Giants Rumors & News

  • NYC Mayor sends supplies to fix Odell Beckham Jr.’s hole at Lambeau Field

    Newark Star-Ledger "Apparently New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio isn't waiting for the Giants to conclude their investigation into who put a hole in the wall outside of the visitors' locker room at Lambeau Field last week. De Blasio sent drywall, plaster and a trowel to Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt to repair the..." January 14

  • Eagles' Jenkins: I'd rather face Brady than Rodgers "Tom Brady is arguably the greatest NFL quarterback of all time, and Aaron Rodgers is one of the all-time greats. But which player on his own presents the biggest matchup problem for a defensive player? Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins joined GameDay First on Saturday ahead of the divisional..." January 14

  • A look at the Giants’ salary cap situation for the 2017 season

    New York Daily News "Jerry Reese hit the jackpot with his well-documented spending spree last offseason, but the Giants’ coffers aren’t empty and the GM can go shopping again this March if he wants. Big Blue enters the offseason with almost $32 million in cap space, according to and based on an..." January 12

  • Giants punter Brad Wing says Odell Beckham Jr. will continue to mature

    ESPN "New York Giants punter Brad Wing says his good friend -- wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. -- understands that he needs to find more self-control. "He's always cared about what the youth think of him, the younger generation, and I know he always wants to be the best role model for them, and he..." January 12

  • Victor Cruz says Odell Beckham needs to control his Giant outbursts

    New York Daily News "A day after GM Jerry Reese indicated he wants Odell Beckham Jr. to grow up, teammate Victor Cruz said he wasn't worried about his fellow wideout but does think Beckham's tantrums could hold the receiver back. "I think just having those outbursts are going to hinder him in some regard," Cruz..." January 11

  • Ben McAdoo calls reports of Giants’ plane trashing ‘bull—-‘

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo had a rather strong reaction to reports that his team had trashed a plane returning from Green Bay. There were allegations Sunday that the Giants left their plane in such disarray that it required a significant delay to clean things up. McAdoo had a very simple..." January 11

  • The NFL's Drug of Choice

    Bleacher Report "They didn't ask questions. If something hurt, NFL players simply stepped in line behind dozens of others waiting for the same drug. One by one, for years, players have taken a shot of Toradol to the rear or swallowed the drug in pill form to play football on Sunday. The game-day ritual was..." January 11

  • Pacific Pro Football League for non-NFL-eligible players to debut

    ESPN "A new pro football league announced Wednesday it plans to begin hiring players in winter 2017 and staging games in summer 2018. The Pacific Pro Football League is for players who have graduated from high school but aren't in college and haven't been out for three years in order to make..." January 11

  • NFL's Josh Brown Officially Divorced From Wife He Abused

    TMZ "Josh Brown's marriage to the woman he admittedly abused is finally over -- and he's going to be paying her A LOT of money ... this according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports. The docs show Molly Brown separated from the ex-New York Giants kicker on May 22, 2015 ... the same day he was..." January 11

  • Giants Likely To Add Developmental QB

    Pro Football Rumors "Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning is now 36 years old and coming off one of the worst seasons of his 13-year career, two factors which will likely press New York into acquiring a developmental quarterback during the offseason, as general manager Jerry Reese told reporters, including Jordan..." January 11

  • Super Bowl ad spending for first 51 years totals almost $5 billion

    Awful Announcing "The Super Bowl is an event where the ads are almost as important as the game. Over the years, attention to the commercials has grown to the point where you can preview them on YouTube and other sites before the Big Game. Because the Super Bowl draws the year’s biggest television audience, it’s no..." January 11

  • Giants’ Justin Pugh: Cowboys lucky Big Blue lost to Packers

    New York Daily News "The Dallas Cowboys' first challenge of this postseason will be to take on the NFL's hottest offense, facing the Green Bay Packers, who have won seven straight games and topped 30 points in five straight contests. And according to Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh, the Cowboys should be..." January 10

  • Giants’ Justin Pugh: Cowboys lucky Big Blue lost to Packers

    New York Daily News "The Dallas Cowboys' first challenge of this postseason will be to take on the NFL's hottest offense, facing the Green Bay Packers, who have won seven straight games and topped 30 points in five straight contests. And according to Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh, the Cowboys should be..." January 10

  • Giants accused of trashing plane on flight home from Green Bay, causing delay

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants suffered an embarrassing loss against the Green Bay Packers in the opening round of the playoffs, and it sounds like they may have blown off some steam on the flight home. Too much steam, perhaps. According to a report from the New York Post, Giants players and staff..." January 10

  • Giants GM Jerry Reese on Odell Beckham: Time to grow up

    Metro "Odell Beckham has some growing up to do and New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese certainly doesn’t disagree that the biggest star on his team needs to do some maturing. From a sideline tantrum aimed at a kicking net earlier this season to reportedly punching a wall in the Giants locker..." January 10

  • Giants GM admits Eli Manning is on downside of his career

    Sportsnaut "The New York Giants put up a miserable performance in a 38-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers in the Wild Card playoffs on Sunday. It was also not one of Eli Manning’s best performances. Now that the Giants are headed back to their homes for the winter, the comments and critiques are obviously..." January 09

  • Beckham reportedly told grounds crew to '(expletive) off' after punching hole in wall

    CBS Sports "The Giants' loss to the Packers, an ugly 38-13 blowout at Lambeau Field on Sunday, is not working out very well for New York wide receiver Odell Beckham. He's taking on tons of wat--, er, criticism for spending an afternoon on a boat in Miami the week of the game, even though he says it has..." January 09

  • Tom Brady relates to Giants’ Miami trip, admits he did things he regrets

    Fox Sports "The New York Giants were bounced from the postseason on Sunday after an embarrassing 38-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers. The defense was atrocious, but the play of Odell Beckham Jr. and the receivers was even worse. And fair or not, the debacle is being blamed on the highly criticized Miami trip..." January 09

  • Jason Pierre-Paul won’t sign another one-year ‘prove it’ deal with Giants

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Pierre-Paul turned down more money from other teams to remain with the New York Giants on a one-year deal this season, and the star defensive end has no intention of doing it again. On Monday, Pierre-Paul said he is not going to sign another “prove it” deal in free agency this..." January 09

  • Twitter is having a yacht of fun with Giants' boat photo

    Sporting News "Giants receivers Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz, Sterling Shepard and Roger Lewis Jr. will probably regret their trip to Miami, after what happened in Sunday's 38-13 loss to the Packers. The pre-playoff trip was met with an overwhelming amount of criticism, especially after a photo surfaced of the..." January 09

  • Victor Cruz would be crushed if this is the end

    New York Post "It was not yet midway through the second quarter when a strange sound could be heard within Lambeau Field. Victor Cruz caught a pass for a 6-yard gain and the Giants fans bundled up in the building saluted their hometown hero with the familiar “Cruuuuzzzz’’ rumbling cheer. Was that the last..." January 09

  • Odell Beckham Jr. bangs head on door, allegedly punches hole in wall

    ABC News "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. allegedly punched a hole in a wall after their 38-13 playoff loss to the Packers in Green Bay, according ESPN's Sal Paolantonio, who saw Beckham also banging his head against a door. Grounds crew members tell Paolantonio that Beckham was hitting..." January 09

  • Rodgers, Packers make magic happen in 38-13 playoff win

    The Sports Xchange "GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Call it "Revenge of the Hail Mary" by Captain Hail Mary. Aaron Rodgers, who shocked the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals with end-of-game Hail Mary touchdown passes last season, stunned the New York Giants with a 42-yard Hail Mary touchdown to Randall Cobb on the final..." January 08

  • Thomas Davis: Odell Beckham Jr. ‘a cancer’ when emotions get best of him "Odell Beckham Jr. is the key to the New York Giants' offense. Without the superstar receiver, Big Blue would be sitting at home instead of facing the Packers in Green Bay Sunday afternoon. No one player can guard OBJ. The best a defense can do is get in his face early and hope to throw Beckham..." January 08

  • Giants’ Janoris Jenkins trash-talks Packers’ Jordy Nelson on Twitter before deleting game day post

    New York Daily News "Janoris Jenkins was trash-talking the Packers not long after the sun came up Sunday. The Jackrabbit, as the Giants corner calls himself, told Jordy Nelson on Twitter that he was about to shut Green Bay's top receiver down — again. Jenkins even used the term "Rabbit Hole," coined on the..." January 08

  • Odell Beckham 'I Got My Strip Club Pinky Ring Back!'

    TMZ "Odell Beckham Jr. has been reunited with his swag ... getting back the iced-out diamond ring he lost at a NYC strip club back in November. TMZ Sports broke the sad tale ... Beckham lost his super sparkly diamond ring on a night he was turning up with Von Miller at Sin City booty..." January 08

  • Damon Harrison isn't worried about playoff experience because he plays 'Madden'

    CBS Sports "New York Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison has been in the NFL for five seasons. He spent the first four of those seasons playing for the Jets, so he has never played in a postseason game. This Sunday against the Packers will be his first time appearing in the playoffs. That is, of course,..." January 07

  • Giants' Pierre-Paul ruled out for playoff opener

    Pro Football Talk "As expected, the Giants have officially ruled defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul out for Sunday’s game at Green Bay. Pierre-Paul hasn’t practiced since undergoing sports hernia surgery in early December. Earlier this week he said he’s feeling better and hinted that he could be ready for the..." January 06

  • The Giants are applying 'Fight Club' rules to the weather conditions in Green Bay

    CBS Sports "Nine years ago, the New York Giants traveled to Green Bay to take in the Packers in the NFC title game. You probably remember this game either as the one that sent the Giants to the Super Bowl, where they defeated the previously unbeaten Patriots; or as the one where Tom Coughlin's face turned so..." January 06

  • Chris Berman stepping down from ESPN NFL studio role

    Larry Brown Sports "Sundays are going to look and feel a lot different at ESPN next fall, as longtime broadcaster Chris Berman is stepping down from his current in the network’s NFL studio. ESPN announced on Thursday that Berman will no longer be hosting ESPN’s NFL studio programming following the playoffs. He..." January 05

  • NFL TV viewership dropped an average of 8 percent this season

    ESPN "Broadcasters of NFL games saw television viewership drop by an average of 8 percent for the 2016 regular season, as a typical game was watched by 1.4 million fewer people than last season (16.5 million versus 17.9 million), according to league data obtained by ESPN. Prime-time broadcasts were..." January 05

  • It's no joke: A barista and a farmer walk into a Vegas sportsbook, and come out with $1.2 million "So, a barista and a farmer walk into the Las Vegas Superbook… It sounds like the setup for a great joke, right? Well, it’s no joke, although the barista and the farmer are now laughing all the way to the bank. That’s because the two finished No. 1-2 in the prestigious SuperContest, the..." January 05

  • Jason Pierre-Paul talks return in first interview since surgery

    New York Post "The line to get inside the River Rock Restaurant and Marina Bar in Brick Township, N.J., on Tuesday night snaked throughout the expansive facility, out the front door and into the parking lot, looking for awhile like it might stretch all the way out to Route 34. If you hadn’t noticed the..." January 04

  • Agent's Take: 10 NFL stars who could be in different uniforms in 2017

    CBS Sports "A player getting released because his performance doesn't justify his salary is a way of life in the NFL, where contracts aren't fully guaranteed. When a player is released or traded, the remaining proration of the salary components that are treated like signing bonus immediately accelerate into..." January 04

  • Eli Manning must come to same playoff realization as Peyton

    New York Post "Eli Manning turned 36 on Tuesday, which is a nice reminder that he’s still almost five full years younger than the other Manning who used to play quarterback in the NFL. Growing up, Peyton was always much closer with his Irish twin (and first favorite receiving target) Cooper, with less than two..." January 04

  • Finalists for 2017 Hall of Fame class include LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor, Brian Dawkins

    ESPN "First-year eligibles LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor and Brian Dawkins are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also making the finals are Morten Andersen, Tony Boselli, Isaac Bruce, Don Coryell, Terrell Davis, Alan Faneca, Joe Jacoby, Ty Law, John Lynch, Kevin..." January 04

  • Eli Manning gives hilarious answer to a question about his receivers partying in Miami

    Newark Star-Ledger "For just a moment, it sounded like Eli Manning was going to have some stern words for his receivers traveling to Miami on their off day and partying into the night with Justin Bieber. At least, that's how his answer to a question about -- please forgive me -- Biebergate began on Tuesday..." January 03

  • Ben McAdoo not worried about his receivers partying in Miami

    New York Daily News "Apparently the Giants' wide receivers aren't afraid of the Justin Bieber curse — or of partying hard ahead of a playoff game. Odell Beckham and Victor Cruz were spotted on musician Trey Songz' Snapchat partying in a nightclub in Miami with Justin Bieber. Based on the timing of the snap story..." January 03

  • Did Odell Beckham Jr. Use a Drake Lyric to Take a Shot at Josh Norman on Instagram?

    Complex "Odell Beckham Jr. and Josh Norman don't like each other. Their contentious relationship has been well documented ever since the Giants receiver swung at and speared Norman while he was still a member of the Panthers during a December contest late last season. With all that in mind, it's no..." January 02

  • David Irving: Cowboys “need” another shot at Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Friday’s PFT Live featured an extended discussion with Cowboys defensive end David Irving, a young player who has gone from pleasant surprise to dominant force. The Cowboys generally have been a dominant force this year, but in one respect they have been dominated. Specifically, when they have..." January 01

  • Giants spoil Redskins' playoff bid

    The Sports Xchange "LANDOVER, Md. -- What was supposed to be the jumping off point to a second straight playoff appearance ended up as a bitter defeat for the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Kirk Cousins was intercepted by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie with under 1:30 remaining and the New York Giants defeated the..." January 01

  • Odell Beckham Jr. has playoffs, not Josh Norman, on his mind

    Newsday "As far as Victor Cruz is concerned, the Odell Beckham Jr.-Josh Norman feud ended on Sept. 25 at MetLife Stadium. Early in the Giants’ game against the Redskins that afternoon, Beckham and Norman collided in the end zone when Beckham faked as if he was jumping for a pass from Eli Manning. Norman..." December 29

  • Former Giants coach Tom Coughlin reportedly interviews with Jaguars

    New York Daily News "Well that was quick! Tom Coughlin, the first coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars franchise, is interviewing with the team today, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It’s been well known that Coughlin — who led the Giants to two Super Bowl victories and stepped down last January after 12 seasons..." December 29

  • Hall of Fame game moved to Thursday night to start preseason

    ESPN "The Hall of Fame game will be played on Aug. 3 -- a Thursday night -- next summer, two days before the inductions into the pro football shrine. On Wednesday, the hall announced the change in schedule. Previously, the game was played on a Sunday, one night after the inductions. Participants..." December 28

  • Giants hopeful Pierre-Paul can return for start of playoffs

    ESPN "There is a glimmer of hope that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul could return from his core muscle injury in time for wild-card weekend Jan. 7-8, multiple sources told ESPN. The Giants have even more confidence that he could be available for the divisional round of the playoffs..." December 27

  • Harrison fined for hit on Stafford

    Pro Football Talk "Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison was fined for a hit on Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford last week, PFT has confirmed. Harrison was fined $18,231, which is the standard fine for roughing the passer. Harrison was not flagged during the game for the hit but was fined after league..." December 24

  • Giants' Ben McAdoo on using walkie-talkies: 'I violated the rule'

    ESPN "In his first comments since the New York Giants were penalized for illegally using walkie-talkies in a Dec. 11 win over the Dallas Cowboys, coach Ben McAdoo publicly accepted the NFL's ruling. The Giants were fined $150,000, McAdoo was fined $50,000 and the team's fourth-round pick in the 2017..." December 24

  • Giants' Vernon spent over $150K on booze for Christmas gifts

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's good to be on Olivier Vernon's Christmas shopping list! The Giants defensive end gave every one of his teammates and coaches, as well as other members of the organization, a personalized bottle of Louis XIII Cognac, according to multiple sources. A bottle of the brandy costs roughly..." December 24

  • Eagles prevent Giants from clinching playoff berth

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- The New York Giants had chances to win the game, which also meant they had chances to clinch their first NFL playoff spot since 2011. They did neither, as the Philadelphia Eagles took an early lead and held on to defeat the Giants 24-19 on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial..." December 23

  • Ben McAdoo on Giants’ loss: I didn’t coach well enough

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants are fighting for a playoff berth and the Eagles are mathematically eliminated, but it was the Eagles who came out looking good and the Giants who came out looking sluggish in Philadelphia’s win on Thursday night. So what happened? “I didn’t coach well enough and we didn’t play well..." December 23