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New York Giants Awarded Former Buffalo Bills OG Mark Asper Off Waivers
July 29th, 2014 at 12:36 PM
With the retirement of longtime New York Giants starting right guard Chris Snee, there's an opening in the depth chart of their offensive line and Jerry Reese wasted no time in trying to fill that void. ***VIDEO1*** The Giants were awarded offensive guard Mark Asper off waivers on Monday from the Buffalo...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham, Jr. to Miss at Least Another Week with Hamstring Injury
July 29th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
The New York Giants were hoping to get their first round draft pick Odell Beckham, Jr. integrated into the offense this summer during training camp, but it looks like the team will have to wait a little while longer to break out their newest weapon. ***VIDEO1*** Beckham, who has been bothered with...

Seattle Seahawks, Former New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Agree to Deal
July 29th, 2014 at 10:01 AM
Terrell Thomas was a free agent for seven months, waiting for a chance and an opportunity to play again in the NFL. He finally got the call on Monday from a pretty good team. ***VIDEO1*** Thomas will be reunited with his former USC coach in Pete Carroll, as he agreed to terms...

New York Giants Looking for 70 Percent Completion Ratio from Eli Manning in 2014
July 29th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
After his worst season as a pro, the Giants raise have raised the expectations for Eli Manning significantly this upcoming season. They’re not expecting a pro bowl season for Eli, they’re expecting a historical one. One where Eli would go down with having arguably the best season by a Giants...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 7 Recap
July 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants returned to the practice field in full pads for the second consecutive day on Monday and wasted little time in getting right to work. With an actual game only a few short days away, Big Blue looked to refine some things on offense and ready their...

Kevin M. Gilbride: Tight Ends Will Play Important, “Jack of All Trades” Role in Giants Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
In recent days, there's been significant speculation about the New York Giants going into 2014 without a traditional fullback and instead using the tight end in that role. It's something Larry Donnell hinted at after Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and something tight ends coach Kevin M. Gilbride confirmed on Monday....

New York Giants’ Xavier Grimble, Trindon Holliday Each Dealing with New Injuries
July 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game nears, the New York Giants have been relatively lucky on the injury front. Their major loss came earlier this offseason when linebacker Jon Beason fractured his foot, while rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has also missed some time with a hamstring...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin “More than a Little” Disappointed with Odell Beckham Jr. Injury
July 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was not pleased when rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. "tweaked" his hamstring early in Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and was forced to miss time. Now that the talented LSU product is missing training camp practices, Coughlin's patience is all but gone as...

New York Giants Kicking Competition Personal, but All Business for Josh Brown, Brandon McManus
July 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
A year removed from arguably his best season as a professional kicker, Josh Brown suddenly finds himself in a heated competition for the New York Giants' kicking job. It's the first time in his NFL career he's truly had to beat someone else out for the starting job, but not...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 6 Recap
July 27th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
After a brief day off, the New York Giants returned to the practice field on Sunday and did so in full pads for the first time since training camp officially began earlier this week. Practice was, as expected, a little more aggressive than it had been earlier this week, and...

New York Giants Well-Represented on List of “50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports”
July 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Daily News released their annual "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list earlier this week and the New York Giants were well-represented. In total, six current or former members of the organization were listed, ranging from players to Public Relations staff to the owners. ***VIDEO1*** Here's all...

Linval Joseph Played 2013 Season with Torn Labrum; Hid Injury from New York Giants
July 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 2013 New York Giants were one of the most injured teams in NFL history and it was actually worse than anyone knew. Even the Giants themselves. ***VIDEO1*** Now with the Minnesota Vikings after signing a five-year, $31.5 million deal early in free agency, defensive tackle Linval Joseph admits he played the...

New York Giants Considering 53-Man Roster Without a Fullback: Report
July 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As we've mentioned in recent days, the New York Giants have taken an interesting approach to their fullback position since the start of training camp this past Monday. And by interesting, we mean they've been nearly non-existent, with both Henry Hynoski and John Conner seeing very few reps. However, that's...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: David Tyree Still Coming Under Heavy Anti-Religious Fire
July 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue returns to the practice field today and will wear full pads for the very first time in training camp. Today also marks the official one-week countdown until the very first game of the year. In an effort to pass some time prior...

Struggling Ryan Nassib Gets Some Support from New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin
July 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although we won't go as far as to use the word "horrible" to describe quarterback Ryan Nassib's performance thus far in training camp, we certainly wouldn't use the word 'good" either. At best, he's been inconsistent, making impressive throws that show you why the Giants have stuck with him, only...

New York Giants Should not Rush Odell Beckham Jr. Back from Hamstring Injury
July 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Over the previous two practices, it has been widely noted that New York Giants rookie first-round pick Odell Beckham Jr. has not been a participant due to a festering hamstring injury that has been bothering him since Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***VIDEO1*** While many Giants fan were quick to point out that...

New York Giants Rookie Linebacker Devon Kennard Opening Eyes in First Camp
July 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's been quite some time since the New York Giants drafted themselves a true impact linebacker, but General Manager Jerry Reese may have found a steal in rookie Devon Kennard, who was taken in the fifth-round of the NFL Draft back in May. ***VIDEO1*** Not only is Kennard built for the NFL...

Might New York Giants Be Developing One of the Better Ground Games in NFL?
July 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It seems as though it has been ages since the days of Thunder and Lightning featuring Ron Dayne and Tiki Barber, or Earth, Wind and Fire composed of Brandon Jacobs, Derrick Ward and Ahmad Bradshaw. Both running back by committee approaches yielded great success for the Giants and lived up...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: So Far, So Good for David Wilson
July 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue gets a much-needed off day on Saturday -- an escape from the head and Tom Coughlin's wrath -- so allow us to help you pass some time with the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** So Far So Good for Giants’...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 5 Recap
July 25th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
For the first time since reporting to training camp on Monday, the New York Giants were wearing their shoulder pads on Friday afternoon. And while full pads won't come until Sunday, it didn't stop the team from making sure things were cracking under the warm summer sun. It was a...