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Opinion | Nothing Could Prepare Me for Watching My Wife Slip Away - The New York Times

If you haven’t read this heart-breaking story about Tom Coughlin and his wife, Judy, you need to. If you can’t get to the New York Times link, try this one. And send your thoughts and prayers to Coughlin and his family/

Vic Fangio: Teddy Bridgewater, Drew Lock have made decision too close to call yet - ProFootballTalk

Who will be the quarterback when the Broncos open the season against the Giants? If coach Vic Fangio knows, he isn’t saying.

“We haven’t decided that yet,” Fangio said Tuesday. “We just want to do it at the right time, meaning the right time obviously for the players involved, the team, for everybody. . . . We’ve got 19 days [until the season opener].”

Broncos fans are also split on the Drew Lock vs. Teddy Bridgewater competition.

Oshane Ximines could be major X-factor for Giants

If Ximines can provide big-time pass rush, that is good news for the Giants.

Giants hoping Daniel Jones' intelligence shines when it matters most

“He needs to play as smart as he is,” ESPN analyst Dan Orlovsky said. “For a guy that intellectually bright, he does stupid things with the football. Show me that when the panic moment comes, you realize you hold the whole organization in your hands. When you do that, you won’t be as careless with the ball as you used to be.” ...

“I remember vividly the morning after Daniel was drafted, I did a breakdown tape of him versus Temple and I said, ‘His greatest flaw is that he panics with the football in moments of pressure,’ ” Orlovsky recalled. “His season will come down to 10 plays. Anybody can throw it away, take a sack and live to fight another down — literally anyone can do that — but starters do it.”

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