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New York Giants News And Notes: Saturday Morning Edition

Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are some Saturday morning notes for your reading enjoyment.

Ahmad Bradshaw on track for Giants training camp -
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw says he has completely recovered from a procedure in March, in which he had bone marrow from his hip injected into his foot.

Eli discusses Ballard shocker and LeBron - Giants Blog - ESPN New York
Eli Manning said he was "shocked" when the Patriots claimed his favorite tight end target, Jake Ballard, earlier this week.

Daily Blitz - June 15: DT Bernard back to work
Today in the Blitz, defensive tackle Rocky Bernard returns to the Giants for his fourth season with the team and his 11th overall.

Rookie running back David Wilson of New York Giants praised by coaches and teammates for explosiveness -
The elephant in the room has been replaced by a rabbit. Thunder has been replaced by Lightning. A Streetcar Named Ire has been replaced by a Speedboat Named Desire. Goliath has been replaced by David Wilson.

Packers, Patriots and Eagles top board; Giants at No. 6 -
As mentioned above, the Giants face a daunting task in repeating as Super Bowl champions. Having a gifted quarterback in Eli Manning eases some of the pressure, not to mention an outstanding head coach in Tom Coughlin and that game-changing defensive line. Running back Brandon Jacobs and receiver Mario Manningham are the two biggest losses, but all the other key stars are back.

What if the NFL employed an NBA-style draft lottery? -
On the heels of the NBA Draft Lottery, Chad Reuter couldn't help but ponder an obvious question: What if the NFL employed a similar lottery format? Andrew Luck might not be in Indianapolis ...

Mike McCarthy still stewing over Packers' playoff loss to Giants -
"It'll always bother me," Mike McCarthy told on Thursday. The Packers leader then paused, before firing off five straight sentences about the respect he has for his Giants counterpart Tom Coughlin, to be sure his adversary on that afternoon got his due: "I think he's one of the top coaches in the league. I just really like the way he goes about it, always have." But then it was right back to describing how he felt, and still feels, about the 37-20 beatdown on the Packers' home turf.