Giants Rookie Rueben Randle Giving Advice To Teammates On Former Teammate Morris Claiborne
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The New York Post is reporting that New York Giants rookie wide receiver Rueben Randle gets to be the king this week. Maybe he’ll have someone get him breakfast.
Randle has the honor of being teammates at LSU with the Dallas Cowboys top overall pick and starting right corner Morris Claiborne.
When asked how often he matched up with Claiborne at practice he responded, "Every day, every single day."
Giants receivers have already swarmed to Randle for advice on Claiborne.
“We asked him a few questions on what’s his technique, if he likes to bail, if he likes to jump-jam, stuff like that,’ Hakeem Nicks said.
Randle said Claiborne is the best defensive back he’s ever faced.
“We got after each other each and every day, I think that’s why we’re at the level of play we’re at right now,’’ Randle said of his freshman roommate. “I knew each and every day I was going to get my best work in practice.’’
He also had no problem giving up the goods on his former college teammate.
“I told ’em he likes to quick-jab a lot so just be prepared for that, you got to get his hands off you, because once he gets his hands on you he’s able to control you. You got to get him to open up his hips because if he’s comfortable he’s going to be able to break on any route you are pretty much running.’’
So many subplots will be heading into Wednesday's opening night showdown. Can’t wait.
Do I owe Bart Scott for that?
Glenn Erby is a NFL writer for FootBasket. He also owns the NFL blog, Tha Cover 2. You can read more about him over there. Follow him on Twitter @thacover2.