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DE Osi Umenyiora Visits Falcons: Unrestricted free agent DE Osi Umenyiora visited with the Atlanta Falcons yesterday.
QB Eli Manning on WFAN: The audio of yesterday’s WFAN interview with QB Eli Manning is available at CBSNewYork.com.
Article on QB Eli Manning and WR Victor Cruz: Eli Manning Calls Victor Cruz’s Uncertain Giants Future ‘Nerve-Wracking’ by Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger
Article on the Giants and the New Offenses in the NFL: Tom Coughlin Has Had Enough of Being Run Over by Jonathan Clegg of The Wall Street Journal
Notes and Quotes: HB Ahmad Bradshaw, who was released by the Giants in February, is receiving interest from the Jets, Steelers, and Packers.
QB Eli Manning on WR Hakeem Nicks, who was bothered by foot and knee problems all of last season: “Hakeem is doing well. Talked to him the other day, and he’s training and getting ready, and he’ll be ready when we start the spring. He’ll be full go and running, so that’s good.”
Head Coach Tom Coughlin on the Giants and free agency: “We’ve added players, veteran football players who can really make a very good contribution to our team. We’ve added some of our own players back. There are still some we would love to have back. But the ability to bring some people in who are veterans and can contribute and help us, we’ve made some pretty significant moves there.”
Coughlin on TE Brandon Myers: “We’ve had tight ends catch the ball. Not to the extent that he did a year ago, what was it 79? But I’m excited about that. And he’s also a well-rounded tight end. He’s a blocker in the running game as well. We’re looking forward to that.”
Coughlin on DE Jason Pierre-Paul: “He didn’t play as well as the year before. He was big (overweight) when he came to camp. There’s not a lot of body fat (on Pierre-Paul), yes, but still…”