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Giants Cornerback Focused on Recovery, but Also the Future - NYTimes.com
The Giants’ Terrell Thomas has many thoughts swirling in his head as he attempts an against-the-odds comeback from the third tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and the second in two years. The most troubling thought is that Thomas might be nearing the premature end of a career that once held great promise at cornerback.
"I’m a football player right now, and that’s what I’m focused on," Thomas said Thursday. "But I’ve got to start thinking about that second avenue just in case it doesn’t work out."
NY Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell says Big Blue can't 'cry over spilled milk' - NY Daily News
There was only one defense statistically worse than the Giants’ in the NFL last season, and it’s hard to argue the unit is any better now, at least on paper. The Giants lost several key defensive players to free agency, made few major additions and now could be without their best pass rusher for a while after Jason Pierre-Paul had back surgery.
Around The League
The 2012 draft class looks to have more jumpers, less slumpers - CBSSports.com
The 2012 draft class will have 83 starters on the field in 2013. While that may seem low, Pat Kirwan says it's impressive given how difficult it is to crack NFL starting lineups.
Spagnuolo grateful for chance to get feet underneath him | ProFootballTalk
After being kicked in the teeth and fired from his last two jobs, Steve Spagnuolo was thinking about taking a year off. But a round of visits to colleges and the conversations he had with coaches there lit the spark again, and then he found a familiar face to give him another chance.
NFL implements new bag policy: Leave the purses at home - CBSSports.com
The NFL announced a change to its bag policy on Thursday, and beginning with the 2013 season, no bags over 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches will be permitted into stadiums.
Former Baltimore Ravens fullback Vonta Leach remains unsigned. The Giants expressed some level of interest, but Leach remains likely to sign elsewhere. ... Former Giants' wide receiver Derek Hagan is still hanging on to an NFL career, having just signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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