Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Giants LT Solder (ankle) expects to be ready for camp

Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

New York Giants left tackle Nate Solder expects to be healthy for training camp after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his ankle during the offseason. Solder said he has incorporated football training into his comeback along with the typical injury rehabilitation. "There's no reason to think that I won't be there for training camp," Solder told The Athletic when asked about his ankle.

Baker Mayfield honors ROY bet between Saquon Barkley with diamond-encrusted chain

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Baker Mayfield is a man of his word. The Cleveland Browns quarterback honored his Offensive Rookie of the Year bet with New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley by giving the former Penn State star an iced-out chain paying tribute to Barkley's larger than life quads. “It's for a chain,” Barkley said in February.

NFL draft: How much each team has invested in quarterbacks the past decade

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Every NFL team has drafted at least one quarterback in the past decade. In fact, every team except for one (the Atlanta Falcons) has drafted more than one QB in that span. One team has drafted seven (!) over that time, and no, it's not the Cleveland Browns.

2019 NFL preview: Dave Gettleman and Giants have a plan, but what is it?

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Yahoo Sports is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per weekday in reverse order of our initial 2019 power rankings. “Trust me, we've got a plan,” New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman said, according to the team's transcripts. You probably remember the Giants draft.

Rough crowd: Giants rookie Daniel Jones booed at Yankees game

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Via multiple reporters who were at Monday night's New York Yankees game, Daniel Jones, the New York Giants' rookie quarterback, was booed by the crowd. Now, it could have been the New York Jets fans on hand who were booing Jones. Daniel Jones, the New York Giants No. 6 overall draft pick, was booed at a New York Yankees game Monday night.

Cowboys TE Gathers suspended for one game

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended for one game without pay due to a violation of the NFL's policy on substance abuse, the league announced Friday. The discipline is related to Gathers' arrest on Aug. 31 in Frisco, Texas, on suspicion of marijuana possession. Gathers, 25, is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.

Shurmur again says Manning is Giants’ starting quarterback

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

When the New York Giants report to training camp next month, two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is going to be the No. 1 quarterback for coach Pat Shurmur. Shurmur reiterated his support for the 38-year-old veteran as his starter Tuesday. While that may sound clear, Shurmur faced a number of questions about Jones' status during his final media availability at organized team activities.

Giants might open door for QB competition between Eli Manning, Daniel Jones

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

The New York Giants drafted Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall draft pick this spring, which was a big surprise. Another shocker was hearing Giants general manager Dave Gettleman say starting QB Eli Manning could have years — plural — left at the helm. According to NFL Network's Kim Jones, Giants head coach Pat Shurmur appeared to leave the door open on the rookie and Manning entering into a training-camp battle for the starting job.

New York Giants rookie Daniel Jones ‘getting confident’ after impressive minicamp

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

All eyes are on New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones this offseason, a pick in the draft that left many fans up in arms. Jones had jumped right in and was taking every snap with the second-team offense by the end of last week's mandatory minicamp, according to NJ.com, and caught the eye of tight end Evan Engram. “You can see him getting confident," Engram, who didn't participate in the minicamp, said Saturday, via NJ.com. "Anytime you're coming in as a rookie, you're going to be a little shaky or a little nervous.

Giants rookie receiver Slayton catches coach’s eyes

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

It's rare for a team's fifth-round draft pick to catch the eye of a head coach in minicamp, well before NFL training camps begin in earnest late next month. Rookie wide receiver Darius Slayton has certainly made his presence felt for the New York Giants, however - especially when Slayton struggled with some dropped passes during the rookie minicamp in April. In fact, Slayton was matched up Thursday with first-round draft pick DeAndre Baker, much like the two were for three years in the highly competitive world of the SEC with Slayton at Auburn and cornerback Baker at Georgia.