Giants Rumors & News

  • Tom Coughlin: Not coaching “a very difficult thing”

    Newark Star-Ledger "Former Giants coach Tom Coughlin made an appearance on "Fox and Friends" early Monday morning to discuss his Jay Fund charity. During the quick interview, he was asked how he is dealing with the fact he does not have a team for the first time in a long time, without a season to prepare..." February 08

  • FBI grills Jeremy Shockey as part of ‘drug and gambling ring’ probe

    New York Post "As more than a billion fans watch Sunday’s Super Bowl, the FBI is eyeing current and former NFL stars off the field — looking for any links to an international drug and gambling ring. Accused ringleader Owen Hanson, a former tight end at USC who played for then-coach Pete Carroll and won a..." February 07

  • John Mara says he plans to talk to Tom Coughlin about staying

    Newsday "At Tom Coughlin’s farewell news conference two days after the end of the 2015 season, Giants co-owner John Mara said he hoped the coach would remain with the team in some capacity. Now that Coughlin will not be coaching in the NFL in 2016, Mara hopes to convince his former coach of 12 seasons..." February 06

  • 2 fired for 'inappropriately' accessing Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul's medical records

    Newark Star-Ledger "After a lengthy investigation and litigation, two individuals were fired from Jackson Memorial Hospital for inappropriately accessing the medical records of Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. " February 06

  • Eli Manning: 'Tough' for Peyton to switch teams in '16

    NFL.com "Speculation on Peyton Manning's football future has dominated an otherwise tepid lead-up to Super Bowl 50. Although Peyton has acknowledged to close friends that he expects Sunday's game to be his last, Eli Manning warned NFL Media's Andrew Siciliano on Friday not to expect a decision in front..." February 06

  • Roger Goodell Speaks Out on Concussions, 'Rooney Rule' for Women

    ABC News "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says there is a “culture change” in the NFL when it comes to concussions and, if he had a son, would have no problem allowing him to play the sport. “The number of concussions went up this year and they're going to go up and they're going to go down in any given..." February 06

  • ‘85 percent’ Victor Cruz says the dream isn’t over

    New York Post "Victor Cruz is confident he will be salsa dancing in the end zone for the Giants again this fall. The wide receiver, who hasn’t played in an NFL game since October 2014 because of a torn patellar tendon and a torn calf muscle, predicted Tuesday he will be ready for the start of the 2016..." February 05

  • Eli Manning says brother Peyton ‘would never do anything like’ HGH

    Sporting News "When Al-Jazeera released its report tying Peyton Manning to HGH, the Broncos quarterback quickly called the allegations “complete garbage.” Peyton’s brother and fellow NFL QB, Eli, followed suit Thursday. “I just saw his comments right away and know 100 percent that everything just kind of came..." February 04

  • NFL to establish Rooney rule for women

    ESPN "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league is going to institute a Rooney rule for women when it comes to all NFL executive positions. He announced the decision in opening remarks at NFL Women's Summit, where roughly 250 men and women associated with the league are gathered to..." February 04

  • Brady, Cam, Beckham have NFL’s best-selling jerseys

    Pro Football Talk "Deflategate, dancing and dirty play aside, Tom Brady, Cam Newton and Odell Beckham Jr. have the NFL’s three best-selling jerseys. Although all three players have been described as polarizing at times, when NFLShop.com released its latest jersey rankings, they showed Brady on top, followed by..." February 04

  • NFL to consider putting video on sideline tablets

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s embrace of tablet technology has been limited, to date. Soon, the bright blue Microsoft Surface devices that show up on sidelines could do more than simply show images of pre-snap formations. At a Tuesday press conference, NFL executive V.P. Brian Rolapp said that the league will..." February 02

  • Giants lineman’s rape accuser stopped sex act to demand $2,000

    New York Post "Giants lineman Jay Bromley will likely not be charged with raping a woman in a Midtown hotel room — as cops believe the sex was consensual and his accuser sought payment for it, sources told The Post on Monday. Bromley told cops that he found the woman naked on a bed when he emerged from the..." February 02

  • Josh Norman rages over Odell Beckham, Deion Sanders with renewed shots

    New York Post "Odell Beckham Jr. is still crazy after all these weeks to Josh Norman. The Panthers’ brash cornerback said he continues to shake his head in dismay at Beckham for the Giants star’s antics in their infamously physical showdown at MetLife Stadium last month. “Shoot, that man’s crazy,” Norman..." February 02

  • Bill Cowher says he wasn’t contacted about Giants coaching job but won’t rule out NFL return

    New York Daily News "Bill Cowher had long been rumored to be the heir-apparent to Tom Coughlin. For years he was supposedly just biding his time at CBS until the Giants job opened up. Then last month the Giants job was finally open. And Cowher didn’t talk to the Giants about it at all. So much for that rumor, which..." February 02

  • Justin Tuck is retiring after 11 seasons with Giants, Raiders

    Fox Sports "The room was dark and there was a table in front of him. That much Justin Tuck remembers about his dream. That and what was written on the sheet of paper that slid in front of him. Tuck's dreams are usually nonsensical. This one, though, was poignant and perhaps an answer to his prayers for..." February 02

  • Survey: NFL Players Don't Trust That Team Doctors Have Their Best Interests At Heart

    Deadspin "The Associated Press just released a big report on the relationship between NFL players’ health and the training and medical care they get from their teams. There’s a whole lot of insight into the pervasiveness of injuries and the inadequacies NFL training staffs have with addressing them. Let’s..." February 02

  • Super Bowl 50 to draw an estimated $4.2 billion in bets — most of them illegal

    Los Angeles Times "It's the one day when many Americans gladly take a gamble: Super Bowl Sunday. As the Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, millions of people will place some type of bet on the game even if they don't care about football. A minority will gamble legally at..." February 01

  • Pro Bowl TV ratings down, again

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl was on ESPN Sunday night, and people were watching. But not as many people who watched in the past. The Pro Bowl drew a 5.0 overnight rating. That’s down from 5.6 last year and significantly down from the 6.7 rating the Pro Bowl got in 2014 when it was on NBC. Per Austin Karp of..." February 01

  • How Giants rejected Panthers’ golden-touch GM for Jerry Reese

    New York Post "There is a time to strive and push and aspire and grind it out, hoping, maybe expecting, for great things and the big payoff. For 25 years, Dave Gettleman dreamed the dream, fought the good fight, enjoyed his victories, crafted a fine career in NFL personnel, largely unknown outside the circle but..." February 01

  • NFL VP of Officiating says catch rule 'is in a good place right now'

    CBS Sports "Can we all agree that no one knows what a catch is? Dez Bryant still doesn't, more than a year after his infamous non-catch sent the Cowboys home in a playoff game against the Packers. You don't. I don't. The average fan sure doesn't. And yet NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino said on Sunday..." February 01

  • Report: Giants DT not facing charges at this time

    ESPN "Giants defensive tackle Jay Bromley will not be charged at this time following a Saturday morning incident in which a woman said he tried to sexually assault her and then struck her with his car while fleeing, a police source told ABC News. Bromley, 23, interacted with the 26-year-old woman on..." January 31

  • NFL should add a skills competition at the Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "As interest in the Pro Bowl flags, there’s an easy addition to Pro Bowl weekend that the NFL could use to spice things up: A skills competition. The other major sports all include a skills competition as part of their All-Star festivities. Baseball has the Home Run Derby. The NBA has the slam..." January 31

  • New York Giants’ Jay Bromley accused of attempted rape

    New York Post "New York Giants defensive tackle Jay Bromley has been accused of attempting to rape a woman –and then hitting her with his car — inside the Hyatt Herald Square Hotel in Midtown early Saturday, police sources told The Post. The 6-foot-3, 306-pound Bromley, who met the 26-year-old unidentified..." January 30

  • Patrick Graham leaving Pats to become Giants defensive line coach

    Pro Football Talk "The New England Patriots are losing one of their defensive assistants to the New York Giants. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, Patriots linebackers coach Patrick Graham is leaving the team to join Ben McAdoo’s staff with the Giants as a defensive line coach." January 29

  • Jerry Reese defends draft busts and ‘process’ that produced them

    New York Post "As he sat at the 25-yard line, about halfway up the stands, Jerry Reese clearly was prepared. He placed a thick white towel on the damp metal bleacher, the only way to keep his bottom dry and keep somewhat warm on a chilly, rainy, overcast afternoon. He wore a black down-filled winter jacket,..." January 28

  • New York's attorney general reportedly going after NFL ticket market's 'fixed game'

    Sporting News "Need two? If you're in New York, those tickets are going to cost you. So much so that state attorney general Eric Schneiderman's office is conducting an antitrust investigation of the NFL and its price-floor practices on tickets, CNBC.com reported, citing unidentified sources. It's unclear..." January 28

  • Russell Wilson, Eli Manning top picks in 2016 Pro Bowl draft

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was selected by Hall of Famer Michael Irvin with the first overall pick in the 2016 Pro Bowl draft Wednesday night. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was the first pick by Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. Pro Bowl legend captains Irvin and Rice were..." January 28

  • Eli admits Super Bowl could be Peyton's last game: 'It would be a good way to go out'

    The Score "Aside from a not-so-subtle hint to Bill Belichick following the AFC Championship Game, Peyton Manning still hasn't officially declared whether he intends to call it a career at season's end. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning told reporters Wednesday that while even he hasn't heard one way..." January 27

  • Former Giants safety Tyler Sash revealed to have suffered from CTE

    The Score "A thorough examination revealed that former New York Giants safety Tyler Sash suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease that is caused by repeated trauma. Sash died on Sept. 8, 2015 due to an accidental overdose of pain medication. CTE can only be diagnosed after..." January 26

  • Jason Pierre-Paul shares photo of bloodied injured hand from day after fireworks accident

    New York Daily News "Someday, Jason Pierre-Paul has promised, he’ll tell the full story about his July 4th fireworks accident. On Monday, though, he published a graphic photo that revealed a little more. The picture that JPP posted on his Instagram account was a disturbing look at him sleeping in a hospital bed,..." January 26

  • Giant star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. gets an acting gig

    Newark Star-Ledger "In the latest round of what can't Odell Beckham do, cross acting off the list. He's apparently a natural at that too. The multi-talented Giants wide receiver's latest off-the-field foray is into acting with an upcoming appearance on the CBS medical drama "Code Black." It will air on Wednesday,..." January 26

  • The 15 Best Twitter Jokes About Mike Carey After He Blew It Again

    Huffington Post "Another game, another whiffed analysis from CBS “officiating expert” Mike Carey. Carey, who was an NFL referee in another life, has warmed the hearts of Internet trolls everywhere this year by continually blowing calls on big-time broadcasts, making predictions day in and day out that prove..." January 25

  • Bill McGovern expected to be new Giants linebackers coach

    Pro Football Talk "Before the Eagles hired Doug Pederson as their new head coach, they spoke to a couple of candidates who spent the 2015 season with the Giants in Ben McAdoo and Tom Coughlin. Neither man wound up with the Eagles, but it looks like one member of the 2015 Eagles staff will be heading to the..." January 24

  • Manning, Boldin, Watson finalists for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

    The Score "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson are the 2015 finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. The award recognizes a player's accomplishments in the community in addition to his..." January 24

  • Giants set to hire Eli Manning’s new quarterbacks coach

    New York Post "The Giants are about to hire Frank Cignetti Jr. as their quarterbacks coach as new head coach Ben McAdoo fills out his staff. Cignetti, who was the Rams’ offensive coordinator last season before being fired, was a coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania when McAdoo was a student at the..." January 21

  • Giants to interview Mike Singletary for linebackers coach position, per report

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants are set to interview a Pro Football Hall of Famer for one of the vacant positions on their coaching staff. Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary is set to interview for the Giants' linebackers coach job on Thursday, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson. Singletary..." January 21

  • NFL health officials confronted NIH about researcher selection

    ESPN "Three of the NFL's top health and safety officers confronted the National Institutes of Health last June after the NIH selected a Boston University researcher to lead a major study on football and brain disease, Outside the Lines has learned. The new information contradicts denials by the NFL..." January 20

  • Clete Blakeman to call Super Bowl 50

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is really not holding the whole flip-or-no-flip thing against Clete Blakeman. According to FootballZebras.com, Blakeman has been tabbed to referee Super Bowl 50, his first shot to officiate the final football game of the year. Blakeman just worked the divisional round game between..." January 20

  • Ben McAdoo expected to keep seven Giants assistant coaches from last season

    New York Daily News "Ben McAdoo's first coaching staff with the Giants will look different than Tom Coughlin's last one. But not that much different. According to a team source, the new Giants coach is expected to retain at least seven assistant coaches from last year's staff for the 2016 season. That includes..." January 20

  • Making the Call on New York Giants' Top Free Agents

    Bleacher Report "As New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo continues his work on assembling a staff, those coaches who are on board, along with the personnel department, have been conducting evaluations of every player on the roster. One such evaluation that will have to take place, if it hasn’t already, is..." January 20

  • Jason Pierre-Paul having another surgery on hand

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul underwent another surgery on his right hand Monday morning. Pierre-Paul shared a photo on Instagram that showed him preparing for another operation. It has been more than six months since Pierre-Paul mangled his hand in a fireworks accident,..." January 18

  • Giants fight off Eagles to retain Steve Spagnuolo

    New York Post "Steve Spagnuolo is not going anywhere. The Eagles expressed interest in hiring Spagnuolo to run the defense for soon-to-be-hired new head coach Doug Pederson, but that is not going to happen. According to a source, Spagnuolo will remain as the Giants defensive coordinator, a role he filled..." January 18

  • Giants hire Beckham’s LSU position coach to coach receivers

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants are making some changes to the offensive coaching staff and one of them will likely be met with approval by Odell Beckham Jr. According to multiple reports, the Giants will hire Adam Henry to be their wide receivers coach. Henry spent last season with the 49ers and was LSU’s wide..." January 17

  • Giants confess dreading Coughlin would jump to Eagles

    New York Post "Not again. That was what John Mara was thinking when he heard Tom Coughlin was behind enemy lines, talking to the NFC East-rival Eagles about their head coaching job. Mara, the Giants’ co-owner, once before saw a vital member of the Giants’ family leave and eventually end up working for a..." January 16

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    Big Blue View @bigblueview

    New Giants head coach Ben McAdoo says in a statement from the team: "It has been a privilege to work and learn under Coach Coughlin."

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Giants expected to promote QB coach Mike Sullivan to offensive coordinator, sources say. Joe Philbin to have a different title (Asst HC?).

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Tom Coughlin is withdrawing his name from consideration for Eagles HC job, per sources. Not the right fit.

  • Spagnuolo to stay to run ‘D’, Philbin expected to be OC

    New York Post "No one can accuse the Giants of cleaning house. Critics might say all they’ve done is rearranged the furniture, other than removing from the room the old reliable centerpiece. Parting ways with a head coach usually ushers in drastic change, but not for the Giants. They will announce on Thursday..." January 14

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    Gary Myers @garymyersNYDN

    Sources say Coughlin could have had Eagles job, but withdrew because the core of his staff is under contract to NYG and staying with McAdoo

  • Tom Coughlin drops out of Eagles race, according to sources

    ESPN "The Philadelphia Eagles will need to go in another direction to find their new coach, as Tom Coughlin has withdrawn his name from consideration, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. This comes after Philadelphia had turned its attention squarely to the former New York Giants coach,..." January 14