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New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins May See Time at Defensive End in 2015
May 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants love versatility -- especially along the offensive line and on the defensive side of the ball -- so any chance they get to teach a player a new position, they generally take it. Such was the case earlier this week when Big Blue opened Organized Team...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz is “Itching” to Return to the Field; About 80% Recovered
May 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is inching closer and closer to a return following a torn patellar tendon last season, but both he and the team remain very cautious with his rehab and recovery. The good news is that there have been no setbacks or causes for concern,...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington, Marcus Harris Making Presence Felt Early in OTAs
May 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
A year ago around this time, New York Giants wide receivers Corey Washington and Marcus Harris were considered two random names -- perhaps even "camp fodder" -- by most. However, after impressing in Organized Team Activities (OTAs), minicamp, training camp and, at least for Washington, throughout the preseason, their names...

Andre Williams Aiming to Become More Valuable in New York Giants’ Passing Game
May 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As Andre Williams goes into his second year in the NFL he finds himself in a somewhat loaded backfield. Sure, the New York Giants' signing of Shane Vereen will be more beneficial to the passing game, but even so, expect Vereen to take at least some carries away from both...

FOX Sports Names New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Among Their “Top 25 Under 25″
May 29th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Late last week, FOX Sports released their annual "Top 25 Under 25" list, which features a look at the NFL's Top 25 players who are 25-years-old or younger. And ranked No. 3 overall -- which honestly felt a bit low -- was New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.,...

New York Giants Met with Offensive Lineman Jake Long on Thursday: Report
May 28th, 2015 at 8:56 PM
The New York Giants opened Organized Team Activities (OTAs) with left tackle Will Beatty out for 5-6 months with a torn pectoral muscle and first-round rookie Ereck Flowers taking over his spot. It's certainly not an ideal situation for the Giants nor one they planned for, so it should come...

New York Giants QB Eli Manning Expects a Career-Best Season in 2015
May 28th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is no stranger to bold proclamations despite his otherwise subdued demeanor. Prior to the 2011 regular season, Manning declared himself an elite quarterback in the same class as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. ***PHOTO1*** The "elite" proclamation was met with much skepticism and criticism, but...

‘Entourage’ Creator Doug Ellin Crushes New York Giants QB Eli Manning for Blowing Off Cameo
May 28th, 2015 at 11:53 AM
'Entourage' Creator Doug Ellin is a self-proclaimed New York Giants fan, but that doesn't mean he's a fan of quarterback Eli Manning. In fact, Ellin seems so bitterly hateful of Manning that he recently went as far as to say he'd be happy with any other quarterback at the helm...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Expects Jason Pierre-Paul to Attend Mandatory Minicamp
May 28th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants took the field for their first practice of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Wednesday, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was noticeably ascent. ***PHOTO1*** Having still not signed his franchise tender -- a tender worth roughly $15 million -- Pierre-Paul remained in Florida, working out alone and away from...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr.: Double Coverage, Safety Help from Defenses “Not Going to Work”
May 28th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is never afraid to say what's on his mind no matter how controversial it may be. In fact, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick has already labeled Beckham Jr. the worst trash talker in the league for that exact reason. ***PHOTO1*** But that doesn't mean...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers “Suffered No Major Damage” to Knee, Ankle: Report
May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants received a major scare on Wednesday when defensive end Robert Ayers was carted off the field after the very first play of their very first non-contact practice. When head coach Tom Coughlin later met with the media, he revealed that Ayers had suffered both an ankle...

New York Giants Open OTAs with Ereck Flowers at Left Tackle, Justin Pugh at Left Guard
May 27th, 2015 at 3:22 PM
After much debate and speculation, the New York Giants opened Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Wednesday with an offensive line of Ereck Flowers at left tackle, Justin Pugh at left guard, Weston Richburg at center, John Jerry at right guard and Marshall Newhouse at right tackle. ***PHOTO1*** That's just how they drew...

New York Giants DE Robert Ayers Suffers Ankle, Knee Injuries on First Day of OTAs
May 27th, 2015 at 1:36 PM
Already the New York Giants have placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on the Physically Unable Perform (PUP) list and lost starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least 5-6 months due to a torn pectoral muscle, so when defensive end Robert Ayers went down on the very first play of...

Jason Pierre-Paul, Steve Weatherford not Participating in New York Giants’ Organized Team Activities
May 27th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
Not that it will come as any real surprise to anyone, but defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was expectedly absent when the New York Giants rook the field on Wednesday morning for the start of their Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***PHOTO1*** Pierre-Paul, who was designated as the Giants' franchise player earlier this offseason,...

New York Giants’ Organized Team Activities Officially Begin: What to Watch For
May 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Organized Team Activities (OTAs) officially begin for the New York Giants on Wednesday and their very first practice is scheduled to begin at 11:20 AM EDT (which, of course, really means 11:15 AM EDT). It will be the first of the 10 allowed OTA practices and the very first with...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Phase 3 of Offseason Workout Program Gets Underway
May 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the return of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and some actual football! Practice gets underway at 11:20 PM EDT and runs through 1:00 PM EDT. Shortly after practice concludes, head coach Tom Coughlin will be made available on the field, while players...

New York Giants OTA Schedule and Other Important Upcoming Dates: Calendar
May 26th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants will officially enter Phase Three of their offseason workout program on Wednesday, as players will report to East Rutherford, New Jersey and the Quest Diagnostics Training Center for the start of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***PHOTO1*** As part of Phase Three, the team will conduct a series of...

New York Giants to Participate in Charity Basketball Game Benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation
May 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Several member of the New York Giants -- both past and present -- will take part in a charity basketball game on Sunday, June 7th at Pittston Area High School in Pittston, Pennsylvania at 2:00 PM EDT. Proceeds from the game will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. ***PHOTO1*** About Make-A-Wish Foundation: Make-A-Wish® grants the...

Video: Can New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. Sing Like an Angel, Too?
May 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Is there anything New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. can't do? In only a single professional season, Beckham Jr. has already gone about re-writing record books -- both league and franchise -- while winning AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. But his star has shined brighter than just...

Three New York Giants Listed Among “Top 10 All-Time NFL Players from Service Academies”
May 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Having just honored all of our fallen heroes on Memorial Day -- as well as paying respect to those who still risk their lives while serving our country -- it seems appropriate that NFL Network takes a look back at some of the very best players to ever come from...