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Giants' Jaron Jones excited about switch from D-line to O-line
Jarron Jones wants to do anything and everything he can to make the New York Giants roster.
Jones jumped at the opportunity.,Womens Mack Hollins Jersey,When the Giants asked the undrafted free agent defensive tackle to convert to the offensive line
“They see a better fit. They want to take advantage of my size. We have a really good defensive line and in all honesty making the team on defense was pretty slim,Womens LeGarrette Blount Jersey, via the Democrat and Chronicle. “Our offensive line is good but they could use a couple more guys. They … said it could pay big dividends for me.”,” Jones said
he would have likely been drafted.,Authentic Trey Burton Jersey,Jones had an excellent career at Notre Dame while playing the defensive tackle position for the Fighting Irish. He was a priority undrafted free agent signing for the Giants and had he not carried off-field issues
If you were going to mold the perfect offensive tackle,Womens Terry Bradshaw Jersey, weight distribution, Jones would fit the billing. Jones has the arm length, and quickness -- these are tools that scouts would drool over. Of course, height, he needs to learn how to play on the offensive line before the Giants can start getting excited.
“With the recent move to offense, I’m trying to get the technique down and learn the playbook,” Jones said. “Our kick-blocking unit is pretty good right now. If they need my services I’m always willing to help, but they want me to focus on playing offense.”
The Giants are just happy to add another player to the competition on the offensive line. The Giants have done an excellent job of adding competition to the front while utilizing minimal resources in what proved to be one of the weakest free agent and draft markets for offensive tackles in the last several seasons. Jones adds to that competition.
New York Giants' Brandon Marshall walks off radio show after contentious interview
Brandon Marshall gave an interview that became contentious Thursday when two Boston-area radio hosts pushed the New York Giants receiver on race as well as his domestic violence allegations.
WEEI's Kirk Minihane and Gerry Callahan, who has a weekly slot on the show during the NFL season. Marshall said at the time that "white players specifically,Authentic Mack Hollins Jersey,Authentic LeGarrette Blount Jersey,Authentic Derek Barnett Jersey, both of whom are white,Womens Derek Barnett Jersey,Womens Trey Burton Jersey, at the quarterback position,Authentic Terry Bradshaw Jersey, pressed Marshall on his comments nearly two years ago on how the NFL handled the Deflategate suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, are treated differently."
“I’m not getting into the race card with you guys," Marshall said. "Black guys in America get treated differently. Period. I’ll just say that.”, if that’s what you want to do
Are we done with this interview?" Marshall, asked somebody nearby. "Can I get off this interview? I’m done with you guys. ... Change the subject or I’m getting off and dropping the mic.”, who was attending Johnny Damon's charity golf tournament
although the ban was later reduced to one game. ,Marshall was then asked about his alleged domestic violence issues. He was arrested in 2008 on a domestic violence assault charge that eventually led to an acquittal. He was suspended three games by the NFL
“Oh, (expletive),” Marshall said. “Alright, man. I’m done with you guys. Bye."
Marshall spilled his coffee on the host's computer.,Before leaving the set