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As expected, the New York Giants made two cuts from the practice squad today in order to make room for the new additions of OL Scott Wedige and defensive back Terrance Frederick. Wide receiver Brandon Collins, as well as offensive tackle Matt McCants were both released.
Collins is an undrafted free agent out of Southeast Louisiana, that flashed some potential in mini-camp. However, he did very little to warrant a roster spot throughout the preseason, and was released when the Giants took the roster down from 90 to 75 players. Collins was resigned to the practice squad on Wednesday, only to be cut again today.
Matt McCants was the Giants sixth-round draft pick in 2012. The UAB product was a part of a Giants offensive line that saw the younger backups struggle mightily throughout the preseason. The Giants drafted McCants understanding that he was a developmental prospect, and was going to take some time to mature. However, it appears as if the team no longer believes he is wort...
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A number of designers have taken their shot at redesigning the New York Giants helmets and uniforms to their liking. Featured are a number of designs. Some are interesting options, while some may hit a nerve with fans. Could you imagine Eli Manning, Victor Cruz or Jason Pierre-Paul wearing something like this? Images are by multiple authors including, Charles [...]
In addition to working out former Indianapolis Colts safety David Caldwell on Friday, Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger reports the New York Giants also hosted free agent quarterbacks Josh McCown, Stephen McGee and Brian Hoyer.
McCown, a third-round pick of the Arizona Cardinals in the 2002 NFL Draft, has also spent time with the Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers and most recently...
After holding private workouts for 19 players today, the New York Giants have signed center Scott Wedgie and defensive back Terrance Frederick to their practice squad.
Both players are rookies with no NFL experience .Wedgie is an undrafted free agent out Northern Illinois who spent training camp with the Arizona Cardinals. He was cut on the final day, when the rosters were...
An Opening loss may be a good thing.Don’t panic Giants’ fans. The 24-hour sports cycle washed, rinsed and dried the Giants-Cowboys game many times. While it was the first loss by a defending Super Bowl champion in their opening game in many seasons (Denver in the 1999 opener -- also the first game without Elway) let’s not forget two things:1. A Super Bowl champ was bound...
According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the New York Giants don’t plan on rushing left tackle Will Beatty (back injury) back after Sean Locklear did a good job during last week’s opener.
“The Giants will continue to monitor OLT Will Beatty’s back and won’t force him back into full time action until he’s good and ready. Sean Locklear started at left tackle in the Giants’...
Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz are the starters for the New York Giants, but history has shown that the Giants like to change wide receivers almost every year. Since Plaxico Burress’s gun incident, the New York Giants have been trying to find the perfect tandem for Eli Manning, but every year a wide receiver comes and then they go.
The New York Giants went from winning six games in a row on their road to a Super Bowl Championship, to opening the new season with a loss at home to the division rival Dallas Cowboys. Such a loss is certain to kill the high the players were feeling from last season and bring them to the reality of a new season. Coach Coughlin let his players hear it in the locker room after the...
Eli Manning had a poor week 1 in the opening game against the Cowboys. Throwing for 213 yards and 1 touchdown, look for Eli to improve as the year progresses. As we have seen from previous seasons, he tends to start slow and then gets hot the second half of the season.
By Shale Briskin
The 2012 NFL Opening Weekend is finally here! NFL fans across the
country have waited for this day to occur so that they can cheer for
their team during its quest for a Super Bowl championship.
With that being said, the defending champion New York Giants unfortunately...
Summertime is over, time to bring out your finely pressed jersey that’s been waiting since the New York Giants held up the Lombardi Trophy. Beer coolers iced, fantasy football roster set. It’s the 2012 NFL season, the best 5 months of the year! Enough talk, time to get down to business. NFC North Green Bay [...]
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Week 1 Giants – Cowboys
After an opening ceremony involving Super Bowl XXI MVP Phil Simms, Super Bowl XXV MVP Otis Anderson and All-Time Great Michael Strahan, the mood seemed to be set for the night, but in typical Giants fashion the defending Super Bowl Champions decided they had won already and instead were pushed around on both the offensive and defensive sides of the line...