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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...

Roger Goodell Does not Rule Out Possible Suspension for New York Giants OL John Jerry
August 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell previously stated that John Jerry would not face a league suspension for his involvement in the Miami Dolphins BullyGate scandal. But while speaking to the media on Friday night prior to the Pro Football Hall of Fame dinner, Goodell flip-flopped on his previous stance and would...

New York Giants Place Troy Kropog on IR; Sign Adam Gress
August 1st, 2014 at 1:15 PM
The New York Giants announced on Friday that they have placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) with a foot injury. In a corresponding roster move, the team has signed tackle Adam Gress to replace Kropog on their 90-man roster. ***VIDEO1*** Kropog, who was a fourth-round pick of the...

New York Giants Awarded Former Buffalo Bills OG Mark Asper Off Waivers
July 29th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
With the retirement of longtime New York Giants starting right guard Chris Snee, there's an opening in the depth chart of their offensive line and Jerry Reese wasted no time in trying to fill that void. ***VIDEO1*** The Giants were awarded offensive guard Mark Asper off waivers on Monday from the Buffalo...

New York Giants’ John Jerry Refuses to Discuss Bullying Scandal: “I’ve Moved on from That”
July 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
For the first time since being signed by the New York Giants earlier this offseason, offensive lineman John Jerry met with the media on Tuesday. And, as expected, he was peppered with relentless questions about his participation in the Miami Dolphins Bullygate scandal, but declined to discuss it each time...

Giants’ Jameel McClain, Brandon Mosley & Xavier Grimble Carted Off During First Camp Practice
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:50 PM
Having already lost linebacker Jon Beason to a fractured foot earlier this offseason, the very last thing the New York Giants wanted or needed was injuries to key players. Unfortunately, their high hopes for health fell on deaf ears as offensive lineman Brandon Mosley, tight end Xavier Grimble and linebacker...

New York Giants Sign OG John Sullen; Waive WR Kris Adams After Failed Physical
July 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants officially reported to training camp on Monday, and with their return came multiple roster moves. The biggest announcement of the day was that long-time guard, Chris Snee, had decided to retire from the NFL after 10 years in the league. In order to replace him on...

New York Giants Teammates, Coaches React to Retirement of Chris Snee
July 21st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Even before the New York Giants officially announced that offensive lineman Chris Snee had retired, several of his current and former teammates hit social media channels in order to express their appreciation for him and his career. Once the announcement was made public, even more chose to speak up in...

New York Giants OL Chris Snee Officially Retires from NFL
July 21st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As was rumored, reported and speculated, long-time New York Giants guard, Chris Snee, officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday. ***VIDEO1*** ***PHOTO1*** “He called me yesterday and told me the news,” Eli Manning said via Giants.com. “I kind of knew there was a possibility with everything going on with his health....

Chris Snee Will Meet with New York Giants on Monday; Expected to Announce Retirement
July 21st, 2014 at 6:00 AM
As New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese alluded to in late June, a decision on offensive lineman Chris Snee is upcoming. The veteran guard will meet with the team on Monday regarding his physical health, including a lingering elbow issue, and is widely expected to announce his retirement from...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: John Jerry Expected Back for Start of Camp
July 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final weekend without football until mid-February. As we help you pass these final moments, please enjoy the following headlines over your second-to-last last football-less first coffee. ***VIDEO1*** John Jerry 'Should Be Ready' for the Start of Giants Training Camp To this point, John...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line
July 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

Future of New York Giants Guard Chris Snee Remains Uncertain as Training Camp Nears
July 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Back in late June during an interview with WFAN, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese made a comment that caught our attention. He noted that, after a poor Spring, the jury remained out on offensive lineman Chris Snee and that there was a level of uncertainty about his ability...