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The New York Giants have signed cornerback Tony Lippett

 to the active roster. Lippett was reportedly already signed and in the locker room on Thursday morning introducing himself to his new teammates.After the trade of Eli Apple White Dalvin Tomlinson Jerseys , the Giants needed more depth in the seconThe New York Giants have signed cornerback Tony Lippettdary. Lippett, 6-foot-3, 192 pounds, was a fifth-round pick of the Miami Dolphins in 2015 and played under Giants current defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo. He was a wide receiver at Michigan State, who also played on defense and was converted to cornerback full-time in the NFL. After being a starter for 13 games in 2016 for the Dolphins, Lippett tore his Achilles before the 2017 season and missed the entire year. Miami released Lippett during training camp this year and he has been a free agent since. He worked out for the Giants prior to Week 1, but nothing was done at the time.Per Sports Info Solutions charting from Football Outsiders, Lippett ranked 46th in yards allowed per pass and 41st in success rate among 84 qualified cornerbacks in 2016. As would be expected as a converted wide receiver, Lippett’s ball skills were good at that time — he led the Dolphins with four interceptions and had 10 passes defensed. Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are your Friday headlines.Giants still hoping for turnaroundThe Giants are 1-5. The chance they will make the playoffs is virtually non-existent — 1 percent per FiveThirtyEight, and the chances of even a .500 season appear slim. Still, players are trying to be optimistic, trying to stay together, which is a change from a season ago.Landon Collins:“You still see smiles in people’s faces when they come up in here. Positive outlooks, nobody is saying the season’s over, nobody said that since we’ve been 1-5, no one has said that, and everybody’s just staying positive,” Collins said. “We got the team, we got the guys, know what we can do and what we’re capable of so once we put one in the bucket I think we’re going to keep it going from there.“The challenge is that it’s hard. Definitely hard Dalvin Tomlinson Jerseys 2019 , but when you know you got guys that you play for, your brothers that you play for, guy on my left, guy on my right, you play for those guys each and every play. As long as we’re having a fun time, having a good time I’ll come in here with positive thoughts.”Nate Solder:“I don’t think you can pay attention to any of that [being 1-5]. I think that’s just a life lesson. There’s going to be plenty of stuff that goes on and the noise in just general. Everyone else that doesn’t really know or is involved in and they’re always going to be looking to bring you down,” Solder said. “The challenge is we just got to support each other and not take anything for granted. We only have a short time on this earth, we got to enjoy every single minute of it, love on each other and just spend the time with each other and prove, get better and have fun doing it.”Eli Manning:“It’s easy to get hot in this league, it’s possible. We just got to find a way to get one. This week on the road, a tough contest against Atlanta, but I think the guys are ready, and focused, and ready to go out there and ready to play better football.”Around the Inter-GoogleTraina: How did the Giants get here? Blame for the team’s woes goes well beyond this year’s roster – The AthleticThe team's poor drafting record (and numerous free agent signings to make up for it) under former GM Jerry Reese is still affecting the current roster.Saquon Barkley tries putting all Giants’ fears to rest: from Eli to Darnold“It sucks seeing that everyone just trying to put all the blame on Eli, and that’s not the case,” Barkley says. “At the end of the day, you win as a team and you lose as a team, and as a team we gotta get better.”[E-mail Ed at or via the Big Blue View Contact Page | Follow Big Blue View on Twitter | ‘Like’ Big Blue View on Facebook | Follow Big Blue View on Instagram]