AUGUST 2, 2018 NEW YORK GIANTS TRAINING CAMP REPORT…
The New York Giants held their seventh full-team summer training camp practice on Thursday at Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The complete training camp schedule is available at Giants.com.
REPORT – GIANTS AND ODELL BECKHAM, JR. BEGIN CONTRACT TALKS…
ESPN is reporting that the New York Giants have begun contract talks with the representatives for wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr., who is entering the last year of his rookie contract. Beckham’s agent was spotted at practice on Thursday talking to Assistant General Manager Kevin Abrams.
Not practicing on Thursday were defensive end Dalvin Tomlinson (unknown), safety Curtis Riley (hamstring), cornerback Donte Deayon (hamstring), linebacker Thurston Armbrister (unknown), tight end Garrett Dickerson (hamstring), and defensive lineman R.J. McIntosh (unknown – Active/Non-Football Illness list).
Some snippets from various media sources:
- Quarterback Eli Manning hit wide receiver Russell Shepard deep on a post route for a touchdown, beating cornerback Eli Apple.
- Cornerback B.W. Webb intercepted a pass from quarterback Davis Webb in 7-on-7 drills.
- John Jerry continued to work at third-team right tackle.
- Lining up outside, running back Saquon Barkley beat linebacker Olivier Vernon in coverage for a big gain over the middle.
- Running back Wayne Gallman received some first-team reps.
- Kerry Wynn received first-team snaps at defensive end with Dalvin Tomlinson sidelined.
- Quarterback Eli Manning hit wide receiver Sterling Shepard for a 40-yard gain against cornerback Eli Apple.
- Quarterback Davis Webb made a nice sideline throw to tight end Rhett Ellison despite tight coverage from linebacker Mark Herzlich.
- Quarterback Eli Manning found wide receiver Kalif Raymond for a 50-yard diving reception in 7-on-7 drills.
- Cornerback CB Kenneth Durden intercepted a pass from quarterback Kyle Lauletta.
- Safety Landon Collins knocked away a quarterback Eli Manning pass intended for wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. near the goal line.
- Cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris knocked away a pass from quarterback Kyle Lauletta intended for wide receiver Marquis Bundy.
- Linebacker Connor Barwin continues to make plays, including a couple of “sacks” in pass rush situations and a pass defense.
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:
- No ‘respect’ for teammates? Not on this Giants offensive line | ‘We know what outside people are saying about us’ by Ryan Dunleavy for NJ.com
- Long-time Giant thirsting for a third Super Bowl ring by George Willis of The New York Post