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New York Giants' news, 5/1: Tim Hightower, Johnathan Hankins, more

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Rounding up news and notes about the Giants.

Tim Hightower is visiting the Giants
Tim Hightower is visiting the Giants
Paul Frederiksen-US PRESSWIRE

Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Here are your Wednesday morning links.

Hightower back in Giants' sights | New York Daily News

Tim Hightower, the former Redskins running back who was scheduled to make a free-agent visit to the Giants in early April, has rescheduled and is due to arrive in New Jersey for his visit on Wednesday, the Daily News has learned.

The Giants are likely only doing their due diligence on the 26-year-old Hightower, taking a look at the once-promising back who totaled 23 touchdowns in his first three NFL seasons. Hightower hasn’t played in the NFL since he tore his left ACL in Oct., 2011. He will likely take a physical and workout for the Giants.

If he’s healthy, it’s possible he could get an invitation to attend the Giants’ "rookie camp" on May 10-11, where veterans trying to keep their NFL careers alive often are invited to try out.

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Everyone wants the new guy to look the part on the first day of a new job, but when Johnathan Hankins arrives on May 10 for the Giants rookie mini-camp, prepare to be underwhelmed. "No,

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Thirty years ago, the United States Football League held its first season with much promise and the Heisman Trophy winner, Herschel Walker, leading the league's major-market franchise, the New Jersey Generals. Then zany complications ensued.

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