Jason Pierre-Paul RUMORS & NEWS

  • Unsigned Jason Pierre-Paul will not participate in Giants offseason workout program

    Newark Star-Ledger "As most of the Giants convened at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on Monday for the start of the "voluntary" offseason workout program, star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will stick to what he's been doing most of the winter and spring. Pierre-Paul will continue to work out away from the..." April 21

  • How the Giants' No. 9 pick could give them leverage in contract talks with Jason Pierre-Paul

    Newark Star-Ledger "While it may seem like a foregone conclusion that Jerry Reese and Tom Coughlin want to keep Jason Pierre-Paul in a Giants uniform for the foreseeable future, their reported willingness to use the franchise tag on their top defensive player can both make it easier to reach that goal and complicate..." March 01

  • Schefter: Giants plan to franchise Jason Pierre-Paul

    ESPN New York "Our man Adam Schefter reports this Monday morning that the New York Giants will use their franchise player designation on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul if the sides can't agree on a long-term deal before next Monday's franchise deadline. This is the latest and strongest confirmation of what..." February 23

  • Jason Pierre-Paul a candidate for Giants' franchise tag

    NFL.com "The New York Giants aren't going to allow impending free agent Jason Pierre-Paul to play in another uniform next season. Negotiations between the two sides have not yet begun, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports, via a source informed of the situation. Whether or not discussions pick up..." February 17

  • Giants can use franchise tag on Jason Pierre Paul, have until March 2 to make decision

    New York Daily News "The Giants say they want Jason Pierre-Paul back. And soon, they may have to prove it. On Monday, the two-week window during which teams can apply the franchise tag to their most coveted players opened. The Giants now have until March 2 to place the tag on JPP if they choose to. The Giants..." February 17

  • Jason Pierre-Paul has contract voided: What it means for his future with the Giants

    Newark Star-Ledger "We are weeks away from the NFL free agent frenzy, and Giants fans are understandably anxious about what the team might do with their top free agent, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. So when news hit that the final year of Pierre-Paul's contract became void on Friday, some immediately saw it as a..." February 09

  • Should the Giants use the franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The first big (non-coaching) personnel decision the Giants will have to make this offseason has nothing to do with scouting draft prospects or reaching out to representatives of prospective free agents. By March 2, the team brass will have to decide whether to designate defensive end Jason..." January 02

  • Giants: Pierre-Paul may get franchise tag

    ESPN New York "New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese met with all of the team's pending free agents Monday, as is his custom on the day after the end of the season. The most prominent of those is defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who had 12.5 sacks this season and has made it clear that he's seeking a..." December 31

  • Pierre-Paul’s ominous take on free agency: No promises

    New York Post "Markus Kuhn didn’t want Jason Pierre-Paul to leave the Giants locker room on Monday without some assurances. “Promise you’ll be back,” Kuhn said to Pierre-Paul, the Giants defensive end who can become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. “I’m not going to promise anything,” Pierre-Paul..." December 30

  • Giants face costly decision with Pierre-Paul

    New York Post "If the Giants don’t do it with Jason Pierre-Paul some other team out there will, and then the Giants need to trigger a search to find, well, another JPP. As an impending unrestricted free agent, Pierre-Paul embarked on 2014 in full acknowledgment of his “contract year’’ status and of course is..." October 22

  • Eagles center Jason Kelce takes a Giant shot at Jason Pierre-Paul’s intelligence

    New York Daily News "Jason Pierre-Paul was in no mood to discuss math. On Thursday, Pierre-Paul made one of the stranger statistical statements when he said the 4-1 Eagles could “easily” be 0-4. But he didn’t want to talk about that on Friday. Nor was he in the frame of mind to respond to comments from Eagles..." October 11

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    How does Jason Pierre-Paul feel? "I'm awesome. I'm 110 percent."

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    DE Jason Pierre-Paul gives himself a clean bill of health. He said he feels "good" and can go full speed.

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    Paul Schwartz @NYPost_Schwartz

    JPP says his shoulder is 90 percent healthy and is not expecting to have surgery. Pierre-Paul says ... http://t.co/c6JjdajfdI

  • Giants won’t count on injured Wilson being top back

    New York Post "David Wilson played in only five games this season before a herniated disk in his neck landed him on injured reserve and the uncertainty about his physical health led Giants general manager Jerry Reese to verbalize a serious concern. “I don’t think you go into the next season saying David..." January 01

  • Jason Pierre-Paul said he wants to avoid another surgery, still doesn't feel game ready

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jason Pierre-Paul came off a long, arduous back surgery this offseason and did his best to make it work through lingering pain this year. Now, he has a shoulder injury. One that could require surgery but it's a procedure Pierre-Paul wants to avoid at all costs. While he will not specify the..." December 19

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Doctors have recommended to Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul that, due to his shoulder injury, he not play again this season.

  • Jason Pierre-Paul gets second opinion on shoulder; no surgery, just rest

    Newark Star-Ledger "Although neither the Giants nor defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul have revealed the exact nature of his right shoulder injury, Pierre-Paul said today that he has gotten a second opinion and the injury won’t require surgery. Even so, Pierre-Paul sat out practice for the second consecutive day this..." December 12

  • JPP ruled out by Giants; also Jacobs, Webster, McBride

    New York Post "The rest of Jason Pierre-Paul’s season appears to be up in the air after the Giants declared him out for Sunday night’s visit to the Redskins. Pierre-Paul (shoulder) was one of the four players the Giants said Friday would not make the trip to Washington, joining running back Brandon Jacobs..." November 30

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    Grant Paulsen @granthpaulsen

    The Giants have ruled DE Jason Pierre-Paul and RB Brandon Jacobs out of Sunday night's game.

  • Pierre-Paul practices with Giants, doesn’t ensure he’ll play

    New York Post "Jason Pierre-Paul’s status for the Giants’ game Sunday against the Packers at MetLife Stadium is up in the air despite his participation in practice on Friday. The defensive end, who suffered an undisclosed left shoulder injury in last Sunday’s victory over the Raiders, was limited but did take..." November 16

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    JPP and Brandon Jacobs will not practice today #Giants

  • JPP won’t let stinger slow him down

    New York Post "Jason Pierre-Paul came into Sunday’s game saying this was the most healthy he has been all season. He did not have the breakout performance he might have envisioned, but he showed some signs of the menacing JPP in the Giants’ 24-20 victory over the Raiders. “This is the best I’ve felt, coming..." November 11

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    Paul Schwartz @NYPost_Schwartz

    JPP has a shoulder injury, return is questionable. #nyg

  • Giants pass rush, JPP could be primed for breakout game

    Newark Star-Ledger "It’s inarguable at this point. The Giants pass rush was insufficient in the first half of the season. No team had fewer sacks through eight games than the New York Football Giants, who took down opposing quarterbacks 10 times in eight games. Just how bad is that? Twenty-one of the 32 teams had..." November 08

  • Jason Pierre-Paul gets swagger back in time for Raiders game

    New York Daily News "The Giants' most feared defensive player is finally ready to be feared again. On Wednesday afternoon, after a practice session that he called his “best” of the season, Jason Pierre-Paul wanted everyone to know that. So before anyone could even ask about it, he proclaimed that he felt “great”..." November 07

  • Jason Pierre-Paul regrets not having surgery sooner, learns to deal with 'Super Man' expectations

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jason Pierre-Paul has come to terms with almost everything involved in the rehabilitation process. He admitted Thursday that he won’t be 100 percent healthy until next season – he says his surgically repaired back is about 75 percent now – and he knows his coaches weren’t expecting “Super Man”..." October 25

  • Jason Pierre-Paul: I won’t be 100 percent until next season

    Pro Football Talk "On Wednesday Giants coach Tom Coughlin said what everyone who has watched his offense play this season has been thinking when he said that wide receiver Hakeem Nicks‘ play hasn’t been good enough. Thursday brought another admission about an underperforming player that the team was counting on..." October 24

  • Giants JPP on borderline to play

    Pro Football Talk "Officially he’s questionable. Unofficially he’s very questionable. But Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul could still play on Sunday night against the Cowboys roughly 12 weeks removed from back surgery. Per a source with knowledge of the situation it’s truly a game-time decision with..." September 08

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Victor Cruz and Jason Pierre-Paul will practice today. "They are full speed ahead" Tom Coughlin said.

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Coughlin still has some concerns about JPP's conditioning. Sounds like Cruz is much more likely for the opener than JPP.

  • Jason Pierre-Paul (back) comes off PUP list

    Rotoworld "After once looking like a question mark for Week 1 JPP is now on pace for the opener. He resumed running last week after an "outstanding" week of rehab and has 13 more days to get healthy for the Giants' Sunday night opener in Dallas. Perhaps he'll be on a snap count but we expect JPP to suit up..." August 26

  • Giants take Jason Pierre-Paul off the PUP list

    New York Daily News "He still won't commit to playing in the season opener in Dallas and he says he's not even sure how much his surgically repaired back can take in practice. Jason Pierre-Paul can only tell you this much: He's ready to hit the field. And on Monday he took his biggest step towards a return to..." August 26

  • Giants preparing to open season without Jason Pierre-Paul, Antrel Rolle

    Big Blue View "Entering the season the New York Giants defense is certainly the unit under the most scrutiny. So with speculation two of its most proven stars may miss the start of the season a sense of urgency may already be kicking in. According to veteran defensive lineman Justin Tuck both Jason..." August 14

  • Jason Pierre-Paul will know when time is right

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jason Pierre-Paul understands the expectations laid out for him. The back surgery which took place on June 4 carried a 12-week recovery timetable. Theoretically he should be ready for the start of the season. His general manager Jerry Reese said that the team was hopeful Pierre-Paul could go..." August 07

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    RT @RVacchianoNYDN: Reese also said the Giants expect Jason Pierre-Paul back for the opener ...Giants have always been optimistic about that

  • JPP may not be ready for Big Blue opener

    New York Post "Training camp has started for the Giants but not for Jason Pierre-Paul who is here in body but not so much in spirit. “Honestly I don’t feel a part of the team now with them being out there and doing all the work they are doing’’ Pierre-Paul said yesterday. “I will be on the sideline through it..." July 28

  • Kiwanuka steps up with JPP sidelined

    New York Post "The decision had already been made, well before the surprising news Jason Pierre-Paul required surgery to quiet down a herniated disc in his lower back. The plan was for Mathias Kiwanuka to move from linebacker back to his familiar and natural defensive end spot, a move that now takes on greater..." June 07

  • Doc says Giants' Pierre-Paul should be good as new

    New York Post "Anxious Giants fans worrying if star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will return from back surgery in time to play in the Sept. 8 regular-season opener are sweating out another uncertainty: Will the player they’ve come to know as JPP regain his stature as one of the NFL’s most feared defensive..." June 06

  • Pierre-Paul back injury is now the NY Giants' main worry

    New York Daily News "Victor Cruz is eventually going to sign a contract and Hakeem Nicks will soon show up to work, no matter how worrisome those situations may seem. They may have been the dark clouds over the Giants the last few weeks, but they’re really nothing but minor distractions. They’re especially minor when..." June 05

  • Jason Pierre-Paul to miss 12 weeks after back surgery

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants have announced that Pierre-Paul had a herniated disc in his lower back repaired and will be out 12 weeks. Jason Pierre-Paul, the 24-year-old Giants defensive end, is in Los Angeles to undergo back surgery this morning, The Star-Ledger has confirmed. Pierre-Paul is expected to recover..." June 04

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul is undergoing back surgery this morning in LA with Dr. Watkins. Belief is he should be ready for September.

  • Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul: Gimme consistency

    New York Post "Jason Pierre-Paul has been with the Giants for three seasons and won a Super Bowl in one of them. But he says he’s tired of what he perceives as far too much inconsistency. “We can’t BS around this year,’’ Pierre-Paul said last night at a charity dinner at Umberto’s of New Hyde Park. “The..." April 17

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