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New York Giants Rookie Odell Beckham Jr. Filling Void Left by Victor Cruz Injury
October 22nd, 2014 at 10:30 AM
Odell Beckham Jr. missed the first four games of his rookie season, but that hasn't stopped him from making an impact for the New York Giants once he was ready to hit the field. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham has 10 catches for 106 yards and three touchdowns in his three games for the Giants....

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Delivers Strong Message to Players: Get Ready, We’re Going to Make a Run
October 21st, 2014 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has long preached the mantra "talk is cheap, play the game" and asked that his players do the same. But on Monday afternoon, just before the team departed and headed out for their bye week, he had an uncharacteristically strong message for them....

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Visited Victor Cruz in Hospital After Sunday Night’s Game
October 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Throughout much of last week, there was a lot of trash talking between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Even after the Eagles 27-0 victory over the Giants, some players like Jason Kelce continued to take shots at the team. ***PHOTO1*** So when the news came down that a member of...

Early 2014 NFL Draft Reexamination: Odell Beckham Jr. Vs. Zack Martin
October 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Back in May, the New York Giants held the No. 12 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and they went to the air with their pick, selecting wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. out of LSU. Many analysts projected that they would instead lean towards the blocking end of the...

Giants’ Victor Cruz Suffered No Additional Damage to Knee; Has “No Doubt” He’ll Return in 2015
October 17th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
For the first time since suffering a torn patella tendon in a 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz spoke with the media on Friday. And while he admitted to being "down in the dumps," he said he feels more than...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Speaks for First Time Since Injury; Thanks Fans for Support: Video
October 17th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It took New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz a few days to wrap his mind around everything that had happened -- days where he fell completely silent. He didn't speak to his coaches, he didn't speak to his teammates and he stayed off social media. But on Thursday, Cruz...

Giants Have not Ruled Out Odell Beckham Jr. in the Slot; Rookie Ready to Fill Void
October 15th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
It wasn’t long after the New York Giants' Sunday loss to the Philadelphia Eagles that they realized they would need to start preparing for life without wide receiver Victor Cruz. Cruz was carted off Sunday night after going down with a non-contact knee injury (torn patella tendon) and, on Monday,...

As Depth at Wide Receiver Thins for New York Giants, Will Corey Washington See Larger Role?
October 15th, 2014 at 6:50 AM
Victor Cruz's season-ending knee injury has the New York Giants going back to the drawing board. Big Blue had put a lot of trust into their undrafted acquisition from UMass in 2010 ever since his breakout season of 2011. So now that he is shut down for the rest of...

New York Giants Sign WR Kevin Ogletree; Place Victor Cruz, Trumaine McBride on Season-Ending IR
October 14th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants hosted a few workouts with a couple of wide receivers; the notable one being former Dallas Cowboys wide out Kevin Ogletree. ***PHOTO1*** Later that night, with less than five days until the Giants travel down to Arlington and play the same red-hot Cowboys at AT&T Stadium,...

New York Giants not Willing to Trade Draft Pick and Assume Mike Williams’ Salary: Report
October 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the season-ending knee injury to Victor Cruz during their 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday, the New York Giants find themselves in need of help at the wide receiver position. ***PHOTO1*** Jerrel Jernigan is on season-ending injured reserve (IR), as were Mario Manningham and Trindon Holliday until they...

New York Giants Have “Some” Interest in Mike Williams: Report
October 14th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Wide receiver Mike Williams has requested a trade from the Buffalo Bills and, as fate would have it, the New York Giants are in need of a new wideout now that Victor Cruz has been lost for the year with a torn patella tendon. And while it seemed like a...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Underwent Successful Surgery for Torn Patellar Tendon in Knee
October 13th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
After tearing his torn patellar tendon in his right knee on Sunday night during the New York Giants 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the foregone conclusion was that Victor Cruz would be forced to miss the rest of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Cruz stayed overnight in a local Philadelphia hospital to...

Severe Knee Injury not Likely to End Victor Cruz’s New York Giants Career, But…
October 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a patella tear during a 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night, there was an immediate concern over his long-term prognosis. And while specific details of his injury have not yet been released by the Giants, it...

New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles Players React to Victor Cruz Injury
October 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Despite the seemingly endless trash talk leading up to Sunday night's game between two divisional rivals who truly hate each other, when Victor Cruz went down with a torn patellar tendon in his knee, both the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles put their difference aside and came together in...

Mike Missanelli of ESPN 950 Philadelphia Mocks Victor Cruz Following Knee Injury
October 13th, 2014 at 1:41 AM
You want to talk about rubbing salt on an open wound, one Philadelphia radio host did just that on Sunday night when he decided to stoop to a new low. ***PHOTO1*** After Victor Cruz went down, likely for the season, with a torn patellar tendon in his knee, Mike Missanelli of ESPN...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Out for 2014 Season with Torn Patellar Tendon in Knee
October 13th, 2014 at 12:27 AM
On Sunday night, the New York Giants lost more than just an NFC matchup to the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field; they've lost their best wide receiver on the team to a crushing injury. ***PHOTO1*** Victor Cruz tried to haul in a touchdown pass on a fourth down play, but when...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Likely to Get Some Opportunities in the Return Game
October 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It didn’t take long for Odell Beckham Jr. to get his first NFL touchdown, scoring in his very first NFL game. Now, this week, the New York Giants are already thinking of ways to get the speedster more touches. And although offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said they would ease the...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara: Philadelphia Eagles Really Miss DeSean Jackson
October 9th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Despite the fact that they are 4-1 this season and in a tie for first place in the NFC East, the Philadelphia Eagles offense doesn't quite have the same draw to it. ***PHOTO1*** At least, that's how New York Giants starting cornerback Prince Amukamara sees them on the film and on the...

Chip Kelly: Philadelphia Eagles were ‘Very High’ on Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. in NFL Draft
October 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants finally got to show the football world why they drafted Odell Beckham Jr. with their 12th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft as he scored a go-ahead touchdown in his debut for the team this last Sunday in the team's 30-20 win. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham will now look...

Giants’ Eli Manning to Odell Beckham: Stay Humble, We’ve Got a Lot of Work to Do
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In his 10 years as the starting quarterback of the New York Giants, Eli Manning has seen quite a few wide receivers come and go from the team. ***PHOTO1*** From Amani Toomer to Plaxico Burress to Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham, Steve Smith and Victor Cruz, Manning has had a lot of different...