As we wait for Hard Knocks, featuring that other New York team, here's a couple of tidbits from the evening practice that should make all you fans of defense smile.
Kenny Phillips, playing 22 yards off the line of scrimmage, flew over to the sideline to break up a deep pass from Jim Sorgi to Victor Cruz. Only moments before that, he was right there for what might have been a crunching tackle (had it been live action) on Derek Hagan on a seam pattern up the middle.
DE Osi Umenyiora, who undoubtedly will suffer from a sore hip all season, took the great circle route around LT Will Beatty for a sack.
S John Busing had an interception off Gerris Wilkinson's tip of a Rhett Bomar-to-Bear Pascoe throw.
And finally, Lawrence Tynes hit a 50-yard field goal in a 6-for-6 evening.