GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rodgers-Cromartie uses tough-guy card in bid to play

The Giants’ secondary might not be as shorthanded as once feared against the Vikings. Despite suffering a groin injury on Sunday, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie said he “feels good” and believes he will be active Monday night in Minnesota. “I think I can play,” he told The Post on Wednesday. “I know me, I know my...
Via New York Post
3 hours ago

New York Giants fall in NFL Week 4 Power Ranks

The New York Giants have slipped in the NFL Week 4 Power Ranks thanks to a tough home loss to the Washington Redskins. After steady gains from the preseason and through Week 3 of the regular season, the Giants find themselves falling on the NFL Week 4 Power Ranks chart. A tough loss will do that, […] New York Giants fall in NFL Week 4 Power Ranks - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ - A NY Giants...
Via G-Men Headquarters
3 hours ago

Don’t ask Eli Manning about his strange Vikings curse

Eli Manning says he has “no general thoughts’’ about purple, but his longtime teammate, Victor Cruz, pretty much is convinced it is not his quarterback’s favorite color. “I think that’s what it might be,’’ Cruz on Wednesday told The Post. “It’s not mine, I can tell you that. I’m just joking around. Statistically it is...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

From undrafted ‘butt of jokes’ to Giants’ prime-time answer

Orleans Darkwa smiled at the suggestion of starting on Monday Night Football. From the time he went undrafted out of Tulane, this was his mission, to be a key contributor for an offense, to be the guy in the backfield getting the reps during the week of practice and the handoffs and the receptions on...
Via New York Post
6 hours ago

Manning not worried about Beckham's emotional outbursts

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) A lot has been written about Odell Beckham Jr. losing his cool on the bench during the New York Giants' game against Josh Norman and the Washington Redskins. The third-year receiver looked agitated at times, mouthed off and had to be confronted on at least two occasions by new coach Ben McAdoo about keeping his poise. That's Beckham though. The 23-year...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

RB unit rallies following Vereen, Jennings injuries

The Giants running back unit discusses the outlook following Shane Vereen's injury:  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The current tally in the Giants’ offensive backfield is that one player is out, one hop...
Via Giants.com
7 hours ago

Giants’ injury update: DRC, Jennings expect to play; Eli Apple not so sure

Injured Giants assess conditions with Vikings coming up If there is one thing you learn covering an NFL team, or any professional sports team for that matter, it is never to trust players when they discuss their own injury situations. Why do I bring that up? Because the New York Giants have three key players — cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Eli Apple, running back...
Via Big Blue View
8 hours ago

Giants injury updates: Eli Apple, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Rashad Jennings

The latest on three banged-up starters. Watch video EAST RUTHERFORD -- Giants running back Rashad Jennings expects to practice Thursday as the Giants begin preparation for Monday's game at the Vikings. Jennings missed Sunday's loss to the Redskins with a thumb injury, but he said his thumb feels much better, and he anticipates...
Via NJ.com
9 hours ago

Fantasy football: Implications of Shane Vereen’s injury

Should you pick up any of the Giants’ running backs? Stop me if this feels like a dreaded flashback; Ben McAdoo is turning to a running back “by committee” approach. The approach that worked oh so terribly last year when the Giants were still trying to justify draft bust Andre Williams. It took the coaching staff until week 14 to run with Jennings as the workhorse, and all...
Via Big Blue View
9 hours ago

New York Giants have to adjust playcalling

The New York Giants have to make adjustments after a disappointing home loss to the Washington Redskins. The Giants rode a wave of momentum into MetLife last Sunday, against the Redskins. They were 2-0 for the first time in seven years, and their new-look defense was performing as advertised. They got off to a fast start by committing […] New York Giants have to adjust playcalling...
Via G-Men Headquarters
10 hours ago

Inside the Numbers: Down to the wire

Giants.com's Michael Eisen goes Inside the Numbers to recap the Giants' Week 3 game: EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Miscellaneous notes and statistics as the Giants begin full-scale preparations today fo...
Via Giants.com
10 hours ago

POLL: Will 2-1 New York Giants make the playoffs?

How much damage did loss to Washington do to the confidence of the fan base? Let’s test the confidence of New York Giants’ fans after the team’s first blemish of the 2016 season, a disappointing 29-27 loss to the NFC East rival Washington Redskins last Sunday at MetLife Stadium? Will the Giants make the playoffs? Before the loss to Washington, 92 percent (2,683) of the 2,930...
Via Big Blue View
11 hours ago

Marshall: Beckham has to 'learn how to control his emotions’

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall became the latest observer to suggest Odell Beckham Jr. needs to figure out how to better harness his emotions. But what makes Marshall’s input so interesting is he speaks from a position of experience. The New York Giants wide receiver again attracted unwanted attention due to his inability to control his emotions during Sunday...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Justin Pugh does not find Odell Beckham to be a distraction

At least one of Odell Beckham Jr.’s teammates doesn’t see him as a distraction. Guard Justin Pugh said Tuesday that he, for one, didn’t find Beckham’s sideline temper tantrum to be a distraction from the game. “No, I didn’t find it distracting,” Pugh said, via James Kratt of NJ.com. “But, obviously, I’m also out there playing. I’m not sitting, watching what’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can New York Giants Rookie RB Paul Perkins “Step Up” With Shane Vereen Out?

With Shane Vereen out for at least two months, can New York Giants rookie running back Paul Perkins step up in his absence? After the loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday, the New York Giants suffered another loss to a pivotal part of the offense in Shane Vereen. Reports indicate Vereen may be out […] Can New York Giants Rookie RB Paul Perkins “Step Up” With Shane Vereen...
Via G-Men Headquarters
14 hours ago

Giants vs. Vikings Storylines: What to watch for

Here are the storylines to follow as the Giants prepare for the Vikings on Monday Night Football:  1. GIANTS BEGIN TOUGH OCTOBER STRETCH NEWS > Latest NFL Power Rankings > S...
Via Giants.com
16 hours ago

The Worst - NFL Week 3: Steve Smith, Odell Beckham & of course the Browns

Another week in the NFL has come and gone, but not without some head-scratching moments from our favorite footballers. Eddie Maisonet III and Bonta Hill break down the worst from Week 3, a week that saw Odell Beckham Jr. catch an uppercut from a kicking net as well as some epic trash talk from the one and only Steve Smith Sr. Also, Blaine Gabbert shows the world how to not throw...
Via Yardbarker Video
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants looking to rebound after mistakes against Redskins

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The feeling of anger and frustration that the New York Giants felt after losing their first game under coach Ben McAdoo has been replaced with the realization that it's one game. The Giants (2-1) have 13 games left in the regular season and the next month is not going to be easy with games at Minnesota (3-0) and Green Bay (2-1) followed by a home game...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Justin Tuck on Odell Beckham Jr's emotion on the field

Justin Tuck on Odell Beckham Jr's emotion on the field.
Via YES Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo: Odell Beckham needs to control his emotions more

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo says that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. needs to do more to control his emotions. Beckham is known for his outward shows of emotion on the field, such as on Sunday when he got upset about an interception and nearly hurt himself by pushing a net (video here). At one point TV cameras also showed him appearing to have tears in his eyes. McAdoo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manning's INTs cost bettor shot at winning $150K in parlay

The New York Giants had multiple chances to beat the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Eli Manning single-handedly blew two of them. If you’re a fan of the G-Men who is angry with Eli at the moment, just be thankful he didn’t cost you a legitimate chance at winning $150,000. According to ESPN’s David Purdum, that’s exactly what happened to one gutsy gambler who included...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants' first loss under McAdoo a repeat of last year

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants' first regular-season loss under Ben McAdoo looked like many of the crushing ones from their last year under Tom Coughlin. In falling 29-27 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday, the Giants (2-1) blew a late lead, turned the ball over three times, had dumb penalties and had a couple of injuries that are going to leave them short-handed...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen out for season with triceps injury

After totaling 95 yards and a touchdown in a loss Sunday for the New York Giants, running back Shane Vereen’s season is over. The Giants announced Monday morning that Vereen will miss the rest of the season with a triceps injury that requires surgery. #Giants RB Shane Vereen has a triceps injury that will require season-ending surgery. pic.twitter.com/3hH2dwYMAo — New York...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Beckham Jr. one bad penalty away from suspension

The NFL took a pretty penny away from New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for a dirty hit last week, and one more such penalty would result in a suspension, reports Jay Glazer. Odell fined $36,000 for blindside crack block away from play versus Saints Kenny Vaccaro, very little wiggle room now for any UR today — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 25, 2016 Another bad...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the NFL actively creating more opportunities for women in football?

It appears the NFL has laid the foundation to give more women greater opportunities to work in what has been predominantly a man's world.  The League recently appointed Sam Rapoport, a former women’s professional football player, as its new director of football development. She’ll be tasked with overseeing a program designed to improve job and career opportunities for women...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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