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WATCH: How do the antics of Odell Beckham Jr affect the NY Giants?

SNY NFL Insider Ralph Vacchiano discusses New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.'s recent behavior, and his mindset going into Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings.
Via SNY
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Is Giants’ defensive line on the brink of a breakout?

Sacks haven’t shown up yet, but they could soon When the Giants shelled out cash to remake the defense this past offseason, most of the resources were spent on the defensive line. It made sense considering how the Giants defenses of the past found their success. It was through a dominant defensive line that consistently pressured quarterbacks and made the job easier for the secondary...
Via Big Blue View
2 hours ago

New York Giants: TE Legend Mark Bavaro

By Michael Stewart Mark Bavaro was drafted in the 4th round in the 1985 draft by the New York Giants. Very little was made of his selection as Bavaro was mainly a blocking TE at Notre Dame. That all changed when starting TE Zeke Mowatt suffered a season ending injury before the start of the 1985 season. Bill Parcels who commented that Mark Bavaro was so impressive during training...
Via NY Giants Rush
3 hours ago

Double duty? Which Giants’ offensive players could help in the secondary?

Let’s name a few who might be able to do it New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo said Thursday that his team, depleted at cornerback and safety, used some offensive players at those spots to get through practice. “We cross-train a lot of players here. They'll have an opportunity to contribute,” McAdoo said. “We have a bunch of guys who stepped in today, and some guys on offense...
Via Big Blue View
3 hours ago

Giants could use wide receiver at safety against Vikings

The Giants are hurting in the secondary. It’s getting so bad that wide receiver Dwayne Harris might have to play safety. Harris and practice-squad players Darius Powe and Geremy Davis practiced at the position Thursday, according to NJ.com, with Darian Thompson (foot) and Nat Berhe (concussion) sitting out. Thompson is expected to miss Monday night’s game at Minnesota. Berhe...
Via The Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants-Vikings 3 key matchups: Can Minnesota's pass rush be stopped?

Breaking down the most important matchups in Monday's game. Watch video EAST RUTHERFORD -- Now the fun really begins. The Giants are off to a 2-1 start, which gives them a little bit of a cushion as they enter the roughest stretch on their schedule. A four-game stretch against teams with a combined 10-2 record kicks off Monday...
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

New York Giants news, 9/30: Andrew Adams in line to start at safety

Giants depleted at safety and corner Landon Collins and Andrew Adams had never lined up together at safety until this week. With the New York Giants depleted secondary, though, Collins and Adams may well be the starting duo Monday night when the Giants face the Minnesota Vikings. The Giants have already placed Mykkele Thompson on IR with a knee injury. Darian Thompson will miss...
Via Big Blue View
6 hours ago

Can the New York Giants Overcome their Early Bout with Injury?

The New York Giants have caught the injury bug as we head to week four of the season. Shane Vereen is out for the rest of the year with a tricep tear, while Rashad Jennings’ allegedly minor thumb injury is projected to keep him benched against the Minnesota Vikings for Monday Night Football. To make matters worse, corners Eli Apple and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are listed day...
Via The Sports Journal
9 hours ago

Case of the Mondays? Manning has struggled vs. Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) As a rookie with the New York Giants in 2004, a few weeks before taking over for good as the starting quarterback, Eli Manning was on the sideline while Kurt Warner helped lead a midseason victory at Minnesota. Most of the matchups with the Vikings since then haven't gone so smoothly. In seven career starts against them, Manning has a 2-5 record with a rough...
Via Associated Press
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ereck Flowers hasn’t convinced us he’s a long-term left tackle

This is why the Giants took Ereck Flowers with the No. 9 pick in the 2015 draft: That lofty selection means Flowers is supposed to develop into a franchise left tackle. Well, he will have to be every bit of that Monday night when he lines up across from Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen. When...
Via New York Post
15 hours ago

Will Giants respond to Ben McAdoo after their first loss?

Well, now they know. This is not a brand-new Giants team, but it is more new than not, and two games into their season, they were 2-0 — unblemished despite flaws, perfect in spite of imperfections. They did enough wrong to lose both games, but just enough right to win both, by a total of...
Via New York Post
17 hours ago

Giants banged up at cornerback and safety for Vikings' game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants are so short of players in the secondary that rookie coach Ben McAdoo had to have a couple of his receivers play safety in practice. McAdoo would not identify the guys who got shifted on Thursday nor would he say whether any of them might be used Monday night when the Giants (2-1) face the Vikings (3-0) on the road. Who knows? Imagine...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 things we learned at Giants practice (9/29)

Giants.com highlights five takeaways from the latest team practice and media hour: 1. ODELL: IT DOESN’T NEED TO BE A NAIL-BITER The Giants’ first three games have been decided by a total of six p...
Via Giants.com
21 hours ago

Eli Manning has silly response about struggles against Vikings

Eli Manning hasn’t enjoyed the best games of his career when the New York Giants have faced the Minnesota Vikings. In fact, he’s been downright abysmal. This might be why Manning decided to intentionally misinterpret a question concerning his profound struggles against them. Manning was asked by a reporter about Minnesota “having his number.” That was all the Giants signal...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manning not worried about Beckham's emotional outbursts

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) A lot has been written about Odell Beckham Jr. losing his cool on the bench during the New York Giants' game against Josh Norman and the Washington Redskins. The third-year receiver looked agitated at times, mouthed off and had to be confronted on at least two occasions by new coach Ben McAdoo about keeping his poise. That's Beckham though. The 23-year...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marshall: Beckham has to 'learn how to control his emotions’

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall became the latest observer to suggest Odell Beckham Jr. needs to figure out how to better harness his emotions. But what makes Marshall’s input so interesting is he speaks from a position of experience. The New York Giants wide receiver again attracted unwanted attention due to his inability to control his emotions during Sunday...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Pugh does not find Odell Beckham to be a distraction

At least one of Odell Beckham Jr.’s teammates doesn’t see him as a distraction. Guard Justin Pugh said Tuesday that he, for one, didn’t find Beckham’s sideline temper tantrum to be a distraction from the game. “No, I didn’t find it distracting,” Pugh said, via James Kratt of NJ.com. “But, obviously, I’m also out there playing. I’m not sitting, watching what’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Worst - NFL Week 3: Steve Smith, Odell Beckham & of course the Browns

Another week in the NFL has come and gone, but not without some head-scratching moments from our favorite footballers. Eddie Maisonet III and Bonta Hill break down the worst from Week 3, a week that saw Odell Beckham Jr. catch an uppercut from a kicking net as well as some epic trash talk from the one and only Steve Smith Sr. Also, Blaine Gabbert shows the world how to not throw...
Via Yardbarker Video
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo: Odell Beckham needs to control his emotions more

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo says that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. needs to do more to control his emotions. Beckham is known for his outward shows of emotion on the field, such as on Sunday when he got upset about an interception and nearly hurt himself by pushing a net (video here). At one point TV cameras also showed him appearing to have tears in his eyes. McAdoo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manning's INTs cost bettor shot at winning $150K in parlay

The New York Giants had multiple chances to beat the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Eli Manning single-handedly blew two of them. If you’re a fan of the G-Men who is angry with Eli at the moment, just be thankful he didn’t cost you a legitimate chance at winning $150,000. According to ESPN’s David Purdum, that’s exactly what happened to one gutsy gambler who included...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Vereen out for season with triceps injury

After totaling 95 yards and a touchdown in a loss Sunday for the New York Giants, running back Shane Vereen’s season is over. The Giants announced Monday morning that Vereen will miss the rest of the season with a triceps injury that requires surgery. #Giants RB Shane Vereen has a triceps injury that will require season-ending surgery. pic.twitter.com/3hH2dwYMAo — New York...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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