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Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Umenyiora: 'The best players will play'

By ESPN.com staff

While admitting he thinks he is "the best player," New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora said Tuesday he "would be cool" if he lost his starting job to Mathias Kiwanuka.

"Would I be cool?" Umenyiora told ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk. "If I truly was not the best player, then I would be cool with it. If I feel like I am the best player and everybody in this league knows the type of player that I am, if I am able to play the way that I am capable of playing -- and I haven't played that way in my whole career in my mind -- the minute in my mind that I am playing the way that I am capable of playing when I am out on the field, then of course, it is going to be a problem. But I don't think that is going to happen."

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