Giants Rumors & News

  • Rookie could push Andre Williams off the Giants

    New York Post "Running backs Returning players: Rashad Jennings, Shane Vereen, Andre Williams, Orleans Darkwa, Nikita Whitlock Key newcomers: Bobby Rainey (free agent), Paul Perkins (draft, fifth round), Will Johnson (free agent) Assessment: This is mostly the same ol’ same ol’ for the Giants. Their..." June 28

  • Eli Manning: I'm looking forward to making playoffs

    NFL.com "The New York Giants have not made the postseason the past four years, their longest drought since a 17-season dry spell that spanned three different decades (1964-1980 if you want the specifics). A disappointing 6-10 campaign last year resulted in coach Tom Coughlin getting axed and a gargantuan..." June 28

  • NFL offseason arrests less frequent than years past

    Sportsnaut "Negative press dominates headlines, but the NFL is seeing a positive development when it comes to players getting arrested in the offseason. As detailed by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, only nine NFL players have been arrested this year since January 1, which is down from 13 last year, 21..." June 27

  • NFL owners haul in $222.6 million each for 2015 shared revenue

    Sportsnaut "The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a..." June 27

  • Who and where the Giants might make a move this summer

    Newark Star-Ledger "Before the Giants ever took the field for a training camp practice last summer they made a move to bolster the competition and roster. Wide receiver James Jones was added to the mix. "That'll create some competition," general manager Jerry Reese said at the time. "There's the three, four, five..." June 27

  • Report: Giants ‘still have interest’ in Eugene Monroe

    Sportsnaut "Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman and medical marijuana advocate Eugene Monroe may be getting back into the NFL. The New York Giants are looking for offensive line depth and are reportedly interested in Monroe. “This is the position most likely to add a player who may contribute before..." June 26

  • Peyton Manning says he will be rooting for six teams in 2016

    College Spun "Peyton Manning’s retirement from the NFL has apparently increased his fandom of the league. The former Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback revealed earlier this week that he’ll be rooting for six different teams this fall. Those teams: Broncos, Colts, Giants, Texans,..." June 26

  • Herschel Walker Says He's Blackballed from Speaking Gigs By Anti-Trumpers

    Breit Bart "NFL Great Herschel Walker was one of the early Trump supporters out of the gate but now he says he is losing speaking gigs by anti-Trumpers who are blackballing him. Walker, a running back for such teams as the Minnesota Vikings and the Dallas Cowboys, recently told gossip site TMZ he has had..." June 26

  • Michael Strahan Does Not Miss His Old Show

    Uproxx "Remember the Michael Strahan/Kelly Ripa beef that had daytime television all in a tizzy? Here’s an abridged version: Strahan allegedly blindsided Ripa by not telling her that he was going to leave Live! With Kelly And Michael for Good Morning America. Then, Ripa threw some serious shade at..." June 24

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • Giants minicamp observations on cornerbacks, pass rush, trick plays

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eli Apple had a good day Wednesday in the Giants' second practice of minicamp. The first-round pick got significant time with the first team - the most he has had by his estimation this spring, he said - and made a handful of plays throughout the session, including one against Odell Beckham..." June 19

  • Giants DC mistakes rookie Sterling Shepard for Odell Beckham Jr.

    Sportsnaut "Do the New York Giants have another Odell Beckham Jr. on their hands? This could be the case considering defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo had to do a double-take after watching tape and mistaking rookie Sterling Shepard for OBJ." June 19

  • Giants claim QB Logan Thomas off waviers

    Today's Pigskin "One day after being placed on waivers by the Miami Dolphins, Logan Thomas has been claimed by the New York Giants. A former fourth-round pick by the Arizona Cardinals out of Virginia Tech, he was never able to show an ability to adapt to the quick pace of the NFL and has only appeared in one..." June 17

  • Jason Pierre-Paul warns rookies about having too much time on their hands

    CBS Sports "It's been almost a year since Giants pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a serious hand injury during a fireworks accident. He missed eight games in 2015 and when he returned, he didn't have full use of his hand during games because it was taped into a club. As a result, he finished the year..." June 17

  • Report: Giants, 49ers, Seahawks linked to Monroe

    The Score "A market for Eugene Monroe's services appears to be taking shape just one day following his release from the Baltimore Ravens. The veteran offensive tackle is generating interest from both the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, while the Seattle Seahawks have held internal discussions,..." June 16

  • For Giants defense, Steve Spagnuolo says worst is in the past

    New York Daily News "The numbers and words hovered over the Giants like a dark cloud all offseason and weighed on Steve Spagnuolo like an anchor. The Giants were the worst defense in the NFL last season. They had one of the worst defensive seasons in NFL history. But Spagnuolo has made one thing clear: Those bad..." June 16

  • Giants looking to sign OT Eugene Monroe after veteran gets released by the Ravens

    New York Daily News "The Giants have spent the offseason looking for an upgrade at right tackle. Now, with the offseason almost over, they may have found their man. Moments after veteran tackle Eugene Monroe was released by the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, the Giants began their pursuit of the 29-year-old,..." June 16

  • Giants first-round pick Eli Apple is turning heads at practice

    New York Post "The second day of the Giants’ minicamp was a good one for cornerback Eli Apple, the rookie first-round pick from Ohio State. He made several plays and afterward stated, “I think today was a pretty solid day on my part.” Indeed. Apple leaped to knock away a floating Eli Manning pass..." June 16

  • Report: Ravens cut Monroe after trade talks with Giants fall through

    The Score "The Baltimore Ravens have released offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, citing sources. The Ravens attempted to trade Monroe, but talks with the New York Giants reportedly fell through. Schefter identifies the Giants, San Diego Chargers, and Seattle Seahawks - all..." June 15

  • Lawrence Taylor -- Joe Theismann Should Thank Me ... For Snapping His Leg!

    TMZ "Lawrence Taylor says he did Joe Theismann a HUGE FAVOR by snapping the QB's leg back in 1985 ... and he's dead serious about it. LT was speaking at the Bronko Nagurski Charlotte TD Club Luncheon in North Carolina on Tuesday when he was asked how the incident impacted his life. Instead, LT..." June 15

  • Jason Pierre-Paul's lawsuit vs. Adam Schefter to go to trial during 2017 preseason

    Sporting News "One key date in the 2017 NFL preseason has been set. Jason Pierre-Paul's lawsuit against ESPN reporter Adam Schefter will go to trial next August after a federal judge ignored requests by both parties to delay court proceedings until after the NFL season. U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke..." June 15

  • Giants' Odell Beckham laments Kardashian-like attention: 'Be careful what you ask for'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Odell Beckham Jr. would prefer you not keep up him. At least, not as much as you may wish to. The Giants' star wide receiver spoke to reporters Tuesday for the first time since his brief (and meaningless) absence from a voluntary offseason practice was sandwiched by juicy headlines and..." June 15

  • Victor Cruz returns to the practice field

    Big Blue View "It had been so long since he took the field with his New York Giants teammates that when Victor Cruz took the field for individual drills at the start of Tuesday's minicamp the sight of No. 80 was greeted with calls of "who's the new guy?" from his teammates. Cruz took part in a couple of..." June 14

  • Five questions for Giants with minicamp upon us

    New York Daily News "The soundtrack is the first thing that jumps out about the Ben McAdoo Era. It's loud and thumping and the music is eclectic, and it doesn't stop when the football drills begin. Watching practice can be like a game of Name That Tune, especially when the TV theme songs start playing during his..." June 14

  • Giants Co-Owner Trusts Odell Beckham Will Be Impervious to Kardashian Curse

    The Big Lead "TMZ caught up with Giants co-owner Steve Tisch at a parking garage somewhere, and they asked him about recent news of Odell Beckham Jr. canoodling with Khloe Kardashian. “Odell’s pretty smart,” Tisch said. “Odell can make his own decisions. I trust him … " June 12

  • Wide receiver Victor Cruz says he might participate in Giants minicamp

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Giants close out their offseason program this week with mandatory minicamp at the Quest Diagnostic Training Center, wide receiver Victor Cruz may be doing some real work with his teammates. He could be practicing to some degree for the first time since last November. Cruz has spent..." June 12

  • Giants guard John Jerry has 'career-changing' offseason

    Newark Star-Ledger "Entering his seventh professional season and on the verge of turning 30 later this month, Giants offensive lineman John Jerry thinks he's finally found the magic antidote. He's convinced what he did this offseason is about to take his game to an unforeseen level. Jerry spent eight weeks..." June 10

  • One of Janoris Jenkins’ exes wants in on new contract

    New York Post "A mother of new Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins’ children wants a bigger cut of his big new paycheck. According to TMZ, Sontaevia Armstrong has filed paperwork in Florida seeking a hike in Jenkins’ $4,000 monthly child support payment in the wake of the five-year, $62.5 million deal Big Blue..." June 09

  • Jason Pierre-Paul planning to do PSAs to warn kids of dangers of fireworks in advance of 4th of July: sources

    New York Daily News "In his first interview after his return to the Giants last October, standing in front of his locker and holding his mangled right hand, Jason Pierre-Paul was asked what he’d say to the children. So many look up to him. They all knew what he had done. And as obvious as the message was, it needed..." June 08

  • NFL owners, coaches say a developmental league is needed and here's what's brewing

    CBS Sports "The limos were lined up bumper-to-bumper around the sprawling driveway and the private planes waited on tarmacs nearby as NFL owners scrambled to get back home after wrapping up another league meeting. In a nearby ballroom, commissioner Roger Goodell began addressing the media, his statements..." June 07

  • NFL Twitter Hacked, Announces Roger Goodell's Death

    Deadspin "Some gremlin got access to the NFL’s Twitter account today and announced the death of commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL PR flack Brian McCarthy quickly corrected the record: The other two tweets were also deleted. The NFL appears to have regained control of its account. The fake cause of..." June 07

  • 20 Different Players to Take Part in Celebrity Family Feud NFL Edition This Summer

    Total Pro Sports "If you enjoyed the Gronkowski Family‘s appearance on Celebrity Family Feud last summer, you’ll love what the NFL has in store for you this year. ABC is mixing up the format of Celebrity Family Feud for Season 2. While many of the episodes will feature celebrities and their actual families, a..." June 07

  • Giants’ maligned tackle: How could I play this long if I stink?

    New York Post "Marshall Newhouse started 14 games for the Giants last season. By now, many observers figured there would be a new right tackle on the scene, but there is not. On Monday, Newhouse again lined up with the starters during another Organized Team Activity practice. “I’m going into my seventh year,..." June 07

  • NFL curious about marijuana as potential medical alternative

    Sporting News "While it’s not saying so publicly, the NFL is exploring the viability of marijuana as a medical option for its players. In a profile on Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe’s marijuana advocacy, the Washington Post reports NFL senior vice president for player health and safety Jeff Miller and..." June 07

  • What do the Giants really have with Ryan Nassib?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The intrigue of the unknown endures with the quarterback who has become an expert on dissecting plays on the sideline iPad. It has been three years and the Giants still don't know what they have in quarterback Ryan Nassib other than a long-term backup. The indestructible Eli Manning won't allow..." June 05

  • Tight end Matt LaCosse making early noise at Giants OTAs

    Newark Star-Ledger "The latest no-name tight end to bubble to the surface with the Giants may already be making his move at organized team activities. Matt LaCosse has consistently been making plays this spring, and earned a large chunk of first-team snaps during Wednesday's OTA workout which was open to the..." June 03

  • Former NFL punter says he was thrown out of Planet Fitness for 'excessive grunting'

    Fox Sports "Super Bowl champion and fitness fanatic Steve Weatherford went a little too hard in a Planet Fitness, and he posted a video last week after he says he was thrown out of the gym for "excessive breathing/grunting." "So I have trained at well over 1,000 gyms all over the world. Not 1 time have I..." June 03

  • Giants coach Ben McAdoo indifferent to rumored Beckham-Kardashian relationship

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham Jr. may or may not be dating Khloe Kardashian. His head coach with the Giants, Ben McAdoo, certainly doesn’t care. The Giants’ superstar is increasingly becoming a fixture in the gossip columns, first for his offseason plans to live with rapper Drake, and most recently with rumors..." June 02

  • Khloe Kardashian: I was just flirting with Odell Beckham

    Larry Brown Sports "Khloe Kardashian may have been backing it up all over Odell Beckham Jr. at a party last weekend, but she insists she is not dating the New York Giants superstar. On Wednesday, Kardashian seemingly responded to the rumors with a tweet: A few different gossip sites shared photos of Khloe and..." June 02

  • Odell Beckham Jr dating Khloe Kardashian?

    Larry Brown Sports "Khloe Kardashian recently re-filed for divorce from Lamar Odom, and rumors are swirling that she has already moved on to yet another professional athlete. MediaTakeOut.com is reporting that Kardashian is dating New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. The gossip publication claims the..." June 01

  • O-line continuity — which every team craves — could bite Giants

    New York Post "Continuity is a great thing as far as familiarity and comfort — traits especially welcome along an offensive line, where five players must think and act as one. As former Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi always said, it is just like the fingers on a hand working together to form a..." May 31

  • New York/New Jersey Super Bowl 2.0? Giants and Jets plan for another bid for NFL's showcase game

    New York Daily News "Are you ready for another Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium? Giants co-owner John Mara told the Daily News that the Giants and Jets have informed the NFL they are interested in hosting either Super Bowl LVI in 2022 or Super Bowl LVII in 2023. As this point, it’s more of a “placeholder,” Mara said,..." May 29

  • The Giants need Ben McAdoo to be more than his playbook

    SB Nation "Last summer in Giants workouts, receiver Odell Beckham Jr., was constantly exalted. His radiant rookie season was complete. His encore was eagerly anticipated. Ben McAdoo, then the Giants offensive coordinator, was one of few who spoke forcefully about the need for Beckham's feet to remain..." May 28

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Annie Apple, Mother of Giants' Top Pick Eli Apple, Will Be a Contributor on Sunday NFL Countdown

    The Big Lead "Annie Apple has seen the biggest leap in draft stock from mid-April to now, surpassing any of the players who were known commodities heading into the draft. The mother of New York Giants’ first round pick Eli Apple made a name for herself by calling out complaints about her son’s cooking, talking..." May 24

  • Eli Apple's mom to join ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown

    The Score "New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple's mom, Annie, will join the cast of ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown in September as a contributor, the network confirmed on Monday. Apple will "offer player profiles and other stories" on the network's flagship NFL program, another step in the growing media..." May 23

  • Giants S Cooper Taylor out until camp after sports hernia surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The Giants dealt with a slew of injuries at safety last year, leaving them without a consistent pair in the back end of their defense on their way to a third straight losing season. They head into this season with Landon Collins set as the starter at one spot and a group of players vying for..." May 23

  • Giants' Rodgers-Cromartie absent from OTAs

    The Score "New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was not present at the team's OTA practice Monday. It's unknown why Rodgers-Cromartie was absent from the workout as there's been no reports of injury or a contract holdout to date. Head coach Ben McAdoo did not sound pleased, however, when..." May 23

  • Former undrafted free agent Damon Harrison buys mom a house

    The Score "It's sounds like a cliche for professional athletes to buy their parents a new home after making it to the big leagues. In the NFL, unless you were picked among the top spots, that cliche just isn't a reality." May 22

  • Time to start thinking about life after Eli Manning

    New York Daily News "There are still two months and 10 days until the Giants report for training camp, and another 6 ½ weeks after that until Opening Day. A lot can happen between now and then and we still have a ton to learn about how Ben McAdoo is going to run the Giants. I'd say be patient, but … well, I know..." May 22

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