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Rookies primed to help as Giants gear up for season
July 21st, 2017 at 3:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive The Giants are a veteran team primed for a Super Bowl run with very few obvious holes in their lineup. But that doesn't mean the rookie class won't have a chance to help out. Ben McAdoo, now entering his second year as...

Landon Collins responds to Dak Prescott, says Giants will ‘take over’ NFC East
July 21st, 2017 at 1:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** Giants safety Landon Collins fired back at Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who recently predicted Dallas would repeat as NFC East champions. "I commented right under his picture. I said, 'I highly doubt that,'" Collins said Friday, according to NJAM. "They do not control the East. That's over with. We're going to...

Jason Pierre-Paul says Giants can improve from last season
July 20th, 2017 at 11:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul said at a charity event on Thursday that he believes the Giants can improve upon last season's success, reports Brian Heyman of Newsday. "I feel like no spot is weak," Pierre-Paul said. "I feel like with the players that we have, as long as we all...

Jason Pierre-Paul says Giants can be better this season
July 20th, 2017 at 11:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul said at a charity event on Thursday that he believes the Giants can improve upon last season's success, reports Brian Heyman of Newsday. "I feel like no spot is weak," Pierre-Paul said. "I feel like with the players that we have, as long as we all...

Giants have high expectations heading into training camp
July 20th, 2017 at 12:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive Four years ago, Giants GM Jerry Reese put a Super Bowl "countdown clock" on a board outside of the Giants' locker room. It was a bold move, a premature one, and maybe a little bit crazy too. It looked ridiculous when the...

New York Sports today: Giants’ secondary ranked best in the NFL
July 19th, 2017 at 10:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Good morning. Here's what you need to know for today in New York sports. Pro Football Focus ranks Giants as best secondary in the NFL: The Giants' secondary has been ranked No. 1 of 32 NFL teams heading into 2017. The ranking comes as a product of the great play...

OBJ answers pleas to fulfill wish of 9-year-old with cancer
July 19th, 2017 at 9:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** Giants star WR Odell Beckham Jr. wants to meet with 9-year-old cancer patient Jayro Ponce after receiving pleas on social media.  The first attempt to reach Beckham was from Amarillo, Texas radio personality Tommy Joe who wrote on his "Hacker Morning Show" Facebook page pleading the 24-year-old to meeet with his biggest...

Evan Engram set to revive Giants’ tight end production in rookie season
July 18th, 2017 at 3:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tight end production was dismal for the Giants last season. Can their first-rounder turn things around in 2017? Here's a closer look at what to expect... Projected Starters: Evan Engram Projected Backups: Will Tye, Rhett Ellison, Jerell Adams On the Bubble: Matt LaCosse, Colin Thompson Departures: Larry Donnell, Jerome Cunningham The Rundown The tight...

Pro Football Focus ranks Giants secondary best in 2017
July 18th, 2017 at 2:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Every NFL coach gives the same speech this time of year, as minicamp ends and the long, six-week wait until training camp begins. They beg their players to be careful, to stay safe and out of trouble. Ben McAdoo's speech, though, couldn't possibly resonate as much...

Mark Bavaro thinks Giants’ TE Evan Engram is ‘unbelievable’
July 18th, 2017 at 12:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Giants' great, Mark Bavaro, liked his former team spending their first round pick on TE Evan Engram as the team's recent players at the position have not worked out.  Speaking at a golf event benefitting the Ottis Anderson Scholarship Foundation in West Orange, N.J., Bavaro told The Post's George Willis it is...