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New York Giants News & Notes: Keith Bulluck At Strong-Side Linebacker

Good morning Giants fans. In their continuing quest to figure out the linebacker rotation, the Giants have been using Keith Bulluck at strong-side linebacker. When asked if he believes this is good for him, Bulluck responded:

"At this point, it doesn’t matter. It’s a different system. In the past month or so, I’ve been practicing at the middle linebacker, and the last two practices, I’ve been at the outside linebacker. It really doesn’t matter. I just want to get out there, help, and contribute, and be the best linebacker I can be for this team. If and when my number is called, I’ll be ready."

Clint Sintim sounds like he's embraced having Bulluck around, saying that he "embraces" the competiton:

"I mean the guy’s been in the league, like I said, for a decade. He knows the ins and outs of the game that I don’t really know too well-what I can look for, what I can do better and things like that. I’m excited to be out here and just really kind of take his two cents in from somebody who’s played the game versus somebody who’s actually coached and you can kind of see it a little bit different. That’s a big benefit to me"

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  • previews this Saturday's game against the Ravens.
  • Finally, the Valley Morning Star says the Giants are a team at the crossroads after the painful end to last season.