Five news items to start your day (3/28)

Posted Mar 28, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. Help in the trenches.
 With the departures of Justin Tuck and Linval Joseph in free agency, the Giants lost the entire left side of their defensive line this year. took a look at how the team can fill the void with players waiting in the wings as well as options in the draft and free agency. CLICK HERE

2. Around the NFC East. What have the Giants’ division rivals been up to in free agency? Follow who’s coming, going, or staying around the NFC East in our division tracker: CLICK HERE

3. Manziel Madness. The whole country seemed to tune into quarterback Johnny Manziel’s pro day on Thursday at Texas A&M leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft, which runs May 8-10. Be sure to check out our Mock Draft Tracker.

4. Vote now for the best play in Giants history. The second-round polls in our Bracket Challenge  are set to close on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET, and the winners will be revealed first thing Monday morningright here on There are still races far from being decided, including Lawrence Taylor’s 97-yard interception return against the Lions in 1982 vs. Leonard Marshall knocking out Joe Montana in the 1990 NFC Championship Game. Vote now!

5. Friday Follies. New Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz (@geoffschwartz) was recently asked by a fan on Twitter if he has ever touched the football during a game. He has. The 6-6, 340-pounder said he has a 16-yard kickoff return on his resume, as well as this three-yard carry in college seen here:


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