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GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Giants coach switched Super Bowl pick because Cam Newton wore MVP cleats

According to ex-New York Giants coach Jim Fassel, there was a time and a place for Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to wear his gold MVP cleats. And Super Bowl warm-ups wasn’t it. Speaking with Mile High Sports 1340, Fassel essentially blamed the Panthers’ loss on the gold cleats. “All of the numbers pointed to Carolina. And when I saw Cam Newton walk out in gold shoes...
Via Sportsnaut
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Hire Former Lions GM Martin Mayhew As Director Of Football Ops

The New York Giants announced Thursday that they’ve hired former Lions GM Martin Mayhew as their director of football operations/special projects. The Lions fired Mayhew back in November, but he found interest from the Browns for their personnel position and he got an interview for the Titans’ GM position.  However, he didn’t get either job. Mayhew was promoted to general...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning, fake Eli join Jimmy Fallon

As is the custom for a Super Bowl-winning quarterback, Peyton Manning made a late-night TV appearance Wednesday. Then came a special guest, a cardboard cutout of stoic Eli Manning. By the time Peyton Manning talked to Jimmy Fallon, the public generally had become aware that Eli Manning’s stone face during Super Bowl 50 wasn’t out of jealousy but rather because he was thinking...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Congratulations Jon Beason on retirement

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit New York Giants’ linebacker Jon Beason hung up the football pads on Wednesday...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Retiring Giants linebacker Jon Beason receives nothing but respect from teammates

Will Beatty gets some love too. The Giants shook their roster on Wednesday when linebacker Jon Beason retired and offensive linemen Geoff Schwartz and Will Beatty were cut. That's a team captain and two solid veterans, gone in the span of 15 minutes.  When something like that unfolds, the locker room is sure to notice, especially for a player...
Via NJ.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Steps toward the future

Notorious for not being able to finish in the last minute and a half of a game, the New York Giants have displayed some of the most exciting while also displaying the most depressing offense this past season. The inconsistency that the offense has had this past season, has both critics and fans concerned about the future of the team. The offense is supposed to steer the team to victory...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Beason retires, Schwartz and Beatty released by Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have started to restructure their roster for their first season under coach Ben McAdoo. The team announced Wednesday that linebacker Jon Beason has retired and that offensive linemen Will Beatty and Geoff Schwartz have been released. All three players finished the season on injured reserve with Beatty missing the entire season. ...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Potential Giants salary cap casualties this offseason

The Giants may not need to create much more money under the salary cap this offseason, but if they want to, they can. The Giants have options. Lots of them. Here are all of them (beginning with wide receiver Victor Cruz) that could could save them at least $1 million.
Via NJ.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Which free agent should be the Giants' top priority to re-sign? (POLL)

What free agent do the Giants have to bring back? Watch video With the offseason in full swing, decision time is coming soon for the Giants in regards to several high-profile free agents. The Giants have a significant list of pending free agents this offseason, including cornerback Prince Amukamara, defensive ends Robert Ayers...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning explains sad reaction to Super Bowl clinching touchdown

We now know why Eli Manning looked so forlorn after his brother Peyton’s Denver Broncos locked up the Super Bowl. TMZ Sports cornered Manning on Monday to ask him what was up with his stone-faced reaction as the rest of the family celebrated around him. His answer was, well, not terribly exciting. “I was just focused on whether they’d go for two and the defense had to step...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning explains why he made face during Super Bowl

After more than a day’s worth of jokes and speculation, Eli Manning has finally provided us with an explanation for his thousand-yard stare following the Broncos’ game-clinching touchdown in Sunday’s Super Bowl 50. actually I prefer the Curb song for this video pic.twitter.com/82Wg0vR5Nd — Connor (@alsoconnor) February 8, 2016 No, Eli did not admit to being upset that his...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli did not look thrilled after Peyton locked up Super Bowl

Eli Manning picked about the worst moment possible to have his typical robotic reaction. Eli was with the rest of the Manning family watching Peyton play in the Super Bowl on Sunday. After the Broncos scored a touchdown to go up 24-10 — essentially putting the game out of reach — CBS flashed to the celebration in the Manning box. Everyone was noticeably excited and clapping...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Two people fired for illegally accessing JPP's medical records

You remember the story. Adam Schefter tweeted the medical charts of New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s amputation of his finger last July, setting off a seemingly never-ending ethical debate over HIPAA violations and whether it was correct to tweet out what was supposed to be confidential information. Well, after an internal investigation by Miami’s Jackson Memorial...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft: Five targets for the New York Giants

The NFC East was one of the worst divisions in the NFL this year. Any one of the four teams were in the mix to bring home the division title. The New York Giants had a good shot at winning it, but they fell short and missed the playoffs for the fourth straight year. This led to the team and head coach Tom Coughlin mutually agreeing to part ways. They want to rebuild for the future...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Repeats his Ode to Health – Vows to Play in 2016

New York Giants’ slot receiver Victor Cruz has been talking about his return to the active roster since he tore his patellar tendon back in 2014. Since then, Cruz has overcome the knee injury, only to be plagued by a torn fascia in his left calf, that has lengthened his inactivity from the Giants’ starting lineup. However, it was announced on Feb. 5th that Cruz is still anticipating...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Playing for a third team would weaken Peyton Manning’s legacy

Just about everyone else has chimed in regarding Peyton Manning’s future during Super Bowl week. Now, his father and brother have weighed in. According to the New York Post via NFL.com, Eli Manning said Friday it would be “tough” for his older brother to switch teams for the second time in his career. This comes a day after Archie Manning said that Peyton realizes this is...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Two people fired for leaking Jason Pierre-Paul information

The fallout from Jason Pierre-Paul’s accident that led to his finger being amputated continues. According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, Jackson Memorial Hospital has fired two people that inappropriately accessed JPP’s medical records. The official statement from the hospital (per Raanan) read as follows. “During the investigation of a breach that occurred in July 2015, Jackson...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Defense and leadership concerns in 2016

On Sunday, September 13, the New York Giants embarked on their 2015 campaign to reach the postseason for the first time in four years, this time pitted against a familiar foe in the Dallas Cowboys on primetime television. And with thousands of Americans tuned in, Tony Romo and his Cowboys pulled ahead by one with seven seconds remaining in the fourth quarter despite having handed...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham wears great ‘Back to the Future’ cleats before Pro Bowl

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has rocked custom cleats multiple times this season, and he sported a new sleek pair during warmups before the Pro Bowl kicked off on Sunday. Beckham, who is no stranger to flashy kicks, wore “Back to the Future” Nike Air Mag cleats, and even though they weren’t really self-lacing, they were still pretty sick. Check them out...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Beckham Jr. leaves HOF receiver speechless with routine

For his first two seasons in the NFL, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been wowing fans across the country with his one-handed catches during games and in pregame warmups. This week, OBJ is in Hawai’i for the annual Pro Bowl game, where he was named a captain for the team run by Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice. During practices this week for the all-star game...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr.: I want to be the greatest of all time

Odell Beckham Jr. is on a historic pace, and the New York Giants superstar wants to become the greatest wide receiver in NFL history. In a video shared by Bleacher Report as part of its “Uninterrupted” series, Beckham said it’s a blessing and a privilege to play in the NFL, something he doesn’t take lightly. “It’s great to be able to get paid for whatever you’re...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning warns Odell Beckham of consequences if not picked for his Pro Bowl team

Odell Beckham Jr. has received a rather pointed threat from his quarterback about the Pro Bowl rosters. Beckham is a Pro Bowl captain, which means he’ll get to draft one of the teams. Eli Manning is a participant. And, well, by the sounds of it, Beckham would do well to avoid biting the hand that feeds him, so to speak. "I told Odell not to feel any pressure to draft me in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tyler Sash had level of CTE similar to Junior Seau

In early September, Iowa great Tyler Sash shockingly passed away at just 27 years old. The former safety, who won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, was found to have died due to an accidental mixture of drugs, but his family had his brain submitted for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, testing. According to a report by The New York Times, Sash’s brain had a similar...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Designers offering help to Ben McAdoo with ill-fitting suit

Ben McAdoo’s first press conference as the New York Giants head coach was an otherwise successful affair, save for the comically oversized suit he was wearing, something that prompted widespread mockery on social media and elsewhere. As it turns out, the reason McAdoo’s frumpy suit — which had him resembling a “Stop Making Sense”-era David Byrne — was so ill-fitting...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul shares post-surgery pic on Instagram

Jason Pierre-Paul is expected to have two offseason surgeries on his right hand left mangled by a Fourth of July fireworks accident last summer. He underwent the first one Monday and on Tuesday shared a post-procedure photo on Instagram. The 27-year-old New York Giants defensive end struck a boxing pose to showcase a heavily bandaged right forearm. A photo posted by...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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