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Top Position Battles to Watch at New York Giants Training Camp
July 22nd, 2016 at 4:59 PM
The New York Giants are entering the week leading up to training camp, which starts on July 28. Many veterans have spots locked up, but there are other positions that are wide open for competition. ***PHOTO1*** At some positions, there will be no competition, such as quarterback and defensive line. Other positions,...

New York Giants’ Rookie B.J. Goodson: “Working on My Craft, Getting Better Everyday”
July 6th, 2016 at 6:59 AM
The New York Giants used their fourth-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft to address one of the more depleted positions on their defense. They took linebacker B.J. Goodson out of Clemson University with the 109th pick -- like the jackpot after they play the best slot machines. The Giants...

New York Giants’ LB Jasper Brinkley Has Slight Advantage at Middle Linebacker
June 19th, 2016 at 12:45 PM
For the 2015 New York Giants, linebacker was one of the most depleted positions on the field. It was a big reason why the Giants had one of the worst ranked defenses in the NFL. The Giants added some players in free agency and the draft to battle with Jasper...

New York Giants Officially Sign Rookie LB B.J. Goodson; All Draft Picks Signed
June 16th, 2016 at 5:30 PM
The New York Giants officially signed fourth-round pick B.J. Goodson to a four-year deal on Thursday. Though he hadn't inked his contract until Thursday, Goodson still participated in the Giants' entire offseason program. ***PHOTO1*** With Goodson, 23, now signed, the Giants have officially locked up their entire draft class for 2016,...

New York Giants’ Mini-Camp Begins, What to Look For
June 14th, 2016 at 10:06 AM
New York Giants' mandatory mini-camp spans over three days starting on June 14 and there are many questions that could get a little clarity before training camp starts on July 28. These three days can help a player get a slight edge over another. While mini-camp won't necessarily make or...

New York Giants Waive S John Stevenson and TE Morgan Newton
May 30th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
In order to make room on the 90-man roster for yesterday's acquisitions of linebacker Kyle Bosworth and tight end Chase Clement, the New York Giants have waived safety John Stevenson and tight end Morgan Newton. The Giants' roster is currently full, as the team has 90-players signed to compete for...

New York Giants Begin OTA’s Later Today; Victor Cruz Unlikely to Attend
May 22nd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL offseason is one of the longest, most media driven extravaganza's in professional sports. During 16 games each season, there is little to talk about other than on-field action. But for the other 349 days out of the year, the airwaves are bombarded with predictions and analysis from...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Would not Be Surprised If Team Drafts Another Pass Rusher
April 25th, 2013 at 2:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the 2013 NFL Draft just mere hours away, the New York Giants are on the precipice of building upon a core of young talent that has already contributed to the improbable acquisition of a Lombardi Trophy. Although the team has needs along the offensive line, at linebacker and...

New York Giants 2013 NFL Draft Profile: Iowa State LB A.J. Klein
April 19th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The NFL is an ever-evolving entity that constantly finds new, innovative methods to electrify fans and drive up interest in the game. Last season, it was Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick and the addition of the read-option offense. In 2013, we will learn how defenses have evolved...

Rutgers Linebacker Steve Beauharnais Will Work Out for New York Giants Later Today
April 10th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Since the inception of the Jerry Reese era, the New York Giants have not placed a high value upon linebackers with their early draft picks. In fact, the Giants have only drafted two linebackers with their first or second round selections within the last 20 years. The last linebacker to...