It has been pretty quiet recently for the reigning Super Bowl champions as the basketball drama has taken over New York. However, only weeks after quarterback Eli Manning threw out the first pitch at Citifield, his coach Tom Coughlin showed up at Yankee Stadium to deliver his own first pitch. This was not Coughlin's first time getting the honor. He was there in 2007 when the Giants also won the Super Bowl. An unknown Tom Coughlin fact: he used to play baseball as a pitcher.
News on the field: Adrian Tracy is ready to fill the voids left by Dave Tollefson who departed to Oakland via free agency. Tracy played defensive end in college, but the Giants used him as a lineman; similar to the man he has tried to emulate who just happens to be his fellow teammate, Mathias Kiwanuka. Tracy will definitely need to be ready to play at 150% with guys like Justin Tuck, Jason Pierre-Paul, and Osi Umenyiora who have become one of the most feared defensive lines in the whole league. "It is awesome learning from these guys, as far as how they dissect film," Tracy said. "I want to learn and be a student of the game. Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora are the two of the best in the league. So I am picking their brain left and right to try to see certain situations that are going through their minds so I can pick up some things and better my game." Tracy will still have to compete with Justin Trattou for that final spot on the line, but at least the Giants are left with options after the big hit they took by losing Tollefson. Jerry Reese always seems to have a plan in his mind for his team.