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JUNE 15, 2017 NEW YORK GIANTS MINI-CAMP REPORT…
The third and final day of the New York Giants mandatory 3-day mini-camp was held on Thursday at Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Thursday’s practice was more of a walk-thru. The veterans are now off until summer training camp begins in late July.
INJURY REPORT AND ABSENTEES…
Wide receiver wide receiver Kevin Snead (hamstring), tight end Rhett Ellison (calf), left guard Justin Pugh (back), right guard D.J. Fluker (unknown), linebacker J.T. Thomas (recovering from torn ACL), cornerback Eli Apple (illness), cornerback/safety Mykkele Thompson (unknown), and safety Darian Thompson (illness) did not practice.
“D.J. got nicked yesterday and he is sore, but he bounced back today,” said Head Coach Ben McAdoo.
Defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa has been excused from the mandatory mini-camp for “personal reasons.”
Some snippets from various media sources:
- Thursday’s practice was more of a walk-thru affair.
- With Ereck Flowers limited and Justin Pugh still out, the first-team offensive line was left tackle Chad Wheeler, left guard Adam Gettis, center Weston Richburg, right guard John Jerry, and right tackle Bobby Hart. Adam Bisnowaty also worked in at right guard for Jerry.
GIANTS SIGN EVAN ENGRAM…
The New York Giants announced on Thursday that they have signed their first-round draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, tight end Evan Engram. All six of the Giants’ 2017 draft picks are now signed.
THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:
- Ben McAdoo wants to avoid late-night phone calls over next six weeks by Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com
- Giants CB Janoris Jenkins applies clamps in 2nd minicamp practice | 10 observations by Dan Duggan for NJ.com
- Giants get a taste of their Odell Beckham-Brandon Marshall dream by Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com
- Checking in with the future: Giants’ Davis Webb loving ‘full speed’ welcome to NFL by James Kratch for NJ.com
- The moment that convinced Evan Engram he belongs with Big Blue’s big-time players by Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record
- The Giants’ weak link is sick of the bad rap by Zach Braziller of The New York Post
- Ereck Flowers feels offseason work has made him ‘light, quicker’ by Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com
- Giants’ Ereck Flowers optimism summed up: Promise, but no pads yet by James Kratch for NJ.com
- This linebacker can turn Giants defense into a loud, terrifying force by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
- Landon Collins is aiming way higher than another Pro Bowl by Zach Braziller of The New York Post
- Spags recruits Antonio Pierce for coaching assist by Dan Salomone of Giants.com