Archives

Category: ‘Running Backs’

Giants’ RB Rashad Jennings Unlikely to Play Monday Night
September 29th, 2016 at 10:34 AM
New York Giants lead running back Rashad Jennings is unlikely to play on Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings, per Jordan Raanan of ESPN. ***PHOTO1*** Jennings injured his right thumb in the Giants' Week 2 matchup against the New Orleans Saints and then was ruled inactive in Week 3 against the Washington...

Giants’ RB Shane Vereen Out Indefinitely with Tricep Injury
September 26th, 2016 at 5:44 PM
The New York Giants running back corps just got a little thinner as prominent pass-catching back Shane Vereen will likely be out for the rest of the season with a torn tricep. It is reported that he tore it during Sunday's loss and will need surgery to repair it. ***PHOTO1*** Vereen handled...

Position Preview: New York Giants Running Backs
September 6th, 2016 at 3:36 PM
While the New York Giants had the seventh ranked offense in the NFL in 2015, the running game did not help much. They were ranked 18th in rushing yards in the NFL and only scored five rushing touchdowns the entire year. ***PHOTO1*** The rushing attack was something that the Giants knew they...

New York Giants’ RB Orleans Darkwa is Biggest Beneficiary of Cutdown Day
September 4th, 2016 at 12:21 PM
When the New York Giants finalized their roster on Saturday and waived third-year running back Andre Williams, it came to many as a surprise. Orleans Darkwa became the biggest beneficiary of this move as he now is likely the back up running back behind Rashad Jennings. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants now have...

Is New York Giants RB Orleans Darkwa on the Verge of Being Cut?
August 27th, 2016 at 3:31 PM
In a few weeks, the New York Giants will cut their roster down to 53 players. Giants running back Orleans Darkwa has not gotten many snaps during the preseason and his chances to make the team are getting slimmer by the week. ***PHOTO1*** Through two preseason games, Darkwa has gotten a total...

New York Giants RB Rashad Jennings Expresses Excitement for Saturday’s Game
August 25th, 2016 at 12:00 PM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings said on Wednesday that he is excited at the chance to add more reps in Saturday's game against the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** Jennings said that preseason game number three is typically the game where the first team is out on the field the most...

Giants’ Ben McAdoo to Players at Conclusion of Minicamp: Make Smart Decisions Off the Field
June 17th, 2016 at 8:16 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants wrapped up their three day minicamp at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center and now the players will head towards their summer vacation and plans for the next month and won't have to report back until late July for training camp. ***PHOTO1*** New York Giants head coach...

Paul Perkins Officially Graduates from UCLA, Free to Re-Join New York Giants
June 10th, 2016 at 8:52 AM
For the last month or so, Paul Perkins wasn't able to be in the facilities for the New York Giants and prepare for the 2016 season due to his academic commitments to UCLA. ***PHOTO1*** Because UCLA's final exam schedule didn't end until this month, by rule, Perkins had to finish up his...

Paul Perkins not Allowed at New York Giants Facilities Until UCLA Academic Calendar Year Concludes
May 26th, 2016 at 4:41 PM
Paul Perkins is officially a member of the New York Giants, but because of his academic commitments to college, he's technically not allowed to be a part of the team for another couple of weeks. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are not allowing Perkins to be at the facilities in East Rutherford due to...

USA Today Makes Case for New York Giants to Consider Taking Chance on Texans’ Arian Foster
May 26th, 2016 at 10:15 AM
The New York Giants already have six running backs on their roster; Rashad Jennings, Shane Vereen, Andre Williams, Bobby Rainey, Orleans Darkwa and their latest in Paul Perkins, who was taken in the 2016 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** So even with all of that depth, which could be trimmed down once the Giants...