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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...

Giants’ Andre Williams Out to Show Ben McAdoo was Right for Having Patience in Him
May 25th, 2016 at 1:48 PM
People have been down on Andre Williams over the last year or so and wonder if the New York Giants drafting of Paul Perkins in the 2016 NFL Draft was a signal of the team potentially ready to move on from him if he doesn't get things straightened out. ***PHOTO1*** However, despite...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings on Abundance of Running Backs: “We’ll Have as Many as Needed”
May 11th, 2016 at 11:11 AM
Before the offseason started, the New York Giants running back depth chart was pretty full with Rashad Jennings, Andre Williams, Shane Vereen and Orleans Darkwa. ***PHOTO1*** Then the Giants signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Bobby Rainey, which made five and that was heading into the NFL Draft. Then in the...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Believes Paul Perkins is a “Three-Down Player”
May 1st, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Perhaps one of the most interesting selections on Day 3 of the NFL Draft came when the New York Giants drafted UCLA running back Paul Perkins in the fifth-round. ***PHOTO1*** Opinions on Perkins vary greatly. Some experts believe he was among the best running backs available in the Draft, while others feel...

2016 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select UCLA RB Paul Perkins
April 30th, 2016 at 2:25 PM
With their fifth-round pick (No. 149 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, as announced by former wide receiver David Tyree, the New York Giants select UCLA running back Paul Perkins. ***PHOTO1*** The selection of Perkins raises some eyebrows given how much the Giants have invested at the position in recent years, but...

New York Giants RB Orleans Darkwa Has Fractured Tibia, Out One Month: Report
April 27th, 2016 at 8:30 AM
It's only April, but already the New York Giants are dealing with injuries -- and potentially serious injuries at that. As the team opened their voluntary three-day mini-camp on Tuesday, they did so without running back Orleans Darkwa, who is sidelined due to a small fracture in his tibia, reports The...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Rashad Jennings Welcomes Running Back Competition
April 24th, 2016 at 8:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We've returned to a brief dead period after the fun of pre-2016 NFL Draft press conferences, but again, this lull is likely to be short-lived. Big Blue returns on Tuesday with voluntary mini-camp on both Tuesday and Wednesday, which will be followed by the...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Thinks New Strength Program Will “Absolutely” Reduce Injuries
April 22nd, 2016 at 9:00 AM
In recent days and weeks, we've all been granted an inside look into the New York Giants' brand new strength and conditioning program under Aaron Wellman. What's been revealed is that the team will now focus heavily on maximizing speed, strength and power, while also aiming to reduce stress and...

Bobby Rainey May Provide Unexpected Boost to New York Giants’ Backfield
April 16th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
For the third consecutive offseason, the New York Giants went out and found themselves a new running back via free agency. ***PHOTO1*** First in 2014, it was Rashad Jennings who signed a four-year deal with Big Blue. In 2015, the Giants signed a different type of back in the pass catching Shane...