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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...

Geoff Schwartz Injury Highlights Continued Concerns with New York Giants Offensive Line
August 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most New York Giants fans can attest that their main concern over the last few years is the team’s offensive line. Over the last several offseasons, the team has time and time again overlooked the offensive line in favor of another position. It wasn’t until the 2013 offseason did the...

Could Geoff Schwartz’s Injury Spark New York Giants to Trade for 49ers’ Alex Boone?
August 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The dislocated toe injury that New York Giants starting left guard Geoff Schwartz is being looked at in a worst-case scenario, as he is heading to see a foot specialist, which according to one former NFL team doctors opinion, may land him on season-ending injured reserve. ***PHOTO1*** So if Schwartz's season ends...

Giants’ Geoff Schwartz to See Foot Specialist for Dislocated Toe; Outcome Isn’t Looking Good
August 23rd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
On Friday night, the New York Giants offensive line may have taken a severe blow when starting left guard Geoff Schwartz had to be carted off the field as a result of a dislocated toe during the team's victory over the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz will now go see a foot...

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 Beginning to Experiment with Different Offensive Line Combinations
August 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the New York Giants offensive line continues to struggle midway through the preseason, head coach Tom Coughlin, offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo and offensive line coach Pat Flaherty decided to mix things up a bit during Tuesday's practice. In addition to having the line take reps in their normal alignment,...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Could Be Working Way into Starting Job
August 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have been searching to figure out who their starting right guard will be once they begin the 2014 regular season next month against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** With Chris Snee retiring just before training camp, they have used Brandon Mosley as the first-team right guard, but with him...

New York Giants’ Offense a Work-In-Progress for Passers, a Potential Paradise for Runners
August 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There is significant irony for the New York Giants after three preseason games. We have seen quarterback Eli Manning experience tremendous growing pains while adjusting to this new style of offense that Ben McAdoo is attempting to install here in New York. And while there are two more preseason games...

New York Giants’ Brandon Mosley Aiming to Be “As Good as Chris Snee”
August 15th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Ever since the sudden announcement of Chris Snee's retirement from the NFL before training camp, the New York Giants needed a Plan B for right guard -- which thus far, has been Brandon Mosley. ***PHOTO1*** Mosley has been the team's starter in place of the departed Snee ever since the summer started...

New York Giants ‘May Be Interested’ in 49ers’ Alex Boone; Could Offer 3rd Round Pick: Report
August 11th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Sunday, the speculation of the New York Giants being interested in San Francisco 49ers guard Alex Boone started up, especially since he is holding out with hopes of a new contract. ***VIDEO1*** That interest, which had been considered only speculated on Sunday, has now been somewhat confirmed by Jason Cole of...

Might New York Giants Try to Pry Alex Boone Away from San Francisco 49ers?
August 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The San Francisco 49ers and offensive lineman Alex Boone are reportedly no closer on a new deal that would end a holdout that dates back to the start of the offseason, and now teams are beginning to prepare potential trade offers. And while the 49ers maintain they have no intention...

Giants’ Eric Herman Suspended 4 Games for Violating NFL’s Performance-Enhancing Drugs Policy
August 8th, 2014 at 1:15 PM
New York Giants offensive lineman Eric Herman will join a long list of Giants who have recently been suspended for one reason or another, as he's now been hit with a four-game ban for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy. ***VIDEO1*** "The NFL requires a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for permission to...

New York Giants’ Peyton Hillis Out “A While” with Ankle Injury
August 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Initially, it looked as if the injury suffered by New York Giants running back Peyton Hillis on Tuesday night was not serious. However, as head coach Tom Coughlin addressed the media on Wednesday, he revealed that it was a lot more serious than anyone had originally realized, adding that the...