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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/17 | Bruce Lombard talks MMA training in the NFL

Paul Dottino and Jeff Feagles are joined by trainer Bruce Lombard to talk about the impact of MMA cross-training on NFL players before taking calls and answering fan tweets.

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1:12 Bruce Lombard Interview

34:32 Calls

42:27 Tweets

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/16 | NFC East Rankings Part 2

Paul Dottino, John Schmeelk and Jeff Feagles complete our NFC East rankings in part of two of our divisional position breakdown.

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:45 Offensive Rankings

23:12 Defensive Rankings

36:08 Special Teams and Coaching

47:24 Phone Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/15 | NFC East Rankings Part 1

John Schmeelk and Lance Medow rank the NFC East position groups in part one of our deep look at the NFC East.

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2:12 Offense

20:20 Defense

32:38 Special teams and coaching

43:49 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/14 | State of the 2021 Giants

Lance Medow and Paul Dottino take a look through Adam Rank's State of the 2021 Giants article from nfl.com and took calls from fans.

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1:21 Giants big picture look in 2021

2:49 Joe Judge's approach

16:35 Daniel Jones

24:42 Running game

40:51 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/11 | A look into the Giants future and Jeff Feagles storytime

John Schmeelk, Lance Medow and Jeff Feagles talk about the Giants future and Jeff Feagles tells some fun stories about his time in the NFL.

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:47 Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley

13:42 Core of the team moving forward

18:07 Managing the cap and drafting well moving forward

22:30 Importance of Joe Judge to the future

29:09 Calls

36:12 Jeff Feagles remembers how Tom Coughlin installed his culture

43:09 Feagles coach comparison for Joe Judge

57:05 Riley Dixon

1:04 Remembering Devin Hester return in Giants vs. Bears in 2006

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/10 | Minicamp wrap-up

Paul Dottino and Jeff Feagles wrap up mandatory minicamp and take calls from fans.

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1:07 Benefits of minicamp

5:51 Potential join practice sessions

11:52 Calls – OL and TE

20:19 Calls - Jim Fassel

38:28 Minicamp takeaways

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/9 | Saquon Barkley update and minicamp news

John Schmeelk and Lance Medow react to player availabilities from the first two days of minicamp and discuss how consistent defenses are from year to year.

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1:07 Saquon Barkley presser reaction

11:23 Nate Solder presser reaction

16:49 Peppers and Ryan presser reaction

20:28 Calls – Joint practices

25:21 Jason Garrett and Patrick Graham pressers

37:07 Outlook for 2021 on defense

53:08 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/8 | The passing of Jim Fassel and mandatory minicamp review

Paul Dottino and John Schmeelk discuss the passing of Jim Fassel and review the first day of rookie minicamp.

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1:12 Jim Fassel

17:08: Player the team can least afford to lose

36:46 Minicamp

43:16 Inside linebacker depth

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/7 | Getting ready for minicamp

Lance Medow and Paul Dottino get fans ready for mandatory minicamp and take calls from fans

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:49 Minicamp, NFL protocols and roster rules

17:02 Calls - Future of Even Engram and Jabrill Peppers

23:15: Calls - Impact of Julio Jones trade

35:02 Calls - Offensive line

46:27 Media reporting at camp/player development

53:21 Best NYG offensive player we've ever seen

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/4 | OTA review

John Schmeelk, Lance Medow and Jeff Feagles review Friday's OTA and take calls from fans.

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:44 OTA review and the offensive line

7:43 Evan Engram

16:43 Leonard Williams

23:49 Callers

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/3 | Justin Tuck joins the show

Jeff Feagles and Paul Dottino are joined by two-time Super Bowl Champion Justin Tuck to discuss the Giants defense and prospects heading into 2021.

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2:05 Big Picture look at the team/defense

5:28 Replacing Dalvin Tomlinson

8:03 Edge Rushers

11:33 Leonard Williams and building around him

20:03 Blake Martinez

22:48 Joe Judge

27:08 Tuck's Rush for literacy and Jeff Feagles stories

37:14 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/2 | What to watch for at OTA's + calls

John Schmeelk and Lance Medow talk about what they'll be watching for at OTA's before taking calls from fans.

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1:06 Thing to watch at OTA's/Minicamp

13:14 Calls – Roster Building

19:11 Calls - X-Factor players this year

34:55 Calls - Past draft picks

42:37 Calls – Daniel Jones

52:14 Twitter Questions

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 6/1 | Daniel Jones' trainer Mickey Brueckner

John Schmeelk and Paul Dottino talk to Daniel Jones' offseason trainer Mickey Brueckner and take calls from fans.

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5:55 Mickey Brueckner Interview

6:25 Focus on Jones' offseason training

9:59 Jones ability to extend plays

12:03 Jones deep ball

14:46 What to look for in 2021

19:10 Jones' work ethic

23:23 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/28 | Rodarius Williams' college DC Jim Knowles

Lance Medow and Jeff Feagles talk to Jim Knowles, Rodarius Williams' defensive coordinator at Oklahoma State, about the Giants' sixth-round pick before diving into takeaways from OTA No. 3.

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2:22 - Jim Knowles' first impression of Rodarius Williams and how far he's coming along in his development

7:39 – What stands out about Williams' skillset 

14:00 – How much Williams was tested in practice on a daily basis against Oklahoma State's offense

18:33 – Knowles' interaction with Daniel Jones at Duke when he served as defensive coordinator

34:05 – Takeaways from OTA #3

1:01:56 – Mailbag questions

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/27 | Azeez Ojulari's HS coach Richard Morgan

Lance Medow and Jeff Feagles talk to Azeez Ojulari's high school coach Richard Morgan of Marietta High School about the Giants' second-round pick.

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2:04 - Richard Morgan's first experience meeting Azeez Ojulari

7:25 - How Ojulari's skillset could translate to the Giants defense

15:40 - Ojulari's work ethic in overcoming a torn ACL in high school

18:58 - Ojulari's ties to the Giants coaching staff/roster 

36:26 - The potential 2022 salary cap and impact that could have on the Giants 

44:51 - 2021 roster cut down calendar

55:17 - Mailbag questions

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/26 | Rich Seubert on the Giants' young O-line

Lance Medow and Paul Dottino interview Super Bowl Champion Rich Seubert on the Giants' young offensive line making a jump from year one to year two and what it means to have former OL coach Pat Flaherty back on the staff.

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2:31 - Rich Seubert on young OL making the jump from year one to year two

7:23 - What it means to have former Giants OL coach Pat Flaherty back on staff

18:14 - Offense entering year two under Jason Garrett 

33:33 - NFL plans to welcome back fans to training camp and stadiums

45:15 - Tight end depth chart

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/25 | SB XXV MVP Ottis Anderson discusses the Giants' revamped running game

Paul Dottino and Jeff Feagles interview Super Bowl XXV MVP Ottis Anderson about Saquon Barkley's comeback from knee surgery and the Giants' revamped running game.

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2:58 Barkley's comeback from knee surgery 

13:30 Value of veteran RB depth 

18:15 How the TEs will contribute 

20:10 Value of keeping a fullback 

23:40 Run game will assist Daniel Jones

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/24 | Stephen Baker joins the show to discuss the team's WRs

Lance Medow and Paul Dottino interview former Giants wide receiver and Super Bowl Champion Stephen Baker about the team's current group of receivers, including what Kadarius Toney will bring to the offense, before diving into Peter King's NFC East rankings.

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3:38 – Stephen Baker on Giants diverse offensive weapons

12:43 – What Kadarius Toney adds to the offense

19:40 – Balancing Toney on special teams and offense

37:55 – Start of Phase 3 offseason program

42:20 – Peter King's NFC East rankings

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/21 | Duke Manyweather joins the show to talk offensive line

John Schmeelk, Lance Medow and Paul Dottino interview offensive line development trainer Duke Manyweather about his work with Will Hernandez this offseason and the Giants offensive line before taking calls from fans.

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:37 Duke Manyweather joins the show

26:56 Interview Reaction

31:49 Calls - Rob Sale

35:53 Calls - Importance of pass blocking vs. run blocking

43:31 Potential Growth of the young offensive line

49:31 Calls – Rotating offensive linemen

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/20 | Positions of focus

Lance Medow and Jeff Feagles talk about areas of focus for the Giants and take calls from fans.

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:55 Areas of focus for NFC East teams

20:15 Calls Big plays on offense

28:22 Calls Roster Depth and trades

44:13 Calls – available free agents

54:35 Calls – Sacks vs pressure

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/19 | Running backs

Paul Dottino and Lance Medow discuss the Giants latest roster moves and take calls from fans.

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1:49 Giants addition of Ryquell Armstead and impact on the running back room

21:26 Potential of join practices

25:22 Calls

31:11 New preseason schedule

36:55 Bye week placement

43:21 Calls – Saquon Barkley, the run game and the offensive line

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/18 | Patricia Traina joins the show

Paul Dottino and John Schmeelk are joined by SI's Patricia Traina to talk Giants and take calls from fans.

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1:02 Patty Traina joins the show

28:01 Calls – Edge Rusher depth chart

39:20 Inside linebacker and tight ends

50:40 Evaluating the team's process

53:40 Sam Beal and cornerback position

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/17 | Rookie minicamp reaction

John Schmeelk and Jeff Feagles review rookie minicamp and take calls from fans.

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:45 Minicamp review

5:56 Corey Clement and Kelvin Benjamin

13:17 Rookie Predictions: Most snaps

15:30 Wide receiver snaps

17:37 Aaron Robinson vs. Darnay Holmes

21:22 Most snaps from the day three picks

24:32 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/14 | Rookie minicamp and schedule

John Schmeelk, Lance Medow and Paul Dottino answer some fun questions from Dan Salomone about the schedule release and rookie minicamp before taking calls from fans and questions from twitter.

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2:40 Fact or Fiction 2:40 Tougher game – Chiefs or Bucs?

7:04 Toughest challenge for the Giants in the NFC East?

15:37 Most memorable regular season game we've covered?

19:58 What are you looking forward to most at rookie minicamp?

23:47 Which mid to late round pick are we most excited about?

30:05 Other options at #20 besides Kadarius Toney

33:01 Calls – Kadarius Toney development

37:01 Calls – Teams that defied predictions last year + seconday/pass rush interconnectivity

44:26 Twitter questions – surprise Giants pro-bowler + Dexter Lawrence

53:27 Calls – Top offense vs middling defense

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/13 | Schedule release reaction

Paul Dottino and Jeff Feagles react to the 2021 Giants schedule and take calls from fans.

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2:23 Schedule Reaction – player perspective with Feagles

23:51 Calls – Schedule Reaction

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/12 | Previewing the schedule release

John Schmeelk and Lance Medow preview the schedule release and take calls from fans.

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:45 Week 1 vs Broncos

4:49 Breaking down the other opponents

20:59 Calls – Schedule Wishlist

30:16 Calls – Improving the offense

36:27 Calls – Key players on defense + pass rush

45:49 Calls – Strength of the defense

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/11 | Kadarius Toney's HS coach Lev Holly

Paul Dottino and Lance Medow talk to Kadarius Toney's high school coach Lev Holly and take calls from fans. 

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:53 Lev Holly interview

30:38 Calls – Kadarius Toney and Azeez Ojulari

42:06 Eagles draft

52:35 Cowboys draft and schedule relief

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/10 | NFC East Draft Analysis

John Schmeelk and Jeff Feagles break down the draft classes in the NFC East and take calls from fans.

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3:32 NFC East Draft Class

8:56 Philadelphia

14:16 Washington

18:18 Dallas

25:40 Calls

35:33 Overall offseason performance

44:40 Giants offense

54:48 Offensive line

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/7 | Fan show: calls and twitter questions

John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, and Paul Dottino make it an all-caller show and take questions from twitter as everyone continues to react to the draft.

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John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, and Paul Dottino make it an all-caller show and take questions from twitter as everyone continues to react to the draft.

1:17 End of week draft conclusions

12:32 Calls – Draft Strategy

20:42 Calls – Rebuilding process over?

31:50 Calls – Strength of the division

39:01 Twitter Questions

45:14 Philosophy of trading down in the draft

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/6 | Draft Reaction Calls

Paul Dottino and Jeff Feagles take calls from fans and continue to react to what the Giants did in the NFL Draft.

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6:46 Calls – strength of the class

14:06 OL vs RB

28:34 Calls

43:40 Any more moves before the season?

59:39 Sam Beal

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/5 | College coaches for Aaron Robinson and Gary Brightwell

John Schmeek and Lance Medow talk to Aaron Robinson's defensive coordinator at UCF, Randy Shannon and Gary Brightwell's special teams coach at Arizona, Jeremy Springer. They also take calls from fans.

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2:00 Calls

6:43 Aaron Robinson's defensive coordinator at UCF: Randy Shannon

25:11 Calls

31:44 Gary Brightwell's special teams coordinator at Arizona: Jeremy Springer

45:47 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/4 | Bryce Paup on Elerson Smith

Paul Dottino and Lance Medow welcome Elerson Smith's defensive line coach at Northern Iowa, 1995 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Bryce Paup, to discuss the Giants' fourth-round pick. They also take calls from fans.

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1:54 Bryce Paup on Smith's development

12:36 On Smith being unable to play in 2020

16:13 Projecting his role in the NFL

17:19 Smith and the competition he faced in college

20:33 Potential rookie year impact

25:22 Role on special teams

33:59 Calls

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/3 | Draft reaction and fan calls

John Schmeelk and Jeff Feagles give their reaction to the Giants draft haul and take calls from fans

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/2 | Sunday Draft Recap Special

John Schmeelk, Paul Dottino and Lance Medow recap the draft and take calls from fans on this Sunday draft recap special.

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Big Blue Kickoff 5/1 | Day Three Rapid Reaction

John Schmeelk, Paul Dottino and Lance Medow react to the Giants draft picks on day three of the NFL Draft.

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 5/1 | NFL Draft Special: Day 3

John Schmeelk, Paul Dottino, Lance Medow and Jeff Feagles recap night two of the Giants draft, preview day three, take calls from fans and go live through the Giants 4th round pick.

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 4/30 | Aaron Robinson Rapid Reaction

John Schmeelk, Lance Medow and Paul Dottino break down the trade-up and selection of Aaron Robinson in the 3rd round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 4/30 | Azeez Ojulari Rapid Reaction

John Schmeelk, Paul Dottino, and Lance Medow react to the Giants trading down in the second round and selecting Azeez Ojulari.

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 4/30 | Draft Day 1 review + Day 2 preview

John Schmeelk, Paul Dottino and Jeff Feagles discuss the Giants trade down and decision to draft Kadarius Toney before looking ahead to what is in store on night two of the draft. 

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1:08 Trade down and Kadarius Toney reaction

22:23 Calls

44:21 Best players available on the board

57:57 Calls

1:57 Top ten questions about day two of the draft + predictions

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Big Blue Kickoff Live 4/29 | Kadarius Toney Rapid Reaction

John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, and Paul Dottino react to the Giants trade down in the first round and their decision to draft Kadarius Toney.

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