There were moments early in their careers — probably too early — when Spencer Paysinger and Jacquian Williams started games at linebacker for the Giants. They made plays, missed plays, stayed on the roster and did not do enough to seize control of a job.
Help has arrived — Jon Beason not long into the 2013 season and Jameel McClain in this year’s free agent haul.
The linebackers unit is a big revolving door at the moment because as one Giants coach put it: all starting spots are up for grabs. The surest possible starter may be Mark Herzlich manning the middle but even that is not a lock.
The Giants opened camp with Herzlich playing the middle along with Keith Rivers and Spencer Paysinger playing the outside. It is a little surprising to see...
When the New York Giants released Michael Boley in a salary-cap move after missing the playoffs last season, many expected Jacquian Williams to inherit the weakside linebacker job.
It didn't happen.
The Giants are making Williams work for the starting gig, and they are not making it easy for the third-year pro who missed six games in 2012 with a knee injury.
As we get closer to the beginning of the 2013 NFL season, NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks believes that Giants linebacker Jacquian Williams will be a player to watch.
The Giants’ linebacker corps has represented one of the team’s most glaring weak spots in the past few years. However, the return of a healthy Williams could bring some speed and athleticism to a unit that has...
New York Giants backup linebacker Jacquian Williams will miss Monday night's game against the Washington Redskins.
The Giants announced Sunday that Williams was being downgraded from doubtful to out because of a knee injury. The second-year player from South Florida hurt it on Oct. 14 against San Francisco and had missed the last five games.
Tight end Travis Beckham, who spent...
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December 02, 2012
Rookie linebacker hoping for hasty recovery from foot injury
Baas, Blackburn back as expected
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams handed the NFC Championship Game to the Giants with two turnovers on punt returns. Williams, the son of White Sox GM Ken Williams, was filling in for Ted Ginn Jr. as the team’s punt returner. Two Giants players said after their win that they targeted him because of his concussion history.
“The thing is, we knew he had four concussions...
Wide receiver Kyle Williams was the recipient of a torrent of hateful Twitter posts following his team's loss in the NFC Championship Game, in which the Giants edged San Francisco 20-17 in overtime following two costly fumbles by Williams.
In the wake of the emotional loss at soggy Candlestick Park, many Niner fans vented their frustrations at the second-year wide receiver,...
'I had a vision in my mind that I was going to make some type of big play to help us win the game,' Thomas says