Giants Rumors & News

  • Josh Norman’s NFL friends are threatening Odell Beckham

    New York Post "So much for a ceasefire. Though Josh Norman told The Post six days ago he was done talking about Odell Beckham Jr., the Redskins cornerback had some highly provocative rivalry fodder up his sleeve, saying the Giants wide receiver is in for a “rough” year. “Everybody saw what he was,” Norman..." August 23

  • Victor Cruz expected to play this week

    Sportsnaut "For the first time in nearly two years, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will likely take to the field. Cruz has been out of action since tearing his patella tendon against the Philadelphia Eagles back in October of 2014. Since that horrendous injury, the former Pro Bowl receiver..." August 23

  • Giants working out Garrett Hartley, other kickers on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "The kicking carousel is headed to New Jersey. The Giants have Josh Brown on his way to a one-game suspension to start the year and Tom Obarski missed a chip shot field goal in Saturday’s preseason game, which means Monday is time to work out some kickers. Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports reports..." August 22

  • Giants sign Randy Bullock to fill in for Josh Brown Week 1

    New York Daily News "The Giants' presumptive kicker when they open their season on Sept. 11 in Dallas is now Randy Bullock. Big Blue signed the former Texan and Jet on Monday with Josh Brown suspended for the season opener and under scrutiny for accusations that he was repeatedly physically violent toward his..." August 22

  • John Mara, Jerry Reese pass on questions about Josh Brown

    Pro Football Talk "Giants kicker Josh Brown was suspended one game by the NFL this week as a result of a domestic violence incident involving his ex-wife that the team knew about before re-signing Brown to a two-year contract earlier this year. That signing came despite coach Ben McAdoo saying he wouldn’t..." August 21

  • Giants Don’t Rule Out Signing Another Kicker

    Pro Football Rumors "Although Giants brass last night declined to comment on the domestic violence allegations against kicker Josh Brown or the club’s kicking situation as a whole, head coach Ben McAdoo did speak on the circumstances today. “Never say never,” said McAdoo, when asked about New York adding another..." August 21

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Bills roll over winless Giants

    The Sports Xchange "ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills scored 21 unanswered points, 14 of which came off two New York Giants fumbles, as Rex Ryan’s team got its first win of the preseason with a 21-0 triumph over Ben McAdoo’s winless New York Giants at New Era Stadium. Fresh off his recent contract..." August 20

  • NFL Officials -- We Investigated Josh Brown for 10 Months ... Wife Wouldn't Comply

    TMZ "The NFL says it can explain why it only suspended Giants kicker Josh Brown for 1 game -- despite the fact his wife claimed he got violent with her on 20 different occasions ... and attacked her while she was pregnant. NFL investigators say ... they became aware Brown was arrested for an..." August 20

  • Josh Brown Was Also Suspended at Nebraska in 2001 For an Assault Arrest

    The Big Lead "Josh Brown has been suspended from football before for a violence-related arrest involving a woman. Back when he was at Nebraska Brown was suspended for the 2001 season-opener against TCU after an assault arrest involving an ex-girlfriend according to the New York Daily News. From the 2001 story..." August 20

  • Victor Cruz, Eli Apple travel with Giants to preseason game

    Newark Star-Ledger "Some of the marquee names on the Giants' injury list will at least join the team in Buffalo for Saturday's preseason game (4 p.m., MY9). Wide receiver Victor Cruz (groin), cornerback Eli Apple (knee) and left guard Justin Pugh (shoulder) traveled with the team to Buffalo. All three players..." August 19

  • NFL explains, upholds one-game suspension of Giants K Josh Brown

    Fox Sports "Amid questions as to why it suspended New York Giants kicker Josh Brown for only one game as details emerged surrounding the nature of his personal conduct policy violation, the NFL released a lengthy statement Friday explaining its investigation and upholding the suspension. Brown was..." August 19

  • Josh Brown’s ex-wife Molly makes disturbing domestic violence allegations

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Giants kicker Josh Brown has been suspended one game by the NFL despite not being charged with a crime, and he should be banned for a lot longer than that if any of the information his ex-wife gave police is true. According to the New York Daily News, Molly Brown told police on the day..." August 19

  • Giants head coach Ben McAdoo must make stand and cut Josh Brown after domestic violence incidents surface

    New York Daily News "The Giants blew a chance to make a strong and important statement on domestic violence for the first time since the explosive Ray Rice second elevator video surfaced nearly two years ago. They passed instead. Josh Brown is still on the team. Big Blue sets a high standard for the rest of..." August 19

  • Eli Manning “absolutely” playing this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts held quarterback Andrew Luck out of last week’s preseason game against the Bills with owner Jim Irsay writing that the reason was that Bills coach Rex Ryan “never heard of the word preseason.” That suggests that the Colts felt Luck would be at some undue risk facing the Bills, but the..." August 18

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • Josh Norman flattered by Odell Beckham Jr.’s continued trash talk

    Sportress of Blogitude "Both Josh Norman and Odell Beckham Jr. have attempted at various points since their infamous brawl last season to put an end to their feud. Despite their apparent best efforts, the trash talk persisted throughout the offseason. With the two former combatants residing in the same division it now..." August 18

  • Giants kicker Josh Brown arrested in 2015 on domestic violence charge

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants kicker Josh Brown was arrested in May of 2015 on a domestic violence charge, according to documents obtained by NJ Advance Media. Brown was suspended Wednesday one game by the NFL for violating its personal conduct policy. It is unclear if the arrest is the reason for his suspension...." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Giants K Josh Brown suspended 1 game for violating NFL's personal conduct policy

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants will be without their Pro Bowl kicker for the season opener at Dallas on Sept. 11. It was announced on Wednesday that kicker Josh Brown has been suspended for one game for violating the NFL personal conduct policy. "While I do not agree with the suspension, I will accept it,"..." August 17

  • Victor Cruz doomsday would be devastating — but this isn’t it

    New York Post "The sky is not falling on Victor Cruz, and those calling for the Giants to cut their losses and move on from him should chill the heck out. There is nothing Pollyanna about stepping away from the naysayers and mounting gloom and doom surrounding Cruz’s comeback, nothing naïve about preaching..." August 17

  • Giants GM Jerry Reese: We’re still not giving up on Victor Cruz

    New York Daily News "Giants fans may be starting to count out Victor Cruz, but Big Blue isn’t at that point ... yet. “We’re still not giving up on Cruz,” GM Jerry Reese said Monday on WFAN. “Hopefully, he’ll make it back.” Reese’s comments came after the wide receiver missed another practice with the groin..." August 16

  • Two heavyweights go at it at heated Giants camp

    New York Post "The first scuffle of Giants training camp broke out Monday, when left guard Justin Pugh and defensive tackle Damon “Snacks’’ Harrison squared off in a heavyweight battle that featured pushing, shoving and some heated words on an overheated day. “I like the intensity,’’ coach Ben McAdoo said. “I..." August 16

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Victor Cruz groin ‘still noticeably bothering him’

    Sportsnaut "Victor Cruz simply cannot catch a break. After looking sharp in camp following his year-and-a-half absence from the game, he suffered a groin injury that kept him out of the first preseason contest of 2016 for the New York Giants. Heading into Week 2, head coach Ben McAdoo says Cruz’s groin..." August 14

  • Dolphins capitalize on Giants' turnovers in 27-10 win

    The Sports Xchange "The Miami Dolphins scored 27 straight points, 24 of which came off turnovers, to top the New York Giants 27-10 on Friday night in a preseason game at MetLife Stadium. The Giants, who sat starting quarterback Eli Manning, gave fourth-year quarterback Ryan Nassib a chance to showcase his..." August 13

  • Giants rookies Apple, Shepard leave preseason game with injuries

    The Score "The preseason debuts of New York Giants rookies Eli Apple and Sterling Shepard ended prematurely. Both players were taken to the locker room before halftime of the Giants' preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins on Friday night. Apple was diagnosed with a lower leg strain, while Shepard..." August 13

  • Slimmer Andre Williams feels the difference in Giants' preseason opener

    ESPN "The Andre Williams on the field for the New York Giants on Friday night in their preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins barely resembled the running back that averaged less than three yards per carry last season. This Andre Williams was physically deflated, 12 pounds lighter and minus almost..." August 13

  • Ben McAdoo says Giants hoping for Victor Cruz return Sunday

    Newark Star-Ledger "Nothing is set in stone, but the Giants are optimistic wide receiver Victor Cruz could return to practice Sunday, head coach Ben McAdoo said. "We'll take a look," McAdoo said. "But hopefully Sunday." Cruz did not play in Friday's 27-10 preseason loss to the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium,..." August 13

  • Odell Beckham Jr. says he still can improve in one area

    Fox Sports "New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is one of the most complete receivers in the game today. He can beat cornerbacks over the top with his speed and run intermediate routes and has some of the best hands we’ve ever seen. As with any great player, though, there is still room for..." August 11

  • Victor Cruz downplays his latest injury

    Pro Football Talk "Victor Cruz hasn’t played any football since tearing a patellar tendon on a Sunday night in October 2014. Despite a promising start to training camp, Cruz yet again is delayed, this time with a groin injury. But Cruz says it’s not a big deal. “It feels good. I tweaked it [Tuesday], just a..." August 11

  • Seahawks' Jimmy Graham consulted Victor Cruz while rehabbing patella tendon injury

    USA Today "Jimmy Graham tapped into the insight of a man who could surely relate to his comeback from a torn patella tendon: Victor Cruz. Graham, the Seattle Seahawks tight end, practiced Wednesday for the first time since suffering his injury in November. He consulted Cruz, the New York Giants receiver,..." August 11

  • Victor Cruz misses Giants practice with groin tightness

    Newark Star-Ledger "Wide receiver Victor Cruz sat out of Giants' practice on Wednesday. Cruz's absence came after he was shut down during Tuesday's practice with groin tightness. There is no official word yet on Cruz's status for Friday's preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium (7 p.m.,..." August 10

  • How Odell Beckham’s wisdom rubs off on Eli Apple

    New York Post "Odell Beckham Jr.’s value to the Giants is obvious, as a game-breaking talent who can wreck opposing defenses. But the dynamic third-year wide receiver is important in other ways, too, such as serving as a mentor to rookie cornerback Eli Apple. “He has taught me how to read routes better, and..." August 09

  • Meet Ben McAdoo's New Giants: Healthier, Smarter, Better and Relaxed

    Bleacher Report "The music that teams play during training camp practices can be so predictable. Drake. Metallica. The theme from Happy Days. Wait...the theme from Happy Days? Yep. It was playing during Giants practice last week. Did Tom Coughlin return? Did he fall asleep in front of MeTV with the volume..." August 09

  • Giants' Beckham returns to practice

    The Score "Odell Beckham Jr. was back on the practice field Saturday for the first time since colliding with a teammate during last Sunday's team session. The injury to the New York Giants receiver was never though to be serious, but his healthy return is certainly a welcome development heading into the..." August 06

  • Jason Pierre-Paul: Right hand holding up in full-contact drills

    ESPN "Jason Pierre-Paul dropped into coverage during Saturday's full-padded practice and a gift awaited. The ball had come free from New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning's hand, squirting into the flat where Pierre-Paul stood alone. He scooped the ball and raced toward the end zone. The..." August 06

  • Giants' wide receiver competition is getting interesting

    ESPN New York "The New York Giants' wide receivers and cornerbacks went at it on Thursday at training camp. It began with some 2-on-2s and then extended into 7-on-7s and 11-on-11s. And even without Odell Beckham Jr., the Giants wide receivers were winning and making plays, even when the coverage was tight...." August 05

  • New York Giants linemen recall unexpected Super Bowl XLII gift from Robert De Niro

    Fox Sports "It took three road playoffs wins, David Tyree's "Helmet Catch," a furious pass rush and more for the 12-point underdog New York Giants to topple the undefeated 18-0 New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII. Fans in New York and New Jersey were beaming proud, including New York City native Robert..." August 04

  • Giants sign veteran corner Leon Hall

    Big Blue View "Throughout the offseason, whenever Ed made his prediction for the 2016 New York Giants roster, he was adamant that they would sign a veteran slot corner at some point before the season started. That prediction came true today. The Giants have officially announced the signing of Leon Hall. To..." August 04

  • Former Bengals’ CB Leon Hall visiting with the Giants

    Sportsnaut "The New York Giants might have added two corners to their roster in veteran Janoris Jenkins and rookie first-round pick Eli Apple, but this doesn’t mean the team is happy with its depth in the secondary. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Giants will meet with veteran cornerback Leon Hall..." August 03

  • Odell Beckham Jr. making effort not to be ‘distraction’ but true test of Giant’s maturity comes in Week 3

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham is clearly trying. The Giants’ superstar wide receiver, whose meteoric rise to fame prompted an offseason of sharing headlines with the likes of Drake, LeBron James, Khloe Kardashian and Demi Lovato, seems committed this training camp to limiting distractions and shaping a more..." August 03

  • McGovern: "Wide open" competition for Giants' linebacker positions

    Big Blue View "Ever since the retirement of Antonio Pierce, New York Giants fans have been hoping for a revamp of their linebacker corps. Now fans hold their breath with a linebacker unit constructed from middle-round picks and on the scrap heap. Linebacker coach Bill McGovern has some work to do trying to..." August 02

  • Rashad Jennings reportedly emerging as lead back in Giants camp

    Larry Brown Sports "For the first time in many years, the New York Giants backfield appears to be developing a clear identity. According to Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York on Tuesday, the Giants are ditching the four-man running back committee they employed last season with Rashad Jennings emerging as the..." August 02

  • Odell Beckham Jr., Cam Newton and Aaron Rodgers silent as NFL lacks star power of NBA’s anti-violence movement

    New York Daily News "Rueben Randle doesn’t know what exactly he wants to do yet. He just knows he wants to do something. The Philadelphia Eagles receiver grew up a few hours north of Baton Rouge, in Bastrop, La., then spent three years in Baton Rouge while attending LSU. He has friends and family strewn throughout..." August 02

  • Former Giant Leonard Marshall prepares to bring own marijuana-based product to market when legal

    New York Daily News "The memory of what he did to Joe Montana haunts Leonard Marshall 25 years later. The former Giants defensive end, still celebrated by Big Blue fans for his crushing tackles and big-impact plays, hit Montana so hard in the fourth quarter of the January, 1991 NFC Championship Game that he cracked..." August 02

  • Victor Cruz's workload dialed back at Giants training camp

    ESPN "By the time the New York Giants were finishing practice on Sunday, wide receivers Myles White, Geremy Davis and rookie Sterling Shepard were running with the first-team offense. Odell Beckham Jr. had left after having his left leg cleated and Victor Cruz was mostly standing around..." August 01

  • Giants G.M. Jerry Reese thinks he’s assembled “a really good football team”

    New York Post "Jerry Reese does not gush very often, but he was in the mood on Sunday. He could not have been more optimistic about the season ahead for Jason Pierre-Paul. He expressed his belief that Victor Cruz will make good on his comeback. He spoke of Odell Beckham Jr.’s growing maturity and leadership...." August 01

  • Odell Beckham leaves Giants practice after collision

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants have hopes of snapping their four-year playoff drought this season and wide receiver Odell Beckham is one of the players that they’ll be counting on to bring them better results. That importance to the team makes word of his departure from Sunday’s practice a worrisome development..." July 31

  • Giants’ Victor Cruz cleared to practice, not on PUP list

    Sportsnaut "The long-awaited return of New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is about to become a reality. After being cleared to practice, Cruz will not be on the Giants’ physically unable to perform list and is scheduled to practice Friday, per Paul Schwartz of The New York Post. Cruz hasn’t..." July 29