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New York Giants News and Notes: Martellus Bennett, Markus Kuhn And More

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Another day, another training camp practice at UAlbany this afternoon. Here is your Wednesday morning notebook.

Giants' Martellus Bennett pushing himself after four underwhelming seasons in Dallas | NJ.com
The outspoken tight end has become his own biggest critic as he seeks to become the unquestioned starter for the first time in his career.

NFL: Giants rookie Markus Kuhn plans to make an impact this season - saratogian.com
Markus Kuhn has never been to an NFL game. On Friday, Kuhn will be standing on the sidelines for the defending Super Bowl champs.

Judge To Rule On Jets, Giants Lawsuit To Block Megamall " CBS New York
A New Jersey judge will decide by the end of the week whether to throw out a lawsuit filed by the state's two NFL teams against the developers of a megamall near their stadium.

NFL’s rules change reduced concussions on kickoffs in 2011, injury data study finds - The Washington Post
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Changes to the NFL’s kickoff rules appear to account for a slight decline in the number of concussions reported across the league last season, according to a consulting firm’s study of injury data provided by the NFL Players Association.

Top Plays - Aug. 7: Hosley's interceptions

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"He’s a nice sturdy, young man. He’s starving to learn. Very, very good attitude. The kind of guy that we think can be like a sponge. He needs so much information, pretty solid inside. Doesn’t really know a whole lot about pass protection. We have a lot of room to coach him there"

-- Head coach Tom Coughlin talking about seventh-round draft choice Markus Kuhn

"We need to see the three rookies that we have against live bullets back there, so that’ll be exciting for us to see. Jernigan’s catching the ball better, he’s getting started better. Hosley has done some good things as well and he’s got some experience coming from Virginia Tech. Reuben Randle’s a guy that we’ve worked back there."

-- Special teams coach Tom Quinn on his punt return candidates