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Giants news, 8/12: Corey Ballentine, Jabrill Peppers, turnover trophies, more

Giants news, 8/12: Corey Ballentine, Jabrill Peppers, turnover trophies, more

Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Let’s get to your Monday headlines Good morning, New York Giants fans! Corey Ballentine on “crazy” NFL debut Ballentine’s appearance in Thursday’s game vs. the New York Jets was his first time being at an NFL game. It also came just months after he was shot and a friend killed celebrating his selection by the Giants. “It felt really good. I called my mom and we were on the phone for an hour and a half. It was crazy because we were just talking about how far I have come. Coming from Jamaica and all of the adversity I have been through,...
Big Blue View Aug 11, 2019
Film Study: Giants’ secondary, part 1 - the starters

Film Study: Giants’ secondary, part 1 - the starters

Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports Let’s take a closer look at how the Giants’ new secondary fared against the Jets Much of the New York Giants offseason has been spent wondering what the rebuilt secondary will look like in 2019. The Giants have invested heavily over the last year, signing veteran safety Antoine Bethea, trading for safety Jabrill Peppers, trading up to draft cornerback DeAndre Baker, drafting Sam Beal in the 2018 supplemental draft with a third-round selection, drafting corners Julian Love in the fourth round, and Corey Ballentine in the sixth round. We finally got...
Big Blue View Aug 9, 2019
Giants’ CB Corey Ballentine had a breakout night against the Jets

Giants’ CB Corey Ballentine had a breakout night against the Jets

Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports The Giants’ sixth-round pick put himself on the national radar The New York Giants first preseason game against the New York Jets was a good night for their rookie class. Not much was known about cornerback Corey Ballentine when the Giants selected him in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Playing for Division II Washburn University, that is to be expected. But while few had heard his name before the draft, his name has been heard more and more coming out of practice over the last week. Thursday night he took that play from the practice field to...
ClutchPoints Aug 9, 2019
Giants news: Corey Ballentine impresses in first game after shooting

Giants news: Corey Ballentine impresses in first game after shooting

Being an undrafted rookie is already an uphill battle to have put on you. And then having a death of a best friend in an incident that injured you as well is something that will make that battle even more difficult. That is what Corey Ballentine had to go through as he went into the […] The post Giants news: Corey Ballentine impresses in first game after shooting appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Big Blue View Aug 9, 2019
Giants news, 8/9: Daniel Jones’ debut, pass interference challenge, Jake Carlock, more

Giants news, 8/9: Daniel Jones’ debut, pass interference challenge, Jake Carlock, more

Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Let’s get to your Friday headlines Good morning, New York Giants fans! Daniel Jones was pretty good last night In case you hadn’t heard, you can read about it in these posts: Daniel Jones’ sizzling start should breed optimism for the future On Daniel Jones, debuts and unbridled optimism Daniel Jones goes 5-for-5 with TD pass on first drive, and Twitter goes wild Shurmur “glad” for pass interference challenge An overturn of a play by Corey Ballentine that was originally not called pass interference cost his team 33 yards, but Giants...
Big Blue View Aug 7, 2019
‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast: Chris, Ed break down Giants-Jets

‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast: Chris, Ed break down Giants-Jets

Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Talking Daniel Jones, rookie class, more With the New York Giants opening their preseason on Thursday night against the New York Jets, Chris Pflum and yours truly break down what we hope to see on Thursday night. Topics discussed: Daniel Jones Undrafted free agents to be excited about What we might see from the defense Thoughts on young defensive backs Julian Love and Corey Ballentine Please give the full show a listen below. Where to subscribe You can find and subscribe to Big Blue View radio from the show’s home page. You can find all...
Big Blue View Aug 5, 2019
Giants practice report, 8/5: Sterling Shepard’s reps, Corey Ballentine’s rise, more

Giants practice report, 8/5: Sterling Shepard’s reps, Corey Ballentine’s rise, more

Left tackle Brian Mihalik apparently suffered a burner on Monday. | Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Here’s what happened at training camp on Monday The New York Giants started their third week of training camp on Monday. Here’s a look at what happened. Injury updates Wide receiver Sterling Shepard tested his fractured thumb on Monday and quickly determined that catching passes with two hands was not a good idea. I’m OK with Shepard doing some things, but the Giants need to be smart. Can’t afford to mess around and have him miss regular season time. Eli Manning just...
Big Blue View Jul 31, 2019
Giants’ QB Daniel Jones “pissed” after first interception of camp

Giants’ QB Daniel Jones “pissed” after first interception of camp

Daniel Jones | Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports “I certainly wasn’t happy about it,” says Jones EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Daniel Jones was “pissed” on Tuesday after throwing his first interception of training camp, according to New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur. Jones was picked off by rookie cornerback Corey Ballentine on a pass intended for tight end Garrett Dickerson in the end zone. In case you haven’t seen it, here is a look at the play. Daniel Jones just threw his first INT of training camp. Corey Ballentine with the nice pick in the end zone and ... he runs out...
New York Daily News Jul 30, 2019

Rookie QB Daniel Jones struggles again in Giants training camp

Corey Ballentine made a two-handed reaching interception of a Daniel Jones pass in the end zone during Tuesday’s installment of Giants training camp. It marked the rookie corner’s second pick of camp and the first thrown by Jones, the team’s No. 6 overall draft choice. Head coach Pat Shurmur said...
Big Blue View Jul 30, 2019
Pat’s Perspectives: Thoughts from the first week of training camp

Pat’s Perspectives: Thoughts from the first week of training camp

NorthJersey.com-USA TODAY NETWORK Communication on defense, the daily temperature take, and admiration for Corey Ballentine highlight this week’s thoughts And just like that, one week of training camp is in the books. Big Blue View has been doing its best to keep you up to speed with the big stories, but as always, there are a few leftover crumbs worth talking about, so let’s get right into them. The defense Every year the defense always starts ahead of the offense — that’s just the nature of the beast. But this year, I’ve noticed that the defense doesn’t have nearly as many...
Big Blue View Jul 29, 2019
Stock up, stock down as Giants hit first break of training camp

Stock up, stock down as Giants hit first break of training camp

Daniel Jones throws a pass during training camp. | Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Golden Tate’s stock down; who’s stock has gone up? And after four days of training camp practice, the New York Giants shall rest. With players having their mandated off day on Monday, let’s assess how things have gone thus far with a little “stock up, stock down” report. Stock up Corey Ballentine — There are two reasons Ballentine is here. First, he was impressive on Sunday when he met the media for the first time since the shooting that took the life of his friend, Dwane Simmons....
FOX Sports Jul 28, 2019
Giants' Ballentine coping with shooting after being drafted

Giants' Ballentine coping with shooting after being drafted

Giants' Ballentine coping with shooting after being drafted
Big Blue View Jul 28, 2019
Giants’ CB Corey Ballentine trying to move forward after “tragic event”

Giants’ CB Corey Ballentine trying to move forward after “tragic event”

Corey Ballentine | Photo by Ed Valentine “I think about it every day,” Ballentine says of Dwane Simmons’ death EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Corey Ballentine said Sunday that he feels as though he is finally beginning to move forward after the tragic draft night shooting that left his friend Dwane Simmons dead, and left him with a bullet wound in the rear end. “I feel like I’m finally starting to get somewhere,” Ballentine said one day after making his biggest play of training camp, an interception of a Kyle Lauletta pass. “Now I feel like I’m finally starting to move forward...
Big Blue View Jul 26, 2019
Giants’ practice report, 7/26: Another injury at wide receiver

Giants’ practice report, 7/26: Another injury at wide receiver

Pat Shurmur and Saquon Barkley | Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Brittan Golden goes down with a groin injury EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants concluded their second day of practice, and of course it couldn’t end without another wide receiver injury. Who is going to catch the ball? This time the injury bug hit Brittan Golden, who left practice after suffering a groin injury. Golden leaped to catch a floating pass from Kyle Lauletta, snagged it over Corey Ballentine, turned and ran 20-30 yards into the end zone for a score. Instead of celebrating, though, he went to a...
Big Blue View Jul 21, 2019
Giants’ 90-man roster: CB Ronald Zamort another transplanted Cardinal

Giants’ 90-man roster: CB Ronald Zamort another transplanted Cardinal

Ronald Zamort makes a tackle for the Arizona Cardinals in a 2016 preseason game. | Photo by Ken Murray/Icon Sportswire via Zamort trying to — finally — break into an NFL lineup You can be forgiven if you don’t include Ronald Zamort when you think of cornerbacks likely to make the New York Giants. Perhaps you can even be forgiven if you didn’t know who Zamort was, or that he is on the team’s 90-man training camp roster. The Giants have a plethora of young cornerbacks who have never played in an NFL game — DeAndre Baker, Julian Love, Corey Ballentine, Sam Beal, Henre’...

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