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New York Giants’ Jon Beason: “I Better not Be” Limited in Training Camp
July 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason said earlier this month he expected to be limited at the start of training camp as a precautionary measure, but when he arrived on Thursday, his tune changed a bit. Still uncertain about how the medical staff will handle him moving forward, a self-proclaimed...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Channels His Inner Michael Jordan to Mark “The Return”
July 31st, 2015 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. may have been the one who received a few encouraging texts from NBA great Michael Jordan, but it was Victor Cruz who represented the legend in a retro form on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Wearing a red Chicago Bulls No. 45 jersey -- the same one...

New York Giants’ John Mara Has One Message for Jason Pierre-Paul: “Come Home. We Miss You.”
July 31st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
After all of his obvious frustration and weeks of uncertainty, New York Giants co-owner John Mara had one simple message for defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul on Thursday: "We miss you. Come home." ***PHOTO1*** Those were the final words muttered by Mara during his training camp press conference, which occurred mere hours after...

New York Giants Cornerback Prince Amukamara Press Conference: Full Transcript, 7/30/15
July 30th, 2015 at 6:45 PM
Prince Amukamara: So Victor just gave you a Doctor’s degree— he says your assessment is right on. A: Oh, really? ***PHOTO1*** Q: Yeah, he says he’s running as fast as ever. A: Yeah, I trust my eye. We were just out there in Arizona at a performance spot and he came out there for...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Press Conference: Full Transcript, 7/30/15
July 30th, 2015 at 6:31 PM
Tom Coughlin: Welcome to camp. Some of you don’t look in as good of shape as you should be. We’ll take care of that as we go along. Q: No fines, I hope? A: There will be. Shortly. ***PHOTO1*** Q: Assume all your guys did alright in the conditioning test? A: Their body weights were...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Press Conference: Full Transcript, 7/30/15
July 30th, 2015 at 6:16 PM
Q: Obviously Jason Pierre-Paul is not here, and I would imagine you’re not too thrilled with the circumstances. Can you just give us your feelings on that? A: I’m disappointed he’s not here. I think this would be the best place for him to be for a number of different reasons....

New York Giants Expected to Sign Wide Receiver James Jones: Report
July 30th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
The New York Giants, who already appear stacked at the wide receiver position, are still looking to upgrade and will meet with free agent wide receiver James Jones on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** The Giants had previously made "preliminary inquiries" regarding Jones, but any talk of a visit quickly died off. Originally a third-round draft...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Passes Conditioning Test; Will Beatty, Ben Edwards to PUP
July 30th, 2015 at 5:18 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz believed several weeks ago that he could pass the team's conditional test, and on Thursday he proved it. ***PHOTO1*** Cruz (patellar tendon) and fellow wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who missed the majority of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and minicamp with lingering hamstring issues, were...

Relationship Between New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Soured Long Before Fireworks Accident
July 30th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants were not pleased when defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul suffered severe injuries to his right hand as the result of a July 4th fireworks accident, subsequently undergoing a ray resection of his right index finger. In fact, the words co-owner John Mara used after learning about the...

New York Giants not Completely Out of the Running for OT Jake Long
July 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants first met with free agent offensive tackle Jake Long in late May, he still had a ways to go as he recovered from a second torn ACL. Ultimately, the Giants let him walk, but were sure to keep a careful eye on him in the...