EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Eli Manning isn’t going to have to elucidate the New York Giants’ offense to his new receivers.
Tavarres King, Travis Rudolph and Ed Eagan realize it. King was with the group final yr and made the fifty three-man roster earlier than being launched after spraining his ankle early within the season.
Rudolph may need been New York’s greatest receiver within the preseason, nevertheless it solely landed the rookie free agent from Florida State a spot on the follow squad. Eagan, who was signed Tuesday, spent the ultimate weeks of coaching camp with the Giants, and was added to the follow squad Sept. 20.
With Odell Beckham Jr. (damaged ankle), Brandon Marshall (ankle stabilization) and Dwayne Harris (damaged foot) misplaced to season-ending accidents towards the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, all three received spots on the fifty three-man roster. They know they are going to be enjoying Sunday night time in Denver towards the Broncos.
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Beckham had surgical procedure Monday night time. Marshall and Harris had surgical procedure Tuesday. Dr. Martin O’Malley carried out all three surgical procedures on the Hospital for Particular Surgical procedure in New York.
Manning can be extra nervous if the Giants had signed receivers who had by no means performed with the workforce.
“You then’re working all week simply to ensure he is aware of what the routes are, is aware of what the changes are, is aware of every thing,” he stated.
“With these guys, a few of them have been right here two, three years. They know what they’re doing. They have been simply right here a couple of weeks in the past, in order that they’ll be prepared.
“We’ll speak. There’s all the time some belongings you’ve added in. There’s some new performs or various things, however I don’t see there being an issue with being on the identical web page.”
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With all of the accidents, second-yr professional Sterling Shepard is probably the most completed receiver on the group.
The issue is he additionally sprained an ankle Sunday and his standing is each day. He isn’t positive whether or not he’ll play towards the Broncos and the NFL’s No. 1 general protection.
He does know that opposing defenses are in all probability going to vary the best way they play the Giants. Most had used two-deep coverages to stop Beckham and Marshall from beating them…