New York Giants' news 6/8: Chad Jones drafted by Cincinnati Reds

Chad Jones is now a professional baseball player - Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

A look at stories making news around the New York Giants this morning.

Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Here are your Saturday morning links.

Former New York Giants safety Chad Jones drafted by the Cincinnati Reds - Big Blue View
Former New York Giants safety Chad Jones was selected in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Cincinnati Reds

Valentine's View: You have to feel good for Jones, and you have to root for him to make it to the big leagues. Even if he doesn't, his story is already a successful one. And yes, I know I'm cheating by using one of our own stories in the links. I wanted to make sure you saw Sam's report on this from Friday night, however.

New York Giants Cornerback Charles James' Resiliency Fits in with Big Blue - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: At the start of every day, New York Giants cornerback Charles James, a 5-foot-9, 179 pound undrafted free agent out of Charleston Southern who is hoping to earn a roster spot with the team this summer, sends out the following tweet to his growing list of followers: "Blessed to be alive to see another day. #GodisGood"

Valentine's View: Some of you around Big Blue View have been looking for a UDFA to step forward and make a bid for a spot on the 53-man roster. James might be your guy.

32 in 32: No reason Redskins can't repeat in NFC East -
It's a bright new day in Washington, where Robert Griffin III is the signature star of a franchise brimming with hope. Dan Hanzus says the 'Skins have a good chance of winning another division title.

Valentine's View: This is true. The Giants, though, also stand a good chance of knocking the Redskins off their NFC East champion pedestal. Let's just play the games and find out what happens.

I leave you today with this Eli Manning Father's Day video.

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