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Giants' Devon Kennard is the new "quarterback" of the defense

The New York Giants placed linebacker Jon Beason on injured reserve prior to Week 9 and that meant that the team needed to shift communication responsibilities to a different linebacker. On his Monday conference call, linebacker Jonathan Casillas told reporters that strong side linebacker Devon Kennard took on that responsibility in Week 9 and will do so going forward."There was...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Devon Kennard 'pretty hopeful' he can play in Week 7

Through the first four games of the season, New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard was arguably the team's best defensive player before a hamstring injury has sidelined him for the last two games. After practicing throughout this week, albeit on a limited basis, Kennard is hopeful that he will play in Week 7 against the Dallas Cowboys."Two weeks felt like friggin two months," Kennard...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants' Devon Kennard rips the ball away on incredible interception

New York Giants wide linebacker Devon Kennard came away with arguably the most impressive defensive play of the Giants' season in the first half of the Week 4 game at Buffalo.Kennard was matched up in coverage on Bills tight end Charles Clay who was targeted down the left sideline on a wheel route. Kennard made a leaping interception after ripping the ball out of Clay's hands.Earlier...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants LB Devon Kennard makes incredible interception

The Buffalo Bills are hosting the interstate rival New York Giants in Week 4, and while Rex Ryan’s team is the one known for its amazing defense, it was the Giants that delivered the first big blow on that front. As the first quarter was winding down, Giants linebacker Devon Kennard made an outstanding play to rip the ball away from Bills tight end Charles Clay. The ball was dropped...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Devon Kennard named Pro Football Focus' 'secret superstar'

The offseason buzz continues to build for second year New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard. Earlier this offseason, teammate Jon Beason admitted that Kennard had a chance to emerge as the best player on the defense. More recently, game charting and analytic website Pro Football Focus has named Kennard the Giants' 'secret superstar'.PFF's Kevin Connaghan broke down Kennard's unique...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Devon Kennard

It is really exciting for this NY Giants blog to talk about a rising star at Linebacker.  That player is Devon Kennard.  God forbid this venerable franchise ever commit the kind of draft resources to this position that we believe it needs, let alone deserves.  Somehow, after years, seemingly decades of willful neglect, a 5th rounder was found that has the speed and instincts to...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookie linebacker Kennard has Giants 1st in award

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Rookie linebacker Devon Kennard impressed the New York Giants in training camp with his speed, athleticism and ability to hit. The only things that held back the fifth-round draft pick from Southern California was that instinctiveness that comes from playing and a hamstring injury that happened in the season opener. It took almost a month for Kennard to...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What should the New York Giants expect from Rookie Linebacker Devon Kennard?

During the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants drafted linebacker Devon Kennard out of USC in the fifth round (174th overall). Last year the Gmen’s defense allowed 383 total points, surrendering about 24 points a game. Without a doubt, this team needed to make transactions on the defensive side of the ball. After having an impressive training camp and preseason, Kennard made the...
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Biggest winners at training camp

Devon Kennard Training camp for the New York Giants has been very interesting to say the least. They have been plagued with some bad luck on the injury front and have let it overshadow all the good. Today I’m going to break down who is really bringing their A game to camp. Throughout these painful couple weeks, Devon Kennard has proved he’s going to work. The rookie has been...
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Latest signings

With the uncertainty of Jon Beason’s recovery looming over us, the one thing that’s certain is that signings have officially been completed. The New York Giants are entering mini training camp with Jay Bromley and Terrell Manning’s contracts signed and ready to go. Mini camp is the last stop before preseason begins July 22, so the newly signed men will be on the field practicing...
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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