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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....

New York Giants’ Xavier Grimble, Trindon Holliday Each Dealing with New Injuries
July 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game nears, the New York Giants have been relatively lucky on the injury front. Their major loss came earlier this offseason when linebacker Jon Beason fractured his foot, while rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has also missed some time with a hamstring...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin “More than a Little” Disappointed with Odell Beckham Jr. Injury
July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was not pleased when rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. "tweaked" his hamstring early in Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and was forced to miss time. Now that the talented LSU product is missing training camp practices, Coughlin's patience is all but gone as...

New York Giants Kicking Competition Personal, but All Business for Josh Brown, Brandon McManus
July 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
A year removed from arguably his best season as a professional kicker, Josh Brown suddenly finds himself in a heated competition for the New York Giants' kicking job. It's the first time in his NFL career he's truly had to beat someone else out for the starting job, but not...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 6 Recap
July 27th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
After a brief day off, the New York Giants returned to the practice field on Sunday and did so in full pads for the first time since training camp officially began earlier this week. Practice was, as expected, a little more aggressive than it had been earlier this week, and...

New York Giants Well-Represented on List of “50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports”
July 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Daily News released their annual "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list earlier this week and the New York Giants were well-represented. In total, six current or former members of the organization were listed, ranging from players to Public Relations staff to the owners. ***VIDEO1*** Here's all...

Linval Joseph Played 2013 Season with Torn Labrum; Hid Injury from New York Giants
July 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 2013 New York Giants were one of the most injured teams in NFL history and it was actually worse than anyone knew. Even the Giants themselves. ***VIDEO1*** Now with the Minnesota Vikings after signing a five-year, $31.5 million deal early in free agency, defensive tackle Linval Joseph admits he played the...

New York Giants Considering 53-Man Roster Without a Fullback: Report
July 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As we've mentioned in recent days, the New York Giants have taken an interesting approach to their fullback position since the start of training camp this past Monday. And by interesting, we mean they've been nearly non-existent, with both Henry Hynoski and John Conner seeing very few reps. However, that's...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: David Tyree Still Coming Under Heavy Anti-Religious Fire
July 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue returns to the practice field today and will wear full pads for the very first time in training camp. Today also marks the official one-week countdown until the very first game of the year. In an effort to pass some time prior...

Struggling Ryan Nassib Gets Some Support from New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin
July 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although we won't go as far as to use the word "horrible" to describe quarterback Ryan Nassib's performance thus far in training camp, we certainly wouldn't use the word 'good" either. At best, he's been inconsistent, making impressive throws that show you why the Giants have stuck with him, only...

New York Giants Should not Rush Odell Beckham Jr. Back from Hamstring Injury
July 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Over the previous two practices, it has been widely noted that New York Giants rookie first-round pick Odell Beckham Jr. has not been a participant due to a festering hamstring injury that has been bothering him since Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***VIDEO1*** While many Giants fan were quick to point out that...

New York Giants Rookie Linebacker Devon Kennard Opening Eyes in First Camp
July 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's been quite some time since the New York Giants drafted themselves a true impact linebacker, but General Manager Jerry Reese may have found a steal in rookie Devon Kennard, who was taken in the fifth-round of the NFL Draft back in May. ***VIDEO1*** Not only is Kennard built for the NFL...

Might New York Giants Be Developing One of the Better Ground Games in NFL?
July 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It seems as though it has been ages since the days of Thunder and Lightning featuring Ron Dayne and Tiki Barber, or Earth, Wind and Fire composed of Brandon Jacobs, Derrick Ward and Ahmad Bradshaw. Both running back by committee approaches yielded great success for the Giants and lived up...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: So Far, So Good for David Wilson
July 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue gets a much-needed off day on Saturday -- an escape from the head and Tom Coughlin's wrath -- so allow us to help you pass some time with the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** So Far So Good for Giants’...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 5 Recap
July 25th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
For the first time since reporting to training camp on Monday, the New York Giants were wearing their shoulder pads on Friday afternoon. And while full pads won't come until Sunday, it didn't stop the team from making sure things were cracking under the warm summer sun. It was a...

David Tyree: “I Would Absolutely Support Any Player on the Giants Who Identified as Gay”
July 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants' decision to hire David Tyree as their new Director of Player Development -- a move that was announced earlier this week -- has ignited a firestorm across the league and throughout the LGBT community. It has twice drawn the ire of the Human Rights Campaign --...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason “Hoping” to Play in Preseason; Confident He’ll Be Ready for Opener
July 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is walking around sans boot and crutches, feels ahead of schedule and not only maintains that he should return in time for the Week 1 opener against the Detroit Lions, but is now even hoping to see some preseason action. ***VIDEO1*** Speaking with reporters on Friday,...

Baltimore Ravens Sign Suspended Safety Will Hill
July 25th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The Baltimore Ravens announced on Friday that they have signed safety Will Hill, who will be suspended for the first six games of the regular season after violating the league's substance-abused policy for the second time. The suspension also marked the third time in three years that Hill was hit...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Growing Impatient with Odell Beckham Jr. as He Continues to Miss Practice
July 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants took the field for their third practice of training camp on Thursday, rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was not among them. Rather, with shells on and helmet in hand, Beckham Jr. stood on the sideline and soaked in practice as a spectator. Again. ***VIDEO1*** For the...

New York Giants Embracing New Technology, Menu & “Recovery Stretch” to Reduce Injuries
July 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
A year ago, the New York Giants were among seven NFL teams who joined the client list of Catapult Sports, a sport science and analytics company who supply wearable GPS tracking devices devised to "provide objective data on athlete performance." ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, the team introduced (at least to the media) a...