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Giants signed TE Jerome Cunningham to their P/S

Jerome Cunningham made his name for himself by busting his butt. After tearing up the Regional Combine and getting and invite to the Giants mini camp, Cunningham never quit. The small school tight end was rewarded for his hard work today, when he was signed to he G-Men’s practice squad. @RavensInsider: Giants signed tight end […]
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What Should The New York Giants Expect From Odell Beckham Jr. This Season?

This year, the New York Giants selected wide-receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of LSU. With the loss of star wide-receiver Hakeem Nicks to the Indianapolis Colts, the Giants need someone to replace Nicks.
New York Giants first round pick, Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. out of LSU
In college, Beckham Jr. made a statement for Les Miles’s Tiger football team contributing right away as a true freshman. Beckham Jr. started nine out of 14 games for the team and 12 out of 13 games as a sophomore. During his junior campaign, Beckham Jr. paired up with Jarvis Landry (Miami Dolphins 2nd round pick) to become one of college football’s most dynamic receiving corps during the 2013 season. He finished the year with 57 receptions, 1,117 yards and eight touchdowns.
LSU Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. spectacular catch vs Auburn
 
After forgoing is senior year at LSU, Beckham Jr. elected to enter the 2014 NFL Draft. Beckham Jr.’s NFL Combine results were impressive. He ran 4.43 se

Predictions for each team in the NFC East for 2014

1. New York Giants 9-7
 

 Overall, they’ll be out to prove something after a disappointing 2013. The Giants played as badly as they have in the last decade through most of last season. Eli Manning had been steady ever since he took over in 2005, until 2013 where he and quite frankly the rest of the offense looked dismal. The optimist would tell you that they could have been 9-7 if not for two passes that went of receiver’s hands and into the hands of opposing DBs, 10-6 if Brandon Jacobs wasn’t soft. The offensive line was terrible, they couldn’t pass protect or run the ball effectively. So they brought in Weston Richburg from Colorado State in the second round, John Jerry from the Dolphins (yeah, a guy from that mess of a unit), Geoff Schwartz from KC and J.D. Walton to push Richburg at center. Hakeem Nicks was invisible last season, so they drafted Odell Beckham and will give a much bigger role to Rueben Randle this year. Rashad Jennings is their new number one back, and he played well in Oakland

Mathias Kiwanuka says Giants defense is ‘one of the best defenses in the league’

New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka isn’t holding back on how he feels about the team’s defense and while the offense has been under the microscope for not being productive in the preseason, the defense has made enough progress to inspire talk of being a top unit in the NFL.

“Complete optimism at this point. Healthy, we’re one of the best defenses in the league, on paper,” Kiwanuka said, via NJ.com.

“Now we just have to go out there, put it all out there and show what we can do. Obviously, big changes is tough, but I think across the board, we’re better at every position. We just have to go out there and prove it.”

“The most important thing is living up to our potential,” Kiwanuka said. “I think we have the ability to do it. Obviously on the offensive side when you have a new coordinator, there are some growing pains and they have to figure it all out.

 

Jimmy Graham, Victor Cruz participated in an ESPN SportsCenter anchor fantasy draft (Video)

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Tom Coughlin goes off over Odell Beckham questions (Audio)

With less than a week remaining until the New York Giants kick off their 2014 season, Tom Coughlin is sick of fielding questions about his first-round draft pick. When a reporter asked about Odell Beckham Jr. — who has battled hamstring injuries throughout the offseason — on Monday, Coughlin went off. “Why don’t we … […]

Victor Cruz, Jimmy Graham play Fantasy SportsCenter (Video)

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz and New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham star in the latest ESPN “This Is SportsCenter” commercial where they debate which anchor to draft in a game of Fantasy SportsCenter.Philadelphia Eagles mascot Swoop is high on Bob Ley, but there is some debate as to whether he will have a bad hair year. Meanwhile, Cruz drafts Kevin Negandhi based on his desk presence, but has major regrets shortly afterwards… Video via ESPN.
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Jon Beason back at practice for first time since June

New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason made his return to practice Monday after taking the entire summer off to heal from a ligment tear and a fractured a bone in his toe.

“He brings a presence that we’ve been missing,” defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins said Monday, per the New York Daily News. “He’s a leader, a natural leader, an intense person, and it’s great to have him back.”

Although Beason is now practicing, the team isn’t letting it be known if he’ll take part in week one action against the Detroit Lions. For his part, Beason says he’s ready to play.

“He just has to practice. He’ll have x-amount of snaps at practice and if he comes through the practice week having handled that, then we can expect to play him whatever amount of time we decide to do it,” head coach Tom Coughlin told Jordan Raanan of NJ.com. “If he stays out there, works hard and doesn’t have any setbacks, then I think that is the proof right there. The medical

The New York Giants Release First Offical Depth Chart

The New York Football Giants have released their first official depth chart Monday September 1st and some names may surprise you. Second round Center Weston Richburg will start in place of the injured Geoff Schwartz at Left Guard.  Also, the “JPP of Tight Ends” won’t get his chance this year because Larry Donnell and Daniel Fells are listed as the 1 and 2 respectively. Here is the rest of the roster:

OFFENSE

WR
Rueben Randle
Odell Beckham Jr.

LT
Will Beatty
Charles Brown

LG
Weston Richburg
Dallas Reynolds
Geoff Schwartz

C
J.D. Walton
Weston Richburg
Dallas Reynolds

RG
Brandon Mosley
John Jerry

RT
Justin Pugh
James Brewer

TE
Larry Donnell
Daniel Fells
Adrien Robinson

WR
Victor Cruz
Jerrel Jernigan
Preston Parker
Corey Washington

QB
Eli Manning
Ryan Nassib

FB
Henry Hynoski

RB
Rashad Jennings
Andre Williams
Peyton Hillis

DEFENSE

LDE
Mathias Kiwanuka
Robert Ayers Jr.
Kerry Wynn

LDT
Cullen Jenkins
Jay Bromley

RDT
Johnathan Hankins
Mike Patterson
Marcus Kuhn

R

Giants release unofficial depth chart for 2014 season

The New York Giants released their first unofficial depth chart for the 2014 season on Monday. Second-round draft pick Weston Richburg will start at first-team left guard while Larry Donnell will start over Daniel Fells and Adrien Robinson at tight end. Rookie Devon Kennard and Jacquian Williams will start at outside linebacker.  Kennard and Richburg are the only two rookie starters.  Jameel McLain will start at middle linebacker. Jonathan Hankins will start at right defensive tackle. OFFENSE WR Rueben Randle Odell Beckham Jr. LT Will Beatty Charles Brown LG Weston Richburg Dallas Reynolds Geoff Schwartz C J.D. Walton Weston Richburg Dallas Reynolds RG Brandon Mosley John Jerry RT Justin Pugh James Brewer TE Larry Donnell Daniel Fells Adrien Robinson WR Victor 

Tom Coughlin: Odell Beckahm Jr. may miss the first few weeks

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin acknowledged that rookie Odell Beckham Jr. might miss the first three weeks of the regular season as he continues to nurse a hamstring injury.
Will Odell Beckham practice this week? “I doubt that very much,” Coughlin said. “He may be a couple, three weeks away.”
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 1, 2014

Tom Coughlin told Odell Beckham “Let’s not have another setback.” … You know, not that he had a setback in the first place.
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 1, 2014

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Jon Beason back at practice for the Giants

Linebacker Jon Beason was back at practice for the Giants on Monday as they prepare for their Monday night opener against the Lions on September 8th.
LB Jon Beason (foot) and CB Prince Amukamara (groin) were back to work, though.
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 1, 2014

 

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Predicting the Giants Season Record in 2014

In striving for objectivity, we need to use a tool that can assess the Giants chances for wins and losses in each game without interjecting an opinion.  For this, we went to an online sports betting site to see what the money says about the Giants and each team they play against in the schedule.
I am doing this analysis as I type out this NY Giants blog post.  So I really do not know what it will look like.  I have my bias that the Giants will not win 8 games this season, but that s purely subjective.  By looking at the micro breakdown of each game we can get a better OBJECTIVE sense of how this season will unfold.  As we noted previously, last year no one could have predicted that the Giants would have faced the Packers’ 3rd string QB instead of Aaron Rodgers.  So this exercise is being performed under the assumption that such elements of unpredictability will even out in the wash.  With that said, lets look at the methodology and how we arrive at conclusions.
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Giants announce seven to their practice sqaud

Today the New York Giants announced seven to the team practice squad. The team still has three open spots. RB Michael Cox CB Bennett Jackson CB Chandler Fenner LB Dan Fox DE Jordan Stanton WR Julian Talley OT Nick Becton
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New York Giants trim roster to 53, cutting John Conner, Michael Cox and Curtis Painter

Some of the writing was on the wall, and some was not, as the New York Football Giants made 22 roster moves yesterday to get down to the league’s 53-man roster. Although none of the 22 transactions could be categorized as surprising, the final roster composition was surprising in a couple areas.
Injuries played a part in determining the final roster, but some areas of injury are made worse by the lack of depth New York had to begin with at a couple of positions; most notably at the underwhelming and depleted offensive line.
The Giants rolled the dice in a few areas, like running back and cornerback, and stayed true to form by keeping 10 defensive linemen, but let’s not mistake quantity for quality at the point. Here are my observations on training camp and the final roster.
MOST IMPROVED PLAYER: Ryan Nassib
Even though the Giants’ brass stacked the cards in his favor, Ryan Nassib did earn the backup quarterback position over Curtis Painter. Nassib was inaccurate and tentative to start camp, but cam