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New York Giants News And Notes: Marcus Thomas, Spencer Paysinger And More

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

NY Giants’ Marcus Thomas goes on Twitter rant about incorrect Madden '13 profile photo - NY Daily News
"I been in the nfl going on 6years and y'all still hav another mans face for my pick on madden," Thomas tweeted on Tuesday. "I hate yall hate is very strong but I do."

Giants' depth at linebacker good problem to have as cutdown day approaches |
"You can never have too many good players," Coughlin said. "That’s one that you would look forward to. If you have that much competition, that’s a good thing. That’s what all spots should be like. I wish I could say that for every spot out here. The more the competition, the better the players practice, focus, perform."

NY Giants' Spencer Paysinger wishes the best for his linebacker buddies as final cuts near - NY Daily News
"This is a business," Paysinger says. "Cuts have to be made this week. Hopefully, they keep all four of us, but if they don’t, I wish the best of luck to whoever."

Giants Gameday: Giants need a cornerback to step up with Prince Amukamara injured |
Plus, WR Hakeem Nicks to see first action of the preseason

NFL Preseason Preview - New England (1-2) at N.Y. Giants (1-2) (ET) - Football Wires -
The two combatants of Super Bowl XLVI will be going head- to-head for the first time since that memorable title bout in Indianapolis back in February, though neither the stakes nor the intensity will be anywhere near as high when the New York Giants and New England Patriots square off this time around.

Super Bowl champion Giants lacking respect - Yahoo! Sports
The Giants have an elite quarterback, a strong defense led by All-Pro Jason Pierre-Paul, and a Hall-of-Fame caliber coach in Tom Coughlin. But they've never won a playoff game the season after winning a Super Bowl. And, they'll have a hard time just getting out of a tough East.