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New York Giants Must Rely on Rashad Jennings in Order to Beat Dallas Cowboys
November 20th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
One of the few positives that New York Giants fans are taking out of the 16-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday was that running back Rashad Jennings had recovered from his injury and played a full game without any problems. Now that he's okay, the Giants, in...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Final Drive Blunders: We Should Have Run the Ball
November 17th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With time ticking off the clock, Odell Beckham Jr. made one an incredible catch on the sidelines to set up a first and goal at the four-yard line and what many would thought would be the moment where the New York Giants took the lead and possibly, got a win...

Giants Place Peyton Hillis on Season-Ending IR; Sign Justin Anderson from Practice Squad
November 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Saturday that they have placed running back Peyton Hillis (concussion) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad to the 53-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis, who suffered a concussion in a 38-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10, was...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: We Must Run and Stop the Run; It’s That Simple
November 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has had a lot to talk about as his team prepares to take on the San Francisco 49ers. A lot of this particular talk has had to deal with the nagging injury issues the team has dealt with over the course of this...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Will not Carry “Full Load” Vs. San Francisco 49ers
November 14th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have been without running back Rashad Jennings since he sprained his MCL in a Week 5 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, and to say their running game has suffered in his absence would be an understatement. But the team will receive a welcomed boost on Sunday...

New York Giants Place Michael Cox on Season-Ending IR, Sign RB Orleans Darkwa
November 12th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants announced on Wednesday that they have placed running back Michael Cox (leg) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and signed running back Orleans Darkwa off of the Miami Dolphins' practice squad to replace him. ***PHOTO1*** Darkwa, who signed with the Dolphins as an undrafted rookie free agent earlier this...

New York Giants’ Running Game Likely to Receive Considerable Boost with Return of Rashad Jennings
November 11th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
54 rushing yards is what the New York Giants were able to put up against the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday. On the bright side, the running game did get a touchdown on the day; but a loss is a loss and nothing, not even a touchdown, can disguise the...

New York Giants Expect Rashad Jennings Back Vs. San Francisco 49ers
November 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As the losses have piled up over the past few weeks, the New York Giants have surely missed running back Rashad Jennings. After missing the last four games due to a knee injury, a Jennings return may be just what the doctor ordered for the Giants as they have lost...

New York Giants’ Michael Cox Suffered Fractured Left Leg Vs. Seahawks; Season Likely Over
November 9th, 2014 at 9:45 PM
With the New York Giants running back depth already depleted in the game with Rashad Jennings out with a knee injury and Peyton Hillis leaving the game in the first half due to suffering a concussion, Michael Cox got his chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, but...

New York Giants Rule Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Seahawks; Still Targeting Week 11 Return
November 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The long-awaited return of New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings may be coming soon, but it just won't be this week. ***PHOTO1*** Jennings suffered a knee sprain against the Atlanta Falcons back on Oct. 5 and has not played since then. Though he has been making progress in his recovery process,...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings May Be Out Until Week 11 Vs. San Francisco 49ers
November 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It's been nearly a month since New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings sprained his MCL in a victory over the Atlanta Falcons, and despite the team expressing some optimism that he'd be able to return following the bye week, that has not come to fruition. Rather, Jennings has not...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Cullen Jenkins Out Vs. Colts; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Questionable
November 1st, 2014 at 1:55 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 9 injury report on Saturday afternoon and, to no one's surprise, both running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf) have been ruled out for Monday's game against the Indianapolis Colts. ***PHOTO1*** What everyone had been waiting for however, was the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Rashad Jennings: “He’s not Ready to Go”
October 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants were hopeful that running back Rashad Jennings (knee) would return following the bye week and play against the Indianapolis Colts, but as the team returned to the practice field on Monday, he was not among those participating. ***PHOTO1*** "He's not ready to go," Coughlin said of Jennings, adding...

New York Giants Hoping for Rashad Jennings to Return After Bye Week
October 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The bye week in the NFL is a week off for players that are banged up to get the rest they need to recover and get as close to 100 percent as possible. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants hope that the week off will serve running back Rashad Jennings well. Jennings has missed...

New York Giants Injury Updates on Rashad Jennings, Geoff Schwartz
October 23rd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
The Giants head in to the bye week buried deep in third place of the NFC East 3-4. Several injuries to key players have, among many other reasons, played a part in the Giants performance already this season. After losing two straight games, both of them division games, some fans...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Eyeing Return After Bye Week Vs. Indianapolis Colts
October 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the last two weeks, Rashad Jennings has been out for the New York Giants ever since he sprained the MCL in his knee in a victory against the Atlanta Falcons. It's also not a coincidence that ever since Jennings landed on the sidelines with the injury, the Giants offense...

New York Giants “Hope” Rashad Jennings Can Return Following Bye Week
October 15th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Two weeks ago, New York Giants starting running back Rashad Jennings injured his knee during the teams 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. He missed the team's 27-0 loss against the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday and it looks like he'll miss at least one more week. ***PHOTO1*** Giants head coach Tom...

Rashad Jennings Voted in as New York Giants’ NFLPA Representative
October 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Just how much is Rashad Jennings already respected in the New York Giants locker-room? So much so that he's been voted in as the team's NFLPA representative in his very first year. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants held their elections on Thursday, with linebacker Mark Herzlich -- a member of the NFLPA Executive Committee...

New York Giants Must Embrace “Next Man up” Mentality as They Head into Philadelphia
October 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Two of the main concerns the New York Giants have to deal with and work around for Sunday's all-important game against the Philadelphia Eagles will be the absences of running back Rashad Jennings and linebacker Spencer Paysinger. ***PHOTO1*** Both players went down in last Sunday's 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Jennings...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Spencer Paysinger Out Vs. Eagles; Jon Beason Questionable
October 10th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 6 injury report on Friday afternoon and, to no one's surprise, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) have both been ruled out. ***PHOTO1*** While those two injuries were not a surprise, that doesn't mean the Giants' final practice of the...