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New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Hasn’t Received Medical Clearance; Out Vs. Redskins: Report
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:55 PM
Earlier in the day, it had been reported by Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports that Odell Beckham Jr. was "fully expected" to play for the New York Giants on Thursday night at FedEx Field against the Washington Redskins. ***PHOTO1*** However, there are reports that are disputing La Canfora's story. Jordan Raanan...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Expected to Play Against Washington Redskins: Report
September 22nd, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. hasn't taken a practice snap in several weeks and has only a handful under his belt dating all the way back to the start of Organized Team Activities (OTAs), but Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports he'll likely suit up for Thursday's game...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: 1st Win of Season Takes Huge Weight Off Our Shoulders
September 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Heading into Week 3, the one thing the New York Giants were desperately trying to avoid was going 0-3, just like they did one year ago. Fortunately for them, there were able to do just that with a decisive win over the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** Instead of laying an egg, the Giants...

Preston Parker Will Take Over as No. 3 Wide Receiver for New York Giants
September 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The injury to wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (mid-foot sprain) is forcing the New York Giants to once again improvise. And the announcement was made on Wednesday that receiver Preston Parker will take over the coveted No. 3 spot on the receiving depth chart. ***PHOTO1*** Jernigan has been placed on season-ending injured reserve...

Despite Improvements, New York Giants Offense Still Needs Some Work
September 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Let's get to numbers right off the bat here. In the first two games of the season, the New York Giants have combined for 134 rushing yards, which amounts to 67 rushing yards per game. That rushing total ranks the Giants at 29th in the NFL. As the rushing attack...

New York Giants Place Walter Thurmond III, Jerrel Jernigan on IR; Make 6 Other Roster Moves
September 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Tuesday that they've made multiple roster moves, including the placement of cornerback Walter Thurmond III (pec) and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (foot) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). ***PHOTO1*** Both Thurmond and Jernigan were injured in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, with Thurmond suffering a...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin to His Receivers: “Catch the Ball; That’s What You’re Paid For”
September 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 0-2 New York Giants have no shortage of reasons as to why they've struggled to such a great degree to start the season. You could point to the turnover on the offensive coaching staff, Ben McAdoo's new West Coast-style offense, the seemingly endless new faces on both sides of...

New York Giants’ Jerrel Jernigan Suffers Mid-Foot Sprain; Will Need Further Evaluation
September 15th, 2014 at 3:25 PM
The injuries seemed to pile up for the New York Giants during Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. Walter Thurmond III is now out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle, Jon Beason re-injured his foot and now Jerrel Jernigan is dealing with injuries as...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz on Hearing the Boos: “I Couldn’t Care Less”
September 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants dropped five passes in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals and have now gone over 10 drops on the season. Leading the way has been wide receiver and team captain, Victor Cruz, who dropped two more passes in Week 2 (bringing his total to four)...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Gives ’50-50′ Chance He Plays in Week 3 Vs. Texans
September 14th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Thus far, it's been a wait-and-see game with New York Giants first-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. and his lingering hamstring issues. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham missed all five games of the Giants preseason with the hamstring injury, which then carried into the regular season and knocked him out for Week 1 against the...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington, a Non-Combine Rookie, Signs Deals with Nike, Topps
September 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Wide receiver Corey Washington did not receive an NFL Combine invite, went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft and was later waived by the Arizona Cardinals after being signed as an undrafted rookie free agent. But that's when things turned around for the 6'4'' receiver out of Division II Newberry...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Feels Good, but Still No Timetable for Return
September 12th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Now that we are into the regular season, we have yet to see Odell Beckham Jr. play in an actual game for the New York Giants. He didn't play in any of the team's five preseason games and missed the opener this past Monday against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham did take...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Success Will Come When I Receive More Targets
September 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Prior to taking off for Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment on Tuesday night, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took some time to address the media and field questions about Monday's 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions. And while he claims there's no panic in Big...

New York Giants: 3 Realities Fans Must Accept Following 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Week 1 of the 2014 regular season has come and gone, but for the New York Giants and their fans, it seems eerily similar to Week 1 of the 2013 season. And while anything can change over the course of the next 16 weeks, there's no denying that Big Blue...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz to Possibly Unveil New Touchdown Dance on Monday Vs. Lions
September 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Ever since his emergence into the league in 2011, Victor Cruz's signature touchdown dance for the last three seasons has been the salsa; which is in tribute to his late grandmother. ***PHOTO1*** Fans of the New York Giants have all done the salsa at one time or another, whether it's to celebrate...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Feels Eli Manning-to-Rueben Randle Connection Will Be Just Fine
September 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Over the last two years, one of the things that has New York Giants fans worried all over is the extreme disconnect on plays between quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Rueben Randle. ***PHOTO1*** Last season, Randle's miscommunication and not on the same page with Manning was the result of seven interceptions;...

Jon Gruden not Sold on New-Look New York Giants Offense; Believes It Lacks Proper Personnel
September 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Jon Gruden knows a thing or two when it comes to spotting talent in the NFL. After all, he was an extremely successful head coach with the Oakland Raiders, a Super Bowl winning head coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and now, the co-host of Monday Night Football on ESPN. ***PHOTO1*** Usually...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Plays “Fantasy SportsCenter” in New ESPN Commercial: Video
September 3rd, 2014 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is no stranger to television commercials, having become most well-known for his work with former NFL head coach Bill Cowher and Time Warner Cable. And while he's no Eli Manning in terms of comedic entertainment, he's got a little something to offer in...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr: Tom Coughlin Told Me to Take Time, Heal Hamstring Injury
September 2nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
With New York Giants first round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. missing practice on Monday, the growing feeling was that the team's first round draft pick would likely not be ready to play for the team's opening game of the regular season this coming Monday night against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Not...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Calls Week 1 Vs. Detroit Lions a “Must-Win”
September 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
No fan wants to see their team start the season 0-1, let alone 0-6. But that was the story of the 2013 New York Giants. And in the NFL playoff hunt, 10 is the magic number. 10 wins, you’re (usually) in. And if you were the 2013 Jints, an 0-6...