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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...

New York Giants Trade Kicker Brandon McManus to Denver Broncos for Conditional 7th Round Pick
August 26th, 2014 at 3:29 PM
The New York Giants had announced earlier today that they planned to waive kicker Brandon McManus. But prior to the 4:00 PM EST deadline that would have made McManus subject to waivers, the Denver Broncos swooped in and acquired him via trade for a conditional 7th round pick. ***PHOTO1*** McManus, who had...

Josh Brown Has Won Giants Kicking Competition, Brandon McManus to Be Waived: Report
August 26th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The first cutdown day for the New York Giants has officially arrived, and by the end of business on Tuesday, Big Blue will have had to trim their roster to 75 players. And the very first player on the chopping block is kicker Brandon McManus, who has reportedly lost the...

New York Giants Kicker Josh Brown “Kinda Likes” the 33-Yard Extra Point
August 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Following an Andre Williams three-yard score late on the first quarter on Sunday night, New York Giants kicker Josh Brown made history. He became the first person in NFL history to kick a 33-yard extra point attempt -- a new adjustment the league plans to test until Week 3 of...