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Giants morning report: Ben McAdoo moving up the ranks, more

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New York Giants headlines for Thursday, 6/11.

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are your Thursday morning headlines.

'Monday Morning Quarterback' identifies 32 assistant coaches who are in line to earn NFL head-coaching jobs eventually. Giants' offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo is No. 22 on the MMQB list. Robert Klemko writes:

Very telling that a two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback in his mid-30s was willing to change his mechanics for a first-time offensive coordinator. #Respect.

NFL.com lists Odell Beckham as one of the most indispensable offensive players in the league, which Giants fans know to be true. It's why his seeminly never-ending hamstring issues are so concering.

This cat is a freak. The Giants are flawed, with major questions all over the place, but they possess one of the most enticing young stars in the NFL today. With Beckham, they have a chance to compete. Without him, hope dies.

When Giants defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis became a free agent, the former member of the New York Jets did not expect to end up staying in New York.

"I got rid of my house and everything, I got rid of where I was living, got rid of my furniture," Ellis said. "I was ready to leave New York. You know my situation there. I was backing up the No. 1 run stopper in the league, so you know, it's a tough decision, so I had to do what I had to do. At the end of the day, hopefully it all works out."

Don't forget to check out the latest 'Big Blue Chat' podcast, which included an interview with tight end Jerome Cunningham.