Bills, Giants can use head start

Mailbag: Both fortunate they'll get extra week to prepare for pivotal seasons

Originally Published: July 13, 2014
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The New York Giants and Buffalo Bills are perfect teams to meet in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game and be the first to open training camp.

These are franchises with much riding on this season. The extra week of camp and extra preseason game can help them determine if they are heading in the right direction.

It's probably better that the Bills report on Friday and practice the following Sunday, two days before the Giants. In many ways, this is the most important season for ...

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