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New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Eyeing Return After Bye Week Vs. Indianapolis Colts
October 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the last two weeks, Rashad Jennings has been out for the New York Giants ever since he sprained the MCL in his knee in a victory against the Atlanta Falcons. It's also not a coincidence that ever since Jennings landed on the sidelines with the injury, the Giants offense...

New York Giants “Hope” Rashad Jennings Can Return Following Bye Week
October 15th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Two weeks ago, New York Giants starting running back Rashad Jennings injured his knee during the teams 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. He missed the team's 27-0 loss against the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday and it looks like he'll miss at least one more week. ***PHOTO1*** Giants head coach Tom...

Rashad Jennings Voted in as New York Giants’ NFLPA Representative
October 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Just how much is Rashad Jennings already respected in the New York Giants locker-room? So much so that he's been voted in as the team's NFLPA representative in his very first year. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants held their elections on Thursday, with linebacker Mark Herzlich -- a member of the NFLPA Executive Committee...

New York Giants Must Embrace “Next Man up” Mentality as They Head into Philadelphia
October 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Two of the main concerns the New York Giants have to deal with and work around for Sunday's all-important game against the Philadelphia Eagles will be the absences of running back Rashad Jennings and linebacker Spencer Paysinger. ***PHOTO1*** Both players went down in last Sunday's 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Jennings...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Spencer Paysinger Out Vs. Eagles; Jon Beason Questionable
October 10th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 6 injury report on Friday afternoon and, to no one's surprise, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) have both been ruled out. ***PHOTO1*** While those two injuries were not a surprise, that doesn't mean the Giants' final practice of the...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Ready to Carry the Load Following Rashad Jennings Injury
October 7th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants will take on the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday night and will likely be without their starting running back, Rashad Jennings, who sprained his MCL in a 30-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 5. ***PHOTO1*** Going into the season, the Giants were comfortable with their running back...

Rashad Jennings Expects to Heal Quickly; New York Giants Prepared to Go with Andre Williams
October 7th, 2014 at 8:30 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings is a stickler when it comes to physical health, and he's been a notorious quick healer throughout his professional career. Both he and the Giants are banking on that being the case again here in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** “History has shown I always heal up quicker...

New York Giants Sign RB Michael Cox from Practice Squad to 53-Man Roster
October 7th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants made a number of roster moves on Monday evening, including the activation of cornerback Jayron Hosley from the Reserve/Suspended list. In corresponding roster moves, the team also waived wide receiver Julian Talley and cornerback Chandler Fenner, leaving them with one open spot on their 53-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** Well,...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Suffered MCL Sprain Against Falcons; Won’t Require Surgery
October 6th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The MRI results are in for New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings and they're not great, but they certainly could have been much worse. The good news is that there's been no damage to his ACL or meniscus, but the bad news is that he did suffer a sprained...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Will Undergo MRI on Knee; Doesn’t Feel Injury is Serious
October 6th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
During the later part of the third quarter, Rashad Jennings left the game for the New York Giants after he injured his left knee. Jennings remained out for the rest of the Giants 30-20 win against the Atlanta Falcons and Andre Williams played the rest of the game as the...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings on Fantasy Football Owners Helping Him: Send Me Some Jokes
October 1st, 2014 at 4:20 PM
Generally, players don't want to hear about fans fantasy football teams and how they're performing for them because it's not something they need to concern with given their day-to-day lives and schedules. ***PHOTO1*** However, players still know that fantasy football has become a very big part of fans lives and a big...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 3
September 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 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: 17.26 Points Last Week: 15.58 Points For the first time this...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Dedicated 176-Yard Performance to Double-Amputee Father
September 22nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Last week, fans were all over Rashad Jennings' case for the costly fumble in the New York Giants 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** A week later, knowing he needed a much better performance this time around against the Houston Texans, Jennings silenced those critics with the best...

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...

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...

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: 3 Realities Fans Must Accept Following 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Week 1 of the 2014 regular season has come and gone, but for the New York Giants and their fans, it seems eerily similar to Week 1 of the 2013 season. And while anything can change over the course of the next 16 weeks, there's no denying that Big Blue...

Bob Papa: New York Giants Will Need to Rely on Running Game as Passing Game Develops
September 8th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
This past weekend, long-time New York Giants broadcaster Bob Papa expressed his views about the future and potential of the Giants for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** "One of the battle cries of head coach Tom Coughlin from really last year's draft moving forward was for this team to be more physical at...

ESPN Analysts Unanimously Predict Detroit Lions to Defeat New York Giants
September 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Many questions have been raised by NFL analysts about the New York Giants and their status as big time contenders in the NFL. And many questions have also been raised about Eli Manning's stature as one of the greatest quarterbacks to put on a Giants uniform, let alone in NFL...

Workout Warrior, Rashad Jennings, Ready to Carry Load for New York Giants
September 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants starting running back Rashad Jennings, who is widely known as a workout warrior recently shared some of his workout secrets during a segment for NFL Up powered by Gatorade. ***PHOTO1*** "I was a little snot nosed, overweight fat kid. Dorky, glasses, asthma with a .6 GPA average at one...