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New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: Time for Us to Stop Making Excuses and Win Football Games
October 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
A week away has seen the New York Giants make some changes and adjust for the second half of the season. The 3-4 New York squad got a bit of a break with the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys both losing in Week 8, with the Cowboys losing a division...

New York Giants GM Jerry Reese: I’ll Never Bet Against Tom Coughlin
October 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
"Nine game, we have nine games left." That was the message Tom Coughlin delivered to the New York Giants on Monday during their first practice back following the bye week. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, they're 3-4, have lost team captains Victor Cruz and Jon Beason for the rest of the season and have dropped...

NFL Trade Deadline: Teams Calling Buccaneers on WR Vincent Jackson; Will Giants Have Interest?
October 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the trade deadline approaching this week, we've already seen two trades go down in the league; one of which shook the core and foundation of the defending champion Seattle Seahawks when Percy Harvin got dealt to the New York Jets. Another wide receiver in the league could be on...

New York Giants to Odell Beckham Jr.: You’re a Veteran, not a Rookie Anymore
October 23rd, 2014 at 2:00 PM
With the season-ending knee injury to Victor Cruz almost two weeks ago in Philadelphia, it's all but forced rookie Odell Beckham Jr. to go from being eased into the offense and into a much larger role in the offense. ***PHOTO1*** So far, Beckham has answered the call for the Giants; scoring three...

New York Giants Rookie Odell Beckham Jr. Filling Void Left by Victor Cruz Injury
October 22nd, 2014 at 10:30 AM
Odell Beckham Jr. missed the first four games of his rookie season, but that hasn't stopped him from making an impact for the New York Giants once he was ready to hit the field. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham has 10 catches for 106 yards and three touchdowns in his three games for the Giants....

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...