Found June 09, 2013 on PPR Fantasy Football:
It’s been almost three years since anyone has last seen Terrell Thomas on the football field for the New York Giants. But after two consecutive torn ACL injuries that have required season-ending surgeries, Thomas is on the comeback trail, looking for one last chance to make something of a once-promising NFL career that has been derailed by injury. On Thursday, Thomas returned to the Giants and participated in his first practice of the 2013 year, although it was in a light capacity, as Sean Folger of Inside Football had said. Despite the injuries to Thomas’ knee, the 28-year-old is expecting to continue playing at corner for the Giants when the season begins. “Right now I’m at corner and that’s where I expect to be. I’m just trying to get myself back on the field,” he said. Thomas didn’t perform in any of the 7-on-7 or 11-on-11 drills, but he did participate in the individual cornerback drills, which allowed him to cut, accelerate, and leap for interceptions while covering another ...

Vaunted Giants pass rush may be a thing of the past

Just like that, the New York Giants, famous for their signature expertise in getting after the quarterback, are suddenly finding themselves looking to fill a huge void in that department before the season begins. As if losing Osi Umenyora wasn't enough, Jason Pierre-Paul, their leading pass-rusher last season, will be out for a while with a herniated disc that he'll need...

Mark Herzlich might be the front-runner to replace Chase Blackburn

According to Ohm Youngmisuk of, linebackers Mark Herzlich and Spencer Paysinger seem like the favorites to replace Chase Blackburn and Michael Boley. Herzlich and Paysinger may be the front-runners to replace Chase Blackburn and Michael Boley, but the Giants do have lots of other options — including free agent acquisition Dan Conner, and Jacquian Williams, who...

Victor Cruz not expected to attend this week’s minicamp

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is expected to report to this week’s minicamp since he’s under contract, but Victor Cruz z isn’t expected to show up since he’s not under contract. The good news is Nicks will likely be at the Giants’ mandatory full-team mini-camp next week – at least “I would expect that he would...

Eli Manning expects Hakeem Nicks to show up for minicamp

According to Ohm Youngmisuk of, Giants quarterback Eli Manning told him that he’s texted back and forth with wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and expects him to show up for this week’s minicamp. Eli Manning said he has been texting with Hakeem Nicks and expects the WR to be at minicamp tomorrow. — Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) June 10, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? ...

Mathias Kiwanuka will take over for Jason Pierre-Paul for now

According to the Newark Star-Ledger, now that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is out for the next several weeks after undergoing back surgery, Mathias Kiwanuka will slide into his starting spot until further notice. “To be able to slap your hand in the ground and not have to worry about going from one position to the other, it makes it more comfortable when you’re out there,”...

Victor Cruz not expected to show up for minicamp

According to Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz isn’t expected to report to Tuesday’s minicamp unless he has a new contract. Expectation is that Victor Cruz will not be attendance unless he gets contract. Nothing has changed on that front as I'm tweeting this #nyg — Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) June 10, 2013 The Giants won...

Hakeem Nicks Absent From Mini-Camp with Giants

Hakeem Nicks was nowhere to be found Monday at Giants mini-camp. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:Nicks is playing a dangerous game right now. If he doesn't report to camp tomorrow he could be facing a hefty fine. No reason was given for why Nicks wasn't in attendance but we're guessing it has something to do with the new contract extension he's been hoping for.

David Wilson has improved in pass protection since last season

New York Giants running backs coach Jerald Ingram believes running back David Wilson is in a good position to be their starter this season now that Ahmad Bradshaw is no longer around. “I think he’s in a position to compete to be the guy,” Ingram said, per “He has the talent, has the speed, has a few plays from a year ago underneath his belt.” Wilson will have...

Former Giants safety Chad Jones taken in the 9th round of the MLB draft

According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, former Giants safety Chad Jones was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 9th round of the MLB draft this past week. “I had to keep my phone on the charger because I had my eyes on all day,” Jones said with a laugh. “It was a blessing to see my name go across that screen. It was a great feeling.   “I was pretty confident...

David Wilson To Be The Giants Starting Runningback?

Michael Eisen of reports that RB David Wilson is being prepared as “the team’s starting running back“. According to Eisen, Wilson will take over previous starter Ahmad Bradshaw‘s starting role next season. Wilson rushed for a total of 358 yards and four touchdowns in what ended up being a limited rookie year. “I think he’s in a position to compete to be the...

Report: Colts Remain In “Heavy Negotiations” With RB Ahmad Bradshaw

Ian Rapoport reports that the Colts are still in “heavy negotiations” with free agent RB Ahmad Bradshaw. Bradshaw, 27, visited with the Colts last Thursday and recent reports suggested that the two sides had reached a stalemate in negotiations. With Bradshaw coming off of multiple foot surgeries and no alternative options available to him, it has become quite clear that Indianapolis...
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