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Chris Snee May Retire on Monday: A rumor posted on BigBlueInteractive.com that right guard Chris Snee may retire on Monday seems to have some validity as press reports now say Snee with meet with New York Giants team officials on Monday to discuss that very possibility. Players are required to report to training camp at Quest Diagnostics Training Center on Monday as the first training camp practice begins on Tuesday.
Saw @BigBlueInteract rumor Giants G Chris Snee to retire. Not yet. He meets w/ team brass tomorrow to discuss whether his body can make it.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) July 20, 2014
Snee has been plagued with hip and elbow issues the last few years, and continued problems with the elbow caused him to sit out a number of Organized Team Activity (OTA) and mini-camp practices. Snee was placed on Injured Reserve in October 2013 with a torn labrum in his right hip that required surgery. He also underwent elbow surgery in November. After the 2011 season, Snee underwent surgery on his elbow and left hip.
Snee was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Giants and is one of the few remaining active Giants with two Super Bowl rings. If he does retire, possible replacements at right guard include John Jerry, Brandon Mosley, and Weston Richburg. Jerry was signed in the offseason from the Miami Dolphins but missed all of the offseason work while he was recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery. Mosley was drafted in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Giants and Richburg in the 2nd round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Jon Beason Injury Update: New York Giants linebacker told Newsday on Sunday that he is recovering well from the right foot injury he suffered during the team’s ninth OTA practice on June 12. Beason suffered a ligament tear and small fracture to the sesamoid bone in his right foot. The injury did not require surgery.
Beason told Newsday that he will not run during Monday’s team conditioning test, but he told the paper that his toe and foot feel great and he could run if he had to. “We’re hitting all those benchmarks in terms of the prognosis,” said Beason. “It’s getting better and better every day.”
Jon Beason won't run in tomorrow's team conditioning test, but he told me if he had to he could. Toe and foot feels great.
— Tom Rock (@TomRock_Newsday) July 20, 2014
Beason was asked if playing the season opener was a possibility. “Absolutely,” replied Beason. “That’s the goal…I’ve had seasons where I didn’t have any training camp and I went out there and got busy right away.”
“I feel fine right now,” said Beason. “But then again I know that I’m not ready to go full speed and change direction and tackle people.”
Article on RB Rashad Jennings: Rashad Jennings: How he trained for his first training camp with the Giants by Jordan Raanan of NJ.com
Article on TE Kellen Davis: 10 Giants you should know when training camp begins: Kellen Davis by Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger
New York Giants Report to Training Camp on Monday: New York Giants players are required to report to summer training camp on Monday at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The first practice will be held on Tuesday from 1:20-3:30PM. For a complete listing of training camp practices as well as a handy fan Q&A about training camp, see our Training Camp section of the website.
2014 TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE
Tuesday, July 22; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Wednesday, July 23; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Thursday, July 24; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Friday, July 25; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Saturday, July 26; No Practice – Players’ Day Off
Sunday, July 27; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Monday, July 28; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Tuesday, July 29; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Wednesday, July 30; No Practice – Players’ Day Off
Thursday, July 31; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Friday, August 1; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Saturday, August 2; No Practice
Sunday, August 3; Hall of Fame Game vs. Buffalo, 8:00 p.m. Canton, Ohio
Monday, August 4; No Practice – Players’ Day Off
Tuesday, August 5; Closed Practice due to MetLife Stadium Event
Wednesday, August 6; 5:40- 7:50 p.m. – Practice
Thursday, August 7; Closed Practice due to MetLife Stadium Event
Friday, August 8; No Practice
Saturday, August 9; Steelers vs. Giants, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 10; No Practice – Players’ Day Off
Monday, August 11; 3:20-5:30 p.m. – Practice
Tuesday, August 12; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Wednesday, August 13; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice
Thursday, August 14; 1:20-3:30 p.m. – Practice (End Camp)
NY Post Q&A with New York Giants President/CEO John Mara: Serby’s Sunday Q&A with John Mara by Steve Serby of The New York Post
New York Giants Training Camp Preview Articles:
- NY Giants Training Camp Preview: Five issues for Big Blue in 2014 by Ebenezer Samuel of The New York Daily News
- Five questions for the Giants entering training camp by Tom Rock of Newsday
- Why this year’s Giants training camp is anything but normal by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
- NY Giants training camp: Ben McAdoo takes over slumping offense with plenty of work ahead by Ralph Vacchiano of The New York Daily News
- Giants will soon start real process of implementing new offense by Tom Rock of Newsday
Articles on QB Eli Manning:
- It’s like summer school for Eli Manning as he learns new offense by Bob Glauber of Newsday
- Giants hopeful as they get ready to open camp by Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record
Article on OC Weston Richburg and Offensive Coordinator Ben McAdoo: Rookie Weston Richburg studies Giants playbook as offense prepares for Ben McAdoo’s new system by Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger
Article on the New York Giants Tight Ends: Giants Training Camp Battle No. 1: 5 tight ends in the wild competition by Jordan Raanan of NJ.com
Articles on the New York Giants Offensive Line:
- John Jerry ‘should be ready’ for the start of Giants training camp by Jordan Raanan of NJ.com
- Giants Training Camp Battle No. 2: Snee, Mosley, John Jerry and others at right guard by Jordan Raanan of NJ.com