Giants Rumors & News

  • CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL players

    CNN "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. The neurodegenerative brain disease can be found in individuals who have been exposed to..." July 25

  • Old-school Giants champions have this advice for 2017 squad

    New York Post "They are the old-school Giants of Bill Parcells with flashy Super Bowl rings to prove it. Their bond is tighter than wet rope and they still bleed blue when summer turns to fall. Their message to the 2017 Giants as they prepare for training camp is that the old guys are watching and they expect..." July 25

  • Giants WR Roger Lewis OVI Arrest Is BS ... Prosecutors Agree

    TMZ "NY Giants wide receiver Roger Lewis -- who was famously part of Odell Beckham's Miami yacht party -- claims his OVI arrest last month was unlawful ... and now he's essentially off the hook. We broke the story ... Lewis was stopped on June 4 in Reynoldsburg, Ohio when an officer said he was..." July 24

  • Ben McAdoo must decide whether to back up Landon Collins’ big talk

    New York Daily News "Ben McAdoo has a choice. When the Giants open training camp on Thursday, their second-year head coach can back up Landon Collins' bold talk from Friday, when the All-Pro strong safety said Big Blue will "take over" the NFC East. Or McAdoo can tone done the rhetoric and dismiss it as too early..." July 24

  • OBJ visits Texas cancer patient, thanks to social media

    Pro Football Talk "Say what you will about social media, but it allows for connections to be made that previously were impossible. Case in point, via NJ.com: Through social media, Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. learned about a boy in Texas with a rare form of cancer through social media. So Beckham visited..." July 23

  • Josh McCown respects Brandon Marshall’s dim view of the Jets

    ESPN "With vacation over, let's take a look at what's happening around the New York Jets, who report to training camp on Friday: 1. No Joshing around: Josh McCown has said all the right things since signing with the Jets, which is what you'd expect from a player with a sterling reputation as a..." July 23

  • Sterling Shepard looks to 'feast' inside with Engram

    NFL.com "Giants diehards and fantasy football fans aren't the only two cliques fantasizing about Big Blue's newfangled offense. One of New York's receivers can't hold back his excitement at the prospect of playing alongside Pro Bowl giants Odell Beckham and Brandon Marshall. "I'm very excited a part..." July 22

  • Giants safety Landon Collins says Cowboys won't win NFC East

    ESPN "The New York Giants-Dallas Cowboys rivalry is heating up before training camps even open. Giants safety Landon Collins responded confidently Friday at his Citi ProCamp about his team's chances after Dak Prescott said last week that the Cowboys would win the division. "I commented right..." July 22

  • Dwayne Harris: Cowboys 'look better than' Giants

    NFL.com "The war of words in the NFC East is underway. Last week, Dak Prescott, the rising sophomore of the division's defending champion Dallas Cowboys, made headlines when he declared on the hallowed ESPYs red carpet that Dallas would repeat as champs of the East. Having supreme confidence in your..." July 21

  • Brandon Marshall 'Don't Tell Me Geno Smith Is Better Than Kaepernick'

    TMZ "Geno Smith. Ryan Fitzpatrick. Matt Barkley. They have jobs. Colin Kaepernick doesn't. And it's not sitting right with Brandon Marshall. The Denver Broncos linebacker has been a staunch ally and friend of Colin's for years -- since they played together at Nevada back in college, where they..." July 21

  • Jason Pierre-Paul: Giants can be Super Bowl contenders

    New York Post "Jason Pierre-Paul has been around long enough to know the difference between real buzz and fake buzz. What he hears heading into this year’s training camp is legit buzz. “I think the key is we added a lot of guys and people are like ‘Wow, this year has to be a team that goes to a Super Bowl..." July 21

  • Giants co-owner Steve Tisch: Colin Kaepernick is not being blackballed

    Larry Brown Sports "Are NFL teams intentionally avoiding Colin Kaepernick because of his controversial political opinions, or is the quarterback simply not good enough to be on an NFL roster? That depends who you ask, but New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch believes the latter is true. A TMZ reporter asked Tisch..." July 20

  • Giants legend raves about ‘unbelievable’ spiritual successor

    New York Post "When the Giants used their first-round pick in the 2017 draft to select tight end Evan Engram, Mark Bavaro had one response: It’s about time. Bavaro, arguably the greatest tight end in Giants history, wondered why it had taken so long for the organization to use a high draft pick on a tight..." July 18

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • Eli, Ben, Rivers all poised to join the 50,000-yard club

    Pro Football Talk "Only six players in NFL history have passed for 50,000 yards. By the end of the 2017 season, there are likely to be nine members of the 50,000-yard club. And all three new additions come from the same first round in the draft. Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Philip Rivers are all within one..." July 15

  • Brandon Marshall: I wouldn’t have made it through entire season with Jets

    Pro Football Talk "Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall cut off his interview with a Boston radio station on Thursday when they continued to ask him questions about topics he said he wasn’t willing to discuss, but he was able to make it through the entire interview with a station closer to home. That meant there..." July 13

  • Giants Brandon Marshall walks out of Boston radio interview

    Sporting News "Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall cut short a contentious radio interview Thursday on Boston's WEEI after the hosts asked him about race and then a domestic violence issue in his past. “I’m not getting into the race card with you guys, if that’s what you want to do," Marshall told hosts..." July 13

  • Joe Montana really likes Odell Beckham Jr., but still isn't crazy about that boat trip

    CBS Sports "Like the rest of the football-watching world, Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana thinks Odell Beckham Jr. is a special talent. But Montana, who played in an era before social media documented a professional athlete's every move, wasn't a fan of Beckham's decision to party on a boat in Miami..." July 12

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • Giants receivers must prove they can dominate before earning NFL’s top billing

    New York Daily News "It's like Giants fans haven't learned. Last season's catastrophe on offense, despite teaming a healthy Victor Cruz with Odell Beckham Jr. and rookie Sterling Shepard, somehow hasn't stopped the bluest bleeders from hyping up the 2017 receiving corps as a record-breaking group before a down is..." July 11

  • Giants teammate says Eli Manning is like LeBron James

    Sporting News "If you were asked to compare Eli Manning to any athlete, LeBron James probably wouldn't be the first name to pop into your head. But Manning's teammate, Damon Harrison, did just that Monday on "Good Morning Football," and he actually made some sense in the process. Harrison brought up the..." July 10

  • Damon Harrison: Like Odell, I didn't want to be at OTAs

    NFL.com "If there is a single player on the Giants who had a problem with Odell Beckham skipping offseason training activities, they have yet to speak up. On Monday, star defensive tackle Damon Harrison offered the strongest counter punch in Beckham's favor to those suggesting the wide receiver needs to..." July 10

  • As Giants' Ben McAdoo turns 40, a look at how league's coaching ranks are getting younger

    New York Daily News "Ben McAdoo’s 40th birthday arrives Sunday with a dramatically new reality for a second-year head coach who not long ago was greener than the MetLife Stadium turf. Thirteen months back, McAdoo was a 38-year-old with big eyes and nothing to lose, coaching a 2016 team on a four-year playoff..." July 09

  • Mo Wilkerson puts a “red dot” on Justin Pugh over hat remark

    Newark Star-Ledger "Is it too early for preseason drama? No. No it is not. It looks like Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor won't be the only ones exchanging blows on Aug. 26. Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has apparently put the "red dot" on Giants guard Justin Pugh a month before their annual..." July 08

  • Brandon Marshall is getting advice from his new quarterback on Facetime

    CBS Sports "We're right smack in the middle of that long, languid period between mini-camp and training camp, and that means players from each team are strewn all over the world while getting themselves ready for the next stage of the offseason. But just because they're not in the same room, doesn't mean they..." July 07

  • Giants swooped in and signed Eric Pinkins before Eagles could

    Newark Star-Ledger "Eric Pinkins has bounced from team to team and position to poition in his brief NFL career. He's hoping he finally has a home as a safety for the Giants. A sixth-round pick by the Seahawks in 2014, Pinkins has spent time at safety, cornerback and linebacker during his NFL career. He joined the..." July 06

  • Eli Apple learning from two-time Super Bowl champ Logan Ryan

    ESPN "It’s Year 2 of the cornerback progression. Eli Apple's rookie season had many ups and downs, including several injuries and struggles to keep on weight. Apple played in 14 games – 11 starts -- and recorded 51 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble. He earned a 55.9 grade from Pro..." July 02

  • Giants punter: My Nicki Minaj shoutout makes position ‘cool’

    New York Post "If you doubted the “cool” factor of NFL punters, Brad Wing will make you think again. The third-year Giant earned major style points Friday when Nicki Minaj gave Wing a personal shoutout in her newly released hit single, “Skrt On Me,” with Calvin Harris. The rapper drew special attention to..." July 01

  • Giants memorabilia case has a second curious email

    Pro Football Talk "The list of hard-to-explain emails in the memorabilia fraud case against the Giants has doubled, at a minimum. In addition to the 2010 message from quarterback Eli Manning to Giants equipment director Joe Skiba, in which Manning asks for “2 helmets that can pass as game used” (the Giants claim..." June 30

  • Game-worn 2004 Eli Manning helmet allegedly lacks 2004 helmet decal

    Washington Post "The helmet is the trademark metallic blue of the New York Giants, and Eli Manning’s autograph stretches across the top in silver. Next to the “ny” logo are two words, also in silver, that increase the helmet’s value exponentially: “Game Used.” The helmet dates from 2004 — Manning’s rookie..." June 30

  • Giants defense only scratched the surface: Steve Spagnuolo

    New York Post "A youngster asked for a picture with Steve Spagnuolo, and when the Giants’ defensive coordinator obliged, the kid not only was appreciative for the photo op, but also something else. “Thanks for making our defense better,’’ the young boy said. Spagnuolo smiled. “I do think it’s important,..." June 29

  • Eli Manning has no doubt Odell Beckham will be ready

    Pro Football Talk "Giants receiver Odell Beckham skipped voluntary workouts this offseason, but quarterback Eli Manning isn’t concerned about the two of them being ready to go when the season starts. “Odell and I, we talk constantly, and he’s up front with me about what his plans are, when he’s going to be there..." June 27

  • Brandon Jacobs thinks current Giants team has what it takes to win another Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Only one team has stopped Tom Brady and Co. in the Super Bowl—twice, in fact—and former running back Brandon Jacobs was part of both those Big Blue title teams, in the 2007-08 and 2011-12 seasons. Jacobs knows what it takes to topple the defending champion Patriots, and he says the current..." June 27

  • Justin Pugh downplays Odell Beckham skipping OTAs

    NFL.com "New York Giants guard Justin Pugh thinks the Odell Beckham offseason mini-drama might have been unfair to the star wideout. "Odell, I've been with him for three, four years now. I know how he is," Pugh said on NFL Network's Good Morning Football Monday. "It's gotta be tough being him though. I..." June 26

  • Giants assistant who coached Janoris Jenkins with Rams sees major improvement

    Newark Star-Ledger "Tim Walton was the Rams' defensive coordinator in 2013 when Janoris Jenkins was a second-year cornerback bubbling with potential but lacking consistency. Walton wasn't retained after one season with the Rams, eventually landing as the Giants' cornerbacks coach in 2015. When Jenkins became a..." June 25

  • Giants fan gets Odell Beckham’s face, famous catch tattooed on arm

    New York Daily News "Odell Beckham’s unforgettable catch is now the subject of an unforgettable tattoo. One die-hard Giants fan loves the play so much that they got it permanently drawn on their arm, just below a tattoo of Beckhams’ face. “I have the best fans in the world.. wild!” the Giants superstar wide..." June 24

  • Devin Taylor could prove to be 'great signing' at bargain price for Giants

    ESPN "The signing of defensive end Devin Taylor could turn out to be a monumental bargain for the New York Giants. Or the former Detroit Lion might not be on their roster this season. It can go either way. This is what Taylor’s contract dictates. He signed a minimum salary benefit one-year deal on..." June 23

  • Giants Not Prioritizing Odell Beckham Deal

    Pro Football Rumors "Amid questions over whether the Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. would stage a holdout this summer, co-owner John Mara said earlier this month that he wants the wide receiver to spend his entire career with Big Blue. Beckham went on to downplay concerns over his current situation – he could play the next..." June 23

  • It doesn't sound like Giants are going to get an offseason Beckham contract done

    CBS Sports "There is an asinine narrative floating around Odell Beckham Jr. that involves questioning whether the wide receiver should be a part of the Giants' long-term plans. People like to get concerned with Beckham's off-field antics and question whether he's mature enough to be a franchise..." June 23

  • John Mara says Eli Manning has “a lot of years left”

    Pro Football Talk "In 2014, Giants co-owner John Mara said Eli Manning was still “in his prime and still has a lot of good years left.” Three years later, Mara has repeated the same. “We think he’s got a lot of years left in him,” Mara told WFAN on Thursday, via Dan Duggan of the Newark Star-Ledger. The..." June 22

  • Giants owner: 'I wish we had another dozen players like' Beckham

    Newark Star-Ledger "How does Giants co-owner John Mara feel about star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.? "I wish we had another dozen players like him," Mara said during an interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN on Thursday afternoon. While a dozen players with Beckham's talent is a tantalizing thought, the Giants..." June 22

  • Eli Manning fake memorabilia trial delayed indefinitely

    USA Today "The trial over a lawsuit that accuses the New York Giants, quarterback Eli Manning, equipment manager Joe Skiba and others of knowingly creating and distributing fake memorabilia has been delayed indefinitely, reports Newsday. On June 9, New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court Judge James J...." June 22

  • Giants' Odell Beckham will monitor contract negotiations of this WR closely

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry have been close friends since they worked together to perfect their one-handed catches at LSU. They refer to one another as brothers and have remained tight as they have set NFL records in their first three..." June 21

  • OBJ: Giants' WR tandem will be 'trouble' for defenses

    NFL.com "On paper, there's no question the New York Giants should be harder to cover this year than last year. Odell Beckham should just now be rounding into his athletic peak, Brandon Marshall should represent a decent upgrade over the departed Victor Cruz and Sterling Shepard should be one of the more..." June 20

  • New York Giants’ legend Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to DWI in Florida crash

    New York Daily News "Football legend Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty Monday to driving while under the influence after he sideswiped a cop car and a motor home in Florida last year. The 58-year-old former Giants linebacker will get a year of probation and must pay roughly $1,500 in fines and court fees as a result..." June 20

  • Jonathan Casillas' Giants outlook: 'It's all set up for us' in 2017

    Newark Star-Ledger "The goal of Jonathan Casillas' annual 'Forward Progress' camp is for kids in his hometown to keep moving forward and growing in all areas of their lives. The linebacker believes the Giants are in position to do the same this fall after experiencing a taste of success with last year's wild card..." June 19

  • Sullivan: Longtime NFL assistant coach with Giants, Jets facing fight of his life

    North Jersey "There was a time Denny Marcin could keep pace with some of the greatest defensive players the NFL has ever known, pushing Lawrence Taylor through practice when he coached him at the University of North Carolina, prodding Michael Strahan when the two worked together with the New York..." June 18

  • Odell Beckham: I’ve never been as ready for a season as I am now

    Newark Star-Ledger "Odell Beckham Jr. vowed to be better than ever. At least in terms of preparation, the wideout believes he is. And if that translates into on-field results for the Giants that mesh with how Beckham feels? It's a thought that should terrify opposing defenses. "In every which way, I just..." June 18

  • Davis Webb’s Giants initiation came suddenly, and with T-Pain

    New York Post "Davis Webb figured he would not have to sing anything in front of his new Giants teammates until training camp this summer. So he was in for quite a surprise Thursday when that ol’ rascal Eli Manning instructed the rookie quarterback to get up and belt one out on the third and final day of..." June 16

  • Ben McAdoo changes oft-mocked hairstyle to slick look

    Yardbarker "Ben McAdoo may really be turning into “Benny with the Good Hair.” McAdoo is entering his second season as the New York Giants’ head coach, and he’s doing so with a new ‘do. Take a look at the head coach’s new slicked-back hairstyle. This is a big development when you consider how much..." June 16

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