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The McAdoo Report: How to bounce back

The McAdoo Report, Giants.com’s exclusive weekly interview with head coach Ben McAdoo:: Q: It’s always interesting to see how a team reacts to its first loss, particularly when the defeats follows...
Via Giants.com
59 minutes ago

Victor Cruz: Welcome Back to the Dance

Victor Cruz had reason to celebrate on September 3. The Giants’ 53-man roster was set that day, and he was on it for the seventh year in a row. So he threw a pool party, but not the type you wou...
Via Giants.com
1 hour ago

How the Giants plan to counter ferocious Vikings defense

The Giants’ schedule has been fairly friendly thus far, easing in the offense against three defenses ranked 22nd or worse in the NFL in yards allowed. Their past two opponents — the Redskins and Saints — rank 29th and 31st, respectively, in points allowed per game. Still, self-inflicted wounds have produced too many Giants turnovers....
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

Giants haven’t come close to reaching offense’s potential: Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz can be counted on again, returning from nearly two years on the sideline without a hint of injury. Sterling Shepard can be counted on already, a rookie without a hint of being overwhelmed or underprepared. Odell Beckham Jr. remains a constant, the most gifted player on the field at all times. Yet, even...
Via New York Post
13 hours ago

Giants’ injury report, 9/30: Secondary remains a concern

None of injured defensive backs able to practice The injury situation in the New York Giants’ secondary continued to look grim on Friday, as none of the team’s group of injured defensive backs was able to practice. Here is the complete Giants’ Friday injury report: Did not practice CB Eli Apple (hamstring); S Nat Berhe (concussion); RT Marshall Newhouse (calf); CB Dominique...
Via Big Blue View
13 hours ago

Giants may without Eli Apple and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie vs. Vikings

The Giants could without two of their top corners for Monday's game. Watch video EAST RUTHERFORD -- Eli Apple and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie haven't yet been ruled out for the Giants' game against the Vikings on Monday night. But Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo sounds like he's not expecting to have two of his top...
Via NJ.com
14 hours ago

Sterling Shepard Blog: First Monday Night game

Throughout the season, Rookie WR Sterling Shepard will check in with Giants.com and provide an inside look at his journey of making it in the NFL: Wide receiver Sterling Shepard was born to play fo...
Via Giants.com
14 hours ago

Report: Josh Norman fined $48,620 for hit on Sterling Shepard

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is being forced to cough up some big money after a big hit on New York Giants receiver Sterling Shepard last weekend. Josh Norman was hit with a $48,620 fine for his unnecessary roughness penalty/hit on Giants WR Sterling Shepard on Sunday. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoSNY) September 30, 2016 The fine is most certainly warranted...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Face Big Early Season Test in Minnesota

A big game awaits the New York Giants in Minnesota. Coming off a 29-27 loss to Washington, the Giants head to Minneapolis with an opportunity to knock off the 3-0 Minnesota Vikings. “It’s a huge game, we have to bounce back after last week,” Justin Pugh said, according to the Giants twitter page on Sep. […] Giants Face Big Early Season Test in Minnesota - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ...
Via G-Men Headquarters
15 hours ago

How will the Giants Deal with Loss of Shane Vereen?

The Giants lost running back Shane Vereen to a triceps injury suffered in last week’s loss to the Washington Redskins. Although initially projected to miss the rest of the season, the Giants are leaving the door open for a possible return late in the year, according to Paul Schwartz in the New York Post. While Vereen […] How will the Giants Deal with Loss of Shane Vereen? -...
Via G-Men Headquarters
15 hours ago

Bad Loss Means Trouble Could Be Brewing for New York Giants

After limping to a 2-0 start, the New York Giants dropped their first game against the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium. The loss hearkened back to dreadful losses of the past three seasons. With the first quarter of the season nearly over, this first loss could be the easiest one to digest. A 29-27 loss […] Bad Loss Means Trouble Could Be Brewing for New York Giants - GMEN...
Via G-Men Headquarters
15 hours ago

WATCH: How do the antics of Odell Beckham Jr affect the NY Giants?

SNY NFL Insider Ralph Vacchiano discusses New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.'s recent behavior, and his mindset going into Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings.
Via SNY
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: TE Legend Mark Bavaro

By Michael Stewart Mark Bavaro was drafted in the 4th round in the 1985 draft by the New York Giants. Very little was made of his selection as Bavaro was mainly a blocking TE at Notre Dame. That all changed when starting TE Zeke Mowatt suffered a season ending injury before the start of the 1985 season. Bill Parcels who commented that Mark Bavaro was so impressive during training...
Via NY Giants Rush
20 hours ago

Double duty? Which Giants’ offensive players could help in the secondary?

Let’s name a few who might be able to do it New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo said Thursday that his team, depleted at cornerback and safety, used some offensive players at those spots to get through practice. “We cross-train a lot of players here. They'll have an opportunity to contribute,” McAdoo said. “We have a bunch of guys who stepped in today, and some guys on offense...
Via Big Blue View
20 hours ago

Giants could use wide receiver at safety against Vikings

The Giants are hurting in the secondary. It’s getting so bad that wide receiver Dwayne Harris might have to play safety. Harris and practice-squad players Darius Powe and Geremy Davis practiced at the position Thursday, according to NJ.com, with Darian Thompson (foot) and Nat Berhe (concussion) sitting out. Thompson is expected to miss Monday night’s game at Minnesota. Berhe...
Via The Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants news, 9/30: Andrew Adams in line to start at safety

Giants depleted at safety and corner Landon Collins and Andrew Adams had never lined up together at safety until this week. With the New York Giants depleted secondary, though, Collins and Adams may well be the starting duo Monday night when the Giants face the Minnesota Vikings. The Giants have already placed Mykkele Thompson on IR with a knee injury. Darian Thompson will miss...
Via Big Blue View
22 hours ago

Can the New York Giants Overcome their Early Bout with Injury?

The New York Giants have caught the injury bug as we head to week four of the season. Shane Vereen is out for the rest of the year with a tricep tear, while Rashad Jennings’ allegedly minor thumb injury is projected to keep him benched against the Minnesota Vikings for Monday Night Football. To make matters worse, corners Eli Apple and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are listed day...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago

Giants banged up at cornerback and safety for Vikings' game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants are so short of players in the secondary that rookie coach Ben McAdoo had to have a couple of his receivers play safety in practice. McAdoo would not identify the guys who got shifted on Thursday nor would he say whether any of them might be used Monday night when the Giants (2-1) face the Vikings (3-0) on the road. Who knows? Imagine...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning has silly response about struggles against Vikings

Eli Manning hasn’t enjoyed the best games of his career when the New York Giants have faced the Minnesota Vikings. In fact, he’s been downright abysmal. This might be why Manning decided to intentionally misinterpret a question concerning his profound struggles against them. Manning was asked by a reporter about Minnesota “having his number.” That was all the Giants signal...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marshall: Beckham has to 'learn how to control his emotions’

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall became the latest observer to suggest Odell Beckham Jr. needs to figure out how to better harness his emotions. But what makes Marshall’s input so interesting is he speaks from a position of experience. The New York Giants wide receiver again attracted unwanted attention due to his inability to control his emotions during Sunday...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Pugh does not find Odell Beckham to be a distraction

At least one of Odell Beckham Jr.’s teammates doesn’t see him as a distraction. Guard Justin Pugh said Tuesday that he, for one, didn’t find Beckham’s sideline temper tantrum to be a distraction from the game. “No, I didn’t find it distracting,” Pugh said, via James Kratt of NJ.com. “But, obviously, I’m also out there playing. I’m not sitting, watching what’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Worst - NFL Week 3: Steve Smith, Odell Beckham & of course the Browns

Another week in the NFL has come and gone, but not without some head-scratching moments from our favorite footballers. Eddie Maisonet III and Bonta Hill break down the worst from Week 3, a week that saw Odell Beckham Jr. catch an uppercut from a kicking net as well as some epic trash talk from the one and only Steve Smith Sr. Also, Blaine Gabbert shows the world how to not throw...
Via Yardbarker Video
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo: Odell Beckham needs to control his emotions more

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo says that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. needs to do more to control his emotions. Beckham is known for his outward shows of emotion on the field, such as on Sunday when he got upset about an interception and nearly hurt himself by pushing a net (video here). At one point TV cameras also showed him appearing to have tears in his eyes. McAdoo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Manning's INTs cost bettor shot at winning $150K in parlay

The New York Giants had multiple chances to beat the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Eli Manning single-handedly blew two of them. If you’re a fan of the G-Men who is angry with Eli at the moment, just be thankful he didn’t cost you a legitimate chance at winning $150,000. According to ESPN’s David Purdum, that’s exactly what happened to one gutsy gambler who included...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen out for season with triceps injury

After totaling 95 yards and a touchdown in a loss Sunday for the New York Giants, running back Shane Vereen’s season is over. The Giants announced Monday morning that Vereen will miss the rest of the season with a triceps injury that requires surgery. #Giants RB Shane Vereen has a triceps injury that will require season-ending surgery. pic.twitter.com/3hH2dwYMAo — New York...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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