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New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Criticizes Extra-Point Experiment; Makes Suggestion on Alternative
August 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
During the preseason, the NFL has tried an experiment with teams kicking an extra-point that is 33 yards away instead of the normal 18 yards; something we have all been accustomed to since we all started watching football in our lives. ***PHOTO1*** Yet in the summer, the NFL had decided to experiment...

Tom Coughlin Concerned New York Giants’ Offensive Woes in Preseason May Carry Over
August 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
While it is only the preseason, a lot of people are already starting to push the panic button regarding the offense of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** During their third preseason game on Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Giants offense looked like the team that took the...

Several New York Giants Named to “Most Influential People in New Jersey Sports” List
August 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Earlier this year, six people with direct ties to the New York Giants were named to the "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list. It was the first of two annual most powerful/most influential lists, with the second coming by way of The Star-Ledger and the "Most Influential...

New York Giants’ Offense a Work-In-Progress for Passers, a Potential Paradise for Runners
August 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There is significant irony for the New York Giants after three preseason games. We have seen quarterback Eli Manning experience tremendous growing pains while adjusting to this new style of offense that Ben McAdoo is attempting to install here in New York. And while there are two more preseason games...

Giants’ Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin & Jerry Reese Accept Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness
August 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
By now, you've all heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge that has swept across social media over the last week to bring awareness and donations to ALS; also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ***VIDEO1*** What started out as a 29-year-old guy from Massachusetts currently battling ALS who decided to challenge his former...

New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo: Offense Needs to Take ‘Leap of Faith,’ Trust Their Instincts
August 13th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In two preseason games, the New York Giants are 2-0 and have score 37 points, but people are already worried if the offense will suffer the same setbacks as last year even under a new system. Long gone is Kevin Gilbride and his rather "outdated" offensive system and in is new...

New Up-Tempo Offense Gives New York Giants Advantage They Haven’t Had in Years
August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Thus far into the season, the New York Giants offense hasn’t looked particularly sharp outside of the running game on occasion. The unit is still a work in progress; with a lot of new faces and concepts both on and off the field its not astonishing that the team has...

Larry Donnell, Daniel Fells Emerging as Top Tight Ends for New York Giants
August 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The tight end position for the New York Giants has been a bit of a game of musical chairs over the last couple of years. ***VIDEO1*** It's gone from Kevin Boss to Jake Ballard to Martellus Bennett to Brandon Myers and now, the position completely wide open with six players looking to...

Odell Beckham Jr. Thinks New York Giants’ Offense Will Be One of Best in the League
August 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With Odell Beckham Jr. now back in pads and practicing for the New York Giants after a nagging hamstring injury kept him on the sidelines for the better part of three weeks, he's now making his presence felt ... especially with his words ***VIDEO1*** The Giants' first-round pick, who was brought in...

What are the Reasons Behind New York Giants’ Slow Offensive Start?
August 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants offense has been far from the well-oiled machine that many were hoping it would be after last year when the machine was never able to get started. Despite the addition of four new starting offensive linemen, a top pick at wide receiver and a new offensive...

New York Giants’ Curtis Painter Takes Second-Team Reps After Strong Performance Vs. Steelers
August 12th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After a strong showing against the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game, New York Giants backup quarterback Curtis Painter earned reps as the number two quarterback behind Eli Manning in Monday's practice. Despite Painter’s quality outing, in which he completed seven passes on seven attempts for 68 yards and...

New York Giants DC Perry Fewell: Our Defense Looks Great on Paper, Need to Continue to Grow
August 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants already possess one of the better defenses in the entire NFL, finishing the 2013 season as the eighth best overall unit in the NFL, and that was after getting off to an 0-6 start and ranked 31st in the league before Week 7. ***VIDEO1*** With a new group...

Victor Cruz is “Begging” for More Reps, but New York Giants Trying to Keep Him Healthy
August 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has played a relatively quiet role thus far in training camp, and he was essentially non-existent in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game against the Buffalo Bills. And, as it turns out, that is by design. ***VIDEO1*** "I’m begging for more reps out here...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Hopes Team Uses David Wilson’s Selflessness as Motivation
August 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants had braced themselves for the reality that running back David Wilson may have sustained a career-ending neck injury. Accordingly, when that news finally came, they were somewhat prepared. But no matter how much a certain bit of bad news is expected, actually hearing it brings emotions...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington Drawing Praise from Teammates, Coaches
August 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In the absence of Odell Beckham Jr., another rookie wide receiver is trying to steal some of the spotlight. Unlike the New York Giants first-round selection, Corey Washington wasn’t exactly a popular prospect coming out of Division II Newberry College and went undrafted, signing with the Arizona Cardinals on May...

Bills Fans Heckle, Ruthlessly Boo Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Following Hall of Fame Game
August 4th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Hall of Fame weekend went off without a hitch for the New York Giants. At least until the very end. That's when things got a little weird, as fans of the Buffalo Bills took unprovoked aim at Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, heckling him and ruthlessly booing him during his...

Michael Strahan Has One Final Shining Moment with New York Giants Prior to Hall of Fame Game
August 4th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
When Michael Strahan was introduced prior to kickoff of the 2014 Hall of Fame Game, he was almost immediately surrounded by every single player on the New York Giants roster. It was a surprise move concocted by head coach Tom Coughlin to honor the new Hall of Fame inductee and...

New York Giants’ Bennett Jackson Suffers “Significant Ankle Sprain”
August 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Thursday's practice was a bit rough on the New York Giants, as the team saw multiple players not only miss practice due to injury, but leave practice due to injury. One of the most significant injuries was sustained by rookie cornerback Bennett Jackson, who suffered a serious ankle injury after...

Trying to Salvage First Impression, Odell Beckham Jr. Has Private Meeting with Tom Coughlin
July 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. knows head coach Tom Coughlin is no fan of lingering injuries. He also knows that you only get one chance at a first impression and that they generally last forever, so in an effort to salvage his, Beckham Jr. recently had...

New York Giants Looking for 70 Percent Completion Ratio from Eli Manning in 2014
July 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After his worst season as a pro, the Giants raise have raised the expectations for Eli Manning significantly this upcoming season. They’re not expecting a pro bowl season for Eli, they’re expecting a historical one. One where Eli would go down with having arguably the best season by a Giants...