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» Eisen’s Mailbag: RB Da’Rel Scott’s future?
» NFL Network: Is Victor Cruz an Elite WR?
» Fan Poll: Giants best offensive weapon
» 20 Questions in 20 Days: More 3 WR sets?
» Eisen’s Mailbag: Is Louis Murphy a slot WR?
» Watch: DT’s look to improve run defense
» Antrel Rolle: Cruz & Nicks ready to excel
» 2013 Position Preview: Defensive Tackles
RANKING THE TOP BACKUP QUARTERBACKS
From top to bottom, NFL.com’s Marc Sessler stacked up which players he would want ready to backup the lead signal caller. The Giants’ David Carr came in at No. 21 behind Pittsburgh’s Bruce Gradkowski and ahead of Atlanta’s Dominique Davis. Here is a look at Sessler’s Top 10:
1. Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins
2. Kyle Orton, Dallas Cowboys
3. Chad Henne, Jacksonville Jaguars (projecting Blaine Gabbert to start in Week 1)
4. Chase Daniel, Kansas City Chiefs
5. Kevin Kolb, Buffalo Bills (projecting EJ Manuel to start in Week 1)
6. Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles
7. Matt Moore, Miami Dolphins
8. Matt Hasselbeck, Indianapolis Colts
9. Matt Cassel, Minnesota Vikings
10. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tennessee Titans
TWEET OF THE DAY
“He is absolutely elite. Everybody talks about slot receivers having to have 100-catch seasons. To me, it’s not about quantity, it’s about quality. And when you look at Victor Cruz the last two seasons, he has led the NFL in production on third down. So I look at Victor Cruz as elite because he does a number of things. Yes, we compare him to Wes Welker. He runs great routes. He’s very precise getting out and creating separation. [In the 77-yard touchdown that clinched a win against the Redskins in Week 7 of 2012], it was bracket coverage. He was double covered. He ran through it. He has the speed that most slot receivers don’t.” — Former Giants center and current NFL Network analyst Shaun O’Hara on Victor Cruz (READ MORE)
» NFL Health and Safety Update—JULY 10, 2013
» Coach talk: Nunn on defensive line [Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com]
» Ranking the NFL’s backup quarterbacks [Marc Sessler | NFL.com]
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