Giants in the Super Bowl | Giants - Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI | Tweet
July 16 The Giants open training camp when quarterbacks and selected veterans report to the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on July 22, with the full squad taking the field together for the first time on July 26. Here's an outlook for the defensive line.
This is a team in transition with new head coach Pat Shurmur, offensive coordinator Mike Shula, defensive coordinator James Bettcher and new playmakers on both sides of the ball.
The decision late last season to evaluate quarterbacks on the roster not named Eli Manning was the death knell for Ben McAdoo's brief head coaching tenure with the Giants. McAdoo says he is "at peace with how I handled the decision" and stressed the benching of Manning was for the good of the franchise.
July 13 Ben McAdoo shares biggest regret coaching Giants' Odell Beckham. After the Giants fell to 0-4, Beckham revealed that opponents had already grasped the predictability of McAdoo's system.
a year or two, perhaps the Giants will look back on the gamble they took Wednesday
and nod in approval.
July 8 Six years can feel like a lifetime in the NFL - it is about twice the length of the a
verage playing career, according to the NFL Players Association's statistics - but it still is startling to see how few of the players in the Giants' starting lineup for Super Bowl XLVI are active in the NFL.
July 3 Special
Report - At this relaxed stage of the off-season - or is it the preseason?
- the Giants have plenty to think about. Among the outstanding issues: cornerback
depth, Odell Beckham Jr.'s contract situation, the ever-morphing offensive line,
the rookies and roster overall, special teams, the new systems brought in by new
coaches and, unfortunately, the infancy of what still could become an issue for
cornerback Janoris Jenkins.
June 30 Of the many things the Giants did differently this offseason than in the past, the emphasis put on the offensive line was the biggest strategic change. The Giants will have three new starters: Left tackle Nate Solder, left guard Will Hernandez and right guard Patrick Omameh.
June 29 Fans'
guide to going to Giants' training camp. Fans will have nine opportunities
to see the Giants up close during training camp, the team announced Thursday.
Saquon Barkley's smart financial plan: Save Giants' salary, live off endorsements. Barkley, who was the first prospect in the 2018 NFL Draft to sign with Nike, made his first big purchase this week when he bought his parents a new home in Pennsylvania.
June 28 How 4 Giants WRs used Kalif Raymond's JUGS Machine and an assembly line to catch Pat Shurmur's attention.
Position Preview: Tight Ends. Pat Shurmur is known for getting the most out of his quarterbacks, but the Giants' new head coach rose through the ranks working with tight ends and offensive linemen.
William Jenkins, the older brother of Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of a man found at the Bergen County home he shared with his NFL star brother.
June 27 Here are 15 bold predictions for the 2018 season: Giants will start 0-2 for 5th time in last 6 seasons - Nate Solder will be worth every penny - Saquon Barkley will not lead NFL rookies in rushing yards - Landon Collins will get NFL Defensive Player of the Year votes ... again - More
Davis Webb knew that Saquon Barkley was special as soon as he saw him eat breakfast. "He's a freak," Webb, the Giants second-year backup quarterback, said Tuesday afternoon at the Big Daddy Youth Football Camp at New Hyde Park High School.
A body was found in the New Jersey home of Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins on Tuesday - and police have launched a homicide investigation, authorities said.
June 26 The Giants haven't changed much in terms of their players when it comes to the starters in their secondary. If things go according to plan this summer they'll likely head into the season with two returning starters at cornerback, one returning starter at safety with the possibility of a second.
June 25 The New York Giants offense is going to have a much different-and hopefully more productive-look this fall. Here is a list of some changes Giants fans are likely to see from the offense this fall.
NFC East News
June 24 Pat Shurmur welcomes Tiki Barber back into the Giants' fold. For all he accomplished as a player, he was often booed when introduced.
Report - Here we are in the in-between, the weigh station that is the last
light of the off-season before the Giants and the rest of the NFL start the full-time
work with training camp, beginning in just over a month.
June 22 The Giants cleaned house after an ugly 2017 season, but well-respected veterans Zak DeOssie and Mark Herzlich essentially are part of the furniture at 1925 Giants Drive in East Rutherford. Zak DeOssie, Mark Herzlich explain the new era.
Even as he readies himself for his second NFL season, and one day hopes to succeed Eli Manning as the Giants' starting quarterback, Davis Webb is not giving up on his first football dream: to be a coach.
June 21 There were sure to be changes after Dave Gettleman took over as the Giants' general manager, and the team on Wednesday announced a series of moves in its front office, college scouting and football operations departments.
June 20 Giants stacked up in the middle of the defense Nose tackle Harrison, linebacker Ogletree, safety Collins could excel. For years the Giants' defense had a strength that came from the outside.
NFC East News
June 18 The Giants have concluded their non-contact, spring workouts that focused on installing the concepts of the new systems on offense and defense. A very early 53-man roster projection.
June 17 Just
what Giants want to hear from Beckham: 'No holdout'. Odell Beckham Jr. didn't
say much, but the words he did utter had to be encouraging to the Giants and their
June 16 When and if the Giants decide to throw $17 million or more per year at Odell Beckham, will Eli Manning still be around to throw the ball to the star wide receiver? Or will the NFL salary cap prevent it?
Giants offseason is officially over following a three-day minicamp that offered
a glimpse of new schemes under head coach Pat Shurmur.
selected veterans, and the quarterbacks - including 15-year pro Eli Manning
- will begin camp on July 22. The rest of the squad will report on Wednesday,
July 25, or 15 days before the preseason opener vs. Cleveland.
June 14 Ereck Flowers hasn't played right tackle since his freshman year at Miami. After the Giants signed Nate Solder to a four-year, $62 million contract this offseason, Flowers has little choice but to change positions.
Barkley knew the question was coming and picked it up like a blitzing linebacker.
Yes, the Giants rookie running back had heard what his teammate Damon "Snacks"
Harrison said Tuesday.
June 13 Wide
receiver Odell Beckham Jr. returned to practice for the first day of Giants
mandatory minicamp on Tuesday after skipping the final two OTA practices of the
June 12 Giants' offensive line: Is quick fix even possible? Of the five projected starters for the season-opener, three are in their first year with the team and at least one more (maybe both of the other two, depending on a position battle) are in their first year playing a new position.
Considering the plight of his former team and his former quarterback, Shaun O'Hara took a dim view of how the Giants recently supported Eli Manning. "To be honest with you, they've wasted the last few years of Eli's career," O'Hara said this past weekend.
Eli Manning knows contract talk for Odell Beckham can be a hassle. The looming negotiation of a contract extension with the star receiver heading into the final year of his rookie deal will be the main narrative for this team until, well, he signs a new one and there's no reason for it to be one any longer.
June 11 The New York Giants will wrap up their spring football activities this week with their annual three-day mandatory minicamp beginning Tuesday.
There is plenty of star power on a rather top-heavy Giants roster, including Odell Beckham Jr., rookie Saquon Barkley, Eli Manning, Landon Collins, Damon Harrison, Olivier Vernon, and others, but the stage seems set in 2018 for several players to breakout and become stars in their own right.
June 10 Giants will practice against Lions ahead of preseason matchup. Pat Shurmur is changing things up in his first training camp and preseason as the Giants' head coach.
Olivier Vernon was the only Giant to kneel for the national anthem from Week 4 on last season, but the Big Blue pass rusher likely won't be pushing back against the new NFL policy this year.
Webb could create a QB controversy on other teams. 12 observations about a
Giants team that is expected to be much-improved.
The New York Giants wrapped up the OTA portion of spring football on Thursday. The team will hold a three-day, mandatory minicamp beginning on Tuesday, and after that, players won't be back on the field until training camp.
June 7 Giants co-captain Zak DeOssie and his wife were in a celebratory mood after raising more than $65,000 to support first-generation college students from low-income backgrounds when they were struck by a bad twist of fate.
Gettleman, walking in for his first cancer treatment after Tuesday's stunning
news that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma, looks at the doctor in charge of
his care with that sly half-smile and issues a promise and a warning all wrapped
into one: "My plan is to come in here every day and kick ass,'' Gettleman
will say. "That's my plan, OK?"
Monday's practice, coach Pat Shurmur and players met with the media inside
the fieldhouse at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. "Another productive
day," Shurmur said.
June 4 Why Giants shouldn't be lumped in with Jets, other bottom NFL teams | Comparing top-end talent. Giants fans don't need any reminders of what a difference a year makes in the NFL. Maybe those setting the bar for the team's expectations do.
way the Giants designed this, Eli Manning is going to have options galore
after he takes the snap from center. If the greatest challenge for the 37-year-old
quarterback is determining which of his many enticing targets gets the ball on
a particular play, figure Manning, the offense and the team are all in fine shape.
The weather for Giants practice was in steady decline this week, culminating with a nice drizzle during the second half of the Giants' sixth OTA on Thursday. Pat Shurmur kept the team outside to deal with the elements, but he did cut short a couple of periods at the end of the practice.
Manning might be at his last life with the organization if he doesn't step
up his game for the upcoming season. With Manning only having two years left on
his contract, people are doubting his potential to impress the Giants brass enough
to deserve a contract extension beyond 2020.
Giants QB Davis Webb winning an arms race by showing his brains | 'You can't be scared of competition'. Webb's arm strength has been one of the biggest revelations through three pre-draft minicamp practices and five organized team activity practices.
May 30 It was the first OTA after a long four day weekend for the players. OTA #4 is the first of the week with two more Wednesday and Thursday. Contact rules remain the same, which means it is prohibited.
Odell Beckham Jr. was not with the Giants for Tuesday's OTAs, but he seems to be closer than ever to rejoining the team on the field. "Pretty close," coach Pat Shurmur said when asked about Beckham's progress rehabbing from ankle surgery last season and his proximity to being cleared.
Report - Rating the NFC East offenses produces a narrow lead for the Giants
in skill positions. So, with the selection of the best running back prospect in
many a draft class, Saquon Barkley, it has been written that Eli Manning has not
had a group of "skill position players" in his entire career as he does now.
May 28 The last time the New York Giants offensive line was an unquestioned strength of the team stems back to the 2007-2010 seasons, when a group of five hard-working, blue collar types-David Diehl, Rich Seubert, Shaun O'Hara, Chris Snee and Kareem McKenzie-bullied opposing defenders into oblivion.
How improved are the Giants? The team still will be led by the likes of Eli Manning, Odell Beckham, Damon Harrison and Landon Collins, but the supporting cast looks much different after free agency and the NFL Draft. Who is in? Who is out?
May 25 The Giants have shaken up their equipment room less than two weeks after settling with three sports memorabilia collectors who accused quarterback Eli Manning and several members of the organization of providing bogus "game-worn" equipment that was sold to unsuspecting fans.
Saquon Barkley became a good pass catcher essentially out of boredom. He was in high school, already a star running back, and could not stand his role in the seven-on-seven offensive drills.
May 24 Special
Report - First of all, the players in the NFL will not have to embarrass themselves
by kneeling or raising clenched fists during the playing of the National Anthem,
when they are supposed to pay respect to the American flag. The NFL's owners decided
Wednesday that those who do not choose to exercise that honor may remain in the
locker room until the ceremony is completed. How nice for them.
Tiki Barber claims his falling out with the Giants had everything to do with former head coach Tom Coughlin and nothing to do with ownership. "It's not really the organization, it was really just Coughlin," Barber said. "It was Tom, not the organization. I have a really good relationship with John Mara and Jon Tisch and really everyone there.
Put veteran cornerback William Gay squarely in the camp of people who believe Eli Manning has enough left in the tank. Manning is one of two main reasons Gay signed with the Giants after spending 10 of his first 11 NFL seasons over two stints with the Steelers.
of the interesting sights of the Giants' first voluntary organized team activity
(OTA) was Nate Solder and Ereck Flowers working together 1-on-1 with a blocking
pad after the practice ended.
anyone needs a do-over, it is Eli Apple. With a new front office and coaching
regime in place, that is exactly what Apple is getting. What he makes of it is
up to him.
May 19 Odell
Beckham Jr., in search of full health and a long-term contract extension,
will be at the team facility Monday when the Giants begin Phase 3 of their offseason
program, otherwise known as organized team activity practices.
Starting jobs at positions such as cornerback, outside wide receiver opposite Beckham, safety, and right tackle could be won over the course of the remaining OTA and minicamp practices as head coach Pat Shurmur continues to solidify the depth chart ahead of training camp later this summer.
to being chosen with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, Saquon
Barkley struck up a friendship with Giants Pro Bowl wide receiver Odell Beckham
Manning's sports memorabilia lawsuit ends quietly. The New York Giants released
a statement that said the matter was settled by all parties involved and that
the agreement does not support any allegations of wronging.
Flowers attends Giants workouts Monday, source confirms. On Saturday, Pat
Shurmur said the Giants are "a better team with (Ereck Flowers) here than
without him." On Monday, they were, by that barometer, a better team.
May 14 The crooked number under the experience column next to cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris' name on the Giants' rookie minicamp roster jumped off the page. Apparently, so did his performance on the field in front of the coaches.
two of rookie mini-camp is in the books with the final practice that is open
to the media. It was a chilly, damp and breezy day at the Quest Diagnostics Training
Center, but the Giants managed to squeeze in an outdoor practice between the rain
May 12 No
player arrived at the Giants' team facility earlier than Saquon Barkley. And
then, nearly 12 hours later, Barkley was the last one off the field.
Barkley, Will Hernandez, Kyle Lauretta, and the rest of the Giants rookies
got their first taste of NFL action on Day 1 of the team's rookie minicamp Friday
at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. Once practice began, Barkley looked
the part of the No. 2 overall pick.
May 11 The curtain will rise on the Saquon Show when the Giants usher in the Saquon Barkley era with their rookie minicamp, which begins Thursday night with player arrivals before on-field practices open to the media Friday and Saturday.
Giants waived running back Paul Perkins on Thursday with a non-football injury.
Perkins, 23, a 2016 fifth-round pick out of UCLA, had suffered a pectoral injury
prior to the start of the club's offseason conditioning program that required
surgery. That led to his release.
the Giants don't sign Odell Beckham to a new contract before the regular season
kicks off, 2018 would become the most important year of the dynamic wide receiver's
May 9 Giants owner John Mara gave an update on the ongoing contract negotiations with wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., and opened up about the process leading up to taking former Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with the No. 2 overall pick.
ducked Penn State coach to keep Saquon Barkley secret. The secret was not
well kept, considering most draft experts projected the Giants taking Barkley
with the second pick.
to the NFL draft, Eli Manning said no, he would not be fixated on who the
Giants would be selecting with the No. 2-overall pick. He would find out, of course,
but would not be glued to the television to get the news as it happened. That
was not what transpired, though.
With Saquon Barkley cast as Tiki Barber, Evan Engram filling the shoes of Jeremy Shockey, and Odell Beckham and Sterling Shepard playing the roles of Plaxico Burress and Amani Toomer, the Giants could have their best collection of offensive skill since 2005-06.
May 6 On the field, there is only one football, and how the Giants distribute it when Odell Beckham Jr. and Saquon Barkley are out there together is the sort of reverse-dilemma an offensive-minded head coach such as Pat Shurmur desires all day, every day.
Collins talks about Ereck Flowers, Ben McAdoo and the defensive miscommunications.
Landon Collins, Brandon Jacobs like the sound of a Saquon Barkley-Eli Manning combo for Giants. While Barkley gives the Giants the best chance to win now, the team has faced some criticism for not using the pick to draft a potential heir to 37-year-old Manning.May 4 Go look at a sign-in sheet for Penn State's Pro Day in 2016 and suddenly Pat Shurmur's first official act as Giants head coach will make even more sense. About 24 hours after hiring Shurmur on Jan. 22, the Giants claimed tight end Kyle Carter off waivers from the Vikings.
Saquon Barkley is eager to compete with Jonathan Stewart, but he might be more excited to learn from him. It's doubtful he could have found a more qualified tutor than the 11-year-veteran, who is preparing for his first season with the Giants.
Flowers' days as a Giant are officially numbered after Big Blue opts not to
pick up his fifth-year option.
The Giants found some experience for their quarterback depth chart. Former Titans quarterback Alex Tanney announced on social media that he is joining the Giants, who already have Eli Manning, second-year pro Davis Webb and 2018 fourth-round draft pick Kyle Lauletta.
May 2 Ereck Flowers has a new agent. Whether or not he has a new team soon remains to be seen. Flowers has signed on to be represented by Drew Rosenhaus, the agent announced on Tuesday. Flowers had previously represented himself with his father's guidance.
As the days and weeks moved on and the losses kept mounting during the dreary 2017 season, Eli Manning admitted, for the first time in his Giants career, he worried the end was near.
Apr 30 The
Giants were able to get a jump on most of the NFL as far as scouring the undrafted
free-agent market. The draft ended inordinately early for the Giants, as they
made their final pick early in the fifth round, meaning they had a few hours to
make a list of whom they wanted to get, and then waited to see if those players
were left undrafted.
Apr 29 Experts
react to Giants' Draft Selections. Check each selection from every round.
Barkley walked into the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on Saturday morning,
and you knew it. It is called star power.
Apr 28 - UPDATE Giants select Miami DT R.J. McIntosh in Round 5.
Apr 28 - UPDATE Giants take Richmond QB Kyle Lauletta. Lauletta immediately walks into a competition with 2017 third-round draft choice Davis Webb both for the job as Eli Manning's primary backup, but also the Giants' developmental quarterback prospect.
Apr 28 How much longer Ereck Flowers remains on the roster remains to be seen. The Giants are open for business if any team wants to trade for him, fully realizing they will not get much in return.
Apr 27 - UPDATE Giants take defenders Lorenzo Carter, B.J. Hill in third round. After using their first two picks to bolster the offense, the Giants used their two third-round picks to help the defense.
Apr 27 - UPDATE Giants fill offensive line hole with 2nd-round pick. The Giants after the first round were surprised and delighted Hernandez was still on the board - they did not think he would be available to them in the second round. They had a first-round grade on him and, partnering him with Barkley, their first two picks instantly and immensely upgrade their running game.
Apr 27 Special
Report - During the first round of the draft, rumors come and rumors go. This
year, they all went. The Giants didn't have to do anything to land the best running
back in the draft, Saquon Barkley. They just had to wait until Cleveland took
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield with the first overall selection.