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New York Giants' news, 6/1: Yes, it's June already!

New York Giants news for this Saturday.

Bear Pascoe
Bear Pascoe
Stephen Dunn

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

Victor Cruz/Hakeem Nicks subplot more irksome than impactful -
Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks remain absent from organized team activities. What does this mean for the 2013 New York Giants? In all likelihood, nothing. Nothing at all. Kimberly Jones explains.

Vertical Passing Game on Display | Inside Football
Thus far in OTAs, the focus of the Giants offense has been the vertical passing game. Even without Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz, last year’s big play receivers, Eli Manning and company have looked to stretch the field with their young pass-catchers.

Obviously, this means that the secondary has been tested early and often this spring, and so far they have been able to trade blows with their counterparts.

Which ’12 draft picks are poised to break out? | Audibles -
[David] Wilson will be asked to replace a proven veteran as his team’s No. 1 back. For Wilson, it’s Ahmad Bradshaw (who’s still a free agent, by the way) that has hit the road, vacating the starting job. Of course, Wilson filled in for an injured Bradshaw twice last season, racking up 358 yards rushing and four touchdowns in limited action. The Giants need better production than that in Wilson’s second go-round.

VIEW: Giants New Alternate White Pants
The Giants have unveiled their alternate uniform pants to be worn in 2013. Valentine's View: Check 'em out! I love the white pants instead of those awful gray ones the Giants wear.

Celebrating Lombardi's 100th: Top NFL coaches by the decade - NFL - News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy
Vince Lombardi would turn 100 on June 11. Mike Freeman marks that by naming the top NFL coaches by decade, and enlists the help of NFL guru Ernie Accorsi.

Bear Pascoe, most valuable Giant? - Giants Blog - ESPN New York
"It’s a bit of a challenge," Pascoe said, of playing different positions. "But this is something that I’ve done since my second year here with the Giants. It just allows me to be on the field a little more, and wherever they need me to be. I’m just glad I can step in and keep our offense going and hopefully not missing a beat."

Teammates Support Justin Tuck’s Celebrity Billiards Event | Inside Football

Kenny Phillips expected to return to practice next week | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

Dwight Freeney believes owners were holding back cash -