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Giants’ Jon Beason is ’50-50′ on Shutting It Down for Season; Getting Surgery on Injured Toe
October 21st, 2014 at 4:45 PM
Ever since Jon Beason left Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys due to re-aggravating the same toe injury he initially suffered back in June and again in September, his status for the remainder of the 2014 season was in tremendous doubt. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Beason spoke with Mike Francesa of WFAN and...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Delivers Strong Message to Players: Get Ready, We’re Going to Make a Run
October 21st, 2014 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has long preached the mantra "talk is cheap, play the game" and asked that his players do the same. But on Monday afternoon, just before the team departed and headed out for their bye week, he had an uncharacteristically strong message for them....

New York Giants’ Jon Beason to Visit Foot Specialist in North Carolina Again Regarding Injury
October 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
During the first half of the New York Giants 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium, starting middle linebacker Jon Beason left the game after he re-aggravated his toe/foot injury, which is the same one he initially hurt back in June, kept him out of the entire preseason...

New York Giants DT Cullen Jenkins “Out a Couple of Weeks” with Strained Calf Injury
October 20th, 2014 at 5:45 PM
The New York Giants suffered two injuries to key starters of their defense during the first half of their 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at AT&T Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** The first was to middle linebacker Jon Beason, who hurt the same toe that he initially hurt back in June, kept...

Mistake-Plagued New York Giants Have Become Their Own Worst Enemy
October 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants may be dealing with another year of significant injuries, but their 3-4 record heading into the bye week cannot be blamed on that. Rather, their four losses can really only be blamed on one thing: themselves. ***PHOTO1*** Through seven weeks of the season, the Giants have seen many...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain Tells Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Romo: “No! I’m not the MIKE!”
October 20th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
There weren't many positives that came out of Sunday's 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, but for one brief moment, FOX Sports audio picked up an interesting -- and hilarious -- exchange between Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and New York Giants linebacker Jameel McClain. In the video below, you can hear...

Special Cleats Fail New York Giants’ Jon Beason; Linebacker Re-Injured Foot/Toe Again
October 20th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
The injury saga for New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason, once again, reared its ugly head in New York's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Beason headed to the locker-room as the second quarter got underway, and it appeared that he had re-aggravated a right toe injury that had sidelined him...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins to Undergo MRI on Monday to Determine Extent of Calf Injury
October 20th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
During the first half of the New York Giants 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, the injury bug hit the Giants again and could have them short-handed when they return from the bye. ***PHOTO1*** Starting defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins injured his calf and was unable to return...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Dealing with IT Band Injury: a Closer Look
October 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
While many fans find it more than difficult to let go of the unnecessary shenanigans that lead up to the Week 6 game versus the Philadelphia Eagles, many others continue to focus not only on what happened on the field, but what continues to happen off of it. When will...

New York Giants’ Zack Bowman Ready for Increased Role, Chance to Cover Cowboys’ Dez Bryant
October 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
With the possibility that Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie may not play after missing several practices for the New York Giants as they head into their Sunday showdown against the Dallas Cowboys, it likely means that Zack Bowman will get more playing time and a potential chance to start if DRC can't go. ***PHOTO1*** Bowman...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Cowboys; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Questionable
October 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 7 injury report on Friday afternoon and, as expected, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) has been ruled out. But the good news is that cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (IT Band) returned to practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason: “I Am Messing It up. When I Play, We Don’t Win”
October 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Coming into the season, the New York Giants knew linebacker Jon Beason would be a difference maker for them. It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when Beason was named one of their two captains on defense without having a full season with the team under his belt. ***PHOTO1*** Last...

New York Giants Teammates Play Epic Halloween Prank on Damontre Moore: Video
October 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants -- and especially Jason Pierre-Paul -- were in a festive mood on Thursday. Following practice, JPP and a few teammates dressed up a bloody skeleton figure and attempted to scare other players who were leaving the locker-room. Initially, the Halloween gag got little reaction ... but...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Thinks He’ll Play on Sunday; Says He’s About 60 Percent
October 16th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
The status for New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had been up in the air due to the IT band injury he's been dealing with over the last two weeks; the same that pulled him out of the game against the Atlanta Falcons and the same he played through against...

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley: “I Hope the Dallas Cowboys Think I’m the Weak Link”
October 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With cornerbacks Walter Thurmond III and Trumaine McBride each on season-ending injured reserve (IR), the next man up now appears to be a player who wasn't even guaranteed a roster spot prior to the start of the season and wound up suspended for the first four games anyway. And that's...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Doesn’t Practice Wednesday; Tom Coughlin Thought He Would
October 15th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been dealing with an injury called IT band syndrome; which causes frequent pain to the leg or knee area. The injury caused him to miss the rest of the game against the Atlanta Falcons two weeks ago and also had to leave the game this past Sunday...

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’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie May Need Surgery for IT Band Injury
October 14th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have been dealing with injuries to their secondary over the last couple of weeks and with the latest of injuries, it's severely cutting into the depth at the position. ***PHOTO1*** Walter Thurmond III is already out for the season due to needing surgery for a torn pectoral muscle,...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Mathias Kiwanuka: Time for Team to “Grow Up”
October 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
A week ago, the New York Giants began an onslaught of trash talk with members of the Philadelphia Eagles that continued right through Sunday -- a Sunday that ended with an embarrassing 27-0 loss to their divisional rivals. Now, facing the reality of a 3-3 record and a Week 7...

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...