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New York Giants’ Peyton Hillis Approaching Final Preseason Game with a Rookie’s Mindset
August 28th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Ask any New York Giants fan who they would like to see Big Blue keep as their week one running backs, and you may hear a series of different answers. But despite running back Peyton Hillis being injured since August 6th, there are still many fans that would like to...

New York Jets Still Talking About New York Giants; Sheldon Richardson Calls Andre Williams “Scared”
August 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The 2014 MetLife Bowl is now nothing more than a mere memory, and although the Snoopy Trophy currently resides at the New York Giants facilities in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the scorned New York Jets aren't done talking just yet. ***PHOTO1*** After a full week of relentless chatter leading up to the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Encouraged by the “Progress” on Offense
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may not have been too pretty out of the gate, but the new-look New York Giants offense finally showed a little something during the final 2:00 of the first half on Friday night against the New York Jets, as they proceeded to drive the ball 91-yards down the field,...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Gets Last Laugh After Week of Exchanging Barbs with Rex Ryan
August 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Coming into Friday night's annual MetLife Bowl, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan had taken very specific aim at New York Giants running back Andre Williams, saying the last time he had seen him, he was being "smoked by Clemson" and implying his defense would specifically target Williams on...

Andre Williams’ 4th Quarter Go-Ahead Touchdown Leads New York Giants to 35-24 Win Over Jets
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:16 PM
For over a year, Snoopy was held captive by the New York Jets. After Friday night, he'll find himself on the right side of things following the latest preseason meeting between the New York Giants and the Jets. ***PHOTO1*** The Snoopy we're referring to is the Snoopy trophy the winning team gets...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Responds to Unprovoked Comments of Jets’ Rex Ryan
August 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Earlier in the week, Andre Williams made a public statement about how the New York Giants were the team of New York as opposed to the New York Jets, the team they will see on Friday night when the two clash in the annual preseason MetLife Bowl game. ***PHOTO1*** When Jets head...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan Takes Unprovoked Shot at Giants RB Andre Williams
August 20th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
The rivalry between the New York Giants and New York Jets in general tends to get rather chippy, especially when the two teams meat annually in their preseason MetLife Bowl game. ***PHOTO1*** The rivalry and public shots through the media continued this week, as New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan decided...

David Wilson Hoping to Return to Track and Field Following Premature End to NFL Career
August 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One-time New York Giants first-round pick, David Wilson, may have seen his NFL career cut short due to multiple neck injuries and genetic spinal stenosis, but that does not necessarily mean his entire athletic career has also gone out the window. And while he can't take the risk of absorbing...

New York Giants’ Offense a Work-In-Progress for Passers, a Potential Paradise for Runners
August 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There is significant irony for the New York Giants after three preseason games. We have seen quarterback Eli Manning experience tremendous growing pains while adjusting to this new style of offense that Ben McAdoo is attempting to install here in New York. And while there are two more preseason games...

New York Giants’ Peyton Hillis Expecting to Return to Practice on Monday
August 15th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Peyton Hillis has been out for the New York Giants for the last week due to a foot and ankle injury and will keep him out again on Saturday when the team plays against the Indianapolis Colts. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis though, is starting to feel better from the injuries and told reporters during...

What are the Reasons Behind New York Giants’ Slow Offensive Start?
August 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants offense has been far from the well-oiled machine that many were hoping it would be after last year when the machine was never able to get started. Despite the addition of four new starting offensive linemen, a top pick at wide receiver and a new offensive...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings on 73-Yard Touchdown: You Can Thank Eli Manning for That One
August 11th, 2014 at 6:40 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning made his way to the line, saw something he either didn't like or thought he could exploit, so he audibled into a Rashad Jennings run to the inside. After the snap, guard Brandon Mosley pulled and Jennings was off to the races -- nearly...

New York Giants not Yet Ready to Panic Over Sputtering New-Look Offense
August 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may have won the game, but with the exception of Curtis Painter in the fourth quarter and a huge run by Rashad Jennings early on, their new-look West Coast-style offense took a step back on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** The passing game was essentially non-existent, penalties killed drives and there...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Says One Final Emotional Goodbye: Video
August 6th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
As the New York Giants gathered for media hour on Wednesday, running back David Wilson was the first to take the podium for his very final goodbye. And in typical Wilson fashion, he was very positive, upbeat and even-keeled. And then he wasn't. As his press conference wound down and...

New York Giants’ Peyton Hillis Out “A While” with Ankle Injury
August 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Initially, it looked as if the injury suffered by New York Giants running back Peyton Hillis on Tuesday night was not serious. However, as head coach Tom Coughlin addressed the media on Wednesday, he revealed that it was a lot more serious than anyone had originally realized, adding that the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Hopes Team Uses David Wilson’s Selflessness as Motivation
August 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants had braced themselves for the reality that running back David Wilson may have sustained a career-ending neck injury. Accordingly, when that news finally came, they were somewhat prepared. But no matter how much a certain bit of bad news is expected, actually hearing it brings emotions...

Peyton Hillis Ankle Injury Highlights Larger Questions for New York Giants
August 6th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
New York Giants running back Peyton Hillis left Tuesday’s practice due to a sprained ankle (originally thought to be a hand injury), but he believes he'll return soon. However, the threat of losing Hillis, especially after the loss of David Wilson, is a potentially eye-opening one. ***VIDEO1*** At a position where hits...

New York Giants Sign DE Israel Idonije & TE Jerome Cunningham; Waive DE Kendrick Adams
August 5th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
The New York Giants announced a number of roster moves on Tuesday evening, including the placement of running back David Wilson (neck) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). The team also waived defensive end Kendrick Adams, who was very active in Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills, and have signed veteran...

Current and Former New York Giants Teammates Show Tremendous Support for David Wilson
August 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Relentless optimism wasn't enough for New York Giants running back David Wilson, who was advised to retire from the game of football following an examination of his surgically repaired neck on Monday morning. Despite that, Wilson proceeded with a smile on his face, asking fans not to pity him because...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Advised not to Play Football; Will Be Placed on Season-Ending IR
August 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The news was expected, but it doesn't make it any less painful to bear. The career of New York Giants running back David Wilson has ended. ***VIDEO1*** The Giants announced on Monday afternoon that after visiting with spine specialist, Dr. Frank Cammisa Jr. of the Hospital for Special Surgery, he and team...