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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’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Rams; Jameel McClain Probable
December 19th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 16 injury report on Friday, and as expected, the team has ruled running back Rashad Jennings (ankle) out against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** "I've been fighting them to let me play anyway, and now with this happening," Jennings told ESPN earlier...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Sees Devon Kennard as Long-Term Answer at SAM
December 19th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants rookie linebacker Devon Kennard has significant experience at all three linebackers positions, as well as defensive end, where he saw time while at USC. But when asked on Thursday where Kennard, who has really come into his own in recent weeks, fits defensively, Perry Fewell indicated his...

2015 NFL Draft: ESPN’s Todd McShay Has New York Giants Selecting Vic Beasley, Clemson
December 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Just imagine: in the mind of ESPN's Todd McShay, he is visualizing Roger Goodell walking up to the podium at the 2015 NFL Draft announcing that with their first-round pick, the New York Giants have selected a linebacker. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, McShay released his first mock draft of his first-round projection of...

New York Giants Place Jacquian Williams, James Brewer on Season-Ending IR, Sign Adam Gettis
December 16th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The New York Giants can officially field two full squads of players on the team that are on the injured reserve after Tuesday night, as the number is now up to 22 players. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the Giants announced that outside linebacker Jacquian Williams and offensive lineman James Brewer were both placed...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams, James Brewer Out Vs. Redskins; Eli Manning Probable
December 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 15 injury report on Friday afternoon, and have officially ruled linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion/shoulder) and offensive lineman James Brewer (concussion) out against the Washington Redskins. ***PHOTO1*** Neither Brewer nor Williams practiced all week and, at this point, the severity of their respective concussions --...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Named NFC Player of the Week for Performance Vs. Titans
December 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's been quite a while sine the New York Giants drafted a linebacker with actual play-making ability, but they finally may have found that in Devon Kennard, who thus far, is looking more and more like a guy who will stick on this team for a long time. ***PHOTO1*** After Sunday's 36-7...

New York Giants’ Mark Herzlich Downgraded to Out Vs. Titans; Team Makes Roster Moves
December 6th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants will already be without linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion/shoulder) and offensive lineman James Brewer (concussion) on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, and you can now add linebacker Mark Herzlich (concussion) to that list. ***PHOTO1*** The team officially downgraded Herzlich from questionable to out prior to departing from New Jersey...

Mark Herzlich the Third New York Giants Player to Play with Concussion: Report
December 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As if the New York Giants don't have enough injury problems to begin with, it appears as if they've missed three concussions over the past five weeks, sending each of those three players back into the game. ***PHOTO1*** The first was running back Peyton Hillis and the second was linebacker Jacquian Williams,...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell: Our Defense Really Misses Jon Beason Out There
November 29th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
For the second year in a row, the New York Giants have been hit hard with injuries; especially their defense. ***PHOTO1*** Prince Amukamara, Walter Thurmond and Trumaine McBride are all out for the season with injuries and both Jacquian Williams and Cullen Jenkins are dealing with injuries that will keep them out...

New York Giants Sign LB Terrell Manning Off Bengals’ Practice Squad; Waive Justin Anderson
November 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Tuesday evening, the New York Giants announced that they had signed linebacker Terrell Manning off of the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad. Manning had previously been with the Giants, having originally signed with the team on June 16th before being waived on August 30th. ***PHOTO1*** In order to make room for Manning...

New York Giants Waive OL Charles Brown; Sign LB Justin Anderson from Practice Squad
November 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
For the second consecutive week, the New York Giants have signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad to their 53-man roster. And in an effort to make room for him, the team has also announced that they have waived veteran offensive lineman Charles Brown. ***PHOTO1*** Brown, who initially signed as a...

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’ Devon Kennard Ready to Step in Vs. 49ers in Jacquian Williams’ Absence
November 15th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
In a theme that seems to never stop for the New York Giants, the continue to deal with the injury bug hitting them hard, as this time, it's outside linebacker Jacquian Williams who will be out for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers with a concussion. ***PHOTO1*** With Williams out, Devon...

Giants Place Peyton Hillis on Season-Ending IR; Sign Justin Anderson from Practice Squad
November 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Saturday that they have placed running back Peyton Hillis (concussion) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad to the 53-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis, who suffered a concussion in a 38-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10, was...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams, Peyton Hillis & Cullen Jenkins Out Vs. 49ers
November 14th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 11 injury report on Friday, and to no one's surprise, the team has officially ruled out linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion), running back Peyton Hillis (concussion) and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf) for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the additional defensive...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Disputes Antrel Rolle’s Comments About Team’s Lack of Passion
November 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After the New York Giants suffered an embarrassing defeat to the Indianapolis Colts on national TV 40-24 this past Monday night, starting safety and captain Antrel Rolle went on a full tirade for the lack of passion, heart and not showing a pulse on the sidelines. ***PHOTO1*** He didn't name names, although...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard to Make First NFL Start Vs. Indianapolis Colts
November 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
“Feeling so excited and blessed to go to battle with my teammates in my first start in the NFL on Monday Night Football versus the Colts!" ***PHOTO1*** Those were the words that New York Giants fans were treated to if they followed the Twitter or Instagram of rookie linebacker Devon Kennard. Sure enough,...

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...