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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...

After Leading League in Injuries Again, New York Giants Lacking Answers for Potential Solution
January 1st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
In 2013, the New York Giants set the all-time NFL record for Adjusted Games Lost (AGL) due to injuries. In total, they lost 144.6 combined games by their players, breaking the previous NFL record of 122.8 by the 2009 Buffalo Bills. Accordingly, the team made a plethora of changes going...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Out Vs. Eagles; Andre Williams Questionable
December 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 17 injury report on Friday and have officially ruled out linebacker Devon Kennard (toe) for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. ***PHOTO1*** Kennard was a new addition injury report this week after a string of solid performances in recent games, but failed to participate...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Out of Boot; Will Resume Running in 3-4 Weeks
December 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants got some good injury news on Tuesday by way of wide receiver Victor Cruz, but he was not the only player who offered a positive update on their recovery. Linebacker Jon Beason also spoke to the media on Christmas Eve, and revealed that he had shed...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz on Schedule with Rehab; Expects to Return to 100%
December 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
For the first time in what feels like an eternity, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz met with the media on Wednesday to discuss his rehab, his health and his expectations for 2015. And while he was reluctant to offer any guarantees for the 2015 season, Cruz did say...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Day-To-Day & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
December 24th, 2014 at 11:10 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium in a very focused, to-the-point mood for his weekly press conference on Wednesday. He immediately dove into praise for the Philadelphia Eagles, pointing out how highly they rank in almost every statistical category. He also mentioned that he had spoken...

St. Louis Rams’ Chris Long, Davin Joseph & Scott Wells are All Probable Vs. Giants
December 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The St. Louis Rams released their final Week 16 injury report on Friday evening and, unlike the New York Giants, are about as healthy as one could expect for a team in late December. In fact, they will be without a grand total of zero players as none are listed...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Rams; Jameel McClain Probable
December 19th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 16 injury report on Friday, and as expected, the team has ruled running back Rashad Jennings (ankle) out against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** "I've been fighting them to let me play anyway, and now with this happening," Jennings told ESPN earlier...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Says Doctors are Amazed at His Quick Recovery
December 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has been recovering from a torn patellar tendon for the better part of 10 weeks now, and while he still has a long road of rehab ahead, Cruz said on Thursday during a visit to The Rachael Ray Show that doctors are amazed...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington Has to Improve & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
December 17th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium in a serious and to-the-point mood for his weekly press conference, and immediately got to work in praising the "very physical and speedy" St. Louis Rams. Coughlin said he expects a very physical battle come Sunday, as well as some...