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New York Giants Place Sean Locklear on IR; Sign Selvish Capers to 53-Man Roster
December 6th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
As anticipated, the New York Giants have placed offensive lineman Sean Locklear on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) after he suffered a "severe" knee injury during a 17-16 loss to the Washington Redskins on Monday night. With Locklear now out for the year, the starting job once again belongs to David Diehl,...

New York Giants Hosting Running Back Kahlil Bell for a Workout
November 13th, 2012 at 12:30 PM
It's workout Tuesday across the NFL, and although most workouts are private, Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger has word that the New York Giants will workout a number of players today, including former Chicago Bears running back Kahlil Bell. ***PHOTO1*** Bell went undrafted out of UCLA in 2009, but was signed to...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks Returns to Practice; Chris Snee, Ahmad Bradshaw Sit Out
November 8th, 2012 at 1:12 PM
After missing practice on Wednesday due to swelling in his knee, New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks returned to the practice field on Thursday. He participated in a team walk-through and then ran routes in one-on-one drills, but his full level of participation will not be announced until later. The...

New York Giants Activate Travis Beckum Off of PUP, Waive Mitch Petrus
November 3rd, 2012 at 1:25 PM
As Giants 101 speculated earlier this week, concern over the ankle of Bear Pascoe has led to the New York Giants activating tight end Travis Beckum off of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. In order to make room for Beckum, the team has waived offensive lineman Mitch Petrus. Beckum,...

When Chris Canty Returns for New York Giants, Who Gets Sent Packing?
October 17th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty hasn't stepped foot on a football field all year, thanks to an offseason knee surgery that landed him on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. But Canty never thought he would need six weeks to get the knee ready and he returned...

New York Giants’ Chris Snee Playing Through Partially Torn Labrum
October 8th, 2012 at 12:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** Like teammate Andre Brown, New York Giants guard Chris Snee left Sunday's 41-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns a little early. Unlike Brown, it wasn't a concussion that forced Snee to the sidelines, it was a hip issue that had been bothering him since the Philadelphia Eagles game in...

Mitch Petrus Would Likely Start for New York Giants If Chris Snee is Unable to Play Against Browns
October 5th, 2012 at 9:39 AM
Only a month ago, offensive lineman Mitch Petrus was without a job. The New York Giants had waived their 2010 fifth-round pick in favor of D.J. Jones, who was awarded to the team off of waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles, but Petrus was immediately brought back after Jones failed his...

New York Giants Re-Sign Mitch Petrus After D.J. Jones Fails Physical
September 3rd, 2012 at 7:30 AM
Saturday was a rough day for offensive lineman Mitch Petrus. After surviving finals cuts and beginning to prepare for the Dallas Cowboys, the 2010 fifth-round draft pick was informed the team would be going in a different direction, claiming tackle D.J. Jones off of waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles, and...

New York Giants Waive Mitch Petrus, Claim D.J. Jones Off Waivers from Philadelphia Eagles
September 1st, 2012 at 3:15 PM
Less than 24 hours after "finalizing" their 53-man roster, the New York Giants have decided to shake things up. The team announced this afternoon that they have waived offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, replacing him with tackle D.J. Jones, whom they were warded off of waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles. A fifth-round...

Deja Blue? No, but New York Giants Do Defeat New England Patriots 6-3 in Preseason Finale
August 29th, 2012 at 10:04 PM
It was the long-awaited rematch of Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. The hottest ticket in town! Fans lined up deep into the city as they waited to get into MetLife Stadium! Well, not really, but it was yet another game between the Giants...

New York Giants’ Offensive Line: Will They Gel in Time?
August 25th, 2012 at 10:30 AM
Within a few preseason games, it remains clear that work needs to be done on the line. Offensive Line Coach Pat Flaherty again has a bit of shifting and age on the line to contend with. However, this shouldn’t be an excuse or a reason why this line isn’t more...

New York Giants Offensive Line Will Be Under the Spotlight as Team Begins Title Defense
August 10th, 2012 at 12:15 PM
The New York Giants will officially begin their title defense tonight as the team heads down to Jacksonville for their first preseason game. Although there is a considerable amount of excitement built up regarding the players currently on the team, there are still several areas on the roster that will...

Expectations Will Soon Build for Many New York Giants Hopefuls
June 23rd, 2012 at 3:24 PM
Each season, certain New York Giants players sell their NFL-licensed jerseys off the rack like the powers-that-be were about to close the sports stores forever. Then, there are some players that have to have their jerseys custom-made by fans as they’re not deemed “popular” enough for mass production. What about...

New York Giants Offensive Line: Question Marks Heading into Training Camp
June 5th, 2012 at 6:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** It's no secret that the New York Giants offensive line has been a question mark this offseason and will continue to be as the team prepares for training camp in Albany. Last season, the Giants ranked last in the league in rushing and the lack of run blocking was...

New York Giants’ Versatile Offensive Line Need to Find Their Form, Return to Basics in 2012
May 3rd, 2012 at 4:03 PM
Each NFL offseason is for regrouping, reloading and rethinking. The New York Football Giants are already addressing that aspect as far as the big guys in the trenches: the offensive line. ***PHOTO1*** Last season, there were some changes. Center Shaun O’Hara and Left Guard Rich Seubert were cut due to lingering injury...

G-Men Show of Champions to Be Held in Secaucus, NJ on May 6th
April 7th, 2012 at 4:20 PM
With Organized Team Activities (OTAs), mini-camp and the NFL Draft rapidly approaching, the opportunities to meet with players from the New York Giants are becoming fewer and further between. And as "next season" morphs into "this season," the celebration of Super Bowl XLVI is dying out. But fear not, as...

David Diehl Willing to Play Anywhere New York Giants Need Him
March 14th, 2012 at 11:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** David Diehl has moved from position to position and then back again during his time with the New York Giants. Initially a left guard, Diehl eventually moved to left tackle for several years before returning to left guard to start the 2011 season. However, when Will Beatty was placed...

Is New York Giants Offensive Line a Trench Strength or Just Plain Offensive?
March 4th, 2012 at 12:05 PM
One stat that was glaringly unforgivable for 2011 was 32nd in the league in rushing. Not quite New York Giants/Smashmouth-like. As the offensive line was shifted, the stats changed a bit. ***PHOTO1*** Seeing David Diehl back at left tackle made a difference—one that not many are willing to admit. In this day...

G-Men Show of Champions to Be Held on March 18th in Secaucus, NJ; 15+ New York Giants Attending
February 27th, 2012 at 7:27 AM
With a Super Bowl championship comes the opportunity to meet and mingle with diehard New York Giants fans from all over the country. This is something many Big Blue players have embraced over the last three weeks, and something that will continue on March 18th in Secaucus, New Jersey as...

What to Make of New York Giants Offensive Line Heading into 2012
February 23rd, 2012 at 7:20 PM
The New York Giants managed to wade through the 2011 regular season with a revolving door at most all positions along the offensive line before they finally settled in during the later part of the season. The team finished dead last in the NFL in rushing and were considered by...