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New York Giants news, 5/29: OTA notes, and other news

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New York Giants headlines for Thursday, 5/29.

Johnathan Hankins makes a tackle
Johnathan Hankins makes a tackle
Rob Carr

Good morning, New York Giants' fans! Yours truly is en route to New Jersey today for the second day of OTAs at Quest Diagnostics Training Center. There will be an open thread for today's practice posted a bit later, and we have already given you quite a bit of coverage.

Eli Manning was a full participant in Wednesday's workout. So was running back David Wilson. If you missed the OTA schedule and guidelines, go back and look at them again.

Now, here are a few non-OTA headlines for you.

The National Football Post lists defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins as a second-year breakout candidate.

Sports On Earth's Mike Tanier has put together something called the 'Hope Index,' and finds the Giants in the middle of the pack for 2014.

Remember Jumbo Elliott? Well, says the former Giants offensive tackle should be in the College Football Hall of Fame.

Do the Giants do business the right way? Former NFL GM Ted Sundquist has put together some thoughts on the right way to run an organization. Read Sundquist's take and judge for yourself.

Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN quarterback expert Ron Jaworski said earlier this week that it isn't likely to be smooth sailing for the Giants and Eli Manning as they learn a new offense:

"It will be an adjustment for Eli. I can't just say it's going to be great," former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski said at his celebrity golf challenge last week. "It's going to take some time. In my career, I played for four different teams in a lot of different systems, and it's like learning another language. It takes time, so it will be interesting to see how quickly Eli can assimilate into a new offense."