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New York Giants’ Ereck Flowers Listed as Day-to-Day with Hip Flexor Injury
August 3rd, 2015 at 3:28 PM
The New York Giants are already without starting left tackle Will Beatty, who's out until at least October (possibly November) with a torn pectoral muscle, and are now without rookie first-round tackle Ereck Flowers. At least for the time being. ***PHOTO1*** When Big Blue took the field for their fourth consecutive practice...

New York Giants’ David Merritt Says Safety Competition is “Wide Open”
August 3rd, 2015 at 12:43 PM
When the New York Giants held their first training camp practice last Friday, the starting duo at safety consisted of rookie second-round pick Landon Collins and Cooper Taylor. On Saturday, it was the same pairing. On Sunday, it was Collins and Bennett Jackson. On Monday, it will be Bennett Jackson...

Lines of Communication Open as New York Giants GM Jerry Reese Speaks with Jason Pierre-Paul
August 3rd, 2015 at 9:25 AM
The lines of communication between the New York Giants and embattled defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul have finally opened. ***PHOTO1*** After weeks of silence between the two, with only a few statements made publicly here and there, General Manager Jerry Reese was able to hop on a call with Pierre-Paul on Sunday, nearly...

New York Giants’ Bennett Jackson Enters Fold at Safety, Earns Praise from Tom Coughlin
August 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants initially stated Bennett Jackson would convert from cornerback to safety, the move was met with some skepticism. After all, the 2014 sixth-round pick had only ever played cornerback and was coming off of microfracture surgery. ***PHOTO1*** But after only three days of training camp practice, Jackson is...

New York Giants Won’t Rule Out Moving Justin Pugh Back to Right Tackle
August 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Since the onset of Organized Team Activities (OTAs), through minicamp and now into training camp, the New York Giants have gone with the same offensive line: Ereck Flowers at left tackle, Justin Pugh at left guard, Weston Richburg at center, Geoff Schwartz at right guard and Marshall Newhouse at right...

2015 New York Giants Exemplify Tom Coughlin’s Personal, Coaching Evolution
August 2nd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
When the New York Giants hired head coach Tom Coughlin prior to the 2004 season, they knew exactly the kind of person they were getting. Coughlin came from the Bill Parcells school of coaching and was known as a hard-nosed, no-nonsense disciplinarian who didn't care what excuses a player made...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Has Little to Offer on Jason Pierre-Paul: “My Heart Goes Out to Him”
August 2nd, 2015 at 12:38 PM
New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese is required to speak with the media six times per year. Sunday was one of those days and he was immediately hammered with question after question about defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, but he wasn't biting. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm not going to say much. I don't have...

New York Giants Sign WR Derrick Johnson and DE Brad Bars
August 2nd, 2015 at 11:41 AM
The New York Giants announced on Sunday that they have signed two free agents, wide receiver Derrick Johnson and defensive end Brad Bars, to fill out the remaining spots on their 90-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson, a Holy Trinity High School alum, initially signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted rookie...

New York Giants Rookie WR Geremy Davis is Turning Heads Early in Training Camp
August 2nd, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants appear absolutely stocked at the wide receiver position and got even richer earlier this week when they signed veteran James Jones to a one-year contract. But the one wideout who has consistently stole the show early on in training camp is not Odell Beckham Jr., it's...

Hydration an Early Training Camp Issue for New York Giants
August 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Through the first two days of training camp practice, the New York Giants have lost tight end Matt LaCosse and defensive end Brad Harrah to a hamstring injury and a quad injury respectively. The team also saw wide receiver Preston Parker and tight end Jerome Cunningham get carted off the...