Good morning, New York Giants' fans! It is time for your Friday morning notebook.
We begin today with something special. Giants' fullback Henry Hynoski is blogging away these days at his own web site, henryhynoski45.com. Hynoski is looking for questions from Big Blue View for his next blog entry. If you have a question for the Giants' fullback e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday.
Now, on with our links for today.
Book Review: "Earn the Right to Win," by Tom Coughlin with David Fisher | Inside Football
The book, told from Coughlin’s perspective, is an excellent "how-to" manual for the current or future Giant player, assistant coach or employee who wants to understand just how the "Giant way" of success is achieved.
Bradshaw’s Release Just Sound Business By NY Giants " CBS New York
The Giants are clearly turning pages these days, remaking their roster to get young, faster, healthier and, yes, more salary-cap friendly.
Paul Schwartz: Jerry Reese, New York Giants GM, knows when to cut players - NYPOST.com
Wellington Mara called it "a day of overwhelming sadness’’ as the Giants tossed Phil Simms onto the scrap heap, making him the first high-profile salary cap casualty in franchise...
Giants' recent drafts now put to the test - NFC East Blog - ESPN
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese has a reputation as a shrewd handler of the NFL draft. We are about to find out whether he deserves it.
Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Salutes Three Teammates Released In Roster Overhaul | ThePostGame
"Those are my brothers," Weatherford says. "That magical season of 2011 was something we'll always remember. We will have a reunion 20 years from now, and it'll feel like yesterday that we experienced that together."
Although the three players, all of whom played at least four seasons in New York (Bradshaw played six and won two Super Bowls), are leaving, Weatherford believes their legacy is cemented. He does not expect the Big Apple to forget his former teammates any time soon.
"Those are three guys who were key to achieving what we were able to achieve in the Super Bowl season and to bring the franchise to where it is today," Weatherford says. "Those guys will be remembered forever in this city."
Mathias Kiwanuka surprised by cuts made by Giants
"You're definitely surprised because you're talking about contributors, guys who were key factors in us winning championships very recently," Kiwanuka said Thursday morning. "It's tough, but it's out of my control."