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2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line
July 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

2014 New York Giants: Walter Thurmond III Has Best Contract, Will Beatty Has Worst Contract
July 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As they do prior to the start of every season, the experts at Over the Cap have begun to examine the best and worst contracts for each team league-wide. They wasted no time in breaking down the 2014 New York Giants, and right out of the gate, they found that...

Will Beatty No Sure Bet to Start at Left Tackle for New York Giants
July 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may expect left tackle Will Beatty (leg) to return in time for the start of training camp later this month, but they're not as quick to pencil him back in as their starter. ***VIDEO1*** Giants offensive line coach Pat Flaherty recently refused to name Beatty the starter at...

New York Giants Hoping John Jerry Returns for Training Camp; Will Compete for Starting Job
June 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
To say it's been an interesting offseason for offensive lineman John Jerry would be a bit of an understatement. It started by being deeply linked to the Miami Dolphins BullyGate situation, which carried over into the NFL demanding a mental evaluation -- an evaluation he must pass before being given...

New York Giants’ Pat Flaherty not Looking to Experiment; Will Keep Justin Pugh at Right Tackle
June 21st, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Since the literal moment he was selected in the first-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, there has been speculation about Justin Pugh's place on the New York Giants' offensive line. And although the team has long-maintained that he'll remain at right tackle, the questions and speculation refuse to go away. ***VIDEO1*** However,...

New York Giants Sign DT Everett Dawkins, OT Demarcus Love; Release Two
June 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after mini-camp officially ended on Thursday, the New York Giants -- who had upwards of five players in on a tryout basis -- made a multitude of transactions. The team announced that they have signed defensive tackle Everett Dawkins and offensive tackle Demarcus Love, while releasing defensive tackle Eathyn...

New York Giants Expect Will Beatty to Return Around Start of Training Camp
June 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The status of left tackle Will Beatty has been very much in question for the New York Giants since he suffered a fractured leg in the season finale against the Washington Redskins last year. But when asked about Beatty on Thursday, head coach Tom Coughlin offered some optimism, saying the...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Learned from Rookie Season; Added 10 Lbs. of Muscle This Offseason
June 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Transitioning from college to the NFL is never easy, and that's something New York Giants offensive tackle Justin Pugh found out a year ago. Despite dominating in both High School and later at Syracuse, Pugh received a rude awakening in 2013 -- specifically, in week three against the Carolina Panthers...

New York Giants Release QB Josh Freeman; Claim OT Rogers Gaines Off Waivers from Bears
May 30th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The Josh Freeman era in New York has turned out to be a short one and has now officially come to an end as it was announced on Friday that the New York Giants released veteran quarterback after only three days of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***VIDEO1*** Freeman, who was signed six...

New York Giants’ John Jerry Undergoes Knee Surgery; Mario Manningham, Will Beatty Out Until Fall
May 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
After two straight days of praising the New York Giants for their sudden burst of health -- uh oh, maybe we jinxed them -- head coach Tom Coughlin admitted on Thursday that not everything is puppy dogs and rainbows. Sure, quarterback Eli Manning, running back David Wilson, guard Chris Snee...

New York Giants’ Offensive Line Heading Towards Being Nasty and Mean Again
May 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Knowing what happens in the trenches on either side of the ball can be disturbing. It isn’t a friendly place -- like the bottom of a scrum. As an outsider, they’re amusing stories to hear, but there’s a dead seriousness out there on the field and it isn’t for the...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Did Giants Draft for Love and not Need or Value?
May 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Day one of the 2014 NFL Draft is officially in the books and the New York Giants' selection of LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. will dominate headlines for the next 12 hours until Round 2 gets underway. In the mean time, enjoy your Friday morning coffee over the following headlines...

Giants’ Will Beatty ‘Ahead of Schedule’ from Broken Leg; Unsure of Timetable on Return
April 22nd, 2014 at 4:14 PM
In the New York Giants 20-6 victory over the Washington Redskins, the team's regular season finale at MetLife Stadium back in December, the Giants had two injuries they knew they were going to have to monitor in the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** The first was Eli Manning's ankle injury, which required arthroscopic surgery this...

Justin Pugh Excited for Changes, Upgrades Made to New York Giants’ Offensive Line
April 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Last year, Justin Pugh was a first-round draft pick of the New York Giants coming out of Syracuse and just looking to win a starting job -- heading into training camp looking to battle David Diehl for the right tackle job. However, a thumb injury to Diehl sidelined him for the...

New York Giants Sign Offensive Tackle Charles Brown
April 1st, 2014 at 4:08 PM
The New York Giants announced on Tuesday that they have signed offensive tackle Charles Brown (New Orleans Saints), who previously met with the team in mid-March. Brown, a former second-round pick of the Saints in the 2010 NFL Draft, has spent all three years of his young career in New Orleans....

New York Giants Signed John Jerry as Insurance for Both Chris Snee and Will Beatty: Report
March 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants originally signed offensive lineman John Jerry, it was assumed he'd serve as a back-up and insurance for guard Chris Snee, who is coming off of another offseason hip surgery. However, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports that Jerry was brought in not just as insurance for Snee,...

Giants’ John Jerry Won’t Face Suspension; Will Need Mental Evaluation to Play in 2014
March 25th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants did their homework when they looked into signing former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman John Jerry last week; signing him to a one-year, $770,000 deal. Jerry was mentioned in the Ted Wells report which discussed what happened in Miami regarding the bullying incidents with Jonathan Martin and Riche...

New York Giants Likely to Focus on Offense During 2014 NFL Draft
March 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants were one of the most active teams over the last two weeks during free agency and they addressed holes on the team they felt needed to get answered. ***PHOTO1*** With the team "pretty much done" adding veteran free agents, they will now turn their attentions over to the...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: We Did Our Homework on John Jerry Before Signing Him
March 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
On Friday afternoon, the New York Giants made a bit of a surprising move when they added a player surrounded by a bit of controversy last year in Miami Dolphins guard/tackle John Jerry. The move was considered by some as controversial because Jerry's name was highly mentioned in the Wells report...

New York Giants Sign Former Miami Dolphins OL John Jerry
March 21st, 2014 at 4:30 PM
To add more depth to an offensive line that desperately needed upgrades from the abysmal year they had in 2013, the New York Giants added some experience and depth for 2014. On Friday, the Giants added former Miami Dolphins guard and tackle John Jerry, as Michael Eisen of Giants.com reported. Terms...