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Category: ‘Cornerbacks’

Giants not Giving up on Eli Apple
November 12th, 2016 at 10:15 PM
New York Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple had his first taste at the NFL level of making a mistake that leads to the opposing team scoring a touchdown. ***PHOTO1*** In Week 9 against the Philadelphia Eagles, Apple left his post on the outside and it allowed Ryan Mathews to bounce out for...

Giants’ Leon Hall: ‘It Would Be Unfortunate’ to Sit Vs. Bengals
November 10th, 2016 at 10:20 PM
The New York Giants signed veteran cornerback Leon Hall during the preseason to add some depth to their secondary. He was a surprise healthy scratch in Week 9 and he is hoping that won't be the case against the Cincinnati Bengals, his former team. ***PHOTO1*** Hall signed with the Giants in August...

Giants’ Ben McAdoo Expects Eli Apple to Bounce Back After Rough Game
November 7th, 2016 at 5:33 PM
New York Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple got his first taste of what it was like to have a rough game in the NFL. The first-rounder struggled against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, but head coach Ben McAdoo expects him to bounce back. ***PHOTO1*** Apple had an eventful week leading up...

Giants to Be Cautious with Rookie Cornerback Eli Apple
October 21st, 2016 at 1:43 PM
The New York Giants invested their first round pick in cornerback Eli Apple and while he has played well when he is on the field, he has struggled to stay there. Finally getting healthy again, defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo said they are going to be cautious when it comes to...

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...

New York Giants CB Trevin Wade Says Playing Against Tom Brady was a Good Test
September 2nd, 2016 at 8:48 AM
The New York Giants won their fourth and final preseason game on Thursday night against the New England Patriots. The Giants defense forced three turnovers and it all started with cornerback Trevin Wade's interception on Tom Brady. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants held held out most of their first team defense and Wade started...

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,...

NFL.com’s Ike Taylor Ranks New York Giants as 4th-Best Cornerback Tandem
July 8th, 2016 at 2:59 PM
On Thursday, NFL.com'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...