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When the New York Giants signed undrafted free agents Nate Harvey, an edge rusher out of East Carolina, and Jacob Thieneman, a safety out of Purdue, they were hoping to find diamonds in the rough.

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Unfortunately for the Giants, they may not know what they have for quite some time.

Neither Harvey nor Thieneman practiced on Saturday, the second day of the team’s three-day minicamp, with Harvey spotted on the sideline sporting a pair of crutches.

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Safety Jacob Thieneman and OLB Nate Harvey not practicing today. Thieneman has wrap on right leg, Harvey has a crutch and he’s sitting on a cooler on the side as stretch begins.

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Coach Pat Shurmur told reporters on Saturday evening that both Harvey and Thieneman suffered non-contact knee injuries that require surgery, potentially ending the season for each player.

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Pat Shurmur said two players, S Jacob Thieneman and LB Nate Harvey, have what appear to be serious injuries that might require surgery, Both non-contact injuries. Both are undrafted free agents.After releasing inside linebacker Alec Ogletree at the end of February, the Giants were in need of a replacement who could not only play his position, but also be a leader of the defense. They filled that need by signing Authentic Blake Martinez Jersey, a four-year starter for the Green Bay Packers who wore the communication helmet and relayed the defensive calls from the coaching staff.

Martinez was originally a fourth round pick of the Packers (131st overall) in the 2016 draft. He is entering his fifth season and the prime seasons of his career. A three-down inside off-ball linebacker, he played the ninth-most snaps of any such linebacker in 2019 (1,024 snaps), the fifth-most in 2018 (1,050 snaps) and the 13th-most in his second season in 2017 (978). He was often the only off-ball linebacker on the field for the Packers in passing situations.

Martinez played in all 48 regular season games the past three seasons and started in both Packers’ playoff games last season. He played through a fractured hand last season and has proven to be durable.

Martinez is a tackling machine, landing in the top seven in solo tackles each of the last three seasons, and the top three in combined tackles. He tied for the league lead in solo tackles in 2017.

Pro Football Focus tracks tackling efficiency, a number that represents the number of attempted tackles per miss. He was 22nd of 58 linebackers who played over 500 snaps in 2019, despite playing with a fractured hand for part of the season. If you average out the last three seasons, he was 27th in the league in tackling efficiency, which puts him in the top half of the league.

His tape from 2018 and 2019 shows Martinez is a sound tackler. He knows how to find his way to the ball due to his football intelligence, preparation and instincts, whether it is in the run or pass game.

What jumps out watching Martinez’s tape is his ability to quickly diagnose what the offense is trying to do. He only ran a 4.71 40 yard dash at the combine but his football intelligence allows him to make up for his lack of top-end speed. His impressive 6.98 three-cone drill shows his agility and explains why he is impressive in small space around the ball in the middle of the field.

This was an interesting excerpt from Pro Football Focus’ analysis of Martinez’ play so far in his career.

“After multiple years of strong grading at Stanford and now multiple seasons in the NFL, as well, Blake Martinez has shown all the qualities necessary to be a superstar linebacker and complete player – he’s just never shown all the qualities at the same time. He has earned top-level grades in all facets of the game but hasn’t been able to put them all together in the same season…”

In 2017, PFF graded Martinez’s run defense as his best asset. In 2018, it was his coverage, where his grade was eighth-best among inside linebackers. It was nearly identical to Cory Littleton, and better than big names like Leighton Vander Esch, Jaylon Smith and Darius Leonard. In 2019, his pass rush was his highest graded attribute. He had different deficiencies in each of those seasons, too.

2018 is an interesting season to explore, given Martinez was coached by current Giants defensive coordinator Patrick Graham, who was the Packers linebacker coach and defensive run game coordinator that season. Martinez was used more as a pass rusher that season than in any season of his career, and did his best work in coverage.

When you watch Martinez the last two seasons, he is not often asked to cover running backs and tight ends running down the field in man on man coverage. There aren’t many plays where you see the ball soaring over his head resulting in big plays. He is often used as a zone player in the middle of the field, where he is tasked with reading the quarterback and keeping plays in front of him, where he excelled in 2018.

During this play against the Bears from Week One of the 2018 season, Martinez drops into zone coverage, and reads where Mitch Trubisky is looking to go with the football. He slides toward where Trubisky’s vision brings him and positions himself underneath the wide receiver the quarterback is targeting. Martinez just misses an interception while forcing an incompletion.

The next play is my favorite from the Martinez tape I watched. It looks as though he has zone responsibility in the deep middle of the field in a cover-two defense. Adam Thielin is lined up in the slot and shoots down the field between the hashes. Martinez recognizes him and stays over the top in tight coverage. When Kirk Cousins realizes his first option isn’t open, he steps up in the pocket and rolls slightly to his right. Martinez watches Cousins and leaves Thielin to dive in front of Stefon Diggs to knock the pass away.

The third play starts with a fake blitz against Matthew Stafford and the Lions in Week 17 of the 2018 season. Martinez fakes coming up the middle and then drops into coverage. He sees Stafford is looking to get the ball out quickly, and gets into the passing lane to knock the ball away. It is another case of reading the offense and anticipating where the ball is going.

The next play shows Martinez’s ability to read and react to a screen pass against the Redskins. It looks like he has man coverage responsibility against the running back. He anticipates the screen long before it develops based off player movement, probably due to his film study, and breaks up the pass with a big hit on the running back as the ball arrives.

Martinez was used 84 times as a blitzer in 2018. He had five sacks that season, and PFF credited him with 15 hurries. He is willing to use his power to go through running backs, but this play shows him using his quickness to get around veteran Rams center John Sullivan through the A-gap for a sack on Jared Goff.

On run defense, Martinez excels on plays that don’t get outside the numbers. On this run off-tackle, he uses his hands to evade a cut-block by the 49ers center, flows through traffic and fills the hole to make the play.

The final play shows his ability to quickly diagnose and get downhill. After directing traffic pre-snap to account for the player who went in motion, he reads the running back and fullback at the snap. He flows quickly to the hole, too fast for a 49ers offensive lineman to get to the second level to block him, and makes the play.

It will be interesting to see how Giants defensive coordinator Patrick Graham decides to deploy Martinez and how his experience coaching him in 2018 impacts that thinking. If he can be as effective for the Giants in 2020 as he was for Green Bay in 2018, especially in coverage and as a pass rusher, he will be an enormously impactful player.

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The injuries are a dark cloud for two talented rookies looking to jump-start their respective careers. They leave the Giants with two additional spots on their 90-man roster.

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If an app existed to objectively calculate the ideal team for an NFL free agent based on his wish list, it would have led Authentic Cameron Fleming Jersey to the New York Giants.

Fleming sought playing time and familiarity. With the Giants, he finds a hole at right tackle and three familiar leaders — head coach Joe Judge, offensive coordinator Jason Garrett and offensive line coach Marc Colombo.

Without pioneering technology, but with an assist from agent Kyle Strongin, Fleming agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Giants earlier this week. He spent the past two seasons making six starts and appearing in 28 games for the Dallas Cowboys, where Garrett was head coach and Colombo coached the offensive line.

“I saw an opportunity that I could go compete for a position and really have a chance to play,” Fleming told The Post. “I feel comfortable with that playbook after doing it for two years already. I think it increases my chance to play even more.”

The big changes come in learning new personnel, like blocking for lateral runner Saquon Barkley instead of Ezekiel Elliott. Fleming describes Garrett’s philosophy as “predicated on physicality up front,” which suits his skill-set.

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Asked to self-scout for Giants fans, Fleming said, “Hopefully, they are getting a smart, tough lineman who can get down and dirty in the trenches and pass-protect his [butt] off.”

Fleming is penciled in as a starter, but the Giants are expected to address the offensive line with one of their first two draft picks. If they select a tackle, Fleming isn’t going to run from the challenge.

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“I don’t know what their plans are for the offensive line beyond what they have now,” Fleming said, “but I know there is an opening there that hasn’t been filled yet, and I’d like to go in there and try to take it.”

Fleming, 27, spent his first four seasons with the New England Patriots, where part of his responsibility included special-teams blocking under Judge as coordinator. He chuckled at the memory of the “energy and enthusiasm” Judge brought to tackling drills and meetings, from which offensive linemen were excused.

As the only Giant with an insider’s viewpoint, how does Fleming foresee a Judge-Garrett hierarchy?

“They are both incredibly hard-working and knowledgeable,” he said. “I think they are going to work well together. It will be a great combination of coaches from two different cultures who come together and make this team special. If you think a coach is knowledgeable about what’s going on in the offense, then he garners a lot of respect.”

The Giants expressed mild interest in Fleming during free agency in 2018, after signing Nate Solder. But they opted (wrongly) to stick with Ereck Flowers at right tackle rather than stealing two Patriots bookends.

“Definitely this time I felt like it was a better spot for me,” Fleming said. “It feels good to have a place to go. Once you become a free agent, everything is left up in the air.”

The Giants seemingly sent out a Stanford alumni reunion letter during free agency, adding Fleming, Blake Martinez and Levine Toilolo to a roster that includes Authentic Kaden Smith Jersey and, if he re-signs, Michael Thomas. Actually, Fleming was recently training at Stanford, but flew home mid-week to Dallas.

Because of the recommended self-quarantine due to the coronavirus, professional athletes need creative ways to stay fit.

“I’m doing pushups, sit-ups and squats in the house,” Fleming said. “Hopefully, I can find somewhere that’s open and get back to work soon.”

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One month after being cut by the Denver Broncos on Aug. 31, former Sherando High School standout Authentic George Aston Jersey said in an interview, “I’m just waiting for a spot to open up somewhere else. I’ll work hard to make it work there wherever that place is.” 

Aston’s perseverance has now earned him another extended look at making it with an NFL team.

The New York Giants signed Aston to their practice squad on Dec. 23, and on Monday they announced they had signed the 6-foot, 240-pound fullback to a reserve/futures contract. This means that Aston will be part of the Giants’ 90-man roster and will be on the team when they begin offseason training in April. Aston was one of 10 people signed by the Giants to futures contracts on Monday. 

Aston was signed by Denver as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Pittsburgh last April. 

“I always felt I would definitely get another shot,” said Aston in a phone interview on Wednesday. “It definitely feels good to be a part of a team again and just have another opportunity to play football. I’ve been playing since I was 9 years old, so this is definitely a blessing.”

Aston was brought in for one-day workouts with four different franchises during the NFL season. He had no clue what the San Francisco 49ers (Oct. 9 workout), New England Patriots (Oct. 16) and Jacksonville Jaguars (Nov. 18) thought of him after his workouts with them.

“The thing with the NFL is that they don’t tell you that they’re not interested, and they don’t tell you that they are interested,” said Aston with a laugh. “They’re kind of interested because they reach out to you for a workout, but after it’s done, they don’t really like to give you much information. It’s a bunch of waiting and seeing if you hear from them.”

Aston said the Giants (Nov. 12) did offer some positive feedback at their workout, though. Two weeks after that, Aston said the Giants told him they were considering signing him to a futures contract. Those deals can only be signed once the regular season is over, and the Giants concluded their 4-12 regular season with a 34-17 loss to Philadelphia on Sunday. 

The Giants showed just how serious they were about that by signing Aston to their 10-player practice squad on Dec. 23. Aston traveled to the Giants training facility in East Rutherford, N.J., later that day and participated in practices Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and a walk-through on Saturday.

The Giants were already heading to their third straight season of missing the playoffs when Aston arrived. Since it was the last week of the regular season, Aston said practices were light, but he was grateful for the experience.

“It definitely helped me to go up there, see how things were done with the meetings, and get a little familiar with the facility,” Aston said. 

Of course, those Giants meetings could look a lot different next season. Head coach Pat Shurmer was fired on Monday after posting a 9-23 record in two seasons. There was even some speculation that the Giants might fire general manager Dave Gettleman as well, but the man who brought in Aston has been retained. 

Aston said he didn’t concern himself with the Giants’ uncertain situation, because the situation was out of his control. He just wanted another opportunity, and he got it.

The Giants do not currently have anyone with a fullback designation on their roster, and it’s unknown what the future head coach will want to do with the 53-man roster that will be finalized the week before the first regular-season game in September. 

Aston has repeatedly said he doesn’t like being pigeon-holed with the fullback label. Aston proved to be an adept receiver at Pittsburgh, recording eight touchdowns on 45 catches during his career.  

“No matter what, I’m still just going to keep working hard the same way that I have been,” Aston said.  

Aston said it was encouraging to get as many calls as he did after the Broncos let him go, which kept him positive.

“I’ve always been saying that you’ve got to take care of what you can control at all times,” Aston said. “It was difficult and hard some days when you’re not hearing anything, but it definitely gives you some more hope when you do get one of those calls that they’re reaching out for a workout.

“[Me and my agent] weren’t reaching out to them, they were reaching out to me. I thought that was a good sign that my name was still floating around the league.”

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The six-week summer respite between the end of minicamp and start of training camp can be handled with varied approaches. This is the time of year when players are allowed to stray from the team’s organizational structure and create their own programs, which ultimately provide different paths to the same summer finish line.

The New York Giants, like the rest of the teams in the NFL, have 90 players spread across the country, going about their business of preparing for the season and/or taking time off to reboot. That many variables can be dangerous, keeping coaches up at night thinking about the possibilities of what could go wrong.

But it’s the offseason. This is summer break. There is no right or wrong approach. Only … different.

Here’s how a few Giants will spend their break:

WR Odell Beckham Jr. — Some Giants returned to their offseason homes and began training on Monday, several days after minicamp ended. Beckham is one of them. He returned to Los Angeles to work with his trainer, Jamal Liggin. He will grind until a “taper down” phase later in the summer that is designed to keep his body fresh heading into training camp.

Beckham held his second-annual Citi camp on Saturday in New Jersey. That night, he hopped a flight home and was preparing for the season less than 48 hours later. He views it as a continuation of the work he put in earlier this offseason.

“I’ve really been training,” Beckham said after noting he never felt better entering a season. “And to have these next six weeks to get another opportunity to train, it’s going to be great.”
Other than during the Fourth of July holiday, Jason Pierre-Paul is planning on being in the gym nearly every day until training camp. Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire
DE Jason Pierre-Paul — Pierre-Paul was also in the gym Monday. He is in South Florida with his long-time trainer, Mike Alessi. There are few off days scheduled for Pierre-Paul this summer, aside from a trip out of the country for the July 4th holiday. That became a tradition after he lost his right index finger and parts of several others in a fireworks accident two years ago. Once he returns, he will jump right back into his routine.

“I work out every day, mostly,” Pierre-Paul said. “I probably take one day off, probably, in all the days I work out, but then I start unloading when training camp is about to start.”

LB Devon Kennard — He started his offseason with a cruise to the Bahamas. Some players need this downtime. They find it cathartic.

“I need this time away before camp starts to really clear my mind to get things back in order and just spend some time with my loved ones, because once the season comes, it’s grind all the way until September,” Kennard said over the weekend in a FOX Sports PROCast while on the cruise.

Kennard was back training at Parabolic Performance and Rehab in New Jersey by the middle of the week.

Former Giants and current Chicago Bears wide receiver Victor Cruz has a similar approach. He spent time in Paris this week, and seems to travels to Europe just about every offseason for some downtime.

WR Brandon Marshall — After minicamp, Marshall returned to his home in Florida, where he plans to work out at a Fit Speed Athletic Performance facility that he owns. Marshall is spending his first week post-Giants offseason workout program getting his body in alignment. At 33 years old, he handles the time away differently from some of the younger players. Marshall spends an inordinate amount of time attending to his body.

QB Davis Webb — Webb doesn’t think he can afford to take more than a few days off. He planned to help out at former roommate Bradley Marquez’s football camp over the weekend in Odessa, Texas, before returning to New Jersey to spend the rest of his summer digesting the Giants offense.

Webb, the Giants’ third-round pick out of Cal, still hadn’t moved into a permanent apartment as of late last week. That was on his “Things to Do” list. Webb was in a temporary residence studying furiously to bridge the gap between the Air Raid offense he ran in college and the West Coast offense he must master with the Giants.

That will continue over the next six weeks. Webb is taking his summer break business seriously. His schedule includes a lot of work on and off the field.

“This month is huge. … I plan on studying the script and playbook just about every day,” Webb said. “This is important to me, like I’ve said plenty of times. This is obviously a good time to get away, but for me I’m in no situation to do that. I can take a couple days off here and there, but I don’t really plan on doing that.

“I plan on learning as much as I can and grabbing this playbook by the bull of the horns and running with it.”

OL John Jerry — Jerry isn’t a rookie like Webb, but he also believes the time between minicamp and training camp is vital to success. The veteran offensive lineman committed to LeCharles Bentley’s O-Line Performance last offseason and considered the offseason program “career changing.” He had one of his best professional seasons.

The program includes working through the summer in Arizona. Jerry, who recently celebrated his 31st birthday, flew there with his family over the weekend and began training again alongside center Weston Richburg this week with barely any time off. This is what he believes is best for his body, his technique and his overall game.

“I just think I felt stronger throughout the whole season with no fatigue and wearing out and those things,” Jerry said. “At the same time, staying in shape, that was probably the biggest thing for me. Not taking too much time off and coming in and ready to roll.”

S Landon Collins — The third-year safety isn’t resting on his laurels after an All-Pro season. Next week he is headed back to Ryan Clark’s Traction Sports Performance in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he works out in the offseason. Collins plans to drop almost 10 pounds over the next six weeks because he wants to be even lighter than during his breakout season. Collins, who wants to play in the 210-pound range, was close to 220 pounds at minicamp.

“I want to work on my muscle endurance and I want to run all over the field and definitely keep my weight down,” he said. “I’ve got to keep my weight down so I can fly. Working out, eating right, dieting right and film study. Film study is the biggest key of it all so we recognize formations and stuff like that. That would be the biggest thing to take my play to the next level.”

Coach Ben McAdoo — For most, summer break isn’t exactly a break, and that’s true for coaches. Like his players, McAdoo has a goal to improve this summer. He doesn’t believe that happens by sitting on the beach or hitting the club (can you imagine?) with his new slicked-back hair.

The Giants head coach is going to work on preparing for training camp and the season.

“I don’t shut it down very easily,” McAdoo said. “I am going to stay engaged and get a little bit done each and every day, whether it is on the offensive side of the ball, reflecting on the pieces that we added, or taking a look at the defensive side of the ball and what we can do to help the defense there. Looking at players and personnel and taking a look at the schedule and looking at how we can tweak things and make them a little bit better.

“You never really shut it off; you just work from a different place.”