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Giants news, 9/3: Davis Webb reactions, John Mara previews season, more

Let’s see what is being said about the Giants

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Good morning, New York Giants fans! Let’s get your Labor Day started with a look at the headlines, many of them dealing with reactions to the surprise waiving of Davis Webb by the Giants.

Giants cleaned house of Jerry Reese era, made it Dave Gettleman's roster | 10 draft picks remaining |
Giants are made up of more players acquired by GM Dave Gettleman in 9 months than by Jerry Reese over 11 seasons. Depth at end of roster was an obvious issue.

Giants again show they are all-in on Eli Manning by releasing backup QB - The Washington Post
The release of Davis Webb stunned reporters who cover the Giants, and it renewed scrutiny of the team's decision to take running back Saquon Barkley with the second overall draft pick instead of a quarterback such as Sam Darnold.

Paxton Lynch and Davis Webb, Once Hyped, Are Suddenly Jobless - The New York Times
The Broncos and the Giants once saw Lynch and Webb as their future quarterbacks, but both were released.

Giants just amped up pressure on 2 stars with Davis Webb move
With one curious move that felt like an April Fool’s joke arriving five months late (or seven months early), the Giants just ladled a little extra pressure on...

Giants QB plan is simple: Eli Manning is immortal! | Politi |
Do you have a better explanation for what the Giants are doing with their quarterback situation?

Alec Ogletree looking forward to Week 1 challenge for Giants' defense | Newsday
First-year Giants linebacker frontrunner to be named defensive captain.

Steve Smith blames Giants' offensive line for Jonathan Stewart's preseason stats | Reaction to Odell Beckham extension |
Jonathan Stewart's preseason numbers are alarming for most, but not for his ex-Panthers teammate Steve Smith, a five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver who also weighed in on this: Is Odell Beckham the best WR in NFL?

John Mara gives complete breakdown of where Giants are
Giants owner John Mara talks all things Big Blue — from passing on Sam Darnold to drafting Saquon Barkley to the disaster that was the 2017 season, and more...