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New York Giants Acquire Punter Brad Wing from Pittsburgh Steelers
September 4th, 2015 at 11:47 AM
Mere moments after it was announced that the team had released long-time punter Steve Weatherford, it was also confirmed that the New York Giants have acquired Australian Rules Football Player (now an NFL punter) Brad Wing from the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft choice. ***PHOTO1*** Wing, who initially...

New York Giants Release Punter Steve Weatherford
September 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have begun work to trim their roster to 53-men and the first casualty comes from an unlikely source, as the team has reportedly released punter Steve Weatherford. ***PHOTO1*** Although downright shocking on the surface, the release of Weatherford had been foreshadowed by head coach Tom Coughlin in recent...

New York Giants a “Likely Destination” for QB Robert Griffin III?
September 4th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
The Washington Redskins and quarterback Robert Griffin III are on the outs and his short tenure in D.C. could soon be coming to an end as the team has named Kirk Cousins their starter. But in the event Griffin III is released and/or demands a trade, who are some of...

Enigma That is New York Giants DE Damontre Moore was on Full Display Thursday Night
September 4th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
Why doesn't New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore receive more playing time? It's a question that gets asked countless times every year since Big Blue selected him in the third-round of the 2013 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** There's no denying that Moore has potentially elite talent. We've all seen it, whether it...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Explains Decision to Bench Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr. in Preseason Finale
September 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
A few days prior to their preseason finale against the New England Patriots, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin indicated that his starters would play one, possibly two series before putting a bow on their preseason. But when kickoff came on Thursday night, both quarterback Eli Manning and wide...

Four Chris Boswell Field Goals Lead New York Giants to 12-9 Victory Over New England Patriots
September 3rd, 2015 at 10:27 PM
The New York Giants officially wrapped up the 2015 preseason on Thursday night against the New England Patriots and did so without 13 players, 11 of whom had been ruled out earlier in the afternoon, as well as wide receiver Corey Washington and cornerback Trevin Wade, who were each ruled...

New York Giants @ New England Patriots: Preseason Week 4 Gameday
September 3rd, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Preseason Week 4 Sep. 3rd, 2015 New York Giants New England Patriots Game Details Time: 7:30 PM EDT Stadium: Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, MA) Broadcast: NBC Game Conditions Weather: Mostly Cloudy Temperature: 70°F – 78°F Wind: NNE 3-4 MPH Key Injuries Victor Cruz Jon Beason Chykie Brown Josh Brown Nat Berhe Robert Ayers Jr. Julian Edelman Brandon LaFell Dane Fletcher Chris Jones O-Out D-Doubtful Q-Questionable P-Probable Player/Coach Quotes: Eli Manning: "For me, preseason is just trying to...

Jason Pierre-Paul Will Return to New York Giants Next Week
September 3rd, 2015 at 5:37 PM
The long-standing wait may finally be over for the New York Giants as defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who lost his right index finger in a July 4th fireworks accident, is expected to return to the team next week. ***PHOTO1*** "His agents told us he'll be in some time next week," Giants co-owner...

Cullen Jenkins, Robert Ayers Jr. Among 11 New York Giants not Playing Vs. Patriots
September 3rd, 2015 at 2:16 PM
The New York Giants officially announced on Thursday afternoon that defensive end Robert Ayers Jr., defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins and nine other players are out against the New England Patriots in Thursday night's preseason finale. ***PHOTO1*** Here is the full list of 11 players who will be sidelined: Defensive end Robert Ayers (ankle) Linebacker...

PFF Gives New York Giants’ Ereck Flowers One of Lowest First-Round Rookie Grades of Preseason
September 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants were dealt an unexpected blow when left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle prior to the start of training camp, ultimately losing him until mid-season. Subsequently, the team was forced to move first-round tackle Ereck Flowers to the left side when he was originally...