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NEW YORK GIANTS SIGN WAYNE GALLMAN…
The New York Giants have signed running back Wayne Gallman – their 4th-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft – to a 4-year contract. The New York Post is reporting that the contract is a 4-year, $2.8 million deal that includes a $419,641 signing bonus. The only unsigned draft pick is tight end Evan Engram, the team’s 1st-round selection.
ISHAQ WILLIAMS PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE…
Linebacker Ishaq Williams, who was waived/injured by the New York Giants on May 25 with a knee injury, has been placed on Injured Reserve by the team. Williams was signed to the Practice Squad in September 2016 and the 53-man roster in December 2016. He did not play in any games. The Giants originally signed Williams after he impressed as a tryout player during the May 2016 mini-camp. Williams had been out of football since 2013 after being implicated in an academic dishonesty scandal at Notre Dame.
NEW YORK GIANTS OTA PRACTICES…
The New York Giants held two more Organized Team Activity (OTA) practices on Tuesday and Wednesday. Those practices were not open to the media or public. Teams may conduct a total of 10 days of OTA practices. No live contact is permitted, but 7-on-7, 9-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills are permitted.
The team’s remaining OTAs will be held on June 2, June 5-6, and June 8-9. A mandatory mini-camp will be held on June 13-15. Friday’s OTA practice will be open to the media.
Giants.com has provided the following notes and video highlights from the last three OTA practices:
GIANTS INSIDER WITH CB JANORIS JENKINS…
The video of a Giants Insider Q&A with cornerback Janoris Jenkins is available at Giants.com.
- Giants injury updates: Eli Apple, Rhett Ellison, Darian Thompson and more by Dan Duggan for NJ.com
- Brandon Marshall-Janoris Jenkins matchup highlights Day 3 of Giants’ OTAs | 12 Observations by Dan Duggan for NJ.com
- Brandon Marshall seems to be making strong first impression with Giants by Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com
- Who has early edge to be Eli Manning’s backup? | Giants QBs report by James Kratch for NJ.com
- Geno Smith explains why he turned down starting chances for Giants by James Kratch for NJ.com
- The growing obstacles facing Geno Smith’s career revival by Paul Schwartz of The New York Post
- Brandon Marshall “extremely excited” to join Giants by Michael Eisen of Giants.com
- If Odell Beckham is skipping OTAs for a new contract, what should Giants do? by James Kratch for NJ.com
- Beckham continues to leave the door open for criticism by Tara Sullivan of The Bergen Record
- Why Odell Beckham Jr.’s absence from Giants OTAs looks bad by Bob Glauber of Newsday
- Cris Carter: Odell Beckham can learn more from me than Giants by Mark Cannizzaro of The New York Post
- Odell Beckham remains active on social media while away from Giants OTAs by Tom Rock of Newsday
- Giants take a flier on a flyer, speedster Kevin Snead by Barbara Barker of Newsday
- Giants’ defense hungry for more improvement by Tom Rock of Newsday
- The saviors of last year’s Giants defense know job isn’t done by Mark Cannizzaro of The New York Post
- Giants defense needs to improve in these two categories to be ‘special’ by Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com
- Odell Beckham, Eli Manning, Paul Perkins among 12 Giants most critical to 2017 success by James Kratch for NJ.com
- Can any 2nd-year Giant break out like Landon Collins did in 2016? by Dan Duggan for NJ.com