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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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Nassib to take second-team snaps for Giants

If there were questions about second-year quarterback Ryan Nassib’s future with the New York Giants, it appears they could all have answers by the end of the summer. According to quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf (via The Star-Ledger’s Conor Orr), Nassib will take the majority of the second-team reps during training camp. Nassib, a fourth-round pick a season ago, did not play...
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25 days ago  |  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

How bad is Josh Freeman?

Josh Freeman, he of the most terrible start of Minnesota Vikings’ recent history was signed by the Giants in the offseason. Josh Freeman’s terrible game for the Vikings could be explained quite easily. He didn’t exert maximum effort for a team and coach that were actively working to kneecap his career in Tampa Bay. When he came to Minnesota, he was thrown into the starting...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Viking QB Freeman cut by Giants

After signing with the Giants five months ago, the quarterback was cut by the team on Friday. Freeman was drafted in the first round by the Buccaneers in 2009 and had some ups and downs with them. After struggling in the first three games last season, the Bucs released him and the Vikings picked him up. Freeman was immediately named the starter and struggled mightily against the...
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May 31, 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 say move over Ryan Nassib; Team signs former veteran QB

The Giants are planning on life without Eli. Eli is expected to miss quite a bit of time with a surgery in the off-season.  It is not looking good for Ryan Nassib the teams draft pick from last year.  The team has now signed two veteran quarterbacks. Ryan Nassib, Curtis Painter and Josh Freeman were already on hand to handle […] The post Giants say move over Ryan Nassib...
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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

Shocking cuts by Ravens include former starting QB Curtis Painter...

I'm blown away by the news of Curtis Painter's getting the axe from the Ravens...I seriously thought Painter had outplayed backup QB Tyrod Taylor over the course of the preseason...Curtis Painter has left the building...despite what I saw as a superior pocket presence and a supremely more accurate arm compared to Tyrod Taylor...These cuts never cease to amaze me.Former Indianapolis...
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September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ravens release QB Painter

The Ravens released quarterback Curtis Painter as they reached the NFL's mandated 53-player roster limit. Painter, who started eight games for the Colts last season, was in competition with Tyrod Taylor throughout the preseason to be the backup to Joe Flacco. Three undrafted rookie free agents made the roster. They were receiver Deonte Thompson, running back Bobby Rainey and...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Curtis Painter Cut By Ravens

The Ravens cut former Colts quarterback Curtis Painter amongst a bevy of roster moves on Friday.Fantasy Spin:With Joe Flacco ahead of him on the depth chart, Painter never had a realistic chance to succeed in Baltimore so it's no surprise that they gave him the boot on cut day. Painter hasn't shown us much in his first three years of professional football (66.6 career QB...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Ravens trim roster to 53, place six on IR

The Ravens needed to get down to 53 players. They did just that Friday night. Once again the Ravens elected to keep two quarterbacks by cutting Curtis Painter. Painter showed a few things in his playing time during the preseason, but the Ravens obviously feel Tyrod Taylor is the better option to back up Joe Flacco. Aside from Painter, here’s the list of players the Ravens cut:...
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

TD caps impressive preseason for Jenkins

ST LOUIS Lets get the caveats out of the way first. Yes, it was off third-string quarterback Curtis Painter. Yes, it was in the third quarter of the Rams' fourth and final preseason game, And, yes, most of those trying to tackle him probably won't even be on the Ravens roster come Friday evening. But for about ten seconds Thursday night at the Edward Jones Dome, Rams...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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