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New York Giants' news, 8/29: Final chance for 'bubble' players

New York Giants' headlines for Thursday, 8/29.

Ryan Nassib
Ryan Nassib
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Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Here is your Thursday morning notebook.

Tonight’s game final shot to impress for roster spot -

"The message is this,’’ coach Tom Coughlin said. "There’s … a game, look at the tape and cut to 53. That’s where we are. If you’re going to make a move, if you’re going to show something, someone who is looking to make our team that hasn’t made it before, I’d say that you need to get about the business of doing it.

"It’s time. There’s not a lot of time, but what opportunity you get to step on the field Thursday night, I’m hoping for your benefit that it’s a good one.’’

Bucs K Tynes not fine, his wife says - Yahoo! Sports
The wife of Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Lawrence Tynes disputed coach Greg Schiano's assessment that her husband is responding well to treatment for a serious staph infection.

Giants vs. Patriots: 3 things to watch -
The Giants wrap up their preseason schedule Aug. 29 with a trip to New England to face the Patriots.

If Nassib is solid, will Giants gamble? : page all -
Big Blue could roll dice and keep just two QBs.

What to look for as the Giants end the preseason against the Patriots |
Offensive line, red-zone offense and secondary will be points of interest.

Heading Into Preseason Finale, Giants’ Offense Is a Concern -
Although Coach Tom Coughlin intends to limit Eli Manning and the rest of the first-team offense to 12 to 15 snaps in Thursday's preseason finale against the Patriots, he is pushing for results.

New York Giants fantasy football draft preview: Maybe the best, maybe the worst, classic New York Giants -
Can anyone ever get a read on the Giants? Even when they look like the worst, that's when they go out and win the Super Bowl. New York doesn't look bad this year, but can they rebound from a disappointing 2012, and which players are poised for big fantasy seasons?

New York Giants roster analysis: Position breakdown - ESPN New York
The final preseason game is upon us. So let’s take a look at some positions where there are roster spots still up for grab.

Ravens consider Chris Canty as advertised -
"Chris Canty is a great example, and you guys see him every day," Harbaugh said. "He’s just another guy who is a 4.0. There’s nothing that he doesn’t bring to the table every day. As a player, person, leader, he’s got it all. He’s been a great addition for us."

My 53: Then and Now | True Blue |

Jaguars sign Will Blackmon | National Football Post