Giants Rumors & News

  • Giants' David Wilson ruled out for Hall of Fame Game

    NFL.com "David Wilson's comeback with the New York Giants is on hold. NFL Media's Kimberly Jones reported Wednesday that the running back will miss practice for the remainder of the week and sit out Sunday's Hall of Fame Game against the Buffalo Bills after suffering a neck burner in Tuesday's session,..." July 30

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    NYG RB David Wilson will undergo tests after suffering what Tom Coughlin called a "burner." I'm told NYG "will be careful" w/him.

  • Giants awarded Mark Asper on waivers

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants added a veteran offensive guard Tuesday, claiming Mark Asper on waivers from Buffalo, according to the league’s transaction wire. The 28-year-old Asper was active for six regular season games for the Bills in 2013. He has also had stints with Jacksonville (2012-2013) and Minnesota..." July 28

  • Larry Donnell bubbles to top of Giants tight end depth chart

    Pro Football Talk "Since the Giants will be playing the Bills on Sunday night (on NBC), the Giants are required to release a depth chart, too. It doesn’t contain many surprises, but it begins to answer the fairly important question of who will start at the undermanned tight end position. The official chart gives..." July 28

  • Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. goes for tests

    ESPN.com "Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., the New York Giants' first-round draft pick, still hasn't practiced since last Tuesday due to a hamstring injury. But at least he'd been attending practices and moving around on the field a bit. That changed Monday, when Beckham didn't show up at all for the..." July 28

  • Giants RB Andre Williams uses racquet balls to try to improve pass catching

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants running back Andre Williams caught 10 passes at Boston College. He caught four in his senior season at Parkland High School outside of Allentown, Pa. That's five years, 14 receptions for a position that is often used as a pass receiver. It's not exactly what you'd expect from a player..." July 28

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    Conor Orr @ConorTOrr

    Interesting, Danny Langsdorf said the #Giants are trying to push Eli to a 70 percent completion rate this season. Very few QBs have done it.

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Tom Coughlin says Odell Beckham's absence more than a little disappointing #giants

  • Wide receiver Rueben Randle out to break loose in Year 3

    New York Daily News "This year will be different. Rueben Randle is sure of it. He knows what everyone is thinking. He knows nobody has forgotten his two seasons of uneven play, or the scary fact that seven of Eli Manning’s 27 interceptions last year were intended for him. He knows he’s made his share of mistakes,..." July 27

  • Linebackers becoming a Big Blue strength

    New York Post "There were moments early in their careers — probably too early — when Spencer Paysinger and Jacquian Williams started games at linebacker for the Giants. They made plays, missed plays, stayed on the roster and did not do enough to seize control of a job. Help has arrived — Jon Beason not long..." July 27

  • Linval Joseph hid injury from New York Giants

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Linval Joseph was playing in the media mecca of New York. Still, he managed to keep his injury a secret. The Vikings defensive tackle said Friday he played all of last season for the Giants with a partially torn labrum. Before anyone wonders why he never appeared on the injury list with it, he..." July 26

  • Refreshed Giants CB Prince Amukamara hopes new juggling skill will boost interceptions

    New York Daily News "Prince Amukamara can admit it. The first few times the Giants’ corner yelled to his wife in the living room to show off his new hobby, she walked away laughing. The fourth-year corner would toss three tennis balls into the air, trying to juggle them. In a matter of seconds, the balls would be..." July 26

  • Jon Beason confident he will be ready for start of NY Giants preseason

    New York Daily News "Jon Beason started his press conference on Friday with a little levity. “You guys are a little late,” the Giants’ middle linebacker said to the surrounding reporters. “You know, camp started on Tuesday, actually Monday.” It was a good-natured attempt at humor for a player who was dealing..." July 26

  • David Tyree: I would support any Giants player who identified as gay

    CBSSports.com "When the Giants earlier this week hired former receiver David Tyree as their new director of player development, the announcement unleashed a firestorm of controversy that focused on Tyree's past comments about marriage equality. And with the fact that the first openly-gay player is beginning..." July 26

  • Eli Manning looks sharp in new offense

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was a light day on the field Thursday at Giants training camp. The team practiced for just 70 minutes -- compared to the originally scheduled 130 minutes -- and finished with a 20-minute "recovery stretch" inside their practice bubble. In between, quarterback Eli Manning looked to be making..." July 24

  • Giants should be a 'really good football team'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Despite all the new players, new coaches and new faces, the expectations haven't changed a bit for Giants general manager Jerry Reese. Reese expects the Giants to be good, and he doesn't think that it will take an inordinate amount of time to mesh all the newness. He says they should be fine..." July 24

  • Pierre-Paul feels ‘awesome,’ thinks he’ll avoid Tuck-like exit

    New York Post "Ask Jason Pierre-Paul how he’s doing and he leaves no doubt about how he’s doing. “I’m awesome,’’ he said Thursday, just getting started. “I’m at 110 percent.’’ If Pierre-Paul’s production can match his mindset, the Giants might have the JPP of old, the one who in 2011 terrorized opposing..." July 24

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    How does Jason Pierre-Paul feel? "I'm awesome. I'm 110 percent."

  • Odell Beckham’s hamstrings shape up as recurring issue

    New York Post "Rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made an eye-catching, one-handed grab of a kickoff rocketing at him during Wednesday’s training camp practice but that’s about all the first-round pick did. Beckham didn’t participate in last month’s mini-camp because of a slight hamstring strain, and he..." July 24

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Jerry Reese also said that rookie WR Odell Beckham Jr. "tweaked" his hamstring during yesterday's practice.

  • Giants defend hiring David Tyree despite anti-gay comments

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants’ decision to hire former receiver David Tyree as their new director of player development raised some eyebrows because Tyree has a history of anti-gay comments. Tyree, best remembered for his “helmet catch” that helped the Giants win Super Bowl XLII, has said that he would give up..." July 23

  • John Jerry leaves bully probe behind to fight for starting job

    New York Post "John Jerry, who could start at right guard for the Giants, talked to the press for the first time since his involvement in last year’s bullying scandal with the Dolphins. Other than an array of no comments, he didn’t say much — except that he has been honest with Big Blue and open with his..." July 23

  • ‘Nervous’ Eli Manning: ‘We’ve got a lot of work to do’

    New York Post "Eli Manning isn’t the slightest bit scared about practicing or playing on his surgically repaired ankle. Having to get used to an entirely new offensive system and coordinator? That has the two-time Super Bowl MVP sweating a bit. “Yeah, it is different. You come into the season a little..." July 22

  • Giants star Victor Cruz proposes to longtime girlfriend

    Page Six "New York Giants star Victor Cruz has proposed to his longtime girlfriend Elaina Watley, Page Six has exclusively learned. Wide receiver Cruz passed Watley a diamond ring on July 13 — a Sunday, appropriately for the NFL star — in front of their close family after a “baby dedication” ceremony for..." July 22

  • David Wilson tweets he's cleared

    ESPN New York "New York Giants running back David Wilson announced on Twitter Monday morning that he's been "cleared for everything," indicating that he got the news he was expecting from a CT scan on his surgically repaired neck. Assuming Wilson's information is accurate, he would be able to practice in full..." July 21

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    I am now being told that Giants G Chris Snee has indeed decided to retire and plans to announce it Monday.

  • Ailing Chris Snee, Giants to meet on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "A mainstay on the Giants’ offensive line is reportedly set to meet with the club on Monday to weigh his future. Right guard Chris Snee, a starter for the last 10 seasons, will huddle with the Giants tomorrow, Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports and Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News..." July 20

  • Jon Beason won’t run in conditioning test on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "Giants linebacker Jon Beason is still planning to play in this year’s season opener after injuring his foot this offseason, but it doesn’t sound like he’ll be practicing when the team opens training camp this week. Beason told Tom Rock of Newsday that he won’t be running in the conditioning..." July 20

  • Tom Coughlin not on hot seat, but hasn’t earned right to leave on own terms

    Pro Football Talk "Giants coach Tom Coughlin has a contract that runs through the 2015 season and some people have opined that the two-time Super Bowl winner has earned the right to decide when his run as the team’s coach comes to an end. One of the guys who pays Coughlin’s salary is not one of those people. In..." July 20

  • John Jerry 'should be ready' for the start of Giants training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "To this point, John Jerry is the invisible Giants free-agent acquisition. Nobody outside of the organization has seen him. He hasn't practiced. He hasn't spoken to the media (despite numerous requests on our part) or done any team-related appearances. Jerry, an offensive linemen signed after..." July 19

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    David Wilson (neck) still hasn't been cleared by doctors. His next appointment is Monday -- same day as the Giants report to training camp.

  • Lawyer for ex-Giants offensive lineman Luke Petitgout says punch victim just wants money

    New York Daily News "The man who said ex-Giants offensive lineman Luke Petitgout slugged him at a Manhattan bar is looking for money, the athlete’s lawyer claimed Wednesday. The attorney, Dennis Ring, said accuser John Constantinides was not initially playing ball but is now back in the game as he hopes to score a..." July 17

  • Eli Manning works with NY Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham at Manning Passing Academy

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning, the Giants quarterback and co-host of his family’s annual passing academy on the banks of Bayou Lafourche, walked the 40 fields lined for football on the campus of Nicholls University the past two days. He catered to 1,200 upcoming teenagers on release points and escape routes, but..." July 13

  • Fresh legs could bring new life to Giants’ shoddy return game

    New York Post "For the first time in what seems like forever, the Giants will put on the field a multitude of options in their return game when they report for training camp this month. A team that has often treated kickoff and punt returns as a defensive maneuver can now legitimately trot out several players..." July 11

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Want to buy ex-Giants DE Justin Tuck's 'unique' tricked-out truck? It's available on eBay

    Newark Star-Ledger "Times are a changing for Justin Tuck. He's no longer with the Giants, no longer on the East Coast, and now he’s parting ways with with his customized truck. For the price of $46,500 (or more in an auction on eBay), Tuck's Ford F-350 can be yours. And wait, that'll get you a personalized..." July 10

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • Chris Snee misses practice again with flare-up in elbow, says he'll be ready for camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants offensive line assembled today like they have in each of the last few OTA workouts, with Brandon Mosley at right guard instead of Chris Snee, a staple at the position for the better part of 10 seasons. Snee has been resting on the sideline during 11 on 11 and individual drills, and..." July 07

  • Horse named for Victor Cruz wins $200K stakes race

    Pro Football Talk "A horse reportedly named for Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has captured his second straight stakes race in New York. Kid Cruz overhauled entrymate Captain Serious (named for Chicago Blackhawks player Jonathan Toews) to win the Grade III $200,000 Dwyer Stakes by three-quarters of a length at..." July 05

  • Stevie Brown expects to be training camp full go

    New York Daily News "Stevie Brown believes his surgically repaired knee is fully healthy, and he’s not expecting to be limited at all in training camp later this month. The Giants safety, who tore his ACL in preseason against the Jets last year, expects to be able to practice fully. “It’s not a thing at all,”..." July 01

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

  • David Wilson expected to be cleared for Giants camp

    NFL.com "David Wilson expects to finally gain clearance from neck surgery by the time the New York Giants open training camp in late July. The question is how the team will use him after signing Rashad Jennings and drafting Andre Williams in the fourth round. Whereas he entered last season as the..." June 23

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

  • Rueben Randle says he could see action at slot receiver

    New York Daily News "He seems like a natural replacement for the departed Hakeem Nicks, a big, strong receiver who can serve as the Giants’ chief outside threat. But on a Giants offense that’s still in transition, Rueben Randle just may find himself in another role, too. The third-year receiver told the News on..." June 20

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed

    Covers.com "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Giants thrilled to have pint-sized Holliday on their side

    New York Post "Trindon Holliday, all 5-foot-5 of him, is the shortest player in the NFL. He is the Giants’ Little Big Man, and of course he has carried a chip on his shoulder from the day his own mother wouldn’t let him play football until eighth grade because she feared for his safety. But his new Giants..." June 18

  • Jon Beason will not require surgery, might return for season opener

    SB Nation "The New York Giants are hoping linebacker Jon Beason will be back on the field when the games begin to count in September. New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason broke his foot during OTAs but will not need surgery to repair it, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN. Beason will opt to have the..." June 17

  • Is Phil Simms still angry? Twenty years later, his sudden release from Giants stings

    Newark Star-Ledger "Although it happened 20 years ago, Phil Simms' shocking release from the Giants is still fresh in his mind. Simms, then 38, had led the Giants to an 11-5 record and a playoff appearance in 1993. The Super Bowl MVP in a victory over the Denver Broncos in the 1986 postseason and a member of the..." June 17

  • Eli: Peyton’s the better QB, but I’m better in the sack

    New York Post "Peyton Manning has all the records, but brother Eli beats him where it counts — in the bedroom. The Giants quarterback admitted Peyton is the better quarterback, but said he’s the better lover in an interview Wednesday on “Jay Mohr Sports” on Fox Sports Radio. Mohr gave Eli a quiz comparing..." June 14