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The Giants released linebacker Greg Jones and running back DJ Ware on Friday, according to multiple reports. Safety Tyler Sash, who had his appeal of a four-game suspension denied Monday, was expected to be placed on the Reserve/Suspended list, where he would not count against the 53-man opening day roster. Jones started the 2011 regular-season opener at middle linebacker but the Giants improved their depth in the offseason, notably with the acquisition of former first-round pick Keith Rivers from the Bengals. The final preseason depth chart listed Chase Blackburn as the No. 1 middle linebacker ahead of 2011 undrafted free agent Mark Herzlich. Ware, behind Ahmad Bradshaw and first-round rookie David Wilson at running back, was let go with Da'Rel Scott emerging as a candidate for playing time. Defensive tackle Marcus Thomas, defensive end Matt Brouha, wide receiver Dan DePalma, wide receiver Isaiah Stanback, tight end Larry Donnell, offensive tackle Matt McCants and lineb...
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Every team in the NFL deals with injuries every season. It’s a given.
The Giants this preseason have been hit somewhat hard by the injury bug. With the season less than a week away, I’ll admit that I’m a little concerned that the team won’t be at full strength on Wednesday against the...
In perhaps the most surprising roster move of the New York Giants offseason, the team has decided to cut veteran running back D.J. Ware less than a week before week one of the regular season. Ware has been a reliable third-down back for Big Blue throughout the past few seasons, and even seemed to be running with a new ferociousness as the preseason has progressed.
D.J. Ware has...
It was the long-awaited rematch of Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. The hottest ticket in town! Fans lined up deep into the city as they waited to get into MetLife Stadium! Well, not really, but it was yet another game between the Giants and Patriots. And like so before, Big Blue came out victorious after a late fourth quarter rally.
New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley (hamstring), rookie cornerback Jayron Hosley (toe) and left tackle Will Beatty (back) all practiced on Saturday and have a good chance at playing in Wednesday’s season opener.
Both Marvin Austin (back) and Prince Amukamara (ankle) didn’t practice and likely won’t place this week.
LB Michael Boley (hamstring) was limited at practice...
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, the Giants have placed both defensive tackle Shaun Rogers (blood clot) and cornerback Terrell Thomas (knee) on injured reserve.
I feel for both players. Rogers was playing very well in camp and in the preseason and Thomas was just on IR last season. Maybe the Giants will bring back Thomas after week eight, since the new...
The NFL season will begin in less than a week when NFC East rivals New York and Dallas square off in primetime in front of a national TV audience. The return of football will be enough to satisfy the appetite of pigskin fans everywhere, but a little trash talk is helping to stoke the fire. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones fired the first salvo when he said this: Fair enough. Of course,...
New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka was asked what he thought about the comments of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones who told his fans that they were going to “beat the Giants a****.”
“He should. I mean, the Giants have been whupping his *** for a long time,” Kiwanuka said on WFAN’s Boomer and Carton Radio show via the Newark Star-Ledger.
“It’s gotta be tough...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New York Giants are looking to trade for an offensive lineman.
Sure sounds like the Giants are in market to trade for an OL…
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 31, 2012
The Giants could use a left tackle, but those don’t come cheap, it will be interesting to see if anything happens.
The New York Football Giants have recently sent out invitations embossed with “Super Bowl XLVI Champions” as the header to (as they call it) New York Giants Account Holders.
These invites are for admittance to MetLife Stadium on the evening of Thursday, August 30, 2012 for what sounds like a fun fan gathering-type atmosphere just before the regular season kicks off. Once the...
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