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Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Defensive Line
January 19th, 2017 at 2:01 PM
The New York Giants saw their defense go from one of the worst units to one of the best in only a matter of one season. A big reason for that was the revamped defensive line that stopped the run but also rushed the passer. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were 14th in...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ‘Continues to Grow’ at Nickel Corner
January 5th, 2017 at 12:01 PM
When the New York Giants drafted cornerback Eli Apple many wondered how the team would handle having three cornerbacks who regularly play on the outside. They decided to move veteran Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to the inside and it has paid off. ***PHOTO1*** Rodgers-Cromartie doesn't exclusively play nickel corner. He will see time...

Giants’ Landon Collins: Confidence is ‘Through the Roof’
January 4th, 2017 at 9:53 PM
The New York Giants head into Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers, who have been on a roll, winning six straight games to end the season. Giants safety Landon Collins and the defense feel they are ready for the challenge. ***PHOTO1*** Both teams have been on a roll...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
January 4th, 2017 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie earned the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award for his performance against the Washington Redskins in Week 17. ***PHOTO1*** Rodgers-Cromartie has two interceptions, one sack and three tackles in the Giants' 19-10 win over the Redskins to end their regular season. This marks the...

Giants’ Jonathan Casillas Thinks This ‘More Upside’ for Defense
December 27th, 2016 at 1:23 PM
The New York Giants (10-5) wrap up their regular season with a trip to FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins (8-6-1). Linebacker Jonathan Casillas believes the defense can play better than they have. ***PHOTO1*** The defense has been the backbone of the Giants' success this season and Casillas has...

Giants’ Keenan Robinson Added to Injury Report
December 14th, 2016 at 4:29 PM
The New York Giants (9-4) are fresh off of their 10-7 win against the Dallas Cowboys (11-2) but they did not get out completely unscathed as linebacker Keenan Robinson was added to Wednesday's injury report. ***PHOTO1*** Robinson did not practice on Wednesday due to a shoulder injury. It is unclear when...

Giants’ Andrew Adams Wasn’t Benched After Cowboys’ Touchdown
December 13th, 2016 at 4:33 PM
The New York Giants (9-4) were keeping the game close early on against the Dallas Cowboys (11-2) until Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams caught a wide open pass from Dak Prescott to start the scoring. ***PHOTO1*** While watching the replay, it seems as though safety Andrew Adams bit hard on the...

Giants’ Janoris Jenkins: ‘We Can Be as Special as We Want’
December 12th, 2016 at 7:05 PM
The New York Giants (8-4) snapped the 11-game winning streak of the Dallas Cowboys (11-2) on Sunday night at MetLife Stadium with a 10-7 win. Cornerback Janoris Jenkins had another solid outing and believes this defense is the kind that wins championships. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants defense proved they have made a...

Giants’ Romeo Okwara Impresses on Primetime Stage
December 12th, 2016 at 5:05 PM
The New York Giants found themselves in a conundrum when star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (hernia surgery) was ruled out for the regular season due to injury. If they wanted to keep their playoff hopes alive, someone had to step up. ***PHOTO1*** Enter undrafted rookie defensive end Romeo Okwara out of...

Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo Impressed with Progress of Romeo Okwara
December 9th, 2016 at 3:57 PM
The New York Giants have three young defensive ends that will have to fill the shoes of Jason Pierre-Paul, who is out for the rest of the regular season following surgery to repair a sports core injury. ***PHOTO1*** One of those three players includes undrafted rookie Romeo Okwara out of Notre...