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New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Larry Donnell is Key to Team’s Recent Success
September 29th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Remember when the New York Giants didn't have a legitimate tight end on the team in the preseason? That seems like a long time ago, especially with the emergence of Larry Donnell through the first four games of the season. ***PHOTO1*** At first, the Giants were considering going with a tight-end-by-committee at...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Loving New Twist on Offense; Sees Endless Possibilities
September 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
During the New York Giants' 45-14 win over the Washington Redskins on Thursday night, offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo came up with a new twist and a bit of a wrinkle to an offense still trying to get the hang of the West Coast offense. ***PHOTO1*** It was using Victor Cruz out of...

Giants’ Jon Beason Didn’t Feel Great Before Redskins Game; Expects to Play Vs. Falcons
September 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ever since re-aggravating the foot injury that he initially hurt back in June, starting middle linebacker Jon Beason has been on the sidelines for the New York Giants trying to get his foot healed up enough to return to the field. ***PHOTO1*** After sitting out of the Giants Week 3 win over...

Emergence of Larry Donnell is Opening up Options for New York Giants Offense
September 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
For most fans, the most satisfying thing coming out of the New York Giants' victory over the Washington Redskins Thursday night was the emergence of tight end Larry Donnell. ***PHOTO1*** If anyone had any lingering reservations about Donnell's potential, it was probably because they hadn't seen enough of him in his three-year...

As First Quarter of NFL Season Comes to a Close, Eli Manning is Leading Giants Resurgence
September 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Believe it or not, the first quarter of the 2014 New York Giants NFL season is already over. To most, it feels like it’s just begun. To a certain breed however, every ping, every hit, every verbal barb, and every loss has been felt. It counts. ***PHOTO1*** Without making an outright full...

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 Offense Continues to Improve; Preseason Weakness Becoming a Strength
September 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants offense has continued to improve every week since the start of the season. But it wasn't too long ago that the Giants were being blown out on Monday Night Football against the Detroit Lions. It also wasn’t too long ago that Giants fans were blaming quarterback...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 4
September 27th, 2014 at 7:00 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: 32.1 Points Last Week: 17.26 Points Eli Manning, riding on the...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: We Have the Talent to Win a Championship
September 26th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
It's amazing what a span of two weeks can do for the New York Giants. Two weeks ago after an ugly loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the Giants were 0-2, staring down another 0-3 start and disaster was starting to set in for this team because of the familiarities of...

Prince Amukamara on Kirk Cousins: He was “Staring Down” Receivers; Made Reading Him Easy
September 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
So why were the New York Giants defense able to make four interceptions on Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins on Thursday night in a 45-14 blowout victory at FedEx Field? ***PHOTO1*** As Prince Amukamara, who had one of the four interceptions put it, he has a pretty big tell and one...

Washington Redskins’ Ryan Kerrigan on New York Giants: “They Flat Out Kicked Our Ass”
September 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It was a dominating win for the New York Giants on Thursday night as they manhandled the Washington Redskins 45-14 at FedEx Field for their second win of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were completely dominant on every aspect of the game from offense to defense and limited the turnovers (shouldn't have...

New York Giants not Happy Over Rueben Randle Touchdown Turned Interception
September 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle had the ball secure, two feet were down and he turned upfield for the touchdown. At least that's how it appeared to nearly everyone watching. But as Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather made the hit and dislodged the ball that had already crossed...

Following Huge Win, New York Giants QB Eli Manning Takes a Moment to Honor Derek Jeter
September 26th, 2014 at 7:55 AM
As New York Yankees short stop Derek Jeter came to the plate in the bottom of the 9th inning -- his final game in the Bronx prior to retirement -- it seemed almost inevitable that it would end with a walkoff. And when it did, all anyone could do is...

Eli Manning’s Five Touchdowns Lead New York Giants to 45-14 Blowout Victory Over Redskins
September 25th, 2014 at 11:34 PM
Leading up to Thursday night's game against the Washington Redskins, nearly 90% of all polled sports fans (via ESPN) predicted the New York Giants would be blown out by their divisional rivals. Apparently, despite two consecutive strong performances, most across the country still didn't believe in quarterback Eli Manning &...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Says He’s “Feeling as Good as Ever”
September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to play tonight for the New York Giants against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, but the likelihood of him playing in 11 days time against the Atlanta Falcons is slowly increasing by the day. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' No. 1 draft pick in the 2014...

Playing Thursday Night on the Road Presents Unique Challenge for New York Giants
September 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The disparaging part for teams playing games on Thursday nights is the short week that they have ahead of them. They only have four days to prepare, two days to practice, and one day of traveling. For Tom Coughlin's New York Giants, his team has now faced that challenge. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants...

New York Giants Must Slow Down DeSean Jackson, Alfred Morris on Thursday Night
September 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson: same division rival, different team. ***PHOTO1*** How will the New York Giants defense prepare for one of their most annoying foes this go-around? Jackson departed the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason for a more lucrative opportunity with the Redskins. The thought of playing alongside Robert Griffin III...

New York Giants @ Washington Redskins: Week 4 Preview
September 24th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
After two poor performances to start the season, the New York Giants (1-2) rebounded on Sunday with a 30-17 win over the Houston Texans. But there was no time to enjoy or celebrate that victory as the team was forced to turn right around and focus on their NFC East...

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 Power Rankings Roundup: Week 4
September 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Week 3 of the 2014 NFL regular season is now in the books and things are beginning to take shape. With impressive wins, the Arizona Cardinals and Cincinnati Bengals have assumed two of the league's top spots, while the Seattle Seahawks got back on track with a win over the...