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New York Giants’ Tom Coughin Says Team Can’t Gameplan as If Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Will Play
October 31st, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants had hoped that cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie would return from the bye week healthier than when he had gone into it, but the issue with his IT Band has, in fact, only gotten worse. ***PHOTO1*** Despite being a limited participant in practice over the first two days, head coach...

New York Giants Heap Praise Upon Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck
October 31st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Indianapolis Colts may have suffered an embarrassing loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last week, but that was through no fault of quarterback Andrew Luck. Rather, Luck has quickly propelled himself into the elite of the league and, in only his third NFL season, has opposing defenses singing his praises...

Mike Harris Ready to Step in and Help New York Giants Out of the Gate
October 31st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The one piece of news that came out of the New York Giants' camp this week was the announcement that the team has signed cornerback Mike Harris off the Detroit Lions' practice squad. This move came after several members of the front office made statements regarding the status of the...

Giants’ Jameel McClain on Stopping Colts Offense: We’re Going to Play Solid, Fundamental Defense
October 30th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
On Monday night, the New York Giants defense, without Cullen Jenkins, Jon Beason and several others, will have the tough task of trying to slow down the Indianapolis Colts and their explosive offense. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, the Colts rank second in the league with 250 points already scored and even though they're...

Jon Beason May Be Lost for Season, but Vows to Remain a Leader for NY Giants
October 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When it became clear that he would miss the rest of the season with a toe injury, Jon Beason was devastated. The New York Giants' middle linebacker tried his best to stay on the field, but the situation could not make that possible and he had to opt for season-ending...

New York Giants Sign Mike Harris, Place Jon Beason on IR and Make Practice Squad Swap
October 30th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants made it official on Wednesday, announcing that they had signed cornerback Mike Harris to fill the spot made available when linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe) was placed on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). ***PHOTO1*** Harris, who was signed off of the Detroit Lions' practice squad, is a former sixth-round pick...

New York Giants Sign Cornerback Mike Harris from Detroit Lions Practice Squad
October 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In efforts to shore up their defensive backfield depth, the New York Giants made a move to add someone with NFL experience as they have signed Mike Harris from the Detroit Lions practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** Harris is taking the official roster spot of middle linebacker and captain Jon Beason, who will undergo...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Rashad Jennings: “He’s not Ready to Go”
October 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants were hopeful that running back Rashad Jennings (knee) would return following the bye week and play against the Indianapolis Colts, but as the team returned to the practice field on Monday, he was not among those participating. ***PHOTO1*** "He's not ready to go," Coughlin said of Jennings, adding...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Elects to Undergo Season-Ending Foot/Toe Surgery
October 27th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
As the New York Giants returned to practice on Monday afternoon, they did so without linebacker Jon Beason. And it's a situation the team had better get used to as the veteran elected to undergo season-ending foot/toe surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beason had previously expressed concern over his foot injury and said he was,...

New York Giants in the Middle of the Pack in Time of Possession
October 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants put an emphasis on running the ball this season to take the pressure off of Eli Manning, and while the running game helps the quarterback, it also has a huge part in keeping the ball out of the hands of the opposition. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants rank 14th in...

New York Giants May Revert to Three-Safety Look; Give Stevie Brown More Playing Time
October 24th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
With a little less than two weeks until the New York Giants are back on the field at MetLife Stadium against the Indianapolis Colts, the New York Giants defense may look a bit different when they return from the bye. ***PHOTO1*** For one, they'll be without Cullen Jenkins for a few weeks...

New York Giants Have Conflicting Numbers When Defending the Pass
October 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Through seven games, the New York Giants are on every side of the defensive statistic spectrum in regards to defending the pass. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have given up the fourth-most yards in the NFL with 1,837, averaging 262.4 yards-per-game. Yet, opposing quarterbacks are completing just 61.9 percent of their passes against New...

New York Giants to Use More of Damontre Moore in Pass Rushing Situations
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:30 AM
At 3-4 going into the bye week it appears the New York Giants are ready to make a few minor changes. In the last two games, the Giants defensive line was dominated by the running game and was unable to get pressure on the quarterback. ***PHOTO1*** With a rough previous two weeks...

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...