Hot off the Wire news, rumors and tips

Giants | Mark Herzlich to enter camp as No. 1 MLB

New York Giants LB Mark Herzlich, who lined up with the first-team defense throughout the team's organized team activities and minicamp, is expected to be the starter at middle linebacker when training camp begins on July 26. He's aware that the job appears to be his to secure and has been "very commanding," according to defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. "He's taken a leadership role out there and I think he has some good respect from his teammates in some of the things he's done in the OTAs. Obviously, we want to find out what happens when the pads come on." LB Dan Connor figured to stand a good chance to starter in the middle, but he's been unable to displace Herzlich.

Fantasy Tip: This is worthy news for those in deep IDP leagues. Watch how training camp unfolds to see if Herzlich maintains his appeal.

2013-06-14 09:18:40 | Source: Giants.com - Michael Eisen

Access more Dan Connor news and rumors by clicking here....

Access more Mark Herzlich news and rumors by clicking here....

What do you think? Sound off!


For additional NFL information, please view KFFL's NFL Hot off the Wire.


Fantasy Sports News

NFL Hot off the Wire News | MLB Hot off the Wire News | NASCAR Hot off the Wire News