Giants Rumors & News

  • Giants' Jerrel Jernigan to miss remainder of season "The struggling New York Giants have a fresh reason to push for first-round draft pick Odell Beckham's return from a nagging hamstring injury. The team announced Tuesday that wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan has been placed on season-ending injured reserve with a dreaded mid-foot sprain. He will..." September 17

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Antrel Rolle on WFAN: 'I'm not worried' about 0-2 start

    Big Blue View "New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle is always good for some quotes when he makes his weekly appearance on WFAN Radio. With the Giants at 0-2, today was no exception. Here, via Twitter, is some of what Rolle said. " September 16

  • For Eli Manning to fit into NY Giants West Coast offense, he needs help from receivers

    New York Daily News "For all the discussion about whether Eli Manning is in decline or a good fit for the West Coast offense, he sure did look good on Sunday when everything was working right. Tom Coughlin saw that too, which is why he had this message for Manning’s teammates: How about giving him a little..." September 16

  • Ted Ginn Jr. punt return leads Cardinals to road victory over Giants

    Arizona Republic "If Cardinals coach Bruce Arians were to hand out authentic leather game balls to every player who deserved one after the Cardinals 25-14 victory over the Giants on Sunday, the replacement order would make cows nervous and the folks at Wilson busy. There was quarterback Drew Stanton, who hadn't..." September 15

  • Eli Manning: Giants are 'a better team than last year' despite similar 0-2 start

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's not what you want to hear when your team just fell to 0-2 and showed some of the same fatal flaws that doomed them the previous season. Still, it happened. Quarterback Eli Manning made the statement that this version of the Giants is improved upon last year's crew, which began the season..." September 15

  • Walter Thurmond has torn pec, done for the year

    SNY TV "Pro Football Talk is reporting that CB Walter Thurmond has a torn pectoral muscle and will miss the remainder of the season (PFT, Sept. 15). Thurmond will have surgery this week. He pulled himself from Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals in the second half." September 15

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Giants CB Walter Thurmond has strained pec, per league source. MRI on Monday to determine extent of damage.

  • Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Why he was afraid of Tom Coughlin, and why he was glad Giants coach fined him

    Newark Star-Ledger "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie used to get yelled at by his mother and grandmother all the time for quitting things. When he was in midget football, he'd get yanked by his coach for dancing after a two-yard gain. So when Rodgers-Cromartie signed a five-year deal with the Giants, he was naturally..." September 14

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    Field Yates @FieldYates

    Late week workouts for the Giants included, per source: QB Tahj Boyd, QB Pat Devlin, WR Mark Harrison, WR BJ Cunningham & DE Caesar Rayford.

  • Now Tom Coughlin blaming D coordinator for sitting stud

    New York Post "Damontre Moore went from the Giants’ sacks leader and best pass-rusher in the preseason to forgotten man in Monday’s 35-14 season-opening loss. He got just 10 snaps in Detroit, a glaring lack of playing time that had even Tom Coughlin befuddled and deflecting questions to his defensive..." September 12

  • Eli Manning doesn't think he's in decline

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning is 33 years old now and is coming off a season where he threw a career-high 27 interceptions. On Monday against the Lions, he threw two more and now has multiple interceptions in three of his last five games. There were only three games without a Manning turnover last year. So is..." September 11

  • Giants co-owner says Roger Goodell’s job not in jeopardy

    Pro Football Talk "Giants co-owner John Mara might not have liked the way the Ray Rice case was handled initially, but he has no problems with the job NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is doing now. Mara issued a statement which followed the league’s position that efforts were made to obtain the video of the former..." September 10

  • Victor Cruz says for NY Giants to succeed, Eli Manning needs to get ball to him and Rueben Randle

    New York Daily News "Victor Cruz has a simple solution to fix the Giants’ stagnant offense: Get him the damn ball. “I think in order for us to be successful, there needs to be an increased number of targets in my direction,” Cruz said Tuesday. “And in other playmakers’ directions. Just like Rueben Randle as well,..." September 10

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Giants’ Shiny New Look Has a Rusty Old Feel

    New York Times "Season-opening games can be symbolic and motivational. For the Giants, the idea was to use their visit to Ford Field to prove that this revamped team was new and different. Rebuilt and re-energized, the Giants wanted to expunge the embarrassment of last year’s lost season, a campaign most..." September 09

  • Jason Pierre-Paul says NY Giants are beasts of NFC East

    New York Daily News "Few people see the Giants as the favorites to win the NFC East. And then there’s Jason Pierre-Paul. The Giants defensive end said in an interview on Mad Dog Radio with Stephen A. Smith that he believes his squad will win the NFC East. He even cut off Smith’s question to blurt out the..." September 07

  • Ben McAdoo on Giants offensive struggles: 'The preseason is over'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Take care of today, prepare for tomorrow. It's how new Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo lives. It's how he works. Talk to the hard-nosed Western Pennsylvanian for 10 minutes and it's obvious McAdoo is a grinder. He puts his head down, works and prepares. It's no wonder coach Tom..." September 06

  • Beason appears ready for Monday "Jon Beason said all along that his goal was to be able to play by Week 1, and it looks like he will do just that. After being activated off the PUP list, the New York Giants middle linebacker practiced for the second day in a row Friday, and pronounced himself fit to go against the Lions on..." September 06

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Giants working to sign OG Adam Snyder, formerly of the Niners, source says. Reps to be had with Geoff Schwartz sidelined.

  • Giants Sign Adam Snyder

    Pro Football Rumors "10:56am: The Giants have confirmed the signing of Snyder in a press release. As expected, Schwartz was placed on the IR-designated to return list to make room on the active roster. 10:38am: The Giants will sign veteran offensive lineman Adam Snyder to help bolster their offensive line, reports..." September 03

  • No-fer! Victor Cruz deems opener against Lions a ‘must-win’

    New York Post "After what the Giants went through last season, Victor Cruz isn’t afraid to label this year’s season opener a must-win game. An ugly 0-6 start in 2013 all but guaranteed the Giants a second consecutive year without a playoff berth, which is why Cruz and others said Monday that it’s crucial Big..." September 02

  • Mathias Kiwanuka thinks Giants have one of the best defenses in NFL

    Newark Star-Ledger "The way that veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka sees it, the Giants had a good defense last season. They finished eighth in the NFL in total defense. With some new and healthy pieces, they should be improved this year. Better than eighth would make them one of the top defenses in the..." September 02

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    Josina Anderson @JosinaAnderson

    Source: OL Adam Gettis is scheduled to visit & workout for the NY #Giants on Tuesday.

  • Giants bring Michael Cox back to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The arrival of Andre Williams in the 2014 draft helped squeeze 2013 seventh-round pick Michael Cox off of the Giants’ 53-man roster, but Cox won’t be far away should the Giants decide they want him back on Sundays this fall. Cox was one of seven players added to the team’s practice squad. Cox..." September 01

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Will Odell Beckham practice this week? "I doubt that very much," Coughlin said. "He may be a couple, three weeks away."

  • NY Giants rebuilt defense ready to tackle challenge of Calvin Johnson and Lions talented offense

    New York Daily News "For all the justifiable concern about the miserable summer for the Giants’ offense, it’s been easy to forget what the franchise did during the offseason: Spent a ton of money with a majority of it going to the defense. That defense, led by what could be one of the best secondaries the Giants..." September 01

  • Giants keep some young projects instead of veterans

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants cut some big names, but kept some young players who fit their mold of finding talent in unusual places. They were able to keep undrafted rookie wide receiver Corey Washington and defensive end Kerry Wynn, after explosive preseason performances. Washington had 10 catches for 155..." August 31

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Coughlin: “Preston also has the PR/KR ability. Right now that’s very critical for us, because Odell Beckham was going to be the PR.” #giants

  • Giants place Mario Manningham, Trindon Holliday on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants brought back Super Bowl hero Mario Manningham this offseason after he spent two injury-plagued seasons in San Francisco, but he couldn’t stay healthy enough to make the club. According to multiple reports, the Giants will place Manningham on injured reserve on Saturday because of a..." August 30

  • Kellen Davis done in New York

    Pro Football Talk "It’s still unclear who’ll emerge as the top tight end for the Giants this year. It’s becoming more clear who won’t. Kellen Davis is the latest to be release, joining Dickensian antagonist Xavier Grimble as former Giants tight ends. Davis had three catches for 12 yards in five preseason games...." August 30

  • Giants brush off Curtis Painter, keeping just two QBs

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants are working (slowly, painfully) on a new offense. And they’re only going to keep two quarterbacks to run it. According to, quarterback Curtis Painter is among the early cuts for the Giants." August 30

  • Idonije out in New York

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants’ march to 53 includes a veteran defensive lineman who possibly is reaching the end of an intriguing road in professional football. Per a league source, veteran defensive lineman Israel Idonije has been cut by the Giants. He played at the University of Manitoba and wasn’t invited..." August 30

  • Eli Manning held to zero yards passing in Giants ugly final tune-up in win over Pats

    New York Post "The first pass of the night from Eli Manning was behind Rueben Randle, who could have made the catch, but did not. The second pass, aimed at Randle on the right side, looked as if the two had never met each other. “I thought, he thought, those kinds of things,’’ Tom Coughlin said with more than..." August 29

  • Giants’ Henry Hynoski era may be over after shoulder injury

    New York Post "The closest competition this summer was at fullback, where Henry Hynoski and John Conner battled for one roster spot. Hynoski appeared to have the edge heading into Friday night’s preseason finale but he didn’t make it out of the second quarter, leaving early with a shoulder injury in the Giants’..." August 29

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    As NYG cut roster to 53, I'm told it's likely -- but not certain -- they'll use short term IR on Geoff Schwartz. If so, return = Week 9.

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    John Jerry, the Giants' presumed starting LG, played 56 of the Giants' 63 offensive plays last night. Giants felt he needed the work.

  • Ryan Nassib appears locked in as backup after ‘big jump’

    New York Post "When Tom Coughlin describes Ryan Nassib, it’s not very exciting. But it is complimentary. “He works at it,’’ the Giants coach said of the second-year quarterback. “He’s a worker, a grinder and doesn’t have a lot of emotion, whether it be good or bad.’’ This was a big summer for Nassib,..." August 28

  • Antrel Rolle frustrated with one of Giants cuts

    New York Post "Charles James is gone. And Antrel Rolle is not happy about it. The Giants on Tuesday trimmed 15 players off their roster to go from 90 players to 75, and the mild surprise was the departure of James, a 23-year-old cornerback who played in 12 games last season and was one of the most spirited..." August 27

  • Geoff Schwartz’s dislocated toe is just a ‘minor setback’ and won’t miss as much time as feared

    New York Daily News "Injured Giants guard Geoff Schwartz got good news on Monday when he learned his toe injury was “just a minor setback” and that he may even be back sometime next month. Schwartz, who dislocated his right big toe on Friday night, will not even need surgery for his injury, according to the Giants...." August 27

  • Broncos trade for Giants kicker Brandon McManus "Glory of glories: We have a kicker trade! The Denver Broncos have swung a deal with the New York Giants to acquire the undrafted Brandon McManus, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, per a Broncos source. ESPN first reported the news. McManus was expected to be waived by Big Blue. Not wanting..." August 26

  • Giants announce roster cuts; 75-man roster set "The Giants today made 15 transactions to reach the NFL roster limit of 75 players in advance of the 4 p.m. deadline. Two players were placed on injured reserve: safety Cooper Taylor, who injured the sesamoid bone in his left foot in Indianapolis on Aug. 16, and wide receiver Marcus Harris, who..." August 26

  • Guard Geoff Schwartz injury update "Giants guard Geoff Schwartz had his dislocated right big toe examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte yesterday afternoon. Following the examination, it was determined that Schwartz will remain in a walking boot for approximately 7-10 days and then begin a rehabilitation program. After that,..." August 26

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Giants pick Josh Brown over Brandon McManus at kicker

    Pro Football Talk "With an offense that may make the team’s kicker as underutilized as the Maytag repairman, the Giants nevertheless need to have at least one kicker on the roster. The Giants have entrusted that duty, for now, to veteran Josh Brown. Per a league source, rookie Brandon McManus will be..." August 26

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    RB Peyton Hillis (foot/ankle) returned to practice today. “Oh my goodness," he said. "It was nice."

  • Giants’ Corey Washington is having a Victor Cruz-like preseason

    Pro Football Talk "In Giants camp, they know a thing or two about undrafted rookie wide receivers becoming stars. Much in the same way Victor Cruz captured their imaginations with a stellar preseason in 2010, the Giants have another small-college standout who could make a difference for them. Corey Washington..." August 24

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Tom Coughlin begins with praise of Rueben Randle's play in Friday night's game.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Giants have sent G Geoff Schwartz to a foot specialist following his MRI on his dislocated toe today. It does not sound good.

  • Giants guard Geoff Schwartz exits with dislocated toe

    New York Post "The Giants’ offensive line looked disjointed and out of sync — where have we heard that before? — in the first half of Friday night’s 35-24 preseason victory over the Jets, and then took a big hit when left guard Geoff Schwartz went out with a dislocated toe on his right foot. Schwartz was hurt..." August 23