Giants Rumors & News

  • Antrel Rolle frustrated with one of Giants cuts

    New York Post "Charles James is gone. And Antrel Rolle is not happy about it. The Giants on Tuesday trimmed 15 players off their roster to go from 90 players to 75, and the mild surprise was the departure of James, a 23-year-old cornerback who played in 12 games last season and was one of the most spirited..." August 27

  • Geoff Schwartz’s dislocated toe is just a ‘minor setback’ and won’t miss as much time as feared

    New York Daily News "Injured Giants guard Geoff Schwartz got good news on Monday when he learned his toe injury was “just a minor setback” and that he may even be back sometime next month. Schwartz, who dislocated his right big toe on Friday night, will not even need surgery for his injury, according to the Giants...." August 27

  • Broncos trade for Giants kicker Brandon McManus "Glory of glories: We have a kicker trade! The Denver Broncos have swung a deal with the New York Giants to acquire the undrafted Brandon McManus, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, per a Broncos source. ESPN first reported the news. McManus was expected to be waived by Big Blue. Not wanting..." August 26

  • Giants announce roster cuts; 75-man roster set "The Giants today made 15 transactions to reach the NFL roster limit of 75 players in advance of the 4 p.m. deadline. Two players were placed on injured reserve: safety Cooper Taylor, who injured the sesamoid bone in his left foot in Indianapolis on Aug. 16, and wide receiver Marcus Harris, who..." August 26

  • Guard Geoff Schwartz injury update "Giants guard Geoff Schwartz had his dislocated right big toe examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte yesterday afternoon. Following the examination, it was determined that Schwartz will remain in a walking boot for approximately 7-10 days and then begin a rehabilitation program. After that,..." August 26

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Giants pick Josh Brown over Brandon McManus at kicker

    Pro Football Talk "With an offense that may make the team’s kicker as underutilized as the Maytag repairman, the Giants nevertheless need to have at least one kicker on the roster. The Giants have entrusted that duty, for now, to veteran Josh Brown. Per a league source, rookie Brandon McManus will be..." August 26

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    RB Peyton Hillis (foot/ankle) returned to practice today. “Oh my goodness," he said. "It was nice."

  • Giants’ Corey Washington is having a Victor Cruz-like preseason

    Pro Football Talk "In Giants camp, they know a thing or two about undrafted rookie wide receivers becoming stars. Much in the same way Victor Cruz captured their imaginations with a stellar preseason in 2010, the Giants have another small-college standout who could make a difference for them. Corey Washington..." August 24

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Tom Coughlin begins with praise of Rueben Randle's play in Friday night's game.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Giants have sent G Geoff Schwartz to a foot specialist following his MRI on his dislocated toe today. It does not sound good.

  • Giants guard Geoff Schwartz exits with dislocated toe

    New York Post "The Giants’ offensive line looked disjointed and out of sync — where have we heard that before? — in the first half of Friday night’s 35-24 preseason victory over the Jets, and then took a big hit when left guard Geoff Schwartz went out with a dislocated toe on his right foot. Schwartz was hurt..." August 23

  • Manning, Giants show signs of life in win over Jets

    New York Post "Time was running short and the offense was nearly running on empty. If Eli Manning and his offensive mates were going to squeeze anything positive out of Friday night’s preseason showing against the Jets, it would have to be late in the second quarter, backed up on their own 9-yard line. The..." August 23

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    No surprises on the 'will not play' list: Beckham, Prince, Charles Brown, Hosley, Holliday, Brewer, Hillis, Grimble, Taylor, Beason #giants

  • NY Giants RB Andre Williams: It was not trash talk

    New York Daily News "Andre Williams never meant to cause any harm. Just after midnight on Thursday, a little more than a day after he had said just enough to set Rex Ryan off, the Giants’ rookie running back took to Twitter to try to clear up that he had never tried to talk trash to the Jets, although he did add..." August 22

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Former Giants RB David Wilson to pursue Olympic dream in triple jump

    USA Today "David Wilson’s NFL career is over, but that doesn’t mean his athletic career is. The New York Giants’ first-round pick in 2012 gracefully announced his retirement from the NFL two weeks ago after doctors advised him that he shouldn’t risk further contact that could aggravate a serious neck..." August 18

  • Salty Coughlin on Giants offense: ‘They better’ get it together

    New York Post "Eli Manning said he sees signs the Giants’ offense is getting better. Despite the dismal results, Victor Cruz said, “I’m not concerned’’ and that “there were definitely some positive things out there’’ as he evaluated the most recent preseason stinker. Tom Coughlin said something quite..." August 18

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    Jennings. This is one of the few certainties. RT @atrotta130: @DanGrazianoESPN who do you think gets bulk of the carries come week 1?

  • For NY Giants safety Cooper Taylor, trouble may be afoot

    New York Daily News "The Giants secondary is now dealing with two significant losses. On Sunday, Tom Coughlin revealed that safety Cooper Taylor could miss “significant time” after suffering a serious foot injury in Saturday’s win over the Colts. Taylor left the stadium on crutches, his left foot in a walking..." August 18

  • Eli Manning, Giants offense awful in exhibition win over Colts

    New York Post "Victor Cruz described it as “fun’’ late Saturday night watching the Giants’ backups overcome a 26-0 fourth quarter deficit to overtake and beat the Colts 27-26 in a wild preseason game at Lucas Oil Stadium. “I had a blast watching them at the end,’’ Cruz said of seeing the youngsters stage the..." August 17

  • Eli Manning’s not worried about the Giants offense

    New York Daily News "The new Giants offense that Ben McAdoo was installing was supposed to help “fix” Eli Manning after his disastrous performance last season. And maybe it eventually will. But right now, with just one significant preseason game left, the Giants’ quarterback doesn’t look very good and doesn’t look..." August 17

  • ‘You’re going to think about it': Rueben Randle has Super dreams

    New York Post "Rueben Randle looked up the other day during training camp practice and spotted on the sideline what he admits was an NFL receiver’s all-time snapshot. He saw Plaxico Burress talking with David Tyree talking with Mario Manningham, a three-way conversation that got Randle dreaming. “You’re going..." August 16

  • Now with NY Giants, Walter Thurmond making a name for himself outside of Legion of Boom

    New York Daily News "For four years, he was just another member of the Legion of Boom. Walter Thurmond III was destined to be a mere Richard Sherman prop, toiling in relative anonymity behind the brashest cornerback in the NFL. But this is the year that all changes. On another coast, in another division, playing..." August 15

  • Jerry Reese: If Manning, JPP play well, we can be really good

    Pro Football Talk "There were a lot of things wrong with the Giants in 2013 and any discussion of those flaws has to include the play of quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Manning threw 27 interceptions and Pierre-Paul was a shell of his explosive self after offseason back surgery,..." August 15

  • Ryan Nassib in danger of not making Giants' 53-man roster

    Newark Star-Ledger "A few days ago this would have seemed impossible. Now, not so much. Coach Tom Coughlin would prefer keeping two quarterbacks. Curtis Painter has served as the No. 2 this week. You do the math. It's still unlikely Nassib gets cut, but not completely out of the question right now. The 2013..." August 15

  • Giants may have found hidden gem in WR Washington

    New York Post "The position, the highlight-reel catches, and overlooked and undrafted status have brought on the inevitable question: Is Corey Washington the next Victor Cruz? And even if the Giants’ surprising wideout is a long way from that, he has been the early star of training camp. After being cut..." August 13

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

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    Ebenezer Samuel @ebenezersamuel

    Remember Odell Beckham? He will practice tomorrow on individual basis. Progress!

  • Adrien Robinson says he won't be last on TE depth chart for long

    Newark Star-Ledger "Less than an hour after he left the field, Adrien Robinson was still bothered by a short pass near the Pittsburgh sideline that he dropped. The quick route, on a second-and-8 with 10:25 to go in the third, allowed him some room to run. Had be broken a tackle, he could have picked up a first..." August 10

  • Giants still unsure what they have with their offensive line

    Newark Star-Ledger "Midway through the second quarter on Saturday night, Giants quarterback Eli Manning was on the sideline in a hat. His helmet would serve strictly as a headset for the remainder of the evening. Manning was done working against the Pittsburgh Steelers, having barely broken a sweat while..." August 10

  • Giants new-look offense struggles in win over Steelers

    New York Post "Nothing. That’s what Eli Manning accomplished Saturday night with his passing game — and that never has happened before. This is Manning’s 11th season and in every game, every preseason affair, he always has left the field managing to complete at least one pass. That’s not too much to ask, but..." August 10

  • With one rush, Jennings shows Giants they can dream big

    New York Post "It was a “wow” moment on an otherwise dull night. Rashad Jennings took a handoff from Eli Manning and jolted the sleepy MetLife Stadium crowd awake. Big Blue’s new running back took a simple straight away handoff from Eli Manning, burst threw a canyon-sized hole up the middle and exploded to..." August 10

  • Undrafted James making self known despite Giants’ excess of DBs

    New York Post "In the center is Charles James II, who seemingly should be on the outside looking in. As the Giants defensive backs come off the field and huddle for some post-practice inspiration, there’s a galaxy of stars encircling James. First-round draft picks (Antrel Rolle, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie,..." August 09

  • NY Giants Marcus (Soup) Harris looking to follow Victor Cruz path to stardom

    New York Daily News "These days, Marcus Harris hears it from everyone, from his teammates to the coaching staff to the fans who have adopted him as a crowd favorite. “Souuuuuuuppppp!!!!” Welcome to the legend of Marcus (Soup) Harris. Last season, the 6-1, 187-pound receiver was simply Marcus Harris (sometimes..." August 08

  • Giants lineman Eric Herman suspended four games for PEDs

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants were in the process of rebuilding an offensive line anyway, and now they have one fewer piece. The league announced that offensive lineman Eric Herman was suspended four games for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy. In the team-issued statement, this sounds a..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Odell Beckham on his injured hamstring: "I'm getting there. It's a process ... should be soon. I'm definitely getting close."

  • Perry Fewell all fired up about retooled Giants defense

    New York Post "Perry Fewell attached the usual caveats to all the things he thinks the Giants defense can accomplish this season. They can be great, if they work hard enough. They can change games, if they grow comfortable with new schemes and new teammates. The fifth-year defensive coordinator seemed..." August 07

  • Giants RB Rashad Jennings in a rush to cash in on opportunity

    New York Daily News "Whenever Rashad Jennings goes to speak to children, he always brings a picture because they never believe what he tells them. He really was once a 270-pound, “chubby, dorky” kid with red-rimmed glasses and asthma. He used to bring “little drinks” to his high school football game so he had..." August 07

  • Giants rookie 'getting close' to return, will work with a QB

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants first-round pick Odell Beckham was running up and down the sideline Tuesday at practice (see below). It wasn't full speed, more like a three-quarters jog. He went back and forth in front of the media, four or five times, then zigged and zagged at a similar speed. At this point for the..." August 06

  • Peyton Hillis leaves practice with sprained ankle

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants running back Peyton Hillis left practice today with a sprained ankle, but it is not believed to be a serious issue. Hillis had seven carries for 36 yards in Sunday's preseason opener against the Bills and managed to flash some speed on a few draw plays where he saw the open field. Hillis..." August 06

  • David Wilson's next career move could be return to track and field, former coach says

    Newark Star-Ledger "During a track practice at Virginia Tech, coach Charles Foster remembered seeing David Wilson veer off from the group to begin sizing up the wooden rafters that stretch from the top of the bleachers all the way to the ceiling of the arena. The curiosity turned to disbelief as Foster watched the..." August 06

  • Ramses Barden signing with Jacksonville Jaguars "The Jacksonville Jaguars are adding much-needed depth at wide receiver. The team is signing former New York Giants wideout Ramses Barden, per his Instagram page. Outside of a 10-catch, 138-yard performance against the Panthers on national television two years ago, Barden has been a flop..." August 06

  • Jake Ballard retires from the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Tight end Jake Ballard, who started 13 regular-season games and three postseason games for the 2011 Giants, has retired from the NFL. Ballard tore an ACL during New York’s Super Bowl XLVI win over the Patriots. “Yesterday I made the difficult decision to retire from the game of football,”..." August 06

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Updated official report on RB Peyton Hillis: Sprained ankle. ... Still no word on the severity.

  • David Wilson's playing career over

    ESPN New York "The promising career of New York Giants running back David Wilson appears to be over before his third NFL season. The Giants announced Monday that two doctors have advised Wilson, 23, to stop playing football due to the condition of his neck and spine. The Giants placed Wilson on injured..." August 05

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    Bob Glauber @BobGlauber

    Asked league source if Giants RB David Wilson's career is over because of latest neck injury. His response: "Most likely."

  • Andre Williams with a strong debut "When the New York Giants sent in rookie running back Andre Williams for starter Rashad Jennings on Sunday night in their preseason opener, Jennings said he could see the whites of Williams' wide eyes. "I told him, 'Don't worry about it. As soon as you get hit, you realize it's just football,'"..." August 04

  • No obvious separation at tight end for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants’ search for a new tight end continues. On Sunday night, Larry Donnell got the start against the Bills, which made sense given the praise he has garnered in training camp. But Donnell didn’t do anything worthy of praise in the Hall of Fame game. The good news is that none of the..." August 04