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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...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Graded Out as League’s Worst Quarterback Under Pressure
May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It's no secret that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is at his weakest when there's relentless pressure in his face. And the 2011 NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers aside, he has not fared particularly well in pocket-collapsing situations. ***PHOTO1*** Two seasons ago, back in 2013, Manning was actually...

ESPN Ranks New York Giants Uniforms No. 12 in NFL, Calls Their Gray Pants “Too Drab”
May 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
You know it's a boring part of the offseason when people start ranking NFL uniforms, but that's exactly where we are today. And on Thursday, ESPN released their yearly uniform rankings via Uni Watch, which had the New York Giants improving three spots from a year ago to No. 12...

New York Giants Have Multiple In-House, Line Shuffling Options to Band-Aid the Loss of Will Beatty
May 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants officially confirmed what we already knew on Thursday: starting left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights earlier this week and required immediate surgery. He is expected to miss 5-6 months. ***PHOTO1*** Needless to say, Big Blue has a problem on their hands. A...

New York Giants’ John Mara Continues His Support of Roger Goodell Following DeflateGate Decisions
May 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara, who also heads the NFL’s Competition Committee, has never been one to criticize NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and that's not going to change now. In the aftermath of the New England Patriots' DeflateGate scandal, which included the loss of multiple draft picks, a $1...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Clarifies Comments on Player Pay, Says He’s Grateful to NFL
May 21st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Late last week, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made some comments regarding player pay in the NFL and how it unfairly balances out in comparison to the other three major American sports. The comments immediately sparked some controversy and outrage from fans and media alike -- especially...

New York Giants Lose Will Beatty for Five Months: Here are Some Potential Free Agent Fixes
May 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants received their first bit of truly bad injury-related news on Wednesday, losing starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least five months after he suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights. It was just another in a very long line of devastating injuries in recent...

Akeem Hunt Playing with Chip on Shoulder; Chose New York Giants Because It “Felt Like Home”
May 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Although he wasn't expected to go in the early rounds, that didn't quell the disappointment for Purdue running back Akeem Hunt after going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft. But when one door closes, another usually opens and that's exactly what happened for Hunt. ***PHOTO1*** Almost immediately following the conclusion of the...

New York Giants Left Tackle Will Beatty Tears Pectoral Muscle Lifting Weights, Out 5 Months
May 20th, 2015 at 2:57 PM
The New York Giants are already off to a bad start in the injury department as the team's starting left tackle, Will Beatty, suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights that required immediate surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beatty is currently in Manhattan at the Hospital for Special Surgery, already undergoing the procedure, and...