Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Former No. 1 pick tells Joe Burrow to ‘pull an Eli Manning’ and refuse to play for Bengals

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Burrow is coming off a tremendous senior season, and the Cincinnati Bengals are desperate for a franchise quarterback. Sure, the Bengals have gone to the playoffs and even appeared in a couple Super Bowl, but the team rarely enters a season with championship aspirations. Because of that, one former No. 1 overall pick thinks Burrow should “pull an Eli Manning” and refuse to play for the Bengals.

Thor Nystrom Multi-Round Mock Team Breakdowns

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Thor Nystrom takes a team-by-team look at the prospective four-round hauls from his mock draft. (AP)

Steelers GM on Roethlisberger: ‘We don’t think he’s at the end of the road’

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

We don't think he's at the end of the road,” Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said to Dale Lolley of DK Pittsburgh Sports. Roethlisberger was a major part of the heralded 2004 NFL Draft, selected 11th overall by the Steelers. Eli Manning - who went first overall after the New York Giants traded up for him - announced his retirement, while the Los Angeles Chargers are moving on from Philip Rivers after spending his whole career with the organization.

What does Philip Rivers’ departure mean for Chargers, Tom Brady?

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Monday marks the end of an era for the Los Angeles Chargers. The team announced it has mutually parted ways with starting quarterback Philip Rivers, who spent his first 16 NFL seasons with the franchise. Rivers was originally drafted by the New York Giants in 2004, but he was traded to the Chargers on draft day in a deal that sent Eli Manning to Big Blue.

Chargers QB Rivers will enter free agency after 16 seasons

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Philip Rivers' 16-year career with the Chargers has come to an end. The franchise announced Monday that Rivers will enter free agency and not return for the upcoming season. General manager Tom Telesco said in a statement that as they talked through various scenarios with Rivers, it became apparent it would be best for both ''to turn the page on what has truly been a remarkable run.

Pre-combine NFL mock draft: 5 quarterbacks land in Rounds 1 and 2

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Actually, those folks do have a point: If Tagovailoa tests out well medically in Indy, he's a prime target of the Dolphins — and no team is in better position to go up and get him. But there persists talk of the Dolphins exploring veteran QB possibilities, including some big names, and owner Stephen Ross even admitted that Tua's health is a worry in his mind. That matters.

Eagles hire former players Sproles, Celek, Barwin

Friday, February 7th, 2020

The Philadelphia Eagles announced several changes to their football operations on Friday, including the hiring of former players in running back Darren Sproles, tight end Brent Celek and linebacker Connor Barwin. Sproles and Celek will each be personnel consultants, while Barwin was named special assistant to the general manager. Sproles, 36, announced his retirement in December, after he had already landed on injured reserve with a torn right hip flexor muscle.

Chicago youth gets Super surprise from Goodell, Barkley

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

A sixth-grader from Chicago has turned a rejection from the NFL into a couple of extraordinary pieces of football memorabilia. Danny Speski received an autographed football from New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley and a handwritten letter from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday after Speski wrote to the league about his experience entering a Super Bowl contest. Danny was among 18,000 entrants vying to be one of 32 children selected to run the game ball onto the field at Sunday's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers.

Kitchens among additions to Judge’s staff with N.Y. Giants

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Recently fired Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens has been hired as the New York Giants tight end coach. New coach Joe Judge announced his 20-member staff on Wednesday, retaining six men from Pat Shurmur's staff and filling out other spots with veteran NFL coaches and five from the college ranks. Judge previously announced that former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett would be his offensive coordinator and Patrick Graham would handle the defense.

What Is Eli Manning’s Net Worth?

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

A decade and a half of being the quarterback in New York has made Eli Manning a major name and face not just in sports, but pop culture. After all of this, how much is Eli Manning worth? It has been estimated that Eli Manning's career endeavors have led to a net worth in the neighborhood of $100 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.