New York Giants rookie running back Paul Perkins is currently not allowed at the team facilities in East Rutherford as he is still required to be at UCLA to finish up classes and any other academic requirements he had at the university; the spring quarter for UCLA ends on June 10, in which, then Perkins can report back to the Giants.
Geremy Davis is hoping for a much larger role with the New York Giants in the 2016 season after a rookie year in 2015 in which he only caught two passes, but he's taking everything he learned from last year and the teachings he got from Odell Beckham Jr. and Victor Cruz and the knowledge of learning the offense, he's hopeful for a bigger season this year.
The New York Giants have an abundance of depth at the running back position, as they already have six backs on their roster currently, but one writer from USA Today made the case for the Giants to consider taking a chance on Houston Texans running back Arian Foster; Foster, who although has been one of the best backs in the NFL, missed most of the 2015 season due to an Achilles injury.
On Wednesday, the Tennessee Titans claimed former New York Giants tight end Jerome Cunningham off waivers from the New York Jets; earlier in the offseason, Cunningham was waived by the Giants and claimed by the Jets but lasted about two weeks on the team.
After a disappointing 2015 season in which his numbers and production were way down from the year before, New York Giants running back Andre Williams is out to show why Ben McAdoo was right for having faith and patience in him after some people and fans around the league were down on him and started labeling the third year back a bust.
This past week, ESPN decided to hire the mother of current New York Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple, Annie Apple, to become a contributor on their Sunday NFL Countdown show.
With all of the changes the New York Giants made over the course of the offseason following a second straight 6-10 season, NFL.com has listed them as one of the Top 10 teams with the most talent in the league; citing the current veterans like Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr. along with their newest additions like Olivier Vernon and Janoris Jenkins, as to why the Giants may find themselves successful again in 2016.
While he was in attendance for the first day of OTA's, Victor Cruz did not participate in drills for the New York Giants, as he is on the road back from missing almost two seasons due to injuries, one of which is from a calf injury that cost him the entire 2015 campaign; the team has a target time in mind for Cruz to be on the field: right around the start of training camp in late July.
Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Absent from Monday’s OTA’s Due to Personal Matter; Likely to Report Tuesday
New York Giants starting cornernback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was absent from the team's first day of their volunteer practice during Organized Team Activities due to tending to a personal matter, however, DRC is expected to be in attendance for the second day of OTA's on Tuesday in East Rutherford.
New York Giants safety Cooper Taylor recently underwent sports hernia surgery and will be out until around the start of training camp in July; Taylor, a former fifth round pick of the Giants back in 2013, has had an injury-plagued career, as he's only played in 16 total games through three years in the league.