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New York Giants’ Jon Beason Hoping to Return for Week 1 Against Dallas Cowboys
August 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason suffered a knee sprain in Saturday's preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars and while he calls the injury "minor," head coach Tom Coughlin says the veteran is considered "week-to-week" at this point. ***PHOTO1*** "Jon Beason has a sprained knee," Coughlin said. "These things are all different....

New York Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo Says Defenders Shouldn’t Worry About Making Mistakes
August 19th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo admits his players have "a long way to go" before they're able to gel as a cohesive unit, but even following Friday's dreadful performance against the Cincinnati Bengals, he feels it wasn't the lack of a gameplan that hurt them -- no team...

New York Giants’ Brandon Meriweather Will not Change His Style, but Will Play Within Rules
August 19th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Although desperate times call for desperate measures, it still came as a bit of a surprise when the New York Giants signed safety Brandon Meriweather, who is known for his overly aggressive and sometimes dirty style of play. In total, he's been fined over $140,000 for illegal hits and has...

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley Receives Good News as Tests on Neck Come Back Negative
August 17th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
When New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley went down against the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday night, it did not look good. When he was seen in the locker-room following the game wearing a neck brace, it looked worse. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the outward appearances, it turns out the Giants were just being overly...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Acknowledges “Level of Concern” Over Safety Situation
August 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Antrel Rolle is with the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown is with the Houston Texans and the New York Giants currently find themselves in desperate need of help at the safety position. ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday, head coach Tom Coughlin announced that fifth-round rookie Mykkele Thompson was lost for the season after suffering a...

Carl Banks: New York Giants Have to Assume Jason Pierre-Paul Won’t Return
August 14th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who lost his right index finger following a July 4th fireworks accident and technically remains unsigned, has informed the New York Giants he'll return to the team once he's able to pass their physical. And as far-fetched as that may seem, many Doctors have also chimed...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Spags’ System “Complicated” Due to Communication
August 12th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The New York Giants will rely heavily on their veteran defensive players in 2015 primarily because of the communication difficulty in Steve Spagnuolo's returning defensive system. As it was in 2007 and 2008, the team will rely heavily on communication between the safeties and cornerbacks and linebackers and defensive line....

Jayron Hosley Turning a Corner for New York Giants, Seizing Opportunity with Prince Amukamara Injured
August 12th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley is now entering his fourth season in the league and the 2012 third-round pick has yet to make a name for himself. Entering a contract year as his rookie deal is set to expire upon seasons end, Hosley appears determined to not only make...

Giants’ Johnathan Hankins Expects More “One-on-One” Opportunities in Steve Spagnulo’s System
August 8th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
To say that the New York Giants defense struggled mightily last season would be an understatement. The defense lacked creativity, was often unable to generate pressure, and had a difficult time getting off of the field on third downs. Some may argue it was a personnel issue, others claim the...

New York Giants Officially Open Training Camp: Three Immediate Storylines
July 30th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Ladies and gentleman, the time has come! The New York Giants will officially report to East Rutherford, New Jersey today for the start of training camp. Each player will undergo a routine physical, the team will likely make a roster move or two and then everyone will get settled in...