New York Giants News And Notes: Victor Cruz, Antrel Rolle And More

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 05: wide receiver Victor Cruz of the New York Giants drops a pass while being defend by cornerback Orlando Scandrick #32 of the Dallas Cowboys during the 2012 NFL season opener at MetLife Stadium on September 5, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here is your Wednesday morning notebook.

After Loss in Opener, Giants Seek Redemption -
After the first season-opening loss by a defending champion in 13 years, the Giants appear eager to redeem themselves at home Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Victor Cruz said he’s ready to go after "nice little wake up call" | ProFootballTalk
Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz admitted that he thought things were going to be easier in the opener, and seemed to wonder if he was working as hard as he could have.

Giants' Antrel Rolle: 'We Need To Improve With How We Practice' - SB Nation New York
News, analysis and opinion from the fan perspective. - Giants not worried about Wilson's ego
But we heard the Giants are not anywhere close to being worried about the rookie’s state of mind. They know he has to learn how to carry the football better — his technique was sloppy when Cowboys LB Sean Lee poked it out. They believe this is much more of a physical concern — getting him to change his grip — than a mental one. - Leaguewide decline at OT position taking its toll

0. New York Giants — The shaky performance of the Giants’ tackles in the season-opening loss to the Cowboys does not bode well for the defending Super Bowl champions. "(Starting OLT Sean) Locklear was abused in the opener," one top NFL executive said. "DeMarcus Ware ate his lunch. (Starting ORT David) Diehl is too old. (2011 starting OLT Will) Beatty had six good games last season — and that was it." Beatty, who suffered a season-ending eye injury last season, is currently out with a back ailment.

Jaiquawn Jarrett, Eagles' 2011 second-rounder, cut -
The Philadelphia Eagles have given up on disappointing safety Jaiquawn Jarrett, their second-round draft pick from a year ago. Is this the end for Jarrett in the NFL?

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