EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants kick off the preseason Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns. Game time is 7 p.m. ET and will be broadcast at NFL Network and a variety of local channels in the Northeast. [Complete TV listings]
What: Giants vs, Cleveland Browns
When: Thursday, Aug. 9
Where: MetLife Stadium
Game time: 7 p.m. ET
What will we learn tonight?
We will be watching position battles, young quarterbacks Davis Webb and Kyle Lauletta, the performances of rookies and other players vying for spots on the 53-man roster or practice squad.
To be honest, what we won’t be paying much attention to is the final score.
Odell Beckham Jr. is not expected to play. No official word on first-round pick Saquon Barkley or quarterback Eli Manning
The following Giants will not play due to injury:
WR Travis Rudolph
CB William Gay
CB Curtis Riley
CB Donte Deayon
TE Ryan O’Malley
LB Thurston Armbrister
Use this as your open thread to discuss all the action. Please, remember, this is preseason. Enjoy the game! Chris will be along with a second-half thread.