Giants Rumors & News

  • Where is Giants running back Rashad Jennings in his rehab from a knee injury?

    Newark Star-Ledger "It has been almost four weeks since Giants starting running back Rashad Jennings injured his left knee in a victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Still he's not close to being ready for game action because of a sprained MCL. Jennings was ruled out of Monday night's matchup with the Indianapolis..." October 31

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Rashad Jennings and Cullen Jenkins won't practice today, Tom Coughlin said. DRC will be limited at practice.

  • Why the Giants seem destined for mediocrity

    New York Post "It remains to be seen if the Giants, as an object in the rearview mirrors of the Cowboys and Eagles, actually are closer than they appear. The division was almost gone, out of reach before the midpoint of this season and yet Jerry Reese exuded confidence the jackrabbits out in front of the race..." October 29

  • NY Giants GM Jerry Reese says Eli Manning is being too cautious

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning, once a never-say-die gunslinger, has only now learned to value each and every possession, to think smart play instead of big one. But he just may have learned his lessons in offensive conservatism a little bit too well. That’s what Giants GM Jerry Reese indicated Monday, when he..." October 28

  • Jon Beason to have season-ending surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, Giants linebacker Jon Beason met with doctors to determine whether his season was over as a result of the toe injury that’s troubled him since the offseason. The answer isn’t a good one for the Giants defense. As reported by multiple Giants beat reporters on Monday, Beason will have..." October 27

  • Andre Williams' struggles in Dallas, the lack of blitzing and more in this week's Giants film review

    Newark Star-Ledger "The preseason isn't the regular season. Over and over again, year after year, we're reminded of this statement. Giants rookie running back Andre Williams is case and point No. 10,000,000 (or somewhere close to that). He looked so natural running the football in the preseason, averaging 5.1..." October 24

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Giants face costly decision with Pierre-Paul

    New York Post "If the Giants don’t do it with Jason Pierre-Paul some other team out there will, and then the Giants need to trigger a search to find, well, another JPP. As an impending unrestricted free agent, Pierre-Paul embarked on 2014 in full acknowledgment of his “contract year’’ status and of course is..." October 22

  • With Victor Cruz out, NY Giants say Odell Beckham Jr.’s no rookie anymore

    New York Daily News "He has played in just three NFL games, and even his coaches admit that he has barely digested the whole playbook. But the kid gloves are off Odell Beckham Jr., because with Victor Cruz gone for the year, the Giants just don’t have much choice. And that’s exactly what receivers coach Sean Ryan..." October 22

  • Terrelle Pryor, Felix Jones, Tony Moeaki work out for Giants

    Big Blue View "Several interesting, recognizable names worked out for the New York Giants on Tuesday, according to a variety of media reports. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor, running back Felix Jones and tight end Tony Moeaki headed the list. Pryor spent three seasons with the Oakland Raiders, completing only..." October 21

  • NY Giants lack the talent to fix problems at the point of attack

    New York Daily News "They limped back from Dallas saying all the things that teams say when they are on the precipice: about sticking together, about working hard, about eliminating mistakes. “What we got? Nine games to play?” Jason Pierre-Paul asked. “Just win all nine games. I think we can do it. We’ve just got..." October 21

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Tom Coughlin says LB Jon Beason is likely to visit Dr. Anderson again. Not good #giants

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie active for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants will have cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on hand for their date with their rivals from Dallas. Rodgers-Cromartie was questionable for the game after missing the first two practices of the week because of leg and back issues that have been troubling him for the last couple of..." October 19

  • Without Victor Cruz, Giants Hope to Unearth Another Diamond at Receiver

    New York Times "Victor Cruz is out for the season, leaving five Giants wide receivers with wholly disparate backgrounds to fill the void. One, Preston Parker, barely played football in 2012 and 2013. Asked what he was doing during that time, he said, “Begging for money.” A second receiver, the rookie Corey..." October 19

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    That means CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle/hamstring/back, questionable) is making the trip to Dallas and has a chance to play Sunday.

  • Victor Cruz: Excited for process

    ESPN New York "Four days after surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz expressed confidence Friday that the season-ending injury won't threaten his NFL career. Speaking publicly for the first time since he was hurt Sunday in Philadelphia, Cruz said..." October 18

  • Giants brief team on Ebola before Dallas trip

    ESPN New York "The New York Giants are briefing their players on the Ebola virus in advance of the team's trip to Dallas for Sunday's game against the Cowboys. Giants team medical personnel were briefed on the disease and then provided information to the players via email this week, with instructions to..." October 16

  • N.J. lawmakers ask Giants, Jets owners to call for Goodell's firing

    North Jersey "In a letter sent Tuesday, two state senators asked the owners of the New York Jets and New York Giants football teams to call for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s firing because of how he has handled domestic violence within the league. The letter was signed by Sen. Loretta Weinberg, D-Teaneck,..." October 16

  • Giants' Rashad Jennings hopes to return after bye

    ESPN New York "New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings is in good spirits, as he always is, while he works his way back from a sprained left knee. Jennings will miss his second straight game Sunday, but he's been working out, feeling better and hopes to be able to return for the Week 9 Monday Night Football..." October 16

  • Victor Cruz's trainer: 'He will be back. I have no question about that whatsoever'

    Newark Star-Ledger "A torn patellar tendon has ended the career of many NFL players, but the personal trainer for Victor Cruz, who underwent surgery Tuesday, insists the Giants wide receiver will be back. Cruz tore his right patellar tendon in Sunday night's 27-0 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Sean Donellan,..." October 15

  • The Cowboys are no longer America's favorite team

    Sporting News "Is it time to remove the "America's Team" moniker from the Cowboys? According to the latest Harris Poll results, the Cowboys have been vanquished by the Broncos after six years as the No. 1 team in America's hearts. In the annual poll, the Broncos jumped ahead two spots from third in 2013...." October 15

  • NY Giants safety Antrel Rolle says he can't get Victor Cruz's screams out of his head

    New York Daily News "Antrel Rolle said on WFAN that he watched the replay of Victor Cruz’s season-ending injury in Philadelphia “15-20 times” to see what could have possibly happened. And the ever-tough Giants safety still can’t get over the moment. “Man, I just can’t get it out of my head the way he was just down..." October 15

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    WR Kevin Ogletree is signing with the Giants, per league source.

  • WR Kevin Ogletree among players worked out by Giants

    Big Blue View "The New York Giants, seeking a replacement for Victor Cruz on their 53-man roster, worked out journeyman wide receiver Kevin Ogletree today. Josina Anderson of ESPN was first to report that Ogletree was among the group of players who worked out for the Giants today at Quest Diagnostics Training..." October 14

  • Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. shows he's ready to fill in for Victor Cruz

    Sporting News "After three straight wins and three straight 30-plus point performances, the Giants entered their Sunday night matchup against the Eagles with plenty of momentum. The offense was clicking, the defense was consistently keeping opposing quarterbacks off balance and the Giants looked poised to remain..." October 14

  • Could Mike Williams be the answer to the Giants' problems at receiver with Cruz out?

    New York Daily News "The loss of Victor Cruz on Sunday night left the Giants with many questions at wide receiver. An answer could end up coming from the Buffalo Bills. Mike Williams, a former No. 1 receiver in Tampa who was traded to the Buffalo Bills this offseason, has officially requested a trade, and the Daily..." October 14

  • Giants dealing with injury concerns at cornerback

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants’ injury news from Sunday night was dominated by wide receiver Victor Cruz’s torn patellar tendon, but he wasn’t the only player who may be missing from the lineup in the near future. Cornerbacks Trumaine McBride and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are also dealing with medical concerns...." October 13

  • In loss to Eagles, NY Giants follow up trash talk with extended garbage time

    New York Daily News "Maybe the Giants were expecting to play an 0-4 team? Nope. Regardless of Jason Pierre-Paul’s pregame evaluation of the Eagles’ talent, the best way to assess the current state of affairs in the NFC East is to quote the great philosopher Bill Parcells. “You are what your record says you..." October 13

  • Philly radio host apologizes for Victor Cruz tweet

    Pro Football Talk "After Giants receiver Victor Cruz suffered a serious knee injury while trying to make a fourth-down touchdown catch that would have cut the Eagles’ lead to 20-7 in the third quarter, a Philly radio host took to Twitter, aggressively. “Hey Giants fans,” Mike Misanelli of 97.5 The Fan said...." October 13

  • Eagles' D makes statement in shutout of Giants

    CSN Philly "They knew early. They knew just a few plays after kickoff they’d be able to dominate. On the Giants’ fourth snap of the game Sunday night, Connor Barwin sacked Eli Manning, forcing a fumble. The Giants recovered the ball, but they never recovered. “We knew after that first sack,” Fletcher..." October 13

  • Giants rookie WR Odell Beckham Jr. tells injured Victor Cruz: 'I've got you'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Seeing Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz lying in the back of the Lincoln Financial Field end zone, writhing in pain, was the last thing rookie Odell Beckham Jr. wanted to witness Sunday night. Playing in just the second game of his NFL career, the Giants' top draft choice is now thrust into a..." October 13

  • Victor Cruz suffers torn patellar tendon "The New York Giants are staring at the reality of moving forward this season without Victor Cruz. The fourth-year wide receiver was carted off the field on Sunday after suffering a right knee injury against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Giants quickly announced that Cruz had suffered a torn..." October 13

  • Giants LB Beason thinks he’ll play Sunday

    New York Post "Jon Beason is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game in Philadelphia, but the Giants linebacker appeared confident Friday he would return to action after missing the past three games with an injury to his right foot and big toe. Beason was less certain how his re-insertion into the lineup..." October 11

  • Eagles center Jason Kelce takes a Giant shot at Jason Pierre-Paul’s intelligence

    New York Daily News "Jason Pierre-Paul was in no mood to discuss math. On Thursday, Pierre-Paul made one of the stranger statistical statements when he said the 4-1 Eagles could “easily” be 0-4. But he didn’t want to talk about that on Friday. Nor was he in the frame of mind to respond to comments from Eagles..." October 11

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Giants' Andre Williams preps for first NFL start

    Big Blue View "Rookie running back Andre Williams will be making his first start for the New York Giants Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles in the hostile Lincoln Financial Field environment. What can Giants fans expect from the former Boston College star? "What can Giants fans expect from me? You know, I..." October 09

  • Giants Rodgers-Cromartie limited, says he'll play

    ESPN New York "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie appeared on the New York Giants' injury list for the first time Wednesday, but the star cornerback is confident he'll play Sunday night against the Eagles. "Nah, no sir," he said, when asked if he has any doubts about being on the field in Philadelphia. "Practiced..." October 09

  • Rolle regrets trumpeting ‘inside joke’ about Prince’s sex life

    New York Post "If he could do it all over again, Antrel Rolle would have zipped his lip. Incredulous and bemused that his remarks last week about teammate Prince Amukamara’s marriage and sex life being a big reason for his improved play and confidence went viral, Rolle said it was an “inside joke’’ he never..." October 08

  • The Giants-Eagles smack talk is really heating up

    New York Post "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Prince Amukamara received the equivalent of a trip to the principal’s office Wednesday morning. Only this wasn’t an understanding educator waiting for them — but an annoyed football coach demanding answers. After making the mistake of being photographed..." October 08

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Jennings has an MCL sprain. Wouldn't put a timeframe on it #giants

  • Giants win third straight, clip Falcons

    New York Daily News "This time, there was no cruise-control blowout win, no dominant defensive effort in front of the home fans. This time, it came down to a fourth quarter, and it came down to an injury-plagued rookie. Just when you thought that the Giants were finally going to return to earth on Sunday at MetLife..." October 06

  • Osi Umenyiora on boos from Giants fans: 'I appreciated it'

    Newark Star-Ledger "As Giants left tackle Will Beatty had the carpet pulled out from under his feet and fell straight to the turf, the door opened wide for Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora. He raced around the edge untouched and sacked his friend and "brother" Eli Manning. It was the former Giants defensive..." October 06

  • Giants' Larry Donnell started himself in fantasy football this week (but said 'LOL' about zero points)

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the second time this week, Giants tight end Larry Donnell fielded questions about starting himself in fantasy football after he failed to do it against the Redskins. Of course, he told reporters put the fantasy version of himself into his lineup...but the real Donnell failed to grab a..." October 06

  • Rashad Jennings plans to have MRI on knee

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants won their third straight game on Sunday by coming back from a 20-10 deficit in the third quarter. They pulled that feat off without any help from running back Rashad Jennings. Jennings left the game before the Falcons extended their lead to 10 points and never returned because of a..." October 05

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    NYG: MLB Jon Beason will not play today vs Falcons, according to two sources.

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    The plan is for WR Odell Beckham to play. As @RapSheet & I have noted, NYG being exceedingly cautious.

  • Jon Beason thinks he’ll play this week

    Pro Football Talk "In 2013, the Giants defense rebounded from a rough start to the season after linebacker Jon Beason arrived from Carolina in a trade. Things have gone a little differently this season. Beason started the first two games of the year for the Giants and reinjured the foot that kept him out of..." October 03

  • Prince Amukamara is rising to the occasion on the field, too

    New York Daily News "There was a time that Prince Amukamara’s teammates called him “The Black Tim Tebow,” which was meant to be a shot at his virginity, not at his ability to sustain an NFL career. Because the real Tim Tebow’s career fizzled out after just one good season. Meanwhile, Amukamara is in his fourth..." October 03

  • NY Giants co-owner Steve Tisch cracks Ebola joke when asked about upcoming trip to Dallas

    New York Daily News "Not even the Ebola virus can scare the Giants. At least that’s what Giants co-owner Steve Tisch said. In a video posted on TMZ’s website on Thursday morning (A viral video, perhaps?), Tisch was asked if he’s worried about the Giants’ upcoming trip to Dallas on Oct. 19, since a patient with the..." October 03