Giants Rumors & News

  • Odell Beckham Jr. releases line of emojis

    Bleacher Report "Sometimes the best words are left unspoken. And that's because they were expressed through OdellMoji, of course. At least that's what NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. would like people to believe." July 26

  • Victor Cruz says he’ll ‘be ready to go’ when Giants training camp opens

    New York Daily News "At long last, after nearly a year-and-a-half away from the game, Victor Cruz is finally ready to hit the field. Hopefully. The Giants’ one-time star receiver, who missed all of 2015 and the final 10 games of 2014 with an assortment of leg woes, said he expects to be ready for action when..." July 24

  • Charles Barkley: Odell Beckham Jr. is 'becoming too famous' "Charles Barkley has a message for Odell Beckham Jr.: Beware of the fame monster. The NBA Hall of Famer appeared on Friday's edition of NFL Total Access, where he was asked by NFL Network's Willie McGinest what he thought about Beckham's recent comments about cornerback Josh Norman. Beckham said..." July 23

  • Odell Beckham Rumored to Dating Demi Lovato

    Black Sports Online "Odell Beckham Jr and Demi Lovato have been making headline news over the news that they were spotted in an NYC restaurant on what looked like a date. Is Demi Lovato out on the rebound? It might seem that way given that her almost 6-year relationship with actor Wilmer Valderrama ended a few..." July 22

  • Beckham says Peterson is league's top cornerback

    Sky Sports "Odell Beckham Jr has named the Arizona Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson as the NFL’s best cornerback. The New York Giants star was asked which defensive player gave wide receivers the most trouble when speaking at a Sky Sports' Facebook Live event alongside cricketer Eoin Morgan and rugby player..." July 22

  • Redskins’ Josh Norman can only laugh about Odell Beckham Jr.’s comments

    Washington Post "Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was in New York on Thursday to promote his partnership with Thync, whose wearable device promises to help users activate their body’s natural state of energy or calm. During a Facebook Live chat with Business Insider reporter Scott Davis, Norman was asked about..." July 22

  • An Overwhelming Number Of People Don’t Think Kids Should Play Tackle Football

    Uproxx "The true toll that playing football takes on the brain has come into focus over the last several years. We’ve reached a point where even the NFL is saying that playing can cause irreparable brain damage (Tell the truth! Tell the truth!), so it’s clear that America will need to reckon with the..." July 20

  • Odell Beckham accuses Josh Norman of riding his coattails

    New York Post "A five-year, $75 million contract with more than $51 million in guaranteed money provided plenty of reason for Josh Norman to join the Washington Redskins, but Odell Beckham Jr. believes he was also a significant factor in his rival’s move. The Giants star receiver, who infamously fought with..." July 20

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Explains How Khloe Kardashian Dating Rumors Messed Up His Personal Life

    Complex "One of the weird things about being a celebrity is that, if you're ever photographed standing within five feet of another celebrity, there's a good chance people will automatically assume you're dating or, at the very least, sticking it to one another. Odell Beckham Jr.—who is still getting..." July 20

  • Coughlin, Tuck, Accorsi to enter Giants’ Ring of Honor

    Big Blue View "Tom Coughlin, Justin Tuck and Ernie Accorsi will be inducted into the New York Giants’ Ring of Honor this season. The trio will be so honored at halftime of a Nov. 14 Monday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals. The careers of the three men will always be linked in Giants’ lore. Accorsi..." July 19

  • Despite Rooney Rule, minority NFL coaches still aren't hired often enough

    Sporting News "The number of minority coaches and assistants in the NFL has flatlined to an incredibly low number, reports. In the past five years, 22 new coaches have been hired, with Todd Bowles being the only minority coach hired despite the parameters set by the Rooney Rule in 2003. Former NFL..." July 19

  • NFL reportedly won't keep track of PSI numbers with microchips in footballs

    CBS Sports "Even after two years of tedious debate over whether or not Tom Brady and the Patriots could have masterminded a plot to mildly deflate some footballs, the NFL does not plan to use microchips installed in footballs to track PSI numbers. The NFL is putting microchips in footballs, though. The..." July 19

  • New Giants coach Ben McAdoo preaching evolution rather than revolution in New York

    USA Today "Ben McAdoo wasn’t even an hour into his summer vacation but already had managed to squeeze in a session on the treadmill. Back in his corner office and still sweating, he pulled out his disposable contact lenses and tossed them in the trash. Taking a seat, he slid on his glasses and fielded a..." July 19

  • NFL teaches officials to rule all 'bang-bang' passes incomplete 'when in doubt'

    CBS Sports "Some good news in regards to the constantly confusing catch-rule emerged Monday: NFL officials finally received a simpler way to rule on passes that result in unclear outcomes. Some bad news, however, also surfaced: More incomplete passes might be coming this season. As ESPN's Kevin Seifert..." July 18

  • Roger Goodell never called Mark Wahlberg to complain about 'Ballers', NFL spokesperson says

    USA Today "In an appearance on Mike & Mike last week, Mark Wahlberg claimed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took time out of fighting with Tom Brady in court and the other things he does as the NFL Commissioner to call and complain about HBO’s Ballers, which uses a number of storylines from the league..." July 18

  • Former NFL players suing Riddell need to understand their own guilt, too

    Sporting News "The customer is not always right, as those who work or have worked in the service industry know. Riddell Inc., America's largest football helmet distributor and official provider for the NFL from 1989-2014, is dealing with some unhappy customers who are both right and wrong. Former Pro Bowl..." July 15

  • Polian: Next NFL CBA will focus on commissioner power

    Sportsnaut "Roger Goodell has irked the NFLPA with his actions during this current term for the Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the agreement runs through 2021, issues are already popping up as hot topics for the upcoming NFL CBA, set to be negotiated in five years. Bill Polian suggests that the..." July 14

  • Two rookies and $62M give Giants soft spot a loaded new look

    New York Post "Defensive backs Returning players: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Landon Collins, Trevin Wade, Nat Berhe, Cooper Taylor, Bennett Jackson, Mykkele Thompson, Tramain Jacobs, Leon McFadden Key newcomers: Janoris Jenkins (free agent), Eli Apple (draft, first round), Darian Thompson (draft, third..." July 13

  • Hearing in JPP lawsuit against ESPN set for August 25

    Pro Football Talk "In response to the news that a secretary who had been fired for allegedly leaking Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical records to ESPN has sued the hospital, a lot of you (OK, some of you . . . OK, none of you) have asked for an update on Pierre-Paul’s lawsuit against ESPN and Adam Schefter. Per a..." July 13

  • Fired after NFL player’s medical chart leaked to ESPN, worker sues

    Miami Herald "A secretary fired from Jackson Health System on grounds she breached the privacy of New York Giants’ player Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical records has sued Miami-Dade’s public hospital network, denying she accessed the private information and saying her former employer defamed and libeled her. On..." July 13

  • Study finds Patriots have the best fans, Jaguars the worst

    The Score "New England Patriots fans have something else to brag about. A study conducted by Emory University professor Michael Lewis has Patriots fans ranked as the best in the NFL, followed by the Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, and Philadelphia Eagles. The results of the study..." July 12

  • Giants' Damon Harrison unchanged, still unsatisfied after big contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "Damon Harrison could be enjoying his honeymoon on a beach somewhere far away. But, he's not. Harrison is on the football field at West Essex High instead, a short drive down Routes 3 and 46 from MetLife Stadium. A pleasant breeze ripples the back flags with interlocking "WEs" lining the..." July 12

  • Brad Wing signs 3-year, $6.45M extension with Giants "The New York Giants are pleased with what they've seen from punter Brad Wing. Wing signed a contract extension Monday that will keep him in New York through the 2019 season. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported the extension is worth three years and $6.45 million, per a source informed of..." July 11

  • Fantasy: 10 breakout candidates to target in your draft

    The Score "Every fantasy owner wants to discover the star player no one saw coming. It gives you bragging rights over the competition and puts you in position to make a run at the title. With only a few weeks left until players report to training camp, let’s take a look at this year’s breakout..." July 11

  • Giants' Ryan Nassib has Eli Manning's starting QB endorsement

    Newark Star-Ledger "It is unlikely Ryan Nassib will ever get a chance to be the Giants' long-term starting quarterback. But if the opportunity to start were to present itself, here or elsewhere, the man Nassib backs up believes he would be up to the task. "I think Ryan's done a great job. He's a hard worker,..." July 08

  • Odell Beckham Jr Upset about Being Ranked 10 on NFL 100 List

    Black Sports Online "Every year around this time, the NFL comes out with their NFL 100 list and per usual, there’s always one player that voices his displeasure about the list. This year, it’s none other than Odell Beckham Jr." July 08

  • The NFL's Catch Rule Got A Little More Complicated

    Deadspin "The NFL published its updated 2016 rulebook this week, and here’s a list of some of the bigger changes. But c’mon, we all want to see what the ever-evolving, always-baffling catch rule looks like now, so we can pretend we have any idea what we’re talking about when there’s a catch..." July 07

  • Eli Manning’s Giants confidence depends on these factors

    New York Post "He could have dodged the question the way he tries to escape the clutches of ferocious pass-rushers. Instead, Eli Manning tackled the question head-on. Are the Giants of 2016 a playoff team? “Yeah, definitely,” Manning said Wednesday morning at a Gatorade event at Kean University in Union,..." July 07

  • Did Antonio Brown Take a Shot at Jason Pierre-Paul With a Subtweet About Fireworks Safety?

    Complex "If anyone knows the value of fireworks safety, it’s Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Exactly one year ago today, JPP lost a portion of his right hand, including parts of several fingers, as a result of a fireworks accident. It likely cost him millions of dollars, and there’s a very good..." July 04

  • Report: Goodell earned $32M in 2015

    The Score "The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million for 2015, according to a tax filing obtained by Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal. Since the NFL changed its status from a non-profit to a profitable venture, this is the last year Goodell's salary will be on public record. " June 30

  • Pierre-Paul stars in fireworks safety PSA

    ABC News "New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul lost a finger and severely damaged his right hand last July 4th when he lit a professional-grade firework and it went off in his hand. Now he’s starring in a PSA from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, and he has a strong warning for..." June 30

  • Rookie could push Andre Williams off the Giants

    New York Post "Running backs Returning players: Rashad Jennings, Shane Vereen, Andre Williams, Orleans Darkwa, Nikita Whitlock Key newcomers: Bobby Rainey (free agent), Paul Perkins (draft, fifth round), Will Johnson (free agent) Assessment: This is mostly the same ol’ same ol’ for the Giants. Their..." June 28

  • Eli Manning: I'm looking forward to making playoffs "The New York Giants have not made the postseason the past four years, their longest drought since a 17-season dry spell that spanned three different decades (1964-1980 if you want the specifics). A disappointing 6-10 campaign last year resulted in coach Tom Coughlin getting axed and a gargantuan..." June 28

  • NFL offseason arrests less frequent than years past

    Sportsnaut "Negative press dominates headlines, but the NFL is seeing a positive development when it comes to players getting arrested in the offseason. As detailed by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, only nine NFL players have been arrested this year since January 1, which is down from 13 last year, 21..." June 27

  • NFL owners haul in $222.6 million each for 2015 shared revenue

    Sportsnaut "The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a..." June 27

  • Who and where the Giants might make a move this summer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Before the Giants ever took the field for a training camp practice last summer they made a move to bolster the competition and roster. Wide receiver James Jones was added to the mix. "That'll create some competition," general manager Jerry Reese said at the time. "There's the three, four, five..." June 27

  • Report: Giants ‘still have interest’ in Eugene Monroe

    Sportsnaut "Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman and medical marijuana advocate Eugene Monroe may be getting back into the NFL. The New York Giants are looking for offensive line depth and are reportedly interested in Monroe. “This is the position most likely to add a player who may contribute before..." June 26

  • Peyton Manning says he will be rooting for six teams in 2016

    College Spun "Peyton Manning’s retirement from the NFL has apparently increased his fandom of the league. The former Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback revealed earlier this week that he’ll be rooting for six different teams this fall. Those teams: Broncos, Colts, Giants, Texans,..." June 26

  • Herschel Walker Says He's Blackballed from Speaking Gigs By Anti-Trumpers

    Breit Bart "NFL Great Herschel Walker was one of the early Trump supporters out of the gate but now he says he is losing speaking gigs by anti-Trumpers who are blackballing him. Walker, a running back for such teams as the Minnesota Vikings and the Dallas Cowboys, recently told gossip site TMZ he has had..." June 26

  • Michael Strahan Does Not Miss His Old Show

    Uproxx "Remember the Michael Strahan/Kelly Ripa beef that had daytime television all in a tizzy? Here’s an abridged version: Strahan allegedly blindsided Ripa by not telling her that he was going to leave Live! With Kelly And Michael for Good Morning America. Then, Ripa threw some serious shade at..." June 24

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • Giants minicamp observations on cornerbacks, pass rush, trick plays

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Apple had a good day Wednesday in the Giants' second practice of minicamp. The first-round pick got significant time with the first team - the most he has had by his estimation this spring, he said - and made a handful of plays throughout the session, including one against Odell Beckham..." June 19

  • Giants DC mistakes rookie Sterling Shepard for Odell Beckham Jr.

    Sportsnaut "Do the New York Giants have another Odell Beckham Jr. on their hands? This could be the case considering defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo had to do a double-take after watching tape and mistaking rookie Sterling Shepard for OBJ." June 19

  • Giants claim QB Logan Thomas off waviers

    Today's Pigskin "One day after being placed on waivers by the Miami Dolphins, Logan Thomas has been claimed by the New York Giants. A former fourth-round pick by the Arizona Cardinals out of Virginia Tech, he was never able to show an ability to adapt to the quick pace of the NFL and has only appeared in one..." June 17

  • Jason Pierre-Paul warns rookies about having too much time on their hands

    CBS Sports "It's been almost a year since Giants pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a serious hand injury during a fireworks accident. He missed eight games in 2015 and when he returned, he didn't have full use of his hand during games because it was taped into a club. As a result, he finished the year..." June 17

  • Report: Giants, 49ers, Seahawks linked to Monroe

    The Score "A market for Eugene Monroe's services appears to be taking shape just one day following his release from the Baltimore Ravens. The veteran offensive tackle is generating interest from both the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, while the Seattle Seahawks have held internal discussions,..." June 16

  • For Giants defense, Steve Spagnuolo says worst is in the past

    New York Daily News "The numbers and words hovered over the Giants like a dark cloud all offseason and weighed on Steve Spagnuolo like an anchor. The Giants were the worst defense in the NFL last season. They had one of the worst defensive seasons in NFL history. But Spagnuolo has made one thing clear: Those bad..." June 16

  • Giants looking to sign OT Eugene Monroe after veteran gets released by the Ravens

    New York Daily News "The Giants have spent the offseason looking for an upgrade at right tackle. Now, with the offseason almost over, they may have found their man. Moments after veteran tackle Eugene Monroe was released by the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, the Giants began their pursuit of the 29-year-old,..." June 16

  • Giants first-round pick Eli Apple is turning heads at practice

    New York Post "The second day of the Giants’ minicamp was a good one for cornerback Eli Apple, the rookie first-round pick from Ohio State. He made several plays and afterward stated, “I think today was a pretty solid day on my part.” Indeed. Apple leaped to knock away a floating Eli Manning pass..." June 16

  • Report: Ravens cut Monroe after trade talks with Giants fall through

    The Score "The Baltimore Ravens have released offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, citing sources. The Ravens attempted to trade Monroe, but talks with the New York Giants reportedly fell through. Schefter identifies the Giants, San Diego Chargers, and Seattle Seahawks - all..." June 15

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