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Preston Parker Will Take Over as No. 3 Wide Receiver for New York Giants
September 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The injury to wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (mid-foot sprain) is forcing the New York Giants to once again improvise. And the announcement was made on Wednesday that receiver Preston Parker will take over the coveted No. 3 spot on the receiving depth chart. ***PHOTO1*** Jernigan has been placed on season-ending injured reserve...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning on Adrian Peterson Scandal: Just Go Home and Hug Your Children
September 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Last week, the news came out that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had potential child abuse charges in Texas after as a result of disciplining his four-year-old son with a switch. ***PHOTO1*** Since then, other child abuse charges from another mother of Peterson's children have come out and it's started the...

Despite Improvements, New York Giants Offense Still Needs Some Work
September 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Let's get to numbers right off the bat here. In the first two games of the season, the New York Giants have combined for 134 rushing yards, which amounts to 67 rushing yards per game. That rushing total ranks the Giants at 29th in the NFL. As the rushing attack...

Poor Eli Manning: 2014 NFL Regular Season Week 2
September 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
"Poor Eli Manning” is a compilation of quotes by both the media and fans about New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLII & XLVI MVP Eli Manning. Despite his success, negativity and doubt have followed Peyton’s younger brother since the moment he was traded from the San Diego Chargers to...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 2
September 17th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 15.58 Points Last Week: 6.52 Points A lot of credit has...

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’ Tom Coughlin to His Receivers: “Catch the Ball; That’s What You’re Paid For”
September 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 0-2 New York Giants have no shortage of reasons as to why they've struggled to such a great degree to start the season. You could point to the turnover on the offensive coaching staff, Ben McAdoo's new West Coast-style offense, the seemingly endless new faces on both sides of...

New York Giants Show Signs of Hope Amidst Disaster
September 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While many analysts will likely lambaste the New York Giants throughout the week over what appeared to be the type of defeat that will have many declaring an end to any playoff hopes,Big Blue, now 0-2, actually showed great progress and could have come away with a victory if not...

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley, Eric Herman Expected to Be Reinstated Under New NFL Drug Policy
September 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With the NFL likely to adopt its new drug policy, several players who had suspensions under the old policy will be able to return to their teams as soon as possible. ***PHOTO1*** Both cornerback Jayron Hosley and offensive lineman Eric Herman are expected to be reinstated by the NFL and will have...

New York Giants’ Jerrel Jernigan Suffers Mid-Foot Sprain; Will Need Further Evaluation
September 15th, 2014 at 3:25 PM
The injuries seemed to pile up for the New York Giants during Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. Walter Thurmond III is now out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle, Jon Beason re-injured his foot and now Jerrel Jernigan is dealing with injuries as...

Rashad Jennings Takes Blame for Fumble; Admits He Costs Giants a Touchdown in Loss to Cardinals
September 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants were down 22-14 late in the game and had a chance to potentially tie the game with less than five minutes to go while on the Arizona Cardinals 17-yard line. ***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning threw a pass to Rashad Jennings who made a two-yard gain, but when he went...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh: I was Punched in the Face and Got Penalized for It
September 15th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
If there was ever a time to get on the referees for making bad calls, it was the unsportsmanlike conduct call they gave to Justin Pugh on Sunday in the New York Giants' 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** In the opening drive of the second half, Pugh and Cardinals defensive...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz on Hearing the Boos: “I Couldn’t Care Less”
September 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants dropped five passes in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals and have now gone over 10 drops on the season. Leading the way has been wide receiver and team captain, Victor Cruz, who dropped two more passes in Week 2 (bringing his total to four)...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Gives ’50-50′ Chance He Plays in Week 3 Vs. Texans
September 14th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Thus far, it's been a wait-and-see game with New York Giants first-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. and his lingering hamstring issues. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham missed all five games of the Giants preseason with the hamstring injury, which then carried into the regular season and knocked him out for Week 1 against the...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington, a Non-Combine Rookie, Signs Deals with Nike, Topps
September 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Wide receiver Corey Washington did not receive an NFL Combine invite, went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft and was later waived by the Arizona Cardinals after being signed as an undrafted rookie free agent. But that's when things turned around for the 6'4'' receiver out of Division II Newberry...

New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo: Eli Manning is the “Perfect Fit for This Offense”
September 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Questions about the new-look New York Giants offense have already been raised. And questions will continue to be raised until the offense begins to work. So far (and rightfully so), offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo stands by the system, and cannot imagine having another quarterback leading the way for the Giants. ***PHOTO1*** "[Manning]...

Poor Eli Manning: 2014 NFL Regular Season Week 1
September 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
"Poor Eli Manning” is a compilation of quotes by both the media and fans about New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLII & XLVI MVP Eli Manning. Despite his success, negativity and doubt have followed Peyton’s younger brother since the moment he was traded from the San Diego Chargers to...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Feels Good, but Still No Timetable for Return
September 12th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Now that we are into the regular season, we have yet to see Odell Beckham Jr. play in an actual game for the New York Giants. He didn't play in any of the team's five preseason games and missed the opener this past Monday against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham did take...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Doesn’t Feel He’s in Decline; Wants to Keep Getting Better
September 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
If you read some of the fan groups and forums on social media, you would think the New York Giants have the second coming of Steve Young with Ryan Nassib on the bench. ***PHOTO1*** That's because of a combination of Nassib's strong preseason numbers (against third and fourth stringers on defense) and...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Success Will Come When I Receive More Targets
September 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Prior to taking off for Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment on Tuesday night, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took some time to address the media and field questions about Monday's 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions. And while he claims there's no panic in Big...