Giants Rumors & News

  • Olivier Vernon isn’t ready for Giants return

    New York Post "The Giants will be shorthanded again. Defensive end Olivier Vernon (ankle) is listed as out for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks, along with center Weston Richburg (concussion), linebacker Jonathan Casillas (neck), running back Paul Perkins (ribs) and linebacker Calvin Munson..." October 20

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • John Mara is not happy with the Giants

    New York Post "Giants co-owner John Mara said he is “very disappointed” by his team’s start to this season. “We’re 1-5,’’ Mara said to reporters Wednesday after the NFL owners meeting in Manhattan. “How could I possibly feel good about that?’’ If Mara feels so badly about the record of his team, how does..." October 19

  • Olivier Vernon out of practice Thursday after limited work on Wednesday

    Newark Star-Ledger "Did Olivier Vernon suffer a setback? The Giants aren't really saying. But the defensive end did not practice on Thursday, a day after he was reported to be a limited participant for Wednesday's session. Either way, his status for Sunday's home game against the Seahawks - the last contest before..." October 19

  • Sterling Shepard back at practice for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants may be a little deeper at wide receiver than they were in last Sunday’s victory over the Broncos. Shepard sprained his ankle in the team’s Week Five loss to the Chargers that also saw Odell Beckham, Brandon Marshall and Dwayne Harris depart with what turned out to be season-ending..." October 18

  • DRC: I Never Asked Giants For Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie clashed with Giants coach Ben McAdoo in a big way last week. But, the cornerback says that he never asked for a trade (Twitter link via Ralph Vacchiano of SNY). DRC wasn’t acting like someone who wanted to stay with the Giants last Wednesday when he bailed on a..." October 18

  • Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: 'I'm Dramatic. I'm Crazy'

    Sportsnaut "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been reinstated by the New York Giants. For all intents and purposes, that ends a scenario that has been quite bizarre. But according to the cornerback himself, that’s only fitting. Despite abruptly leaving the team and getting suspended for doing so, Cromartie..." October 18

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Giants owner gives McAdoo a vote of confidence

    New York Post "Take a deep breath, Ben McAdoo. Your team is on the board, and co-owner Steve Tisch has your back. Speaking at the NFL owners meeting in Battery Park City on Tuesday, Tisch praised the Giants coach’s handling of his team this past week, when they got their first win of the season, 23-10, over..." October 18

  • Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie’s Giants exile is over

    New York Post "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie’s indefinite suspension came to an end on Tuesday morning, according to NFL Network. The veteran cornerback was set to meet with coach Ben McAoo on Tuesday morning after a week of frustration led to his banishment. Rodgers-Cromartie skipped out early from a Friday..." October 17

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • Why Giants offense can’t thrive like this for long

    New York Post "As Ben McAdoo finished up congratulating his team in what, for the first time this season, was a victorious post-game locker room, Jason Pierre-Paul decided he wanted to get in the last word. “We all we got,’’ Pierre-Paul shouted, and then repeated himself, before shouting “We all we got, on..." October 16

  • Giants players ready to welcome back suspended CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants coach Ben McAdoo didn't say on Sunday night when or if cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie will be reinstated from his indefinite suspension. But Rodgers-Cromartie's teammates are expecting the veteran to be back in the locker room when they report for work this week. "My man is..." October 16

  • Al Michaels’ joke compares Giants’ week with Harvey Weinstein’s

    New York Post "The Giants have been so bad, even the jokes are cringeworthy. NBC’s iconic broadcaster Al Michaels pulled out a whopper of a truly terrible joke Sunday, as the Giants visited the Broncos, suggesting a struggling football team has had it worse recently than a person outed for an alleged pattern..." October 16

  • Giants' Brandon Marshall: 'I don't want to go out like that'

    ESPN "New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he has no plans to retire despite an ankle injury that cost him the rest of the 2017 season. "I'm a competitor, and I don't want to go out like that," Marshall told ESPN this weekend. "I'm definitely not going out like that." Marshall was..." October 15

  • Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie confident Giants will let him return this week

    Pro Football Talk "Suspended Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie may not be suspended for long. Rodgers-Cromartie has spoken to coach Ben McAdoo and G.M. Jerry Reese and is confident they will let him re-join the team after tonight’s game against the Broncos." October 15

  • Giants coach ‘wouldn’t call’ not starting Eli Apple a benching

    New York Post "If it looks like a benching and sounds like a benching, is it a benching? No, according to Steve Spagnuolo. Cornerback Eli Apple was pulled from the starting lineup against the Chargers and remained on the sideline for the first three defensive series. He was replaced in the lineup by..." October 14

  • Eli Apple benched against Chargers for ‘disciplinary’ reasons

    Sportsnaut "The dumpster fire that is the New York Giants features many unfortunate situations. The Giants feature the NFL’s most predictable offense, one that is now missing four top receivers, three of which won’t return in 2017. They also feature a defense that isn’t stopping anyone these days, a..." October 14

  • McAdoo seeks motivation in the obvious

    North Jersey "Giants coach Ben McAdoo waited until Friday afternoon before finally addressing his players to inform them as to why Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie deserved to be disciplined. The reasoning for not providing any details sooner, or so McAdoo says: his priority as the on-field leader of the Giants..." October 14

  • Giants will soon ‘revisit’ Rodgers-Cromartie’s indefinite ban

    New York Post "The drama continues for the 0-5 Giants. On Friday, head coach Ben McAdoo said that he will “revisit” the suspension of cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie at the beginning of next week. McAdoo would not disclose whether there are any terms he expects Rodgers-Cromartie to meet in order to..." October 13

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • Eli Manning Doesn't Want To Play Anywhere Else

    Newsday "For now, it is little more than a suggestion from armchair general managers — some of them in the media — who believe it might be time for the Giants to trade Eli Manning. The logic goes something like this: At age 36 and on the back end of a likely Hall of Fame career, Manning is playing for..." October 13

  • Victor Cruz, hoping to get phone call from Giants, says he can help Big Blue

    New York Daily News "Victor Cruz is hopeful for one last dance with the Giants. The former Giants wide receiver watched Odell Beckham Jr., Brandon Marshall and Dwayne Harris all go down with season-ending injuries last week, leaving the team completely decimated at the receiving position. On Friday, Cruz said on..." October 13

  • Brandon Jacobs takes veiled shot at Ben McAdoo on Twitter

    New York Daily News "The Giants are 0-5, lost their best player to a season-ending injury and on Wednesday they suspended Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for leaving the team facility following a handful of other transgressions. They are in a complete state of disarray, and now one former Giant appears to be weighing..." October 12

  • Von Miller: Odell Beckham Jr. deserves to be highest-paid player

    ESPN "Odell Beckham Jr. might want his pal Von Miller handling any future contract negotiations. Miller still believes that the New York Giants star wide receiver deserves to be the NFL's highest-paid player, despite not being a quarterback and after having suffered a season-ending injury on..." October 12

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Giants to suspend CB Rodgers-Cromartie

    TSN "New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo said Wednesday the team will suspend Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after the cornerback decided not to take part in practice. McAdoo said Rodgers-Cromartie came to the team's facility Wednesday but decided to leave. He did not say how long the starter would..." October 11

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Eli Apple: No idea what Giants will do with me next

    New York Post "Eli Apple could be upset again. The Giants cornerback, who said Sunday he “wasn’t happy” about being benched for the first three defensive series of the loss to the Chargers, said Tuesday he currently isn’t sure of his role with the defense, and whether he’ll return to the starting lineup at..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Giants promote another WR with Brandon Marshall on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants have added their third wide receiver to the active roster in the last two days. For the second time, the addition comes via the practice squad. The team announced that they have promoted Ed Eagan to take the roster spot that opened when they placed Brandon Marshall on injured..." October 10

  • Branden Albert to visit Giants

    New York Daily News "Seven months late, Jerry Reese apparently is looking into adding NFL-ready depth to the offensive tackle position. Branden Albert, 32, a nine-year veteran, reportedly will be visiting the Giants later this week. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport first reported that Albert visited the Seahawks on..." October 10

  • Giants WR Brandon Marshall Undergoing Season-Ending Surgery

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Kimberly Jones, the Giants are bracing for WR Brandon Marshall to miss multiple games with an ankle injury. The good news for the Giants is that they have a bye week after their next two games, which could give Marshall a shot at returning their Week 9 matchup. The Giants are..." October 10

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • Eli Manning upbeat despite being seriously knocked around

    New York Post "Eli Manning got sacked five times and knocked around by the Chargers and went in for an X-ray after the game to check out his neck. “Feeling good,’’ Manning said Monday on his weekly WFAN spot. “Not going to be a problem. There’s always some soreness and different things after games. Should be..." October 10

  • Report: Dwayne Harris Foot Injury Diagnosed as Fracture, Out for Rest of 2017

    Bleacher Report "New York Giants receiver Dwayne Harris is reportedly out for the year after fracturing his foot, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Harris is one of four Giants receivers to leave Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers early. As Jordan Raanan of ESPN noted, Odell Beckham Jr. suffered a..." October 09

  • Giants promoting wideout Travis Rudolph from practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants may be making several moves at wide receiver this week. This is one of them. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Giants are promoting wideout Travis Rudolph from their practice squad. The Giants were caught in an avalanche yesterday, with Odell Beckham Jr leaving..." October 09

  • Giants bracing for injured Marshall to miss multiple games

    247 Sports "Brandon Marshall almost certainly won't be returning to action for the New York Giants in Week 6 when they travel to Denver to face arguably the best secondary in the NFL. According to a report from Kim Jones, the Giants are bracing for Marshall to miss "multiple games" with a bad ankle..." October 09

  • Odell Beckham to undergo season-ending surgery on fractured ankle

    NFL.com "The Giants' top target is going under the knife. Odell Beckham will undergo surgery on his fractured ankle, the team announced Monday. Beckham suffered the injury in New York's 27-22 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Beckham's surgery has yet to be scheduled, the team added. The..." October 09

  • Ben McAdoo: Never say never, but Victor Cruz return is not an option

    Pro Football Talk "After Giants receivers kept heading to the sideline or locker room with injuries during Sunday’s loss to the Chargers, some wondered if the team would bring back a former member of the team to flesh out the receiving group. Victor Cruz is a free agent after failing to make the Bears out of..." October 09

  • Beckham contract looms over 2018 for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "It appears that Giants receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. won’t play again this season. Next season therefore becomes the biggest question for player and team. Beckham has one year left on his rookie deal, an injury-guaranteed salary of $8.459 million for 2018. But Beckham, who was reluctant to say..." October 09

  • Giants owner should have the ax ready — even if he hates it

    New York Post "It was nearly three years ago when John Mara, a little over a month after the Tom Coughlin Giants had blown a game in Jacksonville, joked that: “I wanted to fire everybody, from the people in the equipment room to the people upstairs.” Five weeks into what he expected would be a Super season,..." October 09

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame QB Y.A. Tittle dies at 90

    NFL.com "One of football's earliest star quarterbacks has passed away. Y.A. Tittle has died at the age of 90, Louisiana State University confirmed on Monday. Tittle played quarterback for the Baltimore Colts from 1948-1950 in both the All-America Football Conference and National Football League, then..." October 09

  • Winless Giants now have same Super Bowl odds (300-1) as Jets

    ESPN "The betting public could not get enough of the New York Giants in the offseason. The G-Men have not lived up to those expectations. By mid-August at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas, only three teams -- the Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys -- had attracted more bets..." October 09

  • Chad Johnson, Terrell Owens ask Giants for a WR job following Odell Beckham's ankle injury

    Sporting News "Chad Ochocinco Johnson hasn't played in the NFL since 2011, but he appears to be ready to play again. The 39-year-old receiver sent a tweet to the Giants following their several wide receiver injuries, highlighted by Odell Beckham. The Giants say Beckham has a broken ankle, which would mean..." October 09

  • Olivier Vernon out, JPP playing for Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul missed a couple of days of practice this week while dealing with shoulder and knee injuries, but said that he’d be in the lineup as the team tries for its first win of the season at home against the Chargers on Sunday. Pierre-Paul proved to be good to his..." October 08

  • Sterling Shepard, Brandon Marshall go down with ankle injuries

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants are down a couple of wide receivers in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Chargers. Sterling Shepard left with a left ankle injury and Brandon Marshall followed with a left ankle injury of his own a couple of plays later. Marshall has been taken back to the locker room..." October 08

  • Odell Beckham to Undergo Surgery

    Bleacher Report "New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will undergo surgery after leaving Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers with an injury, according to ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan. According to SNY's Ralph Vacchiano, the Giants announced Beckham suffered an ankle injury. CBS Sports showed..." October 08

  • Ben McAdoo is safe, for this year at least

    Pro Football Talk "The best evidence that the 2017 Giants have failed miserably comes from the fact that, as of Week Five, reporters are actually chasing the question of whether coach Ben McAdoo is on the hot seat. Of course he isn’t. That’s not how the Giants do things, as evidenced by the extended tenure of..." October 08

  • McAdoo: Giants not that different from last year’s playoff team

    New York Post "Even if you are what your record says you are, as a legendary Giants coach once said, Ben McAdoo doesn’t see much difference between this year’s colossally disappointing 0-4 team and the playoff squad that won 11 games last season. One or two or three wins would have made that easier to see;..." October 07