4-0: What does it mean?

The New York Giants finished 4-0 in the 2014 preseason. Obviously the start of an excellent season.........or is it? Any NFL connoisseur will scoff and mention that the Detroit Lions of 2008 also won every game of the preseason, but failed to win a single regular season game. On the surface, it doesn't matter. There's no trophy nor is there playoffs for those with the best...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 7 Curtis Painter

Usually when a former player signs elsewhere as a free agent and returns to his old city with his new team, he is welcomed back by the fans with fanfare and remembered fondly.But that was not the case when Curtis Painter returned to Lucas Oil Stadium with the New York Giants for a preseason game on Aug. 16. Fans are not keen on him because he had a forgettable tenure in three seasons...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants trim roster to 53, cutting John Conner, Michael Cox and Curtis Painter

Some of the writing was on the wall, and some was not, as the New York Football Giants made 22 roster moves yesterday to get down to the league’s 53-man roster. Although none of the 22 transactions could be categorized as surprising, the final roster composition was surprising in a couple areas. Injuries played a part in determining the final roster, but some areas of injury...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants brush off Curtis Painter, keeping just two QBs

The Giants are working (slowly, painfully) on a new offense. And they’re only going to keep two quarterbacks to run it. According to, quarterback Curtis Painter is among the early cuts for the Giants.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants reportedly activating Jon Beason from the PUP list

Rich Kane/Icon Sportswire The Giants will be activating linebacker Jon Beason from the physically unable to perform list today. Giants activated LB Jon Beason from PUP. Team also released veteran QB Curtis Painter, FB John Conner and TE Kellen Davis. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: ...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants cut Painter, placing Manningham, Holliday on IR

The New York Giants have cut quarterback Curtis Patiner, which means Ryan Nassib has won the back up job. Confirming what several have reported: QB Curtis Painter will be released. Giants will go with 2 QBs. Ryan Nassib is the backup. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) August 30, 2014 Nassib played great this preseason after a rough start.  It seems like Ben McAdoo’s offense...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns dump Nate Burleson, Giants cut Curtis Painter

Bother by a hamstring injury during camp, Nate Burleson never really go a chance to show the Cleveland Browns if there was anything left in the tank. On Saturday morning the team cut the 33-year-old wide receiver. Given the lackluster names on the Browns depth chart at receiver this is not a good sign for the future of Burleson’s career. Another bad sign is the 15 total games he...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Giants Early Cuts

The New York Giants have to get their roster down to 53 men, and early today they made some cuts to get down to that.  Here I evaluate some of their most notable cuts so far.  Curtis Painter #453415078 / With this cut, it appears that the Giants are ready to give the reigns to Ryan Nassib and that they wouldn’t be worried if he was forced into starting.  This...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Nassib appears locked in as backup after ‘big jump’

When Tom Coughlin describes Ryan Nassib, it’s not very exciting. But it is complimentary. “He works at it,’’ the Giants coach said of the second-year quarterback. “He’s a worker, a grinder and doesn’t have a lot of emotion, whether it be good or bad.’’ This was a big summer for Nassib, trying to lock down the backup job after spending his rookie season at No....
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the New York Giants’ roster decisions

The New York Football Giants face several difficult decisions in their quest to get down to the NFL mandated 53-man roster by next Saturday. Training camp injuries muddied an already murky situation, which was then worsened by two serious injuries (Geoff Schwartz and Marcus Harris) against the New York Jets on Friday night. New York will have to get down to the league-mandated 75...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants Preseason: Three Things We Learned From the Colts Game

Corey Washington brings in the game winning TD catch from QB Ryan Nassib late in the 4th Qrt of last night's game vs the Colts. Photo courtesy of NY Daily NewsFrank GrayBGB EditorLast night, the New York Giants traveled to Indy to take on the Indianapolis Colts. After a remarkable comeback from 26 points down, the Giants won to improve to 3-0 in the preseason. That may sound...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steel City Blitz Quick Hitters from Steelers vs. Giants

Last night the Pittsburgh Steelers lost 20-16 to the New York Giants in their first preseason game of 2014. The Steelers’ defense gave up a late touchdown pass by Curtis Painter. QB Landry Jones moved the Steelers into Giants’ territory late but a fumble by Martavis Bryant ended the team’s chances. -The injury list is as follows; Ramon Foster was poked in the eye on the second...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Giants, Jets, Lions, Redskins, Saints, & Vikings

Bills Injuries are beginning to pile up for the Bills’ offensive line as Chris Hairston left Wednesday’s practice and Chris Williams departed Thursday’s workout with a toe injury. (Mike Rodak) Giants Quarterbacks Ryan Nassib and Curtis Painter have received more practice reps than usual, but that could be in preparation for Sunday’s Hall of Fame game. (Dan Graziano)...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

Of all the positions on the New York Giants’ roster, quarterback is easily the most secure. Eli Manning is the starting and nothing short of an injury will change that. However, there is much intrigue into what will happen behind him on the depth chart. Second-year gunslinger Ryan Nassib is going to be given every opportunity to earn the backup job, but last year’s backup, Curtis...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Projected Final 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart

#475382051 / The New York Giants are currently the team with probably the most question marks surrounding them.  They went 7-9 last season, but were remarkably better toward the end of the season.  They made some nice moves in the off-season, especially in the secondary, where they added Walter Thurmond and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. The Giants have potential...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants move on from Josh Freeman

Well that didn’t last very long. The New York Giants have announced that they’ve released veteran quarterback Josh Freeman. The Giants today released quarterback Josh Freeman, who was signed on April 21. Freeman had previously played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Minnesota Vikings. The transaction leaves the Giants with the same three quarterbacks they had on the roster...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants sign QB Rusty Smith after Curtis Painter surgery

Eli Manning was not the only Giants quarterback to have surgery this spring. Backup Curtis Painter underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Friday, according to the team. He is expected to miss four weeks. With Painter down, the team signed free agent quarterback Rusty Smith, giving them five quarterbacks on their roster.
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakdown & Analysis of Giants Starting Offense

QB:1.) Eli Manning2.) Josh Freeman3.) Curtis Painter4.) Ryan Nassib5.) Rusty SmithNow, obviously, Eli Manning is the starting QB & nothing will change that, other than his own health. The re-signing of Curtis Painter and the signing of Josh Freeman & Rusty Smith do nothing but provide depth. Eli Manning is the face of the franchise, and with this new offensive west coast...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Mock Draft: Analyzing top experts’ latest first-round selections

Just over a week remains until the 2014 NFL Draft and anticipation has already reached its peak. Fans are curious to see who their favorite team will pick in the first round with the hope of that player helping their team compete for the coveted Lombardi Trophy. The New York Giants have been a very difficult team to pinpoint throughout this process, in part because there is still...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants' QB UPDATE: Eli Manning sheds walking boot, Curtis Painter undergoes knee surgery

Just 17 days after undergoing surgery on his left ankle, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is no longer wearing his protective walking boot, according to Jordan Raanan of participated in the annual March of Dimes' "March for Babies" charity event Sunday. Although Manning did not fully participate in the three-mile walk, he did complete the first...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants sign QB Rusty Smith, Curtis Painter undergoes knee surgery

The New York Giants announced they had signed quarterback Rusty Smith on Monday. The signing made quarterback No. 5 on the Giants’ roster, alongside incumbent starter Eli Manning, Curtis Painter, Ryan Nassib and Josh Freeman. Smith spent the first four seasons of his NFL career as a backup for the Tennessee Titans. He played sparingly, appearing in three games and starting one...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants signed Rusty Smith after Curtis Painter underwent knee surgery

Now we know why the Giants signed quarterback Rusty Smith.  Curtis Painter underwent a knee scope, which will force him to miss some time. QB Curtis Painter underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Friday and recovery time is expected to be approximately 4 weeks — New York Giants (@Giants) April 28, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants, Josh Freeman agree on one-year deal

The New York Giants have a new backup quarterback. The Giants have reportedly agreed to terms with free-agent Josh Freeman. Done deal with the Giants and QB Josh Freeman. He’s agreed to terms, per source. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 16, 2014 Giants were the only team to face Freeman while he was a Viking. He played poorly, so clearly they believe he got a raw deal in...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants re-sign quarterback Curtis Painter

The New York Giants have re-signed quarterback Curtis Painter. Painter, 28, spent last season as Eli Manning’s backup tossing two interceptions in 16 pass attempts when he did get on the field. There is a chance that Ryan Nassib could move ahead of him on the depth chart. QB Curtis Painter will re-sign with the Giants after the start of the league year. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo...
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Giants Second Half Recap & Notes

The New York Giants received the ball to start the second half, which began with a first down pass from Curtis Painter to Jerrel Jernigan past Robert Golden, who was playing in the slot. Giants receiver Kris Adams suffered what appeared to be a serious lower leg injury a play later and had to be [...] Steelers Versus Giants Second Half Recap & Notes is a post from: Steelers Depot...
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August 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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