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New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr.: I’ve Heard All the Criticism, Now I’m Ready to Play
September 30th, 2014 at 2:07 PM
Nine games. That's how many games New York Giants first round pick Odell Beckham Jr. has missed since being drafted as the 12th overall pick back in May. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham missed the entire preseason (five games) because of the hamstring injury that started back in August and has carried over into the...

Former Giants FB John Conner Returns to Sign with New York Jets on 1-Year Deal
September 30th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Last year, John Conner was brought in by the New York Giants after Henry Hynoski went down for the season with multiple injuries and the man known as "The Terminator" picked up the slack. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants re-signed Hynoski in the offseason to a one-year deal to give him a chance to...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty Proving Last Year was ‘Anomaly’, Ready to Face Mentor Osi Umenyiora
September 30th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
Last year, the weakest link of the New York Giants offensive line was the one they paid the most money to keep around in free agency in Will Beatty, who allowed 13 sacks and if not for that new five-year contract, would have likely found himself cut after his horrendous...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Has Been Working with Odell Beckham Jr. One-On-One
September 30th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants have yet to have Odell Beckham Jr. on the field for a regular season game, but the speedy rookie is getting closer and closer to his first game while trying to get over a hamstring injury. ***PHOTO1*** While the team anticipates the return/debut of their 2014 first-round pick...

Eli Manning on Geno Smith’s F-Bomb: If They’re Yelling at You, You Probably Deserve It
September 29th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Sunday was not the most memorable moment in Geno Smith's short career in New York and as starting quarterback for the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** In a game marred with mistakes, turnovers and bad decisions, Smith's Jets dropped their third straight game in as many weeks as they lost to the Detroit...

Jon Beason, Odell Beckham Jr. Practice for Giants on Monday; Both Could Play Vs. Falcons
September 29th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
As the New York Giants returned to work on Monday, they did so in a relatively healthy manor. Not only were players like cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (thigh) and offensive lineman Charles Brown (shoulder) on the field, but so to were linebacker Jon Beason (foot) and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr....

Tom Coughlin Sees New York Giants Offensive Line Coming Together at Right Time
September 29th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants offensive line seemed to be a major problem over the last two years; especially last year when they got Eli Manning sacked a career high 39 times in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** Early on in 2014, the line looked like they were going to have the same issues again carrying...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Larry Donnell is Key to Team’s Recent Success
September 29th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Remember when the New York Giants didn't have a legitimate tight end on the team in the preseason? That seems like a long time ago, especially with the emergence of Larry Donnell through the first four games of the season. ***PHOTO1*** At first, the Giants were considering going with a tight-end-by-committee at...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Loving New Twist on Offense; Sees Endless Possibilities
September 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
During the New York Giants' 45-14 win over the Washington Redskins on Thursday night, offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo came up with a new twist and a bit of a wrinkle to an offense still trying to get the hang of the West Coast offense. ***PHOTO1*** It was using Victor Cruz out of...

Emergence of Larry Donnell is Opening up Options for New York Giants Offense
September 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
For most fans, the most satisfying thing coming out of the New York Giants' victory over the Washington Redskins Thursday night was the emergence of tight end Larry Donnell. ***PHOTO1*** If anyone had any lingering reservations about Donnell's potential, it was probably because they hadn't seen enough of him in his three-year...

As First Quarter of NFL Season Comes to a Close, Eli Manning is Leading Giants Resurgence
September 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Believe it or not, the first quarter of the 2014 New York Giants NFL season is already over. To most, it feels like it’s just begun. To a certain breed however, every ping, every hit, every verbal barb, and every loss has been felt. It counts. ***PHOTO1*** Without making an outright full...

Giants’ Victor Cruz: Eli Manning Running for a TD is Like Seeing a UFO or Unicorn
September 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning high-stepped into the endzone from one-yard out on Thursday night against the Washington Redskins, it was only fifth time in his 11-year NFL career that he scored a touchdown on the ground. In fact, it's such a rarity that wide receiver Victor Cruz...

New York Giants Offense Continues to Improve; Preseason Weakness Becoming a Strength
September 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants offense has continued to improve every week since the start of the season. But it wasn't too long ago that the Giants were being blown out on Monday Night Football against the Detroit Lions. It also wasn’t too long ago that Giants fans were blaming quarterback...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 4
September 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 32.1 Points Last Week: 17.26 Points Eli Manning, riding on the...

New York Giants not Happy Over Rueben Randle Touchdown Turned Interception
September 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle had the ball secure, two feet were down and he turned upfield for the touchdown. At least that's how it appeared to nearly everyone watching. But as Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather made the hit and dislodged the ball that had already crossed...

Following Huge Win, New York Giants QB Eli Manning Takes a Moment to Honor Derek Jeter
September 26th, 2014 at 7:55 AM
As New York Yankees short stop Derek Jeter came to the plate in the bottom of the 9th inning -- his final game in the Bronx prior to retirement -- it seemed almost inevitable that it would end with a walkoff. And when it did, all anyone could do is...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Says He’s “Feeling as Good as Ever”
September 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While Odell Beckham Jr. is not going to play tonight for the New York Giants against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, but the likelihood of him playing in 11 days time against the Atlanta Falcons is slowly increasing by the day. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' No. 1 draft pick in the 2014...

New York Giants’ Offensive Line Slowly Becoming a Team Strength
September 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The offensive line -- many have considered this the Achilles' Heel of the New York Giants over the years. But an aging offensive line has been phased out this year in favor of younger talent and experienced free agents. Unfortunately, injuries to prized free agent acquisition guard Geoff Schwartz and...

New York Giants Sign WR Juron Criner to Practice Squad; Release WR L’Damian Washington
September 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Giants made another roster move to potentially bolster their wide receiver depth on the team. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have added former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Juron Criner to their practice squad and, in a corresponding move, have terminated the contract of wide receiver L'Damian Washington. Criner is...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr., Devon Kennard Out Vs. Redskins; Jon Beason Doubtful
September 24th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final injury report prior to Thursday's game against the Washington Redskins, and for the most part, there were precious few surprises. As expected, both wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring) and linebacker Devon Kennard (hamstring) have been ruled out. ***PHOTO1*** The sole unexpected designation comes by...