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Phil Simms Rips into New York Giants, Questions Their Desire to Win
September 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Retired quarterback Phil Simms may be looked at as a New York Giants legend, but that certainly doesn't preclude him from taking shots at his former team. And while many may attribute it to his job as a CBS analyst, it appears Simms is merely frustrated with Big Blue as...

New York Giants Re-Sign Kicker Chris Boswell; Josh Brown Injured
September 2nd, 2015 at 9:32 AM
If you're one of the many who wondered why punter Steve Weatherford had been kicking field goals in practice over the last several days, you finally have an answer. As it turns out, kicker Josh Brown recently suffered a leg injury that continues to linger, subsequently keeping him on the...

New York Giants Trim Roster to 75: Bennett Jackson to IR, Brandon Mosley Released Among Moves
September 1st, 2015 at 4:18 PM
The New York Giants officially trimmed their roster to 75 men as the 4:00 PM EDT deadline on Tuesday passed. ***PHOTO1*** As expected, the team has placed offensive lineman Will Beatty (pec) on the reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. Because of the designation, Beatty will miss the team's first six regular...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin “Disappointed” with Many Things, Including Two-Minute Offense
August 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was not in a joking mood following Saturday's 28-18 loss to the New York Jets in the MetLife Bowl, expressing his frustration and disappointment with everything -- literally everything -- from penalties to the team's two-minute offense. ***PHOTO1*** "(It's) not real complicated, we had six...

Large Percentage of New York Giants’ 90-Man Roster Unlikely to Play Against Jacksonville Jaguars
August 22nd, 2015 at 3:11 PM
The New York Giants have an issue with injuries. A serious issue. And Saturday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars will not offer a reprieve from that trend as the team will be without 14 players -- 15.5 percent of their 90-man roster -- including seven members of their secondary. And that...

New York Giants’ Tom Quinn Pleased with Geremy Davis’ Special Teams Development
August 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With the New York Giants' second preseason game coming up on Saturday, It will give Big Blue a second look at some of the players trying to make the team. And for those fringe players, Special Teams is often a nice place for them to showcase their versatility to the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Unlikely to Change Extra Point Approach Despite New Rules
August 21st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has given significant thought to how he'll approach the league's new 33-yard extra point try, including the potential value in going for two. But despite changes in the rules and minor changes in the projected statistics, the 68-year-old Coughlin doesn't feel like he's...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Gives His Take on the Realistic Nature of HBO’s “Ballers”
August 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the show "Ballers" on HBO -- which is based on the lives of current and former professional football players -- since it premiered in late June. Recently, New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford wrote his own personal take on how realistic he believes...

2015 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Special Teams
July 27th, 2015 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 30th (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...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Should Expect “Random” NFL Drug Test Soon: Photo
July 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
In recent months and years, we've seen New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford get "randomly" tested by the NFL more times than we can even begin to count. And most of his "random" tests seem to occur after he has either posted a photo of himself working out or he...