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Report: Giants interested in WR James Jones

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Could Giants OC Ben McAdoo and free-agent receiver James Jones be in for a reunion?

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ESPN's Josina Anderson is reporting that the New York Giants were one of three teams to show interest in wide-receiver James Jones. The former Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders player was released post-draft so the interest from the Giants is noteworthy.

There is an obvious connection between Jones and current Giants offensive co-ordinator, Ben McAdoo, from his time spent in Green Bay. He knows what Jones can bring to the table so the possibility of a potential reunion between the two in future would make sense. Jones' most successful season came in 2012 when he racked up 14 total touchdowns.

However, no visits have been made nor contracts discussed. For now, we can look at this as the Giants' front-office simply doing their homework on a veteran receiver should they require one. Last year's standout Odell Beckham Jr. is sitting out OTAs with hamstring issues and Victor Cruz is returning from a major knee injury. Both are expected to be fine for training camp, but should the team require someone with the capability of stepping in and contributing immediately, James Jones could be a name to watch.