Giants Rumors & News

  • NY Giants punter Steve Weatherford accepts prom invite via Twitter

    New York Daily News "Steve Weatherford uses Twitter for more than just shirtless selfies. The Giants punter made one fan's day on Friday by accepting an invitation to her prom through the social media website. Lauren Delbert of Bayonne, N.J. tweeted a picture of a football that read, "Wanna tackle prom with..." April 19

  • Giants on hand to see Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley

    Newark Star-Ledger "Dominique Easley, viewed by some as the top defensive tackle prospect in this year's draft before a second torn ACL last season, worked out for 17 teams today down in Florida. Among those on hand to view the former Gator, who says he's "80 percent" and will be healthy in time for offseason..." April 18

  • Giants, Josh Freeman getting close to a deal

    Pro Football Talk "Free agent quarterback Josh Freeman is finally getting close to finding a new home. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Freeman and the Giants are working toward a deal that should be completed within the next day or so. That Freeman is about to sign with the Giants, where Eli Manning is firmly..." April 16

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Hold the horses on QB Matt Flynn visiting #giants today. Doesn't appear to be happening, per sources.

  • Gilbride says talk of Eli’s decline is ‘ludicrous’

    New York Post "Kevin Gilbride is no longer calling plays for Eli Manning, but the Giants’ former offensive coordinator still has the quarterback’s back. Following a national discussion questioning whether the two-time Super Bowl MVP’s career has already started declining, Gilbride called the debate..." April 15

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Former Cards WR LaRon Byrd will workout for the Giants Tuesday when they also workout QBs Josh Freeman and Matt Flynn.

  • Giants concerned Eli Manning is entering the declining stage of his career

    Fansided "New York Giants quarterback underwent an arthroscopic ankle procedure Thursday. That has some worried about his health and according to Dan Graziano of ESPN, the Giants are concerned Manning could be entering the back half of his career, the downward slope. Graziano writes: There are..." April 13

  • Josh Freeman to work out for New York Giants

    Fansided "Josh Freeman is still searching for a new place to play football for 2014 as he continues to try and revitalize his young career, and according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, that journey will take his for a visit next week with head coach Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants. Giants..." April 11

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Josh Freeman may not be the only vet QB the Giants workout in the near future. They have also reached out to free agent QB Matt Flynn.

  • Eli Manning to undergo procedure on ankle "Giants quarterback Eli Manning will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his left ankle this afternoon. The procedure, a debridement of the ankle, will be performed by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C. Manning suffered a high left ankle sprain in the Giants’..." April 10

  • Pro Bowl to Arizona in 2015, slated to make Hawaii return in '16 "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09

  • 10 intriguing storylines in the NFL preseason schedule

    USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    David Carr's new potential team has nothing to do with team that drafts Derek. David Carr still hoping to sign with a team before NFL draft.

  • Some under-the-radar prospects that could pique Giants interest

    Newark Star-Ledger "We're just three days away from the Giants' local workout day which will give the team a four-hour window (plus private visits) to look at some of the best prospects in the Northeast. We'll be compiling a running list of official visits in the coming week, but here's a small preview of names to..." April 08

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    Patricia Traina @Patricia_Traina

    One year deal for Andre Brown and Texans per a source.

  • Rolle encouraged by “explosive” offseason for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants have been making plenty of changes lately. One guy who’ll be back is veteran safety Antrel Rolle. So what does he think of the offseason? “I think it’s been very explosive,” Rolle told NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk on Friday. “We’ve added some key guys to our program that can..." April 05

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    Howard Balzer @HBalzer721

    QB Rusty Smith tried out with Giants; WR Lavelle Hawkins with Bucs; S Kurt Coleman visited Colts.

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    TE Kellen Davis has signed a one-year deal with the Giants, per league source.

  • Ex-Giants star Michael Strahan finalizing deal to co-host 'Good Morning America'

    New York Daily News "Former Giants sack master Michael Strahan is on the verge of tackling a new job — co-host of ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Strahan, 42, was hammering out the final details of a contract that would make him a permanent member of the breakfast show’s crew, a source with knowledge of the deal told..." April 02

  • Robert Ayers, New York Giants sign contract "The New York Giants are adding a veteran defensive lineman to help make up for the loss of Justin Tuck. The team announced it signed defensive end Robert Ayers on Wednesday. Fox Sports reported the deal was a two-year agreement. Ayers, 28, was selected in the first round by the Denver..." April 02

  • Giants sign Charles Brown

    Pro Football Talk "Add another name to the Giants’ offseason haul. The team announced Tuesday that they have signed tackle Charles Brown. Brown visited with the Giants earlier in free agency and joins an offensive line that has also added Geoff Schwartz, John Jerry and J.D. Walton to the mix since the start of..." April 01

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Veteran CB Zack Bowman has agreed to a one-year deal with the Giants, source said. Visiting with the team today.

  • Are the Giants really getting much younger?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants may have gotten better this offseason, but they didn't get all that much younger. Justin Tuck, who turns 31 on Saturday, is gone. So are Shaun Rogers (35), David Diehl (33) and Corey Webster (32). But the reality is they are being replaced by free agents, players who are on their..." March 29

  • Bucs sign ex-Gators WR Murphy

    Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued adding pieces through free agency Wednesday, signing free-agent wide receiver Louis Murphy, a St. Petersburg native who played at the University of Florida. Contract details were not available. Murphy gives the Bucs an experienced complement to projected..." March 27

  • Giants don’t think John Jerry will be suspended, Goodell unsure

    Pro Football Talk "Giants coach Tom Coughlin says his new guard John Jerry will not be suspended for his role in the bullying in the Dolphins’ locker room last season. But NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says no such determination has been made. “Calls were made to the league office,” Coughlin said. “There is no..." March 27

  • Giants’ signings give Reese free reign in draft

    New York Post "What the Giants did most of all with their uncharacteristic free agency shopping spree was provide themselves with flexibility. They now can look ahead to the NFL Draft — where teams are truly built — knowing they are not obligated to force-feed their picks in order to fix their broken..." March 26

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Coughlin says more they watched Rashad Jennings, more they liked. Noted 'all-purpose player' and he's very good at screens #giants

  • New NFL rules include more fumble reviews, higher goalposts

    USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26

  • NFL may expand to four London games in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL isn’t done playing American football in London. In fact, not only is the NFL putting three games in London in 2014, but the London package may grow to four games in London in 2015. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, that’s one of the subjects that will be discussed — although not..." March 24

  • NY Giants break from old way of doing business and spend big in free agency

    New York Daily News "The most interesting thing about the Giants’ cannonball into the free-agent pool is that it’s really never been their way. They prefer to build through the draft, to invest in their homegrown assets and leave the wild spending sprees to Daniel Snyder and Jerry Jones. Yet that’s not exactly..." March 23

  • Giants' Steve Weatherford hailed as a hero after visiting leukemia patient

    Newark Star-Ledger "On Thursday, Mary Cruz reached out to various Giants on Twitter, including punter Steve Weatherford, to ask them to meet her husband. Weatherford got in touch and visited Leroy Cruz, who said, "The way New York Giants never quit when they were playing the 18-0 Patriots in Super Bowl 42 is the..." March 22

  • Giants Sign Free Agent OL John Jerry "The Giants today brought in another experienced player to compete on their new-look offensive line when they signed John Jerry, who started all 16 games at right guard each of the last two last seasons for the Miami Dolphins. Jerry, 6-5 and 335 pounds, is the third offensive lineman to join..." March 21

  • NFL may expand replay to personal fouls, and more

    Pro Football Talk "Two of the 13 rule changes the NFL is considering involve expanding the use of instant replay by allowing coaches to challenge personal foul penalties — and potentially much more than just that. The first proposal, put forward by Washington, is to make personal fouls reviewable. This has been..." March 20

  • Quintin Demps still expects to be Giants' kick returner despite Trindon Holliday signing

    Newark Star-Ledger "When Quintin Demps visited the Giants late last week, his dinner company consisted of head coach Tom Coughlin, defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and special teams coach Tom Quinn. With that crew on the recruiting trail, it almost went almost without saying what the Giants had in mind for..." March 20

  • Eli Manning lawsuit: Attorneys for memorabilia dealer seek to get the case back to state court

    Newark Star-Ledger "Lawyers for the memorabilia dealer who accused the New York Giants of forging game-used merchandise filed a motion seeking to get the case moved back to a New Jersey state court. The lawsuit brought by collector Eric Inselberg against Giants quarterback Eli Manning, the Giants, Giants CEO John..." March 19

  • NFLPA elects new president Eric Winston "With the tenure of NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth coming to an end, three finalists -- free agent tackle Eric Winston, free agent safety Ryan Clark and Saints tight end Ben Watson -- emerged to try to replace him. Winston ranks No. 125 on the free agent list, and he was..." March 19

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Giants bring back WR Mario Manningham on a one-year deal. Per league source.

  • Giants sign Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    Pro Football Talk "One of the top remaining free agent cornerbacks has found a home in New York. The Giants have agreed to terms with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on a five-year contract, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. According to Ralph Vacchiano ‏of the New York Daily News, the total value of the contract is $35..." March 18

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Via several reports, now-former Giants OL Kevin Boothe has signed a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders. #NYG

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    Mike Klis @MikeKlis

    Former Broncos returner Trindon Holliday agrees with NY Giants.

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    As @RVacchianoNYDN said, Mathias Kiwanuka restructured his contract with #NYG. Took a $2.175M pay cut and created $2.05M in 2014 cap space.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Giants WR Mario Manningham is scheduled to meet former team in NJ on Monday, per source. Manningham highly interested in returning.

  • Giants not expected to trade up

    Fansided "The NFL Draft is just around the corner, which means that teams are going to be looking at moving around the draft order to land the prospects they need to fill holes on the roster. One of the best prospects in the draft is Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack and he could cause teams to move..." March 16

  • New York Giants signed S Quintin Demps

    Fansided "The New York Giants added some defensive backs over night signing Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond III and Kansas City Chiefs safety Quintin Demps. Demps doubles as a kick returner on special teams and can provide a spark for the Giants in that unit. That could be critical in a..." March 16

  • Hakeem Nicks rejected contract offer from Carolina Panthers

    Fansided "Before he signed a free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts, Hakeem Nicks nearly returned home to North Carolina to play for the Carolina Panthers. According to Jonathan Jones from the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers made a contract offer to Nicks but he took his talents to Indianapolis..." March 16

  • Jets, Giants losing offseason battles to rivals

    New York Post "The Eagles stole receiver Steve Smith from the Giants three years ago, and Nnamdi Asomugha from the Jets. Giants general manager Jerry Reese came under siege while the Eagles were being hailed as a Dream Team. In other words, no one wins a Super Bowl in March. But fans live for today. Fans..." March 16

  • Giants to host Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants will get a face-to-face meeting with the top unrestricted free agent left on the market. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the Giants will host Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on Sunday. Rodgers-Cromartie huddled with the Jets on Saturday. The 27-year-old..." March 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    So Giants get a one-year deal done with former Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond; still scheduled to meet today with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.

  • Jon Beason expects big things from NY Giants despite key departures

    New York Daily News "Jon Beason knows that Justin Tuck is gone, he knows that Jason Pierre-Paul is coming off an injury, and he knows that veteran cornerbacks Corey Webster and Aaron Ross are still in the building. But the Giants middle linebacker, who signed a three-year deal with the team, still expects big..." March 15

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    The Giants would be another natural landing spot for Zuttah if the Bucs were to shop him or release him