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Category: ‘Wide Receivers’

Odell Beckhamn Jr. Excited, Anxious to Get on Field for New York Giants; Preparing for Falcons
October 1st, 2014 at 9:45 AM
This season is beginning to produce some of the best offensive production the Giants have seen in a long time. Eli Manning's passing game has drastically improved since the first two weeks of the season and the offense has been seeing more touchdowns rather than field goals in their...

New York Giants Release WR Mario Manningham from Injured Reserve on Tuesday
September 30th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants were hoping to bring back the magic from two years ago when they signed Mario Manningham in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, Manningham's injuries never allowed him to even get back on the field as he was placed on season-ending injured reserve before the regular season even kicked off....

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr.: I’ve Heard All the Criticism, Now I’m Ready to Play
September 30th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Nine games. That's how many games New York Giants first round pick Odell Beckham Jr. has missed since being drafted as the 12th overall pick back in May. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham missed the entire preseason (five games) because of the hamstring injury that started back in August and has carried over into the...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Has Been Working with Odell Beckham Jr. One-On-One
September 30th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants have yet to have Odell Beckham Jr. on the field for a regular season game, but the speedy rookie is getting closer and closer to his first game while trying to get over a hamstring injury. ***PHOTO1*** While the team anticipates the return/debut of their 2014 first-round pick...

Jon Beason, Odell Beckham Jr. Practice for Giants on Monday; Both Could Play Vs. Falcons
September 29th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
As the New York Giants returned to work on Monday, they did so in a relatively healthy manor. Not only were players like cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (thigh) and offensive lineman Charles Brown (shoulder) on the field, but so to were linebacker Jon Beason (foot) and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr....

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Larry Donnell is Key to Team’s Recent Success
September 29th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Remember when the New York Giants didn't have a legitimate tight end on the team in the preseason? That seems like a long time ago, especially with the emergence of Larry Donnell through the first four games of the season. ***PHOTO1*** At first, the Giants were considering going with a tight-end-by-committee at...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Loving New Twist on Offense; Sees Endless Possibilities
September 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
During the New York Giants' 45-14 win over the Washington Redskins on Thursday night, offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo came up with a new twist and a bit of a wrinkle to an offense still trying to get the hang of the West Coast offense. ***PHOTO1*** It was using Victor Cruz out of...

Emergence of Larry Donnell is Opening up Options for New York Giants Offense
September 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
For most fans, the most satisfying thing coming out of the New York Giants' victory over the Washington Redskins Thursday night was the emergence of tight end Larry Donnell. ***PHOTO1*** If anyone had any lingering reservations about Donnell's potential, it was probably because they hadn't seen enough of him in his three-year...

Giants’ Victor Cruz: Eli Manning Running for a TD is Like Seeing a UFO or Unicorn
September 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning high-stepped into the endzone from one-yard out on Thursday night against the Washington Redskins, it was only fifth time in his 11-year NFL career that he scored a touchdown on the ground. In fact, it's such a rarity that wide receiver Victor Cruz...

New York Giants not Happy Over Rueben Randle Touchdown Turned Interception
September 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle had the ball secure, two feet were down and he turned upfield for the touchdown. At least that's how it appeared to nearly everyone watching. But as Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather made the hit and dislodged the ball that had already crossed...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Says He’s “Feeling as Good as Ever”
September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to play tonight for the New York Giants against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, but the likelihood of him playing in 11 days time against the Atlanta Falcons is slowly increasing by the day. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' No. 1 draft pick in the 2014...

New York Giants Sign WR Juron Criner to Practice Squad; Release WR L’Damian Washington
September 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Giants made another roster move to potentially bolster their wide receiver depth on the team. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have added former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Juron Criner to their practice squad and, in a corresponding move, have terminated the contract of wide receiver L'Damian Washington. Criner is...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Returns to Practice; Aiming to Play Vs. Atlanta Falcons
September 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The bad news: Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to play for the New York Giants on Thursday night when they travel to our nation's capital to play the Washington Redskins despite the CBS Sports reports of him being "expected to play." ***PHOTO1*** However, the good news is that for the first...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Hasn’t Received Medical Clearance; Out Vs. Redskins: Report
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:55 PM
Earlier in the day, it had been reported by Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports that Odell Beckham Jr. was "fully expected" to play for the New York Giants on Thursday night at FedEx Field against the Washington Redskins. ***PHOTO1*** However, there are reports that are disputing La Canfora's story. Jordan Raanan...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Expected to Play Against Washington Redskins: Report
September 22nd, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. hasn't taken a practice snap in several weeks and has only a handful under his belt dating all the way back to the start of Organized Team Activities (OTAs), but Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports he'll likely suit up for Thursday's game...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: 1st Win of Season Takes Huge Weight Off Our Shoulders
September 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Heading into Week 3, the one thing the New York Giants were desperately trying to avoid was going 0-3, just like they did one year ago. Fortunately for them, there were able to do just that with a decisive win over the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** Instead of laying an egg, the Giants...

Preston Parker Will Take Over as No. 3 Wide Receiver for New York Giants
September 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The injury to wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (mid-foot sprain) is forcing the New York Giants to once again improvise. And the announcement was made on Wednesday that receiver Preston Parker will take over the coveted No. 3 spot on the receiving depth chart. ***PHOTO1*** Jernigan has been placed on season-ending injured reserve...

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 Place Walter Thurmond III, Jerrel Jernigan on IR; Make 6 Other Roster Moves
September 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Tuesday that they've made multiple roster moves, including the placement of cornerback Walter Thurmond III (pec) and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (foot) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). ***PHOTO1*** Both Thurmond and Jernigan were injured in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, with Thurmond suffering a...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin to His Receivers: “Catch the Ball; That’s What You’re Paid For”
September 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 0-2 New York Giants have no shortage of reasons as to why they've struggled to such a great degree to start the season. You could point to the turnover on the offensive coaching staff, Ben McAdoo's new West Coast-style offense, the seemingly endless new faces on both sides of...