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Could Rookie Daniel Jones Be Under Center Week One Against Dallas?

Giants Coach Pat Shurmur says there’s a chance that rookie quarterback Daniel Jones will be the team’s week one starter, replacing veteran Eli Manning. Shurmur was asked Tuesday if he could see a scenario that Jones starts the team’s season opener against the Cowboys on the road in Dallas on September 8th. “The players that […]

Giants TE Evan Engram Downplays Injury That Kept Him Out of Minicamp

Giants tight end Evan Engram downplayed the significance of the injury that sidelined him for the team’s recent minicamp according to Ryan Dunloeavy of the Newark Star-Ledger. Engram gave no specifics about the injury but stated, “I’m good. I’m just being smart. Just the Giants being a little pre-cautious.” The missed time is a bit […]

New Giants QB Daniel Jones Impressing with His Running in OTA’s

Daniel Jones displayed a different element the Giants offense hasn’t seen in 15 years under Eli Manning: A QB rush for a big gain, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. The Big Blue rookie quarterback faked out the defense during Tuesday’s minicamp with a zone-read play — something no team would attempt with a 38-year-old Manning […]

Giants LB Markus Golden Looking to Have a Big 2019

Giants outside linebacker Markus Golden says he is back to full health according to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News. A second-round pick out of the University of Missouri by the Cardinals in 2015, Golden was well on his way to becoming one of the best pass rushers in the league with 12.5 […]

Phil Simms Sees a Fit with the Giants and New QB Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is one of just three quarterbacks chosen by the Giants in the first-round of the NFL Draft in the past 40 years. Jones joins new teammate Eli Manning and Phil Simms in that exclusive club, and Simms has high expectations for the Giants’ rookie quarterback, Matt Lombardo of NJ Advance Media reports. “I […]

Ex Giants RB Barber Feels Saquon Barkley Can Break All Giants RB Records

Tiki Barber is not in the Hall of Fame like football icon Frank Gifford. He didn’t win a Super Bowl like New York Giants greats Joe Morris, Ottis Anderson or Rodney Hampton. But the numbers speak for themselves: Barber is Big Blue’s gold standard at running back. The retired star says that could change in […]

Former Giants Safety Collins Talks About the Tough Move Leaving to go to Washington

Former Giants safety Landon Collins became a very rich man when he signed a six-year, $84 million contract in free agency to join the Washington Redskins in March but he admits he was “heartbroken” the Giants decided to let him go according to Ryan Dunleavy of NJ.com. “I’m starting a new chapter and I’m on […]

Giants Ink Former Cowboys Backup RB Rod Smith

The Giants added depth to the running back spot on Wednesday, signing former Dallas Cowboys running back Rod Smith. The 27-year-old joined the Cowboys in 2015 and has served as a back-up to workhorse running back Ezekiel Elliott for the majority of his four-year NFL career. He entered the league as an undrafted free agent […]

New Giants QB Daniel Jones Ignoring All the Naysayers

Daniel Jones was in Nashville at the NFL draft and not in New Jersey to hear and sense the angst and shock when his name was called out as the Giants’ selection with the No. 6 overall pick. Plenty of athletes have not exactly been welcomed with open arms by their new fan-base. Jones sounds […]

Giants Add DT Dexter Lawrence and CB Deandre Baker on First Night of NFL Draft

After adding a quarterback in Daniel Jones with their first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Giants added what they hope will be two pieces on defense, drafting Dexter Lawrence and Deandre Baker with picks 17 and 30. Lawrence is a defensive tackle from Clemson at 6-foot-5, 342 pounds. He is a huge interior […]