Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Giants’ deal for CB Ross Cockrell falls apart at last minute

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

The New York Giants thought they had found a suitable replacement for cornerback DeAndre Baker, who is on the commissioner’s exempt list after being charged with four counts of armed robbery stemming from an incident in Florida in May. The team had visited with and intended to sign veteran cornerback Ross Cockrell, who had taken a physical and been tested for COVID-19 over the weekend. However, on Tuesday afternoon, things fell apart.

Ross Cockrell’s Giants Contract Reportedly Falls Through over Financial Details

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Cornerback Ross Cockrell reportedly decided not to sign with the New York Giants after all because of financial details in the proposed contract. Jordan Raanan of ESPN reported the news, noting Cockrell visited the Giants, underwent COVID-19 resting Saturday and appeared set to sign with the NFC East team. However, the deal "fell apart at the last minute" because "the financial details no longer were to Cockrell's satisfaction."

Giants’ deal with CB Ross Cockrell falls apart over financial terms, source says

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

A deal between veteran cornerback Ross Cockrell and the New York Giants fell apart at the last minute when financial terms could not be reached, a source told ESPN. Newsday was first to report that the deal had fallen apart. It was believed that Cockrell would be signing with the Giants after visiting on Saturday and undergoing COVID-19 testing.

Giants jumped at chance to be Giants’ offensive coordinator

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Jason Garrett wasn't interested in sitting around for a year after the Dallas Cowboys didn't renew his contract as their head coach after 10 years in charge. So when the New York Giants and new head coach Joe Judge called to ask him about becoming the offensive coordinator, he jumped at the chance Speaking to reporters on Tuesday for the first time since he was hired in January, Garrett refused to discuss his final days in Dallas.

Jason Garrett Says He’s ‘Grateful’ for Time with Cowboys After Joining Giants

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

The Dallas Cowboys fired former head coach Jason Garrett after a 2019 season in which the team was unable to reach the postseason. But Garrett landed with a divisional rival, the New York Giants, as Joe Judge's offensive coordinator. On Tuesday, Garrett spoke about valuing his time with Dallas but looking forward to his time in New York, per Art Stapleton of USA Today: "I just want to acknowledge my time in Dallas, and how grateful I am for that whole experience, you know, everyone in the Cowboy...

36-year-old daughter of Giants co-owner Steve Tisch dies

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The 36-year-old daughter of New York Giants co-owner and film producer Steve Tisch has died.

Golden surprised by tender, frustrated by free agency

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Free agency has not been good to linebacker Markus Golden. The 29-year-old pass rusher had to settle for a one-year deal from the New York Giants in 2019 because he was coming off a so-so season with the Arizona Cardinals following a major knee injury in 2017. Teams didn't want to meet his asking prize of roughly $10 million annually after a team-high 10-sack season and the Giants ended up keeping his exclusive rights for this season by placing a rarely used May 5 tender on him.

Markus Golden admits frustration at the way free agency played out

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Free agency did not go the way Markus Golden expected in 2019, so he signed a one-year deal with the Giants. After 10 sacks and 15 quarterback hits last season, Golden thought he would find a healthy free agency market. He didn't. The Giants applied the rarely used May 5 free agent tender on him [more]

Giants have 2nd-best core of young players in NFL, according to ESPN ranking

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Youth is served on the New York Giants, according to ESPN, which ranked all 32 NFL teams based on their roster of players under the age of 25. Of course, that shouldn’t be a surprise, with general manager Dave Gettleman having top-10 picks in each of the last three NFL Drafts. Sign up for Giants Extra: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters Per ESPN, the Giants have the second-best core of young players, trailing only the Baltimore Ravens.

Giants’ under-25 talent ranked No. 2 in NFL

Monday, August 10th, 2020

The Giants are not the Ravens. While the latter climbed to the top of the list on the strength of exceptional talent evaluation and development, the former reached their place in the rankings with volume. GM Dave Gettleman inherited a three-win Giants team with the No.