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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...

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley, Eric Herman Expected to Be Reinstated Under New NFL Drug Policy
September 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With the NFL likely to adopt its new drug policy, several players who had suspensions under the old policy will be able to return to their teams as soon as possible. ***PHOTO1*** Both cornerback Jayron Hosley and offensive lineman Eric Herman are expected to be reinstated by the NFL and will have...

New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond III Out for Season with Torn Pectoral
September 15th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
News continues to get worse and worse for the 0-2 New York Giants as test results revealed that cornerback Walter Thurmond III suffered a torn pectoral muscle in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The injury requires surgery and will cause him to miss the remainer of the season. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Although...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Re-Injures Foot, Walter Thurmond III Injures Pec in Loss to Cardinals
September 15th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants may have lost more than just the game to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday as both linebacker Jon Beason and cornerback Walter Thurmond III left the game with potentially serious injuries. ***PHOTO1*** For Beason, the news is about as bad as it can get. Head coach Tom Coughlin...

New York Giants Name 2014 Team Captains, Including Two First-Timers
September 5th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
New York Giants players gathered on Friday morning and cast their votes for who they believe should be their 2014 Team Captains. And when the smoke cleared and votes were tallied, quarterback Eli Manning, wide receiver Victor Cruz, safety Antrel Rolle, linebacker Jon Beason and long-snapper Zak DeOssie stood tall. ***PHOTO1*** For...

New York Giants Will not Shadow Calvin Johnson with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
September 5th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants will open up in Detroit against the Lions on Monday Night Football, and although the big question for the Giants going into the season is if they can get the offense clicking, the defense will have to deal with arguably the best wide receiver in the...

New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond III on Calvin Johnson: He Has Some Weaknesses
September 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants secondary certainly is a confident bunch. It's something that came as a bit of a surprise to linebacker Jameel McClain, who said after the team's preseason finale against the New England Patriots that the group had "plenty of swagger" dating back to Organized Team Activities (OTAs)....

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...