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New York Giants headlines for Thursday

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New York Giants’ Saquon Barkley showing signs he’s back to top form

“He looks like he’s back,” a pro personnel director who watched him recently told ESPN. “It looks like he has the explosiveness back, the power back, he’s a mismatch out of the backfield like you saw [Sunday]. Maybe the first week or two he looked hesitant, but it looked like he trusted it against New Orleans.”

Joe Judge previews New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys | Week 5 NFL 2021

Judge has high praise for Trevon Diggs and the “elite” Micah Parsons.

How New York Giants Benefitted (and Can Continue to Benefit) from Kadarius Toney

Eli Manning scoffed at the Chargers’ Antonio Gates pitch

“The whole Antonio Gates deal, I remember them talking to me about him,” Manning said during a “10 Questions with Kyle Brandt” that was released Wednesday on Spotify. “They were like, ‘Hey, we’ve got this great tight end who we think is going to be a superstar. He’s never played football before. He played basketball, but he’s going to be a great tight end. Trust us.’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, right. Yeah, that happens all the time.’ ”

Micah Parsons. Mac Jones. Kyle Pitts. Asante Samuel Jr.: The NFL All-Rookie team at the quarter mark

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