GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Giants skill position starters are old, which may not be a bad thing

They're still not a young team. Is it a problem? Watch video It is always interesting when by buddy down the Turnpike, Jimmy Kempsi at Philly Voice, takes inventory of every NFL teams' age. Usually, he waits until the final rosters are set late in the summer, but maybe he got bored of hanging at the Port Hole in Long Beach Island...
Via NJ.com
14 hours ago

Rookie could push Andre Williams off the Giants

In the weeks before training camp, we’ll break down each position on the Giants roster to highlight the team’s strengths, weaknesses and the depth-chart battles that will determine who’s around for Week 1: Running backs Returning players: Rashad Jennings, Shane Vereen, Andre Williams, Orleans Darkwa, Nikita Whitlock Key newcomers: Bobby Rainey (free agent), Paul Perkins...
Via New York Post
16 hours ago

Will the New York Giants Have a ‘Take No Crap’ Defense in 2016?

The New York Giants biggest shortcomings have stemmed from their lackluster defense, which ranked last in the league for 2015. Because they hit rock bottom so hard, it seems laughable to suggest that the Giants’ defense isn’t far from being a dominating force in the upcoming season. But because management finally played their cards right in the offseason and picked up defensemen...
Via The Sports Journal
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants reportedly are still interested in Eugene Monroe

A few weeks ago, it was reported that offensive tackle Eugene Monroe skipped the Baltimore Ravens minicamp and was expected to be traded or released. A day later, the Ravens made it official and released Monroe making him a free agent. Before that happened, it was rumored that the New York Giants were interested in trading for Monroe. Now that a couple of weeks have gone by, Monroe...
Via No Guts, No Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sterling Shepard: Future ROY?

New York Giants’ fans have seen what it takes to win NFL Rookie of the Year. Remember when Odell Beckham Jr. won the 2014 ROY award. It looked a little something like this if you need a refresher. Odell Beckham Jr for the catch of the year ???????????? https://t.co/BmM8RtibLn” ????” — Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) November 24, 2014 Is rookie Sterling Shepard destined for...
Via cover32
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants still have interest in Eugene Monroe

Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman and medical marijuana advocate Eugene Monroe may be getting back into the NFL. The New York Giants are looking for offensive line depth and are reportedly interested in Monroe. “This is the position most likely to add a player who may contribute before the season starts,” per Jordan Raanan of NJ.com. “The Giants still have interest in...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Eagles, Giants & Jaguars

Eagles Joel Corry of CBS Sports takes an extensive look at the Eagles’ decision to spend big on their core players — just over $280 million in guarantees — and how this could impact them moving forward. Corry points out that the Eagles’ spending leaves them in a position where they have 21 of their 22 projected starters under contract through the 2017 season with DT Bennie...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mom drops off Giants’ Eli Apple at first day of practice (VIDEO)

New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple may be 20 years old, but he's still not grown up enough to deny his mother the pleasure of driving him to his first day of practice as an NFL player. Early Thursday morning, the NFL rookie's mom, Annie Apple, posted a video to Twitter of herself driving Eli to the training facility at MetLife Stadium. According to mom, she's been driving her...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz takes a giant step back on the field

For the first time in almost two years, Victor Cruz was back on the field for the Giants at a mandatory mini-camp last week. One thing after another has set back the New York Giants wide receiver from making his long-awaited return to the field. Cruz was not expected to participate in the three day mini-camp; in fact he wasn’t expected to be back on the field for another month...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Apple dropped off at Giants OTA by mom

Annie Apple, mother of New York Giants cornerback and Ohio State alumnus Eli Apple, understandably had a mom moment dropping her son off at his first set of OTAs Thursday morning. Recording the scene as she and her son first arrived at the Giants’ facility, Annie Apple, in a three-part series of tweets, shared the joy she had for her son, about to take off for his first team duties...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Eli Apple’s Mom Shares Video Of Her Dropping Him Off At First Giants’ Practice

Eli Apple’s mother shared some adorable videos on Twitter today.  Annie Apple posted a couple of #TBT videos from the day of the former Ohio State star’s first practice with the New York Giants, who took him in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.  The Buckeyes’ rookie was driven to practice by his family.  Check it out: Eli’s first day as a NY Giants. It’s hard to...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning to continue big numbers in 2016

Eli Manning looks to continue where he left off last year for the New York Giants in Ben McAdoo’s offense after having his best statistical year in his career in 2015. Newly signed head coach Ben McAdoo has been with the Giants for two seasons as the offensive coordinator, bringing a fast-paced, no-huddle offense to the Meadowlands. Under his regime, Manning has shined through...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian Brett Jones brings depth to the New York Giants roster

Offensive lineman Brett Jones will add depth and strength to the New York Giants roster, if he can remain injury free. The Giants signed the 24-year-old in 2015 with what amounted to the standard three-year undrafted free agent contract. Fans and coaches were intrigued by what Jones had to offer, but after going through training camp, his season came quickly to an end in early September...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Coughlin was Good – but Is Ben McAdoo Better for the New York Giants?

The New York Giants won two Super Bowl titles under the direction of Tom Coughlin. But it’s easy to forget that, especially because the Giants haven’t progressed to postseason football since their last championship title of 2011. And while two consecutive 6-10 records weren’t solely Coughlin’s fault, there’s no denying the Giants franchise had already gotten the best they...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. broke multiple unwritten baseball rules in charity softball game

Here's something you probably already knew: Odell Beckham Jr. is an incredibly talented man with unworldly athleticism. That became evident fairly quickly during his NFL career when he made his spectacular one-handed catch against the Dallas Cowboys. He's not just great at catching footballs, though. He can hit softballs a mile, too. He spent Monday night playing in a charity softball...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Beckham Jr. mimics Happy Gilmore on HRs at softball game

It turns out Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not the only NFL star impressing on the charity softball circuit this summer. Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. showed off his own home run-hitting ability Monday night. .@Giants star WR @OBJ_3 just CRUSHED a home run out of Dutchess Stadium, a great Dutchess County park! #NYGiants pic.twitter.com/ZQeLx7mlsR — Sean T. McMann...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants using Jason Pierre-Paul accident as warning to rookies

The traumatic events of last summer experienced by Jason Pierre-Paul are being used by New York Giants veterans to warn the team’s younger players about the possible risks inherent to having too much free time. The New York Giants defensive lineman obviously understands all too well how down time can turn into a drastic situation, as he nearly saw his NFL career come to end...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Minicamp Report: Sterling Shepard

Odell Beckham Jr and offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan talk about rookie wide receiver Sterling Shepard, and how he will fit into the New York Giants offense.
Via SNY
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ Defense Hit Rock Bottom in 2015 – Can they Rebound?

For the first time since their last Super Bowl title of 2011, the New York Giants have the tools to be great. They signed the defensemen they’ve been lacking and they drafted well too. New head coach Ben McAdoo has created an easy-going atmosphere in practice, one that highly contradicts the old ways of Tom Coughlin, and the team has acclimated nicely. And yet, such changes don’t...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: NY Giants Minicamp Report: Getting Back on Defense

SNY shines the spotlight on Steve Spagnuolo and the defense at New York Giants minicamp, as Big Blue looks to new additions to improve the unit in 2016.
Via SNY
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. warns other wide receivers about fame

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has only been in the NFL for two seasons. Yet, he might already be the most recognizable player at his position in the entire league. A lot of this has to do with the ridiculous catches he’s made on a consistent basis since taking over as Eli Manning’s favorite target with the Giants. It could also have to do with the 187 receptions...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo, New York Giants off to a strong start

As Tom Coughlin exits his tenure as the New York Giants head coach, Ben McAdoo has some big shoes to fill in 2016. With some history as being the Giants offensive coordinator for the past two seasons, and having a very successful career with the Green Bay Packers as their offensive mindset, as well as the quarterbacks coach from 2006 until 2013, McAdoo provides the Giants with experience...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul planning to do PSAs about dangers of fireworks

Jason Pierre-Paul will never be the same after his mishap with fireworks last year, and he is hoping his horrific experience will help prevent others from making the same mistake. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily news reports that Pierre-Paul is planning to film some public service announcements about the dangers of fireworks in the weeks leading up to the 4th of July. Since...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul reveals plans for 4th of July

Not surprisingly, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t exactly on good terms with the 4th of July. When asked about his plans this year, the pass rusher made it clear he’s going to be as far away from firecrackers and fireworks as possible. Jason Pierre-Paul on his 4th of July plans: "I won't even be in the United States. Where I'm going, they don't celebrate...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Khloe Kardashian: I was just flirting with Odell Beckham

Khloe Kardashian may have been backing it up all over Odell Beckham Jr. at a party last weekend, but she insists she is not dating the New York Giants superstar. On Wednesday, Kardashian seemingly responded to the rumors with a tweet: TWIMC: Sorry to burst your bubble. When a couple drinks, a little flirting and an invasion of privacy collide things may look crazy — Khlo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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