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Five observations from New York Giants camp

“We have great respect and feel strongly about our support for the good people who work tirelessly and unconditionally to aid the victims of domestic violence and who bring awareness to the issue. We have been partners with My Sisters’ Place (a domestic violence shelter and advocate based in Westchester, New York) for nearly 20 years. The leadership of that organization has provided invaluable insight as we have considered our decisions in this matter. We value and respect their opinion, and we look forward to continuing to work with them in the future.”

Last week NFL.com obtained more than 165 pages worth of documents from the King County (Washington) Sheriff’s Office which detail Brown’s 2015 arrest. It includes a signed document in which he admitted to physically, verbally and emotionally abusing his then-wife, Molly Brown. Further documentation obtained by NFL.com details Josh Brown allegedly violating a restraining order, three 911 calls Molly Brown made and the difficulty prosecutors encountered in trying to get her to cooperate with them in their investigation.

Giants running back Shane Vereen said he feels like he’s in “the same regime,” though plenty has changed under the Giants’ new head coach. The differences might be subtle for fans dropping by during the open practice sessions, but practice has a night-and-day feel from 2015, especially with an ornery 39-year-old coach patrolling the sidelines. We’ll get deeper into that momentarily, but first, a few other observations.

There was certainly not a drop off in intensity between Tom Coughlin and wholesale nba jerseys and McAdoo. The former offensive coordinator is in everyone’s business and makes practice look like an aerobic exercise. McAdoo’s practices are split up into periods that are announced by a robotic, almost Hunger Games-esque dystopian voice from the loudspeaker. He also installs TV timeouts throughout practice that serve as a break but also as a roving instructional session to correct errors from the previous drills. McAdoo plays classic TV theme songs during the breaks because, well, you get it. Music is also blaring throughout practice, which is a welcome change from a Coughlin regime that did it sparingly.wholesale jerseys

If New York decides to keep three quarterbacks Thomas has a chance to further develop behind Eli Manning and Ryan Nassib (who enters the final year of his contract). Thomas entered the NFL out of Virginia Teach in 2014 with big-time physical tools, but needing to make big strides in his mental and mechanical development.

Bruce Arians drafted Thomas with development in mind, but gave up on the quarterback after just one season. Thomas appeared in two games in Arizona as a rookie and completed just one of nine passes — that one completion went 81 yards for a touchdown. Miami cut bait after watching Thomas on the practice field for a year.

The 10th overall pick in the draft, Apple is projected to man the slot alongside outside cover men Janoris Jenkins and and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. That’s not a position Apple saw time at in college, but the former Ohio State defender started 27 of 28 games for the Buckeyes.

The Giants also signed second-round wideout Sterling Shepard and sixth-round tight end Jerell Adams. Of the three, Apple was the team’s most surprising pick, with most projecting New York to land linebacker Leonard Floyd. After the Bears traded up to grab the Georgia outside linebacker, though, Big Blue was forced to look elsewhere.

Hall is coming off a solid 2015 campaign, compiling nine passes defensed and two interceptions. Entering his 10th season, however, the corner has dealt with a litany of injuries throughout his career. He’s blown his Achilles tendon twice and underwent offseason back surgery — one reason for his late signing. He’s reportedly healthy now.

Hall adds veteran depth to the Big Blue’s corner group, which includes the highly paid Janoris Jenkins, veteran Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and first-round pick Eli Apple. Hall is a slot specialist whose snaps could push Apple down the depth chart if the rookie isn’t ready for full-time duty. With the addition of Hall, Apple has the luxury of learning instead of being tossed in the fire without a safety net.