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New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara: “I Don’t Remember Feeling This Uncertain Last Preseason”
August 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants do not look like a good football team right now. Blame it on whatever you want -- a new defensive coach, lack of experience in the secondary, a recent history of poor drafts, an aging Tom Coughlin or a rash of injuries the likes of which...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Feels “Completely” Healthy, Will Play Against New York Jets
August 28th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara has yet to play this preseason, but on Saturday he will be suited up and set to make his return against the in-town rivals, New York Jets. Amukamara, who has been battling a groin injury throughout most of training camp, addressed the issue with...

Giants’ Cole Farrand Breaks Out “The Whip” Much to the Delight of His Teammates: Video
August 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants may be dealing with an overwhelming amount of injuries (what else is new?), but that hasn't stopped them from having fun. And in what appears to be a very minor amount of rookie hazing, cornerback Prince Amukamara caught linebacker Cole Farrand on film doing "The Whip"...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara: I’m not Going to Play Until I’m Fully Healed
August 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants return to practice this week, it appears as if they'll do so without the added benefit of starting cornerback Prince Amukamara. ***PHOTO1*** Amukamara, who has been dealing with a lingering groin injury over the past two weeks, told the New York Daily News on Monday that while...

New York Giants Sign LB Ashlee Palmer, DB C.J. Conway; Waive/Injured Tony Johnson, Justin Currie
August 24th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced several roster moves on Monday, including the additions of defensive back C.J. Conway and linebacker Ashlee Palmer. The team has also waived/injured linebacker Tony Johnson and safety Justin Currie. ***PHOTO1*** Palmer, who initially signed with an undrafted rookie free agent with the Buffalo Bills in 2009, has...

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley Receives Good News as Tests on Neck Come Back Negative
August 17th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
When New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley went down against the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday night, it did not look good. When he was seen in the locker-room following the game wearing a neck brace, it looked worse. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the outward appearances, it turns out the Giants were just being overly...

New York Giants’ Mykkele Thompson Lost for Season with Ruptured Achilles
August 15th, 2015 at 4:29 PM
The New York Giants have led the league in injuries each of the previous two seasons, even setting an all-time NFL record for Adjusted Games Lost (AGL) in 2013. The hope entering 2015 was that they could buck that trend, but after making it to only game one of the...

New York Giants Fear Safety Mykkele Thompson Suffered Ruptured Achilles & Other Injury Updates
August 15th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Already short several defensive backs in Prince Amukamara (groin), Chykie Brown (knee) and Nat Berhe (calf), the last thing the New York Giants needed were more injuries in their secondary. So, naturally, they suffered the loss of four additional defensive backs in Friday's preseason opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. ***PHOTO1*** The worst...

New York Giants’ Landon Collins, Mykkele Thompson Leave First Preseason Game with Injuries
August 14th, 2015 at 8:14 PM
Going into the first week of the preseason, goal No. 1 is to remain healthy. The New York Giants managed to break that rule within the first two defensive series. Rookie safety Landon Collins appeared to injure his knee during the team's first defensive series, ultimately limping to the sideline. While...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Spags’ System “Complicated” Due to Communication
August 12th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The New York Giants will rely heavily on their veteran defensive players in 2015 primarily because of the communication difficulty in Steve Spagnuolo's returning defensive system. As it was in 2007 and 2008, the team will rely heavily on communication between the safeties and cornerbacks and linebackers and defensive line....