Not since he was 10 years old.
That is the last time Joe Looney recalls being told to “run a lap.”
Looney is 30 years old, so that is a lot of time between laps.
The big offensive lineman took a jog around the field Monday during his first real training camp practice with the Giants. He signed on Saturday and participated in a light workout with his new team during a community service event in Newark. This was more of a debut for Looney, and a bad center-quarterback exchange with Daniel Jones — Looney said he snapped the ball too early — prompted head coach Joe Judge to send both players out on a run.
“Yeah, that’s something I ain’t done since little league, but you know I loved it,’’ Looney said. “It’s another way to hold us accountable as professionals. If you make a mistake, you’re going to have to run a lap for it. You know, I’m all about it.’’
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It remains to be seen what Looney will be all about with the Giants. He has 42 NFL starts on his résumé, mostly at center, a few sprinkled in at right and left guard. Shane Lemieux began camp as the starting left guard, but he is currently sidelined with a knee injury, although Judge said he is day-to-day and should return soon. Looney can serve as a backup at all three interior…