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Giants’ HC Ben McAdoo Has not Worried About Free Safety Situation
September 24th, 2016 at 11:39 AM
New York Giants' rookie safety Darian Thompson has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup against the Washington Redskins. Nat Berhe will step in to replace Thompson and head coach Ben McAdoo has no reservations about it. ***PHOTO1*** Berhe got the start in place of Thompson in the Week 1 game against the...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Says They Have a “Championship Defense”
September 20th, 2016 at 12:42 PM
The New York Giants are 2-0 and it is largely because of their defense. They held the New Orleans Saints' offense to 13 points and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. said Sunday that he believes they have a championship-caliber defense. ***PHOTO1*** Defense wins championships and the Giants sure have been playing extremely...

New York Giants DT Damon Harrison Gave Inspiring Speech to Team
September 17th, 2016 at 11:19 AM
The New York Giants have a lot of newcomers on the team, especially on the defense. The team appears to be meshing well and while defensive tackle Damon Harrison has only played one game as a Giant, he has gained a lot of respect around the team. ***PHOTO1*** Every Friday, a defensive...

New York Giants’ Landon Collins Can Already See a Difference in the Defense
September 16th, 2016 at 12:28 PM
Having one of the worst defenses in the NFL in 2015, the New York Giants could only get better from where they were. Improving is something that will take time, but Giants' safety Landon Collins can already tell the difference in this year's defense from last year's. ***PHOTO1*** Even just from the...

New York Giants’ Safeties Darian Thompson & Nat Berhe to Split Work
September 16th, 2016 at 8:30 AM
The weeks leading up to their Week 1 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants figured they had one guy for the safety spot opposite of Landon Collins. Now, they feel as though they have two players capable of starting at the spot. ***PHOTO1*** Third round pick Darian Thompson was...

New York Giants’ DE Olivier Vernon: “I’m Here to Contribute”
September 15th, 2016 at 8:30 PM
It was proven in the New York Giants' regular season opener against the Dallas Cowboys that the Giants have a very formidable defensive line. One of biggest reason is because of defensive end Olivier Vernon. ***PHOTO1*** Vernon played well in his Giants' debut. He had four tackles and one for a...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul not Worried About His Shoulder
September 15th, 2016 at 3:55 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was held out of practice Thursday with a sore shoulder. Pierre-Paul is not concerned with the severity of the injury and Jordan Raanan of ESPN said "he expects to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints." ***PHOTO1*** Pierre-Paul played 76 of the defense's 78 total...

Position Preview: New York Giants Defensive Backs
September 11th, 2016 at 9:58 AM
The last preview for the New York Giants heading into the 2016 regular season ends with the defensive backs. This group of cornerbacks and safeties are much improved from what they were one year ago. ***PHOTO1*** Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was one of the few bright spots on the Giants defense in 2015. The...

Position Preview: New York Giants Linebackers
September 10th, 2016 at 7:47 PM
The linebacker position for the New York Giants is one that was open for competition throughout the entire training camp and preseason games. This position was depleted by injuries in 2015 and there are still some question marks. ***PHOTO1*** Strong-side linebacker Devon Kennard is going into his third year but has...

New York Giants LB Jonathan Casillas Humbled to Be Voted a Captain
September 10th, 2016 at 12:15 PM
Ahead of Sunday's regular season opener against the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants voted on three season long captains. Linebacker Jonathan Casillas was voted a captain alongside quarterback Eli Manning and long snapper Zak DeOssie. ***PHOTO1*** Casillas was voted the captain of the defense and he said that it was...