EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants completed their third training camp practice on Sunday, and it included the first altercation of the new season. There were also a few football-related things of note that happened, so let’s get started.
A Little Dust-Up
The Giants were running some sprints, which head coach Ben McAdoo had some other fancy-sounding name for, near the end of a two-hour practice when Janoris Jenkins appeared to throw a punch at safety Eric Pinkins. The altercation was quickly broken up.
What happened? Why? Right now, I’m not sure.
“You know how it is with family,” McAdoo said. “Some of the best dust-ups you’re ever in are with your family.”
Jadar Johnson Retirement
“I wish the man nothing but the best,” McAdoo said. “Young man that has a bright future ahead of him.”
Truth be told, I missed the Jackrabbit punch because, thinking nothing interesting would happen during sprints, I was compiling quarterback stats for the day. They are unofficial, so if I’m off by a couple of throws overall, so be it. Here they are:
Eli Manning (11-of-16)
Manning threw the ball well overall. If, however you are in the “Manning is turning into a noodle arm” camp you could point to two deep throws he missed Sunday. He underthrew Sterling Shepard, allowing Eli Apple to recover and bat away one deep attempt. On another, he was wide right trying to hit Odell Beckham Jr., who was locked up with Apple.
Josh Johnson (12-of-15, 1…
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