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Jason Pierre-Paul, Steve Weatherford not Participating in New York Giants’ Organized Team Activities
May 27th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
Not that it will come as any real surprise to anyone, but defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was expectedly absent when the New York Giants rook the field on Wednesday morning for the start of their Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***PHOTO1*** Pierre-Paul, who was designated as the Giants' franchise player earlier this offseason,...

New York Giants’ Organized Team Activities Officially Begin: What to Watch For
May 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Organized Team Activities (OTAs) officially begin for the New York Giants on Wednesday and their very first practice is scheduled to begin at 11:20 AM EDT (which, of course, really means 11:15 AM EDT). It will be the first of the 10 allowed OTA practices and the very first with...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Phase 3 of Offseason Workout Program Gets Underway
May 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the return of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and some actual football! Practice gets underway at 11:20 PM EDT and runs through 1:00 PM EDT. Shortly after practice concludes, head coach Tom Coughlin will be made available on the field, while players...

New York Giants OTA Schedule and Other Important Upcoming Dates: Calendar
May 26th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants will officially enter Phase Three of their offseason workout program on Wednesday, as players will report to East Rutherford, New Jersey and the Quest Diagnostics Training Center for the start of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***PHOTO1*** As part of Phase Three, the team will conduct a series of...

New York Giants to Participate in Charity Basketball Game Benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation
May 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Several member of the New York Giants -- both past and present -- will take part in a charity basketball game on Sunday, June 7th at Pittston Area High School in Pittston, Pennsylvania at 2:00 PM EDT. Proceeds from the game will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. ***PHOTO1*** About Make-A-Wish Foundation: Make-A-Wish® grants the...

Video: Can New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. Sing Like an Angel, Too?
May 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Is there anything New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. can't do? In only a single professional season, Beckham Jr. has already gone about re-writing record books -- both league and franchise -- while winning AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. But his star has shined brighter than just...

Three New York Giants Listed Among “Top 10 All-Time NFL Players from Service Academies”
May 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Having just honored all of our fallen heroes on Memorial Day -- as well as paying respect to those who still risk their lives while serving our country -- it seems appropriate that NFL Network takes a look back at some of the very best players to ever come from...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: is Brett Jones a Realistic Option at Guard?
May 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to what will be the final day of the true NFL offseason lull. Big Blue begins their Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Wednesday -- which includes press access -- and that will lead us right into training camp and then the preseason....

NFL Line Coach on Giants’ Ereck Flowers: “Some of the Worst Technique I’ve Ever Seen”
May 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants drafted 21-year-old offensive lineman Ereck Flowers with their first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and almost immediately labeled him as their franchise left tackle of the future. However, the future may arrive sooner than planned as the team recently lost starting left tackle Will Beatty...

Experience at Texas Helping Safety Mykkele Thompson Adjust to New York Giants Defense
May 25th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Texas safety Mykkele Thompson was a surprise pick in the fifth-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. After all, even he figured he'd go undrafted and have to battle for a spot as an undrafted rookie free agent (UDFA), but the New York Giants saw something in him -- something worthy...

Miami’s Art Kehoe: New York Giants Rookie Ereck Flowers Can Step in for Will Beatty
May 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may have lost starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least five months to a torn pectoral muscle, but fear not says Miami offensive line coach Art Kehoe; first-round pick Ereck Flowers is more than capable of stepping in and doing the job. ***PHOTO1*** "When we watch film...

New York Giants, Cincinnati Bengals Will Hold Joint Practices Prior to Preseason Game on August 14th
May 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants will open their preseason on Friday, August 14th at Paul Brown Stadium against the Cincinnati Bengals. However, that won't be the first time Big Blue sees the Bengals on the field this summer, as Cincinnati has officially announced the two teams will hold a handful of...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Big Blue’s Roster No Better than a Year Ago?
May 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And Happy Memorial Day! Before everyone heads out to their respective BBQ's, parades or celebrations, it's important to take a moment to remember exactly what today is -- a remembrance for all of those who have sacrificed their lives throughout history for our freedom....

ESPN Gives New York Giants a Grade of C+ for Their Offseason Roster Building
May 24th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants did not exactly light up the world via free agency and the 2015 NFL Draft, but for a team relying on a lot of previously injured players to return and contribute, they still managed to find quite a few gems to come in and help fill...

Tom Brady’s ‘DeflateGate’ Appeal Will Have Impact on New York Giants, NFC East
May 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
By now you would have to be living under a rock to have not heard about the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” incident and the penalties levied upon them. While the fines and loss of draft picks may be of no concern to New York Giants fans, the imposed four-game suspension...

New York Giants’ Brett Jones, a Potential Wildcard for Big Blue, “Enjoying” CFL-to-NFL Transition
May 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Offensive lineman Brett Jones is coming off the best year of his young career. Not only was he named the best player at his position, but he is also coming off of a championship season. ***PHOTO1*** No, he didn’t play for the New England Patriots or Ohio State Buckeyes, rather the Calgary...

Replacing Will Beatty: Free Agent Pool Has Water If New York Giants Choose to Dive In
May 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are fortunate that Will Beatty’s injury occurred early in the offseason and they now have time to prepare and build chemistry should they desire to bring in a free agent. The team already has more quality and reliability in the depth department on the offensive line...

Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Will Offensive Approach Change with Loss of Will Beatty?
May 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! After the first "off" day on Giants 101 in about six years, we're back today and looking to help fill the void of football in your life once again. Of course, that's not going to be easy given that we're in a significant NFL...

You’re not Going to Believe What New York Giants WR Victor Cruz is Afraid of: Video
May 22nd, 2015 at 12:55 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has taken to the game of football, as well as the National spotlight that comes with it, like a fish to water. And while the immense pressure and big lights that come with playing in New York don't scare him one bit, there's...

Geoff Schwartz on Loss of Will Beatty: ‘It’s Disappointing, but That’s Why We Drafted Ereck Flowers’
May 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants starting left tackle Will Beatty tore his pectoral muscle on Tuesday, fellow offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was in the room. He immediately knew the injury was serious and the reality of losing the team's anchor along the offensive lineman set in rapidly. ***PHOTO1*** But in the moments after...