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Ben McAdoo No. 20 In NFL Head Coach Power Rankings
June 22nd, 2017 at 4:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** William Hauser-USA TODAY Sports You know what they say, a great army is nothing without a great general. Ben McAdoo impressed the entire NFL in his first season as the head coach of the New York Giants. Led by a terrific defense, Big Blue...

Giants No. 4 In 2017 NFL Brand Rankings
June 22nd, 2017 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Each year at the beginning of the summer, the "NFL Fan Base and Brand Rankings" are released. Teams are ranked by specific criteria and then slotted from best to worst. Michael Lewis of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University is the...

Giants 90-Man Roster: Can Jarron Jones Successfully Switch To Offense?
June 22nd, 2017 at 9:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jarron JonesTrevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Undrafted rookie free agent Jarron Jones has turned into one of the more intriguing stories for the New York Giants entering training camp. The Giants signed Jones as a defensive tackle, but in the latter days of OTAs and...

New York Giants News, 6/22: Latest Podcast, More Headlines
June 22nd, 2017 at 8:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the New York Giants summer prep-cation well underway, Pat Traina (Inside Football) and yours truly wrapped up spring practices with a new edition of the Big Blue Chat podcast. We talked about what we learned â?? and didn't learn â?? about the...

Eli Manning’s game-worn memorabilia trial postponed by judge
June 21st, 2017 at 10:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** A Bergen County judge has suspended the trial of Eli Manning and the Giants indefinitely in the 2014 lawsuit alleging intentionally falsified game-worn memorabilia. Bergen County Superior Court Judge James J. Deluca canceled the originally scheduled trial date of Sept. 25 in a recent ruling for unknown reasons and has not...

90-Man Roster Preview: OL Brett Jones A Capable Backup
June 21st, 2017 at 11:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports Every NFL team needs a reliable backup center, and that is the primary role that Brett Jones fills for the New York Giants. Can he become more than that, though? Let's take a closer look at Jones as we continue...

90-Man Roster Preview: Does WR Keeon Johnson Have A Chance?
June 21st, 2017 at 9:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** Keeon Johnson makes a catch for Virginia in 2015.Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Sometimes the NFL is simply a numbers game. No matter what a player shows in practice or preseason there simply isn't room for him. Could that be the case for New...

Summer School: D.J. Fluker And The Inside Zone Running Scheme
June 21st, 2017 at 7:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports When it comes to offensive line play, the casual fan tends to only pay attention when things go wrong. That is true for pretty much every franchise, not just the New York Giants. Sure, offensive linemen need...

Giants Fare Well In Variety Of PFF Rankings
June 20th, 2017 at 3:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** William Hauser-USA TODAY Sports Every summer, particularly in the 'dog days' of late June and July, pretty much every football outlet is faced with the conundrum of how to fill the time until training camp and the return of real football. ...

Football Outsiders: 1987 Giants’ Defense One Of Best Of Last 30 Years
June 20th, 2017 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports Football Outsiders has ranked the New York Giants' 1987 defense the 24th-best defensive unit of the last 30 years. FO used its DVOA (defense-adjusted value over average) metric to come up with the ranking, which placed the 1991 Philadelphia Eagles...