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Larry Donnell benches himself in fantasy, loses because of it

Some NFL players don’t partake in fantasy football and don’t want to hear about how they have to play better because YOUR team is suffering because of it. Some NFL players, like 49ers receiver Stevie Johnson, enjoy their work fantasy league so that they can harass YOU on Twitter. And some play fantasy football, draft themselves and then sit themselves on the bench. Like Giants...
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Giants TE benches himself in fantasy, then loses

New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell was one of the NFL’s biggest surprises during Week 4. How surprising are we talking? Donnell’s three-touchdown performance against the Washington Redskins was shocking to himself, and his fantasy football team is proof of that. On Wednesday, Donnell admitted that he played San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Where do the New York Giants safeties rank among the NFL’s best?

Everybody loves to debate about who the best cornerback in the NFL is, not least of all the top cornerbacks themselves. But how come nobody ever wants to talk about who the best safety is? Where’s the love for this crucial position on defense? Earlier this year when the NFL released its top 100 rankings, Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas was irked that only seven safeties...
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Fantasy Football Focus: Larry Donnell

Like many fantasy football playing Americans you, found yourself shriveled on the floor while simultaneously sobbing with your comfort-food of choice asking: who is Larry Donnell and why does he hate me? Studying Giants tape today. Larry Donnell isn't a fluke…He's a star. Burst, ball skills and run after catch ability–off the charts. — Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks...
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Five New York Giants Players That Will Stand Out vs. the Atlanta Falcons

Last week with the team in need of a desperate win to maintain momentum, the Giants crushed their NFC East rival, the Washington Redskins 45-14. The Gmen outplayed the Redskins in every aspect of the game: offense, defense, and in special teams. During this week five matchup, the Giants face s. Atlanta led by quarterback Matt Ryan. Expect these five New York Giants players to make...
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Giants Injury Update: Odell Beckham to return to practice in full capacity

In this springs draft, the New York Giants selected a wide receiver in the first round hoping he could be the complement to Victor Cruz. On Monday, Odell Beckham Jr. was able to get back on the field with his teammates and is hoping to be cleared to make his NFL debut on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.#488838793 / gettyimages.comBeckham injured his hamstring in OTA's and...
Via NFL Injury Report
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Giants a legit contender, matchup vs Falcons.

Hi Alex, the Giants have looked very good, winning their last two games after an 0-2 start. Eli Manning was terrific last week with four touchdowns and a rushing touchdown. Do you think they’re a legit playoff contender right now, or did they just have a couple of great games? Natasha, Brooklyn Hi Natasha, The one thing I’ve learned is that you never count out a player-coach...
Via cover32 - Giants
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Three Studs and Two Duds for the New York Giants Offense

Dud number 1: Victor CruzOnce known as the security blanket for Eli Manning, Victor Cruz has been anything but reliable this season. Cruz has five dropped passes, tied for most in the league with Tampa Bay Buccaneer Vincent Jackson. The number is far too high. His worst game was against the Cardinals Week 2, where a third down drop lead to a Ted Ginn game winning punt return for...
Via Pro Football Spot
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning looks to follow Jeter’s lead in New York

Giants quarterback Eli Manning talked to Mike Francesa about future baseball Hall of Famer Derek Jeter. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Eli Manning looks to follow Jeter’s lead in New York appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
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New York Giants shut out of NFL offensive awards (and disappointments) so far

There’s an old saying in the NFL: Teams can’t win a championship in September, but they certainly can lose one. Translation? Getting off to a good start doesn’t ensure late-season success, but struggling out of the gates almost guarantees that a team won’t be playing in January. That’s why taking a moment to look at the state of the NFL one-fourth of the way through the...
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Giants Release WR Mario Manningham From I.R.

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Giants are releasing veteran WR Mario Manningham from injured reserve on Tuesday. The Giants placed Manningham on season-ending injured reserve a month ago with a calf injury. Teams generally release players from injured reserve once they’re back to full strength, so this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Manningham, 28...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Eli on Geno Smith: If fans yell at you, you probably deserve it

Eli Manning is no stranger to the boo birds. The New York Giants quarterback has gone through his fair share of struggles while under center, and subsequently had a good number of unprintable insults hurled his way by the home fans. But despite all of the harassing and heckling Manning has endured, he’s never stooped to the fans’ level and responded, although he certainly empathizes...
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Ex-NFL player: Playing hurt is a skill

Life in the NFL is not an easy one, no matter how much financial success stands to be achieved. NFL players rarely feel 100 percent, and it’s safe to assume that the majority of players are battling through some sort of injury or discomfort every single weekend. How you manage that pain and still do your job is a huge factor in how successful you’ll be as a player. In a post...
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Report: Lions preparing to lose Suh in free agency, wants to play in NYC

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that the Lions are preparing to lose Ndamukong Suh in free agency and that he star defensive lineman would like to play in New York City. A quarter of the way through the season, the Detroit Lions are preparing to lose free-agent-to-be Ndamukong Suh and he is preparing to move on as well, according to league sources. And with Suh in New...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Beason, Odell Beckham Jr. back on the practice field

Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and line back Jon Beason were back on the practice field Monday. Jon Beason also was practicing. — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) September 29, 2014 Devon Kennard and Odell Beckham were also on the field. Beckham seemed to be working with WRs, not by himself — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) September 29, 2014 var ACE_AR...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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