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John Conner may have taken Henry Hynoski’s job in New York

Dan Graziano of ESPN.com believes John Conner may have taken Henry Hynoski’s job after he missed most of last season. Season never got on track and ended due to shoulder injury. John Conner may have taken his job. How much will FB be used in Ben McAdoo’s offense? There’s no doubt that Conner gave the giants running game a huge lift when they signed him. Need NFL Tickets?...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

A (Near) Clean Bill of Health

Not to jinx anything, but today, ALL 53-men on the New York Football Giants roster participated in practice, in some capacity. The Terminator John Conner, Brandon Jacobs, Trumaine McBride, Hakeem Nicks, JPP, Terrell Thomas, and Corey Webster were all limited, but all present and accounted for during for some portion of the workout. You can expect to see most, if not...
Via The Giant Exiles
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

John Conner’s bent facemask (Photo)

This is what happens when you’re one of the best fullbacks in the NFL.  It’s amazing that he was able to bend a facemask with so many bars on it. John Conner has given the Giants running game a big boost. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post John Conner’s bent facemask (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Giants: 2013 Week 11 NFL Power Rankings (#26)

Last week: 26 (+0) Record: 3-6 Sure, the Giants have won 3 straight, but they were against the Raiders, Vikings, and Eagles, who haven’t won at home in 10 straight games. They weren’t particularly convincing in any of them. That being said, they are in the worst division in football by far and only a game and a half back. If they were to make the playoffs, they would be one of...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

The Giants will win the NFC East

The New York Football Giants have to be the most up and down team in the NFL over the past ten years. Year in and year out the Giants seems to always have some very low moments and some very high moments. The difference between this season and the past few years is that the Giants started off very poorly.  Typically they’ll be 6-2 or 5-3 by the time they reach the halfway point...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 03, 2013  |  5 Comments

John Conner and Peyton Hillis are making things happen for the New York Giants

A few weeks ago neither John Conner or Peyton Hillis were on the New York Giants roster, but boy have they made a huge impact.  John Conner has been crushing defenders and plowing lanes for the last couple weeks.  He is even catching the ball out the backfield and giving Eli another option as a […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

Brandon Jacobs returned to 2005 mode for Giants

David Wilson Who? Tonight the New York Football Giants were finally able to run the ball. I cannot give all the credit to Brandon Jacobs, but he was huge tonight. Jacobs was running like he was in his rookie year again. He was following his lead blocker John Conner aka the Terminator. Jacobs has two […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL will remain on HBO’s Hard Knocks

Today the NFL owners had a meeting and what a meeting it was.  The only important thing to me was passed.  That was that HBO’s hit series Hard Knocks will now be guaranteed. Ian Rapoport ‏@RapSheet3m Proposal to compel teams to do Hard Knocks passed (if no volunteers), source said. Wouldn’t apply to teams with new […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The New York Giants signed one of the best fullbacks in the NFL but don’t use him?

I am so confused, while Tom Coughlin wanted to blame people for the loss (Eli Manning). He might want to look in the mirror after yesterday’s performance against the Eagles. Coughlin and the New York Giants signed John Conner aka “The Terminator” a few weeks ago, but have still not found a way to get […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Winless Giants sign FB Conner, place Hynoski on IR

The New York Giants have signed for Jets fullback John Conner. The Giants announced the move Wednesday, three days after fullback Henry Hynoski fractured his shoulder in a 38-0 loss to Carolina. Hynoski was placed on injured reserve Wednesday. Conner previously played for the Jets and the Cincinnati Bengals. He has played in 37 regular-season games with 10 starts and in two postseason...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants place Henry Hynoski on IR

After signing former Jets fullback John Conner,  the Giants have announced that they’ve placed Henry hynoski on season ending injured reserve. The Giants today filled their need for a healthy fullback when they signed fourth-year pro John Conner. Their incumbent fullback, Henry Hynoski, suffered a fractured shoulder last Sunday at Carolina and was placed on injured reserve to...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Sign Fullback John Conner

The New York Giants are in need of a thumper at fullback, and who better to lead block than the terminator. After losing fullback Henry Hynoski to a  broken shoulder, the Giants have signed John Conner to replace him.  Conner of course came to fame via two appearances on HBO’s Hard Knocks in which he was flattening on coming defensive players. Conner for some reason was...
Via Thacover2
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Sign Fullback John Conner

The New York Giants are in need of a thumper at fullback, and who better to lead block than the terminator. After losing fullback Henry Hynoski to a  broken shoulder, the Giants have signed John Conner to replace him.  Conner of course came to fame via two appearances on HBO’s Hard Knocks in which he was flattening on coming defensive players. Conner for some reason was cut...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Giants, John Conner agree to two-year deal

The New York Giants have agreed to a two-year contract with veteran fullback John Conner according to league sources. The Giants were in need of a strong lead blocker after losing starting fullback Henry Hynoski to a fractured shoulder during a 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers. The 5-foot-11 245-pounder last played for the Cincinnati Bengals where he appeared to outperform converted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Highlights From The Season Finale Of Bengals ‘Hard Knocks’

Actually, you know what? All you really need to see is the outtakes of James Harrison being hostile with the NFL Films cameramen that was shown during the end credits. The rest of the episode is associated with the business of trimming a roster down to its regulation size, which can be affecting stuff, but doesn’t make for great bite-size highlightable content.The shot of the seamstress...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Learning curve for Hunt big; potential bigger

CINCINNATI Margus Hunt got his welcome to the NFL moment early in training camp. The first day the Bengals put on shoulder pads for practice, Hunt met fullback John Conner and found out why Conner has been nicknamed The Terminator. Conner, leading the way through the line on a run play at 5-11, 245 pounds, rammed into the 6-8, 280-pound Hunt and sent the rookie defensive lineman...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals release first depth chart

The Bengals released their first depth chart of the preseason Friday and there aren't too many surprises to it. Most notably, Orson Charles is listed first among H-backsfullbacks, ahead of John Conner and the injured Chris Pressley. Charles, a fourth-round draft choice last year, is a converted tight end. George Iloka is listed first team at strong safety, ahead of Taylor Mays...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Now it's officially football season

CINCINNATI Like the first umpires yell of Play Ball! the first crack of the football pads signals a change of seasons. Fall arrived in Cincinnati on Sunday as the Bengals practiced in full pads for the first time this training camp. The day included the running of the Oklahoma drill, a series of one-on-one battles between offense and defense that produces pancake blocks, big hits...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals ready to start hitting

CINCINNATI The Bengals will don full pads for the first time in training camp on Sunday. Practicing in their shoulder pads on Saturday, they got in a little taste of whats to come. The rules of engagement were for light hitting but on more than one occasion players gave extra love taps to teammates, with linebacker Vontaze Burfict at the head of the list. There has been no hitting...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft over, Bengals running game now facing reality

CINCINNATI The NFL Draft excites everyone with the possibilities new players bring. Its also a reality check. New players coming in mean older players must go. Not everyone gets to stay at the party. The Bengals went into last weekends draft knowing running back was an area in need of upgrading. They wasted little time in choosing North Carolina running back Geovani Bernard in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Return of ‘The Terminator’

  The Bengals signed John Conner, aka The Terminator, to a two year contract Saturday after placing fullback Chris Pressley on injured reserve after he suffered a knee injury in the Thursday night win against the Eagles.  Conner drew attention two seasons ago for his role in the Hard Knocks program featuring the Jets, but he was a player I absolutely coveted going into the draft...
Via WhoDeyFans
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets sign FB Conner

The New York Jets signed fullback John Conner Saturday to replace Chris Pressley, who was placed on injured reserve. Conner was drafted by the Jets in 2010 but was cleared from the roster earlier this season in an injury settlement. Pressley injured his right knee in Thursday night's victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. He started in seven of the 14 games he played this year.
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

INJURY REPORT: Next Man Up

THE JETS EVER-GROWING INJURY REPORT ALLOWS FOR GROWTH OF YOUNG TALENT. FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Thursday's injury report for the New York Jets featured 16 players -- six that did not practice and four who are limited.That's not even counting the likes of Darrelle Revis, Santonio Holmes, Josh Mauga, Josh Baker or John Conner, who either have been placed on season-ending IR or...
Via Jets Insider.com
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets waive John Conner

The Jets have waived fullback John Conner with injury settlement on Wednesday, and will be moving forward with Lex Hilliard as the starter. John Conner became a quick Rex Ryan favorite from the University of Kentucky in 2010 when the Jets were on the HBO reality show Hard Knocks. John Conner earned the nickname the terminator because of his big blocks which were flattening on coming...
Via 60 Max Power O
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets release fullback John Conner

The New York Jets have reached an injury settlement and released fullback John Connor after drafting him in the 5th round of the 2010 draft.This is come what of a surprised since Connor is arguably one of the best fullbacks in the NFL.Jets head coach Rex Ryan didn’t rule out ppssibly bringing Connor back some time this season. he claimed they needed his roster spot. I’m not...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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