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New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara is Healthy and Ready for Detroit Lions, Calvin Johnson
September 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Now that the preseason has concluded, New York Giants players, coaches and fans are looking ahead to the season opener at Ford Field in Detroit as the Lions seek vengeance against a Giants team that eliminated their postseason hopes in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** In that game, Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara rose to the...

Bennett Jackson a Semi-Surprise Cut, but Likely Addition to New York Giants’ Practice Squad
August 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
For decades, the New York Giants have always followed the formula that the NFL Draft will lead you to the Super Bowl. In Jerry Reese's first year as General Manager, that was evident. Rookies like running back Ahmad Bradshaw, cornerback Aaron Ross, tight end Kevin Boss and Giant faithful Zak...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Expected to Return to Practice on Monday
August 30th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
With their preseason schedule officially out of the way and now the focus can shift towards Week 1 of the regular season against the Detroit Lions, the New York Giants appear to be getting some good news for next week. ***PHOTO1*** The team is expecting to get Jon Beason back onto the...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Slowed by Food Poisoning; Still Targeting Week 1 Return
August 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is still on pace to return for Big Blue's Week 1 matchup against the Detroit Lions, but his training regiment recently took a bit of a hit as he came down with food poisoning last week. Despite that, Beason says it was not a...

Antrel Rolle Upset with New York Giants’ Decision to Release Charles James II
August 27th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Antrel Rolle believes the New York Giants could have one of the best secondaries in the NFL here in 2014, but that didn't take away the sting of losing the man he refers to as his little brother -- Charles James II, who was released on Tuesday as part of...

New York Giants Finalize Roster Cuts; Place Marcus Harris, Cooper Taylor on IR
August 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Prior to the start of practice on Tuesday afternoon, the New York Giants officially announced all transactions necessary for get them to the roster limit of 75 men. Included were a few surprise cuts -- like that of cornerback Charles James II -- and the unfortunate news that wide receiver...

New York Giants Cutdown Day (75-Man) Scorecard
August 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Cutdown day is a brutal day across the NFL, and there will be two of them this week. The first, which requires teams to trim their roster from 90 players to 75 players, will conclude at the end of business on Tuesday. And for the New York Giants, that means...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Kicked Damontre Moore Off Field in Monday’s Practice
August 25th, 2014 at 6:45 PM
Things can always get rather snippy when it comes to practice and training camp in the summer for NFL players. It's hot out, tempers are high, people are tired, they are away from their families and homes and like any team that views themselves as a family or brotherhood, eventually,...

New York Giants Face Several Tough Decisions as First Cutdown Day Looms
August 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants, along with the rest of the NFL, will be required to hand in their 75-man roster and let loose several players. It will be unfortunate to see some cut and we may even question the decisions made on Tuesday. We can however, get an...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz, Marcus Harris Suffer “Serious” Injuries in Victory Over Jets
August 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's the same story year after year after year: when the New York Giants meet the New York Jets in the annual MetLife Bowl, many injuries are suffered. Friday's 35-24 victory over Gang Green was no different as both offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz and wide receiver Marcus Harris went down...

New York Giants’ Kelcy Quarles: All That Matters is I’m Playing Football Somewhere in 2014
August 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One of the first undrafted free agents the New York Giants scooped up the minute the 2014 NFL Draft ended was University of South Carolina defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles. ***PHOTO1*** Quarles played along side No. 1 overall pick Jadaveon Clowney in school and even had a stronger college year in 2013, recording...

Jon Beason Looking to Break New York Giants’ Tackles Record in 2014
August 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The record for the most tackles in one season for the New York Giants is 148, which was set by former middle linebacker Micheal Barrow in 2003. Jon Beason is looking to surpass that in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** While recovering from the foot injury he suffered back in June, Beason went on a...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants to Prove That New York Giants are Better than New York Jets
August 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that there's no love lost between the New York Giants and New York Jets. In fact, ever since the arrival of Rex Ryan as Gang Green's head coach, the rivalry has escalated to an entirely different level. It's become meaningful -- even if the Jets aren't. It's...

New York Giants’ Cooper Taylor Will Need Surgery on Foot; James Brewer Out Vs. Jets
August 20th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants safety Cooper Taylor was hoping to go the route of linebacker Jon Beason after suffering a sesamoid fracture in his foot last week, but head coach Tom Coughlin revealed on Wednesday that's not going to be the case. Rather, Taylor's fracture requires surgery and will likely land...

Giants’ Antrel Rolle Hoping Prince Amukamara’s Injury is Minor; Discusses Rule Enforcements
August 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle spoke to the media earlier this week and answered several questions about what Big Blue need to do defensively to adjust to several factors affecting the team at this moment. Some of the questions thrown Rolle’s way were related to the offense’s mediocre production...

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Felt More Comfortable Signing with New York Giants than New York Jets
August 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Remember five months ago when the New York Giants and New York Jets were battling it out for the chance to sign former Denver Broncos free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie? ***PHOTO1*** With the market settling, Rodgers-Cromartie came into New Jersey to first meet with the Jets and given their salary cap situation,...

Jon Beason Feels ‘Really Close’ to Returning for New York Giants; Unlikely to Play in Preseason
August 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants unfortunately may not see starting linebacker Jon Beason for the rest of the preseason; as he is not expected to play for the team when they face off against the New York Jets this weekend and it's unlikely right now that they would then turn around...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Feeling Better and not Concerned with Injury; No MRI Needed
August 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
After New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was removed from Saturday's 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts with what the team called a "groin strain," there was some concern -- even from head coach Tom Coughlin -- that it could sideline him for up to a few weeks. However, while...

Giants’ Cooper Taylor May Land on Season-Ending IR with Foot Injury; Could Need Surgery
August 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While the New York Giants were able to come away with a 27-26 win over the Indianapolis Colts in their third preseason game this past Saturday night, they might have lost one of their young players for the rest of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Giants' second-year safety Cooper Taylor suffered a sesamoid...

Hakeem Nicks Taunts New York Giants in What He Deemed a Meaningful Preseason Game for Him
August 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may have been another ordinary preseason game for most, but Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks admitted after the fact that it was much more for him. After all, it was the very first time he faced his former team and he clearly wanted to make a statement. Unfortunately,...