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Cullen Jenkins: New York Giants Struggle with Adjusting to Adversity
August 31st, 2015 at 4:55 PM
The New York Giants certainly have been faced with their fair share of adversity over the past several seasons, but their main issue? Forget injuries, it's been their ability (or inability, as it were) to react to said adversity, believes defensive lineman tackle Cullen Jenkins. ***PHOTO1*** "This is the NFL," Jenkins told...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz not Cleared to Jog, Calls Calf Issue a “Setback”
August 31st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Even before Monday afternoon press conferences, it was abundantly clear that Victor Cruz's "minor" calf injury was anything but minor with head coach Tom Coughlin confirming that the New York Giants wide receiver had not yet been cleared to practice. And what had originally began as a seemingly irrelevant hydration...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers “Embarrassed” After Being Injured During Warmups
August 31st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Robert Ayers Jr. says the injury he suffered in pregame warmups prior to Saturday night's "MetLife Bowl" against the New York Jets is "nothing too crazy," but failed to provide a timetable for his return -- saying only that he's "day-to-day" -- or even the...

New York Giants Sign Safety Stevie Brown, Who Says He’s “Excited” to Be Back
August 31st, 2015 at 11:57 AM
The New York Giants made official what we all expected on Monday, signing veteran safety Stevie Brown only a few short days after he had been released by the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** "Pretty exciting just being able to come back here -- seems like a position of need and it is a...

Fueled by Odell Beckham Jr.’s Catch, NFL May Change Policy on Gloves
August 31st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. reached up and pulled down a one-handed touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys a season ago, he was immediately propelled into the international spotlight. It was, arguably (and almost certainly), the single greatest catch in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** However, nearly a year later, "The...

Tom Coughlin Doesn’t Believe New York Giants are Ready for Regular Season Football
August 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
After Saturday's 28-18 preseason loss to the New York Jets, cornerback Prince Amukamara bluntly stated that he felt extremely uncertain heading into the regular season. It was an opinion shared by fellow New York Giants teammate Justin Pugh, who acknowledged the team took a "step back" in the loss. ***PHOTO1*** "I still...

“Minor” Calf Injury Becoming Major Issue for New York Giants WR Victor Cruz
August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Two weeks ago, all the news surrounding New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was of a positive variety. His knee was at a self-proclaimed "100 percent" and head coach Tom Coughlin said he'd see action in each of the team's final two preseason games. ***PHOTO1*** But that didn't happen. In fact,...

Bob Papa Fumbles Carl Banks’ Birthday Cake on Live TV: Video
August 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Retired New York Giants linebacker Carl Banks forced many fumbles during his playing days and apparently he's not quite done yet. ***PHOTO1*** During Saturday's broadcast of the MetLife Bowl between Big Blue and the New York Jets, NBC New York decided it would be an opportune time to celebrate Banks' 53rd birthday....

Watch Odell Beckham Jr. Do Odell Beckham Jr. Things Against Darrelle Revis
August 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants didn't have many positives to offer up following Saturday night's 28-18 loss to the New York Jets, but that doesn't mean they walked away with an entirely empty slate. In terms of sheer entertainment, the matchup between wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and cornerback Darrelle Revis...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara: “I Don’t Remember Feeling This Uncertain Last Preseason”
August 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants do not look like a good football team right now. Blame it on whatever you want -- a new defensive coach, lack of experience in the secondary, a recent history of poor drafts, an aging Tom Coughlin or a rash of injuries the likes of which...