Rookie cornerback Grant Haley could not have picked a better time to be
Rookie cornerback Grant Haley could not have picked a better time to bein Diskussionen Allgemein über die Kryptowelt 16.11.2018 03:23
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elevated from the practice squad to the New York Giants' roster.The Giants (1-5) are heading to Atlanta to play the Falcons (2-4) on Monday night.It's home for Haley and he is going to see the women who inspires him — his mother [url=http://www.giantsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-t-shirts]New York Giants Womens T-Shirt[/url] , Dr. Carla Neal-Haley. She is a pediatrician, an internist and a battler.For the past five or six years, Neal-Haley has been fighting a rare liver disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). It damages the bile ducts and causes the liver to deteriorate over time. There is no cure. She needs a new liver."We've been working on that, finding different donors, having people tested," Haley said Thursday before going out to practice. "It's been important to me to reach out and use my social media presence to help in any way possible. She has been my biggest supporter and there for everything I have been through. For me as a son, it's only right for me to do the same."Neal-Haley had open heart surgery in January and her condition now makes her eligible to get a new liver.There is a Facebook page aimed at finding a donor (@liverforcarla).Haley said his mother still goes to work every day, although one of her new jobs is finding tickets for Monday night. The family needs about 10 and probably more for friends.If active, the game will be his NFL debut."With the family there, this is special," said Haley, who also has a younger brother and sister. "My mom [url=http://www.giantsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-hats]New York Giants Hats[/url] , she is excited. She is looking for tickets. She has been loving and supporting. Now for a moment like this, it's special for her, everything she is going through. I am in a blessed position and I can't be more thankful for the opportunity."Haley, whose father, Leon Jr., is a dean at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, has overcome some adversity to get into this position. He was not drafted and signed with the Giants as a free agent. He had a good training camp and was in the final cuts. The Giants immediately added him to the practice squad, where the minimum salary was $7,600 weekly.He will make more than $28,000 weekly on the 53-man roster.Being on the 10-man practice squad was an adjustment after training camp."I looked at the situation and you get to go against Odell (Beckham Jr.) and Shep (Sterling Shepard) every day, why not take advantage of that and continue to grow your skillset?" Haley said. "Once I did that, then it started being fun out there and normal. I'm glad I used that as a growing experience to be ready when my number was called."Haley was at MetLife Stadium for the Giants' home games and watched the away contests on television. It admittedly was a strange feeling after starting 36 of 49 games at Penn State. All he could do was root for his teammates.He took notes though and worked hard. Now he might get a chance to go against receiver Julio Jones and quarterback Matt Ryan, guys he watched on television when he was home in Atlanta."Mom will definitely be there [url=http://www.giantsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-hoodie]New York Giants Womens Hoodie[/url] ," Haley said.Giants news, 9/24: Looking back at the Giants’ first victory Good morning, New York Giants fans! It’s a happy day after the Giants’ first victory of the season, so let’s get to the headlines.“This is an opportunity to go win a football game”That is what quarterback Eli Manning told his teammates before the start on a 9-play, 77-yard fourth-quarter drive that turned a tenuous 20-15 lead into 27-15 advantage with 5:29 to play. The quarterback said he also told his teammates “it comes down to this drive.”“We had a great first half, hadn’t done really anything in the second half and we had a chance to go win the football game,” Manning said. “Guys stepped up, made some big plays. I think coach called it aggressive.”“We just had energy”Saquon Barkley noted after the game that there was “a different vibe” amongst the team prior to Sunday’s game.Odell Beckham Jr. also noticed it.“I just feel like apart from (more offensive production) that we just had energy,” Beckham said. “We came out, we played like we loved the game of football, like this was football with kids and we were having fun. It was lighter. It wasn’t like we’re down 0-2, we got to win. It was like, let’s go out and have fun today [url=http://www.giantsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-customized]Womens Customized New York Giants Jerseys[/url] , and that’s what we did and we got the W doing that.”Game ballManning gave coach Pat Shurmur a game ball in honor of his first victory as Giants coach. Shurmur, in turn, said he was going to present GM Dave Gettleman with one. Gettleman, whose lymphoma is in remission, did not attend the game.Around the Inter-GoogleGiant concerns for tight end Evan Engram after knee injury - NY Daily NewsOne third of the Giants’ dynamic offensive attack is ailing. Tight end Evan Engram, who along with Odell Beckham and rookie Saquon Barkley make up the Giants’ explosive triple threat on offense, left Sunday’s game in the second quarter with a right knee injury.Leonard: Chad Wheeler jump starts Giants in place of disappointing Ereck Flowers, who team should have already moved on from - NY Daily NewsPat Shurmur benched Ereck Flowers and started Chad Wheeler at right tackle on SundayHow an allegedly washed-up QB rescued the Giants’ seasonThe Giants were losing their grip on the game and on their season, when it was Eli Manning who answered the S.O.S.Eli Manning, who remembered how to be great...Eli Manning shows he still can get job done | NewsdayHe completed 25 of 29 with two TD passes, including one on the clinching late drive.
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