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Tuesday web roundup: New York Giants

New York Giants player Daniel Fells could lose foot to MRSA ... New York Giants player Daniel Fells reportedly faces a possible foot amputation after suffering a MRSA infection that stemmed from an injury to his ankle during ... Eli Manning's comeback drive instills confidence in new Giants Eli Manning has done it so often - if not recently - that when he steps onto the field...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Worked Out WR Hakeem Nicks

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots worked out veteran WR Hakeem Nicks on Monday. Nicks, 27, signed a one-year contract with $100,000 guaranteed with the Titans back in April. However, he was among the team’s final roster cuts this past weekend as they got down to 53 players. Nicks has already worked out for the Saints, Cowboys, and Giants since he became available....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick believes the 49ers could still go 12-4

Despite starting the season with a 1-4 record, and playing in one of the toughest divisions in the NFL in the NFC West, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick still believes his team can finish the season with a record of 12-4.“We still have 11 more games,” said Kaepernick, after Sunday night's 30-27 loss to the New York Giants. “We still have the opportunity to go...
Via Yardbarker
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants TE had portion of foot removed, will not return

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells will reportedly never play football again, and it sounds as though he is fortunate to be alive. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Fells has already had five procedures on his foot in an attempt to fight off a MRSA infection. One of the surgeries involved removing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three thoughts from the 49ers devastating loss to the New York Giants

The San Francisco 49ers played one of their best games of the season to this point and still came up short as they suffered their fourth straight loss losing to the New York Giants 30-27. The 49ers took the lead with 1:45 left in the 4th quarter on a two yard run by running back Carlos Hyde, but the 49ers defense wasn’t able to hang on as they let Eli Manning and Co march down...
Via cover32
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants report card: Grading win over the 49ers

This past weekend, the New York Giants took on their storied rivals in the San Francisco 49ers at MetLife Stadium. The Giants were looking to take hold of the NFC East division, as a win would have them sitting pretty at first place, after a rough start a couple of weeks ago. And they did just that. The Giants won their third straight, and are now first in the NFC East with a 3...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Osi Umenyiora: Jason Pierre-Paul is happy to be alive

Although Jason Pierre-Paul remains sidelined, former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora believes JPP is simply happy to be alive following a fireworks accident. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, Umenyiora said Pierre-Paul, who had a finger amputated as well as other issues with his right hand, is mentally in a good place. “He’s in good spirits. He seems happy...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Beckham injured hamstring doing Victor Cruz dance?

The New York Giants came from behind to beat the San Francisco 49ers Sunday night, but it may have come with a steep cost if Odell Beckham Jr. is going to miss any time with a hamstring injury. Beckham, who battled hamstring trouble throughout the preseason, tweaked his hamstring after catching a 17-yard touchdown pass...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants dedicate game to Daniel Fells, award him game ball after W

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells, who had five surgeries this week to stave off a MRSA staph infection, sent out a few encouraging words for his teammates via Twitter from a hospital bed before they took took the field at MetLife Stadium Sunday night — "Get that W G-men." My heart is with my brothers tonight. Get that W G-men. I love every one of you #thiswillnotdefeatme...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Vereen already making good on his free agent contract

The New York Giants were hoping to add another element to their offense when they signed free agent running back Shane Vereen this offseason, and his addition has done just that. Vereen has become an excellent receiving threat out of the backfield, and he enjoyed his best game of the season in the Giants' Week 5 30-27 win over the San Francisco 49ers.Vereen played a major role in...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning surgical in Giants' comeback Week 5 win

The New York Giants were down four points with just 101 seconds to go when quarterback Eli Manning led the offense on an 8 play, 82-yard touchdown drive to put the Giants ahead for good in their 30-27 Week 5 win over the San Francisco 49ers.Manning was locked in during the final drive, 5-of-9 passes for all 63 yards and a 12-yard touchdown pass to Larry Donnell. He also added an...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Odell Beckham gets emotional in postgame interview

The New York Giants pulled off a dramatic come-from-behind win in the final seconds of their Sunday night matchup with the San Francisco 49ers. The (3-2) team now sits atop the NFC East standings with a one-game lead over the other three squads. Odell Beckham Jr. played an integral role in the Giants’ 30-27 victory, as he hauled in seven catches for 121 yards (one touchdown...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants TE Larry Donnell Makes Tremendous Clutch Catch For Go-Ahead Touchdown

The New York Giants found themselves behind the San Francisco 49ers with less than two minutes on the clock Sunday night. A field goal wouldn't do it; they had to have a touchdown. Eli Manning had already thrown for a ton of yards, and they would need him to tack on a few more if they were going to pull this one out.Eight plays and 82 yards later Manning found his tight end, Larry...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manning's TD pass with 0:21 left lifts 49ers past Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Larry Donnell's spectacular catch over two 49ers with 21 seconds remaining lifted the New York Giants past San Francisco 30-27 on Sunday night, capping Eli Manning's sensational clutch performance. Manning had a career-best 41 completions and his perfect throw to Donnell finished off an 82-yard drive with a 12-yard touchdown. It made him the winningest...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants TE in danger of losing foot to MRSA infection

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells is reportedly at risk of losing his foot because of a staph infection. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Fells has been hospitalized for over a week and undergone five surgeries. The 32-year-old has been battling MRSA and was placed in the intensive care unit on Friday....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy: Four reasons Eli Manning is a must start for Week 5

Fantasy football forces fans to put nepotism aside and make tough, logical decisions. However, every once in a while, fantasy and favoritism merge to set the scene for a wonderful football Sunday. Eli Manning has an opportunity during Week 5 to capture hearts and fantasy football victories. These are four reasons Eli Manning is set for a big Week 5 in fantasy football: 1) The San...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Staff Prediction: San Francisco 49ers vs New York Giants

The 49ers head into Metlife stadium to face the New York Giants on Sunday night football. Here are the staff predictions by the 49er writers: Ronald Jones This is not a ideal match up for the San Francisco 49ers.  New York has one of the best running defenses in the NFL Oct 4, 2015; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) calls a play during the second...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants: 2015 Week 5 NFL Pick

San Francisco 49ers (1-3) at New York Giants (2-2) The Giants have rebounded from an 0-2 start, winning the last two games and putting themselves in good position to win the wide open NFC East. Some are even pointing out that the Giants could easily be 4-0, which is true, as their losses to Atlanta and Dallas were both close, but they certainly haven’t played like a 4-0 team, ranking...
Via The Football Fan Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz and the Giants: This season and beyond

Last year, the New York Giants suffered a tremendous loss at wide receiver. Star wideout Victor Cruz tore his patellar tendon while playing against the Philadelphia Eagles. It appeared that the Giants had lost a franchise player. Then one late night in November, a new star was born in New York. It only took one catch for Odell Beckham Jr. to burst onto the scene and steal the show...
Via The Sports Quotient
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Cromartie: Odell Beckham Jr. a ‘one hit wonder’

It must be the week to call Odell Beckham Jr. names. Earlier this week, Bills defenders referred to OBJ a “prima donna” and “golden boy” after he tossed a punch at linebacker Preston Brown last Sunday. Perhaps Beckham’s head is beginning to swell just a tad since he does have the most receiving yards of any NFL player over the course of 16 consecutive games. And, he was...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ahmad Brooks out against Giants after death of sister

After San Francico 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula announced Wednesday that Ahmad Brooks was granted leave from the team for “family reasons,” reports indicate the linebacker will sit out Sunday’s game against the New York Giants following the recent death of his sister. Brooks’ agent informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the linebacker’s 40-year-old sister Cassandra passed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham punches Preston Brown, gets fined (video)

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is already developing a bad reputation among his peers in just his second season in the league. Beckham had to expect a lot of contact from opposing defensive backs after his historic rookie season, as they were clearly going to look to take away the Giants’ biggest threat on offense. But Beckham hasn’t responded well, and his frustration...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr.: Prima donna nickname 'doesn't bother me'

Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore recently called New York Giants standout Odell Beckham Jr. a “prima donna,” but the wide receiver apparently isn’t worried about the name. According to Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News, OBJ said the words don’t follow him home, because he sleeps perfectly well. Odell on being called a prima Donna: "It doesn't bother...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Weatherford: Navigating life as a veteran NFL free agent

Forget the stereotypes.  Training to be a punter in the NFL is very difficult and requires a ton of time and effort to succeed at the highest level.  It's an incredibly difficult job to do at the NFL level due to the amount of stress and pressure that comes with having to perform at your very best every single Sunday.  One bad punt could be the difference in your team winning...
Via Football By Football
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Giants’ Shane Vereen tries to tweet a picture, fails miserably

We’re sure Shane Vereen had a solid idea in mind when he logged on to on Wednesday. Unfortunately for the New York Giants running back, the execution wasn’t quite there. IMG_6970.JPG — Shane Vereen (@ShaneVereen34) September 30, 2015   Vereen is known as a pretty good pass-catcher, but it looks like he dropped the ball on this one. The former New...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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