The biggest training camp position battle in 2013 will be?
Michael Eisen: So many intriguing position battles to choose from, but I’ll pick the competition for third wide receiver. Assuming Nicks and Cruz start – and I feel comfortable making that assumption – then
John Schmeelk: For an overall position group, the answer has to be linebacker since I could imagine realistic scenarios in which six different guys could start at the position. No other position group is so wide open. If you want to focus in on one specific position, however, I have to go with the third cornerback spot. The third corner is more or less a starting position in the league these days and
Dan Salomone: The competition at linebacker might make the most headlines, but the biggest and toughest decisions will have to be made at defensive tackle. Stopping the run was the glaring problem for the Giants in 2012, and through free agency and the draft, management addressed it by bolstering the middle of the defensive line, which currently sits eight deep. There is room for four or maybe five, meaning half of the group – which includes a mix of young draft picks and savvy veterans -- potentially won’t make the 53-man roster. The linebacker competition is a configuration issue of who starts and who sits, but defensive tackle is about cutting and keeping.