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Giants place Sterling Shepard on injured reserve: How they can replace him

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Sign up for Giants Extra: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters There are a few ways the Giants can go about replacing Shepard, who suffered a turf toe injury in the Week 2 loss to the Bears, for however long he remains out. In two games, Shepard had eight receptions (on 10 targets) for 76 yards. He missed six games last year due to concussions.

Giants sign LB Jermaine Grace to practice squad

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

The New York Giants have signed LB Jermaine Grace to their practice squad and released OL Tyler Haycraft.

RB Depth Should be Young Hungry No Names

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

I'm tired of the Shane Vereen's, Rashad Jenning's,and Dion Lewis's of the world. Every Sunday night I see highlight shows filled with young backs I've never heard of having great runs and breakout games. This position lends itself to instinctual fast young players with all the tread still on their tires.

Giants adding RB Freeman on 1-year, $3M deal

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

The New York Giants are signing former Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman after losing Saquon Barkley for the season. Freeman and the Giants agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $3 million, Freeman's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Tuesday. Freeman will sign the contract Wednesday morning, practice with the Giants later Wednesday and could play as soon as Sunday.

Zoom-mania! 20 things we learned from 9 Zoom calls with Giants position coaches

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Defensivbe backs coach Jerome Henderson did not come right out and say that. You can, though, infer it from what he did say about newcomer Isaac Yiadom and second-year man Corey Ballentine. We’re working through that” competition, Henderson said.

NC governor: Outdoor venues could reopen at reduced capacity

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

College and professional sports teams in North Carolina may soon be allowed to host a few thousand fans in outdoor stadiums, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday. If the state's coronavirus numbers continue to improve or remain flat, Cooper said he plans to ease the occupancy restrictions for large outdoor entertainment venues starting Oct. 2.

Eli Manning’s Sundays are far different than he’s used to, and he’s loving every minute of it

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Manning also wished the best for Saquon Barkley, who suffered a season-ending knee injury. “I just feel for Saquon, feel for the person."

Giants’ Saquon Barkley out for season with torn ACL

Monday, September 21st, 2020

A major knee injury has ended Saquon Barkley's season. The Giants (0-2) said earlier in the day an MRI in a New York City hospital confirmed Barkley had torn his ACL, meaning he would not play again in 2020. Judge said backups Dion Lewis and Wayne Gallman would replace the 2018 NFL offensive rookie of the year.

Saquon Barkley makes huge statement in Instagram post

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Saquon Barkley is confident he will come back as strong as ever from his season-ending injury. Gonna be a hell of a story,” the Giants star running back wrote Monday on Instagram, alongside an image of himself being helped off the field after tearing his right ACL during Sunday’s loss to the Bears. Barkley seemingly heard what Joe Judge had said hours earlier, when the Giants first-year head coach told reporters, “I wouldn’t fall asleep on (No.

Injuries could derail season for defending NFC champ 49ers

Monday, September 21st, 2020

The injury bug that has disrupted the San Francisco 49ers' season seems impossible to contain. The 49ers had to wait a few extra hours to confirm that 2019 Defensive Rookie of the Year Nick Bosa had a season-ending torn ACL and were still waiting to hear about the status of fellow starting defensive lineman Solomon Thomas. The broken-down truck, however, is the least of coach Kyle Shanahan's concerns.