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New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Believes Offense not Far Off from Being Very Successful
August 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Despite sporting a record of 3-0, the New York Giants first team offense has struggled so far this preseason. And with Big Blue already under pressure to learn a new offensive system while getting ready for the 2014 season, they also have the added pressure of avoiding a troubled start...

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Felt More Comfortable Signing with New York Giants than New York Jets
August 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Remember five months ago when the New York Giants and New York Jets were battling it out for the chance to sign former Denver Broncos free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie? ***PHOTO1*** With the market settling, Rodgers-Cromartie came into New Jersey to first meet with the Jets and given their salary cap situation,...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Ruled Out Vs. New York Jets with Hamstring Soreness
August 19th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Despite New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin stating that Odell Beckham Jr. was fine after leaving practice on Monday with what looked like to be a tweak of his hamstring, the team is not taking any chances in re-aggravating the injury. ***PHOTO1*** Coughlin announced after Tuesday's practice that while Beckham did...

New York Giants Vs. Indianapolis Colts: Preseason Week 2 Game Analysis
August 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
For the first time since Super Bowl XLVI, the New York Giants returned to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana this past Saturday to take on the Indianapolis Colts. And despite a brutal start, they eventually secured a 27-26 victory. ***PHOTO1*** Although the Giants walked away with a win, it was far...

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...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Could Be Working Way into Starting Job
August 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have been searching to figure out who their starting right guard will be once they begin the 2014 regular season next month against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** With Chris Snee retiring just before training camp, they have used Brandon Mosley as the first-team right guard, but with him...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Says Odell Beckham Jr. is Fine After Hamstring Injury Scare
August 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Monday, Odell Beckham Jr. was taking reps for the New York Giants during practice in preparation for the team's fourth preseason game against the New York Jets. Beckham made a catch and run, but that wasn't what caught everyone's attention on Monday; it was what happened afterwards with Beckham...

Jon Beason Feels ‘Really Close’ to Returning for New York Giants; Unlikely to Play in Preseason
August 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants unfortunately may not see starting linebacker Jon Beason for the rest of the preseason; as he is not expected to play for the team when they face off against the New York Jets this weekend and it's unlikely right now that they would then turn around...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Feeling Better and not Concerned with Injury; No MRI Needed
August 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
After New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was removed from Saturday's 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts with what the team called a "groin strain," there was some concern -- even from head coach Tom Coughlin -- that it could sideline him for up to a few weeks. However, while...

Eli Manning on New York Giants Offense: “It’s not Good Enough, but I’m not Concerned”
August 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Despite a 27-26 comeback victory for the New York Giants this past weekend over the Indianapolis Colts that has the Giants at 3-0 this preseason, the starting offense has come under heavy fire, especially after this past Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning himself, went 1-for-7, was nearly intercepted twice and was sacked once...

Corey Washington Has Already Earned His Way onto New York Giants’ 53-Man Roster
August 18th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Leading up to Saturday's game against the Indianapolis Colts, several lingering holdouts were not yet convinced that wide receiver Corey Washington had earned himself a spot on the New York Giants' 53-man roster. However, even prior to his third consecutive game-winning touchdown catch, Washington had already done enough to put...

Giants’ Cooper Taylor May Land on Season-Ending IR with Foot Injury; Could Need Surgery
August 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While the New York Giants were able to come away with a 27-26 win over the Indianapolis Colts in their third preseason game this past Saturday night, they might have lost one of their young players for the rest of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Giants' second-year safety Cooper Taylor suffered a sesamoid...

Tom Coughlin Concerned New York Giants’ Offensive Woes in Preseason May Carry Over
August 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
While it is only the preseason, a lot of people are already starting to push the panic button regarding the offense of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** During their third preseason game on Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Giants offense looked like the team that took the...

Several New York Giants Named to “Most Influential People in New Jersey Sports” List
August 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Earlier this year, six people with direct ties to the New York Giants were named to the "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list. It was the first of two annual most powerful/most influential lists, with the second coming by way of The Star-Ledger and the "Most Influential...

David Wilson Hoping to Return to Track and Field Following Premature End to NFL Career
August 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One-time New York Giants first-round pick, David Wilson, may have seen his NFL career cut short due to multiple neck injuries and genetic spinal stenosis, but that does not necessarily mean his entire athletic career has also gone out the window. And while he can't take the risk of absorbing...

Hakeem Nicks Taunts New York Giants in What He Deemed a Meaningful Preseason Game for Him
August 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may have been another ordinary preseason game for most, but Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks admitted after the fact that it was much more for him. After all, it was the very first time he faced his former team and he clearly wanted to make a statement. Unfortunately,...

New York Giants Suffer Multitude of Injuries in 27-26 Victory Over Indianapolis Colts
August 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants managed to prevent an embarrassing loss on Saturday night, rallying from 26-points down in the fourth quarter to take home a 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. However, the preseason victory came at a cost as Big Blue lost several players in the process, including cornerback...

New York Giants’ Offense a Work-In-Progress for Passers, a Potential Paradise for Runners
August 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There is significant irony for the New York Giants after three preseason games. We have seen quarterback Eli Manning experience tremendous growing pains while adjusting to this new style of offense that Ben McAdoo is attempting to install here in New York. And while there are two more preseason games...

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 @ Indianapolis Colts: Preseason Week 2 Gameday
August 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Preseason Week 2 Aug. 16th, 2014 New York Giants Indianapolis Colts Game Details Time: 7:00 PM EDT Stadium: Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis, IN) Broadcast: WNBC Game Conditions Weather: Scattered Storms Temperature: 71°F – 76°F Wind: SW 4-7 MPH Key Injuries Odell Beckham Jr. Peyton Hillis Jon Beason John Conner Xavier Grimble Trindon Holliday Khaled Holmes Ulrick John Reggie Wayne Ahmad Bradshaw Kelvin Sheppard Josh McNary O-Out D-Doubtful Q-Questionable P-Probable Player/Coach Quotes: Will Beatty: "I have been looking forward...