Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are today's stories of interest for you from across the Inter-Google.
McKenzie told to ‘go shopping' for another team
The reshaping of the Giants roster has begun.
The team recently told RT Kareem McKenzie — who has manned the position for the Giants since 2005, starting 105 games in that span — to "go shopping" for another team, according to a source in the organization. It will not bring him back for another season.
NY Giants coach Tom Coughlin says there is ‘no place in the game’ for bounties - NY Daily News
"It's very, very serious, this whole business of the bounty system and players being paid to try to inflict injuries on others," Coughlin said in an interview that will air Wednesday night on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Radio. "It really has nothing to do with our game.
"Even though we talk about it, you can go back to Coach Lombardi with the idea that what's really important is the ability, one-on-one, for one player to whip the other player. We all know it's a very, very tough, very physical, very, very demanding game. But to have the game at it's highest level, it's this kind of great competitive effort and physical play that is the very top of the talent level of the game, is what the game's all about. It's not about trying to inflict purposeful injury on another player. It has no point in this game.
Victor Cruz | Buy House | New York Giants | The Daily Caller
Victor Cruz, wide receiver for the New York Giants, said that with his annual $450,000 and the extra $400,000 he’s picking up for his memoir, he will buy his mother a new place to live, the New York Post reports.
Giants hire LSU assistant Lunda Wells as offensive quality control coach, report says | NJ.com
The Giants have hired LSU assistant coach Lunda Wells as offensive quality control coach, FootballScoop.com is reporting. Wells was an assistant to the head coach for the Tigers and an assistant special teams coach, so that's a nice bump for him.