Giants Rumors & News

  • Josh Brown deceived Giants, altered statement to team

    The Sports Daily "Giants kicker Josh Brown’s days in the NFL are probably numbered, but the situation he’s involved in continues to spiral out of control. After he was released by the Giants, both he and the team released statements. However, you’ll notice that the two statements are quite different. Here’s the..." October 26

  • Josh Brown apology and release too little, too late

    Sporting News "Josh Brown released a statement to Adam Schefter Tuesday. It was an apology. A well-coached, well-thought-out apology that reeks of “I'm sorry I got caught.” Sure, we already knew he abused his former wife Molly when the NFL suspended him for Week 1, but it wasn't until his private journals..." October 25

  • Giants release Josh Brown after domestic violence admission

    ESPN "The New York Giants released kicker Josh Brown on Tuesday, days after his admission that he abused his wife became public. The team said that it was "misguided" in its previous attitude toward Brown. "We believed we did the right thing at every juncture in our relationship with Josh," team..." October 25

  • There Are No Elite Teams in 2016

    The Ringer "For the first time in weeks, the NFL was the only show in town on Sunday night. With the World Series matchup set and the three presidential debates mercifully a thing of the past, Sunday Night Football took center stage as the weekend wound to a close. What followed was a game that will likely be..." October 25

  • Giants' Josh Brown releases apologetic statement, claims he never hit his ex-wife

    USA Today "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown, who currently resides on the Commissioner’s Exempt List, released his first public statements since 165 pages of documents from a King County investigation into allegations of domestic violence against him were made public. In the statement released by ESPN’s..." October 25

  • Giant's Ben McAdoo considering 'everything' including play-calling duties during bye week

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants enter the bye week at 4-3 with a date looming against the Eagles at MetLife Stadium just two weeks away and there could be some changes made ahead of the NFC East showdown. Through the first seven games, the Giants offense has been a model of inconsistency, ranking 16th in the NFL..." October 25

  • Eli Apple on mom’s outspokenness: “I was like godd–n”

    New York Daily News "Eli Apple's reaction Sunday to his mother's stinging criticism of Giants co-owner John Mara over his tolerance of kicker Josh Brown's domestic violence history was a mixture of discomfort and acceptance. "I was like, ‘godd--n,’" Apple, the Giants' rookie corner first-round pick, said of his..." October 24

  • Josh Brown not expected to appeal being placed on exempt list

    ABC News "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown is not expected to appeal the NFL's decision to place him on the commissioner's exempt list, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Brown was placed on the exempt list Friday, when?NFL senior vice president Adolpho Birch sent a letter to Brown..." October 24

  • Eli Manning says there was no Trump audible on Sunday

    Newark Star-Ledger "At some point during the Giants' 17-10 win over the Rams here at Twickenham Stadium, quarterback Eli Manning shouted out an audible call, as he is known to do. Manning's call was picked up by the on-field microphones, and fans watching the game back home in the United States thought it sounded..." October 24

  • NFL, union disagree on who pushed for quick resolution in Josh Brown case

    Pro Football Talk "One lingering question regarding the NFL’s badly unforced error in the Josh Brown case arises from the league’s decision to impose discipline on the Giants kicker before the authorities in King County, Washington concluded their investigation. Making that question more legitimate is the fact..." October 24

  • Could Giants enter Joe Thomas sweepstakes?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants' offensive line had a pretty good day, all things considered, in Sunday's win over the Rams. The run game was non-existent, but the vaunted Los Angeles defensive line did not cause much havoc. And Eli Manning was not sacked for the second time this season. Moreover, the Giants have..." October 24

  • Giants use four interceptions to beat Rams

    The Sports Xchange "The New York Giants had three takeaways all season, but that was before they faced quarterback Case Keenum and the struggling Los Angeles Rams. Landon Collins and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie each had two interceptions of Keenum, fueling a strong defensive effort in the Giants' 17-10 win over..." October 23

  • Molly Brown: Giants teammates knew of abuse

    Pro Football Talk "As the Sunday morning talking heads begin the process of talking about the potential reaction by teammates to the knowledge that Giants kicker Josh Brown engaged in abuse of his ex-wife more widespread than grabbing her wrist in May 2015, it’s important to remember one key fact: Brown’s ex-wife..." October 23

  • Odell Beckham shakes off criticism

    ESPN "It’s a foreign country and a different culture. The British view football as a completely different sport than Americans. It doesn’t matter when it comes to celebrity, however. New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is a star here, just as he is in the United States. His news..." October 23

  • Odell Beckham Jr. expects rough play from Rams

    Toronto Sun "Odell Beckham Jr. expects Los Angeles Rams defenders to try to rough him up on Sunday. In the hours before Beckham’s New York Giants and Rams were to square off in the second of three NFL games played this month in London, England, the wide receiver said he knows what’s coming. “You protect..." October 23

  • Officials, players concerned with NFL's treatment of Josh Brown case

    ESPN "NFL owners, executives, coaches and players have privately been expressing their displeasure over how the league and the New York Giants have handled the domestic violence allegations against kicker Josh Brown, sources confirmed to ESPN. One team owner has called the situation an..." October 22

  • Former Ravens player wonders why Josh Brown has job but Ray Rice is 'blackballed'

    CBS Sports "The treatment of Josh Brown by the NFL and the New York Giants has been perplexing at best. The Giants knew Brown abused his wife and still decided to re-sign him. The NFL only suspended Brown one game, a mystifying number given the circumstances. Brown isn't with the Giants in London for..." October 22

  • Goodell blames fans for not understanding NFL’s domestic violence policy

    The Comeback "Roger Goodell gave an interview to BBC Sports, in which he essentially says the league’s handling of domestic violence suspensions is fine. He blames fan ignorance or narrow-mindedness for the perception that he’s not going far enough. Roger Goodell is essentially the man behind the curtain,..." October 22

  • Torrey Smith joins chorus of criticism of how NFL has handled Josh Brown case

    SI "Torrey Smith of the San Francisco 49ers took to Twitter to criticize the NFL's handling of domestic violence in light of the news that New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted to abusing his ex-wife Molly Brown. Brown has been placed on the commissioner’s exempt list but will still be paid as..." October 22

  • Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • Odell Beckham limited again, but exits injury report

    Pro Football Talk "Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has a hip injury that kept him from practicing on Wednesday, and that rendered him limited in practice on Thursday and Friday. But it won’t keep him from playing on Sunday against the Rams. Beckham has no label attached to him in the final report, which means..." October 21

  • Recommended domestic violence charges against Giants' Josh Brown were declined

    Newark Star-Ledger "Two recommended domestic violence charges against Giants kicker Josh Brown were declined by a prosecuting attorney, according to a document obtained by NJ Advance Media which cites "non-evidentiary reasons." The King County (Wash.) Prosecuting Attorney's Office opted not to file two charges of..." October 21

  • Odell Beckham Jr. fined $24K for unsportsmanlike conduct

    USA Today "Odell Beckham Jr. seems to be enjoying football again — but the NFL isn’t done taking his money. The New York Giants’ star receiver was fined $24,309 for unsportsmanlike conduct after he took of his helmet as part of a touchdown celebration and appeared to yell at officials on his way off the..." October 21

  • Josh Brown won’t return to Bellevue real-estate agency after domestic-violence scandal

    Seattle Times "A local real estate agency says it will not bring back NFL kicker Josh Brown as a broker, a day after widely reported documents showed Brown admitted to acts of domestic violence. Brown, a former Seahawks kicker who now plays for the New York Giants, interned as a broker at the Bellevue office..." October 21

  • Giants to put kicker Josh Brown on commissioner's exempt list

    ESPN "Josh Brown will be put on the commissioner's exempt list Friday and has kicked his last kick with the New York Giants, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen. Multiple sources also expressed real doubt that Brown would ever kick again in the NFL after documents surfaced this week in..." October 21

  • League, law enforcement are both to blame for lack of information in Josh Brown case

    Pro Football Talk "King County Sheriff John Urquhart blames the NFL for failing to work hard enough to obtain information about the Josh Brown case. The NFL blames the Sheriff’s office for failing to cooperate with its efforts. The truth, as usual, lives somewhere in the middle, with both sides bearing blame for..." October 21

  • Giants’ Justin Pugh walks back support of teammate Josh Brown

    Pro Football Talk "Giants guard Justin Pugh voiced support for teammate Josh Brown after he was suspended for Week One of the NFL season over a domestic violence arrest. Now Pugh is walking back that support. Pugh released a statement today saying that when he supported Brown previously, he did not know the full..." October 21

  • Eli Manning Doesn’t Want to Be Asked About Josh Brown Beating His Wife 20+ Times

    Black Sports Online "Eli Manning is the quarterback of the New York Giants, one of the most known players in the NFL and is married with children. This would be a great time for him to speak out against domestic violence, but instead he said his name is Bennett and he isn’t in it." October 21

  • Jarvis Landry after Beckham's kicking net proposal: 'I'm the best man'

    ESPN "New York Giants Pro Bowl receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has an ongoing celebration that's captured the attention of a national audience. After recent touchdowns, Beckham has celebrated on the sideline with the kicking net. Most recently, Beckham jokingly proposed and said he's taking their..." October 21

  • Giants' McAdoo: We won't turn our backs on Josh Brown

    Newsday "The Giants couldn’t leave their troubles behind in the States, even if they decided to leave the source of the most recent affair there. Ben McAdoo’s press conference on Friday afternoon in Syon Park was supposed to be the kind of “Welcome to England” event that typically comes with these..." October 21

  • The U.K. is fired up for Odell Beckham Jr., the face of NFL's international growth

    SI "Beckham. It’s the most famous last name in U.K. sports history, and this Sunday in London it will be written across the back of a new superstar’s jersey. Odell Beckham Jr. leads the group of players hitting their stride just as the NFL is catching fire in the U.K. He scores incredible..." October 21

  • NFL helped Josh Brown’s wife move hotel rooms after Pro Bowl incident

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL’s claim on Thursday that they did not have all the information available to them in the Josh Brown case is starting to look shakier. Brown was arrested in May, 2015 for allegedly committing domestic violence against his now ex-wife, Molly. Charges were dropped five days later. But the..." October 21

  • Eli Apple's mom criticizes John Mara's domestic violence comments

    New York Daily News "The latest revelation in the ongoing scandal surrounding Giants kicker Josh Brown has hit close to home for Big Blue’s most outspoken mother. Annie Apple, the mother of first-round pick and cornerback Eli, ripped John Mara on Twitter after the team's co-owner revealed Thursday that Brown had..." October 21

  • Rams' Fisher believes Beckham Jr. could become all-time best WR

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams have a history with Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., which probably shouldn't surprise you. Doesn't every team? Anyway, theirs took place during the second-to-last game of the 2014 season. Beckham boisterously celebrated a touchdown, as he is prone to do. And on the..." October 21

  • NFL disputes sheriff’s criticism of Josh Brown investigation

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is defending its investigation of the Josh Brown domestic violence case amid widespread criticism. One source of that criticism was King County Sheriff John Urquhart, whose office investigated accusations that Brown abused his ex-wife. Urquhart says that when his office was contacted by..." October 21

  • NFL remains conspicuously silent on Josh Brown domestic abuse

    Sportsnaut "The NFL continues to remain conspicuously quiet about the damning domestic violence allegations against Josh Brown. A recent report by Ralph Vacciano of SNY, which gleans from 165 pages of police documents, details disturbing allegations that show the NFL not only knew about Brown’s alleged..." October 20

  • Steve Weatherford Says Josh Brown Is Seeking Treatment

    TMZ "Josh Brown is seeking help for his domestic violence issues and wants to be a better person ... so says his best friend and former teammate, Steve Weatherford. Weatherford and Brown played 2 seasons together on the NY Giants -- and have been close for roughly 8 years. So, we reached out to..." October 20

  • Giants to sign Robbie Gould for Sunday's London game

    North Jersey "The Giants will sign kicker Robbie Gould to handle their kicking duties Sunday with Josh Brown not traveling with the team to London after new details emerged about his alleged domestic abuse, a source confirmed. Gould is flying to London to meet the team in advance of its game against the..." October 20

  • John Mara's stunning revelation: Josh Brown told Giants he beat his wife

    Newark Star-Ledger "Kicker Josh Brown admitted to the Giants he abused his wife, co-owner John Mara said Thursday in a radio interview with WFAN's Mike Francesa. "He's admitted to us he's abused his wife in the past," Mara told Francesa, minutes after the team announced Brown will not travel to London for..." October 20

  • Ben McAdoo hints that Josh Brown suspension may be coming

    Sportsnaut "The entire Josh Brown situation seemed to take on a life of its own on Thursday. With news surfacing that the NFL may have been complicit in the kicker’s alleged abuse of his ex-wife, the league itself is reconsidering the case. Brown himself was suspended for just one game after details came..." October 20

  • Giants: Brown won't travel with team to London

    ESPN "The NFL announced Thursday that it will review newly released documents in which New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted to domestic abuse. Brown's admissions were revealed Wednesday by the King County (Washington) Sheriff's Office as part of his final case file, stemming from a May 2015..." October 20

  • Steve Smith Blasts Josh Brown ... You Deserve a Beatdown!

    TMZ "Baltimore Ravens superstar Steve Smith is coming out swingin' at NY Giants kicker Josh Brown -- saying the guy needs his ass beat down after new domestic violence details came to light. "You know what if your ex-wife was my daughter yo ASS would be on IR," Smith wrote." October 20

  • NFL re-opening investigation into Josh Brown in light of new docs "The NFL is re-opening its investigation into Giants kicker Josh Brown in light of the release of addition documents regarding Brown's May 2015 domestic violence arrest. obtained 165 pages of documents from the King County (Washington) Sheriff Office on Wednesday regarding Brown's 2015..." October 20

  • Giants & NFL Considering Indefinite Suspension For K Josh Brown

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Cole of B/R reports that the NFL and the Giants are discussing additional punishment for K Josh Brown after police documents were obtained Wednesday that show he admitted to domestic violence involving his ex-wife in letters, emails and a journal. According to Cole, one option..." October 20

  • NFL on Josh Brown Cops Wouldn't Release Documents to Us ... 'It's Unfortunate'

    TMZ "The NFL just issued a statement on the new Josh Brown documents from his domestic violence case -- saying the league repeatedly tried to get the info, but cops refused to hand over the information. "NFL investigators made repeated attempts -- both orally and in writing -- to obtain any and all..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown detailed domestic violence in documents

    ESPN "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admitted to domestic violence in letters, emails and a journal, according to police documents. The documents were part of Brown's final case file by the King County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office stemming from a May 22, 2015, arrest. Brown was charged with assault in..." October 20

  • Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. misses practice with hip injury

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was able to play through a painful hip injury in Sunday's win over the Ravens. But now that the adrenaline has worn off, Beckham wasn't able to participate in Wednesday's practice as the Giants prepare for Sunday's game against the Rams in..." October 19

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Eli Manning backpedals about being 'sick' of Beckham's antics

    New York Daily News "So now Eli Manning doesn’t mind Odell Beckham Jr.’s antics one bit, and he has no problem with his mercurial wide receiver’s new fiancee. Now, Eli Manning isn’t “sick” of anything about Beckham, even if just a day earlier on the radio, he’d finally sounded at his wits’ end. Welcome to the..." October 19