Four Time Super Champions
EVERY ticket on ScoreBig.com is below retail price, and there are NEVER any service fees
Tickets - Check It Out
The New York Giants' 2015 opponents. | Experts predict Giants 2015 Draft pick.
How tough is Giants schedule in 2015? | Giants in mock draft. | Giants Draft History.
May 23 In optimal situations, Eli Manning sits among the NFL's beset quarterbacks, in some cases between the Colts' Andrew Luck and Patriots' Tom Brady. In non-optimal situations, the comparisons aren't as favorable. In some cases, he ranks below the Jets' Geno Smith, Kyle Orton and Josh McCown. He ranks above nobody. Manning was rated Pro Football Focus' worst quarterback under pressure in 2014.
The Giants have not yet indicated who would replace Will Beatty, but Ereck Flowers was already taking reps at left tackle during minicamp, and the team brass have indicated that they see him at that position long-term.
the week before organized team activities begin, the Giants were thrown a
curveball when Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle during weight training.
The left tacklehas an expected recovery time of approximately five to six months
after undergoing surgery Wednesday.
tackle Will Beatty tore his pectoral muscle on Wednesday, an injury that is
not considered as serious as the dreaded ACL or Achilles tear, but is still serious
enough to warrant a lengthy recovery period.
How will Landon Collins' rookie year compare to previous safeties taken in the first two rounds. The higher the draft pick, the greater the expectations. That's the unavoidable reality for rookies in the NFL, but Landon Collins doesn't mind. In fact, he's out to prove he should have been taken earlier.
May 20 Ryan Tannehill's new deal and what it means for Giants' Eli Manning and the QB market. If Manning puts up comparable statistics this season to 2014, he should be in Roethlisberger range, especially when quarterbacks such as Tannehill, Smith and Kaepernick are collecting their whopping paychecks.
The ex-Giants player formerly known as the "Touchdown Maker" thinks this year's group of receivers has the potential to score lots of them. Stephen Baker, a wide receiver with the Giants from 1987-1992, won a Super Bowl with the team in 1990, including a 14-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Hostetler late in the 2nd quarter. Baker still keeps a close eye on his former team.
Brett Jones is 23 years old and entering his third professional season. He spent the past two years playing (and excelling) in the CFL, where the rules and level of play are in stark contrast to what he's going to see in the NFL. The speed of the players is different. The size of the players is different. Even the rules are different.
May 18 The most intriguing rookie storylines at New York Giants' OTAs. This rookie class - both draft picks and undrafted free agents - is being counted upon to fill in some of the cracks along the foundation of a Giants team that has missed the playoffs in the last three seasons.
Beckham Jr. will appear on the cover of this year's Madden 16 video game,
an honor that typically goes to the most exciting player in the league. He is
the first Giants player and the youngest player ever to earn the distinction.
May 12 Giants sign four undrafted free agents following rookie tryouts. The newest Giants are running back Kenneth Harper of Temple, wide receiver Ben Edwards of Richmond, tight end Will Tye of Stony Brook and defensive tackle Carlif Taylor of Southern Connecticut State.
Manning wasn't happy at all to hear the news that his friend, Tom Brady, was
suspended by the NFL in the wake of DeflateGate. Then again, the Giants quarterback
said, rules are rules.
May 11 The Giants undrafted free agents (UDFAs) aren't the draft picks. They're aren't strictly tryout players either. The group of six are somewhere in between. But history says that at least one of the Giants' UDFAs has a chance of sticking.
the first time since taking over as defensive coordinator almost four months
ago, Steve Spagnuolo talked publicly about what Giants fans can expect from the
defense this season. They should be excited if it's anywhere near what they saw
the first time around.
McAdoo and the offensive staff immediately went to work breaking down film
of the 2014 season, but he sounded most excited about tailoring his West Coast
system to suit the Giants' offensive personnel, including the "new toys"
the team acquired this offseason.
majority of the Giants' rookie minicamp is in the books after a roughly two-hour
practice on an overcast and chilly Saturday afternoon. Here are a few observations
from Saturday's practice.
Giants held their first practice of rookie mini-camp on Friday. Sixty-five
players -- the Giants' six draft picks, rookie free agents and prospects on a
tryout basis -- hit the field for drills along with their coaches and coordinators.
upbeat about DB Mykkele Thompson's potential. he was as shocked as anyone
when the Giants selected him in the fifth round. On Friday he'll be one of 60
to 65 players on the field for the start of the team's rookie minicamp.
May 7 When Landon Collins was still on the board at the top of the second round, general manager Jerry Reese felt that the picks they would have to give up to land him at No. 33 (their fourth round pick, No. 108 overall, and an extra seventh rounder, No. 245) was well worth getting what is essentially an extra first rounder.
What can you expect from Giants Rookie Mini-Camp? Giants.com's Dan Salomone highlights three things you can expect to happen at Rookie Mini-Camp.
Donte Rumph, humiliated on 'Hard Knocks' while with Falcons, invited by Giants to rookie minicamp. Rumph knows there will be dozens of tryout players at Giants camp, and maybe one or two might get a contract. But he's refusing to quit because quitting is not what the "Tent of Faith" is all about.
May 6 Giants' Super Bowl 50 odds better than expected after losing season. Odds to win Super Bowl 50: Seahawks 11/2 Packers Patriots 15/2 Colts 8/1 Cowboys 10/1 Broncos 14/1 Eagles 18/1 Cardinals 20/1 Ravens 25/1 Giants: 25/1.
Was Giants' draft enough to make them Super Bowl contenders again? There's little room for long-term projects at this stage, and the Giants appear to realize that. In the first three rounds of the draft, they added three prospects who should have a chance to make this team better immediately.
Let's suppose for a minute that the Giants are "in the mix". Let's go even further. Let's suppose the Giants are the team that eventually signs La'el Collins if and when he is completely exonerated in the murder of Brittany Mills. What would the Giants do with Collins?
coach Nick Saban knows a first-round draft pick when he sees one, as he's
coached 16 of them the past five years. That's why Saban does not understand why
safety Landon Collins dropped out of the first round this year. The Giants were
delighted Collins slid.
Two Giants named biggest steals of NFL Draft. Chris Burke of Sports Illustrated named the top steals of the 2015 NFL Draft, which concluded Saturday in Chicago. His list led off with All-American safety Landon Collins out of Alabama, whom the Giants traded up to select with the first pick of the second round. Burke also mentioned defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa, the Giants' third-round pick from UCLA.
This is how the Giants operate in the NFL Draft. They make their evaluations and worry almost exclusively about themselves. It doesn't matter if they are the only team speaking to a prospect or if the reported interest is strong.
Just when you thought Odell Beckham Jr. couldn't rack up any more accolades, he's in the running for another one. On Monday, EA Sports announced that Beckham, the Giants' up-and-coming star receiver, is a candidate to be on the cover of the next Madden football video game.
May 4 The Giants left the 2015 NFL Draft with six new players, and likely at least two immediate Day 1 starters. With their highest pick (No. 9 overall) since 2004, was that enough? Did they address enough needs and collect talent commensurate with their draft position?
5 Giants takeaways: Did they draft the next Justin Tuck? This seemed to be a workmanlike draft for the Giants, who filled needs with sensible picks. The six new players could be contributors and never touch the ball. A year after securing Odell Beckham Jr., the Giants bulked up.
For the last five seasons, Antrel Rolle was a key figure for the Giants, reliable and durable on the field and an emotional leader off of it. Landon Collins knows all about this legacy, but the Giants' second-round pick isn't the least bit worried about replacing Rolle.
May 3 Special Report - It is impossible to judge the merits of a draft within the first two-three days. More likely, it all won't come clear for the first two-three years. And as the nearly-sainted Bill Parcells used to say: "You know that a full 25 percent of kids drafted won't make it to a roster in the NFL." But the draft is done, for whatever good it has done, and the Giants appear to have come away with what they needed as well as picking talented players in the right rounds.
For the teams on the outside of the playoffs looking in, the reality is they usually have big holes on their roster and they need to use the draft to fill them. And the Giants sure seemed to do a terrific job of that this year. Just take a look at what their biggest needs were heading into the draft.
Theme of Giants' draft strategy: asserting dominance. No doubt, the Giants want to get back into the business of dominating the line of scrimmage, and they believe some of the youngsters they plucked out of the draft give them a fighting chance.
Experts grade New York Giants 2015 Draft. After seven rounds in three days, the 2015 NFL Draft concluded Saturday in Chicago as 256 college prospects turned pro across the league. Of those, the Giants drafted six players, who will now be linked together as the franchise's 2015 Draft Class. Giants.com gathered rapid reactions and early grades from media outlets around the country.
Giants' top pick, Ereck Flowers, brings one-man support team: his father. There was no agent because Flowers has chosen to go without one. His only official adviser is his father, who raised him as a single parent after Flowers's mother died when he was 6 years old.
Giants undrafted free agents signings. Just minutes after the NFL Draft ended, the Giants began adding even more players. They agreed to terms with several undrafted free agents.
names were called in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. Alabama
safety Landon Collins was not one of them, and now he's out to prove that 31 of
those teams made a big mistake.
the 74th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected
defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa out of UCLA. n 2014, Odighizuwa was a starter
in all 13 games as a team co-captain, tying the team lead with 11.5 tackles for
loss. He was credited with a career-best 61 tackles which ranked fourth on the
team and was a second-team All-Pac-12 selection by the coaches.
Giants, who have been steadily reconstructing their offensive line, tonight
added a large and vital building block when they selected tackle Ereck Flowers
on the first round of the NFL Draft.
Apr 30 Jerry Reese struck gold with the 12th pick in the NFL draft last year, getting a player who far exceeded even the Giants' expectations. But that doesn't mean the pressure is off the Giants general manager. He doesn't just need to draft an impact player with the ninth pick. He needs to draft a player who can have an impact now.
The Giants are coming off two strong drafts and need a third to tip the scales back to playoff football. That process begins Thursday night in Chicago with the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Weatherford generally has a sunny outlook on life, and that disposition extended
itself to his assessment of the Giants' needs going into draft day.
Sometimes there are not enough hours in a day. One of those days is fast-approaching for Chris Mara. The third and final leg of the NFL draft arrives Saturday and Mara will be at his usual location.
Apr 28 Could the Giants make a pick to protect Eli Manning and select someone like Ereck Flowers, shore up the defense with Vic Beasley or gamble on the talent of running back Todd Gurley.
Eli Manning recounts his NFL Draft Day experience. Neither of the two biggest names in this year's NFL draft -- quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota -- will be attending the festivities in Chicago in person. Then again, not everyone who attends the draft gets that kind of warm, fuzzy experience.
Mr. Clean. That's who the Giants have been looking to draft in recent years. Players who have no rap sheets, no off-the-field problems, no history of injuries. If you were a team captain in college, even better. But it's clear from the last two draft cycles -- the two the Giants believe have been the most successful in recent years -- that the team puts a premium on character when deciding which players they should select.
The Giants whittled down their running back depth on Monday, waiving Michael Cox, who suffered a season-ending injury in 2014. Cox, a seventh round draft pick out of UMass in 2013, saw playing time mostly as a kick returner over the last two seasons and actually was released prior to the start of 2014 before being re-signed to the practice squad. Cox was promoted to the active roster on October 6, but suffered a broken leg against the Seattle Seahawks, ending his season.
Manning's contract with the team expires at the end of the upcoming season,
and he confirmed Sunday that there have been no conversations with the Giants
about an extension.
The Giants haven't had many Rookies of the Year. Beckham, who caught 91 passes for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns in only 12 games, was only the second ever to win the most recognized version of the award, following Lawrence Taylor in 1981 (Jeremy Shockey won some accolades in 2002). After hitting a home run with those picks of Taylor and Shockey, though, the Giants were unable to follow up with another hit.
Giants, by virtue of their lousy 6-10 season in 2014, own the No. 9 pick in
the NFL Draft, a three-day event in Chicago that starts Thursday night with the
first round. So, if you follow this line of reasoning, the Giants got Beckham
at No. 12 and he turned into the Rookie of the Year. They are sitting at No. 9
this year -- three spots higher -- thus should get a player who should be at least
as good, perhaps not right away, but certainly in time.
Apr 25 Special Report - What does the schedule tell us about the Giants' 2015 chances? You may have noticed that the 2015 NFL schedule came out this week. The announcement of said slate has become an almost ridiculous spectacle, broadcast on not one but two networks (ESPN and NFL Network), while social media was able to flush out a few key games during the afternoon before the official release. Right off the bat, the Giants will earn their keep with three NFC games, including the opener at NFC East winner Dallas and a Week 3 home game against division rival Washington with retooling Atlanta right in the middle in Week 2.
Running back Rashad Jennings can't begin to tell you what a difference it makes to be in Year 2 of the West Coast offense compared to last year at this time, when learning offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo's system was like learning a new language.
[ Team Giants is a fan site for the NY Giants football team ]
[Previous News Items are here]