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2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 5 Recap
July 25th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
For the first time since reporting to training camp on Monday, the New York Giants were wearing their shoulder pads on Friday afternoon. And while full pads won't come until Sunday, it didn't stop the team from making sure things were cracking under the warm summer sun. It was a...

David Tyree: “I Would Absolutely Support Any Player on the Giants Who Identified as Gay”
July 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants' decision to hire David Tyree as their new Director of Player Development -- a move that was announced earlier this week -- has ignited a firestorm across the league and throughout the LGBT community. It has twice drawn the ire of the Human Rights Campaign --...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason “Hoping” to Play in Preseason; Confident He’ll Be Ready for Opener
July 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is walking around sans boot and crutches, feels ahead of schedule and not only maintains that he should return in time for the Week 1 opener against the Detroit Lions, but is now even hoping to see some preseason action. ***VIDEO1*** Speaking with reporters on Friday,...

Baltimore Ravens Sign Suspended Safety Will Hill
July 25th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The Baltimore Ravens announced on Friday that they have signed safety Will Hill, who will be suspended for the first six games of the regular season after violating the league's substance-abused policy for the second time. The suspension also marked the third time in three years that Hill was hit...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Growing Impatient with Odell Beckham Jr. as He Continues to Miss Practice
July 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants took the field for their third practice of training camp on Thursday, rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was not among them. Rather, with shells on and helmet in hand, Beckham Jr. stood on the sideline and soaked in practice as a spectator. Again. ***VIDEO1*** For the...

New York Giants Embracing New Technology, Menu & “Recovery Stretch” to Reduce Injuries
July 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
A year ago, the New York Giants were among seven NFL teams who joined the client list of Catapult Sports, a sport science and analytics company who supply wearable GPS tracking devices devised to "provide objective data on athlete performance." ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, the team introduced (at least to the media) a...

New York Giants Release First “Unofficial” Depth Chart of 2014
July 24th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
As they entered their fourth day of training camp, the New York Giants officially announced their very first "unofficial" depth chart for 2014. Yes, you read that right -- they officially announced their "unofficial" depth chart. ***PHOTO1*** The training camp depth chart is nothing new for the Giants (or any NFL team...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 4 Recap
July 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
After a violent round of storms rolled through the area on Wednesday night, temperatures were much cooler as the New York Giants took the field for their third training camp practice on Thursday afternoon. However, things heated up quickly as the first fight of camp broke out, appearing to feature...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says He’s Now 110%, but Admits Contract Status is Weighing on Him
July 24th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
As recently as mid-June, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul said he was not yet 100% and still had minor, but lingering, back issues. Fast forward a little more than a month and not only has JPP declared himself clear of all lingering injuries, but the now-275 lbs. defensive...

New York Giants RB Andre Williams Making a Big Impression Early in Camp
July 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
If you're among the group of fans who feel head coach Tom Coughlin is too tough on rookies and doesn't let them see the field quickly enough, it would appear as if you're now in luck. Only a few short practices into training camp and it's become abundantly obvious that...

Retired Giants DE Michael Strahan Feeling “Overwhelmed” as Hall of Fame Induction Nears
July 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When Michael Strahan joined the New York Giants in 1993, his goals were simple. There was no Pro Bowl expectation or Super Bowl dreams and the Hall of Fame wasn't even a thought. Rather, Strahan said on Wednesday during a national conference call, he was simply hoping to make enough...

Plaxico Burress Discusses Super Bowl XLII and the Gunshot That Changed Everything: Video
July 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Super Bowl XLII was a tremendous time to be a fan of the New York Giants and a once in a lifetime opportunity for players who had the honor of wearing that jersey. It's for that reason the face of wide receiver Plaxico Burress lights up whenever the topic surfaces....

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Expects Eli Manning to Bounce Back and Return to Pro Bowl Form
July 24th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After a career-worst season in 2013, many have been left to wonder if New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is over-the-hill. There has been debate about his ability to return to success while learning a new offense, speculation about his future as his contract slowly winds down and some eye-opening...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Suffered “Tweaked” Hamstring; Team Unsure When He Can Return
July 23rd, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Stop us if you've heard this before: New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has tweaked his hamstring and the team is unsure just how long he'll be out. ***VIDEO1*** You'd think we're simply repeating an early June headline, but that is not at all the case. General Manager Jerry Reese...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Day 3 Recap
July 23rd, 2014 at 3:30 PM
The New York Giants gathered on the field under a beating sun with temperatures exceeding 90-degree for the second consecutive day. Their fingers cross for no more heat-related issues, and with most players from the previous day having returned, they hit the field a little early and got right to...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Stands by Decision to Hire David Tyree; Human Rights Campaign not Happy
July 23rd, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Shortly after the New York Giants announced the hire of David Tyree as their new Director of Player Development on Tuesday, the Human Rights Campaign made their objections clear. They do not support the Giants' decision based on remarks Tyree made in both 2011 and 2013. ***VIDEO1*** When asked about the hire...

Antrel Rolle Believes 2014 New York Giants are “Most Talented Team” He’s Ever Been On
July 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
He didn't just say it once; he actually said it twice. Safety Antrel Rolle has no doubts about it in his own mind: the 2014 New York Giants are the most talented team he's ever been a part of. ***VIDEO1*** "Absolutely. I think this is one of the most talented teams I...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp: Early 53-Man Roster Prediction
July 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With New York Giants training camp now officially underway, and having completed our long series of training camp previews, the tallies are in and our initial 53-man roster prediction is set. Obviously, things were forced to change a bit as the result of Chris Snee's retirement, and other factors are...

Human Rights Campaign Objects to Giants’ Hire of Pro-Traditional Marriage Advocate, David Tyree
July 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants announced that they had hired David Tyree as their new Director of Player Development, replacing Charles Way, who was named the NFL's Head of Player Engagement. It was a decision everyone knew was going to have consequences from the LGBT community, and mere hours...

X-Rays on New York Giants LB Jameel McClain Come Back Negative; Foot Will Be Monitored
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants received a bit of a scare on Tuesday as multiple players had to be carted off the field during the very first practice of training camp. And while most were heat-related issues, the situation surrounding linebacker Jameel McClain appeared much more serious. ***VIDEO1*** During McClain's ride back to...