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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...

New York Giants Make Practice Squad Swap: Sign Eric Herman, Waived Mark Asper
September 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
In a move that was entirely expected by all, the New York Giants announced on Monday that they have brought back offensive lineman Eric Herman, signing him to their practice squad and waiving fellow offensive lineman, Mark Asper, in order to make room. ***PHOTO1*** Herman, a seventh-round pick from a year ago,...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh: Offensive Line Thrives on Being Doubted
September 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
They looked terrible throughout the preseason, awful in a Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions, better in a Week 2 loss against the Arizona Cardinals and outstanding in a Week 3 victory over the Houston Texans. It's been a slow evolution for the New York Giants' offensive line, but...

New York Giants Waive Offensive Lineman Eric Herman
September 19th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Only two short days after being reinstated by the NFL following their newly re-negotiated and changed drug policy, the New York Giants announced that they have waived second-year offensive lineman Eric Herman. ***PHOTO1*** Herman, a seventh-round pick from a year ago, was originally suspended for the first four games of the 2014...

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley, Eric Herman Expected to Be Reinstated Under New NFL Drug Policy
September 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With the NFL likely to adopt its new drug policy, several players who had suspensions under the old policy will be able to return to their teams as soon as possible. ***PHOTO1*** Both cornerback Jayron Hosley and offensive lineman Eric Herman are expected to be reinstated by the NFL and will have...

New York Giants: 3 Realities Fans Must Accept Following 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Week 1 of the 2014 regular season has come and gone, but for the New York Giants and their fans, it seems eerily similar to Week 1 of the 2013 season. And while anything can change over the course of the next 16 weeks, there's no denying that Big Blue...

Bob Papa: New York Giants Will Need to Rely on Running Game as Passing Game Develops
September 8th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
This past weekend, long-time New York Giants broadcaster Bob Papa expressed his views about the future and potential of the Giants for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** "One of the battle cries of head coach Tom Coughlin from really last year's draft moving forward was for this team to be more physical at...

New York Giants Sign Adam Snyder, Place Geoff Schwartz on IR with Designation to Return
September 3rd, 2014 at 12:00 PM
New York Giants guard Geoff Schwartz had hoped to avoid landing on Injured Reserve (IR), but the team announced on Wednesday that Schwartz would be placed on IR with a designation to return after suffering a dislocated toe in a preseason victory over the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** NFL teams are allowed...

New York Giants Expected to Sign Offensive Lineman Adam Snyder
September 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With their Week 1 game against the Detroit Lions only days away, the New York Giants are still seeking depth along their offensive line. And with guard Geoff Schwartz likely headed to Injured Reserve (IR) with a designation to return, the team is working to sign versatile veteran Adam Snyder. ***PHOTO1*** Snyder,...

New York Giants “Likely” to Place Geoff Schwartz on Temporary Injured Reserve: Report
August 29th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Earlier this week, the New York Giants felt they had received some good news in regards to offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz, who avoided the need for surgery on his dislocated toe. Rather, Schwartz was placed in a walking boot for 7-10 days and then was to proceed with a week-to-week...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz in Walking Boot for 7-10 Days; Calls Injury ‘Minor Setback’
August 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For an injury that looked like it was not going to have a very good ending, New York Giants starting left guard Geoff Schwartz may have gotten some really good news. ***PHOTO1*** After suffering a dislocated toe in the team's preseason matchup with the New York Jets on Friday, Schwartz traveled to...

John Jerry Feels He Can Help Be Leader, Mentor for Younger New York Giants Players
August 25th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Sometimes it's hard to avoid your past, especially when you're a public figure in the spotlight and your professional career is on full display. That may go double for an NFL player since they're always in the media spotlight. ***PHOTO1*** "The Bullygate" scandal that rocked the Miami Dolphins organization was one that...