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New York Giants’ Quintin Demps Will Reassume Kickoff Return Role with Michael Cox on IR
November 14th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The loss of Michael Cox (broken leg) not only impacted the New York Giants at the running back position, but also caused them a hit on Special Teams and, specifically, on kickoff returns. ***PHOTO1*** Although safety Quintin Demps (along with the long since released Trindon Holliday) were brought in to provide a...

Could 2014 Be the End for Tom Coughlin as New York Giants Head Coach?
November 4th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Monday night's 40-24 loss for the New York Giants against the Indianapolis Colts is not sitting well with anyone, and it has everyone questioning the entire organization including the entire coaching staff, which starts at the top. ***PHOTO1*** Tom Coughlin has been on the hot seat before; twice in fact. And he...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Likely to Get Some Opportunities in the Return Game
October 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It didn’t take long for Odell Beckham Jr. to get his first NFL touchdown, scoring in his very first NFL game. Now, this week, the New York Giants are already thinking of ways to get the speedster more touches. And although offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said they would ease the...

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’ 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 Will Go with Preston Parker as Punt Returner Vs. Detroit Lions
September 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
An injury to rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. may have been the reason why the New York Giants kept Preston Parker on their 53-man roster, but it was his preseason performance that has ultimately given him the edge over Rueben Randle to handle the team's punt return duties ......

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Expect a Kicker Competition in Training Camp?
June 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! As we head into the final day of the weekend, we present you the following morning headlines to read over a nice fresh cup of coffee. Enjoy! ***VIDEO1*** Robert Ayers Enjoys Homecoming with Giants Robert Ayers, the Jersey City native who played high school football for one...

Odell Beckham Jr. May Return Kicks, Punts for New York Giants in 2014
June 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants may have added a plethora of players capable of returning both kicks and punts this offseason, but once the regular season officially begins, there's a legitimate chance that absolutely none of them will be task with that duty. Rather, rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. may...

Quintin Demps Hopes to Be New York Giants’ Return Man Despite Arrival of Trindon Holliday
March 28th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
When the New York Giants announced they had signed Quintin Demps, most fans assumed Demps would be the new return man for big blue. The numbers essentially spoke for themselves as Demps averaged 30.1 yards per kick return in 2013, good for third best in the NFL. Even Demps thought...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Reflects on 2013: “It was Disappointing”
January 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With everyone more than joyous over the news of special teams coordinator Tom Quinn staying put, there is still someone that can deliver every single day: New York Giants’ third-year punter, Steve Weatherford. While the man, the myth and the legend remains 99% positive on the daily, he does speak...

Tom Quinn Will Return as New York Giants Special Teams Coordinator: Report
January 9th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Shortly after completing a 7-9 season, it appeared as if the New York Giants planned to make wholesale changes along their coaching staff. Thus far, that has not been the case. With the exception of the retirement of offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, little else has changed. And as The Star-Ledger...

New York Giants May Part Ways with QB Coach Sean Ryan, Special Teams Coordinator Tom Quinn
January 4th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Following a 7-9 finish to the year and going into the offseason, coaching changes were widely expected for the New York Giants. And despite the sudden retirement of offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, the turnover is not expected to end there. Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News has reported...

New York Giants Sign Kicker Brandon McManus to Reserve/Futures Contract
January 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With kicker Josh Brown a pending unrestricted free agent, the New York Giants added a potential Plan B option on Friday, signing former Temple Owls kicker/punter Brandon McManus to a Reserve/Futures contract. "Leading up to the last week of the season, we were talking to a bunch of teams, and there...

Tom Quinn Says Auburn Vs. Alabama Finish Wouldn’t Happen to New York Giants
December 6th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The ending to the Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn is, perhaps, one of the most remarkable and unlikely plays anyone will ever see. With only :01 remaining on the clock, Auburn's Chris Davis returned a missed 57-yard field goal for a game-winning 109-yard touchdown. ***VIDEO1*** It was immediately apparent that the...

Improving New York Giants’ Special Teams: ‘The Start of a Great Thing’
November 21st, 2013 at 11:00 AM
It was only a week ago that the New York Giants had one of their worst special teams performances of the season. All week head coach Tom Coughlin and special teams coordinator Tom Quinn insisted that unit had to perform better, and perform better they did as the group had...

New York Giants’ Tom Quinn on Special Teams Futility: “It’s Mind Boggling”
November 15th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
The struggles of the New York Giants' special teams this season have been well documented. A closer look reveals failures all across the board in the special teams department. Damontre Moore’s block punt last week is the team’s first special teams highlight since week one of the preseason where the...

Defense Dominates as New York Giants Defeat Philadelphia Eagles 15-7
October 27th, 2013 at 4:00 PM
Special Teams coordinator Tom Quinn said he was "pissed off" with the poor performance of his unit thus far this year, and felt all of his players should be pissed off, too. For almost four full quarters, it appeared as if they were listening. They dominated the game and were...

New York Giants’ Tom Quinn “Pissed Off” Over Special Teams Struggles
October 26th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
In preseason, the New York Giants special teams was the lone shiny, gold star. Now, not so much. So many are blaming punter Steve Weatherford, as the punting unit has many more horror stories (than the kicking unit) as we get closer to Halloween. This isn’t the same story of...

New York Giants Prepared to Make Adjustments Due to Chase Blackburn’s Knowledge of System
September 21st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after linebacker Chase Blackburn signed with the Carolina Panthers in May, his former teammate, Spencer Paysinger, reached out to him in an effort to obtain a holy grail: Blackburn's notebook, which contains, perhaps, some of the most detailed information about the New York Giants' defensive and special teams schemes...

New York Giants’ Special Teams Dazzle in Preseason; Looking to Carry Success into Dallas
September 2nd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Preseason is over for the New York Football Giants, thankfully. General consensus can agree that punter Steve Weatherford, while he didn’t really need to put in the extra work, is a huge asset in blue -- punting 28 times in four games for an average of 47.63 yards; eight of...