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2015 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks
July 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
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 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 to Work Out Former New York Jets QB Tajh Boyd
September 12th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Tajh Boyd was drafted by the New York Jets in the sixth-round of this past May's NFL Draft and was expected to compete for a backup job alongside Matt Simms with Michael Vick firmly the backup for Geno Smith. ***PHOTO1*** Simms won the third string job for the Jets, so on final...

Geoff Schwartz Injury Highlights Continued Concerns with New York Giants Offensive Line
August 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most New York Giants fans can attest that their main concern over the last few years is the team’s offensive line. Over the last several offseasons, the team has time and time again overlooked the offensive line in favor of another position. It wasn’t until the 2013 offseason did the...

New York Giants Witnessing a “Third String Renaissance” This Preseason
August 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Over the last few years, we've seen what we can call a “Third String Renaissance” of sorts for the New York Giants. The undrafted free agents make themselves known and have fans, coaches and commentators scratching their heads wondering how they were not picked up by a team in...

Giants Come Back to Beat Indianapolis Colts 27-26; Referees Blow Out Elbows Throwing Flags
August 16th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
For the first time since Super Bowl XLVI, the New York Giants returned to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. However, unlike Super Bowl XLVI, their first-team performance against the Indianapolis Colts was very forgettable -- as in, they wish they could forget it. Unfortunately for the players -- at...

New York Giants’ Curtis Painter Takes Second-Team Reps After Strong Performance Vs. Steelers
August 12th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After a strong showing against the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game, New York Giants backup quarterback Curtis Painter earned reps as the number two quarterback behind Eli Manning in Monday's practice. Despite Painter’s quality outing, in which he completed seven passes on seven attempts for 68 yards and...

New York Giants not Yet Ready to Panic Over Sputtering New-Look Offense
August 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may have won the game, but with the exception of Curtis Painter in the fourth quarter and a huge run by Rashad Jennings early on, their new-look West Coast-style offense took a step back on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** The passing game was essentially non-existent, penalties killed drives and there...

Corey Washington’s Game-Winning Touchdown Catch Leads Giants to 20-16 Win Over Steelers
August 10th, 2014 at 12:00 AM
After their first win on the road last weekend against the Buffalo Bills, the New York Giants returned home to play the Pittsburgh Steelers in their first preseason game of the summer at MetLife Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Just like last weekend against Buffalo and last year against Pittsburgh, the Giants knocked off the...

New York Giants Need Ryan Nassib to Outplay Curtis Painter
August 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants' back-up quarterback scenario isn’t exactly where they would like it to be. Despite descriptions of abysmal play from second-year player and former fourth-round pick Ryan Nassib, he still represents the best option for the Giants as the backup quarterback and showed why in preseason opener. It’s...