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Giants news, 1/20: Salary cap projection, breakout candidates, more

New York Giants-related headlines for Wednesday

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Salary cap could be in the range of $180 million - ProFootballTalk

That would be down from $198.2 million, but not all the way to the floor of $175 million. From a Giants’ perspective, $180 million is difficult. I played around with the salary cap calculator at Over The Cap, and it’s apparent the Giants will face some difficult choices this offseason.

Monson: Breakout candidates for all 32 NFL teams | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF

NEW YORK GIANTS: S XAVIER MCKINNEY

Xavier McKinney was a poor man’s Isaiah Simmons in the last NFL draft. While Simmons went in the top 10, McKinney slipped to the second round despite bringing much of the same versatility. He was then injured and missed much of his rookie season but finished with an overall PFF grade of 70.0 with his best two games in the final three weeks of play. McKinney didn’t get much of a chance to shine as a rookie, but Year 2 could show a player that deserved a lot more credit at draft time.

2021 NFL Draft: Projecting Alabama WR DeVonta Smith's impact as an NFL player | NFL Draft | PFF

Pro Football Focus believes Smith can be a very good NFL player ... in the right situation and used the right way.

NFL suspends former first-round pick Corey Coleman for first six games of 2021 season, per report - CBSSports.com

Former Giant violated performance-enhancing drug policy.

Brett Favre on Patrick Mahomes concussion: "This is a test for the NFL" - ProFootballTalk

Sarah Thomas will be first woman official at Super Bowl; Carl Cheffers to ref - ProFootballTalk

Treash: Regrading the 2019 NFL Draft | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF

Bet you can’t guess which of the three Giants’ first-round picks PFF panned.

Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers Will Benefit From Coaching at the Senior Bowl

So much for progress on inclusive hiring in the NFL

Take the time to read this. It’s an important story.

Four teams that should pursue Texans QB Deshaun Watson

No, the Giants are not on this list.

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