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Giants’ Mike Sullivan Impressed with Paul Perkins’ Blocking Vs. Browns
December 3rd, 2016 at 12:29 PM
New York Giants rookie running back Paul Perkins has seen an increase in snaps as the season has moved along. Many are impressed with his running ability, but Giants offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan was impressed with another aspect of his game in Week 12. ***PHOTO1*** Perkins saw 39 percent of the...

Giants’ Eli Manning: Run Game Needs to ‘Stay Strong’
November 29th, 2016 at 10:11 PM
The New York Giants (8-3) are on the road again taking on the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) at Heinz Field on Sunday. In order to keep their six-game winning streak alive, the Giants must be able to run the ball effectively. ***PHOTO1*** Giants quarterback Eli Manning knows the offense must be...

Giants Eyeing Dec. 14 Return for Shane Vereen
November 28th, 2016 at 3:23 PM
The New York Giants have had struggles running the football this season but they might get a boost before their Week 14 game against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are eyeing a Dec. 14 return for running back Shane Vereen who is recovering from surgery on his torn triceps muscle....

Giants’ Rashad Jennings on Early Offensive Struggles: ‘It was Frustrating’
November 28th, 2016 at 11:44 AM
The New York Giants (8-3) beat the Cleveland Browns (0-12) on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium to extend their win streak to six games. The offensive struggled early on and running back Rashad Jennings admitted it was frustrating. ***PHOTO1*** The entire offense could not seem to get things moving in the right...

Giants’ Ben McAdoo on Run Game: ‘We Made Some Progress’
November 8th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
It has been well documented that New York Giants have struggled to run the ball throughout the 2016 season. After beating the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, head coach Ben McAdoo believes they made progress in the run game. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants rushed for 54 yards on 24 carries against the Eagles...

New York Giants Midseason Positional Grades: Running Back
October 28th, 2016 at 1:14 PM
The New York Giants enjoy their bye week with some changes in mind. Some of those changes may come at the running back position as the Giants are last in the NFL in running the ball. ***PHOTO1*** The offense as a whole has had a rough go of it through seven...

Giants Struggles in Run Game Continue at Alarming Rate
October 24th, 2016 at 10:41 PM
The New York Giants pulled out a victory in London against the Los Angeles Rams, but the rushing attack continues to be a concern for the offense. ***PHOTO1*** Heading into their Week 8 bye, the Giants are dead last in rushing yards per game as they are averaging just 70.3 rushing...

Giants’ RB Rashad Jennings Unlikely to Play Monday Night
September 29th, 2016 at 10:34 AM
New York Giants lead running back Rashad Jennings is unlikely to play on Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings, per Jordan Raanan of ESPN. ***PHOTO1*** Jennings injured his right thumb in the Giants' Week 2 matchup against the New Orleans Saints and then was ruled inactive in Week 3 against the Washington...

Giants’ RB Shane Vereen Out Indefinitely with Tricep Injury
September 26th, 2016 at 5:44 PM
The New York Giants running back corps just got a little thinner as prominent pass-catching back Shane Vereen will likely be out for the rest of the season with a torn tricep. It is reported that he tore it during Sunday's loss and will need surgery to repair it. ***PHOTO1*** Vereen handled...

Position Preview: New York Giants Running Backs
September 6th, 2016 at 3:36 PM
While the New York Giants had the seventh ranked offense in the NFL in 2015, the running game did not help much. They were ranked 18th in rushing yards in the NFL and only scored five rushing touchdowns the entire year. ***PHOTO1*** The rushing attack was something that the Giants knew they...