Giants Rumors & News

  • 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 "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 "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

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    NYG LB Jon Beason has sesamoid fracture in right foot. Surgery required. Expected 12 week recovery, according to someone aware of diagnosis.

  • Jon Beason diagnosed with fractured foot; needs surgery and will be out 3 months

    New York Daily News "The one player on defense the Giants felt they could least afford to lose was middle linebacker Jon Beason. Now they’re facing the possibility that they’ve lost him for Opening Day, and maybe more. Beason was diagnosed with a torn ligament and a fractured sesamoid bone in his right foot after..." June 13

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    At Giants OTA today, where LB Jon Beason left early. Taken by cart back to locker room just now.

  • Giants Amukamara -- The Team Fat Fine ... Is $500 Per Pound! "It pays to be thin ... at least if you're on the NY Giants -- because if players are overweight, they're fined $500 PER POUND ... so says one of the team's star defensive backs. TMZ Sports spoke with Prince Amukamara on the way out of an event at Cipriani Wall St. last night -- and he told us..." June 11

  • Eli Manning says he could play in game tomorrow, doesn't even 'think about' ankle surgery

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning's rapid recovery from ankle surgery doesn't surprise the Giants anymore, and Manning doesn't even think twice when it comes to the first surgery he's ever had. Once thought of as a scratch for OTA's, Manning hasn't missed one yet. This afternoon, prepping for a round of golf at..." June 10

  • Change a positive for Eli Manning, says Phil Simms

    Newsday "Eli Manning is transitioning to a new offense for the first time since his rookie season in 2004, but take it from another Giants quarterback who went through a similar change late in his career: This could go much better than expected. "I don't think it's going to be tough for him," Phil..." June 09

  • NY Giant Steve Weatherford helps make Bayonne prom one to really remember

    Newark Star-Ledger "For most high school seniors, prom is a night they will never forget. But for Bayonne teen Lauren Delbert, the night was made even more special by Giants punter Steve Weatherford. On April 18, Delbert sent out a message via Twitter to Weatherford asking if he'd like to go to the prom with her...." June 07

  • Ex-Giants safety Will Hill signs with AFL's Arizona Rattlers "The Giants made a pretty easy decision earlier this week to release Will Hill. The talented-but-troubled safety was suspended by the NFL for the third time in three years. Surprisingly, Hill's already found work again. It's just not in the NFL -- Hill signed with the Arizona Rattlers of the..." June 06

  • Giants to work out former Packers tight end Tom Crabtree

    Newark Star-Ledger "Tom Crabtree, a former tight end with the Packers, Chiefs and Buccaneers, will work out for the Giants next week, according to a person familiar with the situation. The 28-year-old, who has been in the league since 2009, has 22 career receptions for 323 yards and five touchdowns. He won a Super..." June 06

  • Giants’ Hosley seeing counselor after drug suspension

    New York Post "No question needed to be asked Thursday afternoon before cornerback Jayron Hosley, unprompted, said he had something to say. “First of all, I really need to get this off my chest,’’ Hosley said, making his first public comments since the news hit a day earlier that he was suspended for the..." June 06

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

  • Ex-Giants safety Will Hill trashed his New Jersey rental home

    New York Daily News "Things just keep getting worse for troubled safety Will Hill. Hill, who was released by the Giants on Monday after drawing a suspension from the NFL for the third straight year, wrecked a rental home he had in West Orange, causing $15,000 in damages and lost income, according to a report by..." June 05

  • Giants: Jayron Hosley suspended four games after failed drug test

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants defensive back Jayron Hosley was suspended four games by the NFL today after failing a drug test. He was in violation of the league's policy on substances of abuse. He dropped his appeal and, despite being able to practice and play in the preseason, will not appear until Week 5 against..." June 05

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05