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New York Giants RB Andre Williams Making a Big Impression Early in Camp
July 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
If you're among the group of fans who feel head coach Tom Coughlin is too tough on rookies and doesn't let them see the field quickly enough, it would appear as if you're now in luck. Only a few short practices into training camp and it's become abundantly obvious that...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Given the “All Clear” Following Monday CT Scan
July 21st, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants running back David Wilson (neck) has finally been given the all clear, tweeting that he has received the medical thumbs up from his doctor's following a Monday morning CT scan. ***VIDEO1*** ***PHOTO1*** The news is not entirely unexpected, as optimism around the Giants had grown in recent weeks and months,...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara: All Signs Point to David Wilson Being Medically Cleared
July 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Reiterating what many others have said in recent weeks, New York Giants co-owner John Mara confirmed on Thursday during an event for the East Rutherford YMCA that running back David Wilson (neck) is expected to be medically cleared in time for the start of training camp on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** "We expect him...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Running Backs
July 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

New York Giants Keeping Close Eye on SMU RB Traylon Shead Ahead of Supplemental Draft
July 8th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although the New York Giants appear to have a packed house at the running back position, they were one of nine teams on hand to watch SMU running back Traylon Shead during his Pro Day on July 2nd, reports The Star-Ledger. ***VIDEO1*** The 6'2'', 225 lbs. Shead, who was the 16th-ranked running...

New York Giants Backfield Outlook: Running Back Rashad Jennings
July 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
In the twenty-first century where the immediate information age is profoundly being utilized by just about everyone and the main goal is “who’s right?” in a sea of negativity and opinions, there are some that use their platform for the rare positive purpose. The New York Giants have quite a...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Can Rashad Jennings Be Glue for Big Blue?
July 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! And Happy Independence Day to you as well! As you gear up for friends, family, parties and fireworks, we offer you the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. Enjoy! ***VIDEO1*** Can Rashad Jennings Be the Glue That Holds Giants' Offense Together? When it comes to...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Realistic Expectations for Odell Beckham Jr.?
June 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans and welcome to the weekend! We're one more days closer to the start of training camp, and in order to help you pass some time, we offer you the following headlines to enjoy over your first weekend coffee. ***VIDEO1*** New York Giants Expect Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to...

New York Giants Remain Optimistic That David Wilson Will Be Medically Cleared for Training Camp
June 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
July 21st remains the key date for New York Giants running back David Wilson. That's when he'll undergo additional tests on his neck to determine whether or not he'll be medically cleared to return to football. And while he has absolutely no desire to continue talking about it, General Manager...

New York Giants Excited About Andre Williams, but Working to Make Him More Well-Rounded
June 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have a lot of work to do in order to improve their 29th-ranked running game from a year ago, and although much of that onus will fall on the shoulders of Rashad Jennings, he's not the only new weapon the Giants have added this offseason. With...

Giants’ Peyton Hillis Has Been Sidelined with Muscle Strain; Determined to Make Impact in 2014
June 13th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Running back Peyton Hillis reported to the New York Giants in tremendous shape -- perhaps the best shape of his entire career. It was enough to draw praise from head coach Tom Coughlin, but not enough to prevent him from being sidelined with an early injury. ***VIDEO1*** Hillis suffered a "muscle strain"...

Ex-Cowboys Executive Gil Brandt: Andre Williams Can Have Major Impact for New York Giants in 2014
June 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants running game was seen a major weakness in 2013 and one that was a bit of a carousel of personnel due to injuries, which may have lead to the unproductiveness at the position. ***VIDEO1*** Gone are Andre Brown, Da'Rel Scott and Brandon Jacobs; who have left via free...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings: Odell Beckham Jr. “Flashes” Like DeSean Jackson
June 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
A lot will change for the New York Giants in 2014, including an entirely new offense, plenty of free agent additions and several impact rookies. One of those changes comes by way of running back Rashad Jennings, who is poised to take over as the starting running back -- his...

Dr. Russell Warren: New York Giants RB David Wilson Has Made “Significant Progress”
June 5th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Wednesday, June 4th was supposed to be a big day for New York Giants running back David Wilson. Although nothing was guaranteed, he had been feeling good, practicing with the team and fully expected to be medically cleared for contact. ***VIDEO1*** That did not happen and, instead, Wilson had to endure the...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Did not Receive News He Hoped for; not Yet Medically Cleared
June 4th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
New York Giants running back David Wilson admitted late last month that whatever happened next for him and his career was no longer within his control; that he would simply pray for good news when he underwent an early June MRI. ***VIDEO1*** "It’s out of your hands at that point. I’m just...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings May Be a 2014 Fantasy Draft Bargain
May 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
In recent days and weeks, projections for the upcoming fantasy football season have been kicked into high gear. As the diehards and cyber General Managers begin to prepare their 2014 draft strategies, fantasy experts over at NFL Network have also begun adding their two cents. And included among their list...

New York Giants’ David Wilson to Have MRI on June 4th; “Praying” He Receives Good News
May 30th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants running back David Wilson may be participating in the team's non-contact drills, fielding punts and working out with his teammates, but he's still not cleared to take an actual hit just yet -- and it's still not something that's guaranteed. However, he'll have a better idea of...

New York Giants’ David Wilson, Will Hill Practice on First Two Days of OTAs
May 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The big news from the first day of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) was that quarterback Eli Manning (ankle) returned to the field far sooner than expected, but he wasn't alone. In addition to Easy-E hitting the field for Big Blue, running back David Wilson also took part in the non-contact...

Four New York Giants Crack RotoWorld’s Top 150 Fantasy Players for 2014 List
May 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although NFL training camps are still about two months away, hardcore fantasy football players are beginning to gear up for the season ahead. As such, some of the fantasy football analysts have gotten work on some early projections, and in the first post-Draft Top 150 breakdown courtesy of RotoWorld, four...

David Wilson’s New York Giants Career Still in Jeopardy Due to Neck Injury?
May 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In recent days, there's been much discussion about the New York Giants potentially returning their ground attack to the three-headed monster of old. After all, the team still has David Wilson and have added Rashad Jennings via free agency and Andre Williams via the 2014 NFL Draft. As such, and...