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New York Giants OTAs: Takeaways from Day 2 | Sporting News



The New York Giants were back on the field Tuesday
for Day 2 of organized team activities (OTA) at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center.

After getting OTAs underway Monday
, the Giants will get a day off Wednesday before returning to the practice field Thursday for Day 3. That’s when the media will be out there watching for the first time.

From the reports of Dan Salomone and John Schmeelk of the team’s website, here are the top takeaways from Day 2 of Giants’ OTAs:

Takeaways from Day 2 of Giants’ OTAs

Big day for Malik Nabers

After starting off OTAs with a strong outing on Monday, Nabers followed that up by finding the end zone during a scramble drill. Second-year quarterback Tommy DeVito found Nabers in the back of the end zone for a score, according to Salomone.

This isn’t the play, but just enjoy Nabers running pristine routes.

Salomone also reported that Nabers took the first pass of 7-on-7 drills from Daniel Jones up the sideline for what would have been a touchdown.

Daniel Jones continues to work

The Giants’ starting quarterback didn’t get a day off following his return on Monday. It doesn’t appear he worked in 11-on-11 drills, but he was active in the 7-on-7 drills for the second day in a row. That’s a big deal for his progress and potential participation for training camp.

10-zone work

Another day of focusing on short fields inside the red zone, Schmeelk reported the team portion of practice featured all red-zone work, with most of it coming inside the 10-yard line. Along with the score from Nabers, recently-added quarterback Nathan Rourke connected with Miles Boykin on a shovel pass for a touchdown.

Tyrone Tracy active in passing game

The fifth-round pick has a chance to earn the backup role behind starter Devin Singletary, and it seems he’s starting to find his groove. Tracy was active in the passing game on Tuesday, catching two passes. One of them came in the flat while the other was across the middle. Schmeelk reported both could have been touchdowns.

Wide receivers making noise

There will be plenty of competition in the wide receiver room for the depth spots. According to Schmeelk, second-year Jalin Hyatt scored a touchdown on a crosser from DeVito while receiver/return man Gunner Olszewski caught a pair of touchdowns throughout the day.

Defensive notes

Safety Jalen Mills reportedly came down with the lone interception on the day, stemming from a tipped pass. Rookie linebacker Darius Muasau, the team’s sixth-round pick, tipped a pass for an incompletion in 7-on-7. Meanwhile, cornerbacks Deonte Banks and Tre Hawkins III both recorded pass breakups in the end zone.

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