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Matured Justin Pugh Ready for Bounce Back Season with New York Giants
July 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Justin Pugh didn't have the kind of season he would have liked in 2014, but the same could be said for most members of the New York Giants. And like many of his teammates who changed their offseason routine and put in extra work ahead of the 2015 season, Pugh...

New York Giants’ Brett Jones to Workout with Regina Rams Until Start of Training Camp
June 24th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants offensive lineman Brett Jones is back in Canada, although it's not to rejoin the CFL. Rather, Jones has decided to return to University of Regina to workout with Rams (no the St. Louis Rams) players and coaches in an effort to better refine his skills and technique...

New York Giants’ Pat Flaherty on Weston Richburg: He Has Some ‘Boss Man’ in Him
June 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants drafted Weston Richburg in the second-round of the 2014 NFL Draft, they did so with the intention that he'd man their center position for years to come. Unfortunately, injuries resulted in an early change of plans and Richburg was instead used at left guard. ***PHOTO1*** The transition...

Giants’ Weston Richburg, John Jerry Each Ranked on Matt Miller’s “Top 70 Guards of 2014” List
June 13th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
When the New York Giants start the 2015 regular season, they'll likely to do so with Justin Pugh and Geoff Schwartz as their starting guards -- pending, of course, any potential free agent additions between now and then. But we'll get to that a bit more later... ***PHOTO1*** With Pugh having started...

New York Giants Should, and Likely Will Be Involved in Evan Mathis Pursuit
June 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
After holding out of voluntary Organized Team Activities (OTAs) in light of an ongoing contract dispute, the Philadelphia Eagles decided to part ways with perennial Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis on Thursday. Now, for 31 other teams around the NFL, the chase is on to secure one of the best...

New York Giants View Justin Pugh as a ‘Prototypical Left Guard’ per Report
June 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants originally drafted Justin Pugh in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, it was believed that he could play at either tackle or guard. Ultimately, the Giants decided to put him outside at right tackle and that's where he remained until this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** But even...

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...

Andre Williams Aiming to Become More Valuable in New York Giants’ Passing Game
May 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As Andre Williams goes into his second year in the NFL he finds himself in a somewhat loaded backfield. Sure, the New York Giants' signing of Shane Vereen will be more beneficial to the passing game, but even so, expect Vereen to take at least some carries away from both...

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 Tuesday Morning Storylines: is Brett Jones a Realistic Option at Guard?
May 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to what will be the final day of the true NFL offseason lull. Big Blue begins their Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Wednesday -- which includes press access -- and that will lead us right into training camp and then the preseason....

New York Giants’ Brett Jones, a Potential Wildcard for Big Blue, “Enjoying” CFL-to-NFL Transition
May 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Offensive lineman Brett Jones is coming off the best year of his young career. Not only was he named the best player at his position, but he is also coming off of a championship season. ***PHOTO1*** No, he didn’t play for the New England Patriots or Ohio State Buckeyes, rather the Calgary...

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’ 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’ Bobby Hart on Making Switch from Tackle to Guard: It’s not Hard
May 15th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Rookie mini-camp was an interesting experience for New York Giants seventh-round pick Bobby Hart, and he has enjoyed plenty of help from his teammates in the early stages of his Giants career. ***PHOTO1*** Hart, who has been working with offensive line coach Pat Flaherty, explained to Giants.com how he's doing in terms...

Experience at a Young Age Sold New York Giants on Florida State OL Bobby Hart
May 3rd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In the seventh-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants wrapped up their day with the selection of 20-year-old Florida State offensive lineman Bobby Hart. And it wasn't just his massive size (6-5, 329 lbs.) and versatility that sold him to the team -- although they undoubtedly helped...

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 Place OL Troy Kropog on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List
April 30th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
We're not even two weeks into the voluntary offseason workout program and already the New York Giants, who have led the NFL in injuries over the previous two seasons, are down a player as Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports the team has placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on...