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Eli Manning and David Wilson put in reps at Giants’ OTAs

Both recovering from offseason surgeries, Eli Manning and David Wilson took some reps with the New York Giants during OTAs on Wednesday. Manning is just one month removed from arthroscopic ankle surgery. He took snaps with the first-team offense from new center J.D. Walton. He participated in both individual and team drills. Wilson, meanwhile, saw some time with Josh Freeman at quarterback...
Via cover32 - Giants
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

J.D. Walton says he’s 100 percent

New Giants center J.D. Walton told reporters today that he’s 100 percent healthy. J.D. Walton: "I'm ready to go." Said he feels 100 percent. #nyg — Conor Orr (@ConorTOrr) May 20, 2014 Walton has only started four games in the past two seasons due to injuries.  If he goes down this season,, look for rookie Weston Richburg to take over at center for the Giants...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing 2014 Draft Prospects & Projected Roles w/NYG

6'0" | 194 lbs | WR | Odell Beckham Jr.This pick was said to be the best pick of NYG's draft. For many reasons:1.) Versatility is huge in McAdoo's offense. When I say versatility, I mean the slot is a viable option for OBJ, as is the 1 or 2 option. Now if you follow college football and/or you've seen film on OBJ, you see he was used vastly as a KR & PR,...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

SLAM DUNK SUCCESS FOR GMEN THRU 2 DAYS OF FREE AGENCY

UPTICK UPTICK UPTICK UPTICK! The Giants have absolutely killed it these past two days!  Fantastic moves. 1) We loved the Geoff Schwartz signing yesterday, as the Giants got one of the top 10 solid free agents in the 2014 crop.  He's a solid football player bordering on all pro, he's 27, he fits a huge need on the OL… but somehow it got way better… The Giants STOLE...
Via Ultimate NYG
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants sign Charles Brown

Add another name to the Giants’ offseason haul. The team announced Tuesday that they have signed tackle Charles Brown. Brown visited with the Giants earlier in free agency and joins an offensive line that has also added Geoff Schwartz, John Jerry and J.D. Walton to the mix since the start of free agency. Brown spent most of last season as the Saints’ starting left tackle, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The New York Giants have had the best offseason so far

The New York Giants have been pretty impressive this offseason, and in my opinion, they have been the best this offseason. They did not make a major splash, but they were very active and signed quality players.  I love what Jerry Reese did. Signings: RB Rashad Jennings, WR Mario Manningham, OL Geoff Schwartz, C J.D. Walton, […] The post The New York Giants have had the best offseason...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 19, 2014  |  1 Comment

New York Giants free agency recap: News and rumors from Day 4

Day three of free agency is nearly in the books; here’s your evening update on the New York Giants: Hits - The Giants did not sign anyone on Friday. However, center J.D. Walton’s contract details came out and the big offensive lineman will be getting paid quite well. Walton will make $3 million in guarantees, per Fox Sports’ Mike Garafolo. Misses - Offensive lineman target...
Via cover32 - Giants
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Reportedly Weighing The Idea Of Re-Signing Kevin Boothe

  According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, the Giants are looking to re-sign veteran OL Kevin Boothe and pair him with J.D. Walton as their “center combo.“ The Giants recently signed Walton and former Chiefs G Geoff Schwartz to bolster their interior offensive line. Boothe, 30, appeared in all 16 games for the Giants, which included six starts at center. Pro Football Focus...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the New York Giants three days into free agency

The New York Football Giants started out of the gate strong as the new NFL year began on Tuesday. The team locked up several of their own players and lured a trio of free agents into the fold. But the progress that was made seemingly came to a screeching halt when free agent acquisition O’Brien Schofield was yanked off the table following concerns over his knee. Since then the...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Market Drying Up On EDS

Linebacker Mike Neal and tight end Andrew Quarless came crawling back to Green Bay after not finding a pot of gold at the end of the free agent rainbow, and with his options dwindling, Evan Dietrich-Smith could be next. The Giants, who showed interest in the former Idaho State star last weekend, signed J.D. Walton […]
Via Packer Update
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants Sign J.D. Walton

  Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Giants have signed former Broncos C J.D. Walton. Walton, 26, bounced around a bit in the past year given that the Broncos waived him back in December of last year and was later claimed by the Redskins. Walton underwent surgery last year for a broken ankle, so it will be interesting to see how he if he’s capable of winning a starting...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Can The Redskins End Their Offensive Woes Through Free Agency?

The Washington Redskins "mortgaged the future" to draft their franchise quarterback, Robert Griffin III. Although Griffin, when given the time to operate, has shown periods of brilliance, he finds himself under duress far too often.This has resulted in a couple of serious injuries and a host of missed scoring opportunities. If things don't change in a hurry, there will...
Via Football Nation
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins claimed center J.D. Walton off waivers ‘for the future,’ Mike Shanahan says

Center J.D. Walton, who was claimed by the Washington Redskins off waivers this week after he was released by the Denver Broncos, won’t play in the final two games of the season, Coach Mike Shanahan said. Shanahan said the move was made with the future in mind. “We liked him out of college,” Shanahan said Thursday. “We like the way he played in Denver for the first couple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Claim Former Broncos Center J.D. Walton off Waivers

The Washington Redskins claimed former Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton off waivers on Wednesday. Walton played two seasons with Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III in college. Walton (6-3, 305 pounds) was drafted by Denver in the 3rd round of the 2010 draft out of Baylor. He has not played since breaking his left ankle in [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins claim RG3's college center off waivers

The Washington Redskins have acquired Robert Griffin III's college center, claiming J.D. Walton off waivers from the Denver Broncos. Griffin and Walton were teammates for two seasons at Baylor before starting their NFL careers. Walton was a third-round pick by the Broncos in 2010 and started 36 games, but he's been sidelined since Week 4 of last season because of a severe...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Claim C J.D. Walton Off Waivers From The Broncos

Mike Klis reports that the Washington Redskins have claimed C J.D. Walton off of waivers from the Denver Broncos. Denver released Walton on Tuesday, which was a bit of a surprising move given that they once saw him as a long-term option at center. That was of course before he suffered a broken ankle back in 2012 and would later have a setback this summer. Since then, the Broncos...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans-Broncos inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today's game at Sports Authority Field in Denver between the Broncos and the Tennessee Titans, and here they are: DENVER BRONCOS: CB Champ Bailey, QB Zac Dysert, RB Ronnie Hillman, WR Trindon Holliday, G Chris Kuper, C J.D. Walton, DL Derek Wolfe TENNESSEE TITANS: WR Kenny Britt, DE Lavar Edwards, DB Micah Pellerin, QB John Skelton, OT Byron...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos re-sign center Manny Ramirez

The Denver Broncos must like Manny Ramirez as their center after all. On Wednesday the Broncos gave Ramirez a new contract which will keep him in Denver though 2015. Ramirez was making $715,000 this season but terms of his new deal are unknown at this time. The Broncos had hoped that J.D. Walton would be their center when the season started but an infection in his injured ankle has...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos Reach An Agreement With C Manny Ramirez On A Two-Year Extension

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos have reached an agreement with C Manny Ramirez on a two-year contract extension. Ramirez, 30, will now be under contract through the 2015 season. Denver turned to Ramirez after they lost Dan Koppen and J.D. Walton for the season. Ramirez’s Week 1 performance was fairly average, according to Pro Football Focus. Then again...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos put Carter on IR, Walton on PUP list

Denver safety Quinton Carter has landed on season-ending injured reserve for the second straight year. Carter started 10 games as a rookie in 2011 and had interceptions in consecutive playoff games that year. But a torn right hamstring at an indoor practice the following summer led doctors to discover he needed surgery on his left knee. He played in just three games in 2012 before...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Training Camp Report: Top 3 Storylines

1) Denver Broncos center Dan Koppen joins the growing list of injured NFL playersAt Sunday's training camp, Denver Broncos center Dan Koppen tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Reports out of Denver have confirmed it to be a season ending injury.This is definitely news that no team wants to hear. Losing the team's center is not only crushing to the player...
Via Football Nation
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Saturday has no desire to come out of retirement to sign with Broncos

With Broncos center Dan Koppen lost for the season the first name that came to everyone’s mind was that of  Jeff Saturday. Saturday, 38, was the longtime center for Peyton Manning in Indianapolis but the [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos C Dan Koppen tears ACL, sign Steve Vallos

The Denver Broncos are now in the market for some offensive line help. Center Dan Koppen suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Sunday’s practice.  Koppen was carted off the field and taken for an MRI, which revealed the season-ending injury, reports The Denver Dan Koppen tears ACL, sign Steve Vallos appeared first on Sports Glory.
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Koppen Will Miss 2013 Season After Tearing ACL During Broncos Practice

The preseason injury bug has found its way to Denver. Broncos center Dan Koppen will miss the entire 2013 season after tearing his left ACL, the team announced on Sunday. He was participating in a team drill at training camp when he was injured in a pile and carted away, according to ESPN. “I always cringe,” coach John Fox told ESPN after practice. “You never like to see players...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos' Dan Koppen tears ACL, requires season-ending injury

Broncos center Dan Koppen is out for the season after tearing his left ACL on Sunday in 9-on-7 drills less than six weeks after rejoining Denver following J.D. Walton's setback in his comeback from ankle surgery. Koppen an 11-year veteran who played his first nine seasons with the Patriots was caught in a pile early in the workout and was carted off the field and taken for an...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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