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Giants interested in Desmond Bishop?

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The Giants may be interested in adding former Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop.

After being released by Green Bay, Bishop is now fielding inquiries from interested teams, and the Giants are on the list, he said.

“The Giants and Jacksonville,” Bishop said in an interview today on SiriusXM NFL Radio, per profootballtalk.com. “The Giants and Jacksonville are the next two that are interested. Actually,...

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Nicks vague on his future in New York

Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants

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Will wide receiver Hakeem Nicks be with the Giants after this season, when his contract expires? The former first-round pick was vague about his answer in interviews on Wednesday.

Nicks was asked on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” program if he wanted to remain a Giant long-term and if he was willing to sacrifice some money with a home-town discount.

“My main focus is just getting into...

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Unsigned Justin Pugh says there won't be a holdout

Tackle Justin Pugh looks on during Giants mini

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First-round pick Justin Pugh has yet to sign his contract with the Giants, but he said it will get done before the start of training camp in late July.

“I’m not really worried about it,” he said. “I just want to focus on football. That’s why I signed [the injury protection form to participate in the offseason program], so I can be out here. I know it’ll be done. I’m not missing any training...

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Mark Herzlich and Bruce Beck co-hosting Health & Fitness Expo at MetLife

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Don't forget about your chance to meet Mark Herzlich and Bruce Beck, walk on the field at MetLife Stadium, and even get a tour of the locker rooms!

Herzlich and Beck are co-hosts of the NBC 4 and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo, a family-friendly health and fitness event to be held June 22-23 at MetLife Stadium from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m

The Expo will offer an extensive lineup of...

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Hakeem Nicks gets a bump in workload on Day 2

Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants hauls

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Hakeem Nicks is still not running at full speed, but the Giants are not limiting him much on the field. Despite coming of knee surgery, Nicks was participating in practice and drill for a second straight day at minicamp. He even ran a go route, although the ball was overthrown and Nicks did not exactly burst to try to catch up to it.

Still, there’s no babying him on the part of the Giants.

“We...

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Fight!

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Fights between players usually happen late in training camp, after guys are tired of beating on one another in the heat and humidity and full pads that go along with those grueling workouts.

They do not normally occur during minicamp, when players are wearing shorts and jerseys and a cool June breeze is blowing across the field.

And yet …

“They got a little frisky, a couple of...

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Terrell Thomas will be 'whatever they need me to be'

Terrell Thomas makes a catch at Giants minicamp.

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Terrell Thomas knows the odds are against him, but that’s just the way he likes it.

After suffering back-to-back ACL injuries that sidelined him for consecutive years, the former starting cornerback hasn’t played in a regular-season game since 2010. It’s been a long process for Thomas, who has undergone three ACL surgeries during his career — the first of which came when he was playing at...

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Andre Brown suddenly an elder at running back

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Long gone are the days of Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw ruling the Giants’ backfield.

So when Giants running back Andre Brown looks around the locker room these days at his fellow backfield teammates, he’s met with an unfamiliar sight and an unsettling epiphany is conjured: As the oldest running back on the team, it’s his time to step and be a leader.

“Being around Ahmad and Brandon...

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Mark Herzlich is ready to make the calls

Mark Herzlich lines up during the first quarter

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Mark Herzlich said he feels like a starter. After a rookie year in which he got a two-game taste of the job before getting injured and a 2012 season in which he was a backup to Chase Blackburn, he feels ready to step into the middle linebacker job.

More importantly, his teammates seem to think he’s ready as well.

“A big part of feeling like a starter is that people around you have to...

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David Carr says he is playing at his peak

Giants quarterback David Carr throws a pass during

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In four seasons with the Giants, David Carr has played in only 11 games and thrown just 48 passes. At age 33 – he’ll turn 34 this summer – Carr feels he is at his peak as an NFL quarterback.

“Experience-wise I feel pretty comfortable playing football right now and physically I don’t feel like I’ve lost anything,” the former No. 1 overall draft pick said. “When you’re young you don’t know anything...

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