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New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr.: I’ve Heard All the Criticism, Now I’m Ready to Play
September 30th, 2014 at 2:07 PM
Nine games. That's how many games New York Giants first round pick Odell Beckham Jr. has missed since being drafted as the 12th overall pick back in May. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham missed the entire preseason (five games) because of the hamstring injury that started back in August and has carried over into the...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty Proving Last Year was ‘Anomaly’, Ready to Face Mentor Osi Umenyiora
September 30th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
Last year, the weakest link of the New York Giants offensive line was the one they paid the most money to keep around in free agency in Will Beatty, who allowed 13 sacks and if not for that new five-year contract, would have likely found himself cut after his horrendous...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Has Been Working with Odell Beckham Jr. One-On-One
September 30th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants have yet to have Odell Beckham Jr. on the field for a regular season game, but the speedy rookie is getting closer and closer to his first game while trying to get over a hamstring injury. ***PHOTO1*** While the team anticipates the return/debut of their 2014 first-round pick...

Atlanta Falcons Center Joe Hawley Unlikely to Play Vs. New York Giants Due to Knee Injury
September 30th, 2014 at 6:15 AM
During Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons center Joe Hawley was carted off the field and ruled out immediately after his injury. As his MRI results are still being determined, the likeliness of Hawley playing on Sunday against the Giants is very slim. ***PHOTO1*** The 25-year-old's injury is likely knee-related,...

Jon Beason, Odell Beckham Jr. Practice for Giants on Monday; Both Could Play Vs. Falcons
September 29th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
As the New York Giants returned to work on Monday, they did so in a relatively healthy manor. Not only were players like cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (thigh) and offensive lineman Charles Brown (shoulder) on the field, but so to were linebacker Jon Beason (foot) and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr....

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Loving New Twist on Offense; Sees Endless Possibilities
September 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
During the New York Giants' 45-14 win over the Washington Redskins on Thursday night, offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo came up with a new twist and a bit of a wrinkle to an offense still trying to get the hang of the West Coast offense. ***PHOTO1*** It was using Victor Cruz out of...

Giants’ Jon Beason Didn’t Feel Great Before Redskins Game; Expects to Play Vs. Falcons
September 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ever since re-aggravating the foot injury that he initially hurt back in June, starting middle linebacker Jon Beason has been on the sidelines for the New York Giants trying to get his foot healed up enough to return to the field. ***PHOTO1*** After sitting out of the Giants Week 3 win over...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: We Have the Talent to Win a Championship
September 26th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
It's amazing what a span of two weeks can do for the New York Giants. Two weeks ago after an ugly loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the Giants were 0-2, staring down another 0-3 start and disaster was starting to set in for this team because of the familiarities of...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Says He’s “Feeling as Good as Ever”
September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to play tonight for the New York Giants against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, but the likelihood of him playing in 11 days time against the Atlanta Falcons is slowly increasing by the day. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' No. 1 draft pick in the 2014...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Returns to Practice; Aiming to Play Vs. Atlanta Falcons
September 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The bad news: Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to play for the New York Giants on Thursday night when they travel to our nation's capital to play the Washington Redskins despite the CBS Sports reports of him being "expected to play." ***PHOTO1*** However, the good news is that for the first...

New York Giants Will Workout WR Darius Johnson This Week: Report
September 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As the New York Giants prepare to open the 2014 season with a Monday night matchup against the Detroit Lions, their front office continues to work on player evaluation and scheduling upcoming workouts. And as part of the weekly routine, which occurs throughout the regular season, Big Blue will meet...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Atlanta Falcons, not Giants, Will Be on HBO’s Hard Knocks
June 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! Today marks the final Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice before mandatory mini-camp next week. After that, the Giants will be off for a long 31 days prior to the start of training camp. So before we get into all of that, we offer the...

Atlanta Falcons Sign Former New York Giants TE Bear Pascoe
May 2nd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Bear Pascoe can be officially added to the list of free agent players of the New York Giants who are now considered former Giants. ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, Pascoe agreed to terms on a deal with the Atlanta Falcons; Pascoe himself announced the news of him signing with the Falcons on his personal...

Ex-Giant Osi Umenyiora Inducted into Troy University’s Sports Hall of Fame
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who is now with the Atlanta Falcons, was one of eight former student-athletes to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame this past Saturday night. In addition to Umenyiora, Danny Cox (baseball), Mike Griffin (men's golf), Perry Griggs (football), Ted...

New York Giants to Workout Georgia Tech DE Emmanuel Dieke
April 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants will workout several NFL Draft prospects next week, and Georgia Tech defensive end Emmanuel Dieke can now be added to the list. In addition to the Atlanta Falcons (April 15th), Dieke will travel to East Rutherford to meet with the Giants on April 11th. “All it takes...

New York Giants Unlikely to Sign Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer; Scared Off from Health Concerns
March 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Justin Tuck left as a free agent to sign a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders, the New York Giants quickly searched around the league for potential replacement options and it had seemed like they might be able to find one on the cheap. ***PHOTO1*** This past Sunday, the...

New York Giants Have Made DE Justin Tuck a Contract Offer: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made defensive end Justin Tuck an offer on a new contract -- an offer than came prior to the "legal tampering" period that began on Saturday at noon, reports The Star Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Although specific details on the offer remain unclear, it shows that the Giants have...

If Released by Atlanta Falcons, Osi Umenyiora Likely to Find His Way Back to New York Giants: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 6:59 AM
The tough part of the NFL is when some of your favorite players leave because of salary cap reasons. Over the last couple of years, Ahmad Bradshaw, Aaron Ross and Brandon Jacobs were part of that trend although in 2013, Ross and Jacobs were able to reunite with the New...

New York Giants Have Sixth-Easiest 2014 Schedule Based on Winning Percentage
February 20th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
As we await the frenzy that is free agency, a second glance at the New York Giants' 2014 opponents revealed that the Giants may have an easier road to the playoffs in 2014 than in recent seasons. ***PHOTO1*** According to researchers at ESPN, the Giants have the sixth-easiest schedule in 2014. Based...

Agent for New York Giants DE Justin Tuck: He’s the Best Overall Defensive End in Free Agency
February 20th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
The class for defensive ends in this upcoming free agency class is pretty deep with it being lead by Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett, Minnesota Vikings' Jared Allen, Washington Redskins' Brian Orakpo and Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy. Apparently the big names isn't scaring away New York Giants Justin Tuck's agent Doug Hendrickson,...