Category: ‘Cornerbacks’

New York Giants’ 1st-Rounder Eli Apple Making Improvements
August 7th, 2016 at 8:00 AM
When the New York Giants selected cornerback Eli Apple with the 10th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, it was met with some skepticism. Some Giants' fans thought it was a reach, others did not mind the pick. Fast-forward to training camp, Apple is beginning to make improvements to...

New York Giants Sign Veteran CB Leon Hall
August 4th, 2016 at 9:55 AM
The New York Giants upgraded their cornerback position by signing veteran slot/nickel cornerback Leon Hall on Thursday. The Giants held a workout for him and were impressed enough to sign him. ***PHOTO1*** Hall is 31 years old and coming off a solid season. He had nine passes defensed and two interceptions....

Top Position Battles to Watch at New York Giants Training Camp
July 22nd, 2016 at 4:59 PM
The New York Giants are entering the week leading up to training camp, which starts on July 28. Many veterans have spots locked up, but there are other positions that are wide open for competition. ***PHOTO1*** At some positions, there will be no competition, such as quarterback and defensive line. Other positions,...’s Ike Taylor Ranks New York Giants as 4th-Best Cornerback Tandem
July 8th, 2016 at 2:59 PM
On Thursday,'s Ike Taylor published an article in which he ranked his top-five cornerback tandems in the NFL. The former Pittsburgh Steelers' corner ranked the New York Giants' Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Janoris Jenkins as the fourth-best cornerback tandem in the entire NFL. ***PHOTO1*** This is a huge step for the...

New York Giants’ Trevin Wade and Rookie Eli Apple to Compete for Slot Corner Position
June 28th, 2016 at 3:07 PM
The battle for slot cornerback will be among the many position battles that the New York Giants look forward to at training camp. Slot corner is a very important position for the Giants because it is one of the positions that does not yet have an solidified solution. Who will...

Free Agents Leon Hall, Dwight Freeney Unlikely to Be Signed by New York Giants: Report
June 27th, 2016 at 10:48 AM
With about a month to go until the start of training camp for the New York Giants, they have been linked over the last couple of months to several players with potential interest. ***PHOTO1*** Dwight Freeney's name has come up as a potential option as a situational pass rusher for the defensive...

Eli Apple’s Mom, Annie Apple, Records Dropping Him Off for First New York Giants Practice (Video)
June 24th, 2016 at 10:26 AM
It's always an exciting time for a parent to drop their child off for their first day of football practice; whether it be for pop warner, middle school or even high school. It was also that case for New York Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple and his now very famous...

Highlights from Day 1 of New York Giants’ Mini-Camp
June 14th, 2016 at 3:09 PM
The first day of mandatory mini-camp for the 2016 New York Giants is in the books. Victor Cruz was a participant running routes and catching passes which is a great sign for the Giants. Unfortunately, linebacker J.T. Thomas and safety Mykkele Thompson have "lower leg injuries" but head coach Ben...

Pro Football Focus: New York Giants Have Ninth Best Cornerback Group in NFL
June 9th, 2016 at 12:24 PM
Last season, the New York Giants had one of the worst ranked defenses in all of the NFL and were dead last in pass defense, so the fact that they've spent most of this offseason addressing the defense wasn't much of a surprise to those around the league. ***PHOTO1*** In order to...

Former New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond Announces Retirement from NFL
May 31st, 2016 at 3:43 PM
Walter Thurmond had a solid 2015 season with the Philadelphia Eagles and could have potentially cashed in on that success in free agency and landed a multi-year deal. Instead, he's hanging up the pads. ***PHOTO1*** Multiple reports have stated that the 28-year-old Thurmond is ending his career and announcing his retirement from...