN.com:
- President and CEO John Mara
- General Manager Jerry Reese
- Head Coach Tom Coughlin
- QB Eli Manning
- HB Brandon Jacobs
- WR Hakeem Nicks
- DE/DT Justin Tuck
- LB Antonio Pierce
Player Media Q&As: The transcripts and/or video of yesterday’s media Q&A sessions with the following players are available at Giants.com:
- QB Eli Manning (Video)
- QB Rhett Bomar (Video)
- HB Brandon Jacobs (Video)
- WR Ramses Barden (Video)
- DT Barry Cofield (Video)
ESPN.com Q&A With DE Justin Tuck: Tuck Rules: Giants’ DE Sounds Off on ’09 Season by Matt Mosley of ESPN.com
Article on WR Ramses Barden: Giants Rookie Ramses Barden Shows Promise at WR by The Associated Press
Article on WR David Tyree: Tyree Odd Man Out? by Tara Sullivan of The Bergen Record
Article on DE Mathias Kiwanuka: Back On The Line by Michael Eisen of Giants.com
Article on DT’s Barry Cofield and Fred Robbins: NY Giants Tackles Barry Cofield, Fred Robbins Ready for Action After ‘Humbling’ Knee Rehabs by Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger
Article on CB Aaron Ross: Ross on Rebound from Unhappy ’08 by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
Notes: The training camp practice schedule is available in the Training Camp section of the website.