Five news items to start your day (4/9)

Posted Apr 9, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. DRC vs. NFC East.
With the help of Pro Football Focus, broke down how new Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers Cromartie stacked up last season against the top receivers in the NFC East. “In every division you have your teams that hate each other, but I could tell you it’s nothing like how New York and Philly and Dallas and Washington are,” Rodgers-Cromartie said at the time of his signing. “This is definitely a tough division to play in. You have to be ready.”

2. ICYMI. Eli Manning-to-David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII won the Giants.comBracket Challenge and was voted by fans as the best play in team history. Re-live the moment from the players and coaches on the field.
3. Scout’s Glossary. Do you have a scout's eye? What about a grasp on football terminology? Test your knowledge of football jargon in’s scouting quiz.

4. Linebacker in Round 1? Will the Giants invest a first round pick in a linebacker like Anthony Barr or Khalil Mack? Giants.comsenior writer/editor Michael Eisen answered this question and more in his mailbag.

5. Flip Weatherford. New celebration for each punt Steve Weatherford lands inside the 5-yard line?

EISEN'S MAILBAG: Do you have a question for's Michael Eisen? CLICK HERE