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New York Giants Waive Offensive Lineman Eric Herman
September 19th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Only two short days after being reinstated by the NFL following their newly re-negotiated and changed drug policy, the New York Giants announced that they have waived second-year offensive lineman Eric Herman. ***PHOTO1*** Herman, a seventh-round pick from a year ago, was originally suspended for the first four games of the 2014...

New York Giants Worked Out Former Eagles, Titans LB Moise Fokou This Week
September 18th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
With Jon Beason's health up in the air and a lack of depth at the linebacker position, the New York Giants are looking at all possible options before their game on Sunday against the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the Giants worked out former Tennessee Titans linebacker Moise Fokou, as Adam Caplan...

New York Giants Place Walter Thurmond III, Jerrel Jernigan on IR; Make 6 Other Roster Moves
September 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Tuesday that they've made multiple roster moves, including the placement of cornerback Walter Thurmond III (pec) and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (foot) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). ***PHOTO1*** Both Thurmond and Jernigan were injured in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, with Thurmond suffering a...

New York Giants Worked Out Four Punters, Including Brian Moorman and Zoltan Mesko
September 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Friday, the New York Giants were holding their Tuesday workouts a few days late because of the unique situation they were in. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants had former New York Jets rookie quarterback Tajh Boyd and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Darius Johnson in for workouts, but all eyes were on the punters...

New York Giants to Work Out Former New York Jets QB Tajh Boyd
September 12th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Tajh Boyd was drafted by the New York Jets in the sixth-round of this past May's NFL Draft and was expected to compete for a backup job alongside Matt Simms with Michael Vick firmly the backup for Geno Smith. ***PHOTO1*** Simms won the third string job for the Jets, so on final...

New York Giants Will Workout WR Darius Johnson This Week: Report
September 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As the New York Giants prepare to open the 2014 season with a Monday night matchup against the Detroit Lions, their front office continues to work on player evaluation and scheduling upcoming workouts. And as part of the weekly routine, which occurs throughout the regular season, Big Blue will meet...

New York Giants Sign Adam Snyder, Place Geoff Schwartz on IR with Designation to Return
September 3rd, 2014 at 12:00 PM
New York Giants guard Geoff Schwartz had hoped to avoid landing on Injured Reserve (IR), but the team announced on Wednesday that Schwartz would be placed on IR with a designation to return after suffering a dislocated toe in a preseason victory over the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** NFL teams are allowed...

New York Giants Expected to Sign Offensive Lineman Adam Snyder
September 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With their Week 1 game against the Detroit Lions only days away, the New York Giants are still seeking depth along their offensive line. And with guard Geoff Schwartz likely headed to Injured Reserve (IR) with a designation to return, the team is working to sign versatile veteran Adam Snyder. ***PHOTO1*** Snyder,...

New York Giants Will Workout Adam Gettis, Willie Snead on Tuesday
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the regular season schedule now in full swing, the New York Giants will resume their weekly 'workout Tuesday' by bringing in a handful of players for private meetings and workouts. And while the names of all players in attendance are rarely released, two names that have been leaked for...

New York Giants Sign OL Mark Asper to Their Practice Squad
September 1st, 2014 at 1:55 PM
As the 2014 NFL regular season officially got underway with the first practice on Monday, the New York Giants are still working to fill out their practice squad. And a day after signing seven players to the unit, the team added one more, officially signing offensive lineman Mark Asper. ***PHOTO1*** Asper was...

Could New York Giants Find a Solution at Tight End Following NFL Cuts?
September 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Despite going undefeated, the New York Giants finished the preseason with mixed results. A few questions were answered, while a few others still have many scratching their head. The tight end position fits the mold of the latter. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants gave multiple tight ends on the roster every opportunity to prove...

New York Giants Sign Seven Players to Practice Squad, Including Bennett Jackson & Dan Fox
August 31st, 2014 at 3:15 PM
With cutdown day now behind us, the New York Giants and 31 other NFL teams moved forward with waiver claims and Practice Squad signings on Sunday. And with the league's new 10-man practice squad's (up from eight) and decreased restrictions on the additional two players, it made for a very...

Bennett Jackson a Semi-Surprise Cut, but Likely Addition to New York Giants’ Practice Squad
August 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
For decades, the New York Giants have always followed the formula that the NFL Draft will lead you to the Super Bowl. In Jerry Reese's first year as General Manager, that was evident. Rookies like running back Ahmad Bradshaw, cornerback Aaron Ross, tight end Kevin Boss and Giant faithful Zak...

New York Giants Officially Trim Roster to 53-Men; Mario Manningham, Trindon Holliday to IR
August 30th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
It was a long day that came with a lot of tough decisions, but the New York Giants did what they believed they had to do, making more than 20 total rosters moves in an effort to trim their roster to 53-men. ***PHOTO1*** Some of their decisions were quite difficult and reportedly...

New York Giants Cutdown Day (53-Man) Scorecard
August 30th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The NFL's final cutdown day of 2014 has officially arrived! And while it may be an exciting time for fans, it's an unfortunate day for hundreds of athlete's. That will be no different for the New York Giants, who need to make 22 total transactions in order to get down...

Antrel Rolle Upset with New York Giants’ Decision to Release Charles James II
August 27th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Antrel Rolle believes the New York Giants could have one of the best secondaries in the NFL here in 2014, but that didn't take away the sting of losing the man he refers to as his little brother -- Charles James II, who was released on Tuesday as part of...

New York Giants Rolling the Dice with What Remains at Tight End
August 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants "waived" goodbye to not one, but two tight ends on Tuesday by cutting Jerome Cunningham and Xavier Grimble (waived/injured). Now the team has decreased their number of tight ends from six to four, and strangely enough, there has not been one clear cut starter for the...

New York Giants Finalize Roster Cuts; Place Marcus Harris, Cooper Taylor on IR
August 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Prior to the start of practice on Tuesday afternoon, the New York Giants officially announced all transactions necessary for get them to the roster limit of 75 men. Included were a few surprise cuts -- like that of cornerback Charles James II -- and the unfortunate news that wide receiver...

New York Giants Cutdown Day (75-Man) Scorecard
August 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Cutdown day is a brutal day across the NFL, and there will be two of them this week. The first, which requires teams to trim their roster from 90 players to 75 players, will conclude at the end of business on Tuesday. And for the New York Giants, that means...

Josh Brown Has Won Giants Kicking Competition, Brandon McManus to Be Waived: Report
August 26th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The first cutdown day for the New York Giants has officially arrived, and by the end of business on Tuesday, Big Blue will have had to trim their roster to 75 players. And the very first player on the chopping block is kicker Brandon McManus, who has reportedly lost the...