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New York Giants See a “Young Victor Cruz” in Rookie WR Sterling Shepard
April 29th, 2016 at 9:03 PM
New York Giants rookie second-round pick, wide receiver Sterling Shepard, took nearly 70% of his snaps from the slot position in 2015. And while he insists he can and will play on the outside, General Manager Jerry Reese repeatedly referred to him as a "slot receiver." In fact, both Reese...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross Wants to Remind You: We’re the Experts, You Aren’t
April 29th, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Was Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple a reach for the New York Giants in Round 1 of the 2016 NFL Draft? Many "experts" had him graded out in the teens, but the Giants jumped at the chance to draft him when he came up at No. 10 overall on Thursday...

New York Giants Had an Option to Trade Down in Round 1, but Decided to Pass
April 29th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
After a completely unexpected fall by offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil knocked the early stages of the 2016 NFL Draft out of balance, the New York Giants were left wondering what to do with the No. 10 pick. Their (alleged) primary targets -- Jack Conklin, Leonard Floyd and Ezekiel Elliott --...

New York Giants Open to Trading up or Down in 2016 NFL Draft
April 21st, 2016 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants like to keep their options open and that's exactly what they'll do headed into the 2016 NFL Draft. On Thursday, during his pre-Draft press conference, Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said the team remains open to all Round 1 options, including the possibility of either trading up...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Won’t Close Door on Possibly Signing CB Josh Norman
April 21st, 2016 at 12:20 PM
Would the New York Giants seriously consider signing cornerback Josh Norman, who had his franchise tag rescinded by the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday? Probably not, but maybe... ***PHOTO1*** During his pre-2016 NFL Draft press conference on Thursday, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese refused to close the door on signing Norman,...

New York Giants’ John Mara Says NFL “Moving Towards” Elimination of Kickoff
April 21st, 2016 at 11:00 AM
The NFL has made several changes to the kicking game in recent years, including moving touchbacks out to the 25 yard line beginning in the 2016 season. And although that's only slated as a one-year change to see how the game adapts around it, New York Giants co-owner John Mara...

New York Giants’ Steve Tisch on Johnny Manziel: “His Life is in Danger”
April 20th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
On Tuesday, former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was officially dumped by super agent Drew Rosenhaus -- the second agent to drop the troubled youngster in the span of a month. ***PHOTO1*** It was a move that could signal the end of Manziel's professional career, but that's small potatoes in comparison to...

Depending on How Far He Falls, New York Giants Should Consider Gambling on Jaylon Smith
April 19th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
After several medical re-checks, the verdict on Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith remains the same -- he's not likely to play in 2016 and beyond that is anyone's guess. It's not a strong indictment on the potential for long-term health, but headed into the 2016 NFL Draft, it's all the...

Rotoworld Ranks New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Among League’s Worst General Managers
April 15th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Only a year ago, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese was considered one of the Top 10 at his position in the NFL. But after finishing the 2015 season with a losing record for the third consecutive year and missing out on the postseason for the fourth consecutive year,...

New York Giants’ John Mara Says Team Must “Pick It up” in 2016 NFL Draft
April 13th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants went into free agency with a significant amount of salary cap space and proceeded to land several major and game-changing talents. But in order to compete in 2016, team co-owner John Mara knows they'll have to do more than splurge on a handful of players. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday,...