Five news items to start your day (6/26)

Posted Jun 26, 2014

Catch up on all the latest Giants news

1. On the bright side. counted down nine reasons to be optimistic about the Giants’ 2014 season heading into training camp. >> READ MORE
2. Beckham blogs.
 The 2014 NFL Draft Class gathered in Ohio this week for the annual Rookie Symposium. The orientation gives the newest members of the league a chance to hear from current and former players on what it takes to transition to the professional level both on and off the field. Some of the rookies have been blogging about their experiences at the symposium, including Odell Beckham Jr., the Giants’ first-round draft choice. >> READ MORE

3. Dallas writer picks Giants to win NFC East.
 Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News projected the Giants to finish first in the NFC East. >> READ MORE

4. Cruz Q&A
. Victor Cruz took the time to answer several tweets from fans on Wednesday. >> READ MORE

5. Update on NFL Concussion Litigation. 
The National Football League and counsel for the retired player plaintiffs announced today a revised settlement agreement in the NFL concussion litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In the revised agreement the NFL’s obligations under the monetary award fund will not be capped at any specified amount. This means that once the compensation program is established funds will be available to any retired player who develops a qualifying neurocognitive condition. Read the joint statement in its entirety. >> VIEW MORE