Giants Rumors & News

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • Giants LT Will Beatty Suffers Pectoral Injury, Could Miss 5-6 Months If Surgery Is Needed

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that Giants LT Will Beatty suffered what is believed to be a pectoral injury while lifting weights. According to Garafolo, the extent of Beatty’s injury is unclear at this point in time. Beatty is being evaluated this afternoon in Manhattan. However, in..." May 20

  • Landon Collins plans to prove 'box safety' label is false "Landon Collins thought he was a surefire first-round pick. Then a few weeks before selection day, the notion that the defender was a "box safety" with little range began to spread wildly. Collins believes that not only did that cause him to fall into the second round, it's not true. "It..." May 20

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Dallas Cowboys running back offers warning for Giants' Victor Cruz's knee injury

    Newark Star-Ledger "A torn patellar tendon is no joke. It's so bad that Cowboys running back Ryan Williams wouldn't wish it on his worst enemy. Williams suffered a torn patellar tendon in his knee during a preseason game in 2011, months after being selected by Arizona in the second round of the NFL draft. He was..." May 19

  • Ryan Williams knows Morris Claiborne's difficult road "Morris Claiborne made a brief appearance inside the Dallas Cowboys' locker room during the team's recent rookie minicamp. He was drenched in sweat after a workout but quickly smiled and said he was feeling good. The last time Claiborne was spotted in the locker came late in the 2014 season. He..." May 18

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Says NFL Players Should Get Paid More Because Of Game's Inherent Violence

    Huffington Post "Odell Beckham Jr.'s career has only just begun. In fact, when EA Sports announced this week that the player with the "catch of the year" had been selected to grace the cover of Madden NFL 16, the 22-year-old became the youngest player ever to do so. But asked what he would change about the NFL,..." May 18

  • Odell Beckham makes cover of Madden 2016 "Odell Beckham's supernova rise as a rookie will finish on the cover of Madden NFL 2016. The New York Giants wide receiver won a vote over Rob Gronkowski to determine who should be on the cover this year. Gronk has the Super Bowl title; Beckham has the "wow" factor because of his insane..." May 14

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    #MaddenCover @EAMaddenNFL

    THE PEOPLE'S PLAYMAKER. Odell Beckham Jr. is your #Madden16 Cover Athlete!

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Victor Cruz, Giants buoyed by latest big step in WR’s recovery

    New York Post "A receiver running routes this time of year is not news, except when that receiver is Victor Cruz and he is coming off major knee surgery. Then, it’s news. “Today we ran some routes and stuff like that, some intermediate stuff, some cutting, planting left and right and it felt good,’’ Cruz..." May 13

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Victor Cruz says he's been cutting and working on routes vs. air. Put himself at 75-80% #Giants

  • Justin Pugh still the Giants right tackle ... for now

    Big Blue View "When the New York Giants made Ereck Flowers the ninth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft less than two weeks ago Giants fans figured it was fait accompli that right tackle Justin Pugh would move to guard and that Flowers would begin his career at right tackle. Well, that may be how things..." May 12

  • The ‘Madden’ Cover Vote Is Down To Two Players: Odell Beckham Vs. Gronk

    Uproxx "The Madden Cover Vote will be finishing up on Wednesday, and it will be between Odell Beckham Jr. and Rob Gronkowski. They’re two of the biggest stars (non-QB division) in the NFL right now, and definitely two of the biggest social media stars — Gronk for his party-boy antics and lovable..." May 12

  • Eli Manning sympathizes with Tom Brady over DeflateGate suspension, but 'understands' NFL's decision

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning wasn’t happy at all to hear the news that his friend, Tom Brady, was suspended by the NFL in the wake of DeflateGate. Then again, the Giants quarterback said, rules are rules. “I don’t like to see anybody get suspended, I don’t like to see anybody get in trouble, so in no way am..." May 12

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Also, Giants signed two tryout players (at least) yesterday: DT Carlif Taylor (So.Conn.), TE Will Tye (Stony Brook).

  • Steve Spagnuolo: There’s no switch to flip to bring 2007 defense back "Back in charge of the New York Giants' defense for the first time in seven years, Steve Spagnuolo realized pretty quickly that he has a lot of work to do. "We've got to build this thing gradually," Spagnuolo said Saturday in his first public comments since re-joining the Giants as defensive..." May 11

  • N.J. Gov. Christie spent $82,000 on concessions at Jets, Giants games: report

    Yahoo! Sports "A New Jersey watchdog report indicates that Gov. Chris Christie spent more than $82,000 in state funds on concessions at Jets and Giants games during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. We know the jokes you want to make here. They're sitting right in front of you, like a burly dude in the seat directly..." May 11

  • Tony Romo and Andrew Luck to join the Manning Brothers on Directv ads

    Awful Announcing "You remember those endearing rap videos that Eli and Peyton Manning made in 2013 (Football on Your Phone) and 2014 (Fantasy Football Fantasy) for DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket? Well, the Mannings are going to have some company when DirecTV films its new advertising campaign for 2015. The..." May 11

  • Giants say Justin Pugh and Ereck Flowers' future position 'remains to be seen'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The mystery on Justin Pugh's future position continues. Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo addressed reporters for the first time this offseason at Saturday's rookie minicamp, and was asked where he sees Pugh ending up now that first round offensive tackle Ereck Flowers is in the fold. It..." May 09

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    Paul Schwartz @NYPost_Schwartz

    Spagnuolo says slot cornerback is "a pretty big unanswered question."

  • Giants sign six Undrafted Free Agents "They terminated the contract of wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and waived linebacker Terrell Manning. The Giants also signed six rookies who were not selected in the NFL Draft last week: safety Justin Currie of Western Michigan, tackle Sean Donnelly of Tulane, linebacker Cole Farrand of Maryland,..." May 07

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Lawrence Taylor Jr., son of NFL great, pleads guilty to statutory rape, child molestation

    New York Daily News "Lawrence Taylor Jr., the son of the former NFL great Lawrence Taylor, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for statutory rape and child molestation. The 33-year-old admitted he’d likely be found guilty of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old girls between 2012 and 2013. Taylor took a plea on..." May 05

  • Madden cover finalists are out: Who made the cut? "Just when you thought you could take some fan time off, it's now the season when you'll need to feverishly worry about the Madden NFL 2016 cover jinx. As of Monday, the four finalists are out. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, Giants receiver Odell..." May 04

  • Nick Saban: Giants got a steal with Landon Collins

    New York Post "Alabama coach Nick Saban knows a first-round draft pick when he sees one, as he’s coached 16 of them the past five years. That’s why Saban does not understand why safety Landon Collins made it out of the first round this year. “I cannot for the life of me think why he would slide in the..." May 04

  • At NFL draft, Giants take offensive lineman Ereck Flowers of Miami

    New York Daily News "The last time the Giants picked in the Top 10 they landed Eli Manning. This time they landed someone who can help keep him upright for the final few years of his career. With the ninth overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, the Giants selected Miami offensive lineman Ereck Flowers,..." May 01

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    Joe Person @josephperson

    Flowers to Giants. First guy off the board who will play tackle.

  • Eli Manning hints at direction he would like Giants to go in draft

    New York Post "Eli Manning is nothing if not diplomatic. He is Switzerland: A walking, talking, pass-throwing fence-straddler. The Giants veteran quarterback is as apt to inject a strong — if mildly controversial — public opinion as he would be found dancing on a bar during happy hour in one of the frat-boy..." April 30

  • This tough O-lineman could be perfect fit for Giants at No. 9

    New York Post "You want tough? Brandon Scherff had an MRI exam on a Monday, arthroscopic knee surgery on a Tuesday, was back at practice on Wednesday and played on a Saturday against rival Iowa State. It happened in September 2014 and it is worth retelling because it says so much about the player who did..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Texans, Stevie Brown agree to 1-year deal "Former New York Giants safety Stevie Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Houston Texans, a source close to the situation confirmed Wednesday night. Brown, who turns 28 in July, is the second of the three safeties who started a game for the Giants in 2014 to depart via free..." April 30

  • Former NFL star Plaxico Burress indicted on charges he failed to pay N.J. taxes

    Newark Star-Ledger "Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has been indicted on charges he failed to pay $47,903 in New Jersey income taxes, authorities said Thursday. Burress, 37, of Totowa, faces one count of issuing a bad check or electronic funds transfer, and one count of willful failure to pay state tax. Both are..." April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Giants start clearing up logjam at running back

    New York Post "The Giants had no more room for Michael Cox, and waived the running back on Monday. The Giants added Shane Vereen this offseason to a running back stable that included Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams as key contributors and Orleans Darkwa and Chris Ogbonnaya as space-keepers. Cox, a 2013..." April 28

  • Eli Manning looks to familiar source for contract woe relief

    New York Post "At least publicly, Eli Manning continues to insist he is fine with the Giants letting him go into the final year of his contract. Manning again waved off questions about his contract situation at a charity event in Manhattan on Sunday morning, pointing to brother Peyton for leading the way in..." April 27

  • Eli Manning on contract extension with Giants: 'Nothing has been brought up'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Set to play on the final year of his contract with the Giants hasn't phased quarterback Eli Manning, even if there haven't been any discussions about an extension. "Nothing has been brought up," Manning said before walking in the March of Dimes' March for Babies with his daughter Ava on Sunday..." April 26

  • Giants' Dwayne Harris looking forward to showing off his receiving skills

    Newark Star-Ledger "New Giants kick returner Dwayne Harris has only 57 career catches over four seasons in the NFL, so you will have to forgive skeptics who aren't exactly buying Jerry Reese and Tom Coughlin's claims that he can be an impact third or fourth receiver. But Harris believes that the Giants will give..." April 25

  • Justin Pugh would like the Giants to draft Iowa's Brandon Scherff

    ESPN New York "As a draft analyst, New York Giants tackle Justin Pugh is anything but wishy-washy. In this season of hems and haws and disclaimers and smokescreens, we asked Pugh on Thursday who he'd like the Giants to take at No. 9 next Thursday night and he didn't hesitate. "I like the kid from Iowa," Pugh..." April 24

  • Victor Cruz: No doubt I'll be playing in Giants' opener "Victor Cruz continues to rehab from a devastating patellar tendon tear suffered six months ago. New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese was cautious Thursday when discussing the receiver, but said Cruz is tentatively on schedule to return by Week 1. "He looked good, he's running pretty..." April 23

  • Giants’ Damontre Moore skipping football for college classes

    New York Post "The Giants are hoping for big things from defensive end Damontre Moore as he embarks on his third NFL season. They need him to take the next step, to turn the flashes he’s shown into consistent excellence. They need him to develop into the pass-rushing force they anticipated he would become when..." April 22

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • Unsigned Jason Pierre-Paul will not participate in Giants offseason workout program

    Newark Star-Ledger "As most of the Giants convened at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on Monday for the start of the "voluntary" offseason workout program, star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will stick to what he's been doing most of the winter and spring. Pierre-Paul will continue to work out away from the..." April 21

  • Eli Manning “comfortable” heading into final year of contract

    Newsday "Eli Manning said he'd have no problem playing under the final year of his contract if he does not get an extension from the Giants before the start of the 2015 season. "I'm comfortable," he said of that possibility during a conference call on Monday. "I have a job to do and that's to play..." April 20

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • Giants close to filling huge hole at safety with Stevie Brown

    New York Post "The Giants have a gaping hole at free safety and would like Stevie Brown to fill it. There’s a good chance that happens soon. There’s an offer on the table but Brown wanted to see if he could do better than the one-year deal from the Giants. Brown, according to ESPN, has attracted interest from..." April 20