May 262022
 
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Don "Wink" Martindale, New York Giants (May 19, 2022)

Don “Wink” Martindale – © USA TODAY Sports

MAY 26, 2022 NEW YORK GIANTS OTA PRACTICE REPORT…
The Giants held their sixth voluntary organized team activity (OTA) practice on Thursday, and second one open to the media. No live contact is permitted during OTAs, but 7-on-7, 9-on-7, and 11-on-11 drills are allowed.

The four remaining OTA practices will be held on May 31-June 3. A mandatory mini-camp will also be held June 7-9.

INJURY REPORT AND ABSENTEES…
Players wearing red jerseys because of injury issues included WR Kadarius Toney, WR Sterling Shepard, WR Richie James, WR Collin Johnson, LT Andrew Thomas, OC Nick Gates, OT Matt Peart, OL Jamil Douglas, DL Dexter Lawrence, ILB Blake Martinez, OLB Kayvon Thibodeaux, ILB Cam Brown, ILB T.J. Brunson, CB Rodarius Williams, and CB Darren Evans. Some of these players participated in practice on a limited basis, while others did not.

(Thibodeaux will) be in a red jersey today along with some of the other guys,” said Head Coach Brian Daboll. “I’d say this with the red jersey guys, they are all making progress, taking it day-by-day, but they are all doing a good job of doing the rehab that they need to do, whatever that’s required of them… I think the red jersey guys are making progress and hopefully we’ll have everybody ready to go.”

WR Kenny Golladay was not wearing a red jersey, but he did not practice.

Not present were OT Matt Gono and PK Graham Gano.

PRACTICE NOTES…
Some snippets from various media sources:

  • Spirited practice for an OTA.
  • 1st-Team OL: LT Joshua Ezeudu, LG Shane Lemieux, OC Jon Feliciano, RG Mark Glowinski, RT Evan Neal
  • 2nd-Team OL: LT Korey Cunningham, LG Max Garcia, OC Ben Bredeson, RG Josh Revis, RT Marcus McKethan
  • 1st-Team Defense (install session): DL Leonard Williams, DL Dexter Lawrence, OLB Kayvon Thibodeaux, OLB Azeez Ojulari, ILB Blake Martinez, ILB Tae Crowder, CB Adoree’ Jackson, CB Aaron Robinson, CB Darnay Holmes, S Xavier McKinney, S Julian Love
  • During team drills, DL Justin Ellis, OLB Jihad Ward, OLB Elerson Smith, and ILB Darren Beavers got work with the first team.
  • 2nd-Team Defense (install session): DL Justin Ellis, DL David Moa, OLB Elerson Smith, OLB Oshane Ximines, ILB Carter Coughlin, ILB Micah McFadden, CB Zyon Gilbert, CB Michael Jacquet, CB Cor’Dale Flott, S Jarren Williams, S Dane Belton
  • 3rd-Team Defense (install session): DL Jalyn Holmes, DL D.J. Davidson, OLB Tomon Fox, OLB Niko Lalos, ILB Cam Brown, ILB Justin Hilliard, CB Maurice Canady, CB Darren Evans, CB Khalil Dorsey, S Yusuf Corker, S Henry Black
  • In 7-on-7 drills, WR Wan’Dale Robinson made a twisting, highlight-reel grab of a deep ball from QB Daniel Jones against CB Aaron Robinson despite tight coverage.
  • CB Micheal Jacquet broke up a pass after a double move by WR Alex Bachman.
  • S Jarren Williams knocked away a deep pass.
  • Elerson Smith recovered a fumble knocked loose by LB Carter Coughlin on a QB Tyrod Taylor dump-off pass to a running back.
  • QB Tyrod Taylor threw a nice deep sideline pass to WR C.J. Board, and then followed that up with a big gain on a throw to WR David Sills on a crossing route. Taylor later connected on another deep pass to WR Alex Bachman.
  • QB Daniel Jones threw a touchdown pass to WR Darius Slayton off a double move on a deep-route over CB Adoree’ Jackson.
  • CB Adoree’ Jackson jumped an out-route on a pass from QB Daniel Jones intended for WR Richie James, who slipped on his break. Jackson picked off the ball and returned it for a touchdown.
  • TE Daniel Bellinger received a lot of reps with the first team and continued to flash good route running and hands. He was very active, including catching two passes from QB Daniel Jones in 11-on-11 drills for 1st downs.
  • WR David Sills bobbled a pass from QB Daniel Jones that was intercepted by S Xavier McKinney and returned for another defensive score.
  • OT Korey Cunningham and OLB Quincy Roche got into a fight, throwing punches.
  • RB Saquon Barkley was used in a variety of ways out of different formations and continues to be deployed as both a runner and receiver.
  • RB Matt Breida caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from QB Tyrod Taylor.
  • QB Tyrod Taylor broke off a long, zig-zag run which he might have scored on in a real game.
  • CB Maurice Canady broke up a pass in the end zone.
  • CB Aaron Robinson ended practice by breaking up a pass in the end zone.

THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

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:

Feb 122022
 
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Drew Wilkins, Baltimore Ravens (September 13, 2021)

Drew Wilkins – © USA TODAY Sports

NEW YORK GIANTS ANNOUNCE FOUR MORE COACHES…
The New York Giants have officially announced that they have hired four more assistant coaches:

  • Outside Linebackers Coach Drew Wilkins
  • Inside Linebackers Coach John Egorugwu
  • Offensive Assistant Christian Jones
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Mark Loecher

Wilkins’ Resume:

  • 2020-2021: Outside Linebackers Coach, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2018-2019: Assistant Defensive Line Coach/Outside Linebackers Coach, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2017: Assistant Defensive Line Coach, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2014-2016: Defensive Assistant, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2013: Coaching Staff Assistant, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2012: Football Video Coordinator, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2010-2011: Football Video Operations Intern, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2006-2009: Student Assistant, University of Maryland
  • Pro Experience: None
  • Collegiate Experience: None
  • Born: August 20, 1987

Egorugwu’s Resume:

  • 2021: Linebackers Coach, Vanderbilt University
  • 2017-2020: Defensive Quality Control Coach/Assistant Linebackers Coach, Buffalo Bills
  • 2015-2016: Defensive Staff Assistant, Baltimore Ravens
  • 2015: Wide Receivers Coach, Missouri State University
  • 2013-2014: Offensive Graduate Assistant, University of Missouri
  • 2012: Defensive Graduate Assistant, University of Missouri
  • 2010-2011: Linebackers Coach, Williams Jewell College
  • Pro Experience: None
  • Collegiate Experience: Linebacker, Williams Jewell College (2004-2007)
  • Born: May 21, 1986

Jones’ Resume:

  • 2019-2021: Offensive Quality Control Coach/Assistant Wide Receivers Coach, Minnesota Vikings
  • 2018: Offensive Graduate Assistant, University of Texas
  • 2017: Offensive Intern (Offensive Line), Northwestern University
  • Pro Experience: None
  • Collegiate Experience: Wide Receiver, Northwestern University (2011-2015)

Loecher’s Resume:

  • 2021: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Denver Broncos
  • 2020: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 2015-2019: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Buffalo Bills
  • 2014: Strength and Conditioning Intern, Buffalo Bills
  • 2013-2014: Strength and Conditioning Apprentice, Rochester Americans (American Hockey League)
  • 2012-2013: Strength and Conditioning Coach, Mercyhurst University

For a listing of the team’s existing coaching staff, see the New York Giants Coaching Staff section of the website.

SCOUTING DEPARTMENT CHANGE…
Ryan Hollern, who was the chief of staff for the coaching staff, has moved to the player personnel department as college scouting coordinator.