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7 veteran players put on notice by the Giants draft

The draft turned up the heat on more than a few players already on the Giants roster.
Via NJ.com
1 hour ago

Giants rookie minicamp: WR Darius Powe an intriguing player to watch

The Giants could still use some size at wide receiver. The Giants addressed an area of need by drafting Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard last week, but they are still on the hunt to add to the receiving corps.  When the team's rookie minicamp opens up on Friday, they will have at least eight wideouts at camp, four of which have already...
Via NJ.com
2 hours ago

What to watch closely at Giants rookie minicamp, beginning with Eli Apple

All eyes will be on the 2016 draft class and more. Watch video The Giants rookies arrive at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on Thursday. If they can find it.  That's part of the purpose of rookie minicamp. It's to get the recent draft picks and undrafted free agents acclimated to life in the NFL and with the Giants. ...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago

Eli Apple’s mom to son: ‘Dude, you’re an unemployed college dropout’

When the New York Giants selected former Ohio State defensive back Eli Apple with the 10th pick in last week’s draft, little did the team know that it would be getting a rather awesome mother figure in the process. Remember when an anonymous scout questioned Apple’s cooking prior to the draft? Well, his mom made sure to tell that dude off. Now, a few days after seeing her son...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Justin Tuck will sign one-day contract, retire a Giant

One of the New York Giants’ all-time greats will make his return home on Friday. Defensive end Justin Tuck will sign with the franchise on a one-day contract in order to retire as a member of his first NFL team, according to ESPN. Justin Tuck will sign a one-day contract and officially retire as a Giant on Friday, according to sources. The... https://t.co/kFRSoahggm — Dan...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH Giants rookie Jerell Adams’s TDs last year

The New York Giants selected South Carolina tight end Jerell Adams with their last pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Although drafted late with the 184th overall pick, there’s a lot of positive buzz surrounding the 6-foot-5, 247-pound Giants rookie. All NFL scouts have similar things to say about Jerell Adams. He measures well compared to the typical NFL tight end. Adams had the best...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jerry Reese on the Giants 2016 NFL Draft pick

The New York Giants V.P/G.M Jerry Reese joins The Michael Kay Show to discuss what he saw in Eli Apple.
Via YES Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants GM Jerry Reese: Critics of draft ‘don’t know what they’re talking about’

New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese is feeling the heat over selecting Eli Apple with the tenth-overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, with many pundits arguing the team overreached for the cornerback after watching the two players they coveted come off the draft board. But Reese vigorously defended the pick while pointing out that it’s easy to dismiss the critics because...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants general manager Jerry Reese blasts draft critics

Criticized by some for his selection of cornerback Eli Apple at No. 10 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese fired back at draft pundits on Monday. “When somebody doesn’t know what they’re talking about, it’s easy to depict it that way,” Reese said, via NJ.com. “Because they don’t know what they’re talking about.” Reese and...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ GM Jerry Reese Defends Draft Picks

New York Giants’ general manager Jerry Reese is arguably on his last chance to bring his team back to the competitive caliber they achieved five years ago. After being absent from the playoffs since their last Super Bowl title of 2011, the Giants have fallen into disrepair due to a collective lack of talent on both sides of the ball. And while it’s easy to suggest the Giants...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman: Odell Beckham Jr. ‘trying to steal my bologna’

For Josh Norman, his rivalry with New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is about one thing and one thing only. Stolen bologna. In a first hand essay on The Players’ Tribune, the new Washington Redskins cornerback detailed the rivalry with Beckham, which came to a head last December in a game between Beckham’s Giants and Norman’s old team, the Carolina Panthers. “When...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Apple’s mom Annie has hilarious tweet about thirsty girls

Eli Apple’s mom has already earned the reputation for being a great follow on Twitter, but this tweet really just takes the cake. Here’s what Annie Apple tweeted just days after her son was taken No. 10 overall by the New York Giants on Thursday: Praying for all the thirsty girls sliding in new NFL rookies DMs with heavy booty & cleavage action pics. Only Jesus can quench...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five players in New York Giants history

The New York Giants are the oldest team in the NFL are the last of the five original teams to form the league in 1925. They have had a storied history of success in their near-100 years in the league and have seen their fair share of great players. They have had some great players on both sides of the ball during their time in the league and they have certainly made a big impact...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft- Round 2 & 3

The Giants drafted WR Sterling Shepard and S Darian Thompson. Shepard was ranked 49th by us out of our top 50, so he’s a good solid player. He’s got good hands. He’ll be able to help the team because he’s a good WR. But just like with Eli Apple, another good player, the Giants missed another opportunity to get a terrific Offensive Tackle. This time the pick was Jason Spriggs...
Via Ultimate NYG
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants still need offensive lineman, linebacker, tight end

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants are heading into the final day of the NFL draft with a lot of needs and no guarantees they are going to find players to plug the holes. The biggest needs seem to be on the offensive and defensive lines. The offensive line needs another tackle, particularly one who can play the right side and challenge veteran Marshall Newhouse. ...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants Pick Cornerback Eli Apple in First Round of 2016 Draft

Since the New York Giants spent a decent chunk of change on their defensive shortcomings this offseason, their first round draft pick has been a topic of speculation. Players like defensive tackle Damon Harrison, cornerback Janoris Jenkins, and defensive end Olivier Vernon have huge potential to revitalize the severely-lacking defense, which ranked worst in 2015 by giving up 420...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft: Why Eli Apple Was the First Cornerback Drafted, to the New York Giants

Entering the night, the Giants had a couple of players hoping to select at Pick 10 if the rest of the draft shook up as they planned. Balancing out the off-the-field issues and weaknesses in each player’s game, New York compiled all its notes together just to fall short of what they had hoped would happen with two of its most coveted players going before it was their time to bat...
Via Optimum Scouting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Apple once trolled Giants fans on Twitter

Athletes need to watch what they tweet, because they never know what may come back to haunt them. Eli Apple could tell you something about that. Apple, a redshirt sophomore from Ohio State, was selected No. 10 overall in Thursday’s NFL Draft by the New York Giants. While getting picked so high was a great break for Apple especially after the character criticism he endured this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dan Graziano on the Giants' 2016 Draft Strategy

Giants reporter Dan Graziano joins The Michael Kay Show to discuss the New York Giants and their draft strategy.
Via YES Network
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Camp Report: Cruz and JPP

Victor Cruz, Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr. and Jason Pierre Paul meet the media as the New York Giants hold mini camp under new head coach Ben McAdoo.
Via SNY
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Myles Jack off New York Giants' draft board

The knee condition that has former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack in the news for all the wrong reasons leading up to this week’s NFL draft apparently has one team looking to avoid him in the first round. According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, the New York Giants have taken Jack completely off their draft board for the first round: From the report: This quote to me from Myles...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Mini Camp Report

SNY's Ralph Vacchiano reports from New York Giants mini camp, as Odell Beckham Jr and head coach Ben McAdoo address the new season and Josh Norman signing with the Washington Redkskins.
Via SNY
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre-Paul getting new glove, vows to be better than ever

Jason Pierre-Paul signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants this offseason in hopes of proving he is worthy of a long-term extension, and the two-time Pro Bowler intends to do just that. On Tuesday, Pierre-Paul told reporters he considers himself to be in the best shape of his career. He also revealed that he is getting a new custom glove for his surgically repaired hand and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman eager to face Odell Beckham Jr. twice each season

An incredibly tumultuous several days that featured a nearly incomprehensible sequence of events for Josh Norman has landed the former Carolina Panthers cornerback in D.C. as a member of the Washington Redskins courtesy of a reported five-year, $75 million deal. It didn’t take long for people to put two and two together and realize the abrupt change in scenery means Norman will...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants owner says NFL could eventually eliminate kickoffs

When the NFL moved the kickoff from the 30 to the 35-yard line in 2012, there was talk that the kickoff could be eliminated completely at some point in an attempt to make the game safer. That discussion had been dormant since then, until Giants co-owner and NFL Competition Committee member John Mara told Giants.com Tuesday that while the committee isn’t ready to abolish the...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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