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New York Giants Sign TE Jerome Cunningham to Practice Squad
September 2nd, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Just a couple of weeks ago, Jerome Cunningham was trying to make his case to make the New York Giants 53-man roster, especially with all of the question marks at tight end and no clear cut favorite for the starting job. ***PHOTO1*** Cunningham did get cut by the Giants during the summer...

Mathias Kiwanuka Believes New York Giants Could Have Elite Defense in 2014
September 2nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
No one has come out and said it yet, but the way the New York Giants offense has been struggling, it’s likely that the Giants defense will have to carry the team to victory in the early portion of the season as the offense develops an identity. Fortunately for the...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr: Tom Coughlin Told Me to Take Time, Heal Hamstring Injury
September 2nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
With New York Giants first round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. missing practice on Monday, the growing feeling was that the team's first round draft pick would likely not be ready to play for the team's opening game of the regular season this coming Monday night against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Not...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Calls Week 1 Vs. Detroit Lions a “Must-Win”
September 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
No fan wants to see their team start the season 0-1, let alone 0-6. But that was the story of the 2013 New York Giants. And in the NFL playoff hunt, 10 is the magic number. 10 wins, you’re (usually) in. And if you were the 2013 Jints, an 0-6...

New York Giants Will Workout Adam Gettis, Willie Snead on Tuesday
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the regular season schedule now in full swing, the New York Giants will resume their weekly 'workout Tuesday' by bringing in a handful of players for private meetings and workouts. And while the names of all players in attendance are rarely released, two names that have been leaked for...

Jon Beason Expected to Play for New York Giants in Week 1 Game Vs. Detroit Lions
September 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Ever since New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason injured his foot back in June during the team's OTA's, the ultimate goal in mind was getting back in time for the regular season and back for their Week 1 showdown against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday while addressing the media, Giants...

New York Giants Sign OL Mark Asper to Their Practice Squad
September 1st, 2014 at 1:55 PM
As the 2014 NFL regular season officially got underway with the first practice on Monday, the New York Giants are still working to fill out their practice squad. And a day after signing seven players to the unit, the team added one more, officially signing offensive lineman Mark Asper. ***PHOTO1*** Asper was...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Misses Practice; Could Be Out Another Three Weeks
September 1st, 2014 at 11:35 AM
The New York Giants returned to the practice field on Monday and held their very first practice of the 2014 regular season. And while the good news was that linebacker Jon Beason (foot) returned, it was overshadowed by rookie first-round pick, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., once again sitting out...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara is Healthy and Ready for Detroit Lions, Calvin Johnson
September 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Now that the preseason has concluded, New York Giants players, coaches and fans are looking ahead to the season opener at Ford Field in Detroit as the Lions seek vengeance against a Giants team that eliminated their postseason hopes in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** In that game, Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara rose to the...

NFL Network Names New York Giants WR Corey Washington Preseason MVP
September 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Realizing that preseason awards do not and have not ever existed, Gregg Rosenthal of NFL Network decided to make a change and announce the first annual NFL Preseason Awards. In addition to Comeback Player of the Preseason and Defensive Player of the Preseason, Rosenthal also awarded the preseason MVP, which...

Could New York Giants Find a Solution at Tight End Following NFL Cuts?
September 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Despite going undefeated, the New York Giants finished the preseason with mixed results. A few questions were answered, while a few others still have many scratching their head. The tight end position fits the mold of the latter. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants gave multiple tight ends on the roster every opportunity to prove...

New York Giants Sign Seven Players to Practice Squad, Including Bennett Jackson & Dan Fox
August 31st, 2014 at 3:15 PM
With cutdown day now behind us, the New York Giants and 31 other NFL teams moved forward with waiver claims and Practice Squad signings on Sunday. And with the league's new 10-man practice squad's (up from eight) and decreased restrictions on the additional two players, it made for a very...

Jerry Rice: Victor Cruz Has All the Tools to Be a Monster in Giants’ New Offense
August 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The moment wide receiver Victor Cruz learned that the New York Giants would be installing a West Coast-style offense in 2014, he cracked open the text books, cued up the tape and began to study the league's most talented receiver of all-time, Jerry Rice. After all, he's exactly the guy...

Bennett Jackson a Semi-Surprise Cut, but Likely Addition to New York Giants’ Practice Squad
August 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
For decades, the New York Giants have always followed the formula that the NFL Draft will lead you to the Super Bowl. In Jerry Reese's first year as General Manager, that was evident. Rookies like running back Ahmad Bradshaw, cornerback Aaron Ross, tight end Kevin Boss and Giant faithful Zak...

Odell Beckham Jr. Injury Led New York Giants to Keep Preston Parker
August 31st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There's a strong chance that a few things would have been quite different on Saturday as the New York Giants trimmed their roster to 53-men had rookie first-round pick, Odell Beckham Jr., not been dealing with a lingering hamstring injury. At the forefront of those differences would have been the...

New York Giants Officially Trim Roster to 53-Men; Mario Manningham, Trindon Holliday to IR
August 30th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
It was a long day that came with a lot of tough decisions, but the New York Giants did what they believed they had to do, making more than 20 total rosters moves in an effort to trim their roster to 53-men. ***PHOTO1*** Some of their decisions were quite difficult and reportedly...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Feels Adjustment to New Offense Will Be “Season-Long” Affair
August 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Five weeks of the preseason are now officially in the books and the New York Giants appear no closer (okay, maybe a little bit closer) to mastering Ben McAdoo's new West Coast-style offense than they did when it was first implemented. And, unfortunately, quarterback Eli Manning believes it's going to...

New York Giants’ Henry Hynoski Escapes Serious Injury; Has Only a Shoulder Bruise
August 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Henry Hynoski situation from Thursday's game against the New England Patriots looked to be taking an unfortunate turn when the New York Giants fullback left the game due to an apparent rotator cuff injury, as suggested by coach Tom Coughlin. The news broken Friday had a better and less...

New York Giants Cutdown Day (53-Man) Scorecard
August 30th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The NFL's final cutdown day of 2014 has officially arrived! And while it may be an exciting time for fans, it's an unfortunate day for hundreds of athlete's. That will be no different for the New York Giants, who need to make 22 total transactions in order to get down...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Expected to Return to Practice on Monday
August 30th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
With their preseason schedule officially out of the way and now the focus can shift towards Week 1 of the regular season against the Detroit Lions, the New York Giants appear to be getting some good news for next week. ***PHOTO1*** The team is expecting to get Jon Beason back onto the...