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Jerry Rice: Victor Cruz Has All the Tools to Be a Monster in Giants’ New Offense
August 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The moment wide receiver Victor Cruz learned that the New York Giants would be installing a West Coast-style offense in 2014, he cracked open the text books, cued up the tape and began to study the league's most talented receiver of all-time, Jerry Rice. After all, he's exactly the guy...

Odell Beckham Jr. Injury Led New York Giants to Keep Preston Parker
August 31st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There's a strong chance that a few things would have been quite different on Saturday as the New York Giants trimmed their roster to 53-men had rookie first-round pick, Odell Beckham Jr., not been dealing with a lingering hamstring injury. At the forefront of those differences would have been the...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Frustrated by Continued Disconnect Between Eli Manning, Rueben Randle
August 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is absolutely fed up with the ongoing issues between quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Rueben Randle -- so much so that he's absolutely and completely done listening to excuses. And like any successful General, he no longer cares who's at fault or...

Victor Cruz Sees Potential for “Super” Things with 2014 New York Giants
August 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It was 30 months ago when the New York Giants last hoisted up the Lombardi Trophy and won Super Bowl XLVI; a team Victor Cruz was a very big part of and played a very big factor in helping get that championship. ***PHOTO1*** Over the last couple of years, he's been around...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. May not Return Until Week 2 Vs. Arizona Cardinals
August 26th, 2014 at 1:55 PM
When the New York Giants take the field to play the New England Patriots in their preseason finale on Thursday night, they will be without their first round pick Odell Beckham Jr., who is dealing with hamstring issues. ***PHOTO1*** During the week of the New York Jets preseason game, Beckham left practice...

New York Giants Finalize Roster Cuts; Place Marcus Harris, Cooper Taylor on IR
August 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Prior to the start of practice on Tuesday afternoon, the New York Giants officially announced all transactions necessary for get them to the roster limit of 75 men. Included were a few surprise cuts -- like that of cornerback Charles James II -- and the unfortunate news that wide receiver...

Odell Beckham Jr. Won’t Play in New York Giants Preseason Finale Vs. New England Patriots
August 25th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Thus far, Odell Beckham Jr. is 0-for-4 when it comes to actually taking the field and playing for the New York Giants in any of their preseason games this summer. ***PHOTO1*** Now, it looks like it'll be 0-for-5, as the Giants have said that they will not play their first round draft...

New York Giants Face Several Tough Decisions as First Cutdown Day Looms
August 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants, along with the rest of the NFL, will be required to hand in their 75-man roster and let loose several players. It will be unfortunate to see some cut and we may even question the decisions made on Tuesday. We can however, get an...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Corey Washington Has Played in Superb Fashion
August 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Corey Washington has already turned heads this preseason to the point where people are looking at him like another potential Victor Cruz-like impact, who originally broke onto the scene during the 2010 preseason and, eventually, catapulted his way into super-stardom in 2011. ***PHOTO1*** Washington, just like Cruz, was an undrafted free agent...

New York Jets’ Matt Simms Tries His Hand at Victor Cruz Salsa; Referee not Impressed: Video
August 24th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Shortly after New York Jets quarterback Matt Simms -- son of former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms -- connected with wide receiver Greg Salas for a touchdown on Friday night, he turned to the bench and unleashed his version of Victor Cruz's salsa dance. The referee was not impressed. ***PHOTO1*** Simms...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Encouraged by the “Progress” on Offense
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may not have been too pretty out of the gate, but the new-look New York Giants offense finally showed a little something during the final 2:00 of the first half on Friday night against the New York Jets, as they proceeded to drive the ball 91-yards down the field,...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz, Marcus Harris Suffer “Serious” Injuries in Victory Over Jets
August 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's the same story year after year after year: when the New York Giants meet the New York Jets in the annual MetLife Bowl, many injuries are suffered. Friday's 35-24 victory over Gang Green was no different as both offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz and wide receiver Marcus Harris went down...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington: We’ve Seen the Player, Now Let’s See the Person
August 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
“What makes you smile?” asked Theresa Villano of Pro Player Insiders to Corey Washington. “Life man!” replied Corey, who at the time this interview was conducted was attempting to impress NFL scouts at his college’s pro day. ***PHOTO1*** Just four months ago, Corey Washington was in the early process of attempting to...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Ruled Out Vs. New York Jets with Hamstring Soreness
August 19th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Despite New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin stating that Odell Beckham Jr. was fine after leaving practice on Monday with what looked like to be a tweak of his hamstring, the team is not taking any chances in re-aggravating the injury. ***PHOTO1*** Coughlin announced after Tuesday's practice that while Beckham did...

New York Giants Witnessing a “Third String Renaissance” This Preseason
August 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Over the last few years, we've seen what we can call a “Third String Renaissance” of sorts for the New York Giants. The undrafted free agents make themselves known and have fans, coaches and commentators scratching their heads wondering how they were not picked up by a team in...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Says Odell Beckham Jr. is Fine After Hamstring Injury Scare
August 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Monday, Odell Beckham Jr. was taking reps for the New York Giants during practice in preparation for the team's fourth preseason game against the New York Jets. Beckham made a catch and run, but that wasn't what caught everyone's attention on Monday; it was what happened afterwards with Beckham...

Corey Washington Has Already Earned His Way onto New York Giants’ 53-Man Roster
August 18th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Leading up to Saturday's game against the Indianapolis Colts, several lingering holdouts were not yet convinced that wide receiver Corey Washington had earned himself a spot on the New York Giants' 53-man roster. However, even prior to his third consecutive game-winning touchdown catch, Washington had already done enough to put...

New York Giants Dealing with Organizational Split on Jerrel Jernigan: Report
August 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants have a number of tough decisions to make as two cutdown days near, and among them is what to do at the wide receiver positional. Initially, the position seemed rather cut and cry, but after the emergence of both Corey Washington and Marcus Harris, coupled with...

Odell Beckham Jr. Won’t Play for New York Giants on Saturday Vs. Indianapolis Colts
August 14th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Despite returning to practice this week for the first time since battling a nagging hamstring injury that kept him out for the better part of three weeks, fans of the New York Giants will have to wait at least a week to see the debut of Odell Beckham, Jr. ***PHOTO1*** Giants head...

New York Giants’ Mario Manningham Trying to Move on from Super Bowl XLVI Catch
August 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
There are certainly worse things you could be remembered for -- ask any Star Trek actor or actress -- but New York Giants wide receiver Mario Manningham is tired of hearing about his catch in Super Bowl XLVI. Rather, the veteran receiver is just focused on healing up, making plays...