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New York Giants’ Robert Ayers “Embarrassed” After Being Injured During Warmups
August 31st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Robert Ayers Jr. says the injury he suffered in pregame warmups prior to Saturday night's "MetLife Bowl" against the New York Jets is "nothing too crazy," but failed to provide a timetable for his return -- saying only that he's "day-to-day" -- or even the...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Suffers Ankle/Achilles Injury; Bobby Hart, Josh Gordy Also Injured
August 30th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants didn't even make it to the opening kickoff on Saturday night before one of their players went down with injury. ***PHOTO1*** Going into the game already short 12 players -- not including those already on Injured Reserve (IR), the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list or any other...

New York Giants’ Owa Odighizuwa Striving to Become the Next Osi Umenyiora
August 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants rookie defensive end Owa Odighizuwa had never really met Osi Umenyiora before, but that didn't stop him from attending Wednesday's retirement press conference for The Chief. After all, Double O has long modeled his game off of the two-time Super Bowl champion, even once going as...

Osi Umenyiora Officially Retires as a Member of New York Giants Despite Interest from Jets
August 26th, 2015 at 12:52 PM
Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has made it official -- his playing days in the National Football League are now over and he's onto his second career as a member of NFL International, where he'll travel to London as part of the NFL's ongoing attempt to expand their brand globally. ***PHOTO1*** But that's...

Justin Tuck on Osi Umenyiora Retiring a Giant: “It’s How It Should Be”
August 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, defensive end Osi Umenyiora will officially call it a career, signing a one-day contract with the New York Giants before formally announcing his retirement from the NFL. And while many believe he could continue to play if he desired to do so, his former teammate, Oakland Raiders...

Conflicting Reports on Status of New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul Continue
August 25th, 2015 at 1:25 PM
Earlier this week, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who remains in Florida recovering from a July 4th fireworks accident that cost him his right index finger, is expected to report to the New York Giants at some point prior to their Week 1 matchup against...

Jason Pierre-Paul Expected to Return to New York Giants Prior to Week 1: Report
August 24th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have not yet seen defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul nor do they know the full extent of his injuries following a July 4th fireworks accident left him hospitalized, but despite all of that, Pierre-Paul is "still expected" to return to the team prior to their Week 1...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Acknowledges He Lost a Finger, Says It’s not a Setback
August 23rd, 2015 at 1:30 PM
For the first time since a July 4th fireworks accident left him hospitalized with "severe" hand injuries, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has publicly confirmed that he underwent a ray resection of his right index finger. ***PHOTO1*** However, in typical Pierre-Paul fashion, his revelation did not come without some optimism...

Reality of Tough Situation Finally Beginning to Dawn on New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
August 21st, 2015 at 8:55 AM
Franchised New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who remains in Florida as he recovers from a July 4th fireworks accident that ultimately cost him his right index finger, has expressed repeated optimism about his potential return to the football field and a return to the Pro Bowl player he...

Giants’ Damontre Moore Accepts Responsibility for Fights with Ereck Flowers, Praises Rookie
August 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Since the onset of training camp, the New York Giants have seen their fare share of fights -- almost all involving the offensive line and defensive line. And on two separate occasions, it was rookie first-round tackle Ereck Flowers and defensive end Damontre Moore who came to blows. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, Moore...