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New York Giants Met with Offensive Lineman Jake Long on Thursday: Report
May 28th, 2015 at 8:56 PM
The New York Giants opened Organized Team Activities (OTAs) with left tackle Will Beatty out for 5-6 months with a torn pectoral muscle and first-round rookie Ereck Flowers taking over his spot. It's certainly not an ideal situation for the Giants nor one they planned for, so it should come...

New York Giants Open OTAs with Ereck Flowers at Left Tackle, Justin Pugh at Left Guard
May 27th, 2015 at 3:22 PM
After much debate and speculation, the New York Giants opened Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Wednesday with an offensive line of Ereck Flowers at left tackle, Justin Pugh at left guard, Weston Richburg at center, John Jerry at right guard and Marshall Newhouse at right tackle. ***PHOTO1*** That's just how they drew...

New York Giants to Participate in Charity Basketball Game Benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation
May 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Several member of the New York Giants -- both past and present -- will take part in a charity basketball game on Sunday, June 7th at Pittston Area High School in Pittston, Pennsylvania at 2:00 PM EDT. Proceeds from the game will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. ***PHOTO1*** About Make-A-Wish Foundation: Make-A-Wish® grants the...

NFL Line Coach on Giants’ Ereck Flowers: “Some of the Worst Technique I’ve Ever Seen”
May 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants drafted 21-year-old offensive lineman Ereck Flowers with their first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and almost immediately labeled him as their franchise left tackle of the future. However, the future may arrive sooner than planned as the team recently lost starting left tackle Will Beatty...

Miami’s Art Kehoe: New York Giants Rookie Ereck Flowers Can Step in for Will Beatty
May 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may have lost starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least five months to a torn pectoral muscle, but fear not says Miami offensive line coach Art Kehoe; first-round pick Ereck Flowers is more than capable of stepping in and doing the job. ***PHOTO1*** "When we watch film...

Replacing Will Beatty: Free Agent Pool Has Water If New York Giants Choose to Dive In
May 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are fortunate that Will Beatty’s injury occurred early in the offseason and they now have time to prepare and build chemistry should they desire to bring in a free agent. The team already has more quality and reliability in the depth department on the offensive line...

Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Will Offensive Approach Change with Loss of Will Beatty?
May 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! After the first "off" day on Giants 101 in about six years, we're back today and looking to help fill the void of football in your life once again. Of course, that's not going to be easy given that we're in a significant NFL...

Geoff Schwartz on Loss of Will Beatty: ‘It’s Disappointing, but That’s Why We Drafted Ereck Flowers’
May 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants starting left tackle Will Beatty tore his pectoral muscle on Tuesday, fellow offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was in the room. He immediately knew the injury was serious and the reality of losing the team's anchor along the offensive lineman set in rapidly. ***PHOTO1*** But in the moments after...

New York Giants Have Multiple In-House, Line Shuffling Options to Band-Aid the Loss of Will Beatty
May 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants officially confirmed what we already knew on Thursday: starting left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights earlier this week and required immediate surgery. He is expected to miss 5-6 months. ***PHOTO1*** Needless to say, Big Blue has a problem on their hands. A...

New York Giants Lose Will Beatty for Five Months: Here are Some Potential Free Agent Fixes
May 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants received their first bit of truly bad injury-related news on Wednesday, losing starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least five months after he suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights. It was just another in a very long line of devastating injuries in recent...

New York Giants Left Tackle Will Beatty Tears Pectoral Muscle Lifting Weights, Out 5 Months
May 20th, 2015 at 2:57 PM
The New York Giants are already off to a bad start in the injury department as the team's starting left tackle, Will Beatty, suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights that required immediate surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beatty is currently in Manhattan at the Hospital for Special Surgery, already undergoing the procedure, and...

Contrary to Popular Belief, New York Giants LT Will Beatty is Quite Valuable to the Team
May 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
There has long been a perception amongst fans of the New York Giants that left tackle Will Beatty, for lack of a better term, "sucks." It's something we see every single time his name is mentioned and, often, even when it's not. But contrary to popular belief, Beatty does not...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Impressed with Rookie Ereck Flowers; Sees Him as a Tackle
May 17th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
While much of Giants Nation has spent their time wondering how General Manger Jerry Reese could have let LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins slip through his fingers -- something we now know was Collins' choice -- the team's first-round pick, Miami offensive lineman Ereck Flowers, has been busy making a...

New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo: 2015 Offense Will Be More About the Players than the Plays
May 10th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The transitional period under New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo is over. The unfamiliarity, the adjustments, the confusion and the grind to learn a new playbook are all out the window. And while speaking to the media on Saturday, McAdoo made the declaration that 2015 will represent an "offense"...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross on La’el Collins: “We were Going to Pass on That”
May 2nd, 2015 at 8:42 PM
Despite giving a passing thought to potentially drafting a highly-touted player in the later rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants thought better of selecting LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins. ***PHOTO1*** Collins was once projected to be a first-round pick, but the news of him being a "person of...

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Florida State OL Bobby Hart
May 2nd, 2015 at 5:27 PM
With their seventh-round pick (No. 226 overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select Florida State offensive lineman Bobby Hart. ***PHOTO1*** At 6-5, 329 lbs., Hart adds yet another monstrous offensive lineman to the team, complimenting first-round pick Ereck Flowers, who checks in at 6-6, 329 lbs. However, unlike...

New York Giants Players React to the Addition of OT Ereck Flowers
May 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have a brand new offensive tackle in Ereck Flowers (Miami), and by all accounts, he's violent mauler who adds a much-needed mean streak to Big Blue's offensive line. Needless to say, that hype has excited some of Flowers' new teammates, who took to Twitter on Thursday...

New York Giants View Ereck Flowers as Team’s Eventual “Franchise Left Tackle”
May 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
What a week it's been for former Miami offensive lineman Ereck Flowers. He turned 21-years-old this past Saturday, was the No. 9 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday night and has already been informed he will compete for a starting spot along the New York Giants' offensive...

New York Giants’ Ereck Flowers Anxious to Join Team, Work on Improving His All-Around Game
May 1st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Within 30 minutes of being drafted by the New York Giants in Round 1 of the 2015 NFL Draft, the celebration was already over for Miami offensive tackle Ereck Flowers. He had hugged his family members, high-fived his friends and allowed the joy of the moment consume him. Then, in the...

New York Giants Believe the “Gigantic” Ereck Flowers Will Add a “Nastiness” to Offensive Line
May 1st, 2015 at 6:55 AM
In the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Miami offensive tackle Ereck Flowers -- a man the entire front office has referred to as an "aircraft carrier" with one of the nastiest streaks you'll see in an early-round offensive lineman. In other words, it's...