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New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara is Healthy and Ready for Detroit Lions, Calvin Johnson
September 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Now that the preseason has concluded, New York Giants players, coaches and fans are looking ahead to the season opener at Ford Field in Detroit as the Lions seek vengeance against a Giants team that eliminated their postseason hopes in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** In that game, Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara rose to the...

Bennett Jackson a Semi-Surprise Cut, but Likely Addition to New York Giants’ Practice Squad
August 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
For decades, the New York Giants have always followed the formula that the NFL Draft will lead you to the Super Bowl. In Jerry Reese's first year as General Manager, that was evident. Rookies like running back Ahmad Bradshaw, cornerback Aaron Ross, tight end Kevin Boss and Giant faithful Zak...

Antrel Rolle Upset with New York Giants’ Decision to Release Charles James II
August 27th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Antrel Rolle believes the New York Giants could have one of the best secondaries in the NFL here in 2014, but that didn't take away the sting of losing the man he refers to as his little brother -- Charles James II, who was released on Tuesday as part of...

New York Giants Face Several Tough Decisions as First Cutdown Day Looms
August 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants, along with the rest of the NFL, will be required to hand in their 75-man roster and let loose several players. It will be unfortunate to see some cut and we may even question the decisions made on Tuesday. We can however, get an...

Giants’ Antrel Rolle Hoping Prince Amukamara’s Injury is Minor; Discusses Rule Enforcements
August 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle spoke to the media earlier this week and answered several questions about what Big Blue need to do defensively to adjust to several factors affecting the team at this moment. Some of the questions thrown Rolle’s way were related to the offense’s mediocre production...

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Felt More Comfortable Signing with New York Giants than New York Jets
August 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Remember five months ago when the New York Giants and New York Jets were battling it out for the chance to sign former Denver Broncos free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie? ***PHOTO1*** With the market settling, Rodgers-Cromartie came into New Jersey to first meet with the Jets and given their salary cap situation,...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Feeling Better and not Concerned with Injury; No MRI Needed
August 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
After New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was removed from Saturday's 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts with what the team called a "groin strain," there was some concern -- even from head coach Tom Coughlin -- that it could sideline him for up to a few weeks. However, while...

Hakeem Nicks Taunts New York Giants in What He Deemed a Meaningful Preseason Game for Him
August 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may have been another ordinary preseason game for most, but Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks admitted after the fact that it was much more for him. After all, it was the very first time he faced his former team and he clearly wanted to make a statement. Unfortunately,...

New York Giants Suffer Multitude of Injuries in 27-26 Victory Over Indianapolis Colts
August 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants managed to prevent an embarrassing loss on Saturday night, rallying from 26-points down in the fourth quarter to take home a 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. However, the preseason victory came at a cost as Big Blue lost several players in the process, including cornerback...

Walter Thurmond III Rejected 3-Year Offer from New York Giants to “Stay Hungry” in 2014: Report
August 16th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Not too many players reject the chance to get a multi-year offer from a team in the NFL, especially given the fact that not all of the money in their contract is fully guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** Yet, that is exactly what Walter Thurmond III did this past year with the New York Giants,...

New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond III: Referees “Trying to Prove a Point” with New Rules
August 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
On paper the New York Giants secondary appears to be the strength of the team, both in terms of skill and depth. On the field however, they may not necessarily be as dominant as they would like. After a one-sided Super Bowl in which the top-rated defense trounced the top...

Antrel Rolle Has High Hopes for New York Giants Secondary in 2014
August 14th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has been a part of a lot of talented secondaries throughout his NFL career, but perhaps none any as deep as what Big Blue will sport in 2014. But with a multitude of new faces, depth and talent won't matter if the group isn't...

Will Beatty, Trumaine McBride to Play for New York Giants on Saturday Vs. Indianapolis Colts
August 13th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Both Will Beatty and Trumaine McBride have yet to play in the preseason for the New York Giants as both players were recovering from offseason surgeries. ***PHOTO1*** Both Beatty and McBride, after missing the first two games, will make their preseason debut this Saturday for the Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium against...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara on Penalty Enforcement: We Have to Adapt
August 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Last night during the New York Giants 20-16 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at MetLife Stadium, there was a ton of yellow flags being thrown in the air; mostly on the Giants side of things, which certainly could not have set well with Tom Coughlin. ***VIDEO1*** Overall, there was a total of...

New York Giants DC Perry Fewell: Our Defense Looks Great on Paper, Need to Continue to Grow
August 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants already possess one of the better defenses in the entire NFL, finishing the 2013 season as the eighth best overall unit in the NFL, and that was after getting off to an 0-6 start and ranked 31st in the league before Week 7. ***VIDEO1*** With a new group...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Inching Closer to a Return; Opening Eyes in Camp
August 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Trumaine McBride may still be recovering from a hip injury that plagued him during the 2013 season and surgery to repair a torn labrum this past January, but he hasn't allowed either to slow him down in practice. Rather, McBride has been a shining star for...

New York Giants’ Bennett Jackson Suffers “Significant Ankle Sprain”
August 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Thursday's practice was a bit rough on the New York Giants, as the team saw multiple players not only miss practice due to injury, but leave practice due to injury. One of the most significant injuries was sustained by rookie cornerback Bennett Jackson, who suffered a serious ankle injury after...

New York Giants Sign CB Chandler Fenner; Designate CB Travis Howard as Waived/Injured
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants made multiple transactions on Friday, beginning with the placement of offensive lineman Troy Kropog on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and the signing of tackle Adam Gress. Later on in the day, the team also announced that they had signed cornerback Chandler Fenner, who replaces cornerback Travis...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Cornerbacks
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp having arrived on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

NFL Secondary Depth Charts Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 9 Overall
July 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have not received a lot of love in recent weeks and months  with some "experts" claiming their front seven is one of the worst in the NFL, while other "experts" ranked their overall roster as 19th in the NFL and their wide receiver depth chart as...