GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

CB Walter Thurmond eyeing starting position

New York Giants CB's Prince Amukamara and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are considered the team's starting cornerbacks, however, fellow CB Walter Thurmond hasn't conceded he won't be on the outside. Despite being signed to play the 'nickel,' Thurmond says his mentality is to "really just compete on the outside." and the opportunity to start.
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Could Johnny Manziel be headed to the NY Giants?

Are the New York Giants using the same strategies their NFC East rivals did two years ago? With such an elite quarterback like Robert Griffin III, the Washington Redskins were in some serious need of a franchise quarterback. They got their man by trading many future draft picks to the St. Louis Rams. Could the Giants be doing the same exact thing to shore up their quarterback situation...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Gilbride: Eli Manning “bounced back from minor procedures in the past that nobody knew about”

It’s really amazing how much former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has been talking since being exxentually coaxed into retiring at the of end of this past season. Many people are concerned over Eli Manning’s recent ankle scope,  Gilbride says it’s not a big deal. “He has bounced back from minor procedures in the past that nobody knew about,” Gilbride told...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sessler: DE Jason Pierre-Paul a candidate for 'bounce back' season

New York Giants defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul's 2013 season started of rough and continued to go downhill. Shoulder surgery cancelled out his offseason and back issues compounded the problem as the season went on. Since exploding onto the scene in 2011, Pierre-Paul's production has dropped off, but being healthy going into offseason activities is a good sign for the...
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New York Giants: Why drafting receiver is biggest need

Ever since free agency began March 11 and the New York Giants signed their first player, they have been constantly scrutinized about why the 2013 season was a failure. The holes, quarterback, offensive line, everything is under fire and everyone has an opinion on how they can achieve success. The Giants have successfully signed free agents and filled many spots that will aid to their...
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5 New York Giants players who should see their roles expand in 2014

The New York Giants are coming off a bumpy 2013 campaign that culminated in them winning 7 of their last 10. With many of the aging, injury prone veterans gone, the 2014 season looks like the perfect time for some players who have been sitting by the wayside to seize their opportunity and make a name for themselves. Here is a look at some young players who provided important depth...
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Eli Manning happy DeMarcus Ware is no longer in the NFC East

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Peyton Manning told reporters that his brother Eli is happy that he won’t have to face DeMarcus Ware twice a year now. “Eli told me he was glad DeMarcus Ware was leaving his division and will no longer be hitting him,” Manning said, via NJ.com. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551'...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Proposed new New York Giants uniform is pretty sweet

Proposed uniform changes for NFL teams is nothing new. Every week, some sort of idea seems to pop up – from radical redesigns to Star Wars themed tweaks to subtle changes. Most are interesting, but fairly laughable. One new batch, however is worth taking a look at. Jesse Alkire, a freelance graphic artist / designer from Chicago, recently put his spin on each NFL team’s uniform...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants, Josh Freeman agree on one-year deal

The New York Giants have a new backup quarterback. The Giants have reportedly agreed to terms with free-agent Josh Freeman. Done deal with the Giants and QB Josh Freeman. He’s agreed to terms, per source. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 16, 2014 Giants were the only team to face Freeman while he was a Viking. He played poorly, so clearly they believe he got a raw deal in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s really wrong with Eli Manning?

The shorthand answer is “absolutely nothing”. The media’s gross mishandling of the “bias” coverage of the New York Giants’ Eli Manning dates back to his controversial decision to opt out of San Diego. It was a controversial decision, but I, for one, never thought it would alter the way the media covers him for his entire career. There are only three active quarterbacks...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: New York Giants have had best offseason in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants replacement for Hakeem Nicks in house

 When NFL free agency started a number of New York Giants’ fans initially though Hakeem Nicks was definitely gone. When news eventually came out that he signed a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts for a maximum of $5.5 million fans were puzzled. The fact he signed such a small, short contract made one think why didn’t the Giants just offer him that deal? It seems they...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants have six time Pro-Bowl defensive tackle Kevin Williams in town for visit

Last night the New York Giants met with defensive tackle Kevin Williams, according to the The Star Tribune. Williams’ visit will continue Tuesday according to multiple reports.  A six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle, Williams had spent his entire career with the Minnesota Vikings and is experiencing his first taste of the open market. “I’m not sure what’s going to happen...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants hoping to bag Sydney Rice for 2014?

Now that wide receiver Sydney Rice has been medically cleared, several NFL teams–including the New York Giants–have shown interest in the former Seattle Seahawks player. Rice underwent knee surgery after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury during a game against the St. Louis Rams in October of 2013. He was forced to sit out the rest of the season due what Seahawks coach...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Giants begin looking for Eli Manning’s successor?

At 33 years old, Eli Manning is no young quarterback. He’s been an integral part of the Giants’ roster since he joined the team, and he’ll likely continue to be an integral part of the team for the next half decade or more. Still, he’s at an age where the Giants need to begin considering their options in the post-Manning years. Will they throw everything they have at trying...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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