Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Giants GM Dave Gettleman shuts down Josh Rosen trade talk

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman said he was "not going there" when questioned about trade rumours for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen. Rosen's future with the Cardinals has come under question in the weeks leading up to the NFL Draft with many believing the Cardinals will select former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first overall pick, then trade their current starter out of Arizona. As for the Giants' draft plan, Gettleman admitted there are some "pretty good" quarterbacks in this year's class, but insisted his team are not in any rush to draft a signal caller.

Browns enter NFL draft as outsiders without 1st-round pick

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

John Dorsey's patience is about to be tested like never before. After having the No. 1 overall pick in each of the past two NFL drafts, the Browns' industrious general manager will begin this year's as a spectator. Dorsey, who has spent the past 16 months overhauling Cleveland's roster and reawakening ''the sleeping giant'' as he likes to call the Browns, doesn't currently have a first-round pick after trading it to the New York Giants in the stunning mega-deal for superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

Saquon Barkley has a retort for those who think Giants should have drafted Sam Darnold

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley has heard the argument that the Giants shouldn't have drafted him last year. Barkley understands why some Giants fans believe the team should have drafted a quarterback with their first-round pick last season. ?@saquon was asked if he understands people who still wish #NYG had taken QB last year.

Giants kept Manning in dark about future and Beckham trade

Monday, April 15th, 2019

The New York Giants kept two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning in the dark until recently about his future with the team, and didn't give him a warning about the trade of star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns. Speaking as organized team activities started Monday, the 38-year-old quarterback said the Giants informed him a month ago that he would be returning for a 16th season. The stunning news of the Beckham deal came secondhand: Manning read it on a crawl across the bottom of his television screen.

QB Haskins to visit Giants this week

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Former Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins will visit the New York Giants this week, he told Ohio-based website Eleven Warriors on Sunday. Haskins, one of the top quarterback prospects available in this month's draft, has already worked out for the Oakland Raiders and visited with the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins, with the two visits coming this week. The Giants, who hold the sixth and 17th picks in the first round, had dinner with Haskins the night before his Buckeyes pro day in March.

After trading Beckham, Giants made sure Shepard stays

Friday, April 12th, 2019

After shipping superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns in a stunning trade, the New York Giants made sure Eli Manning had his second-favorite target locked up for years to come. The Giants on Friday signed Sterling Shepard to a four-year contract extension that will pay him roughly $41 million. ''I'm just excited,'' Shepard said.

NFL Rumors: Patriots considered Sterling Shepard trade with Giants

Friday, April 12th, 2019

NFL Rumors: Patriots considered Sterling Shepard trade with Giants originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com In case you haven't noticed, the New England Patriots are seriously interested in acquiring a wide receiver this offseason -- and not just through the draft. The Patriots had interested in trading for wide receiver Sterling Shepard before the New York Giants gave him a new contract extension this week, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reported Thursday, citing a source. Shepard, who drew comparisons to Julian Edelman ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft, would have been a nice fit in New England.

Fantasy Football Podcast: Incoming rookie RBs, and is that a Gronk replacement?

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Subscribe to The Yahoo Fantasy Football Podcast The 2019 NFL Draft is right around the corner. Last week, Liz Loza and Matt Harmon broke down the biggest names at quarterback and tight end, and this week it's time to look into fantasy football's glamour position: Running Backs. In this week's fantasy football podcast however, Matt is joined by Eric Edholm, who returns to Yahoo as our NFL Draft Analyst!

NFL mock draft 3.0: How far could Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins slide?

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Our third mock draft has some changes — in fact, some big ones. The idea of Duke quarterback Daniel Jones going prior to Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins would have felt preposterous not long ago. But we have to keep in mind that pairing up quarterbacks and teams is not strictly a talent-first operation.

NFL notebook: Giants wide receiver Shepard gets hefty extension

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The New York Giants are finalizing a four-year, $41 million contract extension with wide receiver Sterling Shepard, NFL Network reported Wednesday. The deal includes $21.3 million in guaranteed money, according to ESPN. Shepard, a second-round pick out of Oklahoma in 2016, set career highs last season with 66 catches for 872 yards.