Here are the three Giants who really need to prove they can stay healthy for the entirety of the season: Evan Engram, tight end He can get it done. The Giants have seen him do it. As a rookie in 2017, Engram had 11 receptions of 20 or more yards.

Tomlinson was never formally recognized for those accomplishments until recently, when the folks at McDonough High Athletics awarded him with a long overdue championship ring. Tomlinson had a record of 49-0 during his senior year and 169-2 in his overall career at McDonough. He did not wrestle in college but maintains that wrestling helped him in his development as a football player.

Having a good backup quarterback is always important in the NFL. In a year where COVID-19 will complicate everything, it may be important to have not just one good backup but a stable full of them. Can Cooper Rush help the Giants build such a stable?

Olivier Vernon's status with the Browns has more certainty. The defensive end, whose future in Cleveland seemed in doubt for months, has renegotiated his contract for next season, a person familiar with the talks told the Associated Press on Tuesday. Vernon's days with the Browns seemed numbered as he was going to make $15.25 million - a non-guaranteed deal that was the largest current one-year contract on Cleveland's roster - as long as he was around after training camp.

Austrian running back Sandro Platzgummer was allocated to the New York Giants’ practice squad in April as part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway program and he’s intent on making the most of the opportunity. The one issue facing Platzgummer is his size (6-foot, 198 pounds), but as a student of the game, he knows other smallish running backs have managed to excel at the NFL level. I admit I am really excited and I know it’s a huge challenge, but I’m not intimidated.

He is one of those players you would take every time if asked to pick a team coming off the bus. He is tall (6-foot-5), long-armed and built up to 250 pounds. He, as they say, looks the part.

The Giants reside at the No. spot, ahead of the Cardinals, Bears, Vikings, Falcons, Rams, Jaguars, Jets, Seahawks, Redskins, Chargers, Bengals and Dolphins. The Colts topped the list, thanks largely in part to guard Quinton Nelson serving as the anchor for their unit.

After working with a leadership council during his days on the coaching staff with the New England Patriots, head coach Joe Judge plans on bringing that to the New York Giants. According to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post, Judge confirmed his intention to form a leadership council, which will happen at some point between training camp and the start of the season. We definitely will,’’ Judge said.

Will Aldrick Rosas be the New York Giants’ placekicker during the 2020 NFL season? That’s a good question, impacted both by his being charged in an alleged hit-and-run accident last month and by his inconsistency during three seasons with the Giants. Let’s take a closer look.

This is not a ranking of the best players on the team, but those in position to be the most impactful in 2020. No. Nick Gates, offensive line Why he's on the list Gates might be the biggest X-factor on the entire roster.

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