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Giants’ Preston Parker Poised for Big Role & More from an Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
October 15th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium in a serious and straightforward mood on Wednesday, immediately praising the 5-1 Dallas Cowboys for being a well-rounded team. He specifically noted their time of possession, rushing ability and lack of points surrendered thus far this season. He also called...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: “A Lot of Preparation” Has Gone into Stopping Devin Hester
October 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants have had 10 full, uninterrupted days to prepare for their game against the Atlanta Falcons. Many will argue that the Giants have a greater chance to beat the Falcons than the other way around. New York's offense has been making strides in the last two weeks...

New York Giants Vs. Atlanta Falcons: Week 5 Preview
October 4th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
After an 11-day break, the New York Giants (2-2) will return to the field on Sunday as they host the Atlanta Falcons (2-2) at MetLife Stadium. They'll be aiming for their third consecutive win, as the Falcons will be looking to rebound from a rather humiliating loss at the hands...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason, Devon Kennard & Odell Beckham Jr. Questionable Vs. Falcons
October 3rd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
For two consecutive days, every single member of the New York Giants' 53-man roster practiced on at least a limited basis. That represented the first such two-day span all year and, most likely, the first such span in several years. In other words, it's a rare plethora of health for...

Giants’ Victor Cruz: Eli Manning Running for a TD is Like Seeing a UFO or Unicorn
September 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning high-stepped into the endzone from one-yard out on Thursday night against the Washington Redskins, it was only fifth time in his 11-year NFL career that he scored a touchdown on the ground. In fact, it's such a rarity that wide receiver Victor Cruz...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr., Devon Kennard Out Vs. Redskins; Jon Beason Doubtful
September 24th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final injury report prior to Thursday's game against the Washington Redskins, and for the most part, there were precious few surprises. As expected, both wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) and linebacker Devon Kennard (hamstring) have been ruled out. ***PHOTO1*** The sole unexpected designation comes by...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason, Odell Beckham Jr. & Devon Kennard Out Vs. Houston Texans
September 19th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Leading up to Friday's visit with a foot specialist in North Carolina, New York Giants coaches were not ready to rule out linebacker Jon Beason (foot) for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. However, shortly after practice concluded on Friday afternoon, the team announced that Beason, along with wide receiver...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Re-Injures Foot, Walter Thurmond III Injures Pec in Loss to Cardinals
September 15th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants may have lost more than just the game to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday as both linebacker Jon Beason and cornerback Walter Thurmond III left the game with potentially serious injuries. ***PHOTO1*** For Beason, the news is about as bad as it can get. Head coach Tom Coughlin...

Steve Weatherford’s Ankle Feeling Well; Expected to Play on Sunday for New York Giants
September 14th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The Giants were taking every precaution necessary for Sunday's game in case Steve Weatherford's ankle didn't hold up this week in practice and couldn't punt against the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Weatherford, who suffered a high ankle sprain during Monday night's 35-14 loss at Ford Field to the Detroit Lions, was listed as...

New York Giants Worked Out Four Punters, Including Brian Moorman and Zoltan Mesko
September 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Friday, the New York Giants were holding their Tuesday workouts a few days late because of the unique situation they were in. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants had former New York Jets rookie quarterback Tajh Boyd and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Darius Johnson in for workouts, but all eyes were on the punters...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. & Three Others Out Vs. Arizona Cardinals
September 12th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
On Friday, the New York Giants released their injury report for their Week 2 meeting against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. It featured four players listed as out, one as questionable and four as probable. ***PHOTO1*** The entire list is as follows: OUT: Odell Beckham Jr., WR, Hamstring James Brewer, OL, Back Devon Kennard, LB,...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Feeling Better, Will Try to Practice on Friday
September 12th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford missed his second day of practice on Thursday after suffering four torn ligaments in his left ankle in Monday night's loss against the Detroit Lions. But despite the injury, Weatherford plans to participate and test himself out in practice Friday. If all goes well,...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Suffered Torn Ligaments in Ankle: Report
September 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
His left ankle was bruised and swelled up to the size of a Nerf football, but he went back out on the field and continued punting anyway -- there's no denying that Steve Weatherford is a gamer and a truly loyal teammate, but after being placed in a walking boot...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Calls 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions a “Nightmare Performance”
September 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Coming into Week 1's game against the Detroit Lions, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin called the team's offense a "work in progress." However, players remained positive and upbeat, alleging confidence in their teammates and even looking at Monday's game as a "must win." ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately for the Giants, winning never...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Suffers High Ankle Sprain; Will Undergo MRI on Tuesday
September 8th, 2014 at 11:30 PM
During the second quarter of the New York Giants 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions on Monday night at Ford Field, Giants punter Steve Weatherford got his ankle caught by a Lions defender and went down to the turf in pain. The Giants did benefit from the play as a...

New York Giants Vs. New York Jets: Preseason Week 3 Game Analysis
August 24th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Leading up to Friday night's MetLife Bowl, there was a significant amount of trash talk coming from the New York Jets and their fans. Of course, that can be attributed to it being their biggest game of the season, which unfortunately for them, did not end the way that they...

New York Giants Vs. Indianapolis Colts: Preseason Week 2 Game Analysis
August 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
For the first time since Super Bowl XLVI, the New York Giants returned to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana this past Saturday to take on the Indianapolis Colts. And despite a brutal start, they eventually secured a 27-26 victory. ***PHOTO1*** Although the Giants walked away with a win, it was far...

NFL Madden 15 Player and Team Ratings: New York Giants
August 8th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the return of football comes the return of the Madden franchise -- a video game we maintain has destroyed the way casual NFL fans view the league and the talent of a player. Alas, it's immensely popular and 2014 (see: Madden 15) promises to be no different. Earlier this...

New York Giants Vs. Buffalo Bills: Hall of Fame Game Analysis
August 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Football finally returned on Sunday night as the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills opened the 2014 season with the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game. The pregame festivities were worth writing home about, while the game itself was played much cleaner than you might expect for the first...

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...