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Giants news, 6/9: Saquon Barkley, Jim Fassel reaction, more headlines

New York Giants news for Wednesday

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Good morning, New York Giants fans!

Giants have no timetable for Saquon Barkley’s return - CBS Sports

Given Barkley’s injuries over the past few seasons, playing it safe is what the Giants should (and appear to) be doing.

N.Y. Giants: Kadarius Toney, depth charts and more looking ahead to mandatory minicamp -The Athletic

Writer Dan Duggan offers his thoughts on the Giants first day of mincamp.

Every NFL Team’s Biggest Potential Fantasy Breakout Star in 2021 - Bleacher Report

New York Giants: QB Daniel Jones

No more excuses exist for Daniel Jones. The quarterback enters a make-or-break season in year three as the New York Giants’ starting quarterback.

Last season, missteps were understandable. Standout running back Saquon Barkley missed most of the campaign with a torn ACL. The offensive line was in flux. And the team’s wide receivers were suspect, at best.

Now, Barkley is expected back, the offensive line has had a year together, and the Giants added wide receiver Kenny Golladay in free agency and drafted Kadarius Toney in this year’s first round.

Everything is in place for Jones to excel. The 24-year-old signal-caller must take care of the ball, of course. Turnovers have been a problem in the past. A little ball security will go a long way with all the talent found around the 2019 sixth overall draft pick.

Given how much flak Jones has caught before the season has even begun, articles like this demonstrate that some do have faith in the third year QB in 2021.

Michael Strahan ‘shocked’ by former Giants coach’s death - NY Post

Giants legend Michael Strahan discussed the passing of former head coach Jim Fassel, under whom Strahan first experienced the Super Bowl in 2000 and broke the single-season sack record under the following season.

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