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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...

Cowboys’ Elliott could reportedly face suspension for 2016 incident
July 17th, 2017 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott could reportedly be suspended one or two games stemming from a 2016 domestic violence accusation and was reportedly involved in a separate altercation at a bar in Dallas on Sunday. Elliott received a report from the NFL regarding its investigation, and he is expected...

Brandon Marshall requested release knowing Jets would tank this season
July 13th, 2017 at 5:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** WR Brandon Marshall said he requested his release from the Jets because he couldn't deal with the team not having a chance this season, per ESPN's Rich Cimini.  Marshall was on WFAN's Boomer and Carton Show Thursday, where he admitted his former team wasn't going to have a good 2017...

Giants hoping to convert rookie Jarron Jones to offensive tackle
July 13th, 2017 at 11:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Giants are hoping they can convert rookie DT Jarron Jones to offensive tackle, per Pro Football Talk's Curtis Crabtree.  Jones said that coaches approached him near the end of OTAs expressing their interest to change his position. That change happened immediately as the next day he switched to the offensive side...

GEICO SportsNite: NY Giants team up to fight hunger
July 12th, 2017 at 11:15 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...