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New York Giants’ Jon Beason: “I Better not Be” Limited in Training Camp
July 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason said earlier this month he expected to be limited at the start of training camp as a precautionary measure, but when he arrived on Thursday, his tune changed a bit. Still uncertain about how the medical staff will handle him moving forward, a self-proclaimed...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason is Nearing Full Health: “I Feel Like a Kid Again”
July 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It's been a long, long time since linebacker Jon Beason last considered himself fully healthy. In fact, the New York Giants defensive captain has played in only 22 out of a possible 64 games over the past four seasons, and only once over that span did he play in more...

New York Giants’ J.T. Thomas Says Defense Will “Impose Our Will on Opposing Offenses”
July 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Aggressive. Aggressive. Aggressive. That's been the word most commonly used by New York Giants players to define Steve Spagnuolo's new (old?) defensive system. ***PHOTO1*** But linebacker J.T. Thomas took things a step further when discussing Spagnuolo's defense earlier this week, saying the defensive system will allow the Giants to "impose our will"...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Anticipates Having Reps Limited to Start Training Camp
July 21st, 2015 at 4:50 PM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason may be months removed from surgery, but admits his toe now requires constant maintenance and likely will for the remainder of his career. Accordingly, the team's defensive captain fully anticipates having his reps limited when the Giants open training camp on July 30th. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm sure...

New York Giants Fans Have Plenty of Reason to Be Optimistic Ahead of 2015 Season
July 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants are coming off a dismal season in 2014. But, that didn't stop the team from securing their prestigious place in sports. An article written from Giants 101.com states that the team is the "12th most valuable sports franchise in the world, and the 4th largest in...

Giants’ Devon Kennard is a True Student of the Game and His Notebooks are Proof
July 4th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
When New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard sat in the film room a season ago, he would fill college-sized notebooks with relative ease. He was a vigorous note-keeper, who wanted to make sure he didn't miss even the smallest of details. But it wasn't just about a rookie not wanting...

Two New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 60 Inside Linebackers from 2014″ List
July 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The Bleacher Report 1000 continues to wind down with (we believe) only two positions remaining. And after a week in which outside linebackers (both 4-3 and 3-4) were ranked, Matt Millers has now moved onto the inside linebackers. Rather than split them up into 3-4 and 4-3 systems, Miller went...

Three New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 35 4-3 Outside Linebackers from 2014″ List
June 29th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
As noted this morning, the Bleacher Report 1000 is winding down and only a few defensive positions remain. And after going over the defensive tackles, Matt Miller has now moved onto linebackers -- specifically, outside linebackers in 4-3 systems. And quite shockingly, the New York Giants have three players ranked...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain Believes Steve Spagnuolo’s Honesty, Character Will Motivate Defense
June 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
For New York Giants linebacker Jameel McClain, the transition into a new defensive system under Steve Spagnuolo hasn't been overly complex. Having experience with his coaching style from their time with the Baltimore Ravens, McClain has eased into the new defense and helped mentor some of the younger players who...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Cooper Taylor Locked in as a Starting Safety?
June 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to Day 2 of a five-week long football-free break. The big news is that you made it through day one -- that's always the hardest part. Unfortunately for those of you desperate for some legitimate news or excitement, with the official signing...