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New York Giants Feeling Cautiously Optimistic About Jon Beason’s Recovery
September 2nd, 2015 at 11:30 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason (knee) sat out of practice on Tuesday and will not play against the New England Patriots on Thursday night, but there's building optimism that the veteran will be able to return in time for the team's regular season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** "He feels...

New York Giants’ Mark Herzlich Suffers Setback, Will Sit Out Vs. New York Jets
August 28th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich suffered a concussion on the opening kickoff of the team's Week 2 preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but was expected to return at some point this week. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately for both Herzlich and the Giants, that didn't happen and the veteran linebacker endured a "setback"...

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 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’ Jon Beason Hoping to Return for Week 1 Against Dallas Cowboys
August 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason suffered a knee sprain in Saturday's preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars and while he calls the injury "minor," head coach Tom Coughlin says the veteran is considered "week-to-week" at this point. ***PHOTO1*** "Jon Beason has a sprained knee," Coughlin said. "These things are all different....

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Will Have MRI on Sprained Knee & Other Injury Updates
August 23rd, 2015 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason came into training camp feeling "like a kid again" for the first time in many years. He was healthy, he was happy and he was eager to knock the rust off during Big Blue's preseason games. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately for Beason, that ended after the first quarter...

New York Giants Safety Brandon Meriweather Confident He’s Still Pro Bowl Material
August 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It's been five long years since safety Brandon Meriweather last went to the Pro Bowl and five long years since he last played a full 16-game season. However, as he was introduced by the New York Giants on Sunday night, Meriweather beamed with confidence when asked if he's still got...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain Given Green Light to Practice After Potentially Serious Injury
August 16th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
For a brief moment, there were questions about Jameel McClain's NFL future. Having faced the icy stare of retirement once before, the New York Giants linebacker was once again forced to consider the possibility that his professional football career was over. ***PHOTO1*** McClain, who had previously been diagnosed with spinal stenosis --...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain “Out a While” with Neck Injury; Nat Berhe Has Muscle Tear
August 6th, 2015 at 4:47 PM
We joked about it earlier, but maybe we should reconsider our level of seriousness. After the last several seasons, and a tumultuous start to training camp, we feel it appropriate to re-name "Giants 101" as "Injuries 101." Given that intro, you already know what's coming next. And, unfortunately, it's not very...

Injuries Beginning to Stack up for New York Giant as Jameel McClain, Prince Amukamara Go Down
August 6th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Shortly before the New York Giants took the field for their first fully padded practice of training camp, linebacker Jon Beason stated that he expected to see blood spilled. Of course, he was referring to his own, and while no blood actually hit the field at the Quest Diagnostics Training...