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New York Giants WR Victor Cruz Named an NFL Comeback Player of the Year Candidate
July 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
For any New York Giants fan watching on a night where Big Blue was shutout in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, they saw things go from bad to worse when fan favorite, wide receiver Victor Cruz, went down with a torn patellar tendon that ended his 2014 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** What become...

New York Giants Teammates Now Defending Odell Beckham Jr. Amidst Media Onslaught
June 28th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. feels he was misrepresented -- not misquoted, but simply misrepresented by the media after making comments to ESPN about how "frustrated" he had become with his teammates' ribbing over his lingering hamstring issue. ***PHOTO1*** "For me, this is what I love doing, and this...

New York Giants’ Marcus Harris Dealing with Minor Knee Injury, Underwent Arthroscopy
June 27th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Prior to the start of the 2014 regular season, New York Giants wide receiver Marcus Harris had begun to make a name for himself. Not only had he performed at a high level throughout the team's Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and into training camp, but he started gaining the trust...

Giants’ Victor Cruz on His Rehab: “It was Either Going to Make Me or Break Me”
June 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
October 12th, 2014 will forever be a defining day in the life and career of New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz. Having just suffered a torn patellar tendon in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, Cruz was faced with not only a grueling surgery, but a long and equally...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Expects to Have Both Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz for Training Camp
June 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Neither Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) nor Victor Cruz (patellar tendon) were able to participate in minicamp as a result of their respective injuries, but New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin expects to have each back in time for the start of training camp. ***PHOTO1*** "That's the plan," Coughlin said bluntly when...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Returns to Practice, Says Ankle Injury “Wasn’t Anything Crazy”
June 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After being sidelined for the better part of the last few weeks, New York Giants defensive end Robert Ayers returned to the practice field on Wednesday and dismissed the severity of his ankle (and knee) injury, saying it "wasn't anything crazy" and that team doctors kept him out only as...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. “Bothered” by Teammates’ Ribbing: “It Gets Old”
June 17th, 2015 at 3:45 PM
For New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., things are beginning to feel like a broken record. A year removed from a serious hamstring issue that caused him to miss the entirety of training camp and the first four week of the regular season, Beckham Jr. once again finds...

Giants’ Will Beatty Expects to Return 100 Percent; Hopes He Doesn’t Get Lost in the Shuffle
June 17th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants left tackle Will Beatty will remained sidelined for an additional five months as he recovers from a torn pectoral muscle -- something he calls a "freak accident" -- but maintains that his goal is to return at "100 percent" sometime this season. ***PHOTO1*** "I was talking to the doctor,...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Believes He Could Pass Team’s Conditioning Test Right Now
June 17th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz remains sidelined while recovering from a torn patellar tendon suffered in a Week 6 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles last year, but he remains confident that time is now his only obstacle. And a few short weeks after declaiming himself 80 percent healed,...

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. Likely Sidelined Until Training Camp with Hamstring Issue
June 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
At this time last year, New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had been sidelined with "soreness" in his hamstring, but the team insisted it was minor and he'd return in time for training camp. And he did. But on Day 1 of camp, Beckham Jr. got tangled...

New York Giants Linebacker Jon Beason Says Past Injuries are “Literally a Non-Issue”
June 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason may not be participating with his teammates on the field during Organized Team Activities (OTAs), but that doesn't mean he's still dealing with lingering injuries. In fact, Beason declared himself healthy on Monday for the first time in several years, saying he's "ready to...

List of Walking Wounded Continues to Grow for New York Giants
June 8th, 2015 at 1:53 PM
When the New York Giants left practice a week ago, they did so with a rather significant number of injuries. The hope, of course, was that a new week would bring new health, but unfortunately for Big Blue, the exact opposite appears to be true. ***PHOTO1*** Given that injury reports are not...

Matt Miller Ranks Giants’ Will Beatty No. 12 on “Top 35 Left Tackles from 2014″ List
June 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Contrary to popular belief, the loss of left tackle Will Beatty (torn pec) was -- and will continue to be -- a tremendous blow to the New York Giants' offensive line. And while his 2013 campaign appears to be the centralized focus for most fans, the reality is that Beatty...

New York Giants Waive Linebacker Ryan Jones with an Injury Designation
June 6th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Injuries have claimed yet another body for the New York Giants as the team announced on Friday that linebacker Ryan Jones had been waived with an injury designation. ***PHOTO1*** Jones, who went undrafted back in 2014, originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens in May of last year, although he was waived a...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford “Very Fortunate to Be Alive” After Surviving Serious Car Crash
June 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
There's no downplaying the significance of what New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford went through over the weekend -- from the highest of highs to some pretty terrifying lows -- but there's also no denying that it feels like the entire ordeal was scripted in Hollywood: Superstar NFL athlete leaves wife...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Says Hamstring Injury “Absolutely not” Like Last Year’s
June 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
When New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. began missing practices a year ago with a hamstring issue, both he and head coach Tom Coughlin referred to it as "soreness" and indicated they weren't concerned with its potential long-term impact. Beckham Jr. then went on to miss the vast...

New York Giants’ Larry Donnell Has Tendinitis in His Achilles; Odell Beckham Jr. a Sore Hamstring
June 1st, 2015 at 1:30 PM
When the New York Giants returned for Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Monday, they did so without tight end Larry Donnell and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Although both players appeared to be in good spirits on the sidelines, head coach Tom Coughlin said after practice that Beckham Jr. was...

New York Giants Suffering Injuries at Historic Levels Over Previous Two Seasons: Analytical Report
May 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
By now, we all know that the New York Giants have led the NFL in injuries over the previous two seasons and had set the all-time record for injuries in 2013. But just how bad has it really been? A new analytical report by Sharp Football Analysis suggests the Giants...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz is “Itching” to Return to the Field; About 80% Recovered
May 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is inching closer and closer to a return following a torn patellar tendon last season, but both he and the team remain very cautious with his rehab and recovery. The good news is that there have been no setbacks or causes for concern,...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers “Suffered No Major Damage” to Knee, Ankle: Report
May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants received a major scare on Wednesday when defensive end Robert Ayers was carted off the field after the very first play of their very first non-contact practice. When head coach Tom Coughlin later met with the media, he revealed that Ayers had suffered both an ankle...