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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Let’s get your weekend started with a look at some of the Giants-related headlines we have yet to mention.

▶ NFL Bad Boys and Coaches on Hot Seat | Scout's Honor
Dave-Te' Thomas and Paul Crane look at some NFL players in trouble for reasons other than...

NOTE: There is some really interesting stuff in this one about Janoris Jenkins and the death at his New Jersey house.

Giants' Andrew Adams opens up about position battle with Darian Thompson | PODCAST | NJ.com
When the Giants defense takes the field for the first practice of training camp on July 26, 2018 (7/26/18) at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, N.J., one of the most hotly contested position battles will be for the starting safety job alongside All-Pro Landon Collins.

“Incidental” helmet contact during “conventional” tackling or blocking is permitted – ProFootballTalk
Each effort to inject more clarity into the new helmet rule invites more potential ambiguity to its eventual application. The latest new item of evidence regarding the broad, possibly revolutionary rule comes from an apparent 11th-hour addition to the new language of the specific provision of the...

The Film Room: Why Carolina’s Offense Didn’t Work - Battle Red Blog
The Carolina Panthers are the most consistently inconsistent team in football.

NOTE: Thought this one might be of interest with former Carolina offensive coordinator Mike Shula now in New York.

Ranking NFL backfields for 2018 with projections
Will the Saints still be the league's premier unit despite Mark Ingram's suspension? Mike Clay stacks every team's running backs based on projections.

NOTE: The Giants are No. 12, but it would be interesting to see this ranking at the end of the season. With Saquon Barkley, that should go up.

Eagles assistant Duce Staley doesn't need your pity | Marcus Hayes - Philly
He has won two Super Bowl rings by overcoming obstacles that don't exist for others.

- Marcus Hayes, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

Tackling 10 biggest Giants questions before training camp | NJ.com
With a new head coach in Pat Shurmur, offseason additions Alec Ogletree, Josh Mauro, Nate Solder, Saquon Barkley, and Will Hernandez serving as an infusion of talent on both sides of the football, the stage seems set for the Giants to leave last season's struggles in the rearview.

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning's Super Bowl XLII helmet to be auctioned
The helmet Giants quarterback Eli Manning wore during New York's Super Bowl XLII upset of the Patriots is going up for auction following a memorabilia fraud lawsuit that was eventually settled.

NOTE: After the whole memorabilia scandal I’m not sure what to think of this. Of course, I’m not an expert on the memorabilia industry.