Mark Herzlich, a cancer survivor and an undrafted free agent, made the club. He is one of four rookie linebackers on the 53-man roster. Two late-round draft choices - Jacquian Williams and Greg Jones - and another UDFA (Spencer Paysinger) are the others.
?Herzlich didn?t bat an eye the whole camp," said head coach Tom Coughlin. "Physically, he did everything you asked and more. I saw him improve literally week by week. He can play multiple positions. He?s very smart. He does an outstanding job on special teams. He?s told one time and he goes and does it. He deserves it.?
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Please note, when we upgraded our appearance last week, our RSS feed changed along with it.
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Small Market Teams Will Have Lots of Cap $$$ to Play With
The?NFL salary cap?is projected to be $120 million for the 2011 season. Teams will be required to spend 90% of that figure, or $108 million.
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The radio show hosted by myself and Dr. Football which provides thousands of Giants and Jet fans around the globe interesting insight, interviews and color - and just may be the best value for your entertainment dollar this holiday season - moves to its new time slot tonight....8pm on Blog Talk Radio
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Brian McCarthy who tweets at NFLprguy reports that a record 39 million viewers tuned into the 2009 draft. Total Draft viewership has increased 66 percent from 2001-2009 (from 23.5 million to 39 million).