GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Giants K Josh Brown cited for violating restraining order after initial arrest

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was reportedly cited for violating a restraining order two months after the initial arrest that led to his one-game suspension. The information was released by the Kings County (N.Y) prosecutor's office on Friday, according to SNY.Brown was originally arrested for a domestic violence incident in May 2015. The New York Daily News reports that a protective...
Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

Josh Norman’s dislike for Giants began in pre-draft interview

Josh Norman had a problem with the Giants long before he tangled with Odell Beckham Jr. last December, according to what he told ESPN the Magazine. The animosity began during a pre-draft interview in 2012. Norman made 13 interceptions at Coastal Carolina but developed a reputation for “freelancing” outside of assigned coverage. The Giants grilled him about that and he eventually...
Via The Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Brown cited for violating ex-wife’s restraining order

You can add “violating a restraining order” to the list of trouble now trailing after embattled Giants kicker Josh Brown, according to a new report. Following an arrest for domestic violence in May 2015, a protection order was issued for Brown’s ex-wife, Molly Brown, stating the veteran NFL kicker was not allowed within 500 feet...
Via New York Post
12 hours ago

Countdown to Kickoff: New York Giants No. 13 Odell Beckham Jr.

The Countdown to Kickoff Series continues, as today we highlight the sensational Odell Beckham Jr. Entering his third season in the NFL, is there reason to believe OBJ will continue to improve? At this point, everyone who follows the NFL knows about Odell Beckham Jr. How could you not? Since entering the league, Beckham has set the entire NFL on fire.No player has had more receiving...
Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

Correction: Giants-Mara story

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) In a story Aug. 24 about New York Giants owner John Mara commenting on placekicker Josh Brown's one-game suspension, The Associated Press erroneously reported some of the details of the allegations made against Brown and details of the NFL's personal conduct policy. According to the NFL, Brown allegedly grabbed his ex-wife by her wrist, not her throat...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz to see game action for first time in two years

It’s been nearly two years since New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tore his patellar tendon in a Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Since then, everything that could go wrong has gone wrong for the former Pro Bowler. After working his way back from the leg injury, over-compensation led to further problems for Cruz in 2015. A series of calf injuries shut him down...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul’s lawsuit against Adam Schefter, ESPN will proceed

Nearly six months after New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul filed an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter, a Miami federal judge has ruled the case can proceed. “The court correctly ruled that Jason properly stated an invasion-of-privacy claim against ESPN and Adam Schefter, who we allege improperly published Jason’s medical records...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants owner John Mara talks Josh Brown

SNY NFL Insider Ralph Vacchiano breaks down all the action from New York Giants camp, including owner John Mara speaking out about suspended kicker Josh Brown.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants owner defends re-signing kicker Josh Brown

Josh Brown will be suspended for the Giants season opener against Dallas after allegations of domestic abuse against his wife from 2015 emerged. Despite the team knowing the details of the investigation when they were made public, owner John Mara had no issue with the team re-signing the now controversial kicker. “All I can tell you is that we’re aware of all the allegations...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants owner Mara 'comfortable' with NFL suspension of Brown

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) A visibly shaken Giants owner John Mara said Wednesday he was fine with the NFL's suspension of placekicker Josh Brown for one game, despite allegations Brown abused his ex-wife as many as 20 times prior to the Giants signing Brown to a two-year extension last spring. The 37-year-old Brown was arrested in May 2015, when he allegedly grabbed his ex-wife...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys fan LeBron praises Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz

LeBron James is a longtime Dallas Cowboys fan, so the fact he recently sang the praises of two New York Giants wide receivers certainly is an interesting development. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar took to Instagram Tuesday to issue two separate posts to articulate his admiration for Odell Beckham Jr. and Victor Cruz. A video posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Aug...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz returns to practice

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Victor Cruz has returned to practice for the New York Giants and earned the Odell Beckham Jr. seal of approval. It marked the first time in almost two weeks that the oft-injured 29-year-old wide receiver practiced with the team, and slightly increases the hope he will be able to resume his career after two frustrating seasons. Cruz missed almost the...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz expected to play this week

For the first time in nearly two years, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will likely take to the field. Cruz has been out of action since tearing his patella tendon against the Philadelphia Eagles back in October of 2014. Since that horrendous injury, the former Pro Bowl receiver has gone through the gauntlet of setbacks in an attempt to return to the field. But now...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman blasts ‘horrible’ Roger Goodell, takes shot at NFLPA

Josh Norman didn’t mince his words in any way during a recent interview with ESPN The Magazine, upping the ante with his feud with Odell Beckham Jr. while also taking potshots at the NFL, the NFLPA and even commissioner Roger Goodell. The Washington Redskins, showing no shortage of confidence, also proclaimed himself the “best cornerback on Earth.” Regarding his ongoing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre-Paul on Brown domestic violence: ‘It doesn’t matter’

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is not concerned about the disturbing domestic violence allegations against his teammate Josh Brown. On Monday, Pierre-Paul told reporters the Giants have not discussed Brown’s situation in the locker room. JPP actually took it a step further, saying the domestic violence allegations don’t matter. “Nothing has been talked about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jason Pierre-Paul and Jonathan Casillas talks Giants D

Jason Pierre-Paul and Jonathan Casillas discuss how their first team New York Giants defense has been so far in preseason, and what they need to improve on.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries Continue to Haunt Victor Cruz’s Future in New York

The last time Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz appeared in an NFL game was October 12, 2014. With all of Cruz’s injury issues it may be time for the Giants to part ways with their 2013 leading receiver. Cruz has dealt with knee and calf injuries the past two seasons, and now has a nagging groin injury in camp. While Cruz did not play this past Saturday against the Bills, he did...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants sign Randy Bullock to one-year contract

With Josh Brown’s ugly situation hanging over the team, the New York Giants have added an experienced kicker, signing Randy Bullock. The #Giants sign K Randy Bullock - welcome to Big Blue! DETAILS: https://t.co/ts7k145KNg pic.twitter.com/0UalInfnV3 — New York Giants (@Giants) August 22, 2016 To make room for Bullock, the team waived Tom Obarski. What this means for Brown’s...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: What impact the special teams unit will have this season

  To say Big Blue was wildly inconsistent last season would be an understatement. Their offense stalled at crucial points in games where Eli Manning had no choice but to force the ball to Odell Beckham Jr., and the defense could not penetrate the backfield for the life of Tom Quinn. But one area where the G-Men quietly flourished in 2015 was on special teams. According to footballoutsiders...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Domestic violence led to suspension of Giants K Brown

It was rather strange seeing a kicker receive a one-game suspension from the National Football League, but New York Giants kicker Josh Brown explained it was a domestic violence incident that led to his suspension. As reported by NJ.com on Wednesday, Brown was arrested and charged with domestic violence in May 2015. The arrest occurred in the afternoon of May 22 in Washington....
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman flattered by Odell Beckham Jr.’s continued talk

Both Josh Norman and Odell Beckham Jr. have attempted at various points since their infamous brawl last season to put an end to their feud. Despite their apparent best efforts, the bad blood and trash talk persisted throughout the offseason. With the two former combatants residing in the same division it appears that the new Washington Redskins cornerback finally is prepared to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2016 Preview: New York Giants

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the New York Giants. 2015 in a nutshell: Quarterback Eli Manning has the best season of his career despite the absence of Victor Cruz, but the 32nd-ranked defense gives up 27.6 points per game and the injury-ravaged Giants win just six games for the...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning says he needs preseason games

NFL preseason games often are talked about in much the same way as a trip to the dentist’s office. But you won’t hear any of that talk from Giants quarterback Eli Manning. “I need the preseason,” Manning said on "Good Morning Football on NFL Network." “I need to get that pocket movement, work on taking a hit and realize that it’s not as bad as it seems sometimes, but...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

GM says Giants aren’t giving up on Victor Cruz

While fans and some members of the media have given up on Victor Cruz, general manager Jerry Reese told WFAN via the New York Daily News that the team hasn’t given up on the receiver. Cruz missed the Giants’ preseason opener on Friday with a groin injury and was held out of practice on Monday. There’s still a slim chance he could play in the Giants’ second preseason game...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the New York Giants

While there are obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the New York Giants, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified 26 (with some repeats), how many of them can you name? Clue: Years active  
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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