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New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Says He’s “About 90 Percent” Recovered from Torn Biceps
April 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara continues to make his way back from a torn right biceps injury suffered last season and admits he is about 90 percent back from the injury. ***PHOTO1*** Amukamara was only able to play in eight games last season before getting hurt and leaving the Giants with...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Expects to Play 16 Games, Believes He’s “Best in the Game”
April 20th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Of the many New York Giants players who expressed their excitement in returning to work on Monday, perhaps none were more excited or grateful than linebacker Jon Beason. ***PHOTO1*** After being traded to the Giants in 2013 and revitalizing his career, Beason entered the 2014 season with high hopes. Unfortunately, an offseason...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Recovering Well, “Excited” for 2015 Season
April 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
One of the bigger free agent acquisitions for the New York Giants last offseason was that of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. Unfortunately, the veteran missed most of his first season with Big Blue due to injury (ankle, toe). ***PHOTO1*** Although his first season didn’t go as planned, Schwartz is poised to come...

Giants’ Victor Cruz: Knee Rehab is “One of Most Difficult Things I’ve Had to Go Through”
April 11th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The very moment he went down in Week 6 against the Philadelphia Eagles, it was obvious that New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was going to face a long, painful and mentally exhausting road to recovery. To say those expectations have now been met would be an understatement, as...

New York Giants Will Be Faced with Interesting Dilemma on Victor Cruz Come 2016
April 10th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is not yet 100 percent recovered from a torn patellar tendon suffered in a Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles last season, so looking ahead to the 2016 offseason and his potential status with the team is very legitimately like putting the...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz, Geoff Schwartz Each Working Way Back from Injury: Videos
April 7th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have not exactly made a big splash via free agency, but they never intended to do so. Since the end of the 2014 regular season, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. have stood firm in their belief that team personnel is almost where it needs to...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz on Recovery: “I’m About 70% There”
March 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this month, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took another huge step in his recovery from a torn patellar tendon when he finally got out of the pool and ran on turf for the very first time since his injury. ***PHOTO1*** It was a moment that caught the attention of...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Optimistic Regarding Victor Cruz; Expects Return to Form
March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin generally airs on the side of caution when it comes to injured players -- especially when the players have suffered an injury as substantial as wide receiver Victor Cruz (torn patellar tendon). But when asked about his other star wideout on Wednesday at...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Will Begin Running on Turf on Monday
March 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is now 21 weeks out from suffering a torn patellar tendon and the good news is that he remains right on schedule with his rehab. In fact, the time has finally come for Cruz to take that next step in the recovery process,...

New York Giants Led NFL in Injuries in 2014; Have Led League in Back-To-Back Years
March 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In 2013, the New York Giants set an NFL record by becoming the most-injured team in league history based on a formula that determines Adjusted Games Lost (AGL). In total, they lost 91 games by projected starters and had an AGL of 141.3 (was originally 144.6) -- the previous high...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Aiming for a Training Camp Return; Says He’s at 75%
March 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the injury initially occurred, most fans were horrified by the amount of pain New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz had displayed. Some even thought Cruz had played his last game in a Giants uniform after that Week 6 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in which Cruz tore his...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz “Inspired” to Return in 2015, Prove His Doubters Wrong
February 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It’s been over four months since New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a season-ending injury in a Week 6 loss to the division rival Eagles. The very next day the road to recovery began for the Giants star receiver and team captain. ***PHOTO1*** This week Cruz gave us...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Has Pins Removed from Ankle; Remains on Schedule
February 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz did not have the inaugural season he expected when he signed with the New York Giants last offseason, first being shut down due to a dislocated toe and then suffering a serious ankle injury that ended his season after what amounted to six quarters of football. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: Odell Beckham Jr. Did not Have Two Hamstring Tears
February 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Shortly after putting on a show in his very first Pro Bowl, New York Giants wide receiver and AP Rookie of the Year, Odell Beckham Jr., told the media his rookie accomplishments came despite an inability to find his top gear. He cited hamstring issues dating back to Organized Team...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Still Recovering from Torn Pectoral Muscle; No Return Date Set
February 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
In his first year with the New York Giants, Robert Ayers was having a solid season and playing as one of the better defensive lineman before a torn pectoral muscle in the loss against the Jacksonville Jaguars in late November landed him on season-ending injured reserve. ***PHOTO1*** Ayers, who signed a two-year,...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara on Next Season: “No Worries, I’ll Be Set to Go”
January 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara may have missed the final eight games of the 2014 regular season due to a torn biceps muscle, but he says there's no reason to worry about his status for 2015. In fact, Amukamara says he's healing well and should be fully cleared come...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Admits to Playing Entire 2014 Season with Two Tears in Hamstring
January 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
One of the questions that fans posed after Sunday night: "is Odell Beckham Jr. even human?" That came following the comments he publicly made when he told the media during the 2015 Pro Bowl that he played the entire year with two tears in his hamstrings. ***PHOTO1*** Yes, that was worded correctly....

Giants’ Victor Cruz Has Full Range of Motion in Knee; Will Begin Running in 2 Weeks
January 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It's been almost three months since the night New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tore the patellar tendon in his knee in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and needed season-ending surgery to repair the damage. ***PHOTO1*** With Cruz out, it did give Odell Beckham Jr. a chance to break out...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Has Been Told Victor Cruz is “On Pace” to Return in 2015
January 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a torn patellar tendon in a Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, it looked bad -- real bad. To make matters worse, the Giants would be shut out 27-0 that night. A non-contact injury is always scary and...

New York Giants’ Bennett Jackson Recovering from Microfracture Surgery
January 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants rookie cornerback Bennett Jackson had surgery back in October, but it was not of the variety any expected -- instead, it was the dreaded microfracture surgery, reports The Star-Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson, who was Big Blue's sixth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, struggled throughout the preseason while dealing with...