New York Giants Top News 5/21: Sam Beal Looks Sharp

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Despite the New York Giants going through just one full-team practice, there’s analysis to be made and optimism to be had. Some of that optimism belongs to cornerback Sam Beal, who had a fantastic day with the first-string team while DeAndre Baker hung back with the 2s.

Beal, a 2018 supplemental draft pick, made a case for him to legitimately compete with Baker for the No. 2 corner job opposite Janoris Jenkins. A surgically repaired right shoulder didn’t hold him back from making an impressive jumping swat that Jabrill Peppers intercepted and ran back for the score (so to speak).



Oh, did I mention that quarterback Daniel Jones did his best impression of Patrick Mahomes, throwing a strike of a no-look pass that rookie WR Darius Slayton dropped into the arms of corner, Tony Lippett.

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This is actually quite impressive from the rookie passer. All around, Jones and Eli Manning had rocky first-days, but it can only go up from here. Both signal callers through interceptions and were delayed on throws – Jones had the rookie jitters, but he had solid zip on his passes and looked poised. However, he held onto the ball a bit long at times showing his inexperience.

Nonetheless —

Here is your New York Giants news and coverage:

Paul Schwartz (NY Post) – Jabrill Peppers is already making ‘impact’ Giants hoped for

Dan Salomone (Giants.com) -5 things we learned at Giants OTAs (5/20)

Paul Schwartz (NY Post) – Giants’ revamped offensive line is Eli Manning’s last hope
Anthony Rivardo (Empire Sports Media) – New York Giants: Alec Ogletree needs to improve in 2019

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