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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...

New York Giants Targeting Stanford OT Andrus Peat: Report
April 29th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
With the 2015 NFL Draft now only a little more than 24 hours away, rumors have begun to fly at a rapid rate. There have been some reports that suggest the New York Giants will draft Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota if he falls and others that suggest Big Blue and...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz “Pleased” with Rehab; on Schedule to Return for Camp
April 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz had a rough season in 2014 thanks to injuries, but the 28-year-old is on the comeback trail and ready to make an impact in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz dealt with multiple injuries last season -- first he had to overcome a toe injury that forced him...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Talks About Move to Center, How He Can Improve in 2015
April 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Weston Richburg is lined up to be the starting center for the New York Giants this season, but the 23-year-old isn't exactly ready to claim himself as such yet. ***PHOTO1*** Richburg spent last season at left guard, even though he played center in college for Colorado State. Richburg's play was mostly solid...

NFL.com Changes New York Giants’ (Mock) First-Round Pick to Iowa OL Brandon Scherff
April 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
NFL.com mock draft expert Charles Davis is changing his pick for the New York Giants' first-round selection to Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff. ***PHOTO1*** In his prior mock, Davis had the Giants taking defensive tackle Malcom Brown, but has decided to switch his pick to Scherff, making it the fourth time in...

New York Giants to Host Utah Offensive Lineman Jeremiah Poutasi for Workout
April 17th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants will take a look at another offensive lineman as Big Blue has a private workout scheduled with Utah lineman Jeremiah Poutasi. ***PHOTO1*** Along with the G-Men, Poutasi has a slew of other meetings and private workouts with teams scheduled, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan: Utah OL Jeremiah Poutasi has...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Recovering Well, “Excited” for 2015 Season
April 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
One of the bigger free agent acquisitions for the New York Giants last offseason was that of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. Unfortunately, the veteran missed most of his first season with Big Blue due to injury (ankle, toe). ***PHOTO1*** Although his first season didn’t go as planned, Schwartz is poised to come...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz, Geoff Schwartz Each Working Way Back from Injury: Videos
April 7th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have not exactly made a big splash via free agency, but they never intended to do so. Since the end of the 2014 regular season, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. have stood firm in their belief that team personnel is almost where it needs to...

New York Giants Save Additional Cap Space by Restructuring Contract of Geoff Schwartz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants, who had only roughly $8 million in remaining cap space earlier this week, have cleared an additional $2.1 million by restructuring the contract of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. ***PHOTO1*** Per NFLPA record, Schwartz had his 2015 salary dropped from $3.675 million to $1.675 million (cap hit from $4.975...

New York Giants, Offensive Lineman John Jerry Agree to Terms on New Deal
March 14th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Unrestricted free agent offensive lineman, John Jerry, spent much of his day on Friday visiting with the Tennessee Titans and appeared poised to sign with his third team in three years. However, at the last second, the New York Giants appear to have swooped in and stolen him back, officially...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Has Pins Removed from Ankle; Remains on Schedule
February 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz did not have the inaugural season he expected when he signed with the New York Giants last offseason, first being shut down due to a dislocated toe and then suffering a serious ankle injury that ended his season after what amounted to six quarters of football. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Tweets Live with Fans During NFL Combine
February 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
On Friday, New York Giants guard Geoff Schwartz took over @NJ_Sports Twitter account to interact with fans during the 2015 NFL Combine in Indianapolis. And in the process providing some curious insight as to the significance of certain drills as they pertain to linemen, he also let the world know...