Giants Rumors & News

  • Redskins take over first place in NFC East with 20-14 victory over Giants

    Washington Post "For three quarters, the Washington Redskins pitched a feel-good shutout Sunday against the only NFC East team ahead of them in the standings. But with yet another spectacular, diving touchdown catch, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. turned the proceedings into a nail-biter at FedEx..." November 29

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    Giants say Geoff Schwartz has FRACTURED his leg. Obviously will not return.

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Decision not official but the belief is WR Hakeem Nicks will be active vs #redskins, per source. #Giants

  • Giants rule out Weston Richburg

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday, the Giants ruled out left guard Justin Pugh and listed center Weston Richburg as doubtful in a move that proved to be wishful thinking on Saturday. Richburg did not travel with the team to Washington for Sunday’s game against the Redskins and will miss his first game of the season...." November 29

  • Ex-NFL player Derek Hagan: My Wife Sucks

    TMZ "Ex-NFL wide receiver Derek Hagan is at war with his estranged wife -- claiming she's still spending money and BALLIN' at nightclubs like an "NFL wife" ... even though he's out of the league. Hagan -- who played 8 seasons in the NFL for the Dolphins, Giants, Raiders & Titans -- says he and..." November 28

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    Art Stapleton @art_stapleton

    CB Prince Amukamara among those listed as PROBABLE for Sunday's game vs. Redskins. LB J.T. Thomas is questionable. #Giants

  • Hakeem Nicks anxious to seize unexpected 2nd Giants chance

    New York Post "The best-laid plans of the Giants never materialized. Well, not exactly never, but not nearly enough. Odell Beckham Jr. and Victor Cruz — a dream wide receiver duo if ever there was one — made it onto the field together for just six quarters. They were out there for the entire 30-20 victory..." November 27

  • Giants tight end Larry Donnell could miss remainder of regular season, per sources

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants tight end Larry Donnell could miss the remainder of the regular season with a neck injury, two individuals with knowledge of the situation told NJ Advance Media. An MRI taken Wednesday did not reveal any serious long-term damage, according to another person briefed on the situation. But..." November 27

  • Don't expect much right away from Hakeem Nicks

    ESPN New York "Getting a lot of questions this week about Hakeem Nicks, the former first-round pick and Super Bowl champion wide receiver who signed back with the New York Giants during their bye. I understand the curiosity. He's a familiar name, many fans remember him fondly for good reason, and there's always..." November 26

  • Neck injury likely to keep Giants’ Larry Donnell out vs. Redskins

    New York Post "Tight end Larry Donnell went for another MRI exam on his injured neck and was held out of practice Wednesday, and because how cautiously a neck injury is treated, he is unlikely to play Sunday against the Redskins. “[He] continues to have issues,’’ coach Tom Coughlin said. Donnell had..." November 26

  • Frank Gifford's family reveal he was suffering from degenerative disease CTE

    Daily Mail "The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death. In a statement released through NBC News on Wednesday, the family says Gifford suffered from unspecified 'cognitive and..." November 25

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

  • Prince Amukamara, Larry Donnell, J.T. Thomas, Uani 'Unga all back at practice for Giants

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants got some of their injured players back at practice as they kicked off preparations to begin their six-game stretch run. Cornerback Prince Amukamara (pectoral), tight end Larry Donnell (neck), and linebackers J.T. Thomas (ankle) and Uani 'Unga (neck) were all on the field and appeared..." November 23

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Prince Amukamara proclaims himself ready to go Sunday in Washington

    ESPN "He has missed five games with a pectoral tear he initially hoped would only cost him two. His team is in first place and has a game Sunday against one of the teams that's a game behind them. He himself had a huge game with these two teams played earlier this season. So yes, New York Giants..." November 23

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • Giants to reunite with Hakeem Nicks after Cruz shutdown

    New York Post "The Giants won’t have Victor Cruz back, but another member of their Super Bowl receiving corps will be joining the lineup soon. According to Fox Sports, the Giants will sign Hakeem Nicks, who played five seasons in New York after the team drafted him in the first round of the 2009 draft. " November 17

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Source said Giants starting C Weston Richburg has a "mild" high ankle sprain. Giants on bye this week.

  • Gostkowski's last-second field goal lifts Pats over Giants

    CSN New England "For 59 minutes, it was every New England Patriot nightmare come to life. Injury to Julian Edelman. Falling behind by 10 points, their biggest deficit of the season. Missing a chance to salt the game away when -- shades of Malcolm Butler -- Tom Brady threw a goal-line interception with six..." November 16

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

  • Victor Cruz Announces He's Having Season-Ending Surgery on Calf

    Bleacher Report "New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz announces he is having season-ending surgery on his left calf. " November 16

  • Why didn’t Giants run? Eli tries to put out clock-management fire

    New York Post "The Giants left themselves open to second-guessing with their clock management down the stretch once again Sunday. While not as egregious as their last-minute time miscues in two early-season losses, the Giants’ decision to all but abandon the running game on their final drive of an eventual..." November 16

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    3 weeks ago, Belichick doubled Brandon Marshall (7 tar, 4-67) on virtually every play. I'd expect a similar strategy vs Odell Beckham today

  • Giants' Victor Cruz had 2nd PRP injection, advancing to running routes this weekend

    Newark Star-Ledger "Behind the action at Giants practice on Thursday, tucked 100 yards away from the media, was No. 80 in shorts and a helmet running straight-line sprints. As his teammates prepared for their matchup Sunday with the undefeated New England Patriots, wide receiver Victor Cruz continued his attempt to..." November 13

  • Tom Coughlin Regrets Not Signing Julian Edelman

    Black Sports Online "Tom Coughlin and the Giants are getting ready to face the undefeated Patriots this sunday. The veteran coach will have a lot of weapons to game plan against, one of them is Julian Edelman. Coughlin had the chance to sign the Patriots wide receiver two years but ultimately decided to pass on him." November 12

  • Beckham Jr. trying to become ambidextrous

    The Score "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has proven he can make some nifty catches with his right hand. Now, he's trying to do the same with his left. Beckham outlined his "secret" plan to improve his play on the field by becoming ambidextrous to Kevin Clark of the Wall Street..." November 12

  • Giants offensive tackle Will Beatty unlikely to be activated, per sources

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants offensive lineman Will Beatty's season appears to be ending before it ever really started. Beatty is unlikely to be elevated Thursday to the active roster on the final day of a 21-day window the Giants had to take him off the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, three individuals..." November 12

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    Ebenezer Samuel @ebenezersamuel

    Larry Donnell is giong to begin running.

  • Jason Pierre-Paul confident Giants will sack Tom Brady: 'I'm sure of it'

    ESPN "As he prepares for his second game of the season, Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is feeling good, talking about ditching the heavy club wrap he wore on his hand last week and talking big about his chances to sack Tom Brady on Sunday. "They're undefeated, but they have to come through..." November 11

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

  • Giants lose Johnathan Hankins to torn pectoral

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants got one key defensive lineman back on the field yesterday, but lost another. Via Tom Rock of Newsday, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said that defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins suffered a torn pectoral muscle yesterday, and would be out for the season. Hankins was an improving player..." November 09

  • Giants offense does its part late in win over Tampa Bay

    New York Daily News "The Giants defense did its part. It was time for the offense to finally do its part, too. That was no guarantee in a game that was a bit of a struggle for the Giants’ supposedly high-octane offense. But given the ball back by their defense with five minutes remaining, the Giants did what they..." November 09

  • Giants' Johnathan Hankins suffers torn pectoral muscle vs. Buccaneers

    The Score "Bad news for the New York Giants. Giants defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins suffered a torn pectoral muscle during the first half of Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers." November 08

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    As for on-field news, #Giants WR Rueben Randle, listed as questionable with a hamstring injury, is playing today, I’m told.

  • Giants activate Jason Pierre-Paul "Jason Pierre-Paul is back. The New York Giants officially activated the defensive end to the 53-man roster Saturday, the team announced. He will play Sunday versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In a corresponding move, the team waived defensive tackle Louis Nix. It was a move that has been..." November 08

  • Prince Amukamara likely to miss one more game

    ESPN New York "New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was at practice Thursday, wearing a black harness on his left shoulder under his uniform to restrict the movement of his left arm and protect the torn pectoral muscle that's cost him the last three games. Amukamara said he's feeling good and was able to..." November 06

  • Could Jason Pierre-Paul's special glove be an advantage?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returns to the field, he will wear a special glove to protect the right hand he severely damaged in a fireworks accident four months ago. Pierre-Paul has spent the past two weeks trying out different gloves, and the selection remains a..." November 06

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    Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis

    Jason Pierre-Paul had his right hand heavily taped/wrapped today. Looked almost like a boxing glove, thicker than yesterday. #nyg #giants

  • Steve Spagnuolo plays down impact Jason Pierre-Paul can have on Giants defense

    New York Daily News "Steve Spagnuolo's NFL-worst defense got torched to the tune of 52 points and 608 yards on Sunday in New Orleans. The Giants have a league-low nine sacks and need help any way they can get it, and Spagunolo hopes Jason Pierre-Paul can provide a boost. But despite Pierre-Paul believing he's "the..." November 05

  • Prince Amukamara could make return during Giants - Buccaneers: source

    New York Daily News "The Giants secondary just might get a little help this Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. According to a source, cornerback Prince Amukamara, who has missed three games because of a pectoral injury, has a chance to make his return this Sunday. Amukamara, who had an MRI Monday, is expected..." November 04

  • Victor Cruz still without a timetable for return to Giants

    New York Daily News "At this rate, Jason Pierre-Paul, who just returned to the Giants a week ago, is going to beat Victor Cruz onto the football field. On Wednesday, while excitement grew over the possible return of JPP this Sunday in Tampa Bay, Cruz remained in a holding pattern. The veteran receiver still hasn't..." November 04

  • Jason Pierre-Paul on track to play against Bucs

    Larry Brown Sports "Jason Pierre-Paul could be making his return to live game action for the New York Giants much sooner than expected. Pierre-Paul has been practicing with the team since he signed his new one-year deal last week, and Giants coach Tom Coughlin said the plan was to “push the envelope” with the..." November 04

  • Smartphone Breathalyzer Company Ranks the Drunkest NFL Fanbases (Congrats, Buffalo!)

    Complex "Ever wonder which NFL fanbases get the drunkest while watching their respective teams play? Thanks to the folks at BacTRACK -- a company that sells smartphone breathalyzers -- we may have the answer. Using data collected by BacTRACK during the first seven Sundays of the NFL season, and dividing..." November 04

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Giants RB Orleans Darkwa suffered a badly bruised tailbone on Sunday. May not be able to practice Wednesday, but hopeful to play Sunday.

  • Giants JPP dilemma: They need him on field badly

    New York Post "It’s time for the Giants and Jason Pierre-Paul to take the next step in their relationship. Consider last week their first date as the Giants’ defensive end rejoined the team after sequestering himself in South Florida for nearly the last four months while recovering from his July 4 fireworks..." November 03

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    Jason Cole @JasonColeBR

    #Giants among four teams to express interest in #Chargers safety Eric Weddle. Deadline is Tuesday at 4 pm ET

  • Eli Manning on Giant offense’s big performance vs. Saints: ‘We could have been better’

    New York Daily News "On paper, it appeared Eli Manning did all he could Sunday afternoon to will the Giants to victory at the Saints, tossing six touchdown passes with no interceptions, amassing 350 yards in the air on 30 of 41 passing and putting up 42 offensive points. But the career-high TD performance was for..." November 02

  • Drew Brees finds magic yet again in record-setting 52-49 win over Giants

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is three months from his 37th birthday, but he still has some magic left in him. A lot of it, actually. If Brees has a performance bar that he sets for himself, he just nudged it a little higher. In a wild 52-49 win over the New York Giants that..." November 02

  • JPP playing for Giants this week? Coughlin drops hints

    New York Post "Giants coach Tom Coughlin on Monday left the door more than slightly ajar for Jason Pierre-Paul to play next Sunday against the Buccaneers in Tampa. The Giants defensive end has not played since last season and had been in South Florida on his own for nearly four months since a July 4 fireworks..." November 02