Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Jets land No. 3 overall pick from Colts for No. 6 pick, three 2nd-round picks

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The New York Jets will pick third in the NFL draft after trading with the Indianapolis Colts. After failing to land Kirk Cousins, the New York Jets have moved up in the NFL draft, acquiring the No. 3 overall pick from the Indianapolis Colts for the No. 6 overall pick and three second-round picks.

Reports: Cardinals agree with ex-Giants OL Pugh

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The Arizona Cardinals will sign former New York Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh, according to multiple reports Friday. Per NFL Network, the deal will be for five years and just over $45 million, which would put Pugh's annual average in the top 10 among NFL guards. Pugh, 27, played primarily guard for the Giants after being drafted in the first round in 2013, but he also spent time at tackle, mostly on the right with the occasional cameo on the left side.

Giants sign OL Patrick Omameh and DB Curtis Riley

Friday, March 16th, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Giants have signed offensive lineman Patrick Omameh and defensive back Curtis Riley. The team announced the moves on Friday. Omameh, who spent the past two seasons in Jacksonville, has played in 53 regular-season

Thursday’s Sports In Brief

Friday, March 16th, 2018

COLLEGE BASKETBALL DALLAS (AP) -- Donte Ingram hit a 3-pointer from the March Madness logo just before the buzzer, lifting Loyola-Chicago over Miami 64-62 in a thriller to celebrate its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 33 years. Ingram's long shot

New 49ers RB McKinnon excited for chance to be featured back

Friday, March 16th, 2018

After spending most of his first four seasons in Minnesota as a part-time back, Jerick McKinnon wanted to find a spot in free agency where he could show off his ability as a featured runner. San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan saw enough from his film over those years to decide he was the player they wanted to be their starting running back, giving him a four-year deal that will guarantee him nearly $12 million in 2018. ''It was big for me,'' McKinnon said Thursday.

Giants tell Ereck Flowers he will compete for right tackle job

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

After the addition of Nate Solder to play left tackle in free agency, it was inevitable that Ereck Flowers was going to be changing positions for the New York Giants. According to John Healy of the New York Daily News, General Manager Dave Gettleman said in a statement announcing the signing of Solder that the team had informed Flowers he will have a chance to compete for the starting right tackle job.

NFL free agency winners and losers: Patriots have had a tough week

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The New England Patriots chased a sixth ring hard last season, and it almost paid off. Little has gone right in New England since Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz scored what would be the game-winning touchdown in Super Bowl LII. The Patriots went all-in for a title last season, and this offseason hasn’t been kind.

Source: Nate Solder To Sign Four-Year, $62-Million Contract With Giants

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

The New York Giants are expected to sign left tackle Nate Solder, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the deal is expected to be worth $60 million for four years. The New England Patriots and the Houston Texans were the other two teams interested in Solder, according to Albert Breer of the MMQB.

Top 50 NFL Free Agents Left

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The top of the NFL Free Agent market took a big hit on Tuesday, when teams throughout the league agreed to terms with players who can’t technically sign on the dotted line until Wednesday afternoon. So don’t be surprised if a handful of Tuesday’s agreed

Giants sign running back Jonathan Stewart

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The New York Giants have agreed to a contract with veteran running back Jonathan Stewart, who was released by the Carolina Panthers after 10 seasons. The Giants announced the deal on Tuesday night. The 30-year-old Stewart is Carolina's all-time leading rusher with 7,318 yards, and his 51 rushing touchdowns rank second in team history.