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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...

New York Giants DE Robert Ayers Suffers Ankle, Knee Injuries on First Day of OTAs
May 27th, 2015 at 1:36 PM
Already the New York Giants have placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on the Physically Unable Perform (PUP) list and lost starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least 5-6 months due to a torn pectoral muscle, so when defensive end Robert Ayers went down on the very first play of...

Miami’s Art Kehoe: New York Giants Rookie Ereck Flowers Can Step in for Will Beatty
May 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may have lost starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least five months to a torn pectoral muscle, but fear not says Miami offensive line coach Art Kehoe; first-round pick Ereck Flowers is more than capable of stepping in and doing the job. ***PHOTO1*** "When we watch film...

Replacing Will Beatty: Free Agent Pool Has Water If New York Giants Choose to Dive In
May 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are fortunate that Will Beatty’s injury occurred early in the offseason and they now have time to prepare and build chemistry should they desire to bring in a free agent. The team already has more quality and reliability in the depth department on the offensive line...

Geoff Schwartz on Loss of Will Beatty: ‘It’s Disappointing, but That’s Why We Drafted Ereck Flowers’
May 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants starting left tackle Will Beatty tore his pectoral muscle on Tuesday, fellow offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was in the room. He immediately knew the injury was serious and the reality of losing the team's anchor along the offensive lineman set in rapidly. ***PHOTO1*** But in the moments after...

New York Giants Have Multiple In-House, Line Shuffling Options to Band-Aid the Loss of Will Beatty
May 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants officially confirmed what we already knew on Thursday: starting left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights earlier this week and required immediate surgery. He is expected to miss 5-6 months. ***PHOTO1*** Needless to say, Big Blue has a problem on their hands. A...

New York Giants Left Tackle Will Beatty Tears Pectoral Muscle Lifting Weights, Out 5 Months
May 20th, 2015 at 2:57 PM
The New York Giants are already off to a bad start in the injury department as the team's starting left tackle, Will Beatty, suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights that required immediate surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beatty is currently in Manhattan at the Hospital for Special Surgery, already undergoing the procedure, and...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Expected to Be “100 Percent” for Organized Team Activities
May 19th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants initially signed Robert Ayers to a two-year deal at the onset of free agency last season, they did so hoping he could come in and fill Justin Tuck's old role -- a strong run defender who was also capable of rushing the passer situationally. And...

At Least One Doctor Believes New York Giants WR Victor Cruz May Never Be Same Player
May 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Earlier this week, it was revealed that New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz had started running routes and cutting for the first time since he tore his patellar tendon last season against the Philadelphia Eagles. Only days later, Cruz also shared an impressive workout video that helped explain the...

Latest Workout Video Shared by New York Giants WR Victor Cruz Will Leave You Feeling Optimistic
May 15th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Over the last few weeks we've seen the mood regarding New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz and his recovery from a torn patellar tendon change dramatically. Feelings around the team have gone from "you can't count on him to be back" to "he'll absolutely be playing in Week 1...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Has Started to Run Routes, Do More Agility Work
May 13th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, who is recovering from major knee surgery after tearing his patellar tendon last season, took a significant step in his rehabilitation process this week when he began running routes for the very first time since his injury. And while he's admittedly not yet...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Starting to Count Chickens; Expects Victor Cruz Back for Week 1
May 4th, 2015 at 4:46 PM
In his pre-Draft press conference last month, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said the team could not count their chicken with Victor Cruz and would address the wide receiver position with that in mind come the NFL Draft. And they did, selecting Connecticut wide receiver Geremy Davis in...

New York Giants Place OL Troy Kropog on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List
April 30th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
We're not even two weeks into the voluntary offseason workout program and already the New York Giants, who have led the NFL in injuries over the previous two seasons, are down a player as Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports the team has placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz “Pleased” with Rehab; on Schedule to Return for Camp
April 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz had a rough season in 2014 thanks to injuries, but the 28-year-old is on the comeback trail and ready to make an impact in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz dealt with multiple injuries last season -- first he had to overcome a toe injury that forced him...

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...