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Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Visited Victor Cruz in Hospital After Sunday Night’s Game
October 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Throughout much of last week, there was a lot of trash talking between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Even after the Eagles 27-0 victory over the Giants, some players like Jason Kelce continued to take shots at the team. ***PHOTO1*** So when the news came down that a member of...

Early 2014 NFL Draft Reexamination: Odell Beckham Jr. Vs. Zack Martin
October 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Back in May, the New York Giants held the No. 12 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and they went to the air with their pick, selecting wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. out of LSU. Many analysts projected that they would instead lean towards the blocking end of the...

Giants’ Victor Cruz Suffered No Additional Damage to Knee; Has “No Doubt” He’ll Return in 2015
October 17th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
For the first time since suffering a torn patella tendon in a 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz spoke with the media on Friday. And while he admitted to being "down in the dumps," he said he feels more than...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Speaks for First Time Since Injury; Thanks Fans for Support: Video
October 17th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It took New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz a few days to wrap his mind around everything that had happened -- days where he fell completely silent. He didn't speak to his coaches, he didn't speak to his teammates and he stayed off social media. But on Thursday, Cruz...

Dallas Cowboys’ Jason Garrett: “We Have a Real Healthy Respect” for New York Giants
October 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
An emotional week that saw constant chatter and trash talk between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles has been followed up by a week, so far, of subtlety as New York prepares to face the Dallas Cowboys. Spearheading this subtlety has been Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, who...

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...

Giants Have not Ruled Out Odell Beckham Jr. in the Slot; Rookie Ready to Fill Void
October 15th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
It wasn’t long after the New York Giants' Sunday loss to the Philadelphia Eagles that they realized they would need to start preparing for life without wide receiver Victor Cruz. Cruz was carted off Sunday night after going down with a non-contact knee injury (torn patella tendon) and, on Monday,...

As Depth at Wide Receiver Thins for New York Giants, Will Corey Washington See Larger Role?
October 15th, 2014 at 6:50 AM
Victor Cruz's season-ending knee injury has the New York Giants going back to the drawing board. Big Blue had put a lot of trust into their undrafted acquisition from UMass in 2010 ever since his breakout season of 2011. So now that he is shut down for the rest of...

New York Giants Sign WR Kevin Ogletree; Place Victor Cruz, Trumaine McBride on Season-Ending IR
October 14th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants hosted a few workouts with a couple of wide receivers; the notable one being former Dallas Cowboys wide out Kevin Ogletree. ***PHOTO1*** Later that night, with less than five days until the Giants travel down to Arlington and play the same red-hot Cowboys at AT&T Stadium,...

New York Giants Workout Several Wide Receivers, Including Kevin Ogletree
October 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Having lost Victor Cruz for the remainder of the 2014 season, it will come as no surprise to find out the New York Giants hosted a large group of wide receivers on Tuesday as a part of their weekly workouts. And while the full list of visits has not been...

New York Giants not Willing to Trade Draft Pick and Assume Mike Williams’ Salary: Report
October 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the season-ending knee injury to Victor Cruz during their 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday, the New York Giants find themselves in need of help at the wide receiver position. ***PHOTO1*** Jerrel Jernigan is on season-ending injured reserve (IR), as were Mario Manningham and Trindon Holliday until they...

New York Giants Have “Some” Interest in Mike Williams: Report
October 14th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Wide receiver Mike Williams has requested a trade from the Buffalo Bills and, as fate would have it, the New York Giants are in need of a new wideout now that Victor Cruz has been lost for the year with a torn patella tendon. And while it seemed like a...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 6
October 14th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 6.34 Points Last Week: 15.7 Points Okay, Eli did not have...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Underwent Successful Surgery for Torn Patellar Tendon in Knee
October 13th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
After tearing his torn patellar tendon in his right knee on Sunday night during the New York Giants 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the foregone conclusion was that Victor Cruz would be forced to miss the rest of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Cruz stayed overnight in a local Philadelphia hospital to...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride to Undergo Surgery on Thumb; Out Indefinitely
October 13th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Stop us if this sounds like a familiar story to you: the New York Giants are starting to get hit hard with the injury bug. Victor Cruz suffered a season-ending torn patellar tendon in his knee on Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is dealing with a back...

Severe Knee Injury not Likely to End Victor Cruz’s New York Giants Career, But…
October 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a patella tear during a 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night, there was an immediate concern over his long-term prognosis. And while specific details of his injury have not yet been released by the Giants, it...

New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles Players React to Victor Cruz Injury
October 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Despite the seemingly endless trash talk leading up to Sunday night's game between two divisional rivals who truly hate each other, when Victor Cruz went down with a torn patellar tendon in his knee, both the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles put their difference aside and came together in...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Could Miss a Few Weeks with Thumb Injury
October 13th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Not only were the New York Giants beaten on Sunday night, but they were severely bruised as well. In additional to the brutal season-ending injury to wide receiver Victor Cruz (knee), cornerback Trumaine McBride also suffered a thumb injury that could keep him out a few weeks. ***PHOTO1*** Seen after the game,...

Mike Missanelli of ESPN 950 Philadelphia Mocks Victor Cruz Following Knee Injury
October 13th, 2014 at 1:41 AM
You want to talk about rubbing salt on an open wound, one Philadelphia radio host did just that on Sunday night when he decided to stoop to a new low. ***PHOTO1*** After Victor Cruz went down, likely for the season, with a torn patellar tendon in his knee, Mike Missanelli of ESPN...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Out for 2014 Season with Torn Patellar Tendon in Knee
October 13th, 2014 at 12:27 AM
On Sunday night, the New York Giants lost more than just an NFC matchup to the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field; they've lost their best wide receiver on the team to a crushing injury. ***PHOTO1*** Victor Cruz tried to haul in a touchdown pass on a fourth down play, but when...