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Four New York Giants Named to Pro Football Focus All-NFC East Team
January 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Wednesday, Odell Beckham Jr. continued to pile up the awards on what was a tremendous rookie campaign in 2014, as Pro Football Focus named him to the 2014 All-NFC East team. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. was named to the wide receivers section of the team along with Dez Bryant of the Dallas...

Mike Patterson: Players Excited About Steve Spagnuolo Because of His Play Calling, Heavy Blitzing
January 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as the defensive coordinator for the New York Giants has created a buzz around the fans, the team and the players; mostly because of Spagnuolo's reputation that follows him. ***PHOTO1*** When you're known as the coach who came up with the game plan to slow down the...

New York Giants Select Washington NT Danny Shelton in NFL.com’s Mock Draft
January 17th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
It's a good four months until the 2015 NFL Draft, but the needs for next year's New York Giants team are pretty obvious. ***PHOTO1*** Offensive line is a must. Linebackers should be looked at along with the secondary. Some think the pass rush is a must too, especially if Jason Pierre-Paul departs...

Pro Football Focus Names Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. 1st Team All-Pro, Johnathan Hankins 2nd Team
January 5th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
While none of the players on the New York Giants were initially voted to the Pro Bowl roster, some are getting recognized by others for a season well done. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, Pro Football Focus named rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the first team of their 2014 All Pro Team...

Cullen Jenkins Fined More for Roughing the Passer than Participants in Sunday’s Giants-Rams Brawl
December 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Christmas Eve, the letters from the league have arrived and New York Giants wide receiver Preston Parker has been fined $15,000 for his part in Sunday's brawl against the St. Louis Rams -- he's one of six total Giants to have been fined. ***PHOTO1*** Both Parker and defensive end Damontre Moore...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Impressed with Blossoming DT, Johnathan Hankins
December 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
While his defense plans for their game plan against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell let some of his own thoughts flow about the state of his players on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Two of the first players mentioned were defensive linemen Jason Pierre-Paul and Johnathan Hankins,...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul, Unlike Most, not Concerned with His Sack Numbers
December 19th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been, perhaps, the most dominant 4-3 run-stopper from the edge in the NFL this year. However, all anyone can seem to talk about are his sack numbers, as if they somehow solely define him and his performance this season. ***PHOTO1*** With six sacks over...

New York Giants Re-Sign DT Dominique Hamilton to Practice Squad
December 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Early last week, the New York Giants had signed defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton from their practice squad to their active roster, but proceeded to waive him only three days later as injuries forced a number of new roster shuffles. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the team gave Hamilton a call, officially re-signing him to...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh, Cullen Jenkins & Jacquian Williams Out Vs. Dallas Cowboys
November 21st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 12 injury report on Friday afternoon, and to no one's surprise, the team has officially listed offensive lineman Justin Pugh (quad), defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf) and linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion) out for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** With Pugh sitting out,...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins Suffers Setback with Calf Injury; Uncertain Vs. 49ers
November 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins returned in Week 10 after sitting out for several games following a calf injury sustained against the Dallas Cowboys, but played only 18 snaps and saw little time in the 4th quarter. On Thursday, Jenkins was once against sidelined during practice and head...

San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh: New York Giants “Are Very Good Against the Run”
November 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In what has been a complicated season for the San Francisco 49ers on and off the field, their 27-24 overtime win against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday has given them renewed spirits. Now at 5-4 and third in the NFC West, they are locking in on a road victory...

New York Giants Defense Must Contain Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers’ Ground Game
November 13th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The 38-17 loss the New York Giants suffered against the Seattle Seahawks is still fresh in their minds as they prepare to take on another NFC West opponent this week in the San Francisco 49ers. The Giants' biggest weakness in the Seattle loss was the defense's lack of holding down...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Cullen Jenkins Out Vs. Colts; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Questionable
November 1st, 2014 at 1:55 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 9 injury report on Saturday afternoon and, to no one's surprise, both running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf) have been ruled out for Monday's game against the Indianapolis Colts. ***PHOTO1*** What everyone had been waiting for however, was the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Rashad Jennings: “He’s not Ready to Go”
October 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants were hopeful that running back Rashad Jennings (knee) would return following the bye week and play against the Indianapolis Colts, but as the team returned to the practice field on Monday, he was not among those participating. ***PHOTO1*** "He's not ready to go," Coughlin said of Jennings, adding...

New York Giants DT Cullen Jenkins “Out a Couple of Weeks” with Strained Calf Injury
October 20th, 2014 at 5:45 PM
The New York Giants suffered two injuries to key starters of their defense during the first half of their 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at AT&T Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** The first was to middle linebacker Jon Beason, who hurt the same toe that he initially hurt back in June, kept...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins to Undergo MRI on Monday to Determine Extent of Calf Injury
October 20th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
During the first half of the New York Giants 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, the injury bug hit the Giants again and could have them short-handed when they return from the bye. ***PHOTO1*** Starting defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins injured his calf and was unable to return...

Detroit Lions’ Ndamukong Suh Refuses to Regarding Desires to Play for Giants, Jets
September 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Early Sunday morning, it was reported that Detroit Lions star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is likely to leave the Detroit Lions after the 2014 season and once he's a free agent, would prefer to play in New York for either the New York Giants or the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** Suh's current...

Mathias Kiwanuka Believes New York Giants Could Have Elite Defense in 2014
September 2nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
No one has come out and said it yet, but the way the New York Giants offense has been struggling, it’s likely that the Giants defense will have to carry the team to victory in the early portion of the season as the offense develops an identity. Fortunately for the...

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...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty, Kelcy Quarles Ruled Out Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
August 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game this coming Saturday night, and already a number of players have been ruled out. ***VIDEO1*** In addition to linebacker Jon Beason, who is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, head coach Tom Coughlin says...