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New York Giants’ Chris Ogbonnaya Admits to Prank He Pulled on Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton: Video
March 29th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants running back Chris Ogbonnaya has been in the midst of a prank on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton that he finally admitted to after talking to TMZ. ***PHOTO1*** Ogbonnaya was actually signed by the Giants during Week 14 of last season, but only played on special teams. Before that, he...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Hints at Larger Role for Shane Vereen
March 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Earlier this week, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was gushing over the newest addition to his backfield, running back Shane Vereen, and seemed to imply he would have a bigger role than originally thought. ***PHOTO2*** Upon joining the Giants, Vereen was thought to be mostly a third-down back as an...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Andre Williams Training Together; Expecting Dominance in 2015
March 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings was at the New York Mets spring training game on Tuesday to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, but caught up with Mets beat writer, Matt Ehalt, to discuss more than just said first pitch. And after taking a playful shot at 50...

Retired New York Giants LB Harry Carson Supports Chris Borland’s Decision to Retire
March 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Earlier this week, after giving it substantial thought, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland shocked the NFL world by announcing his retirement after only a single season. ***PHOTO1*** The 24-year-old Borland became the fourth player to retire on the sunny side of 30 in recent weeks, joining 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, Tennessee...

What Can New York Giants Expect from QB Eli Manning in 2015?
March 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Learning a new offense can be difficult, especially when you're a quarterback. And New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had never played under any NFL offensive coordinators besides Kevin Gilbride until last season when he played under Ben McAdoo. ***PHOTO1*** McAdoo's offense is much different then Gilbride's, with McAdoo's featuring a variety...

Shane Vereen: Going from New England Patriots to New York Giants is “A Step Up”
March 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants officially announced the signing of all five of their newest free agents late on Wednesday night, including running back Shane Vereen. And only five minutes into his tenure with Big Blue, Vereen made a bold comment about his decision to leave the New England Patriots for...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings: “I Don’t Care Who They Bring in, This is My Year”
March 11th, 2015 at 5:25 PM
The New York Giants landed the versatile Shane Vereen earlier this week, and he will now serve as a nice asset to the Eli Manning-led offense. Vereen will bring in a different type of talent to a crowded backfield with Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams. ***PHOTO1*** As a result of the Giants...

New York Giants Re-Sign RB Chris Ogbonnaya, Cut OL Rogers Gaines
March 11th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Lost is the commotion of the first day of NFL free agency -- a day in which the team agreed to terms with five free agents -- the New York Giants also made several in-house moves, re-signing running back Chris Ogbonnaya and cutting offensive lineman Rogers Gaines. ***PHOTO1*** Ogbonnaya, who signed as...

New York Giants Have not Yet Inquired About Reggie Bush: Report
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants are looking for a quality change-of-pace running back to compliment both Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams in 2015, and earlier this week it appeared as if the ideal candidate hit the open market when the Detroit Lions released Reggie Bush. But as of the weekend, Big...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Running Back, Reggie Bush
February 26th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants are said to be in the hunt for a change-of-pace running back to compliment Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams in 2015, and their ideal candidate may have just hit the open market. ***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Lions announced on Wednesday that they had released veteran running back Reggie Bush...

New York Giants Release RB Peyton Hillis
February 25th, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Less than 24 hours after they announced the release of veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka, the New York Giants continued their house cleaning and cap savings by also announcing the release of running back Peyton Hillis. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis, who was originally drafted in the seventh-round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Running Back, Jacquizz Rodgers
February 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have several pressing needs heading into free agency and the NFL Draft, including along their offensive line, defensive line, at linebacker and safety. Despite that, the team is still expected to pursue a true change-of-pace running back to help compliment Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams next...

New York Giants Waive RB David Wilson, Save $1.3 Million in Cap Space
February 11th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
In a move that should come as no surprise to many, the New York Giants formally cut ties with their now former running back. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, the Giants officially waived running back David Wilson; a move that will give the Giants $1.3 million in salary cap space for the 2015 season....

Henry Hynoski Says New York Giants Must Find Identity, Become More Consistent in 2015
January 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Much like the 2013 season, the 2014 season has left a bad taste in the mouth of the New York Giants -- and rightfully so. Big Blue finished the season with a record of 6-10 -- their worst finish since 2004 -- which represented their second consecutive losing season. But...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Out Vs. Eagles; Andre Williams Questionable
December 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 17 injury report on Friday and have officially ruled out linebacker Devon Kennard (toe) for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. ***PHOTO1*** Kennard was a new addition injury report this week after a string of solid performances in recent games, but failed to participate...

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’ Rashad Jennings May not Be Ready for Full Workload After All: Report
December 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While being healthy enough to be on the field during a Week 14 game against the Tennessee Titans, New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings only played in a limited role while rookie running back Andre Williams handled most of the carries, grabbing the ball 27 times for 131 yards...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Expected to See More Playing Time Vs. Washington Redskins
December 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings took a backseat last Sunday to Andre Williams who ran away with the game en route to a career day. Williams rushed for a career-high 131 yards, 50 of which resulted in a touchdown on his longest carry of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Already Rewriting League, Franchise Record Books
December 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants exited the tunnels on Sunday morning for their warmups prior to kickoff against the Tennessee Titans, field level seating had already begun to fill up, particularly near the endzones and along the sidelines. So, what was the attraction bringing hardcore tailgaters into the stadium early?...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Travels to Tennessee; Will Be a Game-Time Decision
December 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants boarded their plane to Tennessee on Saturday afternoon, running back Rashad Jennings was with them. That's significant because Jennings, who is officially listed as questionable with an ankle sprain, has not traveled with the team this year when he wasn't going to play. ***PHOTO1*** Still, despite traveling,...