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Giants news, 8/18: The Giants path to the playoffs in 2020

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Good morning, New York Giants fans!

Padded practices got underway on Monday and it’s finally starting to look a lot like football around the NFL. Big Blue View will be at practice this week, but we’ve got a selection of headlines while we wait for the latest gallery and practice report.

Which of last year’s non-playoff NFL teams have the best chance to get back in? - The Athletic

15. New York Giants

Playoff path: Dave Gettleman gets revenge on the nerds as Daniel Jones develops into one of the league’s best young quarterbacks, and Saquon Barkley becomes the second player in NFL history to produce 2,500 yards from scrimmage. Gettleman celebrates by trading future draft capital for more run-stuffing nose tackles. James Bradberry plays well at corner and rookie safety Xavier McKinney looks like a great find in the second round. The Giants win nine games and earn a wild-card berth.

It didn’t take long for Saquon Barkley to impress Joe Judge - New York Post

Inventing 32 props for the 2020 NFL season: Tom Brady vs. Cam Newton, George Kittle’s yards, more - ESPN

Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith returns to football activities -

Dallas Cowboys DT Gerald McCoy ruptures quad tendon -

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