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New York Giants’ David Wilson Expects to Be Cleared for OTA’s Next Month
April 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's been a tale of two stories for New York Giants running back David Wilson this offseason as he recovers from neck surgery. ***VIDEO1*** On one side, the team has been very hesitant to think that he will even be a factor on the team and contribute at all, which is why...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: How Will Big Blue Manage Running Back Roles?
April 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, Giants fans! Things will finally begin to pickup today as the New York Giants' offseason program gets underway. So, with that in mind, kick back, relax and enjoy your coffee over the following morning storylines. And then, of course, stick around for any and all news out of...

New York Giants RB Andre Brown to Meet with Houston Texans on Monday
April 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Free agency hasn't been too kind to running back Andre Brown (New York Giants), who has received little interest from around the league despite an early visit with the Oakland Raiders. However, that is poised to change on Monday when the former fourth-round pick (2009) meets with the Houston Texans. With...

New York Giants “Counting on” David Wilson to Return in 2014
April 4th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants running back David Wilson and his health have been a major topic of conversation since the 2013 season ended. The former first-round pick, who was expected to lead the Giants for many years to come, has been hampered with inconsistency and some major health concerns. And following...

New York Giants Have Expressed Interest in Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson: Report
April 3rd, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The New York Giants may have signed Rashad Jennings earlier in free agency, but should the Tennessee Titans ultimately release running back Chris Johnson, you can expect the Giants to be among the teams who pursue him, reports Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1. ***PHOTO1*** As Garafolo notes, the Giants previously inquired...

Tom Coughlin Expresses Optimism on David Wilson Playing for New York Giants in 2014
March 27th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
At one time, it looked like David Wilson's NFL career was in serious jeopardy following a spinal stenosis injury suffered back in Week 5 of last season; an injury that has claimed the careers of many athletes all over the sport. Yet, Wilson was determined to make it back. Wilson had...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings May Be Ideal Solution at Running Back
March 14th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
As the first wave of free agency began Tuesday, the New York Giants made three quick acquisitions to address two key weaknesses coming into the 2014 season. The Giants bolstered their offensive line with the signing of Geoff Schwarz and their running game by agreeing to terms with Rashad Jennings....

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings: “I’m with the Team That Wanted Me”
March 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On the very first day of free agency, the New York Giants addressed a need at running back when they agreed to terms with former Oakland Raiders running back Rashad Jennings. Jennings was the one who broke the news himself on Twitter when he announced that he was flying into...

Oakland Raiders Interested in New York Giants RB Andre Brown
March 12th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants decided to drastically alter their running back situation for the 2014 season when they re-signed Peyton Hillis and, on Wednesday, will wrap up their deal with newly acquired back Rashard Jennings from the Oakland Raiders. Plus, pending his health, they also have David Wilson, who is...

New York Giants, Running Back Rashad Jennings Agree to Terms on Contract
March 11th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
The New York Giants continued their hot start to free agency on Tuesday, agreeing to terms with running back Rashad Jennings (Oakland Raiders) who is on his way to East Rutherford to "sign on the dotted line." ***PHOTO1*** Terms of the deal between the Giants and Jennings were not disclosed as of...

New York Giants Will Re-Sign Running Back Peyton Hillis: Report
March 11th, 2014 at 9:20 AM
The New York Giants are likely to land a running back on day one of free agency, but that will not yet come in the form of a new face. While the team will likely target an additional running back or two, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News...

If Released by Tennessee Titans, Might Chris Johnson Also Enter the Fray for New York Giants?
March 10th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The Chris Johnson/Tennessee Titans marriage is likely over after six years, especially since the news came down this weekend that the team will now look to trade the star running back this offseason. Considering he will make $8 million in 2014, $8 million in 2015 and $7 million in 2016, there's...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Ben Tate, RB
March 9th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Most fans of the New York Giants have already heard the name Ben Tate when it comes to free agency considering he's been one of the most talked about names mentioned for the last two months. The 25-year-old running back put on the best possible audition possible for himself in 2013...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Donald Brown, RB
March 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The running back position has gotten a lot of attention with free agency looming around the corner, mostly because there's a lot of question marks surrounding it for the New York Giants. Brandon Jacobs retired, Andre Brown and Peyton Hillis are free agents and David Wilson is recovering from neck surgery...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Rashad Jennings, RB
March 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are very hopeful that David Wilson's neck injury --suffered last season -- is a thing of the past and that he is on the road to recovery and hopefully, back on a football field for 2014. But the tricky thing with neck injury and surgeries, especially...

“Clean Slate” New York Giants Offense Will Be Fundamentally Fixed, Tailored Around Eli Manning
February 27th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
What's done is done. That's the approach New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo plans to take as he enters his first year with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Whatever it was that happened in 2013, whatever it was that led to Eli Manning's career-high 27 interceptions and whatever happened under the guidance of...

New York Giants Won’t Rule Out Bringing Back Ahmad Bradshaw
February 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago, the New York Giants said they would not rule out bringing back Brandon Jacobs. Although it didn't happen as quickly as some expected it to, B-Jac did, eventually, find his way back into the Giants' locker-room. Fast forward to Saturday, and General Manager Jerry Reese sang...

New York Giants David Wilson Expected to Be Ready for Training Camp
February 20th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Less than a week ago, it was reported that New York Giants running back David Wilson was recovering well from a fusion of his vertebrae to repair a herniated disc and had already begun to lift weights. The report indicated that Wilson would, in fact, be ready for the regular...

Could James Starks Be a Good Fit for New York Giants’ Running Back Rotation?
February 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Earlier in the week, rumors suggested that the New York Giants had been eyeing Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno as free agency quickly approaches. While Eli Manning could probably swindle Peyton Manning into putting in a good word for the team, Moreno is just one of many options that...

New York Giants RB David Wilson Lights Hand on Fire, Posts Video on Instagram
February 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants running back David Wilson is no stranger to posting bizarre things on Instagram. Like most who use the social media service, Wilson seems to find comedic value in posting over-the-top videos and pictures that get people talking and speculating. Recently, he even posted a post-surgery photo of...