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New York Giants’ LB Jasper Brinkley Has Slight Advantage at Middle Linebacker
June 19th, 2016 at 12:45 PM
For the 2015 New York Giants, linebacker was one of the most depleted positions on the field. It was a big reason why the Giants had one of the worst ranked defenses in the NFL. The Giants added some players in free agency and the draft to battle with Jasper...

New York Giants Officially Sign Rookie LB B.J. Goodson; All Draft Picks Signed
June 16th, 2016 at 5:30 PM
The New York Giants officially signed fourth-round pick B.J. Goodson to a four-year deal on Thursday. Though he hadn't inked his contract until Thursday, Goodson still participated in the Giants' entire offseason program. ***PHOTO1*** With Goodson, 23, now signed, the Giants have officially locked up their entire draft class for 2016,...

Giants’ J.T. Thomas Held Out of Minicamp with Leg Injury; Should Be Good for Training Camp
June 15th, 2016 at 11:16 AM
With the injury bug being a major concern for the New York Giants over the last couple of years, the team is being cautious with linebacker J.T. Thomas while they are in minicamp. ***PHOTO1*** The team is currently holding out Thomas with what is being called a lower leg injury, as the...

Highlights from Day 1 of New York Giants’ Mini-Camp
June 14th, 2016 at 3:09 PM
The first day of mandatory mini-camp for the 2016 New York Giants is in the books. Victor Cruz was a participant running routes and catching passes which is a great sign for the Giants. Unfortunately, linebacker J.T. Thomas and safety Mykkele Thompson have "lower leg injuries" but head coach Ben...

New York Giants’ Mini-Camp Begins, What to Look For
June 14th, 2016 at 10:06 AM
New York Giants' mandatory mini-camp spans over three days starting on June 14 and there are many questions that could get a little clarity before training camp starts on July 28. These three days can help a player get a slight edge over another. While mini-camp won't necessarily make or...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Ready to Regain Rookie Year Form After Injury Plagued Season
June 10th, 2016 at 11:53 AM
When Devon Kennard busted onto the scene for the New York Giants late in the 2014 season, everyone thought they had perhaps the next great outside linebacker who could not only make tackles on the field, but could be a pass rusher as well, especially with the 4.5 sacks he...

Wife of Ex-New York Giants’ Lawrence Taylor Arrested for Domestic Violence Against Him
June 3rd, 2016 at 1:47 PM
Lawrence Taylor has had his run-ins with the law, but on Friday, the former New York Giants linebacker and Hall of Famer was the victim this time. ***PHOTO1*** TMZ Sports has reported that the wife of Taylor, Lynette, was arrested on charges of domestic violence and resisting arrest. LT's wife apparently admitted...

Giants’ Keenan Robinson Had Camera Crew Follow Him to Document Offseason Workouts, Preparation
June 1st, 2016 at 11:19 AM
With the many moves the New York Giants made during the offseason, one that got lost in the mix was the one-year deal the team made with former Washington Redskins middle linebacker Keenan Robinson. ***PHOTO1*** Robinson is one of four current players on the team looking to win the team's starting middle...

New York Giants Waive/Injured LB Uani ‘Unga; Place WR Ben Edwards on Injured Reserve
May 11th, 2016 at 12:18 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants parted ways with the their starting linebacker from Week 1 of the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Uani 'Unga, who showed some promise last season, was waived/injured by the Giants. His spot on the team was needed after the Giants officially signed undrafted rookie free agent Matt Smalley;...

New York Giants Sign Ex-Notre Dame’s Ishaq Williams Following Tryout with Team
May 8th, 2016 at 11:32 AM
Ishaq Williams hasn't played football in quite some time after the academic scandal at Notre Dame that lead to him being dismissed from the team and made him ineligible to continue playing college football. This past week, he was given an opportunity to see if he can make it in...