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Giants news, 4/20: Brandon Marshall apparently thought he was staying

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NFL: New York Jets at New York Giants Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The 2018 New York Giants schedule is out. GM Dave Gettleman has done his pre-draft tap dance with the media. Let’s see what else is making headlines for the Giants on this Friday morning.

Brandon Marshall released by Giants - The Washington Post
Marshall, 34, was under the impression that he would remain on the Giants’ roster in 2018 after agreeing in early March to take a pay cut for the upcoming season, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The organization, which signed him to a two-year, $12 million deal last offseason, has chosen to go in a different direction, however, and Giants General Manager Dave Gettleman told reporters that Marshall was being released with a failed physical.

How Jared Lorenzen lost 100 pounds in a year
The ex-Kentucky and Giants quarterback continues his mission to inspire others to get healthy too.

Brandon Marshall was cut the day after telling Dez Bryant there isn’t room for him on Giants | For The Win
Well this is awkward.

Eli Manning Deserves Better | FiveThirtyEight
He threw for 50,000 yards and won the Super Bowl MVP twice, but the Giants could draft his replacement next week.

Where will Saquon Barkley go? – ProFootballTalk
After a stellar Scouting Combine workout, some spoke openly of Penn State running back Saquon Barkley being the first overall pick in the draft. After the Browns signed Carlos Hyde early in free agency, the prospect of Barkley to the Browns at No. 1 became a much tougher proposition.

Victor Cruz immediately renews his Giants plea
Victor Cruz hasn’t left the Giants’ shadows.

Cruz made sure to remind his old team of his availability Thursday, just minutes after the Giants...

Davis Webb has three days to influence Giants’ draft pick
Next week will be an unusual one for the Giants. It is NFL draft week, but it is also voluntary minicamp week, as they have a new head coach, Pat Shurmur, and...