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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...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Suffers Neck Burner; Injury a Serious Concern for Tom Coughlin
July 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The very last thing the New York Giants wanted to see was a neck injury to running back David Wilson. However, little more than a week after being medically cleared following a long rehab from a fusion of the vertebrae to repair the herniated disc in his neck, Wilson was...

Struggling Ryan Nassib Gets Some Support from New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin
July 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although we won't go as far as to use the word "horrible" to describe quarterback Ryan Nassib's performance thus far in training camp, we certainly wouldn't use the word 'good" either. At best, he's been inconsistent, making impressive throws that show you why the Giants have stuck with him, only...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks
July 14th, 2014 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 21st (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 Tuesday Morning Storylines: Can Big Blue Regain Their Composure in 2014?
July 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! The clock continues to tick as we enter July and are that much closer to the start of training camp. In the mean time, we present you with the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** Can the New York Giants Regain their Composure...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Counting on Offensive Line Depth
June 30th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! Welcome to a new week, which is one baby step closer to the official start to NFL training camps. Although it promises to be a slow week ahead, we start your morning off with the following headlines that can be enjoyed over your first...

New York Giants QB Coach Danny Langsdorf on Ryan Nassib: “I Think He’s Done a Great Job”
June 23rd, 2014 at 3:30 PM
From the outside looking in, it would appear as if New York Giants back-up quarterback Ryan Nassib has had a rough Spring. In the few practices open to the media, the second-year Syracuse product struggled mightily, prompting some to suggest his job may be in jeopardy. But when speaking to...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Ryan Nassib Struggling for Big Blue
June 14th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! It should be a relatively slow weekend after a busy week, but Big Blue will return early next week for mandatory mini-camp prior to a long layoff. As we await that, enjoy the following start of the weekend headlines over your first morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** Backup...

New York Giants Release QB Josh Freeman; Claim OT Rogers Gaines Off Waivers from Bears
May 30th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The Josh Freeman era in New York has turned out to be a short one and has now officially come to an end as it was announced on Friday that the New York Giants released veteran quarterback after only three days of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***VIDEO1*** Freeman, who was signed six...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning on Field for Start of OTAs; Taking Starting Snaps from J.D. Walton
May 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, coming off of ankle surgery and not expected to be ready until training camp, wasted no time getting under center as Big Blue began their 2014 Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Wednesday. And it wasn't just for show either. Rather, Manning "put in a...

New York Giants’ Ryan Nassib not Scared of Competition; Feels He’s Progressed Greatly
May 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants may have re-signed Curtis Painter and added Josh Freeman earlier this offseason, but quarterback Ryan Nassib has not changed his approach as a result. Rather, the second-year QB out of Syracuse has come into 2014 with the same sort of attitude that has helped lead him...

New York Giants Have Approximately $3.92 Million Remaining in Salary Cap Space
April 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Over the first month of the NFL offseason, the New York Giants were one of the most active teams and spent well over $100 million in free agent talent. ***VIDEO1*** Players like Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Rashad Jennings, Mario Manningham and Geoff Schwartz were just some of the talent that the Giants signed in...

New York Giants QB Curtis Painter Underwent Arthroscopic Knee Surgery; Will Miss Four Weeks
April 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants signed quarterback Rusty Smith on Monday, many (including us) were quick to jump to conclusions about what it meant for Eli Manning (ankle) and even, potentially, Ryan Nassib. However, shortly after that signing was announced it became crystal clear as to why Big Blue made...