Found May 24, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
PLAYERS: Victor Cruz
TEAMS: New York Giants
Looks like the NFL’s Players Association is investigating Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports relationships with CAA. There are reportedly concerns about Jay Z’s involvement with Giants Victor Cruz firing his agent and newly minted Roc Nation client Geno Smith. George Atallah, NFLPA assistant executive director for external affairs addresses the topic in a phone interview. “Of course we are aware of the new relationship between Roc Nation and CAA,” Atallah said. The NFLPA is also aware, he said, of Roc Nation Sports hiring Kim Miale, an NFLPA-certified agent who will be representing Smith in contract talks. “We will be reaching out to all of the parties involved to get a better understanding of the nature of those relationships,” There has also been speculation that recent changes to agent requirements including a regulation which requires all new agents to have a degree from an accredited college were in response to Jay attempting to get his NFL agent certification. Per Atallah, that’s fa...

Giants fans get on Victor Cruz on Twitter

It looks like Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is in St. Barth’s this weekend and some fans don’t appreciate him skipping OTA’s this past week. The Crib x St. Barths cc: @elainawatley aka Birthday Girl — Victor Cruz (@TeamVic) May 25, 2013 Hello St. Barth’s. — Victor Cruz (@TeamVic) May 25, 2013   Giants fans...

Giants’ Terrell Thomas hopes to be doing individual drills soon

New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas says he’s pacing himself as he continues to rehab from his second ACL surgery in two years. “I’ve controlled myself a little bit more,” Thomas said, per “Last year, I was killing myself. It worked out, when I went back I was in great shape, when I came back I was in great shape. This year, it’s just being a little...

Giants bring back Ramses Barden

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, the Giants have re-signed wide receiver Ramses Barden. Ramses II is official. Barden has officially signed back with the Giants, according to a source. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) May 23, 2013 Even though Barden is now back, it doesn’t mean he’ll make the Giants final roster.   Need NFL Tickets? The...

Eli Manning plays catch with Manchester City soccer team (Video)

The Manchester City soccer team of the English Premier league were at the New York Giants practice facility on Wednesday and quarterback Eli Manning played catch with some of their players. H/T Next Impulse Sports Need NFL Tickets? The post Eli Manning plays catch with Manchester City soccer team (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

NFL rumors: Ramses Barden close to rejoining Giants

When the offseason began, it appeared that there was little chance wide receiver Ramses Barden would return with the New York Giants. However, Barden is heading to New York today and will take a physical with team doctors. If all goes well, Ralph Vacchiano of The New York Daily News reports a deal could be agreed upon by the end of the day. The Giants selected Barden in the third...

Hakeem Nicks’ Agent Says His Absence From Giants Mini-Camp Not Contract Related

Peter Schaffer, the agent for New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, says the Yahoo! Sports report that his client missed day one of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) because he’s unhappy with his current contract, is absolutely false. However, Schaffer has declined to comment on why, exactly, Nicks did miss day one and is also expected to miss day two. “New York Giants wide...

Giants' Coughlin says 'prayers' for injured Hynoski

Henry Hynoski's name may not carry the cache of an Eli Manning, Justin Tuck or Victor Cruz around the New York Giants camp but if you listen carefully to the words of his head coach yesterday, you can  hear how valuable a role the third-year fullback has with the team. After Hynoski was carted off the field when he knocked knees with running back Andre Brown, Tom Coughlin was...

Chris Canty Believes Joe Flacco is a Better Quarterback than New York Giants’ Eli Manning

You can likely file this under the “he has to say that” category, but brand new Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Chris Canty said on Friday that Joe Flacco is a better quarterback than New York Giants signal caller and two-time Super Bowl champion, Eli Manning. “He won a Super Bowl and he’s one of the [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links...

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Ex Giants DT Chris Canty Says Joe Flacco Is Better Than Eli Manning

We have a shot fired from Baltimore to New York, and it’s sure to stir up some controversy.  Chris Canty spent four seasons as a defensive tackle for the New York Giants. Canty has been with the Baltimore Ravens two months, and he’s seen enough to give his opinion that Joe Flacco is a better quarterback than Eli Manning according to Pro Football Talk. He won a Super Bowl and...

NFLPA Says Jay-Z Hasn’t Broken “Runner Rules”

Jay Z has NFL agents running scared.  His Roc Nation Sports has partnered with CAA and they are now making big time moves. Roc Nation Sports has just been hired by Geno Smith, and more players are set to join the Roc.  Yesterday we reported that the NFLPA was looking into Jay Z, his Roc Nations Sports, and allegations that Shawn Carter is acting as runner, in recruiting athletes...
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