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Giants’ Jameel McClain on Stopping Colts Offense: We’re Going to Play Solid, Fundamental Defense
October 30th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
On Monday night, the New York Giants defense, without Cullen Jenkins, Jon Beason and several others, will have the tough task of trying to slow down the Indianapolis Colts and their explosive offense. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, the Colts rank second in the league with 250 points already scored and even though they're...

Jon Beason May Be Lost for Season, but Vows to Remain a Leader for NY Giants
October 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When it became clear that he would miss the rest of the season with a toe injury, Jon Beason was devastated. The New York Giants' middle linebacker tried his best to stay on the field, but the situation could not make that possible and he had to opt for season-ending...

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’ Jon Beason Elects to Undergo Season-Ending Foot/Toe Surgery
October 27th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
As the New York Giants returned to practice on Monday afternoon, they did so without linebacker Jon Beason. And it's a situation the team had better get used to as the veteran elected to undergo season-ending foot/toe surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beason had previously expressed concern over his foot injury and said he was,...

Giants’ Jon Beason is ’50-50′ on Shutting It Down for Season, Getting Surgery on Injured Toe
October 21st, 2014 at 4:45 PM
Ever since Jon Beason left Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys due to re-aggravating the same toe injury he initially suffered back in June and again in September, his status for the remainder of the 2014 season was in tremendous doubt. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Beason spoke with Mike Francesa of WFAN and...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Delivers Strong Message to Players: Get Ready, We’re Going to Make a Run
October 21st, 2014 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has long preached the mantra "talk is cheap, play the game" and asked that his players do the same. But on Monday afternoon, just before the team departed and headed out for their bye week, he had an uncharacteristically strong message for them....

New York Giants’ Jon Beason to Visit Foot Specialist in North Carolina Again Regarding Injury
October 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
During the first half of the New York Giants 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium, starting middle linebacker Jon Beason left the game after he re-aggravated his toe/foot injury, which is the same one he initially hurt back in June, kept him out of the entire preseason...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain Tells Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Romo: “No! I’m not the MIKE!”
October 20th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
There weren't many positives that came out of Sunday's 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, but for one brief moment, FOX Sports audio picked up an interesting -- and hilarious -- exchange between Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and New York Giants linebacker Jameel McClain. In the video below, you can hear...

Special Cleats Fail New York Giants’ Jon Beason; Linebacker Re-Injured Foot/Toe Again
October 20th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
The injury saga for New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason, once again, reared its ugly head in New York's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Beason headed to the locker-room as the second quarter got underway, and it appeared that he had re-aggravated a right toe injury that had sidelined him...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Cowboys; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Questionable
October 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 7 injury report on Friday afternoon and, as expected, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) has been ruled out. But the good news is that cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (IT Band) returned to practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason: “I Am Messing It up. When I Play, We Don’t Win”
October 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Coming into the season, the New York Giants knew linebacker Jon Beason would be a difference maker for them. It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when Beason was named one of their two captains on defense without having a full season with the team under his belt. ***PHOTO1*** Last...

Rashad Jennings Voted in as New York Giants’ NFLPA Representative
October 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Just how much is Rashad Jennings already respected in the New York Giants locker-room? So much so that he's been voted in as the team's NFLPA representative in his very first year. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants held their elections on Thursday, with linebacker Mark Herzlich -- a member of the NFLPA Executive Committee...

New York Giants Must Embrace “Next Man up” Mentality as They Head into Philadelphia
October 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Two of the main concerns the New York Giants have to deal with and work around for Sunday's all-important game against the Philadelphia Eagles will be the absences of running back Rashad Jennings and linebacker Spencer Paysinger. ***PHOTO1*** Both players went down in last Sunday's 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Jennings...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Spencer Paysinger Out Vs. Eagles; Jon Beason Questionable
October 10th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 6 injury report on Friday afternoon and, to no one's surprise, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) have both been ruled out. ***PHOTO1*** While those two injuries were not a surprise, that doesn't mean the Giants' final practice of the...

Jon Beason Likely to Return for New York Giants on Sunday Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 10th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's been almost a month since the New York Giants have seen Jon Beason on the field for them, as he has missed the last three weeks due to a re-aggravation his foot/toe injury from the initial injury he suffered back in June during the team's OTA's. ***PHOTO1*** Some thought he could...

New York Giants Waive LB Dan Fox; Sign CB Chandler Fenner from Practice Squad
October 4th, 2014 at 6:25 PM
On Saturday, the New York Giants made a couple of minor roster moves the day before they square off against the Atlanta Falcons at MetLife Stadium in their Week 5 matchup. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants announced that they have waived linebacker Dan Fox and in a corresponding move, they have also promoted cornerback...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Non-Committal About Jon Beason’s Availability Vs. Falcons
October 4th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason (foot) said earlier this week that he expects to play on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, and when the team released their final injury report on Friday afternoon, he was listed as questionable -- in other words, a 50/50 shot. But when asked about...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason, Devon Kennard & Odell Beckham Jr. Questionable Vs. Falcons
October 3rd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
For two consecutive days, every single member of the New York Giants' 53-man roster practiced on at least a limited basis. That represented the first such two-day span all year and, most likely, the first such span in several years. In other words, it's a rare plethora of health for...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Expects to Play on Sunday Vs. Atlanta Falcons
October 2nd, 2014 at 4:50 PM
The New York Giants have been without their starting middle linebacker and defensive captain Jon Beason since Week 2 of the regular season as he has dealt with the re-aggravation of the foot injury he suffered back in June. ***PHOTO1*** What originally thought was going to be a season-long, possibly even a...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain Laughs at Notion That Defense is “Intimidated” by Falcons Offense
October 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Atlanta Falcons may sport one of the league's best offenses, but that doesn't strike fear into the heart of New York Giants linebacker Jameel McClain. In fact, McClain laughed at the notion of intimidation when asked about it on Wednesday, saying real men always want to matchup against the...