GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Walter Thurmond: Giants DBs just as good as Seahawks

Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thrumond is now a member of the New York Giants, and he's bringing that type of bold attitude his former team had to New York with him. Thurmond was among 20 Giants players available to the media Tuesday, and was asked if he thought the Giants secondary can match up with the Seahawks. "Oh most, definitely, if not better, in my...
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David Wilson believes he’ll be cleared for OTA’s

New York Giants running back indicated on Tuesday that he believes his neck will be cleared in time for OTA’s. David Wilson said no one advised him against continuing his career after neck surgery. Is he taking a risk? "Not at all," he said. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) April 22, 2014 David Wilson says he believes he will be cleared to participate in OTAs. ...
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Giants’ Will Beatty unsure if he’ll be ready for opening day

New York Giants left tackle Will Beatty told reporters on Tuesday that he’s unsure if he’ll be ready for week one of the regular season after suffering a season ending leg and knee injury last season. LT Will Beatty (leg, knee) said he's "past the doctor's expectations" in his rehab, but still can't say if he'll be ready by Opening Day. — Ralph Vacchiano...
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Walter Thurmond fires back at Brandon Boykin

Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond told reporters on Tuesday he’s the best slot corner in the NFL. Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin disrespected Thurmond on Twitter by asking who he is. That prompted Thurmond to fire back at Boykin. I think its funny that boykins is upset about the best nickel comment when he starts on the outside! Shouldn't he have higher aspirations — walter...
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RB David Wilson expects to be cleared for OTAs

According to Conor Orr of the Newark Star-Ledger, New York Giants RB David Wilson had neck surgery in January and is hoping to be cleared to return to OTAs later this spring.
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Power Rankings: New York Giants have top-15 offense in the NFL

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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Giants safety Will Hill facing possible third suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy

According to the Associated Press, New York Giants safety Will Hill is facing a possible third suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. It is unclear if Hill failed for performance enhancing drugs like he did in 2012 (Adderall), or if he failed for drugs as in 2013. He will facing a more significant suspension and the possibility that the Giants may cut ties with him.
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New York Giants Will Hill facing third suspension over drugs

New York Giants safety Will Hill may be one of those guys that just don’t get it. According to the league’s website, Hill is facing suspension for violating the league’s drug policies for the third time. Please click here to read this story. The post New York Giants Will Hill facing third suspension over drugs appeared first on Players View.
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Report: Will Hill fails another drug test, faces long suspension

Will Hill, the troubled New York Giants safety who has received drug-related suspensions each of the past two seasons, has apparently failed another test. According to a person familiar with the situation — who requested anonymity in order to speak freely on the matter — the team has been informed of the incident, according to NJ.com.It is unclear if Hill failed for performance...
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New York Giants: Josh Freeman is Excited to Learn from Eli Manning

New York Giants’ quarterback Josh Freeman has all the physical tools to be a successful starter in the NBA. He just hasn’t been able to put it all together yet in his young career. After an unsuccessful stint with the Vikings, Freeman signed with the Giants this offseason and will take on a backup role behind Eli Manning. Despite not being the starter, Freeman is excited about...
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The New York Giants: why Larry Webster should be noticed

Bloomsburg University held their pro day earlier this month with 14 NFL teams in attendance. The division two school is located in northeast Pennsylvania and has been flying under the radar. Out of the 15 athletes working out and showing their skills the top prospect is defensive end, Larry Webster Jr. Larry Webster The Eagles, Patriots, Jets, Falcons, Vikings, Saints, Seahawks,...
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Which New York Giants player is set to have a bounce back season?

The New York Giants begin offseason workouts Monday at Quest Diagnostics Center, officially kicking off the sprint toward the 2014 NFL season opener in early September. After a dismal campaign in 2013 that miraculous had the G-Men finish just one game below .500 at 7-9, many players will be looking to improve on their poor performance. Of those players, quarterback Eli Manning should...
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Peggy Bundy likes Procrastinating Cats: The Giants in Free Agency - Part II

Ever wonder why you always procrastinate?I mean, why is it that every time you have something important to do, you end up watching five hours of Youtube videos of dancing cats with sombreros?  Well, not always sombreros, sometimes you watch the ones with dancing cats in tutus, hula skirts, cowboy hats...well, you get the picture.  Heck, back in 1978, only 5% of Americans admitted...
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The Giants' plan at running back

After a season where the running back position was pretty much improvised on the fly, the Giants will surely want to have more of a set plan to begin 2014. The signing of Rashad Jennings and the re-signing of Peyton Hillis gives the position some clarity, even with the health of David Wilson being uncertain right now. Jennings should be the starter due to how he was effective...
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, New York Giants mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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