Giants Rumors & News

  • No-fer! Victor Cruz deems opener against Lions a ‘must-win’

    New York Post "After what the Giants went through last season, Victor Cruz isn’t afraid to label this year’s season opener a must-win game. An ugly 0-6 start in 2013 all but guaranteed the Giants a second consecutive year without a playoff berth, which is why Cruz and others said Monday that it’s crucial Big..." September 02

  • Mathias Kiwanuka thinks Giants have one of the best defenses in NFL

    Newark Star-Ledger "The way that veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka sees it, the Giants had a good defense last season. They finished eighth in the NFL in total defense. With some new and healthy pieces, they should be improved this year. Better than eighth would make them one of the top defenses in the..." September 02

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    Josina Anderson @JosinaAnderson

    Source: OL Adam Gettis is scheduled to visit & workout for the NY #Giants on Tuesday.

  • Giants bring Michael Cox back to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The arrival of Andre Williams in the 2014 draft helped squeeze 2013 seventh-round pick Michael Cox off of the Giants’ 53-man roster, but Cox won’t be far away should the Giants decide they want him back on Sundays this fall. Cox was one of seven players added to the team’s practice squad. Cox..." September 01

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Will Odell Beckham practice this week? "I doubt that very much," Coughlin said. "He may be a couple, three weeks away."

  • NY Giants rebuilt defense ready to tackle challenge of Calvin Johnson and Lions talented offense

    New York Daily News "For all the justifiable concern about the miserable summer for the Giants’ offense, it’s been easy to forget what the franchise did during the offseason: Spent a ton of money with a majority of it going to the defense. That defense, led by what could be one of the best secondaries the Giants..." September 01

  • Giants keep some young projects instead of veterans

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants cut some big names, but kept some young players who fit their mold of finding talent in unusual places. They were able to keep undrafted rookie wide receiver Corey Washington and defensive end Kerry Wynn, after explosive preseason performances. Washington had 10 catches for 155..." August 31

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Coughlin: “Preston also has the PR/KR ability. Right now that’s very critical for us, because Odell Beckham was going to be the PR.” #giants

  • Giants place Mario Manningham, Trindon Holliday on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants brought back Super Bowl hero Mario Manningham this offseason after he spent two injury-plagued seasons in San Francisco, but he couldn’t stay healthy enough to make the club. According to multiple reports, the Giants will place Manningham on injured reserve on Saturday because of a..." August 30

  • Kellen Davis done in New York

    Pro Football Talk "It’s still unclear who’ll emerge as the top tight end for the Giants this year. It’s becoming more clear who won’t. Kellen Davis is the latest to be release, joining Dickensian antagonist Xavier Grimble as former Giants tight ends. Davis had three catches for 12 yards in five preseason games...." August 30

  • Giants brush off Curtis Painter, keeping just two QBs

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants are working (slowly, painfully) on a new offense. And they’re only going to keep two quarterbacks to run it. According to, quarterback Curtis Painter is among the early cuts for the Giants." August 30

  • Idonije out in New York

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants’ march to 53 includes a veteran defensive lineman who possibly is reaching the end of an intriguing road in professional football. Per a league source, veteran defensive lineman Israel Idonije has been cut by the Giants. He played at the University of Manitoba and wasn’t invited..." August 30

  • Eli Manning held to zero yards passing in Giants ugly final tune-up in win over Pats

    New York Post "The first pass of the night from Eli Manning was behind Rueben Randle, who could have made the catch, but did not. The second pass, aimed at Randle on the right side, looked as if the two had never met each other. “I thought, he thought, those kinds of things,’’ Tom Coughlin said with more than..." August 29

  • Giants’ Henry Hynoski era may be over after shoulder injury

    New York Post "The closest competition this summer was at fullback, where Henry Hynoski and John Conner battled for one roster spot. Hynoski appeared to have the edge heading into Friday night’s preseason finale but he didn’t make it out of the second quarter, leaving early with a shoulder injury in the Giants’..." August 29

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    As NYG cut roster to 53, I'm told it's likely -- but not certain -- they'll use short term IR on Geoff Schwartz. If so, return = Week 9.

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    John Jerry, the Giants' presumed starting LG, played 56 of the Giants' 63 offensive plays last night. Giants felt he needed the work.

  • Ryan Nassib appears locked in as backup after ‘big jump’

    New York Post "When Tom Coughlin describes Ryan Nassib, it’s not very exciting. But it is complimentary. “He works at it,’’ the Giants coach said of the second-year quarterback. “He’s a worker, a grinder and doesn’t have a lot of emotion, whether it be good or bad.’’ This was a big summer for Nassib,..." August 28

  • Antrel Rolle frustrated with one of Giants cuts

    New York Post "Charles James is gone. And Antrel Rolle is not happy about it. The Giants on Tuesday trimmed 15 players off their roster to go from 90 players to 75, and the mild surprise was the departure of James, a 23-year-old cornerback who played in 12 games last season and was one of the most spirited..." August 27

  • Geoff Schwartz’s dislocated toe is just a ‘minor setback’ and won’t miss as much time as feared

    New York Daily News "Injured Giants guard Geoff Schwartz got good news on Monday when he learned his toe injury was “just a minor setback” and that he may even be back sometime next month. Schwartz, who dislocated his right big toe on Friday night, will not even need surgery for his injury, according to the Giants...." August 27

  • Broncos trade for Giants kicker Brandon McManus "Glory of glories: We have a kicker trade! The Denver Broncos have swung a deal with the New York Giants to acquire the undrafted Brandon McManus, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, per a Broncos source. ESPN first reported the news. McManus was expected to be waived by Big Blue. Not wanting..." August 26

  • Giants announce roster cuts; 75-man roster set "The Giants today made 15 transactions to reach the NFL roster limit of 75 players in advance of the 4 p.m. deadline. Two players were placed on injured reserve: safety Cooper Taylor, who injured the sesamoid bone in his left foot in Indianapolis on Aug. 16, and wide receiver Marcus Harris, who..." August 26

  • Guard Geoff Schwartz injury update "Giants guard Geoff Schwartz had his dislocated right big toe examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte yesterday afternoon. Following the examination, it was determined that Schwartz will remain in a walking boot for approximately 7-10 days and then begin a rehabilitation program. After that,..." August 26

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Giants pick Josh Brown over Brandon McManus at kicker

    Pro Football Talk "With an offense that may make the team’s kicker as underutilized as the Maytag repairman, the Giants nevertheless need to have at least one kicker on the roster. The Giants have entrusted that duty, for now, to veteran Josh Brown. Per a league source, rookie Brandon McManus will be..." August 26

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    RB Peyton Hillis (foot/ankle) returned to practice today. “Oh my goodness," he said. "It was nice."

  • Giants’ Corey Washington is having a Victor Cruz-like preseason

    Pro Football Talk "In Giants camp, they know a thing or two about undrafted rookie wide receivers becoming stars. Much in the same way Victor Cruz captured their imaginations with a stellar preseason in 2010, the Giants have another small-college standout who could make a difference for them. Corey Washington..." August 24

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Tom Coughlin begins with praise of Rueben Randle's play in Friday night's game.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Giants have sent G Geoff Schwartz to a foot specialist following his MRI on his dislocated toe today. It does not sound good.

  • Giants guard Geoff Schwartz exits with dislocated toe

    New York Post "The Giants’ offensive line looked disjointed and out of sync — where have we heard that before? — in the first half of Friday night’s 35-24 preseason victory over the Jets, and then took a big hit when left guard Geoff Schwartz went out with a dislocated toe on his right foot. Schwartz was hurt..." August 23

  • Manning, Giants show signs of life in win over Jets

    New York Post "Time was running short and the offense was nearly running on empty. If Eli Manning and his offensive mates were going to squeeze anything positive out of Friday night’s preseason showing against the Jets, it would have to be late in the second quarter, backed up on their own 9-yard line. The..." August 23

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    No surprises on the 'will not play' list: Beckham, Prince, Charles Brown, Hosley, Holliday, Brewer, Hillis, Grimble, Taylor, Beason #giants

  • NY Giants RB Andre Williams: It was not trash talk

    New York Daily News "Andre Williams never meant to cause any harm. Just after midnight on Thursday, a little more than a day after he had said just enough to set Rex Ryan off, the Giants’ rookie running back took to Twitter to try to clear up that he had never tried to talk trash to the Jets, although he did add..." August 22

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Former Giants RB David Wilson to pursue Olympic dream in triple jump

    USA Today "David Wilson’s NFL career is over, but that doesn’t mean his athletic career is. The New York Giants’ first-round pick in 2012 gracefully announced his retirement from the NFL two weeks ago after doctors advised him that he shouldn’t risk further contact that could aggravate a serious neck..." August 18

  • Salty Coughlin on Giants offense: ‘They better’ get it together

    New York Post "Eli Manning said he sees signs the Giants’ offense is getting better. Despite the dismal results, Victor Cruz said, “I’m not concerned’’ and that “there were definitely some positive things out there’’ as he evaluated the most recent preseason stinker. Tom Coughlin said something quite..." August 18

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    Jennings. This is one of the few certainties. RT @atrotta130: @DanGrazianoESPN who do you think gets bulk of the carries come week 1?

  • For NY Giants safety Cooper Taylor, trouble may be afoot

    New York Daily News "The Giants secondary is now dealing with two significant losses. On Sunday, Tom Coughlin revealed that safety Cooper Taylor could miss “significant time” after suffering a serious foot injury in Saturday’s win over the Colts. Taylor left the stadium on crutches, his left foot in a walking..." August 18

  • Eli Manning, Giants offense awful in exhibition win over Colts

    New York Post "Victor Cruz described it as “fun’’ late Saturday night watching the Giants’ backups overcome a 26-0 fourth quarter deficit to overtake and beat the Colts 27-26 in a wild preseason game at Lucas Oil Stadium. “I had a blast watching them at the end,’’ Cruz said of seeing the youngsters stage the..." August 17

  • Eli Manning’s not worried about the Giants offense

    New York Daily News "The new Giants offense that Ben McAdoo was installing was supposed to help “fix” Eli Manning after his disastrous performance last season. And maybe it eventually will. But right now, with just one significant preseason game left, the Giants’ quarterback doesn’t look very good and doesn’t look..." August 17

  • ‘You’re going to think about it': Rueben Randle has Super dreams

    New York Post "Rueben Randle looked up the other day during training camp practice and spotted on the sideline what he admits was an NFL receiver’s all-time snapshot. He saw Plaxico Burress talking with David Tyree talking with Mario Manningham, a three-way conversation that got Randle dreaming. “You’re going..." August 16

  • Now with NY Giants, Walter Thurmond making a name for himself outside of Legion of Boom

    New York Daily News "For four years, he was just another member of the Legion of Boom. Walter Thurmond III was destined to be a mere Richard Sherman prop, toiling in relative anonymity behind the brashest cornerback in the NFL. But this is the year that all changes. On another coast, in another division, playing..." August 15

  • Jerry Reese: If Manning, JPP play well, we can be really good

    Pro Football Talk "There were a lot of things wrong with the Giants in 2013 and any discussion of those flaws has to include the play of quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Manning threw 27 interceptions and Pierre-Paul was a shell of his explosive self after offseason back surgery,..." August 15

  • Ryan Nassib in danger of not making Giants' 53-man roster

    Newark Star-Ledger "A few days ago this would have seemed impossible. Now, not so much. Coach Tom Coughlin would prefer keeping two quarterbacks. Curtis Painter has served as the No. 2 this week. You do the math. It's still unlikely Nassib gets cut, but not completely out of the question right now. The 2013..." August 15

  • Giants may have found hidden gem in WR Washington

    New York Post "The position, the highlight-reel catches, and overlooked and undrafted status have brought on the inevitable question: Is Corey Washington the next Victor Cruz? And even if the Giants’ surprising wideout is a long way from that, he has been the early star of training camp. After being cut..." August 13

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

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    Ebenezer Samuel @ebenezersamuel

    Remember Odell Beckham? He will practice tomorrow on individual basis. Progress!

  • Adrien Robinson says he won't be last on TE depth chart for long

    Newark Star-Ledger "Less than an hour after he left the field, Adrien Robinson was still bothered by a short pass near the Pittsburgh sideline that he dropped. The quick route, on a second-and-8 with 10:25 to go in the third, allowed him some room to run. Had be broken a tackle, he could have picked up a first..." August 10

  • Giants still unsure what they have with their offensive line

    Newark Star-Ledger "Midway through the second quarter on Saturday night, Giants quarterback Eli Manning was on the sideline in a hat. His helmet would serve strictly as a headset for the remainder of the evening. Manning was done working against the Pittsburgh Steelers, having barely broken a sweat while..." August 10

  • Giants new-look offense struggles in win over Steelers

    New York Post "Nothing. That’s what Eli Manning accomplished Saturday night with his passing game — and that never has happened before. This is Manning’s 11th season and in every game, every preseason affair, he always has left the field managing to complete at least one pass. That’s not too much to ask, but..." August 10

  • With one rush, Jennings shows Giants they can dream big

    New York Post "It was a “wow” moment on an otherwise dull night. Rashad Jennings took a handoff from Eli Manning and jolted the sleepy MetLife Stadium crowd awake. Big Blue’s new running back took a simple straight away handoff from Eli Manning, burst threw a canyon-sized hole up the middle and exploded to..." August 10