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New York Giants Sign Jerome Cunningham to 53-Man Roster, Nikita Whitlock to Practice Squad
December 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants' roster is finally back to 53-men after the team signed tight end Jerome Cunningham from their practice squad to their active roster on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** The move came after nearly three full weeks of sporting a 52-man roster due to the placement of linebacker Terrell Manning on season-ending...

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 Worked Out Victor Butler and Gerald Rivers on Monday: Report
December 9th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants, who usually hold their workouts on Tuesday, hosted at least two players on Monday, including former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Victor Butler and former St. Louis Rams defensive end Gerald Rivers. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Butler, a former fourth-round pick of the Cowboys in 2009, has had stints with the New Orleans...

Giants Place 5 Players on IR; Sign RB Chris Ogbonnaya and Make Several Other Moves
December 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
As noted on Tuesday evening, the New York Giants had placed defensive ends Mathias Kiwanuka and Robert Ayers, as well as offensive lineman Adam Snyder on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). However, later in the evening, the team also announced that they had placed offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz and linebacker Terrell...

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 Place Michael Cox on Season-Ending IR, Sign RB Orleans Darkwa
November 12th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants announced on Wednesday that they have placed running back Michael Cox (leg) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and signed running back Orleans Darkwa off of the Miami Dolphins' practice squad to replace him. ***PHOTO1*** Darkwa, who signed with the Dolphins as an undrafted rookie free agent earlier this...

New York Giants Worked Out Cornerback Derek Cox, 12 Others on Tuesday
November 12th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
With Tuesday being the typical workout day for the New York Giants, you would think they would have a running back or two in due to Michael Cox suffering a fractured leg and Peyton Hillis suffering a concussion against the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** But, oddly enough, the Giants didn't...

New York Giants Workout Punter Robert Malone as Potential Insurance: Report
November 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants anxiously await the status of starting punter Steve Weatherford -- who is currently listed as probable -- for Sunday’s showdown against the reigning Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. But, in the event Weatherford (ankle/back) doesn't feel good enough to punt after the cross-country flight, the Giants...

New York Giants Place Prince Amukamara on IR; Awarded Chykie Brown Off Waivers from Ravens
November 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Wednesday that they have placed cornerback Prince Amukamara on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and, in a separate transaction, have been awarded cornerback Chykie Brown off of waivers from the Baltimore Ravens. ***PHOTO1*** Amukamara, who was having arguably his best season as a pro, suffered a torn...

New York Giants Sign Mike Harris, Place Jon Beason on IR and Make Practice Squad Swap
October 30th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants made it official on Wednesday, announcing that they had signed cornerback Mike Harris to fill the spot made available when linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe) was placed on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). ***PHOTO1*** Harris, who was signed off of the Detroit Lions' practice squad, is a former sixth-round pick...

New York Giants Sign Cornerback Mike Harris from Detroit Lions Practice Squad
October 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In efforts to shore up their defensive backfield depth, the New York Giants made a move to add someone with NFL experience as they have signed Mike Harris from the Detroit Lions practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** Harris is taking the official roster spot of middle linebacker and captain Jon Beason, who will undergo...

New York Giants Workout Former Raiders’ Terrelle Pryor, Cowboys’ Felix Jones, Chiefs’ Tony Moeaki
October 21st, 2014 at 2:25 PM
With Tuesday being the normal workout day for players looking for a chance to show an NFL team that they're worth signing, the New York Giants had quite the cast in for their workouts in East Rutherford. ***PHOTO1*** The biggest name to make headlines amongst football people was former Oakland Raiders quarterback...

New York Giants Workout Several Wide Receivers, Including Kevin Ogletree
October 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Having lost Victor Cruz for the remainder of the 2014 season, it will come as no surprise to find out the New York Giants hosted a large group of wide receivers on Tuesday as a part of their weekly workouts. And while the full list of visits has not been...

Antrel Rolle Hasn’t Had Discussions with Giants on New Contract; Isn’t Worried About It
October 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With Antrel Rolle in the final year of the five-year deal he signed with the New York Giants back in March of 2010, many people during the winter thought the Giants would have either re-structured his deal, which at the time, would have given them more salary cap space, or...

New York Giants Workout Former Seahawks RB Spencer Ware, Two Others: Report
October 8th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
With Rashad Jennings out for Sunday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles, the New York Giants are taking the necessary precautions necessary to make sure they have enough running back depth for the game. ***PHOTO1*** With Andre Williams and Peyton Hillis moving up the depth chart, the team also promoted Michael Cox...

New York Giants Add Jayron Hosley to 53-Man Roster; Waive Julian Talley, Chandler Fenner
October 6th, 2014 at 5:35 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they have activated cornerback Jayron Hosley from the Reserve/Suspended list and in corresponding roster moves, have released wide receiver Julian Talley and cornerback Chandler Fenner. ***PHOTO1*** Hosley was originally suspended back in early June for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, and shortly after it...

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...

Former Giants FB John Conner Returns to Sign with New York Jets on One-Year Deal
September 30th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Last year, John Conner was brought in by the New York Giants after Henry Hynoski went down for the season with multiple injuries and the man known as "The Terminator" picked up the slack. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants re-signed Hynoski in the offseason to a one-year deal to give him a chance to...

Ndamukong Suh in a New York State of Mind; Looking at Jets or Giants in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It appears as if the tenure of Ndamukong Suh in Detroit is about to expire. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Detroit Lions are preparing to lose the free agent-to-be following the season, and that Suh, who is looking to "expand his brand," has both the New York Giants...

New York Giants Sign WR Juron Criner to Practice Squad; Release WR L’Damian Washington
September 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Giants made another roster move to potentially bolster their wide receiver depth on the team. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have added former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Juron Criner to their practice squad and, in a corresponding move, have terminated the contract of wide receiver L'Damian Washington. Criner is...