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New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Odell Beckham Jr. Admires Tyrann Mathieu
January 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! The NFL Pro Bowl is finally upon us, and while many no longer take an interest in the game itself, it does represent the final opportunity to see rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. this year. Of course, by contrast, it also represents the...

ESPN’s Mel Kiper Re-Grades the 2014 NFL Draft, Gives New York Giants an “A”
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On May 11, 2014, one day after the 2014 NFL Draft concluded, ESPN's draft expert, Mel Kiper, weighed in his opinion on how each team did in the draft. In a draft that saw the New York Giants draft seven players that included Weston Richburg, Andre Williams, Devon Kennard and...

Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Looks Forward to Taking on Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. at Pro Bowl
January 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has legions of fans across the country, but some of those admirers are the very same athletes he competes against each week during the regular season. In fact, some of them are the very same Pro Bowlers he'll be playing alongside and...

Geoff Schwartz: No Doubt New York Giants Will Extend Eli Manning’s Contract
January 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It's no secret that Eli Manning is coming off perhaps the best season of his professional career at 33-years-old during the 2014 season. 4,410 yards, 30 touchdown passes to just 14 interceptions and a 63.1 percent completion percentage; a career high. ***PHOTO1*** The now 34-year-old Manning is also heading into the final...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named Sporting News Rookie of the Year
January 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. prepares to play in his very first NFL Pro Bowl, more and more awards continue to be added to his resume. His latest comes by way of the Sporting News, who have named Beckham Jr. their NFL Rookie of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** The...

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...

New York Giants Focusing on Needs Along Offensive Line; May Add Two or More Linemen
January 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
A year after making significant changes along their offensive line, the New York Giants once again find themselves in a position where further changes are needed. And they know it. ***PHOTO1*** While in attendance at Senior Bowl practice earlier this week, Giants General Manager Jerry Reese was speaking openly about the team's...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Selected for Michael Irvin’s Team for 2015 NFL Pro Bowl
January 21st, 2015 at 9:30 PM
When the initial Pro Bowl rosters were announced, Odell Beckham Jr. was listed as an alternate. On Thursday night in the Pro Bowl Draft, the New York Giants rookie wide receiver was one of the first people taken off the board -- fourth overall, in fact. ***PHOTO1*** “It’s crazy re-living that little...

Four New York Giants Named to Pro Football Focus All-NFC East Team
January 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Wednesday, Odell Beckham Jr. continued to pile up the awards on what was a tremendous rookie campaign in 2014, as Pro Football Focus named him to the 2014 All-NFC East team. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. was named to the wide receivers section of the team along with Dez Bryant of the Dallas...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Leads All Non-Quarterbacks in NFL Jersey Sales
January 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
NFL quarterbacks always top the list in jersey sales -- that's just the nature of the business. But New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is still hot on their trails, as ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell revealed on Tuesday that OBJ leads all non-quarterbacks in jersey...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz on Deflate-Gate: “It’s Ridiculous”
January 21st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The NFL has found that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game were under-inflated by at least two pounds per square inch less than what's required by league regulations. However, NFL representatives still refuse to comment on the clear violation. ***PHOTO1*** "We are...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Potential Impact of an Eli Manning Extension?
January 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! While most focus around the football world is zeroed in on the upcoming Senior Bowl and then, obviously, the Super Bowl, there have still been a few interesting Giants-related stories to hit the presses. ***PHOTO1*** Among them is a new chapter in the Eric Inselberg case,...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Wins NFL Now’s Play of the Year Award
January 19th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The awards continue to pile up for New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who has now been awarded with NFL Now's Play of the Year for his one-handed touchdown catch against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 12. ***PHOTO1*** However, this latest accolade was made even more interesting given that...

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 Could Move Justin Pugh to Guard If Team Acquires Dynamic Right Tackle
January 15th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Justin Pugh has been very clear about his desires to remain the right tackle for the New York Giants. It's where he played in college at the University of Syracuse, it's the position the Giants drafted him to play two years ago and, since the 2013 season, it's the only...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Admits to Having Sammy Watkins Ahead of Odell Beckham Jr. on Draft Board
January 14th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The buzz of the rookie season that New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had in 2014 continues to be talked about; especially with his being elected by the Pro Football Writers Association of America as the 2014 Offensive Rookie of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** 91 catches, 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns,...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named PFWA NFL Rookie of the Year, Plus Other Honors
January 14th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. received three honors from the Pro Football Writers of America on Tuesday, being named NFL Rookie of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year and to the 2014 All-Rookie Team -- we here at Giants 101 cast our votes for him in...

New York Giants Sign Emmett Cleary, Trevin Wade to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 14th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
The New York Giants continued adding to their tally of post-season additions on Tuesday, signing both offensive lineman Emmett Cleary and cornerback Trevin Wade to Reserve/Futures contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Wade, who was originally a seventh-round pick of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft, spent the past two seasons as a member...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named Pro Football Focus’ Offensive Rookie of the Year
January 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
While Odell Beckham Jr. has yet to be named the official NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year for the 2014 season, the New York Giants rookie wide receiver is getting named the Offensive Rookie of the Year from other places. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, Pro Football Focus, who had already named Beckham Jr....

Giants’ Eli Manning, Phil Simms Credited with Two of the “Most Clutch” Playoff Performances in History
January 12th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
In a Top 10 list conducted by NFL Now, New York Giants quarterbacks Eli Manning and Phil Simms were each named as two of the ten top clutch playoff performances in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** Bucky Brooks and Elliot Harrison of NFL Now’s “The Ranking Show” took football fans through their list of...