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Geoff Schwartz: No Doubt New York Giants Will Extend Eli Manning’s Contract
January 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It's no secret that Eli Manning is coming off perhaps the best season of his professional career at 33-years-old during the 2014 season. 4,410 yards, 30 touchdown passes to just 14 interceptions and a 63.1 percent completion percentage; a career high. ***PHOTO1*** The now 34-year-old Manning is also heading into the final...

New York Giants Focusing on Needs Along Offensive Line; May Add Two or More Linemen
January 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
A year after making significant changes along their offensive line, the New York Giants once again find themselves in a position where further changes are needed. And they know it. ***PHOTO1*** While in attendance at Senior Bowl practice earlier this week, Giants General Manager Jerry Reese was speaking openly about the team's...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz on Deflate-Gate: “It’s Ridiculous”
January 21st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The NFL has found that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game were under-inflated by at least two pounds per square inch less than what's required by league regulations. However, NFL representatives still refuse to comment on the clear violation. ***PHOTO1*** "We are...

New York Giants Could Move Justin Pugh to Guard If Team Acquires Dynamic Right Tackle
January 15th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Justin Pugh has been very clear about his desires to remain the right tackle for the New York Giants. It's where he played in college at the University of Syracuse, it's the position the Giants drafted him to play two years ago and, since the 2013 season, it's the only...

New York Giants Select Andrus Peat in Latest Walter Football Mock Draft
January 8th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It wasn't easy, but Stanford offensive tackle, Andrus Peat, announced on Tuesday night that he would be declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** "It's been a long and hard decision, but I have decided to forgo my senior season of eligibility and declare for the NFL draft," Peat said in a...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Plans to Use Ndamukong Suh’s “Numb” Excuse in 2015
January 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
By now, we've all seen the video. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh stepping backwards onto the leg of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. It was a step that, initially, landed Suh on the suspended list -- during an opening week playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** The league cracked...

New York Giants Place Jacquian Williams, James Brewer on Season-Ending IR, Sign Adam Gettis
December 16th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The New York Giants can officially field two full squads of players on the team that are on the injured reserve after Tuesday night, as the number is now up to 22 players. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the Giants announced that outside linebacker Jacquian Williams and offensive lineman James Brewer were both placed...

New York Giants Sign Offensive Lineman Michael Bamiro to Practice Squad
November 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants officially announced on Wednesday that they have signed offensive lineman Michael Bamiro to their practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** Bamiro, who stands at 6'8'' and weighs 340 lbs., spent the 2013 season as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad after being signed as an undrafted rookie free agent...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Could Play Right Tackle Vs. Dallas Cowboys
November 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As the New York Giants look to make what's left of this season a positive one, they appear to be getting some late good news with the long-awaited return of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz was one of the big prizes the Giants picked up this offseason in free agency and...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Activated from Short-Term IR, Expected to Play Vs. Cowboys
November 17th, 2014 at 3:15 PM
Geoff Schwartz has yet to play in a single game for the New York Giants this season as a result of dislocating his toe back in the preseason. His three-month absence is about to end this week. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants announced on Monday that their starting left guard will be activated from...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Expected to Play Vs. Seattle Seahawks
November 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants rookie offensive lineman Weston Richburg was carted off the field on Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts, it appeared to be yet another crippling injury suffered by a member of Big Blue. Luckily, however, that no longer appears to be the case as Richburg was diagnosed...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Still Unsure If He’ll Play Monday Night Vs. Indianapolis Colts
October 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Geoff Schwartz has been activated off the temporary injured reserve; which is where he has been for the New York Giants since the summer time after dislocating his right toe in a preseason game against the New York Jets two months ago. ***PHOTO1*** Considered their biggest free agent upgrade during free agency,...

Did Pittsburgh Steelers Leave Offensive Blueprint for New York Giants to Use Against Indianapolis Colts?
October 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
During their Week 8 bye week, the New York Giants had the advantage of sitting back and watching how their Week 9 opponents, the Indianapolis Colts, would fare against Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers. What they saw was startling to say the least, as the Steelers offense erupted for...

New York Giants Injury Updates on Rashad Jennings, Geoff Schwartz
October 23rd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
The Giants head in to the bye week buried deep in third place of the NFC East 3-4. Several injuries to key players have, among many other reasons, played a part in the Giants performance already this season. After losing two straight games, both of them division games, some fans...

Geoff Schwartz Expected to Return to Practice for New York Giants Once Bye Week is Over
October 22nd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
For the first eight weeks of the 2014 season, Geoff Schwartz has been on temporary injured reserve with designation to return after suffering a toe injury back in August in the New York Giants preseason win over the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz is eligible to come off temporary IR once the...

Tom Coughlin Says Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Has ‘Long Way to Go;’ Uncertain for Game Vs. Colts
October 21st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Since the start of the regular season, the New York Giants offensive line has been playing one-man down ever since Geoff Schwartz injured his toe in their preseason victory over the New York Jets and was placed on temporary injured reserve with designation for return. ***PHOTO1*** With the timetable being eight weeks...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty: Offensive Line Still Searching for an Identity
October 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
For the second week in a row, the New York Giants offensive line continues to be one of the problems as to why the team is not winning football games. ***PHOTO1*** While they were able to keep Eli Manning upright and off his back against the Dallas Cowboys unlike the six sacks...

Giants’ Weston Richburg Fined $8K for Late Hit Vs. Eagles; Called into Tom Coughlin’s Office
October 19th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants rookie offensive lineman, Weston Richburg, was flagged for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the second quarter of last Sunday's 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. After the game, a frustrated Richburg was asked about the late hit and he dismissed it, saying "that's football." ***PHOTO1*** "That's football," Richburg told...

Tom Coughlin Sees New York Giants Offensive Line Coming Together at Right Time
September 29th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants offensive line seemed to be a major problem over the last two years; especially last year when they got Eli Manning sacked a career high 39 times in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** Early on in 2014, the line looked like they were going to have the same issues again carrying...

New York Giants’ Offensive Line Slowly Becoming a Team Strength
September 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The offensive line -- many have considered this the Achilles' Heel of the New York Giants over the years. But an aging offensive line has been phased out this year in favor of younger talent and experienced free agents. Unfortunately, injuries to prized free agent acquisition guard Geoff Schwartz and...