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Barkley: Darnold comparison “doesn’t cross my mind”
Fans and media members will forever compare the careers of Giants running back Saquon Barkley and New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold. After all, they went back-to-back in the draft. Which team was right? Wrong? Which guy turned out to be the better player?
Barkley said Wednesday that it’s not something he concerns himself with.
“That’s kind of really something that doesn’t cross my mind,” Barkley says of being linked to Darnold. “We play two different positions. I don’t really look too deep in that. I only can focus and control what I can control. I’m just thankful that the Giants picked me and I’m here and I’m a New York Giant. I’m playing for the best franchise in the league and I’m going to continue to take advantage of the opportunity every single day and continue to work every single day.”
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Travis Frederick, Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman, diagnosed Guillain Barre Syndrome
Cowboys center Travis Frederick said Wednesday he has received treatments over the past 48 hours for Guillain-Barré syndrome, an autoimmune disease. Sources told ESPN's Todd Archer that Frederick could miss multiple weeks of the season.
Polling the Giants: New helmet rule 'making the game too soft' | Too much gray area after Mark Herzlich penalty | NJ.com
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Giants veterans explain why 2018 will be different | 'Guys don't ever want to feel that way again' | NJ.com
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Former Boston Brawler getting his chance to start with Giants
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Giants: Will Saquon Barkley addition get Big Blue into playoffs? | SI.com
By adding Saquon Barkley to the mix and getting back a healthy Odell Beckham Jr., New York's offense will be difficult to stop, especially with new head coach Pat Shurmur calling the shots.
Helmet-to-helmet penalty calls in preseason confusing Giants | Newsday
Alec Ogletree wants to get clarity about the new rule that assesses a 15-yard penalty for leading with the head.