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New York Giants’ Perry Fewell May Use Chykie Brown Against Dez Bryant
November 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If things went exactly as the New York Giants planned, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie would line up across from Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant for all four quarters on Sunday night. Unfortunately, that's not likely to be the case as DRC continues to deal with a lingering IT band injury...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Ready for Chance to Defend Cowboys’ Dez Bryant
November 19th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
It's been a rough first season for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie with the New York Giants, especially because he's been hampered with an IT band injury; one that causes pain to the knee, ankle and leg. ***PHOTO1*** It's caused him to leave games early because the pain has been too much to deal with;...

Giants’ Zack Bowman Released from Hospital After Suffering Stomach Flu; Uncertain Vs. Seahawks
November 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Thursday, cornerback Zack Bowman had to miss practice for the New York Giants as he had to be rushed to the hospital after complaining about abdominal pains. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants already have a depleted secondary as it is with injuries and a significant injury to Bowman at this point to the...

New York Giants’ Zack Bowman Misses Practice; Sent to Hospital for Abdominal Pains
November 6th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
The already depleted New York Giants secondary couldn't afford anymore injuries, and yet, they have another one just days before traveling to meet the defending champions of the sport. ***PHOTO1*** Zack Bowman, who has been a pleasant surprise of late, missed practice for the Giants on Thursday because he was rushed to...

New York Giants Place Prince Amukamara on IR; Awarded Chykie Brown Off Waivers from Ravens
November 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Wednesday that they have placed cornerback Prince Amukamara on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and, in a separate transaction, have been awarded cornerback Chykie Brown off of waivers from the Baltimore Ravens. ***PHOTO1*** Amukamara, who was having arguably his best season as a pro, suffered a torn...

New York Giants Lose Prince Amukamara for Season Due to Torn Biceps
November 4th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
At the midway mark of their season, the New York Giants are putting up numbers they'd otherwise like to avoid -- injury numbers, that is. And it's a tally that grew on Monday night as the team lost cornerback Prince Amukamara for the year after he suffered a torn biceps...

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...

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...

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 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’ 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...

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’ Trumaine McBride to Undergo Surgery on Thumb; Out Indefinitely
October 13th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Stop us if this sounds like a familiar story to you: the New York Giants are starting to get hit hard with the injury bug. Victor Cruz suffered a season-ending torn patellar tendon in his knee on Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is dealing with a back...