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New York Giants Release 14 Players on Sunday; Cut Roster Down to 75 Players
August 25th, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Just 24 hours after the New York Giants played their third preseason game of the summer and lost 24-21 in overtime to the New York Jets, head coach Tom Coughlin and General Manager Jerry Reese had to do the toughest part of their jobs on Sunday. With teams required to get...

Justin Tuck, Hakeem Nicks & Several Others Out for New York Giants Against Pittsburgh Steelers
August 10th, 2013 at 12:39 PM
Early Saturday afternoon, the New York Giants officially announced their inactive players list for their first preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. And to say it was a long one would be an understatement. The inactives include defensive end Justin Tuck (back), wide receivers Hakeem Nicks (groin) and Brandon Collins (hamstring),...

New York Giants WR Brandon Collins Suspended 4 Games for Violating NFL Policy on Substance Abuse
June 24th, 2013 at 2:15 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Collins has been suspended by the league for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, reports Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. "Giants WR Brandon Collins has been suspended for the first 4 games...

Hakeem Nicks, Victor Cruz Missing from Giants OTAs Again, Jerrel Jernigan Hurt & Other Notes
May 30th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
The New York Giants took the field under warm skies on Thursday morning, but they were once again without wide receivers Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz. However, those weren't the only two missing on this day, as both Justin Tuck and Jason Pierre-Paul, the team's starting defensive ends, were also...

New York Giants Offense Seeking Healthy Potential Once Again
May 25th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
Every year, the fire power on the offensive side of the ball looks frightening (in a good way) for the New York Giants -- on paper. But, Organized Team Activities (OTAs) started and so too did the injuries. Yay. ***PHOTO1*** Fullback Henry Hynoski underwent surgery on Friday to repair the MCL tear...

Mini-Camp Video: QB Ryan Nassib Showing Why New York Giants Traded up for Him
May 11th, 2013 at 11:40 AM
Fans were utterly shocked when the New York Giants traded up to select quarterback Ryan Nassib (Syracuse) in the fourth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft. But after two days and three practices (so far), it's becoming abundantly clear that General Manager Jerry Reese knew exactly what he was doing. ***VIDEO1*** After an...

Full New York Giants Rookie Mini-Camp Roster
May 11th, 2013 at 7:40 AM
The New York Giants officially had 63 players on the field for day one of rookie mini-camp. Below is the entirety of said roster broken down into player segments. ***PHOTO1*** 2013 Giants Draft Class: Justin Pugh (OL, Syracuse) Johnathan Hankins (DT, Ohio State) Damontre Moore (DE, Texas A&M) Ryan Nassib (QB, Syracuse) Cooper Taylor (S, Richmond) Eric Herman...

New York Giants Sign Curtis Painter, Michael Jasper & Five Others to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 4th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
On Wednesday, the New York Giants signed all six of their practice squad players to reserve/futures contracts. That was followed up on Thursday when they signed seven more players, including quarterback and former Indianapolis Colts 6th round pick (2009) Curtis Painter. Painter, who played in Indianapolis for two seasons before joining...

New York Giants Promote Selvish Capers to 53-Man Roster, Add Stephen Goodin to Practice Squad
November 21st, 2012 at 2:27 PM
The New York Giants have finally made a roster move. In the wake of DT Markus Kuhn's knee injury, Big Blue had gone almost a full week with 52 players on the roster. After working out the likes of Joseph Addai and Ryan Torain, among others, Big Blue decided to...

New York Giants Cut WR Brandon Collins, OT Matt McCants from Practice Squad
September 8th, 2012 at 7:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** As expected, the New York Giants made two cuts from the practice squad today in order to make room for the new additions of OL Scott Wedige and defensive back Terrance Frederick. Wide receiver Brandon Collins, as well as offensive tackle Matt McCants were both released. Collins is an undrafted free agent...

New York Giants Sign WR Brandon Collins to Practice Squad, Waive Stephen Goodin
September 5th, 2012 at 9:33 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants announced that they have terminated the contract of offensive linemen Stephen Goodin, and signed wideout Brandon Collins to the practice squad. The team made the move just a day before the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. While neither of the aforementioned players will...

Joe Martinek, Julian Talley and Others Waived as New York Giants Trim Roster Down to 75
August 27th, 2012 at 12:45 PM
Cut down day is one of the worst days in professional football. It's a day in which the hopes and dreams of many are delayed, or in some cases, completely shattered. For 12 New York Giants, they were no exception, as the business side of the NFL cost them their...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin not Happy About Fights During Practice
August 17th, 2012 at 1:33 PM
On the next-to-last play of practice on Thursday, safety Tyler Sash and tight end Bear Pascoe got into it pretty good, and eventually had to be pulled apart by their teammates, including rookie defensive tackle Markus Kuhn. Afterwards, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, understandably upset, expressed his displeasure...

New York Giants: Saturday, August 4th Training Camp Practice Report
August 4th, 2012 at 6:06 PM
The New York Giants took the field on Saturday during what was easily the hottest and most humid day of training camp thus far, with temperatures approaching 100 degrees on the field. However, the weather wouldn't slow them down as they dove right in and conducted another intense practice as...

Mathias Kiwanuka Impressing, Young WRs Shining & Other New York Giants Camp Notes
August 3rd, 2012 at 11:30 AM
Sudden onsets of ominous clouds followed by thunder and lightning cut the August 1st practice short, but not before a few things were noticed. August 2nd practice proved to be a bit more productive for the New York Giants. Wideouts: The talk of WR Jerrel Jernigan isn’t for naught. He’s All In...

New York Giants’ Will Hill Hopes to Make Impact with a Second Chance at Football
July 1st, 2012 at 1:19 PM
The New York Giants have a long history of bringing in at risk players who have had off the field issues and transforming them into key members of successful, winning teams. Players like Mario Manningham, Plaxico Burress, and Ahmad Bradshaw have all come with off the field baggage, and have...

New York Giants Sign WR Brandon Collins, LB Jake Muasau
May 14th, 2012 at 6:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** Going into rookie mini-camp, the New York Giants had signed 88 of a potential 90 players, leaving two spots open for the 37 players there on a tryout basis. When the smoke cleared it was wide receiver Brandon Collins (Southeastern Louisiana) and linebacker Jake Muasau (Georgia State) who impressed...