Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

No more excuses, it’s time for Giants to be feared again

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Now, here we are, five years and two new head coaches and one new general manager and one new franchise quarterback and one pandemic later, and as training camp 2021 begins, it is time for the New York Football Giants to remember who and what they are expected to be around here. The Giants will be celebrating and honoring their Super Bowl 46 team because it is the 10-year anniversary. A decade that feels like an eternity in and around 1925 Giants Drive.

Giants place standout LB Blake Martinez on COVID-19 list

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

New York Giants star linebacker Blake Martinez was placed on the COVID-19 list, the team announced Tuesday. Martinez recorded 151 tackles last season -- ranking third in the NFL -- in his first campaign with the Giants. Safety Joshua Kalu also was placed on the COVID list and rookie wide receiver Kadarius Toney was removed.

Ex-Giants wide receiver wants to return to NFL after pleading guilty to assault charge

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Former New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor assault charge but avoided jail time for the conviction, receiving a sentence of two years probation. News’ Mike Klis reports the charge stemmed from his arrest on May 16, 2020. Latimer had 9 other charges, including four felonies, dismissed.

Saquon Barkley Not Ready For NFL Opener?

Monday, July 26th, 2021

months after a season-ending knee injury, New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley might not still be ready to suit up for the opening week of the 2021 NFL season. According to Barkley as well as Giants head coach Joe Judge, they don’t want to rush things when it comes to the 24-year-old’s status. We’re really just watching day by day and evaluating where he’s at and affording him the ability to come back when he’s fully ready to go, because the plan is when we get him back to keep him back,” said Judg...

No guarantee Saquon Barkley plays Week 1 as Giants take deliberate approach in his return

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Saquon Barkley repeatedly has refused to put a timetable on his return from a right knee injury. The Giants are doing the same thing. Giants coach Joe Judge conducted one-on-one phone interviews with the team’s beat writers Monday. He would not guarantee Barkley would play the season opener as the Giants take a deliberate approach [more]

Joe Judge not looking to rush Saquon Barkley back to Giants: ‘We’ve got to look at the long-term picture’

Monday, July 26th, 2021

There is no doubt that Joe Judge wants Saquon Barkley back on the field as soon as possible. But he has no plans to rush him – not even if it means he’s not ready to play by Week 1.

Better or worse? Giants off-ball linebackers

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Key losses: David Mayo Key additions: Reggie Ragland Why the Giants might be better This really comes down to Tae Crowder [roster profile] and Reggie Ragland. Does Crowder improve after a rookie season in which he showed promise but had poor Pro Football Focus grades? Is Ragland a better backup/situational player than David Mayo or Devante Downs?

Film study: Andrew Thomas, a tale of two seasons

Monday, July 26th, 2021

The defender’s momentum helps Thomas, but the young tackle still does a good job keeping his elbows tight, waiting patiently to attack, and then splitting the defender and not allowing him to spin back into the open gap to make a play on either the lead blocker or the running back. Even on plays where there aren’t any pullers (DUO, Inside Zone), Thomas clears the way and makes large holes off his backside.

NFL rumors: Browns’ Odell Beckham might miss preseason date with Giants

Monday, July 26th, 2021

The Odell Beckham Jr. comeback tour might not include a date with his former team. Sign up for Giants Extra: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters The Cleveland Browns wide receiver admitted Sunday he doesn’t know when he will return to action after suffering a torn left ACL last year. The Browns are scheduled to host the New York Giants in a preseason game on Aug. 22.

2021 Giants Opponent Preview: Los Angeles Chargers

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

The New York Giants don't play the Los Angeles Chargers very often, and that's probably a good thing, especially considering how the regular-season series has gone over the last few years. The Giants have lost the last four and five of the last six games of the series dating back to 1995 and are one of two teams (the other being the Colts) that now-retired Giants quarterback Eli Manning (drafted initially first overall by the Chargers in 2004) never managed to beat.