If there’s one time of year that NFL coaches and general managers must hate with a passion, it’s having to inform those players whom, despite working hard all offseason and summer, they've decided to release from the team.
Unfortunately, that time is fast approaching, and it probably doesn’t get any easier for New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, who along with his coaching staff and general manager Jerry Reese, will have some difficult decisions to make.
To recap the timing, on August 27, teams will be required to reduce their rosters from 90 to 75. On August 31, teams will make their final roster cuts down to the final 53 players.
Here’s a look at where seven Giants veterans, who at the start of camp were thought to be on the bubble, likely stand in their quest to make the 53-man roster.