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Andre Williams knows how to earn more playing time in Giants' offensive scheme

Despite being selected in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, New York Giants running back Andre Williams was thrown right into the fire as a rookie after starter Rashad Jennings got injured in Week 5. Following Jennings' injury, Williams played at least 50 percent of the team's snaps in seven games including a Week 15 contest where he saw 92 percent of the snaps. Williams' biggest...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr: Double teams on me won't work

After having an absolutely amazing rookie season, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. knows he is going to draw more coverage this upcoming season. Not one bit worried about opposing defenses limiting his productivity, OBJ issued this statement: “I definitely expect to receive a lot more attention,” Beckham said Wednesday, via NJ.com’s Jordan Raanan. “But...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants with a chance for winningest month in over 50 years

The Giants have been hot of late. They are 24-10 since April 15, and 19-7 in the month of May. Their record this May has been so good that the team actually has a chance for it’s winningest month in quite some time, according to Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News. Baggarly notes that a split of the final series of the month, a four-game series with the Braves, would give...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Will Victor Cruz ever be the same?

On Oct. 13, 2014, the New York Giants suffered an unexpected and hugely impactful loss. In a division match-up against the Philadelphia Eagles – which would conclude in a 27-0 Eagles victory – Giants WR Victor Cruz tore his patellar tendon in an attempt to grab a touchdown pass. He leapt into the air, and instead of catching the pass from QB Eli Manning, he crumpled to the ground...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WR Odell Beckham Jr. expects more attention from opposing defenses, but says 'it’s just not going to work'

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. won’t be sneaking up on anybody in 2015, especially being the poster boy for the popular Madden video game; however, the speedy pass catcher, who was virtually impossible to cover last season says despite the expected added attention, it won't make any difference. “I definitely expect to receive a lot more attention,” Beckham...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

'Entourage' creator rips Eli Manning for ditching movie

  If you’re a sports fan, chances are you have at least one compelling reason to go see the new “Entourage” movie.   The film based on the popular HBO show opens next Wednesday and features tons of athlete cameos, from New England Patriots teammates Tom Brady and Julian Edelman to UFC star Ronda Rousey. In case you needed more reasons, though, “Entourage”...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants unveil new-look offensive line at OTA's

The New York Giants rebuilt their offensive line and put the unit on display at the start of organized team activities. Returning just two players from last season, players have switched positions and moved along the line. Third-year and former first round pick Justin Pugh goes from right tackle to left guard while Weston Richburg slides over from left guard to center. Quaterback...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Giants, Lions, Ravens, & Texans

Giants Giants WR Victor Cruz (patellar tear) said he’s “about 80 percent there” with his rehab. “I think it’s just a matter of continuing to build the strength for the last leg of it,” Cruz said Wednesday, via the New York Post. “I’ve been running some routes for about two weeks now, and there’s been ... The post NFL Notes: Giants, Lions, Ravens, & Texans appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. Not Worried about the “Madden Curse”

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is the youngest player and only rookie to have been voted to the cover of a Madden game. The talented receiver had a remarkable rookie season, tallying 91 catches for 1,305 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns in 12 games. When asked if he is worried about the haunting “Madden Curse,” Beckham simply stated this (via ESPN): “I don’t...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shane Vereen Going Through Drills With the New York Giants

For the first four years of his career Shane Vereen has been one of the many weapons the New England Patriots. While he did look good at times he was never really given the chance to show whether he could be the man. He will have to compete with Andre Williams and Rashad Jennings for carries in New York So he still may not get that chance, but at least he is on a team that is a little...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning Snubbed His Cameo on “Entourage,” Tom Brady Filled in

The movie “Entourage” will feature many athlete cameos in the spin-off of the HBO series. Since the movie’s debut is coming June 3, series creator Doug Ellin was interviewed about the project. During that interview, he answered questions about New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who was slated to have a cameo in the movie. Ellin claimed that Manning originally wanted to...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants 2015 Preview: Post Draft Offseason Wrap

Odell Beckham Jr. shone in the second half of his rookie season as he took some time to get healthy and acclimate to the NFL, while his teammates took their own time acclimating to OC Ben McAdoo’s system. The question heading into 2015 is whether he, and they, can keep up an impressive second half pace and how effectively Victor Cruz returns to the field after a torn patellar tendon...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Things We Learned from the First Day of OTAs

1. Ereck Flowers Started with the First Team Offensive Line at Left TackleWith the devastating pectoral injury to former starting left tackle Will Beatty, who will miss at least half of the season recovering from surgery, more weight will now be placed on the shoulders of the 9th overall pick to immediately produce, and potentially start at left tackle right away. Flowers has the...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DE Kerry Wynn projected to have 'breakout season' in 2015

New York Giants defensive end Kerry Wynn is in a perfect position to succeed in 2015 and beyond if he can build on his 2014 performance. Wynn, 6'5, 266 pounds, showed athleticism in his rookie season while posting some eye-popping statistics. According to Patricia Traina of the Bleacher Report, if Wynn can bulk up and gain more playing strength, he could be the team's next power...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Could Akeem Hunt Be The Next Dave Meggett?

Giants GM Jerry Reese only signed 6 UDFA, however; one of them was Akeem Hunt. Hunt played at the University of Purdue and starred at RB and KR. A look at his Pro Day Results (see chart below) shows that Hunt has the athletic ability that could help a time. His senior year at Purdue might not have been as impressive as some of the RB’s in this draft, however; it did indicate that...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC East: How the new PAT rule change affects the division

As many football fans know, the NFL changed the distance of kicking an extra point back to the 15-yard  line (a 33 yard attempt) while keeping the two-point conversion the same distance. The decision was made in an owners meeting last week in San Francisco where the owners voted 30-2 in favor of the change. The NFL is always looking for more ways to entertain their audience. The...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrible: Offensive line coach savages New York Giants first round pick Ereck Flowers

If you were holding out hope that Ereck Flowers could step up and start at left tackle for the New York Giants in place of the injured Will Beatty, you’re not going to like this story. In today’s MMQB, Greg Bedard shared a scary anecdote about New York’s first round pick… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed this weekend Power Rankings: The...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five offensive players with the most to gain during Giants' OTAs

The New York Giants are set to begin their first set of OTAs that run from May 26th through May 28th. Offseason player movement combined with the untimely injury of starting left tackle Will Beatty have combined to produce some uncertainty of the offensive side of the ball. These five offensive players can use this initial set of OTAs as an opportunity to establish key roles within...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning ranks ahead of Peyton in NFL.com quarterback rankings

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is still trying to prove doubters he is an elite quarterback and belongs in the Hall of Fame. He has the two Super Bowl rings and MVPs, but his inconsistent stats have hurt his reputation. However, Bucky Brooks from NFL.com ranks Eli as the ninth best quarterback in the NFL, even ahead of his brother Peyton (which I, along with 99 percent...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: New York Giants star Odell Beckham trolls fans with singing skills

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. isn’t just really great at football. According to his Instragram, he’s also really, really good at singing. To watch the video of him singing, click here. Needless to say, Twitter also had positive reviews for him: Odell beckham jr can sing You may also be interested in: Photo: Washington Redskins fanbase stretches across...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants’ safety Landon Collins will be a force in coverage

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Before he was taken during last month’s NFL Draft, New York Giants’ safety Landon Collins was projected as an inevitable high, first-round selection. That was before word went viral not but a few weeks before the draft took place that the feared coverage enforcer from Alabama was really more of a “box safety” who brought little range to the playing...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants Best Two-Point Conversion Chances

The most consistent aspect of the NFL is inconsistency.For more than 50 years, the team which scored first in overtime was declared the winner. But prior to the 2014 season, those rules changed. Now, if the defense holds the offense to a field goal, their offense gets a chance to match or one up its opponent. But the league’s constant change hasn’t stopped there. After this week’s...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Flowers Needs to Blossom Early

The New York Giants were dealt devastating news Wednesday when they learned that starting left tackle Will Beatty will miss five to six months with a torn pectoral muscle. The injury reportedly occurred while Beatty was lifting weights. Beatty’s shelfing will have a noticeable effect on the Giants offense, markedly first-round pick Ereck Flowers. When the Giants made Flowers a...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Beatty Injured. Giants Permanently Injured.

When I heard the news that Will Beatty had torn his pectoral muscle and was going to be out 5-6 months, all I could think about was this persistent injury problem that the Giants continue to face, YEAR AFTER FREAKING YEAR.  We have documented this problem.  We have said it time and again that the Giants are not using modern 21st Century techniques in training and conditioning...
Via Ultimate NYG
9 days ago  |  Discuss

David Carr spoke about deflating footballs in 2006

Would anyone care if former NFL quarterback David Carr instructed equipment managers to let some air out of game balls? Apparently not. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk uncovered a nearly 10-year-old article in which NFL Media’s Judy Battista — formerly of the New York Times — described the process that Carr goes through to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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