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New York Giants' news 6/8: Chad Jones drafted by Cincinnati Reds

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A look at stories making news around the New York Giants this morning.

Chad Jones is now a professional baseball player
Chad Jones is now a professional baseball player
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Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Here are your Saturday morning links.

Former New York Giants safety Chad Jones drafted by the Cincinnati Reds - Big Blue View
Former New York Giants safety Chad Jones was selected in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Cincinnati Reds

Valentine's View: You have to feel good for Jones, and you have to root for him to make it to the big leagues. Even if he doesn't, his story is already a successful one. And yes, I know I'm cheating by using one of our own stories in the links. I wanted to make sure you saw Sam's report on this from Friday night, however.

New York Giants Cornerback Charles James' Resiliency Fits in with Big Blue - Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: At the start of every day, New York Giants cornerback Charles James, a 5-foot-9, 179 pound undrafted free agent out of Charleston Southern who is hoping to earn a roster spot with the team this summer, sends out the following tweet to his growing list of followers: "Blessed to be alive to see another day. #GodisGood"

Valentine's View: Some of you around Big Blue View have been looking for a UDFA to step forward and make a bid for a spot on the 53-man roster. James might be your guy.

32 in 32: No reason Redskins can't repeat in NFC East - NFL.com
It's a bright new day in Washington, where Robert Griffin III is the signature star of a franchise brimming with hope. Dan Hanzus says the 'Skins have a good chance of winning another division title.

Valentine's View: This is true. The Giants, though, also stand a good chance of knocking the Redskins off their NFC East champion pedestal. Let's just play the games and find out what happens.

I leave you today with this Eli Manning Father's Day video.


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