Giants Rumors & News

  • Trump urges fans to boycott NFL in ongoing criticism of flag-kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump on Sunday extended his attack on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, and suggested fans boycott games as he continued his call for team owners to “fire or suspend” the offenders. “If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag &..." September 24

  • JPP knows it’s a “must-win” game for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Two months ago, Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was musing about his team going undefeated. Now he’s just hoping they can win a game — and he knows they need to do it on Sunday at Philadelphia. “Honestly, it’s a must-win game,” Pierre-Paul said Friday, via the New York Post. “We know we..." September 23

  • Giants co-owners condemn Trump for 'inappropriate, offensive' comments

    New York Daily News "The Giants owners are pushing back against President Donald Trump. On Friday, Trump told supporters at a rally in Alabama he would like to see NFL owners tell players who kneel or protest racial inequality during the national anthem to “get that son of a b---- off the field right now, out,..." September 23

  • Goodell calls Trump comments divisive, disrespectful

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has responded to Friday night’s comments from President Trump. And the NFL isn’t mincing words. “The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “There is no better example than the amazing..." September 23

  • Giants LB Keenan Robinson ready to return after 'very scary' concussions

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants linebacker Keenan Robinson suffered a concussion in a training camp practice on Aug. 3. He figured he was in the clear when he returned to practice on Aug. 14. But Robinson suffered a second concussion on Aug. 18, which sidelined the sixth-year veteran for five weeks. Robinson finally..." September 22

  • Evan Engram fined over $12,000 for Marshawn Lynch crotch-grab celebration

    Sportsnaut "New York Giants tight end Evan Engram won’t be doing that again. The rookie was fined $12,154 by the NFL for his Marshawn Lynch tribute crotch-grab celebration after catching his first NFL touchdown on Monday Night Football in Week 2. To be fair to Engram, it was a thrilling moment, and at the..." September 22

  • Report: Predatory Lenders Are Preying On NFL Concussion Settlement Plaintiffs

    Deadspin "As the NFL’s estimated $1 billion concussion settlement winds its way through the process of getting the money into the hands of the former players it’s supposed to compensate, lawyers for some of those retired players told a federal judge this week about how predatory lenders and advisers have..." September 22

  • If NFL ratings stay low, broadcasters could see a $200 million earnings hit

    Awful Announcing "The NFL’s ratings have been a hot topic of discussion, but it isn’t always apparent just how much a dip may damage broadcasters’ bottom lines. That’s the focus of a Hollywood Reporter piece by Paul Bond and Georg Szalai published Wednesday, though, which features several Wall Street analysts..." September 22

  • Eli Manning is on pace to shatter a painful Giants record

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Manning owns almost every Giants quarterbacking record. This is probably one he'd prefer to avoid, though. It would hurt like heck to achieve it. Manning has been sacked eight times in the first two weeks of the season, which has him on track to shatter the team's single-season mark for..." September 22

  • Justin Pugh asks Giants fans not to quit on team

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Giants have gotten off to an 0-2 start during the 2017 regular season — not an ideal place to be for a team focusing on the playoffs. But despite losing their first two games, optimism remains abound around the Giants with offensive lineman Justin Pugh even calling for the fan base..." September 22

  • Odell Beckham says ankle injury could be problem all season

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants have looked completely lost on offense through their first two games, so it probably won’t make fans feel any better that Odell Beckham Jr could be playing at less than full strength for the foreseeable future. On the plus side, Beckham told reporters on Thursday that he did..." September 21

  • Race for 2018 NFL Draft No. 1 pick: Don't count out the Saints or Giants

    CBS Sports "We're used to Drew Brees masking the New Orleans Saints' widespread defensive deficiencies, but man, those deficiencies might be more widespread than ever this season. The Saints have been allowing 3.32 points per drive. How bad is that figure, you ask? The Jets are surrendering 3.14 points..." September 21

  • NFL doesn’t think a 2018 game in China is feasible

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has continued to do business in China, but it doesn’t appear there’s going to be a game there soon. Via Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com, any hope of the league playing a regular season game in China appears to be on hold for now, according to the head of the league’s international..." September 21

  • Roger Goodell's NFL extension is reportedly 'getting papered right now'

    CBS Sports "After a bit of turmoil, Roger Goodell's extension finally seems to be on the way. With his current contract expiring in 2019, Goodell's extension is reportedly 'getting papered right now,' according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Owner Jerry Jones was reportedly spearheading a small-scale owners' mutiny..." September 21

  • NFL Players Landon Collins and Eric Ebron Trade Shots on Twitter Over On-Field Beef

    Complex "It’s been more than 48 hours now since tight end Eric Ebron and the Lions asserted their dominance over safety Landon Collins and the Giants on the field on Monday Night Football. But apparently, Ebron and Collins are still both pretty pissed off about a pair of plays that took place at MetLife..." September 21

  • Eli Manning has no problem with Ben McAdoo’s criticism

    Larry Brown Sports "Eli Manning was heavily criticized by his head coach following the New York Giants’ dud on Monday night at home against the Detroit Lions. While that sort of criticism could create friction between a coach and QB, Manning accepted it in stride. Asked about Ben McAdoo calling him out..." September 21

  • Radio Host Don La Greca Snaps Again, This Time Over Stat Nerds

    Deadspin "The New York Giants have had a bad start to the season. This is something that everyone, including YES Network radio host Don La Greca, can agree on. What La Greca will not countenance, however, are people who seek to mitigate the Giants’ badness by using fancy stats. For those people, La Greca..." September 21

  • Evan Engram placed in concussion protocol, Janoris Jenkins still out with bad ankle

    New York Daily News "The Giants have placed rookie tight end Evan Engram in the concussion protocol as a precaution, limiting him to a non-contact practice at Wednesday's brief jog-thru. Engram was walking around normally in the locker room after practice in good spirits, but it's still worrisome that the Giants'..." September 21

  • Jay-Z reportedly turned down Super Bowl halftime show

    Larry Brown Sports "Jay-Z has been mentioned as a possibility for the halftime show at Super Bowl LII in Minnesota, but multiple reports indicate it is not going to happen. A source told The Sun that Jay-Z has no interest in performing at the Super Bowl despite rumors that he could take the stage with Justin..." September 20

  • What may be some of the 'drastic' changes coming for the Giants?

    ESPN "Changes are a coming. This week they might be more noticeable than a few more snaps for running back Orleans Darkwa or a slightly altered game plan. The New York Giants might actually be thinking bigger following a 24-10 loss to the Detroit Lions in Week 2. For the second straight week, they..." September 20

  • Giants' Ben McAdoo open to 'drastic' changes, including play call duties?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ben McAdoo didn't say yes, but he didn't say no either. The Giants' coach was non-committal as usual, but sounded closer than ever to yielding play calling duties during his day-after conference call following Monday's ugly 24-10 loss to the Lions. McAdoo has been adamant about his dual role..." September 20

  • Ben McAdoo: We aren’t the first good team to start 0-2

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants honored their 2007 team during Monday night’s 24-10 loss to the Lions and their presence may have been on current head coach Ben McAdoo’s mind when he met with the media on Tuesday. That Giants team opened the season in Dallas and then got beaten soundly by an NFC North team — the..." September 19

  • Ben McAdoo willing to give up play-calling duties

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben McAdoo is willing to try anything to turn the New York Giants’ season around, and that includes giving up play-calling duties. McAdoo spoke with the media on Tuesday following his team’s 24-10 home loss to the Detroit Lions on Monday night. He said he would consider giving up his..." September 19

  • NFL investigating domestic violence accusation against line judge

    ESPN "The NFL is investigating an accusation of domestic violence against line judge Carl Johnson, who was once the league's vice president of officiating. "The matter is under review under of the league's personal conduct policy," a league spokesman said Tuesday. All league employees are subject..." September 19

  • NFL monitoring CFL’s decision to end contact practices

    Sportsnaut "It was announced last week that the Canadian Football League (CFL) was ending contact practices during the season. To many, this came as an absolute shock. How are teams expected to prepare for the physical nature of football without actually practicing what a game itself entails? In an attempt..." September 19

  • Through two weeks, NFL teams are struggling to find the end zone

    Pro Football Talk "NFL TV ratings are down, and NFL touchdowns are down, and those two things are probably related. Fans like to watch teams score touchdowns, and there just haven’t been enough of them so far this season. NFL teams are averaging 2.1 touchdowns per game so far this season, compared to 2.6..." September 19

  • If Giants will truly 'consider everything' to fix abysmal offense, here are 7 ideas

    Newark Star-Ledger "The tire fire of a Giants' offense raged on Monday night at MetLife Stadium as a crowd of 77,004 witness yet another abysmal showing in a 24-10 loss to the Lions that dropped the Giants to 0-2 and might have put their season on the brink. The Giants have failed to score more than 20 points in..." September 19

  • Ben McAdoo says Eli Manning 'sloppy' on key fourth-and-goal mistake

    ESPN "The New York Giants' comeback attempt was derailed by what coach Ben McAdoo called "sloppy quarterback play" by Eli Manning near the goal line in the third quarter of a 24-10 loss to the Detroit Lions. The Giants were about to go for a touchdown on fourth-and-goal at the Lions' 2-yard line..." September 19

  • Cowboys dominate Forbes' 2017 list of most valuable NFL franchises, Bills rank last

    CBS Sports "If Jerry Jones ever decides to sell the Dallas Cowboys, someone is going to have to write him a monstrous check because the team is now worth nearly $5 billion. For the 11th consecutive year, the Cowboys are No. 1 on Forbes' annual list of the NFL's most valuable franchises with an estimated value..." September 18

  • Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. will test ankle before MNF decision

    ESPN "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s status for Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions remains in limbo. It likely won't be known until 90 minutes prior to the contest whether his injured ankle will allow him to play. The Giants plan is to have Beckham run through the early..." September 18

  • Ex-teammate explains Eli Manning’s problem: ‘Just watch his feet’

    New York Post "As the 2007 Giants gathered this weekend for festivities honoring the 10-year anniversary of the stunning Super Bowl XLII upset of the then-unbeaten Patriots — including what is sure to be a rousing halftime ceremony — Shaun O’Hara was and will be in the middle of the action, just as he was a..." September 18

  • Giants' Jenkins downgraded to questionable for MNF vs. Lions

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants' injury report for Monday's home opener against the Lions gets more concerning by the day. Cornerback Janoris Jenkins (ankle/hand) has been downgraded to questionable for Monday's game. Jenkins was a full practice participant on Thursday and Friday and was a projected limited..." September 17

  • Giants confident Odell Beckham Jr. will play Monday

    Sportsnaut "Considering just how horrible their offense looked in Week 1’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Giants are in desperate need of a jump-start if they want to avoid going 0-2 on the season. That could very well come in the form of star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who sat out the team’s..." September 17

  • An Odell Beckham contract extension with the Giants could come in-season

    CBS Sports "While much is being made about the dire state of the Giants offense without star receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. and the failure of the sides to come close to a long-term deal in the offseason, hope for the future is not lost. Sources said both the player and the team are open to the prospect of..." September 17

  • Odell Beckham Tweets He Doesn’t Care About Your Fantasy Team So Stop Asking Him About It

    Black Sports Online "If I was a football player, this would annoy me as well. I understand people want to win their fantasy leagues, but it is called fantasy for a reason. Just chill out a bit, now granted they are problem annoyed Odell having dance parties, but that is different than playing football." September 16

  • Odell Beckham Jr. could play Monday night, 'barring a setback'

    Yardbarker "New York Giants have been playing coy about whether Odell Beckham Jr. will be available for Monday night’s game against the Detroit Lions. However, one report suggests he’ll be in the lineup, “barring a setback.” This is quite contrary to the tone head coach Ben McAdoo set during his comments..." September 16

  • Giants WR Odell Beckham practices for second straight day

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham practiced for a second straight day on Friday as he continues to recover from his sprained left ankle. Beckham was limited again, standing off to the side on individual drills but took three snaps with the offense in team drills without the offensive line, catching two passes from..." September 15

  • Odell Beckham says ankle injury will take 6-8 weeks to fully heal

    Larry Brown Sports "Odell Beckham Jr may be getting closer to returning to the field for the New York Giants, but the star wide receiver says he could still be a month away from being fully recovered. Beckham hurt his ankle in a preseason game about a month ago. On Thursday, he told reporters that the sprain will..." September 14

  • Odell Beckham is moving well with verdict on the horizon

    New York Post "Odell Beckham Jr. made a quick walk through the Giants’ locker room Wednesday, moving briskly and without the trace of a limp. What comes next is crucial as the Giants hope to get their star receiver on the field for Monday night’s home-opener against the Lions. The Giants begin preparation for..." September 14

  • Odell Beckham reportedly seen in Russell Westbrook dance-off days before game

    CBS Sports "Sunday night's Giants game was an unmitigated disaster for the New York Giants, with Eli Manning and Co. unable to move the ball against what was expected to be a below average Cowboys defense in a 19-3 loss. Eli was under siege the entire game and without short-yardage security blanket Odell..." September 13

  • Brandon Marshall non-existent in Giants’ loss to Cowboys but says chemistry with Eli Manning not the issue

    New York Daily News "It did not take long for Giants fans to become disillusioned with Brandon Marshall. “Has @BMarshall been found? I was really worried last night! #AmberAlert,” one fan wrote on Twitter. Marshall retweeted and replied, “People are so mean… . Oouchhh.” Mean, but accurate. The Giants wide..." September 13

  • Wrong Steve Smith Nominated To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

    Deadspin "Steve Smith Sr. was one of the best receivers of his generation. In a long, illustrious career for both the Panthers and the Ravens, he racked up nearly 15,000 receiving yards, over 1,000 receptions, and 81 touchdowns. He was consistent, exciting, and productive for longer than almost any other..." September 13

  • NFL veteran thinks national anthem protests are ‘basically dead’

    Larry Brown Sports "With the number of national anthem protests we saw during the NFL preseason, it was widely expected that Week 1 would feature several such demonstrations across the league. Surprisingly, there were very few. That may not have been a coincidence. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke with..." September 13

  • Eli Manning is over the hill

    Sportsnaut "This is the new normal. If you haven’t watched much of the New York Giants in the last year or so, Eli Manning’s performance on Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys may have come as a surprise. Manning threw for just 220 yards — 5.79 per attempt — and one of those backbreaking Eli Manning..." September 12

  • The Giants have no excuse and no real solution

    New York Post "The Giants are adamant they are not a one-man team. They had better hope they are wrong, and that they are a one-man team and that one man, Odell Beckham Jr., can return to save the day and restore some sense of legitimacy to a downtrodden offense. The 11 players on the field Sunday night,..." September 12

  • Odell Beckham Jr. status for Week 2 uncertain

    Sportsnaut "A day after a sputtering Week 1 loss, New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo did not give a strong update on the status of Odell Beckham Jr. for Week 2. The Giants offense was absolutely dreadful without Beckham. New York was outgained 392-233, lost the time of possession battle by more than eight..." September 12

  • Brandon Marshall: Why I was invisible on Giants offense

    New York Post "A dose of good news came out of Brandon Marshall’s Giants debut: It can’t get any worse. His first game in blue was a forgettable, dismal evening. His new team got bulldozed, thoroughly outplayed by a 19-3 result that didn’t accurately describe the uneven nature of the Cowboys’ victory. He went..." September 11

  • Offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "If you thought the offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday, you were correct. Yesterday’s 12 NFL games averaged just 37 points and 593 yards of total offense. That’s a far cry from what fans came to expect in 2016, when the average NFL game had 46 points and 701 yard of..." September 11

  • Janoris and Dez meet again

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys are committed to throwing the ball down the field more in 2017, something quarterback Dak Prescott didn’t do as much as he arguably could or should have in his rookie year. This means that, beginning on Sunday night, Prescott will be looking for receiver Dez Bryant. Which means that..." September 10

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Reportedly Unlikely to Play vs. Cowboys Due to Ankle Injury

    Bleacher Report "New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is reportedly unlikely to play in his team's season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reported it is unlikely the dynamic receiver will play, though Raanan noted Beckham will go through his pregame..." September 10