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Giants morning report: Who emerges at defensive end?

New York Giants headlines for Wednesday, 7/22.

Damontre Moore could be a rising factor on the Giants defense in 2015.
Damontre Moore could be a rising factor on the Giants defense in 2015.
Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning, Giants fans! Here is your Wednesday morning report.

Current, former Giants expect no drop-off from JPP

Several current and former Giants players participated at the Newark Mentoring Movement charity golf event on Monday, many of whom were questioned about the status of Jason Pierre-Paul, whose right index finger was amputated after a fireworks incident. The Pro Bowl defensive end has yet to sign his franchise tender with just over a week before the beginning of training camp. However, many Giants expect him to still be an effective player when he steps on the field again.

"I've seen him do some ridiculous things with 10 fingers," Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich said. "I'm sure he can do some ridiculous things with nine fingers...If we lose JPP for a couple games, it's going to be terrible, but it's not going to be devastating."

Damontre Moore to be Giants' breakout player?

If Pierre-Paul isn't on the field for the start of training camp on July 31st, someone else will have to take the first-team snaps. One player who could see an extended look is third year defensive end Damontre Moore. The pass rusher totaled 5.5 sacks in 2014 and is in a position to make a leap.

With defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul now a question mark, look for emerging defensive end Damontre Moore to build on his 5.5 sacks in 2014. He also totaled 32 tackles and knocked down a pair of passes, a far cry from his rookie season in which he managed only 11 stops and zero sacks in 15 contests.

Jon Beason: Giants will be careful with him

A year after playing just four games due to a toe injury, middle linebacker Jon Beasonsaid on Sirius XM NFL Radio that he expects the Giants to "force" him to be reduce the reps he takes in practice.

"I'm sure the Giants will force me into being smart about reps and the workload, I'll do what I can to listen them, but at the same time, do what I have to do to prepare and get ready for the season," Beason said.

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