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Giants news, 10/2: Defense ready for physical battle with Karlos Williams, Bills

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New York Giants headlines for Friday, October 2.

The 240-pound Karlos Williams isn't easy to bring down
The 240-pound Karlos Williams isn't easy to bring down
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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are some headlines to follow for Friday morning.

Karlos Williams a challenge for Giants' defense

LeSean McCoy won't play Sunday for the Buffalo Bills, but the Giants know that 240-pound rookie running back Karlos Williams will present them with a different challenge. Williams is averaging 7.8 yards per carry thru the first three games.

"For a fifth-rounder, to be running the way he has so far this season, I think they got a steal in the draft with him," Jenkins said. "We know what McCoy brings to the table. He’s one of the most dangerous backs in the league. But then, to bring him in when McCoy’s out, they have a pretty good 1-2 punch there."

Jenkins was asked for a comparison.

"Maybe … Frank Gore-type back maybe," Jenkins said. "I’m talking about the power he runs with.

"I can’t really think of too many big 240-pound running backs in the league right now. Even being 240 though, he doesn’t run any slower than a fast back. I think he’s really quick."

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Somebody please teach Shane Vereen how to tweet pictures.

Around the NFL

The Baltimore Ravens were able to come back and stun the Pittsburgh Steelers and win in overtime, 23-20. Justin Tucker hit the game-winning 52-yard field goal in the extra frame.

Hurricane Joaquin's impending arrival onto U.S. soil may affect the Philadelphia Eagles' and Washington Redskins' Sunday afternoon plans.

The New York Jets packed 350 rolls of toilet paper for their trip to London. Enough said.