Giants Rumors & News

  • Giants say they didn’t reach for Eli Apple

    New York Post "Jerry Reese and the Giants sat in the Big Blue war room and watched John Fox and the Bears leapfrog them for pass-rusher Leonard Floyd, the presumptive apple of their eye. And if Floyd was truly the apple of the Giants’ eye, if he becomes a Monster of the Midway instead of a Monster of the..." April 29

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    Paul Schwartz @NYPost_Schwartz

    Giants take CB Eli Apple with the 10th pick. Shocking.

  • Eli Apple picked 10th overall by Giants

    Newsday "Eli Apple, a cornerback out of Ohio State, was selected by the Giants with the No. 10 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night. It’s the first time that the Giants have taken a cornerback in the first round since 2011, when the Giants took Prince Amukamara 19th overall. Apple can jam..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Ezekiel Elliott would like to play with Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr.

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants could go in many different directions with the No. 10 overall pick in Thursday night's NFL Draft and adding a stud running back like Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott might be part of general manager Jerry Reese's plans. Sure, with Rashad Jennings, Andre Williams and Shane Vereen already..." April 28

  • Josh Norman: I don't care about matchup with Odell Beckham

    The Score "When Josh Norman signed with the Washington Redskins and joined the NFC East, it was inevitable that his rivalry with New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. would resurface. Beckham declined to comment on Norman's division arrival in his first media session since the signing, but Giants..." April 27

  • Orleans Darkwa being held out of Giants minicamp with leg injury, per source

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's only April. Better to be safe than sorry at this time of the year. That's why running back Orleans Darkwa was at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on Tuesday but not on the field practicing with teammates. The Giants are playing it safe with the running back. He has a small fracture..." April 27

  • Michael Strahan already has one foot out the door at ‘Live’

    Page Six "Michael Strahan is already playing both teams! The ex-Giants bruiser was doing double duty Wednesday — hustling from an interview with UFC stars at his soon-to-be permanent gig on “Good Morning America” in Midtown, to his co-hosting job uptown at “Live with Kelly and Michael.” For the second..." April 27

  • Odell Beckham Jr. says he's been a Drake fan since his 'Degrassi' days

    The Score "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been spending a lot of time with Drake recently, even rooming with him while he worked on his new album. Beckham opened up about their friendship in an interview with DraftKings, revealing that he's been a fan of the rapper since his days on..." April 27

  • Jason Pierre-Paul: I’ll be a better player than I was before hand injuries

    Fox Sports "A mangled hand from a fireworks accident hampered Jason Pierre-Paul's season last year, but he says he's well on his way to becoming even better than he was before the injury. The New York Giants defensive end believes he's already as good as he was before losing his right index finger and..." April 27

  • Giants are going to give Victor Cruz time to make sure he’s right

    New York Daily News "The words “Super Bowl” emerged from the mouths of both Odell Beckham and Victor Cruz Tuesday after their first voluntary minicamp practice under first-year head coach Ben McAdoo. If the Giants want to position themselves as championship contenders again, they’ll probably need Cruz to perform..." April 27

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Michael Strahan Leaving 'Live' for Good in Two Weeks

    TMZ "Michael Strahan's getting the hell outta dodge months earlier than anticipated -- instead of staying at 'Live' through the summer, he'll be gone in just over 2 weeks. Sources connected to the show tell us Michael's last day will be Friday, May 13. We're told an internal memo went around to the..." April 26

  • Giants pick up 5th-year option on guard Justin Pugh, per sources

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants have picked up the fifth-year option on offensive lineman Justin Pugh, two individuals with knowledge of the situation told NJ Advance Media. Pugh, 25, was the Giants' first-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was the 19th overall selection out of Syracuse. His fifth-year option..." April 26

  • ABC has no idea what Kelly Ripa will say during ‘Live’ return

    Page Six "Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan didn’t see each other — but did swap amicable texts — in a bid to clear the air ahead of her return to their show. While the co-hosts didn’t meet or talk by phone before their “Live With Kelly & Michael” reunion Tuesday, a source said they “did exchange some..." April 26

  • Josh Norman on facing Odell Beckham: It’s gonna be fun

    Pro Football Talk "Among the talking points that have cropped up since cornerback Josh Norman’s surprise move from the Panthers to the Redskins is that Norman will be facing off with Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham twice during the 2016 season. Norman and Beckham engaged in a battle of words leading into last..." April 25

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Eli Manning on Josh Norman/Odell Beckham: We can’t let it escalate

    Newsday "Eli Manning isn’t too bothered by the new cornerback in the division, and he doesn’t think his best receiver will be either. Washington’s surprise addition of Josh Norman this past week created an instant rivalry between him and Odell Beckham Jr., the two players whose duel in December turned..." April 24

  • Will Giants gamble on athletic freak who is draft’s biggest risk?

    New York Post "What grade do the Giants have on Myles Jack? Not the football grade, the other grade. There is little doubt the Giants absolutely, positively love Jack as a prospect. He is everything anyone wants from a linebacker entering the NFL Draft and, if he somehow is not taken in the first nine..." April 23

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz: 'I'm 100 percent'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants general manager Jerry Reese said this week he hopes wide receiver Victor Cruz will be "full-go" by training camp. Cruz is on board with his boss's optimism, telling NJ Advance Media he feels he is back to full strength as he continues to rehab the rare calf injury that cost him the..." April 23

  • Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan Haven't Spoken Since His 'Live' Departure Announcement: Why He Didn't Tell Her Sooner

    US Magazine "Sometimes, silence speaks volumes. Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan haven't spoken since he broke the news that he's leaving Live with Kelly and Michael for Good Morning America in a meeting on Tuesday, April 19. A source reveals to Us Weekly exclusively why Strahan didn't tell Ripa sooner about the..." April 23

  • ABC execs scared Kelly Ripa will go rogue on live TV over Michael Strahan debacle

    Page Six "Kelly Ripa still isn’t taking calls from Michael Strahan and ABC execs — and her bosses fear she could go rogue and “do an Ann Curry” on live TV when she agrees to return. After Ripa was the last to learn that Strahan was joining “Good Morning America” full time, she refused to show up for work..." April 23

  • Norman-Beckham battles would make Washington-Giants rivalry better

    Pro Football Talk "With cornerback Josh Norman making his first visit to Washington at a time when the 49ers want to bring him to town as well, it’s safe to assume that Washington made the best opening offer for his services. So if/when Norman is introduced as the latest member of the team, it will be time to circle..." April 22

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Reese on WR Victor Cruz: "So far, so good. All the doctors are pleased with his progress. We hope he'll be the Victor we know."

  • Michael Strahan sends thank you message to a reportedly furious Kelly Ripa

    People Magazine "Michael Strahan gave a big shout-out to co-host Kelly Ripa Thursday morning, thanking her for showing him the morning show ropes – as he got a big round of applause from his new colleagues on Good Morning America. "I'm very thankful for her, to her, because I've learned so much from her. And..." April 21

  • Kelly Ripa had a total meltdown over Strahan’s betrayal

    Page Six "Kelly Ripa had a “total meltdown” after getting blindsided by the sudden departure of her “Live” co-host, Michael Strahan — spitefully calling out “sick” on Wednesday from their ABC morning talk show. “Kelly sees this as the ultimate betrayal,” one insider told Page Six. “There’s been a..." April 21

  • Star CB Josh Norman now a free agent, but don't expect Giants to get in on him

    New York Daily News "Yes, Carolina Panthers corner Josh Norman is now a free agent. Yes, the Giants are in need of depth at cornerback. And yes, the Giants still have some cap space. But no, none of that makes it likely that the club will sign Norman. In fact, the Giants are the least likely team to be involved..." April 21

  • Kelly Ripa's Ballistic Over Strahan Shocker

    TMZ "Kelly Ripa is livid over Michael Strahan's departure from her show, largely because she was shockingly disrespected by Disney honchos. TMZ broke the story ... Kelly was blindsided by Tuesday's announcement. She found out at 10:30 in the morning ... the same time Disney made the announcement...." April 20

  • Why Giants could draft Ezekiel Elliott — if he’s there at No. 10

    New York Post "Would they? Could they? It will be fascinating if the first nine picks of the NFL draft come off the board the night of April 28 and sitting there for the Giants at No. 10 is Ezekiel Elliott of Ohio State, not only the best running-back prospect this year but also considered to be one of those..." April 20

  • Cleared to play, TE Larry Donnell re-signs with Giants "Larry Donnell has earned a clean bill of health and a new contract from the New York Giants. The veteran tight end re-signed with Big Blue on Tuesday after receiving clearance to play from team doctors, per the club. Donnell's one-year restricted-free-agent tender will earn him $1.67 million, a..." April 19

  • Michael Strahan Leaving 'Live With Kelly and Michael' for 'GMA'

    The Hollywood Reporter "The Fox Sports analyst will begin his full-time duties in September. Michael Strahan will exit ABC's Live With Kelly and Michael and join Good Morning America full time. ABC News president James Goldston announced the news in a staff memo. Strahan, who has been appearing twice a week on the..." April 19

  • Preston Parker, ex-football star, arrested for second time in month

    Palm Beach Post "Preston Parker, a one-time Atlantic High School football star who played at Florida State and in the NFL, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail late Monday for the second time this month. Parker, 29, was picked up by Boynton Beach police on drug charges after an officer found marijuana on..." April 19

  • Unusual Georgia LB is the anti-Giants pick — but so tempting

    New York Post "If you want the Giants to play it safe, you do not want any part of Leonard Floyd. If you want a difference-maker who might be the finishing touch to a rebuilt defense, you want the Giants to write out “Leonard Floyd’’ on their first-round card and rush it up to commissioner Roger Goodell,..." April 19

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Kicker Josh Brown expected to sign two-year deal with Giants

    New York Daily News "The Giants expect to spend a lot of time in scoring position this season. So it made sense for them to bring back one of the most reliable kickers they've ever had. Veteran Josh Brown is expected to re-sign with the Giants on Monday afternoon, the Daily News has learned, a little more than a..." April 18

  • Giants general manager Jerry Reese dropping quickly in GM rankings

    Newark Star-Ledger "The honeymoon is over for Jerry Reese. Those two Super Bowl titles in his first nine years as general manager have word off and the stench of the past few years has stuck to his resume. Reese is under fire after four straight playoff-less years and three straight losing seasons. An inordinate..." April 18

  • Myles Jack: 'I think I fit the bill' for Giants, New York

    Newark Star-Ledger "Myles Jack made his first-ever visit to the Big Apple on Wednesday. The UCLA linebacker and soon-to-be top NFL Draft pick liked what he saw. And he said could see himself coming back to Gotham quite soon, and wearing blue when he does, telling NJ Advance Media he has "most definitely" thought..." April 14

  • Picking up Justin Pugh's fifth-year option will be no-brainer for Giants

    ESPN New York "The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday picked up the fifth-year option on 2013 first-round pick Kenny Vaccaro, which got me to thinking about the first two guys the New York Giants picked in that draft. You can be pretty much 100 percent certain that the Giants will pick up the fifth-year option on..." April 13

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13

  • Study: Over '40 percent' of ex-NFLers tested had traumatic brain injury

    CBS Sports "The medical community continues to make strides in the study of concussions and one study, according to the American Academy of Neurology, claims "more than 40 percent" of retired NFL players studied had some sign of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study conducted tests on 40 different former..." April 12

  • Jason Pierre-Paul relives explosion that destroyed his hand

    SI "In the late hours of July 4, 2015, at a holiday cookout in his hometown of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul stood on a patch of sun-beaten grass, across the street from a party where more than 50 family members and friends milled about in the nearly 90º heat. Nearby,..." April 12

  • Players with low Wonderlic scores are more likely to be arrested

    Pro Football Talk "The Wonderlic intelligence test that has long been part of the NFL’s pre-draft screening process is mocked by many as irrelevant to a player’s football playing ability. But one group of researchers says the Wonderlic can be valuable in predicting how a player will fare off the field. A paper..." April 12

  • NFL won’t stream any London games this year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s live-stream of last year’s London game between the Jaguars and Bills was so wildly successful that the NFL will be doing it again. Sorry, that should be the NFL will not be doing it again. According to Jessica Toonkel of Reuters, the NFL won’t stream any of the three 2016 London..." April 12

  • Arbitrator upholds NFL's use of paid leave for players under personal conduct policy

    ESPN "An arbitrator has ruled against the NFL Players Association in its grievance, filed more than a year ago, that the league's personal conduct policy implemented in late 2014 violated terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The union had challenged the authority granted to commissioner..." April 11

  • Odell Beckham and Stephon Gilmore trade barbs on Instagram

    Buffalo News "After the Buffalo Bills' 24-10 loss to the New York Giants last season, cornerback Stephon Gilmore didn't hold back when The News asked him about Odell Beckham Jr. He was blunt, honest and his biting words were heard loud and clear in New Jersey. In that game, of course, Beckham threw several..." April 11

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    Kelvin Sheppard @KelvinSheppard

    Excited to officially sign tomorrow an begin the next chapter of my career with the New York Football Giants!!!! #Blessed

  • Eli Manning Rent My Badass NJ Condo ... For $18k Per Month!

    TMZ "Wanna live like a Super Bowl MVP but don't have the talent? Good news, you can now rent Eli Manning's kickass NJ condo ... if you can drop a measly $18k per month. The place is pretty sick ... it's located in Hoboken, right next to the Hudson River and has insane views of Manhattan. " April 09

  • Beckham Jr. rooming with Drake while he works on new album

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham Jr. revealed a rather interesting aspect of his offseason this week. The star Giants wide receiver told Ronda Rousey in a “Face2Face” feature for DraftKings that he’s been staying at Drake’s house while the rapper finishes his album, Views From the 6, which is slated to come out..." April 08

  • Giants, Packers raise objections to NFL's plan to host games in China

    CBS Sports "The NFL remains committed to its vision of expanding to the other side of the planet. But support for that vision, which includes a regular-season game in China in 2018, is not unanimous. Two teams, in fact, are raising objections to the league's plan. The Packers and Giants do not want to..." April 08

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