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Trying to Salvage First Impression, Odell Beckham Jr. Has Private Meeting with Tom Coughlin
July 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. knows head coach Tom Coughlin is no fan of lingering injuries. He also knows that you only get one chance at a first impression and that they generally last forever, so in an effort to salvage his, Beckham Jr. recently had...

New York Giants Looking for 70 Percent Completion Ratio from Eli Manning in 2014
July 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After his worst season as a pro, the Giants raise have raised the expectations for Eli Manning significantly this upcoming season. They’re not expecting a pro bowl season for Eli, they’re expecting a historical one. One where Eli would go down with having arguably the best season by a Giants...

Kevin M. Gilbride: Tight Ends Will Play Important, “Jack of All Trades” Role in Giants Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
In recent days, there's been significant speculation about the New York Giants going into 2014 without a traditional fullback and instead using the tight end in that role. It's something Larry Donnell hinted at after Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and something tight ends coach Kevin M. Gilbride confirmed on Monday....

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin “More than a Little” Disappointed with Odell Beckham Jr. Injury
July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was not pleased when rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. "tweaked" his hamstring early in Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and was forced to miss time. Now that the talented LSU product is missing training camp practices, Coughlin's patience is all but gone as...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 6 Recap
July 27th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
After a brief day off, the New York Giants returned to the practice field on Sunday and did so in full pads for the first time since training camp officially began earlier this week. Practice was, as expected, a little more aggressive than it had been earlier this week, and...

New York Giants Well-Represented on List of “50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports”
July 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Daily News released their annual "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list earlier this week and the New York Giants were well-represented. In total, six current or former members of the organization were listed, ranging from players to Public Relations staff to the owners. ***VIDEO1*** Here's all...

New York Giants Considering 53-Man Roster Without a Fullback: Report
July 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As we've mentioned in recent days, the New York Giants have taken an interesting approach to their fullback position since the start of training camp this past Monday. And by interesting, we mean they've been nearly non-existent, with both Henry Hynoski and John Conner seeing very few reps. However, that's...

Struggling Ryan Nassib Gets Some Support from New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin
July 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although we won't go as far as to use the word "horrible" to describe quarterback Ryan Nassib's performance thus far in training camp, we certainly wouldn't use the word 'good" either. At best, he's been inconsistent, making impressive throws that show you why the Giants have stuck with him, only...

New York Giants Should not Rush Odell Beckham Jr. Back from Hamstring Injury
July 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Over the previous two practices, it has been widely noted that New York Giants rookie first-round pick Odell Beckham Jr. has not been a participant due to a festering hamstring injury that has been bothering him since Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***VIDEO1*** While many Giants fan were quick to point out that...

Might New York Giants Be Developing One of the Better Ground Games in NFL?
July 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It seems as though it has been ages since the days of Thunder and Lightning featuring Ron Dayne and Tiki Barber, or Earth, Wind and Fire composed of Brandon Jacobs, Derrick Ward and Ahmad Bradshaw. Both running back by committee approaches yielded great success for the Giants and lived up...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Growing Impatient with Odell Beckham Jr. as He Continues to Miss Practice
July 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants took the field for their third practice of training camp on Thursday, rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was not among them. Rather, with shells on and helmet in hand, Beckham Jr. stood on the sideline and soaked in practice as a spectator. Again. ***VIDEO1*** For the...

New York Giants Embracing New Technology, Menu & “Recovery Stretch” to Reduce Injuries
July 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
A year ago, the New York Giants were among seven NFL teams who joined the client list of Catapult Sports, a sport science and analytics company who supply wearable GPS tracking devices devised to "provide objective data on athlete performance." ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, the team introduced (at least to the media) a...

X-Rays on New York Giants LB Jameel McClain Come Back Negative; Foot Will Be Monitored
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants received a bit of a scare on Tuesday as multiple players had to be carted off the field during the very first practice of training camp. And while most were heat-related issues, the situation surrounding linebacker Jameel McClain appeared much more serious. ***VIDEO1*** During McClain's ride back to...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 2 Recap
July 22nd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Temperatures approached 90 degrees in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Tuesday as the New York Giants took the field for their very first training camp practice. And although the team was only in shells, excitement and enthusiasm was in the air as they got their first real taste of the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Shows His Inner Softie While Discussing Retirement of Chris Snee
July 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
When New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for the very first time on Monday, he was peppered with a large number of questions about his players, their health and what he expects as the team eases into their training camp routine. None of it was particularly...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Named One of Top 25 Active Coaches in All of Sports
July 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants and head coach Tom Coughlin have not been receiving much respect following a 7-9 campaign in 2013, but that pattern of disrespect was derailed briefly earlier this week when The Sporting News released their list of the "Top 25 Active Coaches" in all of sports. Despite...

New York Giants Among “Toughest Teams to Read” Heading into Training Camp
July 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 2014 New York Giants are going to look drastically different than the 2013 New York Giants, but will major overhauls and personnel changes yield different results? At this stage of the game, it's almost impossible to tell. And when you factor in veteran players coming off of injury plagued...

New York Giants’ Jim Herrmann: Rookie LB Devon Kennard Has Done a “Great Job”
July 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants lost linebacker Jon Beason to a torn ligament and a sesamoid fracture of his right foot -- an injury that will likely keep him out until the start of the regular season -- it immediately appeared as if their depth at middle linebacker had been...

NFL Network Lists New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin No. 5 Overall in “Head Coach Power Rankings”
July 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Although the New York Giants have missed the playoffs in four of the last five seasons, head coach Tom Coughlin still commands respect from his players and those around the league. And despite the constant "is Coughlin on the hot seat?" question, Elliot Harrison of NFL Network has once again...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Can Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin Make a Final Run?
July 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! After we close out today, there will only be one more football-free weekend before training camp begins and this long lull officially comes to an end. In the mean time, and to help pass time, here are some headlines to enjoy over your morning...