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New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr: Tom Coughlin Told Me to Take Time, Heal Hamstring Injury
September 2nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
With New York Giants first round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. missing practice on Monday, the growing feeling was that the team's first round draft pick would likely not be ready to play for the team's opening game of the regular season this coming Monday night against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Not...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Misses Practice; Could Be Out Another Three Weeks
September 1st, 2014 at 11:35 AM
The New York Giants returned to the practice field on Monday and held their very first practice of the 2014 regular season. And while the good news was that linebacker Jon Beason (foot) returned, it was overshadowed by rookie first-round pick, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., once again sitting out...

Odell Beckham Jr. Injury Led New York Giants to Keep Preston Parker
August 31st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There's a strong chance that a few things would have been quite different on Saturday as the New York Giants trimmed their roster to 53-men had rookie first-round pick, Odell Beckham Jr., not been dealing with a lingering hamstring injury. At the forefront of those differences would have been the...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Feels Adjustment to New Offense Will Be “Season-Long” Affair
August 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Five weeks of the preseason are now officially in the books and the New York Giants appear no closer (okay, maybe a little bit closer) to mastering Ben McAdoo's new West Coast-style offense than they did when it was first implemented. And, unfortunately, quarterback Eli Manning believes it's going to...

NFL Insiders Ranks New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin No. 5 Overall, Behind Andy Reid
August 29th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has long been considered one of the top tier coaches in the NFL, and one would have expected that trend to continue earlier this week when NFL Insiders polled 30 league insiders in an effort to create a new rankings system. But for...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Frustrated by Continued Disconnect Between Eli Manning, Rueben Randle
August 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is absolutely fed up with the ongoing issues between quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Rueben Randle -- so much so that he's absolutely and completely done listening to excuses. And like any successful General, he no longer cares who's at fault or...

New York Giants Disappointed in Larry Donnell, Adrien Robinson; Will Use Tight End-By-Committee
August 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Heading into training camp and the preseason, the New York Giants were really hoping that one of the players in camp competing for tight end was going to break away from the pack and seize the starting job. ***PHOTO1*** It was considered to be a risky move by the Giants, especially with...

Tempers Begin to Flare as New York Giants’ Struggles Continue
August 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Head coach Tom Coughlin said it was because everyone was a little tired and a little irritated, but the reality is that frustration is beginning to mount within the New York Giants organization. And those tempers obviously boiled over during practice on Monday, which not only saw Damontre Moore kicked...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Kicked Damontre Moore Off Field in Monday’s Practice
August 25th, 2014 at 6:45 PM
Things can always get rather snippy when it comes to practice and training camp in the summer for NFL players. It's hot out, tempers are high, people are tired, they are away from their families and homes and like any team that views themselves as a family or brotherhood, eventually,...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Corey Washington Has Played in Superb Fashion
August 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Corey Washington has already turned heads this preseason to the point where people are looking at him like another potential Victor Cruz-like impact, who originally broke onto the scene during the 2010 preseason and, eventually, catapulted his way into super-stardom in 2011. ***PHOTO1*** Washington, just like Cruz, was an undrafted free agent...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Eli Manning Has Re-Established Himself as a “Tough Customer”
August 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Eli Manning's toughness has never been something in question. But after taking a beating during the 2013 season, which ended early due to an ankle injury that eventually required offseason surgery, Manning has seemed a bit timid thus far throughout the preseason. ***PHOTO1*** That changed on Friday night as Manning once again...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Encouraged by the “Progress” on Offense
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may not have been too pretty out of the gate, but the new-look New York Giants offense finally showed a little something during the final 2:00 of the first half on Friday night against the New York Jets, as they proceeded to drive the ball 91-yards down the field,...

New York Giants’ Kelcy Quarles: All That Matters is I’m Playing Football Somewhere in 2014
August 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One of the first undrafted free agents the New York Giants scooped up the minute the 2014 NFL Draft ended was University of South Carolina defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles. ***PHOTO1*** Quarles played along side No. 1 overall pick Jadaveon Clowney in school and even had a stronger college year in 2013, recording...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Criticizes Extra-Point Experiment; Makes Suggestion on Alternative
August 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
During the preseason, the NFL has tried an experiment with teams kicking an extra-point that is 33 yards away instead of the normal 18 yards; something we have all been accustomed to since we all started watching football in our lives. ***PHOTO1*** Yet in the summer, the NFL had decided to experiment...

Tom Coughlin Concerned New York Giants’ Offensive Woes in Preseason May Carry Over
August 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
While it is only the preseason, a lot of people are already starting to push the panic button regarding the offense of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** During their third preseason game on Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Giants offense looked like the team that took the...

Several New York Giants Named to “Most Influential People in New Jersey Sports” List
August 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Earlier this year, six people with direct ties to the New York Giants were named to the "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list. It was the first of two annual most powerful/most influential lists, with the second coming by way of The Star-Ledger and the "Most Influential...

New York Giants’ Offense a Work-In-Progress for Passers, a Potential Paradise for Runners
August 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There is significant irony for the New York Giants after three preseason games. We have seen quarterback Eli Manning experience tremendous growing pains while adjusting to this new style of offense that Ben McAdoo is attempting to install here in New York. And while there are two more preseason games...

Giants’ Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin & Jerry Reese Accept Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness
August 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
By now, you've all heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge that has swept across social media over the last week to bring awareness and donations to ALS; also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ***VIDEO1*** What started out as a 29-year-old guy from Massachusetts currently battling ALS who decided to challenge his former...

New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo: Offense Needs to Take ‘Leap of Faith,’ Trust Their Instincts
August 13th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In two preseason games, the New York Giants are 2-0 and have score 37 points, but people are already worried if the offense will suffer the same setbacks as last year even under a new system. Long gone is Kevin Gilbride and his rather "outdated" offensive system and in is new...

New Up-Tempo Offense Gives New York Giants Advantage They Haven’t Had in Years
August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Thus far into the season, the New York Giants offense hasn’t looked particularly sharp outside of the running game on occasion. The unit is still a work in progress; with a lot of new faces and concepts both on and off the field its not astonishing that the team has...