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Giants Place DT Johnathan Hankins On I.R. & Promote DT Montori Hughes

The Giants announced Tuesday that they’ve placed DT Johnathan Hankins  on season-ending injured reserve and promoted DT Montori Hughes off their practice squad. The Giants also signed DT Louis Nix and LB Nico Johnson to their practice squad. Hankins, 23, is in the third year of his four-year, $4.03 million contract that included a $1.311 million signing bonus. He’ll make...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

It's official: Giants lose DT Johnathan Hankins for the season

Just when the New York Giants have added a reinforcement along the defensive line in Jason Pierre-Paul, they have lost another. Defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins was placed on injured reserve Monday, and he will miss the remainder of the season with a torn pectoral muscle.Hankins finished as Pro Football Focus' 69th-best NFL player overall in 2014, and he was arguably the Giants...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants suffer 'huge blow' losing best run defender defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins for season

The New York Giants got their best pass rusher back on Sunday in Jason Pierre-Paul, but lost their top run stuffer in defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins for the season. According to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post, Hankins went down with a torn pectoral muscles and the outlook isn't good. Schwartz writes: This is a huge blow, as Hankins is the team’s best interior defensive...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' defense takes another hit: Hankins out with a torn pec

After placing defensive captain and middle linebacker Jon Beason on injured reserve earlier this week, the Giants may have to do the same thing with defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins. The veteran defensive tackle left the first quarter of the Giants' Week 9 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and ESPN's Dan Graziano is reporting that Hankins has a torn pectoral muscle.The Giants...
Via Fox Sports
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants' Johnathan Hankins could quietly emerge among league's best DTs in 2015

In his second season in the NFL, defensive tackle Jonathan Hankins emerged as arguably the New York Giants' second-best defensive player, behind only Jason Pierre-Paul. Hankins' raw and advanced stats during the 2014 season were equally as impressive. Hankins finished with  7.0 sacks and 51 tackles in 2014. According to Pro Football Focus' game charters, he had the eighth-most defensive...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants expecting big year from DT Johnathan Hankins after breakout season in 2014

New York Giants third-year defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins is ready to have a huge season under new defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo. Hankins, 6'2, 320-pounds, had a breakout campaign in 2014, totaling 51 tackles, 7.0 sacks, and a forced fumble in 16 starts in his sophomore season. His defensive line coach Robert Nunn said he surprised a lot of people last year, but...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnathan Hankins Emerging as a Star for Big Blue

In the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Giants selected huge defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins out of Ohio State in hopes that he could be next in line of productive defensive tackles. From players such as Fred Robbins, Barry Cofield, and Chris Canty, strong defensive tackle play has been the key to defensive success in head coach Tom Coughlin's tenure.In his rookie season...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Does the New York Giants’ Defense have a Leader?

Mike Patterson #93 and Johnathan Hankins #95 of the New York Giants celebrate a stop against the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Getty Images) Over the past two offseasons, the New York Giants have lost both of their defensive captains. Last year, they lost veteran and fan favorite, defensive end Justin...
Via The Sports Journal
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants season wrap up: defense edition

In the simplest terms, the New York Giants defense was subpar in 2014. In order to make significant improvements before next season, they need to work on improving their pass rush, and not just against teams that have below average offensive lines. Their defense this season left much to be desired, finishing 29th in the NFL in total yards allowed per game (375.8), and 30th in the...
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: New York Giants players brawl at training camp

During Monday’s practice, the New York Giants’ Henry Hynoski and Johnathan Hankins engaged in some face-to-face combat. Helmets went flying, but the fight was broken up by teammates before it could really get out of hand. Source: CJ Fogler Training camp wouldn’t feel right without a scuffle or two between teammates. Often times it can be an inspiring and positive sight to see...
Via cover32 - Giants
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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