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Potential New York Giants Supplemental Draft Prospect: OT Isaiah Battle, Clemson
June 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants still have issues along their offensive line and have been exploring some options via free agency (Jake Long, Evan Mathis). For the time being however, they appear poised to go with rookie Ereck Flowers at left tackle despite their desire to start him out at right...

Unfazed and Confident, Marshall Newhouse is Ready to Start at Right Tackle for New York Giants
June 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The loss of starting left tackle Will Beatty, who suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights, sparked a chain reaction across the New York Giants' offensive line and resulted in several question marks and several positional shifts. And while absolutely nothing is set in stone as of yet, the...

New York Giants Sign First-Round Pick Ereck Flowers
June 18th, 2015 at 4:43 PM
Just a few short days ago, first-round offensive lineman Ereck Flowers, who has been negotiating his own contract, said a deal was close between he and the New York Giants. That statement wasn't made in jest and on Thursday, mere hours after the conclusion of minicamp, the team officially announced...

Giants’ Will Beatty Expects to Return 100 Percent; Hopes He Doesn’t Get Lost in the Shuffle
June 17th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants left tackle Will Beatty will remained sidelined for an additional five months as he recovers from a torn pectoral muscle -- something he calls a "freak accident" -- but maintains that his goal is to return at "100 percent" sometime this season. ***PHOTO1*** "I was talking to the doctor,...

Ereck Flowers Says Contract Negotiations with New York Giants are “Going Good”
June 13th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The NFL's rookie wage scale has made signing draft picks a relative breeze for most teams, and given that there's very little to negotiate, most signings take place within a couple weeks of the conclusion of the NFL Draft. However, for the New York Giants and first-round pick Ereck Flowers,...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Pressure Already Mounting for Ereck Flowers
June 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue has what amounts to another off day today, but will return (with media availability) on Monday as they resume Organized Team Activities (OTAs). The week will consist of four practices -- with only Wednesday off -- and then they will move ahead...

Giants’ Justin Pugh, Marshall Newhouse Each Ranked on Matt Miller’s “Top 35 Right Tackles” List
June 6th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
With the loss of starting left tackle Will Beatty (torn pec), the New York Giants face a very difficult situation in determining his replacement. As it stands, they have placed first-round rookie Ereck Flowers on the left side and Marshall Newhouse on the right side. Accordingly, they have moved Justin...

Matt Miller Ranks Giants’ Will Beatty No. 12 on “Top 35 Left Tackles from 2014″ List
June 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Contrary to popular belief, the loss of left tackle Will Beatty (torn pec) was -- and will continue to be -- a tremendous blow to the New York Giants' offensive line. And while his 2013 campaign appears to be the centralized focus for most fans, the reality is that Beatty...

Matured Marshall Newhouse Believes He’s Prepared to Start at Tackle for New York Giants
June 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants lost starting left tackle Will Beatty for the majority of the season with a torn pectoral muscle (suffered while bench pressing), the front office and coaching staff scrambled to work out their options. Fortunately, the injury happened early on and allowed for the Giants to...

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...