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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’ 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...

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...

Matt Miller Ranks New York Giants’ Josh Brown High on “Top 32 Kickers from 2014? List
July 13th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The Bleacher Report 1000 has now officially come to a close. After weeks and weeks of ranking players at every single position, Matt Miller has ended his long-running annual series with the "Top 32 Kickers from 2014" list. And after crushing Steve Weatherford on his punters list, he offers up...

New York Giants Among Teams That Voted in Favor of PAT Change; Josh Brown Weighs In
May 20th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
On Tuesday, NFL owners officially voted in favor of a new point after attempt (PAT) system for the 2015 season -- just the 2015 season for now. As part of the overhaul, extra points will now be snapped from the 15-yard line (making it a 33-yard extra point), while two-point...

New York Giants Sign Quarterback Ricky Stanzi, Kicker Chris Boswell to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants continued rounding up players on Reserve/Futures contracts on Wednesday, signing former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Ricky Stanzi and former Houston Texans kicker/punter Chris Boswell. In total, they have now signed 14 players to Reserve/Futures deals. ***PHOTO1*** Stanzi, a fifth-round draft pick of the Chiefs in 2011, spent the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: “A Lot of Preparation” Has Gone into Stopping Devin Hester
October 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants have had 10 full, uninterrupted days to prepare for their game against the Atlanta Falcons. Many will argue that the Giants have a greater chance to beat the Falcons than the other way around. New York's offense has been making strides in the last two weeks...

Denver Broncos Keep Brandon McManus Over Matt Prater; Giants Gets Conditional 7th Rounder
October 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
In the summer, Josh Brown was able to edge out Brandon McManus for the New York Giants kicking job and the team was likely to release McManus, but instead of just cutting him, the Giants were able to get something for him. ***PHOTO1*** Because of Matt Prater's four-game suspension following an arrest...

New York Giants’ Josh Brown Kicks Urban Field Goals to Kick Cystic Fibrosis: Video
September 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In "an effort to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for cystic fibrosis," Tommy Bahama has teamed up with New York Giants kicker Josh Brown and his "GoodFor3" foundation, and will be hosting “Kick Cystic Fibrosis with Josh Brown” video shoots across the country. Some of these surprise...