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Friday, August 10, 2012
Steppin' to the A.M.: Let's get it started
By Ohm Youngmisuk
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The New York Giants take to the football field for the first time since hoisting the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
Tonight, they open their 2012 preseason against Jacksonville. Twelve players -- including
-- are likely to sit out the game. But here are three things to keep an eye on tonight:
• Let's see who shines first in the battle for the third receiver spot. With Nicks out,
will start opposite
. But then
looks to keep an impressive preseason going.
makes his pro debut and
will try to make his case. Also, keep an eye on
. Both receivers have made impressive catches in camp. Those two and
will fight for a roster spot.
• We get our first glimpse at
. Hopefully he will at least have one play where he shows off his quick moves and speed.
Here's what he's saying
about setting his goals for this season.
• On defense, keep an eye on DT
, who is eager to play after losing his rookie season to injury and his last season at UNC due to suspension. Also, S
could be used in
's old role. Hill has impressed in camp.
The linebackers unit
will be fun to watch as
compete at MLB and
makes his Giants debut.
Tell us what you will be watching tonight on the field.