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Giants down Pats on late FG, finish off undefeated preseason

    No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale. Josh Brown kicked a 37-yard field goal with 38 seconds to play and the New York Giants capped their first undefeated preseason since 2006 with a 16-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Thursday night. The win was a gift from Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who went for a first down with a fourth-and-1 from his 39 with less...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants cap undefeated preseason with win over Pats

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale. Josh Brown kicked a 37-yard field goal with 38 seconds to play and the New York Giants capped their first undefeated preseason since 2006 with a 16-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Thursday night. The win was a gift from Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who went for a first down with a fourth-and...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants pick Josh Brown over Brandon McManus at kicker

With an offense that may make the team’s kicker as underutilized as the Maytag repairman, the Giants nevertheless need to have at least one kicker on the roster. The Giants have entrusted that duty, for now, to veteran Josh Brown. Per a league source, rookie Brandon McManus will be waived. Don’t be surprised if McManus also is claimed on waivers. Via the New York Times, McManus...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants vs. New York Jets: 5 things to watch

The annual “Snoopy Bowl” is drawing near and there is much interest in both teams competing. The New York Giants and Jets will clash on their home turf, MetLife Stadium, still with an abundance of concerns remaining about their roster and potential in the 2014 NFL season. Here’s a look at five to watch for in Friday night’s game from Big Blue… Offensive Improvement The...
Via cover32 - Giants
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the New York Giants part of any top-10 epic Super Bowl XLIX match-ups?

Now that games are being played in the NFL, albeit exhibitions that won’t count in the standings, it’s time to start thinking about how the season is going to unfold. And to take it to the nth degree, it’s time to start thinking about who will be playing in the final game of the season – Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona. As is typically the case in the NFL, there are...
Via cover32 - Giants
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants kicker Josh Brown not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
Via cover32 - Giants
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes from New York Giants’ 20-16 preseason victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers

OFFENSE: With Charles Brown protecting Manning’s back side, it appears that offensive coordinator, Ben McAdoo, is proceeding cautiously in his quest to rebuild the Giants’ “broken offense”. For those making a big deal about Manning’s lack of downfield passing; relax, it makes no sense for McAdoo to put his quarterback in harm’s way, just to make a point in a preseason...
Via cover32 - Giants
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Steve Weatherford burns New York Giants kicker Josh Brown

In arguably one of the better burns in recent Twitter history, New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford displayed his typical social media shenanigans Tuesday afternoon with a hysterical photo and accompanying joke of kicker Josh Brown. Is that the NY @Giants kicker @jcbrown3 or did we get a new librarian? #AreThoseBifocals #OldManRiver pic.twitter.com/Od3ayKZDVw — Steve Weatherford...
Via cover32 - Giants
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Preseason: Two Roster Spot Battles to Watch

NY Giants QB Ryan Nassib throws a 73 yard strike to Corey Washington Sunday night vs the Buffalo Bills. Photo courtesy of NY Daily NewsFrank GrayBGB EditorThe NFL preseason is off and running since the New York Giants followed Michael Strahan's inspirational words at his Hall of Fame speech and stomped out the Buffalo Bills. That's all well and good, however, it's time...
Via Big Giants Boom
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sad but true: New York Giants’ Josh Brown not top-20 kicking fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Giants
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Are any New York Giants among the best MVP value bets for 2014?

Last week, the latest odds to win the Most Valuable Player award for the 2014 NFL season were released, with some of the usual suspects atop the list. But just because the wise guys in Vegas tend to know what they’re doing, that doesn’t necessarily mean all bets are created equal; in fact, many of them are nothing more than sucker bets, designed to get fans to lay down money...
Via cover32 - Giants
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? New York Giants K Josh Brown not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Giants
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 kickers and punters in the 2014 NFL Draft

The New York Giants should be pretty comfortable at both kicker and punter; a comfort they haven’t always been able to enjoy throughout history. Steve Weatherford has proven to be one of the most dependable punters in the NFL and a fan favorite among Big Blue fans. Meanwhile, the kicker position will be decided in training camp, where Josh Brown and Brandon McManus are expected...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants re-sign Josh Brown and Stevie Brown

The Giants, who will look to make a lot of moves during free agency re-signed kicker Josh Brown and safety Stevie Brown this week. Keep following us here on The Giants Beat to find out more about these two Giants signings and all the up to date free agent and draft news surrounding Big Blue this offseason.
Via nyg.scout.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Release LB Marcus Dowtin

  The New York Giants officially announced the signings of K Josh Brown and S Stevie Brown on Wednesday. They also made the announcement that LB Marcus Dowtin has been released. He signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of North Alabama back in 2012. Dowtin, 25, appeared in three games for the Giants in 2013 and totaled 8 tackles while largely contributing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Giants Use the Franchise Tag?

Today marks the first day that teams can use the franchise tag. The tag represents a once-a-year opportunity for a team to retain one of it's unrestricted free agents for a season but it comes at a hefty cost. For reference, here's every Giants' free agent this offseason: Curtis Painter, QB Andre Brown, RB Peyton Hillis, RB Louis Murphy, WR Hakeem...
Via The Giant Exiles
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kicker Josh Brown on verge of re-signing with Giants

The kicker is that he's also a singer. Still, Josh Brown isn't quite ready to drop football and expand on his newfound success belting out verses rather than booting footballs. Brown, 34, has received notoriety over the past week for his part in a MetLife video where he's one of several current and former NFL players singing a mashed rendition of the National Anthem...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Deal Between The Giants & K Josh Brown Appears To Be Imminent

According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, a deal between the Giants and impending free agent K Josh Brown appears to be “imminent and likely.” “I absolutely would love to be back with the Giants. I conveyed that with them,” Brown said on Wednesday. “I was picking up that they were feeling the same exact way.” Brown, who just finished his first season with the Giants, added...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Giants kicker Josh Brown sing the national anthem

In an ad campaign for MetLife, the sponsor of Super Bowl XLVIII’s home MetLife Stadium, a handful of current and former NFL stars took a turn at singing the National Anthem. Here is Giants kicker Josh Brown giving it a go and, surprisingly, he’s actually not too bad: Make sure you follow @cover32_NYG and @cover32_NFL on Twitter for all the latest breaking news, columns, blogs...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Who Should The Giants Re-Sign?

A few weeks back, I listed the Giants UFA/RFA (27) this off season, obviously, management will re-sign some and let some go. Looking at the list, there should be easy decisions on who stays and who should go, however; there are a few that are on the bubble on whether or not the Giants should re-sign. I will now put on my GM hat and play the role of Jerry Reese and make some decisions...
Via Football Nation
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brown kicks his way into Giants plans?

Each day until Feb. 2, the final day of the 2013 NFL season, we're going to break down a Giants free agent. We'll analyze his season, his future and the odds of him re-signing with the team this offseason. Josh Brown Position: Kicker 2013 Stats: 23 of 26 on field goals; 31 of 31 on extra points '13 Salary: 1 year, $1.01 million For all the Giants' special teams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Brown Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

It's too bad that this season didn't include more news like this but it's good nonetheless. Josh Brown was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after he was instrumental in getting Big Blue a nice win and ending the Detroit Lions playoff hopes. Per ESPN: Brown kicked three field goals in the game -- a 52-yarder and a 41-yarder, in addition to the...
Via The Giant Exiles
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions eliminated from playoffs after fifth loss in last six games

The Detroit Lions have been eliminated from the playoff picture with another late-season collapse that might also cost coach Jim Schwartz his job. Sure, Josh Brown's 45-yard field goal on the third drive of overtime lifted the New York Giants to a 23-20 win over Detroit on Sunday. But the Lions (7-8) dropped themselves out of the NFC North race by losing five of their last...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants beat Lions 23-20 in OT on Josh Brown's FG

The Detroit Lions eliminated themselves from the playoff picture. Sure, Josh Brown's 45-yard field goal on the third drive of overtime lifted the New York Giants to a 23-20 win over Detroit on Sunday. But the Lions (7-8) lost for the fifth time in six games, blowing fourth-quarter leads in each setback that might seal Jim Schwartz's fate. The embattled coach chose to play...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions lose game, season in OT

DETROIT (AP) -- Josh Brown's 45-yard field goal on the third drive of overtime lifted the New York Giants to a 23-20 win over Detroit on Sunday and eliminated the Lions from postseason contention. Detroit (7-8) lost for the fifth time in six games. Embattled Lions coach Jim Schwartz chose to play for overtime by running out the clock with 23 seconds and two timeouts left from...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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