Giants Rumors & News

  • When it comes to Giants, not a lot of depth

    New York Daily News "The Giants are like a lot of NFL teams right now: Depth entering the 2016 season is a concern. You still would take an Eli Manning-led offense with Odell Beckham and hopefully a healthy Victor Cruz over a lot of other franchises’ top weapons. The revamped Big Blue defense also is exciting, with..." August 31

  • Blacks Represent 70 Percent Of NFL Players, Fan Base 83 Percent White

    Real GM Football "Seventy percent of African-American men comprise NFL rosters despite representing only six percent of the United States' population. While the majority of NFL players are black, the NFL fan base is 83 percent white and 64 percent male. The NFL has no African-Americans who are a majority..." August 30

  • Giants bring back OL Will Beatty "The Giants are bringing back Will Beatty after releasing the offensive lineman earlier this year, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. New York beat out several other suitors for Beatty, who accepted a 1-year deal with a guarnateed salary of just over $1 million, plus about $750,000 in..." August 30

  • Disgusted McAdoo pinpoints Giants weakness and calls group out

    New York Post "The Giants came away from Saturday night’s 21-20 preseason win over the Jets with a host of issues, with the sorry state of their offensive line at the head of the list. And coach Ben McAdoo knows it. “I’m expecting a lot of questions about the offensive line,” a glum-sounding McAdoo said..." August 29

  • Nassib throw winning TD pass for Giants against Jets

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Quarterback Ryan Nassib connected with wide receiver Tavarres King on two touchdown passes, including the 11-yard game-winner to give the New York Giants a 21-20 victory over the New York Jets on Saturday in the annual MetLife Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford,..." August 28

  • Leon Hall suffers concussion

    Pro Football Talk "Veteran Giants cornerback Leon Hall suffered a concussion during the first quarter of Saturday night’s Jets-Giants preseason game. Hall signed with the Giants earlier this month. He previously played exclusively for the Bengals, who drafted him in the first round in 2007. " August 28

  • Giants injuries vs. Jets: Jonathan Casillas getting x-rays

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jonathan Casillas has been one of the Giants' best players this preseason, emerging as what appears to be their only potential three-down linebacker option this year. But the Giants got a bit of an injury scare with Casillas, a New Brunswick native, on Saturday night, though." August 28

  • Odell Beckham criticized for avoiding contact, allowing INT

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr caught some heat on social media over the weekend for quitting on a ball to avoid a hit. But the team probably didn’t mind. In Saturday’s preseason game against the New York Jets, Beckham blatantly pulled up short on a slant route because he was..." August 28

  • Justin Pugh not a fan of Colin Kaepernick sitting during anthem

    Sportsnaut "Colin Kaepernick knew there would be consequences for standing up for what he believes in by refusing to stand during the national anthem. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback was spotted sitting down during Friday night’s anthem at Levi’s Stadium. After the game, he spoke with’s Steve..." August 28

  • Giants' Cruz returns after 2-year absence: 'It felt like old times'

    ESPN "New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz returned to game action Saturday night after 685 days away due to injuries. Cruz had one catch in 30 snaps in the team's 21-20 win against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. The 29-year-old had missed most of the past two seasons with knee and..." August 28

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Giants running out of time to get offense in regular season shape

    New York Post "The questions made complete sense, if they had not been not so nonsensical, given what recently transpired. Will Eli Manning try to get Victor Cruz involved early in Saturday night’s preseason game against the Jets? Will he purposefully look in Cruz’s direction and maybe even force the ball his..." August 27

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown was actually arrested twice in 2015

    New York Daily News "Another day, another story about another arrest for Josh Brown. Makes you wonder if Giants president and co-owner John Mara is still “comfortable” with having the troubled kicker on his team. According to police reports obtained by the Daily News, Brown was arrested two months after the..." August 27

  • Odell Beckham Jr.: Fans Flip Over Giants WR Singing ‘Sexual Healing’ In Hot Tub

    Hollywood Life "Odell Beckham Jr. is back at it! The incredibly sexy Giants player showed off his hot bod and his singing skills in a new video on Aug. 26, and we’re totally obsessing over it. The wide receiver was baring his cut abs and tattooed chest singing Marvin Gaye’s hit “Sexual Healing” while soaking in..." August 27

  • Judge Rules ESPN Could Owe Jason Pierre-Paul Millions of Dollars For Releasing His Medical Records

    Complex "After Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul blew one of his fingers off in a July 4, 2015, fireworks accident, ESPN reporter Adam Schefter posted a photo of Pierre-Paul’s private medical records on Twitter. Schefter said ESPN “obtained medical charts,” but people immediately pushed back with one..." August 27

  • Giants’ Landon Collins lost 12 pounds after kicking Oreo habit

    New York Post "Landon Collins is a quitter. “Cookies,’’ Collins told The Post during training camp. “Oreos. Vanilla Oreos. That was my biggest weakness. A whole pack in at least an hour and a half.’’ Collins did not even wash the cookies down with milk. Just straight Oreos, one after another. But no..." August 26

  • Giants' Josh Brown cited for violating protective order in July 2015

    ESPN "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was cited last summer for violation of a protection order that was issued following his arrest on a domestic violence charge. Under the protection order, Brown was not allowed within 500 feet of his ex-wife's residence. Molly Brown called police when she..." August 26

  • Jason Pierre-Paul’s lawsuit against Adam Schefter, ESPN will proceed

    Larry Brown Sports "Nearly six months after New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul filed an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter, a Miami federal judge has ruled the case can proceed. “The court correctly ruled that Jason properly stated an invasion-of-privacy claim..." August 25

  • Ex-Giants coach Tom Coughlin gets a 2nd new NFL gig

    Newark Star-Ledger "Tom Coughlin is certainly keeping busy. The former Giants coach, who joined the NFL earlier in the summer, has added a second new gig: He'll be joining the NFL's Competition Committee, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Competition Committee reviews all competitive aspects of the game,..." August 25

  • ‘Explosive’ Victor Cruz inspires hope for long-awaited return

    New York Post "Victor Cruz practiced for the second straight day without any limitations on Wednesday, increasing the chances he will make his long-awaited return Saturday against the Jets. Cruz, who had been out since Aug. 9 with tightness in his groin, showed no signs of a setback and again looked sharp on..." August 25

  • Cowboys fan LeBron James praises Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz

    Sportress of Blogitude "LeBron James is a longtime Dallas Cowboys fan, so the fact he recently sang the praises of two New York Giants wide receivers certainly is an interesting development. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar took to Instagram Tuesday to issue two separate posts to articulate his admiration for Odell..." August 24

  • Ben McAdoo, Giants continue to duck questions about Josh Brown and his alleged history of domestic violence

    New York Daily News "No one in the Giants brain trust is speaking publicly about the fact that the team’s starting kicker was accused of being physically violent toward his ex-wife on more than 20 occasions. On Tuesday, head coach Ben McAdoo again hid behind his comments on Josh Brown from last Thursday. John Mara,..." August 24

  • Josh Norman’s NFL friends are threatening Odell Beckham

    New York Post "So much for a ceasefire. Though Josh Norman told The Post six days ago he was done talking about Odell Beckham Jr., the Redskins cornerback had some highly provocative rivalry fodder up his sleeve, saying the Giants wide receiver is in for a “rough” year. “Everybody saw what he was,” Norman..." August 23

  • Victor Cruz expected to play this week

    Sportsnaut "For the first time in nearly two years, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will likely take to the field. Cruz has been out of action since tearing his patella tendon against the Philadelphia Eagles back in October of 2014. Since that horrendous injury, the former Pro Bowl receiver..." August 23

  • Giants working out Garrett Hartley, other kickers on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "The kicking carousel is headed to New Jersey. The Giants have Josh Brown on his way to a one-game suspension to start the year and Tom Obarski missed a chip shot field goal in Saturday’s preseason game, which means Monday is time to work out some kickers. Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports reports..." August 22

  • Giants sign Randy Bullock to fill in for Josh Brown Week 1

    New York Daily News "The Giants' presumptive kicker when they open their season on Sept. 11 in Dallas is now Randy Bullock. Big Blue signed the former Texan and Jet on Monday with Josh Brown suspended for the season opener and under scrutiny for accusations that he was repeatedly physically violent toward his..." August 22

  • John Mara, Jerry Reese pass on questions about Josh Brown

    Pro Football Talk "Giants kicker Josh Brown was suspended one game by the NFL this week as a result of a domestic violence incident involving his ex-wife that the team knew about before re-signing Brown to a two-year contract earlier this year. That signing came despite coach Ben McAdoo saying he wouldn’t..." August 21

  • Giants Don’t Rule Out Signing Another Kicker

    Pro Football Rumors "Although Giants brass last night declined to comment on the domestic violence allegations against kicker Josh Brown or the club’s kicking situation as a whole, head coach Ben McAdoo did speak on the circumstances today. “Never say never,” said McAdoo, when asked about New York adding another..." August 21

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Bills roll over winless Giants

    The Sports Xchange "ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills scored 21 unanswered points, 14 of which came off two New York Giants fumbles, as Rex Ryan’s team got its first win of the preseason with a 21-0 triumph over Ben McAdoo’s winless New York Giants at New Era Stadium. Fresh off his recent contract..." August 20

  • NFL Officials -- We Investigated Josh Brown for 10 Months ... Wife Wouldn't Comply

    TMZ "The NFL says it can explain why it only suspended Giants kicker Josh Brown for 1 game -- despite the fact his wife claimed he got violent with her on 20 different occasions ... and attacked her while she was pregnant. NFL investigators say ... they became aware Brown was arrested for an..." August 20

  • Josh Brown Was Also Suspended at Nebraska in 2001 For an Assault Arrest

    The Big Lead "Josh Brown has been suspended from football before for a violence-related arrest involving a woman. Back when he was at Nebraska Brown was suspended for the 2001 season-opener against TCU after an assault arrest involving an ex-girlfriend according to the New York Daily News. From the 2001 story..." August 20

  • Victor Cruz, Eli Apple travel with Giants to preseason game

    Newark Star-Ledger "Some of the marquee names on the Giants' injury list will at least join the team in Buffalo for Saturday's preseason game (4 p.m., MY9). Wide receiver Victor Cruz (groin), cornerback Eli Apple (knee) and left guard Justin Pugh (shoulder) traveled with the team to Buffalo. All three players..." August 19

  • NFL explains, upholds one-game suspension of Giants K Josh Brown

    Fox Sports "Amid questions as to why it suspended New York Giants kicker Josh Brown for only one game as details emerged surrounding the nature of his personal conduct policy violation, the NFL released a lengthy statement Friday explaining its investigation and upholding the suspension. Brown was..." August 19

  • Josh Brown’s ex-wife Molly makes disturbing domestic violence allegations

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown has been suspended one game by the NFL despite not being charged with a crime, and he should be banned for a lot longer than that if any of the information his ex-wife gave police is true. According to the New York Daily News, Molly Brown told police on the day..." August 19

  • Giants head coach Ben McAdoo must make stand and cut Josh Brown after domestic violence incidents surface

    New York Daily News "The Giants blew a chance to make a strong and important statement on domestic violence for the first time since the explosive Ray Rice second elevator video surfaced nearly two years ago. They passed instead. Josh Brown is still on the team. Big Blue sets a high standard for the rest of..." August 19

  • Eli Manning “absolutely” playing this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts held quarterback Andrew Luck out of last week’s preseason game against the Bills with owner Jim Irsay writing that the reason was that Bills coach Rex Ryan “never heard of the word preseason.” That suggests that the Colts felt Luck would be at some undue risk facing the Bills, but the..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • Josh Norman flattered by Odell Beckham Jr.’s continued trash talk

    Sportress of Blogitude "Both Josh Norman and Odell Beckham Jr. have attempted at various points since their infamous brawl last season to put an end to their feud. Despite their apparent best efforts, the trash talk persisted throughout the offseason. With the two former combatants residing in the same division it now..." August 18

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown arrested in 2015 on domestic violence charge

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants kicker Josh Brown was arrested in May of 2015 on a domestic violence charge, according to documents obtained by NJ Advance Media. Brown was suspended Wednesday one game by the NFL for violating its personal conduct policy. It is unclear if the arrest is the reason for his suspension...." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Giants K Josh Brown suspended 1 game for violating NFL's personal conduct policy

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants will be without their Pro Bowl kicker for the season opener at Dallas on Sept. 11. It was announced on Wednesday that kicker Josh Brown has been suspended for one game for violating the NFL personal conduct policy. "While I do not agree with the suspension, I will accept it,"..." August 17

  • Victor Cruz doomsday would be devastating — but this isn’t it

    New York Post "The sky is not falling on Victor Cruz, and those calling for the Giants to cut their losses and move on from him should chill the heck out. There is nothing Pollyanna about stepping away from the naysayers and mounting gloom and doom surrounding Cruz’s comeback, nothing naïve about preaching..." August 17

  • Giants GM Jerry Reese: We’re still not giving up on Victor Cruz

    New York Daily News "Giants fans may be starting to count out Victor Cruz, but Big Blue isn’t at that point ... yet. “We’re still not giving up on Cruz,” GM Jerry Reese said Monday on WFAN. “Hopefully, he’ll make it back.” Reese’s comments came after the wide receiver missed another practice with the groin..." August 16

  • Two heavyweights go at it at heated Giants camp

    New York Post "The first scuffle of Giants training camp broke out Monday, when left guard Justin Pugh and defensive tackle Damon “Snacks’’ Harrison squared off in a heavyweight battle that featured pushing, shoving and some heated words on an overheated day. “I like the intensity,’’ coach Ben McAdoo said. “I..." August 16

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Victor Cruz groin ‘still noticeably bothering him’

    Sportsnaut "Victor Cruz simply cannot catch a break. After looking sharp in camp following his year-and-a-half absence from the game, he suffered a groin injury that kept him out of the first preseason contest of 2016 for the New York Giants. Heading into Week 2, head coach Ben McAdoo says Cruz’s groin..." August 14

  • Dolphins capitalize on Giants' turnovers in 27-10 win

    The Sports Xchange "The Miami Dolphins scored 27 straight points, 24 of which came off turnovers, to top the New York Giants 27-10 on Friday night in a preseason game at MetLife Stadium. The Giants, who sat starting quarterback Eli Manning, gave fourth-year quarterback Ryan Nassib a chance to showcase his..." August 13

  • Giants rookies Apple, Shepard leave preseason game with injuries

    The Score "The preseason debuts of New York Giants rookies Eli Apple and Sterling Shepard ended prematurely. Both players were taken to the locker room before halftime of the Giants' preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins on Friday night. Apple was diagnosed with a lower leg strain, while Shepard..." August 13

  • Slimmer Andre Williams feels the difference in Giants' preseason opener

    ESPN "The Andre Williams on the field for the New York Giants on Friday night in their preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins barely resembled the running back that averaged less than three yards per carry last season. This Andre Williams was physically deflated, 12 pounds lighter and minus almost..." August 13