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Special Cleats Fail New York Giants’ Jon Beason; Linebacker Re-Injured Foot/Toe Again
October 20th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
The injury saga for New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason, once again, reared its ugly head in New York's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Beason headed to the locker-room as the second quarter got underway, and it appeared that he had re-aggravated a right toe injury that had sidelined him...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins to Undergo MRI on Monday to Determine Extent of Calf Injury
October 20th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
During the first half of the New York Giants 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, the injury bug hit the Giants again and could have them short-handed when they return from the bye. ***PHOTO1*** Starting defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins injured his calf and was unable to return...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Dealing with IT Band Injury: a Closer Look
October 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
While many fans find it more than difficult to let go of the unnecessary shenanigans that lead up to the Week 6 game versus the Philadelphia Eagles, many others continue to focus not only on what happened on the field, but what continues to happen off of it. When will...

Dallas Cowboys’ Doug Free, Bruce Carter Out Vs. New York Giants; Jack Crawford Doubtful
October 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Dallas Cowboys released their final Week 7 injury report late on Friday evening and the team will be without a few important players on Sunday night against the New York Giants. Among them is linebacker Bruce Carter (thigh) and offensive lineman Doug Free (foot). ***PHOTO1*** Free, who fractured his foot in...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Visited Victor Cruz in Hospital After Sunday Night’s Game
October 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Throughout much of last week, there was a lot of trash talking between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Even after the Eagles 27-0 victory over the Giants, some players like Jason Kelce continued to take shots at the team. ***PHOTO1*** So when the news came down that a member of...

Giants’ Victor Cruz Suffered No Additional Damage to Knee; Has “No Doubt” He’ll Return in 2015
October 17th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
For the first time since suffering a torn patella tendon in a 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz spoke with the media on Friday. And while he admitted to being "down in the dumps," he said he feels more than...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Cowboys; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Questionable
October 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 7 injury report on Friday afternoon and, as expected, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) has been ruled out. But the good news is that cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (IT Band) returned to practice on Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Speaks for First Time Since Injury; Thanks Fans for Support: Video
October 17th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It took New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz a few days to wrap his mind around everything that had happened -- days where he fell completely silent. He didn't speak to his coaches, he didn't speak to his teammates and he stayed off social media. But on Thursday, Cruz...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Thinks He’ll Play on Sunday; Says He’s About 60 Percent
October 16th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
The status for New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had been up in the air due to the IT band injury he's been dealing with over the last two weeks; the same that pulled him out of the game against the Atlanta Falcons and the same he played through against...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Doesn’t Practice Wednesday; Tom Coughlin Thought He Would
October 15th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been dealing with an injury called IT band syndrome; which causes frequent pain to the leg or knee area. The injury caused him to miss the rest of the game against the Atlanta Falcons two weeks ago and also had to leave the game this past Sunday...

New York Giants “Hope” Rashad Jennings Can Return Following Bye Week
October 15th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Two weeks ago, New York Giants starting running back Rashad Jennings injured his knee during the teams 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. He missed the team's 27-0 loss against the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday and it looks like he'll miss at least one more week. ***PHOTO1*** Giants head coach Tom...

Giants’ Preston Parker Poised for Big Role & More from an Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
October 15th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium in a serious and straightforward mood on Wednesday, immediately praising the 5-1 Dallas Cowboys for being a well-rounded team. He specifically noted their time of possession, rushing ability and lack of points surrendered thus far this season. He also called...

Giants Have not Ruled Out Odell Beckham Jr. in the Slot; Rookie Ready to Fill Void
October 15th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
It wasn’t long after the New York Giants' Sunday loss to the Philadelphia Eagles that they realized they would need to start preparing for life without wide receiver Victor Cruz. Cruz was carted off Sunday night after going down with a non-contact knee injury (torn patella tendon) and, on Monday,...

As Depth at Wide Receiver Thins for New York Giants, Will Corey Washington See Larger Role?
October 15th, 2014 at 6:50 AM
Victor Cruz's season-ending knee injury has the New York Giants going back to the drawing board. Big Blue had put a lot of trust into their undrafted acquisition from UMass in 2010 ever since his breakout season of 2011. So now that he is shut down for the rest of...

New York Giants Sign WR Kevin Ogletree; Place Victor Cruz, Trumaine McBride on Season-Ending IR
October 14th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants hosted a few workouts with a couple of wide receivers; the notable one being former Dallas Cowboys wide out Kevin Ogletree. ***PHOTO1*** Later that night, with less than five days until the Giants travel down to Arlington and play the same red-hot Cowboys at AT&T Stadium,...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie May Need Surgery for IT Band Injury
October 14th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have been dealing with injuries to their secondary over the last couple of weeks and with the latest of injuries, it's severely cutting into the depth at the position. ***PHOTO1*** Walter Thurmond III is already out for the season due to needing surgery for a torn pectoral muscle,...

New York Giants Have “Some” Interest in Mike Williams: Report
October 14th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Wide receiver Mike Williams has requested a trade from the Buffalo Bills and, as fate would have it, the New York Giants are in need of a new wideout now that Victor Cruz has been lost for the year with a torn patella tendon. And while it seemed like a...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Underwent Successful Surgery for Torn Patellar Tendon in Knee
October 13th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
After tearing his torn patellar tendon in his right knee on Sunday night during the New York Giants 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the foregone conclusion was that Victor Cruz would be forced to miss the rest of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Cruz stayed overnight in a local Philadelphia hospital to...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride to Undergo Surgery on Thumb; Out Indefinitely
October 13th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Stop us if this sounds like a familiar story to you: the New York Giants are starting to get hit hard with the injury bug. Victor Cruz suffered a season-ending torn patellar tendon in his knee on Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is dealing with a back...

Severe Knee Injury not Likely to End Victor Cruz’s New York Giants Career, But…
October 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a patella tear during a 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night, there was an immediate concern over his long-term prognosis. And while specific details of his injury have not yet been released by the Giants, it...