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How Giants’ Saquon Barkley got his controversial Madden NFL 21 grade - NFC East- ESPN

Jordan Ranaan gets to the bottom of the situation.

“Our rating are basically coming off what you’ve done last year heading into this year. So if you played through injury and didn’t play well, we have to reflect that because you were out there playing,” EA Sports head ratings adjuster Dustin Smith told ESPN. “Now, doesn’t mean it won’t change as the season goes on. Obviously that is why we do all the roster updates. But if you played through injury and it’s not up to par ...”

NY Giants: What we know as team preps for training camp in NJ

Art Stapleton says the Giants will practice at Quest Diagnostics, but will use MetLife Stadium — which is across the parking lot — for locker room and meeting space to meet social distancing requirements.

Proposal allows for player opt-outs of season with written notice

Payers would have to opt out by Aug. 1.

NFL considering unlimited IR returns after three games missed

This would make sense to keep rosters as strong and competitive as possible.

D.J. Swearinger calls out former Washington coach Jay Gruden

More ugliness in Washington.

The Dallas Cowboys are wasting the luckiest QB run - Sports Illustrated

Conor Orr doesn’t mince words.

Finding two generationally talented quarterbacks between the fourth round and undrafted free agency within a span of 13 years might be football’s equivalent of winning the lottery, using that money to purchase a vacation property on barren land in Western Texas and then finding out said land contains enough oil to power a fleet of F-350s for the next 100 years.

Ending both quarterbacks’ tenures with zero Super Bowl appearances would be football’s equivalent of taking said lottery money and dropping it into the ocean on a drunken fishing trip.

Dallas took a major step toward scenario two on Wednesday by opting to let Dak Prescott go the way of Kirk Cousins and play out the 2020 season on the franchise tag.

NFL teams could lose $70 million in 2021 cap due to coronavirus, which would be bad for Eagles, Giants: Takeaways from NFLPA call - nj.com