Breaking Down the Colts vs. Giants: Bringing the Blitz

Last season the Indianapolis Colts compiled a respectable 42 sacks, good for joint 11th in the league. However they were almost entirely dependent on Robert Mathis, the elite pass rusher was responsible for 19.5 of those sacks, around 46% of the Colts production.Being that dependent on one defender for creating your pass rusher is never smart. The Colts needed to find more ways to...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants rally late to get past Colts 27-26

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Ryan Nassib led the New York Giants to two touchdowns in the final four minutes, completing a huge fourth-quarter comeback with a 27-26 victory on Saturday. New York trailed 26-0 early in the fourth, but the Colts couldn't hold on. Former Indy quarterback Curtis Painter finally got New York on the board with a 3-yard TD pass to Kellen Davis. Sixteen seconds...
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5 days ago  |  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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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants rally for 20-16 win over Steelers

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Rashad Jennings is taking advantage of his opportunity to be a key part of the New York Giants' running game. Jennings ran 73 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter and Curtis Painter's scoring pass with 2:50 left gave the Giants a 20-16 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in a preseason game Saturday night. Howard Jones had given the Steelers...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Hall of Fame Game: New York Giants 17 vs. Buffalo Bills 13

NFL Hall of Fame member statues | photo courtesy of PhotoPin. In this year’s NFL Hall of Fame game, the New York Giants defeated the Buffalo Bills 17-13. The following will include the top three in each category for the game. Passing Eli Manning was 6/7 for 43 yards and a fumble lost. Ryan Nassib was 7/12 for 139 yards and a touchdown, and Curtis Painter was 3/3 for 26 yards for...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Biggest Takeaways From the Hall of Fame Game

Football is finally back. After a six-month hiatus, Sunday’s are no longer football less until late January. Thank the lord. The New York Giants took on the Buffalo Bills in the first preseason game of the year, and although it was far form a perfect performance for the G-Men, it was a good start to what will hopefully be a successful 2014 season. Eli and the first team played...
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18 days ago  |  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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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense rules the day, a live look from New York Giants training camp

On Friday, Big Blue put on the pads for the first time, and it was not unusual to hear the coaches bark out to players, “you got pads, use them.” In drills and the controlled scrimmages, it becomes clear that physicality, on both sides of the ball, has become a primary focus. Offensive coordinator, Ben McAdoo spent quality time with his tight ends in drills on Friday. From what...
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26 days ago  |  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.
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Wilson, Painter looking to survive preseason

John Parker Wilson and Curtis Painter begin preseason at the bottom of the quarterback depth charts for the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants. They hope the climb out of the basement starts on Saturday when the two teams meet in the exhibition opener. Wilson is behind second-stringer Bruce Gradkowski and rookie Landry Jones. Painter, who started eight games in Indianapolis...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NY Giants 2013 starting lineup predictions

It’s still early in the New York Giants offseason, but Giants fans have a lot of time to waste until training camp finally gets here. So let’s make an early starting lineup prediction to get a snapshot of what the team will look like in 2013. Quarterback: Eli Manning No brainer here, but Curtis Painter will have to find a new job with Ryan Nassib in town. David Carr may be...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants will stay home for 2013 training camp

The New York Giants will hold training camp this summer at the Timex Performance Center, their year-round headquarters at the Meadowlands. It will be the second in three years that the Giants stay home. They trained in New Jersey in 2011 and won the Super Bowl six months later. New York had trained at the University at Albany in 16 of the last 17 seasons, but the contract with the...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Baltimore Ravens release Curtis Painter, trim roster

The Baltimore Ravens trimmed their roster to the league imposed 53-man limit on Friday. The team really didn’t make any shocking moves. Baltimore released veteran QB Curtis Painter and will enter the season with just two signal callers on their roster, something the team did last season as well. Six players were placed on the injured reserve list while 16 players were released...
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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