The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nick Saban on Landon Collins: 'I cannot for the life of me think why he would slide in the draft'

Alabama coach Nick Saban can't get his head wrapped around why his former safety Landon Collins dropped out of the first round in the 2015 NFL Draft, but he says it is what is and the Giants got a steal in the process. “I cannot for the life of me think why he would slide in the draft,’’ Saban said, via the New York Post. “He’s a fine person,’’ Saban said. ...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants rookie Geremy Davis 'always hungry', per former coach

When the New York Giants selected University of Connecticut wide receiver Geremy Davis in the sixth round, many draft analysts rolled their eyes at the pick. In an extremely deep wide receiver class, Davis had earned an "undrafted" grade from several outlets that covered the draft. But the Giants don't draft according to how other teams or analysts might rank the prospects. In their...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ereck Flowers was the right draft choice for the New York Giants

Despite a lot of questioning and criticism from the media, Ereck Flowers was a great draft choice by the New York Giants. He will bring a toughness and attitude that is needed on their offensive line in order to get them back into playoff contention. The Miami alum will be the fourth member of their starting line to have been drafted since 2013, but that isn’t necessarily a bad...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

S Landon Collins not concerned about replacing Antrel Rolle

The New York Giants selected safety Landon Collins with their pick in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft, after trading up to grab him. The Alabama product is the favorite to replace the departed Antrel Rolle, who signed with Chicago as a free agent. Collins says he's been in this position before and will be up to the challenge. "Starting at Dutchtown [high school], I...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This ridiculous photoshop of Eli Manning on the Titanic will make your day

Check out this ridiculous photoshop job we found on Reddit of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning on the Titanic with Leonardo Dicaprio… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Grading all 32 teams after the NDL Draft 2015 NFL Draft Report Card: Grading each AFC team’s performance 2015 NFL Draft Report Card: Grading each NFC team’s performance via reddit Because it’s Cinco...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grading Every Giants Draft Pick

  1st round, 9th overall: Ereck Flowers, Offensive Lineman, Miami B+ Some might disagree, but I love the Giants investing in an offensive lineman in the first round.  Nothing is more important than protecting the franchise in Eli Manning as well as bringing in players that can help a stagnant run game.  The big question about Flowers is where he fits in initially.  Does he...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How good was the New York Giants draft?

First Round: OL Ereck Flowers Miami The Redskins threw a monkey wrench into the Giants first round plans when they drafted Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff with the fifth overall pick. With Scherff off the board, the Giants turned to plan B choosing offensive guard Ereck Flowers with the ninth overall pick. Flowers is a big (6’6″ 329 lbs.) strong mauling run blocker that...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. is One of Four Semi-Finalists for Madden 2016 Cover

Receiving the opportunity to grace the front of the Madden NFL cover is something any NFL player would consider a grand honor. This year, New York Giants’ wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been selected to compete for votes against Antonio Brown, Patrick Peterson and Rob Gronkowski for that distinction. Beckham sits among a crowd of some pretty prestigious NFL players who turned...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Madden Curse lives: Will it strike Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham next?

It’s a bit of a mixed blessing when you find out that one of your players is in the running for the Madden cover. One one hand, it’s nice to see them get the recognition they deserve. On the other, there’s always the concern about the Madden curse. For the uninitiated, the curse is an urban legend which says the cover athlete will either have a terrible season or get hurt along...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Landon Collins finally brings versatility to New York Giants secondary

Versatility is the name of the game if you’re going to score big in the NFL Draft. Good prospects can be extremely talented in one area but great ones always offer help in several. Maybe that’s what Jerry Reece had in mind when the New York Giants traded up to land Alabama safety Landon Collins. Reese told Dan Salomone: Reese said what really stood out about Collins was how...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants were fifth-rounder Mykkele Thompson's only pre-draft visit

When the New York Giants selected University of Texas safety Mykkele Thompson in the fifth round, it left many fans scrambling for information on the lesser publicized prospect. Most assumed that Thompson would make the NFL as an undrafted free agent, and even Thompson himself was taken by surprise when he saw his name called."Honestly, I had no idea where I was going to go," Thompson...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Grading The Giants Draft

Round 1- Ereck Flower (OT 6’6/329) Miami: Despite Flowers high ceiling and raw talent, his selection was a reach in my opinion. Clearly, Jerry Reese wanted Brandon Scherff (selected by Washington Redskins/5th overall). In every ranking of prospects that I’ve read, Flowers never made the top 20 and has flaws in his game (slow feet, soft body, and clumsy hands). Reese clearly drafted...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants Strike Gold in 2nd and 3rd Rounds

The New York Giants selected Miami offensive tackle Ereck Flowers with the ninth overall pick in the NFL Draft Thursday night. Many have come out since saying the Giants reached on grabbing their man. Whether or not that’s true, only time can tell. However, what is not up for debate, is the Giants next two selections of Alabama safety Landon Collins and UCLA defensive lineman Owamagbe...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Landon Collins the Steal of the NFL Draft?

The NFL Draft is an exciting event for all football fans. Countless hours are spent watching the event, as many of them remain glued to their TVs as they watch their favorite teams select the next class of college football players to play in the NFL. With so much talent within this draft class, many players classified as likeable first round draft picks fell to later rounds. One...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Review: New York Giants

After failing to make the playoffs in 2014, the New York Giants needed to make a splash in the draft and add pieces that can help get them back to the promised land. Did they do just that? Well, no, but what they did do is add a bunch of solid parts that will help make the entire organization better as a whole. Let’s see just how their draft broke down and graded out: Photo courtesy...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants sign 6 undrafted free agents

One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left. According to NFL.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Giants have signed 6 rookie free agents. Western Michigan safety Justin Currie Tulane offensive lineman Sean Donnelly...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Giants selection of S Landon Collins

The New York Giants traded up to the first pick in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft in order to fill a major need in their secondary. Alabama safety Landon Collins slipped into the second round, and the Giants were able to snag him. He is the type of player that they can help build their defense around, and they were very lucky to get him. At 6-foot-0 and 222 pounds, Collins...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Conclude Day 3 with an Excellent Overall Draft

The Giants did not have a Round 4 pick due to the trade for Landon Collins, but they used their remaining picks to get some players who may be able to stick on the roster.  Overall, this was as good a Draft as we have been able to assess here in 8 years of coverage.  Last year we did not understand just how crazy good Odell Beckham was, so that draft is likely to stand the test...
Via Ultimate NYG
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the New York Giants Draft: Rounds One and Two

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks before Shaun Williams, left, announces that the New York Giants selects Alabama defensive back Landon Collins as the 33rd pick in the second round of the 2015 NFL Football Draft, Friday, May 1, 2015, in Chicago. (Mandatory Credit: CHARLES REX ARBOGAST/AP Photo) The 2015 NFL Draft Commenced Thursday night in Chicago. The New York Giants have...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants trade up to draft S Landon Collins with No. 33 pick

The New York Giants selected safety Landon Collins with the 33rd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was widely expected to be selected in the first round, but he fell to the second round and the Giants made sure to trade up with the Tennessee Titans in order to snag him. During his junior season last year with Alabama, Collins ended up recording 103 tackles, three interceptions...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants take Ereck Flowers in Round 1

If the Giants were not going to trade down, they took the best guy on our board, Ereck Flowers.  So we like the pick.  This is our predraft comment on Flowers: Ereck Flowers (2) POTENTIAL.  Not 9 overall. Needs more NFL strength but has huge upside. Giants cannot be faulted for taking him at 9, given the weakness of the Draft overall. Huge, can be great run force and great pass...
Via Ultimate NYG
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the New York Giants 1st Round Selection of the 2015 NFL Draft

Player Selected: Ereck Flowers OT, Miami Initial Reaction: While they were hoping for Scherff they settle for their 2nd option. I think Flowers is a bit of a project but in time could become an above average NFL tackle, but passing on Andrus Peat just doesn’t sit well with me.Disclaimer: I agree you can’t grade a player before they even put a jersey on, but what fun would...
Via DraftSeason
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the New York Giants Trade Up for Leonard Williams?

The NFL Draft is all about building for the future. It’s about lining your team up with players that will keep your team’s future pointing upward. For some teams this means using their top pick to select a new face for their franchise. For playoff teams this means filling holes and adding depth with their later picks. And for others this means making deals to get that player...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Giants should consider letting Eli Manning walk

The New York Giants and Eli Manning have tabled contract talks and are letting him play out the final year of his seven-year, $106.9 million contract. The Giants did have the opportunity to extend his contract last season which would have saved them a little money this year but they opted against that. Both sides seem comfortable with the decision “I’ve known a lot of people...
Via EndZoneScore
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eli Manning not concerned about contract

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is entering the final season of his six-year, $97.5 million contract. At this time, it is reported that there have been no discussions between Manning and the Giants on an extension (via Fox Sports). When approached about the status of his contract, Manning didn’t seem to be concerned one bit: I haven’t made a big deal about it. ...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Giants News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Jim Harbaugh: I'd love to see Judge Judy on Supreme Court

Chip Kelly: 'I won't be here' if Eagles have to draft top QB

Brewing dispute over A-Rod’s bonuses

Top eight NFL free agents on the market

Eagles' Chip Kelly & Sam Bradford: In like, but not love

Manziel moves from downtown Cleveland

Making sense of the AL East pile-up

Chris Bosh on blood clot diagnosis: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’

Projecting the All-Star Game rosters

Tiger hasn't slept in three days since Lindsey Vonn breakup

2015 NBA Draft big board, first edition

Eliminate Hack-A-Player: Don't reward violating sports rules

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.