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Michael Strahan Trying to Mentor New York Giants’ Damontre Moore; Mold Him into Player Similar to His Style
August 1st, 2014 at 2:25 PM
When the New York Giants drafted Damontre Moore in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, many people saw the possibilities with the pick, especially in a defensive line that was already loaded with talent. ***VIDEO1*** Although Moore wasn't featured a lot in his rookie season and didn't record a single...

New York Giants Place Troy Kropog on IR; Sign Adam Gress
August 1st, 2014 at 1:15 PM
The New York Giants announced on Friday that they have placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) with a foot injury. In a corresponding roster move, the team has signed tackle Adam Gress to replace Kropog on their 90-man roster. ***VIDEO1*** Kropog, who was a fourth-round pick of the...

Michael Strahan Surprised by “Good Morning America” Hall of Fame Tribute: Video
August 1st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
In a little more than 24 hours, retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The celebration of that career accomplishment has been ongoing for several weeks now, but it was a surprise tribute from "Good Morning America" -- which...

Giants’ Kellen Davis Still Looking to Establish Himself Even After Winning Super Bowl in Seattle
August 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Last year, Kellen Davis was a part of the Seattle Seahawks team that won Super Bowl XLVIII in MetLife Stadium and can always say he has a Super Bowl ring from his time in 2013. ***VIDEO1*** But yet, the only thing he remembers is being told by Pete Carroll that he would...

Stevie Brown Rebuilding His Game, Looking to Reemerge for New York Giants in 2014
August 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It was almost one year ago when Stevie Brown hit the turf at MetLife Stadium with a knee injury that ended his season for the New York Giants in 2013, as he tore his ACL while returning an interception against the New York Jets in the preseason. ***VIDEO1*** A year later, Brown,...

Healthier-Minded New York Giants Suddenly Dealing with More than One Dozen Injured Players
August 1st, 2014 at 8:00 AM
2014 was supposed to be the year. It had to be the year. And after setting an NFL record in 2013 for being the most injured team of all-time, the New York Giants knew they had to change some things. ***VIDEO1*** The team added a new, healthier menu and eating properly was...

New York Giants’ Mike Patterson Serious About Being a Starter
August 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Former Philadelphia Eagles first-round pick, Mike Patterson, has quietly been having a “great camp” and could be the New York Giants' starting defensive tackle on opening day, as opposed to the second year, second-round pick Johnathan Hankins. ***VIDEO1*** While Hankins has made great strides as well but it appears at this point...

Could David Wilson’s Latest Neck Injury Be Final Nail in Coffin for New York Giants Career?
July 31st, 2014 at 12:15 PM
It always seems to be one disastrous thing after another with New York Giants running back David Wilson. ***VIDEO1*** Ever since being drafted with the team's first round pick back in 2012 and cutting loose Ahmad Bradshaw to make him the full-time starter, it's been an utter nightmare with him. It started with...

New York Giants’ David Wilson ‘Needs a Miracle’ to Get Back on the Field in 2014: Report
July 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The neck burner David Wilson suffered this past week in practice is not looking good at all for him or the New York Giants. ***VIDEO1*** Wilson, who was already coming off season-ending neck surgery due to suffering a spinal stenosis injury back in October, suffered the burner in practice and it looks...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Remembers Derek Jeter’s Advice 10 Years Ago; Wants to Emulate His Career
July 30th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
In today's world of sports, it's tough for a player to stick with one team throughout their entire career given the fact that free agency, trades happen nowadays whereas 10-20 years ago, it was possible, more common than anything else, for a player to play on one team. ***VIDEO1*** So far, Eli...

New York Giants’ David Wilson to Miss Remainder of Week’s Practice; Will Meet Surgeon for Evaluation
July 30th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Running back David Wilson and the New York Giants simply can not catch a break. ***VIDEO1*** Wilson, who was just medically cleared to compete at training camp after undergoing neck surgery this past year after suffering from a spinal stenosis injury in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles and missed most of...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Joins List of Walking Wounded After Suffering Hamstring Injury
July 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have created a new, healthier menu for all of their players, implemented a new technology that aims to keep the wear and tear on a players' body to a minimum and even added several post-practice stretches aimed at decreasing the number of soft tissue injuries. Despite...

Trying to Salvage First Impression, Odell Beckham Jr. Has Private Meeting with Tom Coughlin
July 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. knows head coach Tom Coughlin is no fan of lingering injuries. He also knows that you only get one chance at a first impression and that they generally last forever, so in an effort to salvage his, Beckham Jr. recently had...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Suffers Neck Burner; Injury a Serious Concern for Tom Coughlin
July 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The very last thing the New York Giants wanted to see was a neck injury to running back David Wilson. However, little more than a week after being medically cleared following a long rehab from a fusion of the vertebrae to repair the herniated disc in his neck, Wilson was...

New York Giants Awarded Former Buffalo Bills OG Mark Asper Off Waivers
July 29th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
With the retirement of longtime New York Giants starting right guard Chris Snee, there's an opening in the depth chart of their offensive line and Jerry Reese wasted no time in trying to fill that void. ***VIDEO1*** The Giants were awarded offensive guard Mark Asper off waivers on Monday from the Buffalo...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. to Miss at Least Another Week with Hamstring Injury
July 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants were hoping to get their first round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. integrated into the offense this summer during training camp, but it looks like the team will have to wait a little while longer to break out their newest weapon. ***VIDEO1*** Beckham, who has been bothered with...

Seattle Seahawks, Former New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Agree to Deal
July 29th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Terrell Thomas was a free agent for seven months, waiting for a chance and an opportunity to play again in the NFL. He finally got the call on Monday from a pretty good team. ***VIDEO1*** Thomas will be reunited with his former USC coach in Pete Carroll, as he agreed to terms...

New York Giants Looking for 70 Percent Completion Ratio from Eli Manning in 2014
July 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After his worst season as a pro, the Giants raise have raised the expectations for Eli Manning significantly this upcoming season. They’re not expecting a pro bowl season for Eli, they’re expecting a historical one. One where Eli would go down with having arguably the best season by a Giants...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 7 Recap
July 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants returned to the practice field in full pads for the second consecutive day on Monday and wasted little time in getting right to work. With an actual game only a few short days away, Big Blue looked to refine some things on offense and ready their...

Kevin M. Gilbride: Tight Ends Will Play Important, “Jack of All Trades” Role in Giants Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
In recent days, there's been significant speculation about the New York Giants going into 2014 without a traditional fullback and instead using the tight end in that role. It's something Larry Donnell hinted at after Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and something tight ends coach Kevin M. Gilbride confirmed on Monday....