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Daily Blitz - June 19: Ryan works with QBs


Sean Ryan has seen the Giants offense from many angles.

Moving through the ranks as offensive quality control coach to teaching wide receivers, he had a peripheral view of Eli Manning's development over the years. But now the first-year quarterbacks coach is in the thick of it with the two-time Super Bowl MVP, and the two hit the ground running.

"We got in and started working on the cut-ups as soon as he got back from being off in that time and kind of going through and seeing things how he sees them and trying to bring my set of ideas and my new set of eyes to what we're seeing through each play," Ryan recently told "So we started there and building as we go. It's been good – a lot of give and take and kind of getting used to what the challenges are that the quarterback position faces versus what it was with the wideouts."

With Manning entering his ninth season, there's not much new material for Ryan to present, but it's all about the details at this level.

"The little individual technique things can always improve," said Ryan, referencing a drop back drill they worked on. "I think it's something we've really worked on in this timeframe so far. So there's always room for everybody to improve."

Currently bringing along three quarterbacks, Ryan is also relishing having a veteran backup in David Carr.

"To have another voice, so when Eli is up taking his reps, you're back there with David Carr and Ryan Perrilloux," Ryan said. "And you're going through basically the play even though those guys aren't out there taking the snap live. They're going through the play and we're talking about it – 'Hey, do you see this, do you see that?' So having a veteran around like David is really helpful in those situations."



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