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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...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Could Miss a Few Weeks with Thumb Injury
October 13th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Not only were the New York Giants beaten on Sunday night, but they were severely bruised as well. In additional to the brutal season-ending injury to wide receiver Victor Cruz (knee), cornerback Trumaine McBride also suffered a thumb injury that could keep him out a few weeks. ***PHOTO1*** Seen after the game,...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara: Philadelphia Eagles Really Miss DeSean Jackson
October 9th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Despite the fact that they are 4-1 this season and in a tie for first place in the NFC East, the Philadelphia Eagles offense doesn't quite have the same draw to it. ***PHOTO1*** At least, that's how New York Giants starting cornerback Prince Amukamara sees them on the film and on the...

Fan Photo Sparks Unintended Backlash for New York Giants
October 8th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
It was something you see every day of the football season: players taking photos with their fans. But for New York Giants cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Prince Amukamara, a simple fan photo sparked an unexpected and unintended train of events that would, ultimately, make it all the way back to...

New York Giants Add Jayron Hosley to 53-Man Roster; Waive Julian Talley, Chandler Fenner
October 6th, 2014 at 5:35 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they have activated cornerback Jayron Hosley from the Reserve/Suspended list and in corresponding roster moves, have released wide receiver Julian Talley and cornerback Chandler Fenner. ***PHOTO1*** Hosley was originally suspended back in early June for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, and shortly after it...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Dealing with Leg/Ankle Injury; Feels He Can Play Through Pain
October 6th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
During Sunday's 30-20 win for the New York Giants over the Atlanta Falcons, starting cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie left the game while dealing with an ankle issue. As it turns out, it's much more than just an ankle issue. ***PHOTO1*** Giants head coach Tom Coughlin told the media on Monday that Rodgers-Cromartie has...

New York Giants Waive LB Dan Fox; Sign CB Chandler Fenner from Practice Squad
October 4th, 2014 at 6:25 PM
On Saturday, the New York Giants made a couple of minor roster moves the day before they square off against the Atlanta Falcons at MetLife Stadium in their Week 5 matchup. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants announced that they have waived linebacker Dan Fox and in a corresponding move, they have also promoted cornerback...

Pilar Davis, Prince Amukamara’s Wife, Pokes Fun at Antrel Rolle’s ‘Sex Equals Better Play’ Theory
October 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Antrel Rolle let the whole world in on a little secret as to why Prince Amukamara is starting to emerge as a top corner on the New York Giants and in the NFL: sex. ***PHOTO1*** Amukamara saved himself for marriage, and when he and Pilar Davis tied the knot and consummated the...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle: Prince Amukamara’s Emergence Due to Finally Having Sex
October 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
There's no denying that through the first four games of the 2014 regular season, New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara has finally taken his game to the next level. The former first-round pick has matched up against wide receivers like Calvin Johnson, Andre Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald and DeSean Jackson and...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Impressed with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie as Player and Person
September 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants originally signed cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, they weren't entirely sure which version they were getting. Would it be the Pro Bowl DRC or the Philadelphia Eagles version of DRC? ***PHOTO1*** Well, four games into the 2014 regular season and it would as if Big Blue has gotten their...

Jayron Hosley Reinstated from Suspended List; New York Giants Given Temporary Roster Exemption
September 27th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Unlike offensive lineman Eric Herman before him, New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley did not benefit from the NFL's changes to their drug policy. Instead, Hosley remained suspended for the first four games of the NFL season, but has now been reinstated from the suspended list, reports Howard Balzer. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** As a...

Prince Amukamara on Kirk Cousins: He was “Staring Down” Receivers; Made Reading Him Easy
September 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
So why were the New York Giants defense able to make four interceptions on Washington Redskins backup quarterback Kirk Cousins on Thursday night in a 45-14 blowout victory at FedEx Field? ***PHOTO1*** As Prince Amukamara, who had one of the four interceptions put it, he has a pretty big tell and one...