Giants Rumors & News

  • Giants expected to play without Rashad Jennings

    Pro Football Talk "Giants running back Rashad Jennings had his left thumb in a cast this week, but he was a participant in practice every day and the signs coming from the team were that he’d be in the lineup this Sunday despite being listed as questionable. It appears things are going the other way for Jennings,..." September 25

  • Cousins, Hopkins help Redskins rally past Giants

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Kirk Cousins threw two long touchdown passes, kicker Dustin Hopkins converted five field goals and the Washington Redskins sealed a come-from-behind 29-27 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. The Giants (2-1) built a 21-9 lead on touchdown runs by Shane..." September 25

  • Odell Beckham: Refs said I’d be thrown out if I did anything

    Pro Football Talk "The Odell Beckham–Josh Norman rematch started with officials talking to both players before the game to tell them to be on their best behavior and the game unfolded without any scrapes between the two men. Beckham did wind up with a bruise under his right eye, although that appeared to come..." September 25

  • Josh Norman Picks Up Odell Beckham Jr., Bizarrely Carries Giants WR

    Bleacher Report "In their first meeting since coming to blows last season, Washington cornerback Josh Norman and New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. wasted no time getting their rivalry going again." September 25

  • Odell Beckham Jr. one bad penalty away from suspension

    Sportsnaut "The NFL took a pretty penny away from New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for a dirty hit last week, and one more such penalty would result in a suspension, reports Jay Glazer." September 25

  • Weston Richburg first to be ejected for two unsportsmanlike fouls "We officially have our first player ejected under the NFL's new double unsportsmanlike conduct rule -- and of course Josh Norman had something to do with it. In the fourth quarter of a wild Giants-Redskins game, center Weston Richburg laid Norman out at the end of an Odell Beckham catch that..." September 25

  • Odell Beckham Jr. fined $36,000 for blindside hit

    247 Sports "Odell Beckham Jr. has reportedly been fined $36,000 for a blindside hit on safety Kenny Vaccaro during the New York Giants' matchup with the New Orleans Saints in Week 2. " September 25

  • Giants ‘comfortable’ with Rashad Jennings despite injury

    New York Post "All week, Rashad Jennings has been confident his injured left thumb wouldn’t prevent him from facing the Redskins, but the Giants are listing their starting running back as questionable to play Sunday. Jennings was limited in practice this week, wearing a large wrap on his left hand. If he..." September 24

  • Odell Beckham Jr. donating $500K to repair fields in Louisiana

    Total Pro Sports "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took to facebook on Saturday to deliver off the field as he does on the field every Sunday by stating he would be donating $500,000 to repair the fields in Louisiana, after they were completely decimated by a series of floods last month. " September 24

  • Giants wins will dry up if they don’t fix this poor statistic

    New York Post "The Giants are one of just three NFL teams without a single takeaway in the first two games, sharing that blank slate with the Seahawks and Buccaneers. Adding in the four turnovers on offense, the Giants are minus-four in turnover ratio, 31st out of 32 teams. The Giants are 2-0 largely because..." September 23

  • Dean Blandino: Officials will be advised to keep an eye on Josh Norman and Odell Beckham Jr.

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, the NFL put the officials working the Bengals-Steelers game on notice of potential issues, based on the history between the two teams. This week, the NFL has placed the officials working the Washington-Giants game on notice of potential issues, based on the history between two of the..." September 22

  • It’s in Odell Beckham Jr. and Giants’ best interest to avoid conflict with Josh Norman

    New York Daily News "Ben McAdoo, Odell Beckham Jr. and the Giants have revealed their strategy to overcome Josh Norman and Washington on Sunday: Kill them with kindness. “What about him?” Beckham said Wednesday when asked about Norman. “What do you mean?” “Exciting week for our organization,” McAdoo said with an..." September 22

  • Giants HC Ben McAdoo Trying to Persuade Team Not to Do Anthem Protest

    Black Sports Online "A white man in power trying to tell black people the best way to protest. If they decide to go against him, there could be consequences even though McAdoo will never say that publicly. This is wrong on his part, but who is going to stop him? The oppressor always tries to tell the oppress..." September 21

  • Josh Norman will shadow Odell Beckham Jr. in Sunday's game

    ESPN "Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman will follow New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in Sunday's game, a Redskins source told ESPN's Britt McHenry on Wednesday. Norman will go "anywhere Odell goes ... except for slot," the source said. It's a decision the coaching staff had..." September 21

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Broncos' Von Miller among NFL Players of the Week "Von Miller abused Joe Reitz on Sunday, and it was enough to help him earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. The Broncos outside linebacker took matters into his own hands with his team clinging to a six-point lead following a nice comeback engineered by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck...." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Odell Beckham needs to re-emerge as Giants star with Josh Norman rematch looming

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham posted an Instagram photo of Michael Jordan on Sunday night with a quote from his Airness that concluded: “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Presumably, that was Beckham’s way of saying: “Thanks, Eli and Victor. You bailed me..." September 20

  • Odell Beckham looking forward to next clash with Josh Norman

    New York Post "Just like that, the Giants are at a crossroads so early in the season. They are 2-0 and face the 0-2 Redskins in Week 3 at MetLife Stadium. The Redskins have already lost two home games and the Giants with a victory can build a nice cushion on the 2015 NFC East champs. Oh, yes, it is also..." September 19

  • Josh Brown sticks to ‘single moment’ story, despite wife’s 20 accusations

    New York Post "As heroes go, Josh Brown qualifies as one of the most awkward of all for the Giants. But there he was on Sunday at MetLife Stadium: Kicking the game-winning field goal in the Giants’ 16-13 home-opening victory over the Saints in his first game back from the one-game suspension he served last..." September 19

  • Giants rookie Sterling Shepard has breakout game in win over Saints

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham Jr. has said it before but now he’s got some evidence to point to: The superstar receiver believes Sterling Shepard will be the rookie of the year. If that ends up being the case, Sunday’s 16-13 win over the Saints could be looked back upon as Shepard’s breakout moment. The..." September 19

  • Giants’ S Mykkele Thompson questionable with knee injury

    Today's Pigskin "The Giants may not get safety Mykkele Thompson back this afternoon. He went off with a knee injury, and the team is now saying that he’s questionable to return." September 18

  • Brown's late kick helps Giants edge Saints

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A year after New York and New Orleans combined to score 101 points, the MetLife Stadium rematch saw the teams produce 29 as the Giants posted a 16-13 victory over the Saints on Josh Brown's 23-yard game-winning field goal as time expired. The low-scoring game saw..." September 18

  • Giants’ tackle Marshall Newhouse out with a strained calf

    Today's Pigskin "The New York Giants will be down tackle Marshall Newhouse for the remainder of the game, as he’s gone off with a strained calf and is not going to return to action." September 18

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown won't talk until Sunday, violating NFL's media policy

    New York Daily News "Giants kicker Josh Brown did not speak with reporters on Friday, officially violating the league’s media policy. Earlier in the week, Brown — who was arrested for domestic violence and accused of being violent toward his then-wife on over 20 occasions — said that he did not wish to speak until..." September 17

  • NFL fines Victor Cruz, Odell Beckham for TD dance

    Newark Star-Ledger "That was some expensive salsa. Giants wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Victor Cruz were both fined over $12,000 each for a group celebration in the Giants' 20-19 season-opening victory, a league source confirmed to NJ Advance Media. The fines were first reported by USA TODAY's Tom..." September 17

  • Increasingly worrisome injury may force JPP to sit vs. Saints

    New York Post "The Giants might have to face the NFL’s leading passer without one of their leading pass rushers. Though Jason Pierre-Paul vowed to play Sunday when the Giants face Drew Brees and the Saints at MetLife Stadium, coach Ben McAdoo isn’t sounding as confident. The Giants didn’t practice Friday,..." September 17

  • Josh Norman’s demeaning response to Victor Cruz

    New York Post "In Josh Norman’s latest outburst, he called Victor Cruz an attention-seeking has-been, in so many words. Perhaps it’s a good thing there were no mirrors around. “Crazy thing is, I guess if you say something, you get yourself on TV — cause I’m always on,” Norman said Thursday, according to ESPN,..." September 16

  • JPP thinks he can be the difference against Drew Brees this year

    New York Post "All week, the Giants have relived the misery inflicted by the Saints last season, recounting the embarrassment of allowing 52 points. The defense watched the highlights it remembered too well, ashamed that 49 points from the offense wasn’t enough. For Jason Pierre-Paul, it is easy to believe..." September 16

  • Injured Giants fullback Nikita Whitlock suspended 10 games for PED violation

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants fullback Nikita Whitlock has been suspended for 10 games after violating the NFL performance enhancing substance policy. Whitlock is currently on injured reserve with a foot injury, but he will begin his suspension immediately. While on suspension, Whitlock will not be compensated -..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Giants WR Victor Cruz to Redskins CB Josh Norman: 'You have to go cover the best receivers'

    ESPN "The fun has begun, and it's not even Redskins week yet. New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz and cornerback Janoris Jenkins took jabs at Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman for not covering Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver Antonio Brown on Monday night. Brown had eight..." September 15

  • ESPN claims Jason Pierre-Paul agreed to publicize medical records

    New York Daily News "ESPN is trying again to get Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s invasion-privacy-lawsuit spiked — arguing in court papers filed in Florida that the NFL star agreed to let his medical records go public. Pierre-Paul had sued ESPN and its reporter Adam Schefter for invasion of privacy after..." September 15

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016 "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • The NFL Investigation And Punishment Of Josh Brown Achieved Nothing

    Deadspin "The details, emerging nearly two years into the NFL’s quest to “get it right” on domestic violence, followed the grimly familiar pattern. In several interviews with deputies in King County, Wash., Molly Brown described her relationship with her estranged husband, New York Giants kicker Josh Brown,..." September 13

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Peyton Manning Is Impressed By Dak Prescott

    TMZ "Peyton Manning was impressed by BOTH quarterbacks on the field at the Giants vs. Cowboys game Sunday ... telling TMZ Sports he's "proud" of his brother, Eli, and impressed with Dak Prescott. Both Mannings -- Peyton and Eli -- were out in NYC Monday morning ... where they both praised the..." September 12

  • Manning, Cruz reconnect as Giants down Dallas

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- Eli Manning remembered all too well what happened a year ago in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys. When history didn't repeat itself, the significance wasn't lost on the New York Giants quarterback. "This is a big win for this team and for the guys who..." September 11

  • Former NFL head of officiating alleges Roger Goodell assaulted him

    Sportsnaut "With the NFL season mere hours away from kicking off, it’s possible the league could find itself in the midst of yet another scandal. No. It doesn’t surround a players’ off-field issues. It’s also not involving a spat between the union and league over discipline. Instead, it’s all about NFL..." September 08

  • Every NFL Team's Best Weed Story

    Complex "You may not know this, but a lot of Americans smoke weed. And, contrary to what the National Football League wants you to believe, some of those Americans are professional football players. With the NFL season kicking off, let's take a moment to look back and appreciate some of the league's..." September 08

  • Is Odell Beckham Jr. the NFL’s villain?

    Newsday "Is Odell Beckham Jr. the NFL’s villain? “I don’t know if I’m necessarily liked anywhere, really,” the wide receiver admitted on Wednesday when asked if he thinks the Cowboys, this Sunday’s opponent, still resent him for the one-handed catch he made against them as a rookie two seasons ago. “It..." September 08

  • Lawrence Taylor Reeked of Cigars & Booze During DUI Arrest

    TMZ "Lawrence Taylor wasn't sure what county he was in when he allegedly crashed into a police car while drunk ... this according to cops on the scene. In the arrest report, obtained by TMZ Sports, Palm Beach County cops say they responded to a crash around 5:22 PM on Friday ... where another..." September 07

  • Odell Beckham Jr. doesn’t 'want any problems' with Lena Dunham over her Met Gala rant about him

    New York Daily News "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. sidestepped the chance to ignite more controversy with Lena Dunham. The New York Giants’ star wide receiver said at a GQ penthouse party in Manhattan that he doesn’t “have enough information” to talk about or address what Dunham has said about..." September 07

  • Giants commit nearly $1M to cover for Josh Brown in Week 1

    New York Post "The Giants could have gone cheaper and still put a quality young kicker on the field for Sunday’s season opener against the Cowboys, but they are going the more experienced — and certainly more costly — route by sticking with Randy Bullock. “He’s the kicker,’’ first-year head coach Ben McAdoo..." September 07

  • The NFL Has an Age Problem

    The Ringer "If you’re worried about the level of play in the NFL, you have an unlikely ally: coaches and executives. “Everything from defensive linemen not knowing where their eyes should be looking, not knowing where blocks are coming from,” said Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. “Defensive backs..." September 07