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New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings a Finalist for 2016 Byron “Whizzer” White Award
February 1st, 2016 at 3:55 PM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings, who has helped underprivileged youths through his foundation for the past several years, has been named a finalist for the 2016 Byron "Whizzer" White award. The award is the highest given by the NFL Players Association and annually recognizes players who go above...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Offers High Praise for Head Coach Ben McAdoo
January 29th, 2016 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning said earlier this week that he felt the team was "close" to returning to their former glory, and while meeting with the media on Thursday, running back Rashad Jennings shared similar sentiments. ***PHOTO1*** More specifically, Jennings feels the Giants are "close" because they didn't really blow...

New York Giants RB Rashad Jennings Named FedEx Ground Player of the Week
January 7th, 2016 at 3:55 PM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings has been named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week for his performance against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 17. Jennings rushed for 170 yards on 27 carries (6.3 avg.) and a touchdown in the Giants' 35-30 loss to Philadelphia. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO3*** ***PHOTO2*** Jennings capped the season...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Feels His Best Football is Ahead of Him
January 1st, 2016 at 7:00 AM
After the first 12 games of the 2015 regular season, New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings had compiled only 431 rushing yards and had been averaging under 4.0 yards per carry. Needless to say, those weren't the kind of numbers General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. were hoping for when...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Wins PFWA’s George Young Good Guy Award
December 31st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
This past week, New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was the winner of the 15th Annual George Young Good Guy Award from the Pro Football Writers of America, an award given out to by the beat writers associated with covering the team year round and are also members of the...

New York Giants’ Offense Fizzles Without WR Odell Beckham Jr. in Uniform
December 28th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants have a stellar passing game thanks to a special player in wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and quarterback Eli Manning. But on Sunday night, with Beckham serving a one-game suspension for violating the NFL's game safety rules, the Giants were lost on offense against the Minnesota...

With Odell Beckham Jr. Out, the New York Giants May Lean on the Running Game
December 26th, 2015 at 7:55 AM
The 2015 New York Giants are not the "smash-mouth" Giants of the 1980's nor do they remind anyone of "Earth, Wind and Fire" days of the past decade. With only three 100-yard rushing games over the first 15 weeks this season, the Giants have become reliant on QB Eli Manning...

New York Giants Week 15 “What to Watch for” List: Closing in on 700th Victory
December 20th, 2015 at 9:55 AM
The New York Giants face the undefeated Carolina Panthers today at MetLife Stadium, hoping to even their record at 7-7 with a victory. There's much more to watch than the game, however. Several Giants are closing in individual achievements and milestones. ***PHOTO1*** Here are some statistical milestones the Giants can either achieve...

Despite Strong Showing from Rashad Jennings, New York Giants Sticking with Backfield by Committee
December 17th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings had a solid game on Monday night vs the Miami Dolphins with 81 yards rushing on 22 carries and two receptions for 21 yards. Yet, head coach Tom Coughlin is sticking to the four-man rotation the team has used at running back most...

New York Giants Have an Opportunity to Get Running Game Going Vs Miami Dolphins
December 14th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants, who have only rushed for 100 yards twice this season, have a golden opportunity Monday night to get their sluggish running game on track against the Miami Dolphins' 31st ranked rush defense. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are averaging just 88.1 yards per game on the ground, 29th in the...