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New York Giants’ GM Jerry Reese Defends Draft Picks

New York Giants’ general manager Jerry Reese is arguably on his last chance to bring his team back to the competitive caliber they achieved five years ago. After being absent from the playoffs since their last Super Bowl title of 2011, the Giants have fallen into disrepair due to a collective lack of talent on both sides of the ball. And while it’s easy to suggest the Giants...
Via The Sports Journal
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

'Basketball on grass' perfectly summed up Giants' draft

Marc Ross' response to the media after the Giants selected Sterling Shepard is instructive to look at. Three words summed up the 2016 Giants draft class and how the decision makers in East Rutherford think--for better or worse. Shortly after the Giants selected Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard in the second round of last week's draft...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago

LISTEN: Complete Giants draft breakdown | Talk Is Cheap (PODCAST)

Best pick, worst pick, biggest surprise and more. The results are in. The Giants overall haul from the 2016 NFL Draft is relatively being well received.  Even after a slow start and some trouble in the first round when they landed Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple, there seems to be a positive vibe about the "historic" Giants Class of '16...
Via NJ.com
5 hours ago

Josh Norman: Odell Beckham Jr. ‘trying to steal my bologna’

For Josh Norman, his rivalry with New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is about one thing and one thing only. Stolen bologna. In a first hand essay on The Players’ Tribune, the new Washington Redskins cornerback detailed the rivalry with Beckham, which came to a head last December in a game between Beckham’s Giants and Norman’s old team, the Carolina Panthers. “When...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Reese has an answer for every knock on Giants’ draft

General manager Jerry Reese does not know why anyone made a big deal that the Giants — for the first time in franchise history — went an entire NFL draft without taking either an offensive or defensive lineman. “I’m not sure why that’s a big story,’’ Reese said Monday on WFAN. “I guess in this...
Via New York Post
17 hours ago

Eli Apple’s mom Annie has hilarious tweet about thirsty girls

Eli Apple’s mom has already earned the reputation for being a great follow on Twitter, but this tweet really just takes the cake. Here’s what Annie Apple tweeted just days after her son was taken No. 10 overall by the New York Giants on Thursday: Praying for all the thirsty girls sliding in new NFL rookies DMs with heavy booty & cleavage action pics. Only Jesus can quench...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr.’s cousin to try out for the Jets

Even without any college football experience, personal trainer and weightlifter Terron Beckham caught the eyes of NFL teams prior to the 2016 NFL Draft. He held a pro day workout back in April - a workout that was attended by the Indianapolis Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Jets, New York Giants and Oakland Raiders. Outside of not playing a single snap of college football...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top five players in New York Giants history

The New York Giants are the oldest team in the NFL are the last of the five original teams to form the league in 1925. They have had a storied history of success in their near-100 years in the league and have seen their fair share of great players. They have had some great players on both sides of the ball during their time in the league and they have certainly made a big impact...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants pick South Carolina TE Jerell Adams

The New York Giants drafted South Carolina tight end Jerell Adams with their last pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. The Giants picked up Adams in the sixth round with the 184th overall selection. With the 184th pick, the #Giants draft South Carolina TE Jerell Adams! #GiantsDraft pic.twitter.com/Mo7TsWsVEr — New York Giants (@Giants) April 30, 2016 Jerell Adams caught 28 passes for...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants draft UCLA running back Paul Perkins

During the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected UCLA running back Paul Perkins with the 149th overall pick. He already looks good in Blue! #GiantsDraft https://t.co/hM7Az3m3g7 — New York Giants (@Giants) April 30, 2016 The NFL is basically a family business for the Perkins family. Perkins’ uncle (Don Perkins) played eight years as a running back for...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants draft Sterling Shepard and Darian Thompson

New York Giants GM Jerry Reese and head coach Ben McAdoo discuss Big Blue's 2nd and 3rd round picks, wide receiver Sterling Shepard and safety Darian Thompson.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Web roundup: New York Giants

New York Giants' Eli Apple Looks Forward to "Spoiling the Season ... New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple, whom the team selected with the No. ... Not to mention, as member of the New York Football Giants it'll mean he actually ... NFL Draft 2016: New York Giants Day 3 selections Another team that found themselves involved in the Laremy Tunsil debacle at the start of the first...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft- Round 2 & 3

The Giants drafted WR Sterling Shepard and S Darian Thompson. Shepard was ranked 49th by us out of our top 50, so he’s a good solid player. He’s got good hands. He’ll be able to help the team because he’s a good WR. But just like with Eli Apple, another good player, the Giants missed another opportunity to get a terrific Offensive Tackle. This time the pick was Jason Spriggs...
Via Ultimate NYG
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants still need offensive lineman, linebacker, tight end

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants are heading into the final day of the NFL draft with a lot of needs and no guarantees they are going to find players to plug the holes. The biggest needs seem to be on the offensive and defensive lines. The offensive line needs another tackle, particularly one who can play the right side and challenge veteran Marshall Newhouse. ...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants Pick Cornerback Eli Apple in First Round of 2016 Draft

Since the New York Giants spent a decent chunk of change on their defensive shortcomings this offseason, their first round draft pick has been a topic of speculation. Players like defensive tackle Damon Harrison, cornerback Janoris Jenkins, and defensive end Olivier Vernon have huge potential to revitalize the severely-lacking defense, which ranked worst in 2015 by giving up 420...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft: Why Eli Apple Was the First Cornerback Drafted, to the New York Giants

Entering the night, the Giants had a couple of players hoping to select at Pick 10 if the rest of the draft shook up as they planned. Balancing out the off-the-field issues and weaknesses in each player’s game, New York compiled all its notes together just to fall short of what they had hoped would happen with two of its most coveted players going before it was their time to bat...
Via Optimum Scouting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Apple once trolled Giants fans on Twitter

Athletes need to watch what they tweet, because they never know what may come back to haunt them. Eli Apple could tell you something about that. Apple, a redshirt sophomore from Ohio State, was selected No. 10 overall in Thursday’s NFL Draft by the New York Giants. While getting picked so high was a great break for Apple especially after the character criticism he endured this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NYG select Eli Apple

Last year, the Giants were hot for T Brandon Scherff.  We did not like the prospect, certainly not at 9th overall, because we did not project Scherff as a Tackle, and believed he was going to be a Guard.  You do not take a Guard 9th overall.  Well, the Redskins saved Jerry Reese from himself, because they took Scherff at 5 and forced Reese to do the right thing and take true Tackle...
Via Ultimate NYG
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dan Graziano on the Giants' 2016 Draft Strategy

Giants reporter Dan Graziano joins The Michael Kay Show to discuss the New York Giants and their draft strategy.
Via YES Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Camp Report: Cruz and JPP

Victor Cruz, Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr. and Jason Pierre Paul meet the media as the New York Giants hold mini camp under new head coach Ben McAdoo.
Via SNY
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Myles Jack off New York Giants' draft board

The knee condition that has former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack in the news for all the wrong reasons leading up to this week’s NFL draft apparently has one team looking to avoid him in the first round. According to Jordan Raanan of NJ.com, the New York Giants have taken Jack completely off their draft board for the first round: From the report: This quote to me from Myles...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Mini Camp Report

SNY's Ralph Vacchiano reports from New York Giants mini camp, as Odell Beckham Jr and head coach Ben McAdoo address the new season and Josh Norman signing with the Washington Redkskins.
Via SNY
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre-Paul getting new glove, vows to be better than ever

Jason Pierre-Paul signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants this offseason in hopes of proving he is worthy of a long-term extension, and the two-time Pro Bowler intends to do just that. On Tuesday, Pierre-Paul told reporters he considers himself to be in the best shape of his career. He also revealed that he is getting a new custom glove for his surgically repaired hand and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Norman eager to face Odell Beckham Jr. twice each season

An incredibly tumultuous several days that featured a nearly incomprehensible sequence of events for Josh Norman has landed the former Carolina Panthers cornerback in D.C. as a member of the Washington Redskins courtesy of a reported five-year, $75 million deal. It didn’t take long for people to put two and two together and realize the abrupt change in scenery means Norman will...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants owner says NFL could eventually eliminate kickoffs

When the NFL moved the kickoff from the 30 to the 35-yard line in 2012, there was talk that the kickoff could be eliminated completely at some point in an attempt to make the game safer. That discussion had been dormant since then, until Giants co-owner and NFL Competition Committee member John Mara told Giants.com Tuesday that while the committee isn’t ready to abolish the...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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