The New York Giants had a hold-your-breath moment with rookie running back Saquon Barkley during practice Monday. The No. 2 overall draft pick caught a swing pass out of the backfield from fellow rookie Kyle Lauletta and was injured either stretching to make the catch or running down the sideline after the catch. Barkley seemed to be favoring a leg as he walked back up the field.

When the Cleveland Browns played their preseason opener against the New York Giants on Thursday night, rookie fourth-round pick Antonio Callaway played nearly every snap on offense. Were this a November game against Pittsburgh, we’d take it as a sign Callaway was having a great first season. A week ago Sunday, Callaway was pulled over by police in Strongsville, Ohio, near the Browns’ facility in Berea, just before 3 a.m. He was cited for having a small amount of marijuana and for driving with a suspended license.

Robert Martin of Rutgers might be one of the biggest surprises in the New York Giants' training camp. No one expected much from the running back when the team reported in the last week of July. The 22-year-old from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, didn't start for the Scarlet Knights last season and had to attend a tryout after the draft to get an invite to camp.

The additions of new coach Pat Shurmur and No. 2 overall draft pick Saquon Barkley didn't provide a quick fix for the New York Giants' offense. The 20-10 loss to the Cleveland Brown in the preseason opener Thursday night at MetLife Stadium was somewhat disappointing, at least based on the statistics. The offense generated 10 points, with the lone touchdown being set up in the third quarter by a recovery of a fumbled punt at the Browns 14 by Zak DeOssie.

The NFL's top two 2018 draft picks were on display as the Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Giants 20-10 in a preseason opener on Thursday night in East Rutherford, N.J. No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield replaced Browns starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor late in the first quarter and responded by connecting on 11 of 20 passes for 212 yards and two touchdowns. Taylor, expected to be the starter, was a perfect 5-for-5 in his two series, throwing for 99 yards, including a 36-yard TD pass to David Noku. Meanwhile, the Giants' first pick and No. 2 overall, running back Saquon Barkley rumbled 39 yards on the opening handoff from Eli Manning, setting up Aldrick Rosas' 42-yard field goal.

The NFL's top two 2018 draft picks were on display as the Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Giants 20-10 in a preseason opener on Thursday night in East Rutherford, N.J. No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield replaced Browns starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor late in the first quarter and responded by connecting on 11 of 20 passes for 212 yards and two touchdowns. Taylor, expected to be the starter, was a perfect 5-for-5 in his two series, throwing for 99 yards, including a 36-yard TD pass to David Noku. Meanwhile, the Giants' first pick and No. 2 overall, running back Saquon Barkley rumbled 39 yards on the opening handoff from Eli Manning, setting up Aldrick Rosas' 42-yard field goal.

Fans at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night had the opportunity to place legal bets on the New York Giants-Cleveland Browns preseason game from the comfort of their own seats. The day that many NFL fans have been waiting for has finally arrived. NFL fans attending the New York Giants’ preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night had the opportunity to place a legal wager on the game from inside the stadium.

If first indications are accurate, the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants hit it right in taking Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley with the top two picks in the NFL draft. Mayfield threw two touchdowns in two-plus quarters and Barkley ripped off a dazzling 39-yard run on the opening play from scrimmage as the Browns beat the Giants 20-10 on Thursday night. ''I'm aware that it was the first game and in that respect, it's not so bad,'' Mayfield said after showing why the Browns made him the top pick.

If first indications are accurate, the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants hit it right in taking Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley with the top two picks in the NFL draft. Mayfield threw two touchdowns in two-plus quarters and Barkley ripped off a dazzling 39-yard run on the opening play from scrimmage as the Browns beat the Giants 20-10 on Thursday night.

Saquon Barkley knows how to deliver. In his NFL preseason debut, New York Giants running back Barkley delivered with a 39-yard rush on his first touch. With the handoff from quarterback Eli Manning, Barkley took a few steps back before cutting up the right side of the field and breaking three tackles along the way.

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