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2016 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Clemson LB B.J. Goodson
April 30th, 2016 at 12:40 PM
With their fourth-round pick (No. 109 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, as announced by defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants select Clemson linebacker B.J. Goodson. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm ready to get with the veterans and learn as much as I can," Goodson said after being selected. The 6-1, 242 lbs. Goodson...

New York Giants’ Eli Apple Looks Forward to “Spoiling the Season” for Philadelphia Eagles Fans
April 30th, 2016 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple, whom the team selected with the No. 10 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, grew up in South Jersey as -- you guessed it -- a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. In fact, Apple was such a hardcore Eagles fan that he routinely tweeted...

Giants Believe Darian Thompson is Intelligent, Ball Hawking Safety They’ve Been Lacking
April 30th, 2016 at 7:15 AM
For several years, the New York Giants have been without an intelligent, ball hawking center field-type safety. But they believe that changed on Friday night with the third-round selection of Boise State safety Darian Thompson. ***PHOTO1*** While Thompson played all over the field in college -- strong safety, free safety and even...

2016 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Boise State Safety Darian Thompson
April 29th, 2016 at 9:56 PM
With their third-round pick (No. 71 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, as announced by former punter Steve Weatherford, the New York Giants select Boise State safety Darian Thompson. ***PHOTO1*** The 6-2, 210 lbs. Thompson is an interesting pick for the Giants. Obviously in need of a free safety to help ballhawk...

New York Giants See a “Young Victor Cruz” in Rookie WR Sterling Shepard
April 29th, 2016 at 9:03 PM
New York Giants rookie second-round pick, wide receiver Sterling Shepard, took nearly 70% of his snaps from the slot position in 2015. And while he insists he can and will play on the outside, General Manager Jerry Reese repeatedly referred to him as a "slot receiver." In fact, both Reese...

2016 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Oklahoma WR Sterling Shepard
April 29th, 2016 at 7:47 PM
With their second-round pick (No. 40 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, as announced by retired running back Rodney Hampton, the New York Giants select Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard. ***PHOTO1*** "This was an easy pick for us," General Manager Jerry Reese said. "He's just everything you want in a slot wide...

New York Giants WR Ben Edwards Diagnosed with Mild Knee Sprain
April 29th, 2016 at 4:10 PM
It was just the second day of voluntary mini-camp practice when New York Giants wide receiver Ben Edwards went down with a leg injury and had to be carted off. Previously, running back Orleans Darkwa had gone down with a "minor" fracture in his tibia. ***PHOTO1*** It is a common theme for...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross Wants to Remind You: We’re the Experts, You Aren’t
April 29th, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Was Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple a reach for the New York Giants in Round 1 of the 2016 NFL Draft? Many "experts" had him graded out in the teens, but the Giants jumped at the chance to draft him when he came up at No. 10 overall on Thursday...

New York Giants Had an Option to Trade Down in Round 1, but Decided to Pass
April 29th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
After a completely unexpected fall by offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil knocked the early stages of the 2016 NFL Draft out of balance, the New York Giants were left wondering what to do with the No. 10 pick. Their (alleged) primary targets -- Jack Conklin, Leonard Floyd and Ezekiel Elliott --...

Rodney Hampton, Steve Weatherford Will Announce New York Giants’ Day 2 Picks
April 29th, 2016 at 10:30 AM
When the 2016 NFL Draft resumes on Friday night with rounds two and three, each pick will be announced by a former member of the corresponding team. And for the New York Giants, their two representatives with be retired running back Rodney Hampton and former punter Steve Weatherford. ***PHOTO1*** Hampton will announce...