Giants Rumors & News

  • If Odell Beckham wants to be more Jerry Rice than Terrell Owens, he needs to ditch the diva

    New York Daily News "It’s much better for Odell Beckham Jr. to be compared to Jerry Rice than Terrell Owens. Beckham is off to a faster start than Rice in his first three years, but that’s overshadowed by already joining T.O. in the Diva Hall of Fame. Wide receiver is the diva/prima donna position in the NFL...." May 28

  • Odell Beckham Jr. appears to take shot at Ben McAdoo

    Yardbarker "New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo made it pretty clear that he is bothered by Odell Beckham Jr. not showing up to organized team activities, and the star wide receiver seems bothered that his coach is bothered. When asked on Thursday about Beckham being absent from the voluntary workouts,..." May 27

  • Odell Beckham’s new ‘mentor’ another enabler he doesn’t need

    New York Post "Meet Odell Beckham Jr.’s latest enabler: Cris Carter. The Hall of Fame receiver, who’s serving as a personal trainer and mentor to Beckham, joins a growing list of enablers to the Giants’ temperamental and sometimes undependable star receiver that already includes the Giants front office,..." May 27

  • OBJ drops a hint as to his mindset, otherwise remains silent

    Pro Football Talk "Let me begin by saying this: Odell Beckham Jr. has every right to not show up for voluntary workouts. The problem at this point isn’t his absence but his failure to provide any explanation for it. Often, players stay away in order to exert leverage, with the goal of getting a new contract...." May 27

  • Cris Carter defends Odell Beckham, says WR had ‘anxiety’ in playoffs

    New York Daily News "Cris Carter, the Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver, trash talked Odell Beckham Jr., the missing Giants superstar, for much of the two hours they worked together this week at BrickCrossFit Los Angeles in West Hollywood. The plan is for Carter to concentrate on OBJ psychologically as well as..." May 27

  • Brandon Marshall believes there will be no problems with the Giants

    ESPN "Brandon Marshall stepped to the podium after New York Giants OTAs and knew what was coming. "Sheldon Richardson questions, go ahead, open up," the Giants wide receiver said, well aware of what Richardson said about him the other day at New York Jets camp. Richardson told reporters: "The..." May 27

  • NFL continues to punish top assistant coaches

    ALL 22 "There are probably a lot of disappointed assistant coaches around the NFL this week. At the beginning of the week, there was a sense of joy and triumph amongst them. However, that elation and satisfaction has been tabled. On Tuesday, when the NFL owners met in Chicago for their annual May..." May 26

  • Michael Irvin offers advice for Odell Beckham

    Yardbarker "Odell Beckham Jr has his own reasons for not showing up to organized team activities with the New York Giants, and one Hall of Fame receiver believes he should make it a point to share those reasons with his teammates. In an interview with TMZ this week, Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin..." May 26

  • Cris Carter Gay Slurs Pissed Off Odell Beckham

    TMZ "Cris Carter says Odell Beckham Jr. admitted he was upset about homophobic slurs that were hurled at him before the infamous Giants vs. Panthers game in 2015 ... and insinuated the slurs came from Josh Norman. Carter appeared on "Undisputed" on FS1 and talked about the conversation he had with..." May 26

  • Ben McAdoo calls B.S. on Victor Cruz's Giants sabotage tale

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ben McAdoo says the newest Bears wide receiver's conspiracy theory is bunk. McAdoo scoffed at former Giants wideout Victor Cruz's curious assertion that the team purposely kept the ball away from him last season in order to grease the skids on his eventual release. The head coach flatly denied..." May 26

  • Iggy Azalea Denies Dating Odell Beckham Jr. 'I Don't Even Know Him'

    TMZ "Iggy Azalea is straight-up calling BS on the rumors she's dating Odell Beckham Jr. ... telling TMZ Sports she doesn't even know the New York Giants superstar. Azalea confirms they were both at the Bowlero bowling alley in L.A. last Monday night, and they did pose for a group photo together ......" May 26

  • Ben McAdoo already tired of Odell Beckham Jr.’s me-first act

    New York Post "Odell Beckham Jr. is making a statement, and Ben McAdoo doesn’t like it, nor should he. “I love my team and am excited about the season,” Beckham told NFL Network, a long way away from OTAs Thursday. He was asked if he will attend OTAs next week. “No comment.” What about the June 13..." May 26

  • Mark Herzlich’s tight end experiment helps at 2 positions

    New York Post "Mark Herzlich has been a Giant longer than anyone except Eli Manning, Zak DeOssie and Jason Pierre-Paul. But that doesn’t mean the seventh-year pro can’t learn a few new things at this week’s OTAs. The special-teams standout and reserve linebacker is now an aspiring tight end. He looks the..." May 25

  • Odell Beckham says he'll attend Giants minicamp "The New York Giants continued organized team activities on Thursday -- the first one open to the media -- without two of their biggest names. NFL Network's Kimberly Jones reported that Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon were not present at the voluntary workouts. ESPN first reported the..." May 25

  • Josh Norman not impressed by Odell Beckham Jr. and Dez Bryant

    Sportsnaut "Josh Norman has never been shy about creating tension. Looking ahead to the 2017 season, he’s done it again. Speaking with Tyler Dunne of Bleacher Report, Norman called out Dez Bryant and Odell Beckham Jr. as “just guys” who don’t allow him to battle greatness. When asked about Bryant,..." May 25

  • Did Ben McAdoo take subtle shot at Odell Beckham Jr.?

    Yardbarker "Odell Beckham Jr. has been making plenty of news this week, in part because he’s not participating with most of his teammates at OTAs. Both he and star pass rusher Olivier Vernon have opted not to attend these voluntary workouts. Though based on a comment made by New York Giants head coach Ben..." May 25

  • Bears Set To Sign WR Victor Cruz On 1-Year Deal "The Bears are set to sign veteran receiver Victor Cruz to a one-year deal, the latest addition to their receiving corps. Cruz went to Instagram to make official his signing, which was first reported by the NFL Network on Thursday afternoon. “The Giants will forever be family,” Cruz said...." May 25

  • Brandon Marshall responds to Sheldon Richardson calling him out

    Larry Brown Sports "Brandon Marshall spoke with the media on Thursday, and the New York Giants wide receiver wasted no time addressing the shot one of his former teammates took at him earlier in the week. New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson told reporters there are “15 reasons” why the vibe in his..." May 25

  • Odell Beckham still not at OTAs, despite report he would show today

    Pro Football Talk "Despite a report that he planned to show up today, Giants receiver Odell Beckham is still skipping Organized Team Activities. Today’s OTA session is open to the media, and reporters on the scene say Beckham is not participating in the voluntary workout. Beckham has complained this week that..." May 25

  • Victor Cruz: Giants kept him down to make it easier to cut him "Former Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has accused the Giants of intentionally suppressing his production in 2016 in order to make it easier for the team to cut him. "I felt it all year long. Halfway through the year I'm ballin', the other half I'm not getting the ball. And you're just like,..." May 25

  • Are Iggy Azalea and New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Dating?

    XXL Mag "Iggy Azalea might be focusing on her upcoming Digital Distortion album, but she’s reportedly using her brief free time to pursue a new athlete. According to PageSix, the “Team” star is dating Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants, leading him to allegedly skip practice to hang out with her in..." May 25

  • Shane Vereen: The best overtime is college football overtime

    Pro Football Talk "A day after the NFL shortened overtime from 15 minutes to 10, Giants running back Shane Vereen said he’d prefer a much more radical change: College overtime. Vereen said on PFT Live that the college system, in which teams take turns starting possessions from the 25-yard line, is a better format..." May 24

  • Rashad Jennings tops David Ross to win 'Dancing With The Stars'

    Sporting News "David Ross and dancing partner Lindsay Arnold’s perfect score for Monday's freestyle dance on "Dancing With The Stars" which featured the Cubs’ “W” flag wasn't enough to carry the duo to victory in Season 24 of the popular dancing competition. Instead, former Giants running back Rashad..." May 24

  • Odell Beckham gets most lucrative shoe deal in NFL history

    New York Post "It is never a bad thing for a professional athlete when he gets to sit back and watch Nike and Adidas try to outdo each other for the right to sign an endorsement deal with the player. That is the desirable situation Odell Beckham Jr. found himself in, with his original rookie agreement with..." May 24

  • Odell Beckham is interesting no-show at Giants’ first practice

    New York Post "For the first of their 10 Organized Team Activity practices, the Giants on Monday made it fairly clear who was on the scene inside the field house. Via their social media outlets, the Giants relayed that Eli Manning’s first pass was completed to Sterling Shepard. There also were a variety of..." May 23

  • Two new options in Giants’ search for defensive depth

    New York Post "The Giants are deep into their offseason program, with Monday the first of 10 scheduled OTAs. They added six players in the NFL draft and nearly 20 more as undrafted free agents. This does not mean their roster is set. They will look at linebacker Gerald Hodges on Tuesday, according to Pro..." May 23

  • New York Giants: ‘Don’t Expect an Extension’ For Justin Pugh (Report)

    Big Blue Unbiased "According to’s James Kratch, “don’t expect” the New York Giants to give left guard Justin Pugh a contract extension prior to or during this upcoming season. Why? Well, he’s missed 11 combined games over the last three seasons, so his durability is certainly a concern. Also, the..." May 23

  • Jets' Richardson rips former teammate Marshall: We're better without him

    TSN "While some New York Jets fans will be sad to see wide receiver Brandon Marshall now ply his trade for their crosstown rival Giants, former teammate Sheldon Richardson isn't all that broken up about it. "Let's just say there are 15 reasons why it's better," Richardson said of the Jets' locker..." May 23

  • Odell Beckham expected to report to OTAs on Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was a no-show for the first day of voluntary Organized Team Activities, but he’s not boycotting OTAs entirely. Beckham is likely to be at OTAs on Thursday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports. There’s been no word from Beckham about why he is absent from the start..." May 23

  • Giants can now begin to learn if O-line problem cured itself

    New York Post "The start of the Organized Team Activity practices ushers in the start of Phase 3 of offseason workouts for the Giants. Teams are allowed to have the players in the building for six hours per day for 10 OTA sessions, the first of which is Monday. No pads are allowed, other than protective knee and..." May 22

  • Giants bringing Devin Taylor in for a visit

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants have written big checks lately for pass-rushing defensive ends, but they still need some depth. A league source confirms to PFT the Giants are bringing former Lions defensive end Devin Taylor for a visit." May 22

  • Gerald Hodges visiting Bills, Giants

    Pro Football Talk "The Gerald Hodges job tour continues. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the free-agent linebacker will visit the Bills today and the Giants on Tuesday. Hodges recently met with the Jets. Before that, he visited with the Chiefs and Seahawks." May 22

  • Justin Pugh sees himself in the “driver’s seat”

    Pro Football Talk "Justin Pugh is sniff ‘n’ the cash. “I’m sitting in the driver’s seat,’’ Pugh recently said regarding his contract situation, via Mark Canizzaro of the New York Post. Pugh enters the fifth year of his rookie deal, with free agency a year away. “I’ve played good football,’’ Pugh said. “I..." May 21

  • Giants sign sixth-rounder Adam Bisnowaty

    Pro Football Talk "When the offseason began, many people pointed to offensive line as an area where the Giants needed an upgrade. They didn’t do much about it in free agency as the only notable addition was former Charger D.J. Fluker and they waited until the sixth round of the draft to further bolster the group...." May 19

  • Geno Smith has all the incentive in the world to make most of second chance with Giants

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning never gets hurt. He has made an NFL-leading 199 consecutive regular season starts. That would be every start at quarterback for the Giants since Manning, 36, took over and started in Week 11 of his rookie 2004 season against Atlanta. It is a remarkable run. The Giants haven’t..." May 18

  • NFL owners expected to approve proposal reducing overtime to 10 minutes

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s overtime rules are expected to receive a major change in the form of how long the overtime period will last. NFL owners are expected to pass a proposal that would reduce the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 during regular season games, per Judy Battista of NFL Media. This was a..." May 17

  • Giants rookie's Mother's Day gift to his late mother is making the NFL

    CBS Sports "New York Giants rookie Dalvin Tomlinson is a second-round pick about to come into a hefty sum of money and an important role on one of the NFL's marquee teams. But this weekend, his first working with his new NFL team, is also a bittersweet one for Tomlinson because it's Mother's Day on Sunday...." May 14

  • Giants sign three after minicamp tryouts

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants held their rookie minicamp over the weekend and three players who tried out while it played out got good news from the team. The Giants announced that they have signed running back Khalid Abdullah, cornerback SaQwan Edwards and safety Trey Robinson to the 90-man roster. Abdullah..." May 14

  • Harlem native Jessamen Dunker feels at home with Giants

    New York Daily News "Jessamen Dunker’s hometown is listed officially as Boynton Beach, Fla. But the Giants undrafted free agent is actually from Harlem originally, and he’s now back home as an undrafted free agent battling for a roster spot along Big Blue’s offensive line. “My mom actually moved back up here. My..." May 14

  • Giants sign half of draft class, including Dalvin Tomlinson, Davis Webb, UDFAs

    Pro Football Talk "The New York Giants announced the signings of half of the six-man draft class on Thursday prior to the start of rookie mini-camp. Defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson (second round), quarterback Davis Webb (third round) and defensive end Avery Moss (fifth round) all signed their four-year..." May 12

  • Tracing the roots of Davis Webb’s quarterback ‘obsession’

    New York Post "Young Davis Webb was not happy. “Pissed,’’ Kevin Atkinson recalled. It was December of Webb’s sophomore year of high school in Keller, Texas. The Indians were coming off a disappointing season, having missed out on the playoffs, and Webb started railing at his lot in life after he was..." May 11

  • Giants agree to deal with second-rounder Dalvin Tomlinson

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants had a big need in the middle of the defensive line after Johnathan Hankins left. And after filling it early in the draft, they now have him under contract. According to Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record, the Giants have agreed to terms with second-round pick Dalvin Tomlinson." May 10

  • Giants owner says to pump the brakes on Davis Webb as 'heir' to Eli Manning

    CBS Sports "The expectations heaped on young quarterbacks in the NFL is always interesting to watch, because there's a sliding scale. If you are a first-round pick, expectations are very high. Second-round picks have fewer expectations, and third-round picks even less, until said third-round pick is taken by..." May 10

  • Alberto Riveron named NFL senior VP of officiating "The NFL has a new team atop their officiating department. According to a release sent out by the league Wednesday, Alberto Riveron was named the senior vice president of officiating, filling the role vacated by former officiating head Dean Blandino. Russell Yurk, an NFL replay veteran of..." May 10

  • Giants cool down their Davis Webb hype

    New York Post "Hold on a minute. Or an entire season. That is the plea of Giants co-owner John Mara, who certainly endorsed the selection of Davis Webb in the third round of the recently completed NFL draft. Endorsing Webb as a rookie quarterback entering the system is one thing; handing the keys to the..." May 09

  • New York Giants: Josh Johnson Is The ‘Slight Favorite’ To Win The Backup Quarterback Job

    Big Blue Unbiased "According to’s James Kratch, Josh Johnson is a “slight favorite” to win the backup quarterback job over Geno Smith for the New York Giants. I know, this isn’t invigorating news, but it’s May 8 – there’s nothing going on during football season at this time. Smith, who is making..." May 09

  • How this 'progressive' Giant has impressed Brandon Marshall

    Newark Star-Ledger "Brandon Marshall only needs four letters to sum up how his transition to the Giants from the Jets. "Easy," Marshall said with a laugh. "This is my fifth time doing it." The veteran wide receiver is no stranger to switching teams. He's been a Bronco, a Dolphin, a Bear, a Jet and now a Giant...." May 09

  • Justin Pugh likes how contracts for guards are looking these days

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants left guard Justin Pugh was asked Sunday if the free-agent spending spree on offensive linemen this offseason was encouraging as he enters the final year of his contract. "Do you even know who some of those guys are that were getting paid?" Pugh asked, only somewhat rhetorically. "I feel..." May 08

  • Davis Webb's ex-teammate says QB will benefit from sitting behind Eli Manning "Chad Hansen caught 92 passes from the Giants' quarterback of the future last season at Cal, and knows that Davis Webb is a "super-competitive" player. And that could make things tough for Webb, who figures to spend his first three NFL seasons standing on the sidelines waiting for his chance to..." May 07

  • Jamal Adams taking 'ugly' piece of Giants with him to begin Jets career

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Jets began their three-day rookie minicamp Friday, safety Jamal Adams was out there on the practice field, wearing No. 33. Adams, whom the Jets drafted sixth overall, never thought of wearing a different jersey number. "Not at all," he said. "It's always been a family number. Everybody..." May 06

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