New York Giants’ 5 Biggest Training Camp Battles – New York Giants News

New York Giants’ 5 Biggest Training Camp Battles – New York Giants News

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    Seth Wenig/Associated Press

    You want competition at this summer’s New York Giants training camp? Well, fasten your seatbelts because there is going to be lots of it.

    Head coach Ben McAdoo, who is preparing for his second season at the helm of Big Blue, has been given a roster loaded with talent at several key positions.

    There will be some starting jobs up for grabssuch as free safetywhile much of the competition in the Giants camp will be among the depth role players who might not be starters, but who could see a significant number of snaps in games if they make the roster.

    Let’s take a look at some of the headline battles of this summer’s Giants camp, which starts July 27 when the team reports for practices. Be sure to visit throughout the summer, as we will have updates and firsthand observations on how everything is unfolding.

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    Seth Wenig/Associated Press

    Starting quarterback Eli Manning still has another three years left on what is likely to be his final NFL contract. With that in mind, the Giants have already begun planning for a successor with their drafting of Davis Webb in the third round this year.

    However, before Webb can succeed Manning, he will have to move up to the No. 2 backup spot, something that is not likely to happen this year.

    Instead, the Giants will conduct a competition between veterans Josh Johnson and Geno Smith for the No. 2 QB job, with the winner likely to take on the role for a one-year term.

    In the spring, Johnson was fully healthy and able to take the bulk of his practice reps ahead of Smith, who is still recovering from a torn ACL.

    However, Smith’s experience, which includes…

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