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Authentic Odell Beckham Jr Jersey , opportunity hasn’t slipped away EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — For three long weeks, Donte Deayon watched New York Giants practices and games from the sidelines, unable to participate due to a hamstring injury suffered early in training camp. The 5-foot-9, 163-pound third-year player had done well enough in spring and early training camp practices to put himself into consideration for the very available spot as the Giants starting slot corner.Then he had to watch as his teammates tried to take the opportunity away. B.W. Webb, Leonard Johnson, William Gay, Grant Haley and others all worked in the slot during Deayon’s absence.“Initially I was disappointed a little bit, like, man, why now,” Deayon said inside the Giants practice bubble on Tuesday afternoon. “I just knew I was going to be back. I thought it was going to be sooner than later, but it’s here now and now I’m ready to make the most of it.”When he was initially injured, coach Pat Shurmur indicated Deayon was “fine” and would only miss a short period of time. That, obviously Color Rush Jon Halapio Jersey , did not turn out to be the case.“I was trusting the process, all the rehab. I knew the training staff was going to do a good job of cutting me loose when I was ready,” Deayon said.Deayon is back on the field, having returned to practice on Sunday. On Tuesday, it was apparent that the opportunity is still there for Deayon to earn the job as the team’s slot corner. During 7-on-7 red zone drills Deayon took reps with the first-team defense. During a situational drill at the end of practice, he intercepted a Davis Webb throw.The competition for cornerback spots still appears to be wide open.“I definitely think it’s still a competition at the end of the day and I’m putting my best foot forward,” Deayon said. “I think this is a big opportunity. Just gotta take it one day at a time and step up and be accountable and seize the moment.”With two preseason games remaining and less than two weeks until the Giants have to cut players to reach the 53-man roster limit, it would be logical to think Deayon feels pressure to make up for lost time. He insisted on Tuesday, though, that that is not the case.“No pressure. You know me, I’m excited, I love to do this. I’m just taking it one day at a time, one step at a time. Not looking forward right now, just trying to focus on each day,” he said.“I just want to build that trust Color Rush Curtis Riley Jersey , gain their trust and build that foundation by stacking good days. When you get hurt and you’re not on the field you can talk about it, but you can’t really show them. My main goal is to just each day just keep proving to them that I can do it.”Deayon has been trying to prove himself for three years now. An undrafted free agent out of Boise State, he landed on the practice squad in 2016, but finished the year on IR. He played in four regular-season games last season, but again ended the year on IR.“You get in those positions where it’s next man up and you want to be available to where you’re the next man up,” Deayon said. “I’ve been in that situation where when it was next man up I was also injured. One of the goals for me is to prove that I can play, I can stay on the field, I can be healthy and make plays.”Despite the three weeks on the sideline, the opportunity is still there for Deayon. We begin to find out if he can seize it on Friday vs. the New York Jets. Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are your trade deadline Tuesday headlines.Eli understands the situationSay what you want about Eli Manning, he made it clear Monday during his weekly spot on WFAN with Mike Francesa that he doesn’t have his head in the sand when it comes to his future with the 1-7 Giants.Manning is third in the NFL in completions (215), seventh in completion percentage (68.3) and fourth in passing yardage (2,377). But he has thrown only eight touchdown passes, and the Giants are 28th in the NFL in scoring with an average of 18.8 points a game. In the red zone, the Giants have scored just 10 touchdowns in 25 trips Youth Odell Beckham Jr Jersey , a 40 percent rate that is the league’s second-worst.Manning has consistently said he won’t waive his no-trade clause before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline.Weird numbers from Pro Football FocusPro Football Focus data is a wonderful tool, but sometimes the numbers just don’t make any sense. In the chart below, PFF shows three of the five highest-graded offensive players Sunday vs. the Washington Redskins were offensive linemen.If you watched the game you probably have the same question I do — how is that even possible? As poorly as the line played overall — seven sacks allowed, 10 quarterback hits, 2.9 yards per rushing attempt — those numbers don’t add up.In its weekly press packet, PFF said Solder allowed five total QB pressures (one sack and four hurries) which was tied for the fifth most among tackles in week 8. On top of this, Solder finished the game with a 94.3 pass blocking efficiency which ranked 33rd out of 43 eligible tackles from Week 8. Yet, he is the second-highest graded offensive player?Doesn’t make sense.Around the Inter-GoogleThe Giants owe Eli Manning one last start to finish seasonNo matter how it plays out, Eli Manning should get to make one last start in the regular-season finale against the Cowboys at MetLife. One and only one vote, one last vote, for nostalgia. One last tribute for the greatest quarterback in Giants history.The benching of Eli Manning for Kyle Lauletta has to be coming - New York Giants Blog- ESPNThe Giants have nothing to lose by taking a look at the young backup, whose mobility may help, and it may be doing Manning a favor.NY Giants: Pat Shurmur must make Eli Manning situation the priorityForget all the trade talk. Pat Shurmur has to make QB the priority for NY Giants as they move forward at 1-7 and decide how to deal with Eli ManningNew York Giants are what record says they are: NFL's worst teamBill Parcells had it right: You are what your record says you are. At 1-7, the Giants look like the NFL's worst team.Eli Manning's ex-teammate: Giants QB 'would be better off in Jacksonville' Jaguars | NJ.com


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