Giants Rumors & News

  • New York/New Jersey Super Bowl 2.0? Giants and Jets plan for another bid for NFL's showcase game

    New York Daily News "Are you ready for another Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium? Giants co-owner John Mara told the Daily News that the Giants and Jets have informed the NFL they are interested in hosting either Super Bowl LVI in 2022 or Super Bowl LVII in 2023. As this point, it’s more of a “placeholder,” Mara said,..." May 29

  • The Giants need Ben McAdoo to be more than his playbook

    SB Nation "Last summer in Giants workouts, receiver Odell Beckham Jr., was constantly exalted. His radiant rookie season was complete. His encore was eagerly anticipated. Ben McAdoo, then the Giants offensive coordinator, was one of few who spoke forcefully about the need for Beckham's feet to remain..." May 28

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Annie Apple, Mother of Giants' Top Pick Eli Apple, Will Be a Contributor on Sunday NFL Countdown

    The Big Lead "Annie Apple has seen the biggest leap in draft stock from mid-April to now, surpassing any of the players who were known commodities heading into the draft. The mother of New York Giants’ first round pick Eli Apple made a name for herself by calling out complaints about her son’s cooking, talking..." May 24

  • Giants S Cooper Taylor out until camp after sports hernia surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants dealt with a slew of injuries at safety last year, leaving them without a consistent pair in the back end of their defense on their way to a third straight losing season. They head into this season with Landon Collins set as the starter at one spot and a group of players vying for..." May 23

  • Eli Apple's mom to join ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown

    The Score "New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple's mom, Annie, will join the cast of ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown in September as a contributor, the network confirmed on Monday. Apple will "offer player profiles and other stories" on the network's flagship NFL program, another step in the growing media..." May 23

  • Giants' Rodgers-Cromartie absent from OTAs

    The Score "New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was not present at the team's OTA practice Monday. It's unknown why Rodgers-Cromartie was absent from the workout as there's been no reports of injury or a contract holdout to date. Head coach Ben McAdoo did not sound pleased, however, when..." May 23

  • Former undrafted free agent Damon Harrison buys mom a house

    The Score "It's sounds like a cliche for professional athletes to buy their parents a new home after making it to the big leagues. In the NFL, unless you were picked among the top spots, that cliche just isn't a reality." May 22

  • Time to start thinking about life after Eli Manning

    New York Daily News "There are still two months and 10 days until the Giants report for training camp, and another 6 ½ weeks after that until Opening Day. A lot can happen between now and then and we still have a ton to learn about how Ben McAdoo is going to run the Giants. I'd say be patient, but … well, I know..." May 22

  • What role will Jonathan Casillas have for Giants in 2016?

    Big Blue View "Jonathan Casillas was signed a year ago by the New York Giants to provide depth and special teams ability. He ended up being far more important to the defense than anticipated, but whether that is a good or bad thing is open to interpretation as the Giants ranked last in the league in yards..." May 21

  • Giants legend Harry Carson won't let grandson play football

    New York Daily News "Harry Carson is still a giant. Sixty-two is a frail age for linebackers, but he strides purposefully in a suit through the New York state capitol building. It’s May 4, and Carson is in Albany to discuss football and brain injuries with state lawmakers. Formally introduced in the Assembly..." May 21

  • Rex Ryan wanted to trade for Odell Beckham Jr. as a rookie

    Sporting News "No one has ever accused Rex Ryan of being shy, so it should come as no surprise that the Bills coach has no fear about treading ground others may avoid. For instance: When Odell Beckham Jr. was catching flak from Giants fans as a rookie for his injury woes, the then-Jets coach was scheming to..." May 21

  • Report: NFL to move Pro Bowl to Orlando

    Orlando Sentinel "The National Football League is moving its Pro Bowl all-star game to Orlando, according to a report by Bloomberg.com. The Bloomberg report cited three people familiar with the matter confirming that Orlando has beaten out the event's traditional home of Honolulu, as well as Houston and Sydney,..." May 19

  • Janoris Jenkins says 5 kids with 4 women is ‘a blessing’

    New York Post "Janoris Jenkins is 27 years old and has five children with four different women. “It ain’t a lot,” Jenkins told The Post this week. “It’s just five kids. A lot is something you can’t handle, and I can handle five kids.” Jenkins, the Giants’ big-ticket free-agent cornerback, had four..." May 19

  • 10 undrafted free agents who could make an impact in the NFL

    SB Nation "Carving out a spot on an NFL roster filled with veterans, free agent acquisitions and new draft selections is a lot for undrafted free agents to overcome. But every year players are able to pull it off. In 2015, there were 56 undrafted rookies who snagged a spot on a 53-man roster after..." May 17

  • NFL names new czar of discipline for on-field conduct

    Sporting News "Former All-Pro offensive tackle Jon Runyan was named the NFL's new czar of discipline for on-field conduct, the league announced Tuesday. Runyan, who also served as a congressman (R-New Jersey) from 2011-15, played 14 seasons in the NFL for four teams, most notably with the Philadelphia..." May 17

  • Strahan’s ‘Live’ departure leaves staff in ‘celebratory’ mood

    Page Six "Spies said that hours after Michael Strahan left ABC’s “Live” last week, his image was taken down from the studio lobby. A source noticed on Friday that “the photo of Kelly [Ripa] and Michael in the lobby was already replaced with a picture of just Kelly, and the logo . . . was changed to ‘Live..." May 17

  • Ranking NFL's divisional worst-to-first contenders

    Tennessean "Optimism is never in short supply throughout the NFL offseason, even for the league's most moribund franchises. In a parity-driven league, a sudden rise never seems far off. The Washington Redskins were last season's lone worst-to-first story, but they proved it's possible to shed the standards..." May 17

  • Best offseason acquisitions for all 32 NFL teams

    ESPN "From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters select the top offseason pickup for every team: AFC EAST Buffalo Bills Outside linebacker Shaq Lawson Drafting Lawson at No. 19 overall was a steal for the Bills -- general manager Doug Whaley never..." May 16

  • Tom Coughlin wants to get back in coaching, understands age is an issue

    CBS Sports "Tom Coughlin has been coaching longer than several NFL head coaches have been alive. That includes the man who replaced him with the Giants, Ben McAdoo. It's the very fabric of what he does, and now Coughlin is trying to figure out if he's walking away from the game forever. The two-time Super..." May 16

  • Warren Sapp’s Bankruptcy Docs Went to Jeremy Shockey’s House

    Black Sports Online "Warren Sapp said publicly that Jeremy Shockey was the snitch in the Saints Bounty case, but that turned out to be 100% false. Since then Sapp has been Shockey’s mortal enemy. Somehow Sapp’s bankruptcy documents got sent to Jeremy Shockey’s house, so Shockey thought it would be a good idea to..." May 16

  • Despite being on a ‘pitch count,’ Giants’ Victor Cruz says he should be ready to go Week 1

    New York Daily News "With months to go before opening day, Victor Cruz is running routes and believes he’ll be ready to go by Week 1. The Giants wideout, who missed all of last season due to a calf injury in his comeback attempt from a torn right patellar tendon, is participating in offseason drills with the team,..." May 15

  • Michael Strahan: Flashbacks on Friday ... Kelly Ramps Up the Bitterness

    TMZ "Michael Strahan doesn't want fanfare Friday as he exits 'Live' for 'GMA' ... we've learned the show will be a look back at the last 4 years, minus some hard feelings by his co-host over the last 2 weeks. Sources on the show tell us ... Friday's 'Live' will be laced with clips from shows past,..." May 12

  • Insight on a crowded Giants backfield and the right side of the offensive line

    New York Daily News "I can never tell if Giants fans are happy or upset, especially during the offseason. The team used to get ripped for not spending money in free agency. Now people are questioning how they spent their $200 million. And even after they basically rebuilt their NFL-worst defense, fans seem absolutely..." May 12

  • 10 players on the roster bubble heading into training camp

    The Score "The most exciting stage of free agency has come and gone, but there are still plenty of moves to be made before the 2016 season gets underway. With the NFL draft now in the books, and teams having added plenty of competition to their respective rosters, a number of veteran players will be..." May 11

  • Study reveals interesting data about NFL player suicide rate

    The Comeback "According to government research, NFL players are less likely to commit suicide than the average man in the general population. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health performed research on over 3,000 retired players, and that research showed that NFL players were less likely..." May 11

  • Kelly Ripa Opens Up About What Really Happened with Michael Strahan

    People Magazine "Kelly Ripa is opening up in this exclusive interview on how she really feels about Michael Strahan's departure from Live! – and what's next for her. Subscribe now for her side of the story, only in PEOPLE! Michael Strahan will depart from Live! With Kelly and Michael after under four years on..." May 11

  • Despite being on a ‘pitch count,’ Giants’ Victor Cruz says he should be ready to go Week 1

    New York Daily News "With months to go before opening day, Victor Cruz is running routes and believes he’ll be ready to go by Week 1. The Giants wideout, who missed all of last season due to a calf injury in his comeback attempt from a torn right patellar tendon, is participating in offseason drills with the team,..." May 11

  • 10 NFL players who are destined for breakout seasons in 2016

    USA Today "As rookie camps and OTAs get going around the league, prepare yourself for hype season. You know, that’s the time of the year when you start to hear that Young Player X is dominating in practice and primed for a big year. We’ve picked out ten players who will undoubtedly create that buzz over the..." May 11

  • Darian Thompson makes himself heard in Giants camp

    New York Daily News "He’d always been a yeller, ever since his college days at Boise State. And Darian Thompson wasn’t about to stop now. So there the rookie safety was on Friday morning, in the midst of his very first practice in a Giants uniform, calling out plays and schemes and formations as best he could. He’d..." May 09

  • N.F.L. Concussion Payouts Have Lenders Circling

    New York Times "The offers seem too good to pass up: Loans worth tens of thousands of dollars with no money down and no time limit for paying it back. The main catch, sometimes buried in the fine print, is the interest rate of 40 percent or higher. “We take the weight off your shoulders,” reads one pitch,..." May 09

  • Justin Tuck: 'Coach McAdoo, don't be a player's best friend'

    The Score "Defensive end Justin Tuck won two Super Bowls as a member of Tom Coughlin's New York Giants and on Friday, he signed a one-day contract to officially retire as a member of Big Blue. Tuck has been open about his admiration for his former coach and the complicated relationship shared between the..." May 08

  • ESPN's attorneys cite First Amendment in Pierre-Paul lawsuit

    The Score "Attorneys for ESPN's Adam Schefter are citing First Amendment protections while asking a Florida judge to dismiss New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul's lawsuit against the reporter. Pierre-Paul is suing the network and Schefter for posting his medical records, after the 27-year-old..." May 08

  • JPP hasn’t forgiven ESPN for posting his medical records

    New York Post "Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is doubling down on his invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN, demanding to know how sportscaster Adam Schefter obtained his medical records. Pierre-Paul had his finger amputated after a fireworks accident on July 4. Schefter broke the news days later,..." May 08

  • Brooklyn native Ishaq Williams signs contract with Giants to complete comeback story

    New York Daily News "It was less than a year ago that Ishaq Williams had seen himself go from a 255-pound linebacker with a bright future, to an out-of-shape, near-300-pounder, stuck in a funk. He was about as far away from being an NFL player as he could've ever imagined. At that low point, he wouldn't have..." May 08

  • Eli Apple doesn't work in the slot

    Newark Star-Ledger "The fieldhouse at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center was buzzing. There was organized chaos on all four corners of the indoor turf on Friday afternoon. The Giants rookies, select youngsters on the roster and players desperately attempting to earn a roster spot on tryouts were participating..." May 07

  • Giants sign two-thirds of their draft class at once

    Pro Football Talk "With rookie deals becoming rote, more and more teams are announcing their signings in bulk. The Giants are the latest, announcing they’ve gotten four of their six picks under contract already. Included in the group are first-round cornerback Eli Apple, second-round wide receiver Sterling..." May 06

  • Giants center says some teammates “are just happy to be there”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s great for teams when players work hard in the offseason to improve. It may be less great for teams when certain players imply they’re the only ones doing so. Giants center Weston Richburg didn’t name any names, but suggested that he was the only one spending extra time on his job...." May 06

  • NFL's Justin Tuck Gifts 70 Bottles of Johnnie Walker Blue ... After Retirement

    TMZ "Justin Tuck had a reverse Kobe Bryant style retirement Friday -- instead of people showering him with gifts, he was the one doing the giving ... handing out 70 BOTTLES of $200 scotch. The former NY Giants superstar signed an honorary 1-day contract with the team today so he could retire as a..." May 06

  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sends brownies to Eli Apple's mother

    ESPN "After choosing not to sugarcoat a singular criticism of the NFL's welcome reception for families prior to the draft in Chicago, Annie Apple is getting her just desserts, courtesy of commissioner Roger Goodell. Apple, the mother of Eli Apple, the Ohio State cornerback who was selected by the New..." May 06

  • Jets tried to make trade with Giants to draft Laremy Tunsil

    New York Daily News "The Jets tried to play Let’s Make A Deal with the Giants last week to get the bong-smoking, stepfather-punching, impermissible-gift taking offensive tackle from Ole Miss. It was the 10th pick in the first round, the Giants were on the clock, their two top targets just went to teams trading up..." May 06

  • Annie Apple didn’t let Eli wear a Rolex to the NFL Draft because he was ‘an unemployed college dropout’

    New York Daily News "Eli Apple's mother has no problem letting her son know what time it is. Annie Apple wrote a first-person piece for Sports Illustrated on Wednesday about Eli’s journey to the NFL. And naturally, she dropped some knowledge. Most notably, Annie writes that Eli, the Giants’ first-round pick,..." May 05

  • Justin Tuck will sign a 1-day contract and retire as a Giant

    Fox Sports "Longtime New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck will sign a one-day contract and retire with the franchise on Friday. Tuck, 33, was a third-round draft pick by the Giants in 2005 and spent the first nine seasons of his career with the team before joining the Oakland Raiders for the 2014 and..." May 04

  • From redshirt to red carpet: Eli Apple’s mom on her son’s journey to NFL

    SI "Last week at a pre-draft party in our home, a family friend turned to my son, Eli, and summed up his journey to his dream job in the NFL: “What people now see took years to build and accomplish.” Before winning the first College Football Playoff National Championship, before taking home the..." May 04

  • Jimmy Kimmel Will Serve As Kelly Ripa’s First ‘Live’ Guest Host After Strahan Leaves

    Uproxx "Following the surprise news that Live with Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan would be leaving the show for Good Morning America, gossip columns had plenty to work with when Kelly Ripa decided not to show up to work. The internet got mad at Strahan on Ripa’s behalf while rumors of just how..." May 03

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • New York Giants Meeting with Veteran CB Leon Hall

    Giants "The New York Giants may have drafted Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple in the first-round of the 2016 NFL Draft, but their concerns at the cornerback position apparently persist. And on Tuesday, the team will meet with veteran cornerback Leon Hall. Hall, a first-round pick of the Cincinnati..." May 03

  • Jerry Reese on WFAN: Draft critics "don't know what they're talking about"

    Big Blue View "New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese bristled Monday during an appearance on WFAN with Mike Francesa at the idea the Giants were caught off guard by the way the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft unfolded. "When somebody don't know what they're talking about, it's easy to depict it that..." May 03

  • Josh Norman on Odell Beckham Jr.: "He's trying to steal my bologna" (he mentions bologna six times in the article)

    USA Today "The feud between Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. doesn’t appear to be dying down and likely won’t after what ran in the Player’s Tribune on Monday. The Norman-Beckham title bout from late last year that escalated into several..." May 02

  • Antrel Rolle would like to return to Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Antrel Rolle is a free agent after being released by the Bears on Sunday and the 33-year-old says that he is “200 percent committed” to continuing his NFL career for a 12th season. Rolle said on SiriusXM NFL Radio he’s healthy after missing nine games last season and ending the year on..." May 02

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