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Aug 11, 2017
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Josh Johnson completed five-of-10 passes for 31 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions while rushing twice for eight yards Friday in the Giants’ loss to the Steelers.
NFL Trade Rumors Aug 15, 2017

Jaguars Place DBs Josh Johnson & Ezra Robinson On Injured Reserve

The Jacksonville Jaguars officially placed DBs Josh Johnson and Ezra Robinson on injured reserve after clearing waivers on Tuesday. Johnson, 25, wound up signing on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Purdue back in 2013. However, he lasted just a few months in San Diego before he was released at the start of … The post Jaguars Place DBs Josh Johnson & Ezra Robinson On Injured Reserve appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Newsday Aug 14, 2017

Shane Smith may have special skills to make Giants as a fullback

Shane Smith sits atop the depth chart at his position, was on the field for the first play of the preseason, and made a pretty good impression when one of his blocks knocked the helmet off an opponent in the game against the Steelers. He even caught the first completed pass of the preseason by the Giants, a 9-yarder from Josh Johnson.
NFL Trade Rumors Aug 14, 2017

Jaguars Waive/Injured Josh Johnson, Sign TE David Grinnage

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Monday that they’ve signed TE David Grinnage and waived CB Josh Johnson with an injury designation. Should Johnson pass through waivers unclaimed, he would revert to the team’s injured reserve list on Tuesday. Johnson, 25, wound up signing on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Purdue back in … The post Jaguars Waive/Injured Josh Johnson, Sign TE David Grinnage appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Big Blue View Aug 13, 2017
Updated 53-Man Roster Projection: Who’s In, Who’s Out After First Preseason Game

Updated 53-Man Roster Projection: Who’s In, Who’s Out After First Preseason Game

There are just a few changes With one preseason game in the books, let’s take an updated look at a 53-man roster projection for the New York Giants. By the way, the more I do these the more it becomes clear that the Giants have several viable ways to fill the last few roster spots. How they choose to do it is going to be very interesting. Offense Quarterback (3) Starter: Eli ManningBackups: Geno Smith, Davis Webb Geno Smith and Josh Johnson both have good and bad moments. Thing is, Smith’s good moments can be really good. There is just more upside with Smith than with Johnson. Running...
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Eight Things We Learned From Giants-Steelers

Eight Things We Learned From Giants-Steelers

Let’s take one more look back at Friday’s preseason opener EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — What did we learn from Friday’s 20-12 loss by the New York Giants to the Pittsburgh Steelers? Well, lots of stuff. Here is some of what we discovered. Geno Smith, Josh Johnson Both An Adventure Smith had a better night than Johnson, but neither was terrific. Johnson went 5-for-10 for 31 yards. He was unsure of himself in the pocket, leading to the three sacks he took. Smith made some nice throws, but threw a bad interception in the third quarter. He also had an interception wiped out at the end of...
Sullivan: Geno Smith's next chapter has good opening line

Sullivan: Geno Smith's next chapter has good opening line

Former Jet QB Geno Smith looked sharp at times in battle with Josh Johnson for right to backup Eli Manning        
Big Blue View Aug 12, 2017
Steelers 20, Giants 12: Post-Game Quotebook

Steelers 20, Giants 12: Post-Game Quotebook

What Giants’ players were saying EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Let’s take a look at some of the things New York Giants players were saying Friday night after their preseason-opening 20-12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Josh Johnson on his performance ... “It felt good to be able to get out there and get our feet wet. I’m anxious to get on to the film, see what we can learn from, get better from. We have to score touchdowns in the green zone. Not scoring touchdowns wasn’t good enough. We have to get some first downs. Defense made some great plays getting some turnovers and were able...
Big Blue View Aug 11, 2017
Giants-Steelers Final Score: Giants Fall To Steelers, 20-12

Giants-Steelers Final Score: Giants Fall To Steelers, 20-12

Big Blue falls to 0-1 in preseason, will play Browns next The New York Giants fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 20-12, Friday night in both team’s first preseason game. Odell Beckham Jr., Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Jason Pierre Paul and Eli Manning all dressed for the game but did not play. Wide receiver Sterling Shepard did not play as he is recovering from an ankle injury. Josh Johnson started at quarterback for the Giants, finishing the night 5-of-10 for 31 yards. Geno Smith relieved Johnson and went 10-of-16 for 114 yards and an interception. Davis Webb finished the game for New...
Rotoworld Aug 11, 2017

Johnson comes out flat in loss to Pittsburgh - Josh Johnson (QB) New York Giants

Josh Johnson completed five-of-10 passes for 31 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions while rushing twice for eight yards Friday in the Giants’ loss to the Steelers.
Big Blue View Aug 11, 2017
VIDEO: Don’t Blame Ereck Flowers For Those Two T.J. Watt Sacks

VIDEO: Don’t Blame Ereck Flowers For Those Two T.J. Watt Sacks

It’s not time to panic — yet EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Two series into Friday night’s preseason opener, Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie outside linebacker T.J. Watt already had two sacks of New York Giants’ quarterback Josh Johnson. Since Watt lined up over much-maligned Giants’ left tackle Ereck Flowers, the alarm bells — and the Flowers hate — started quickly. Ereck Flowers allows his first sack on third play https://t.co/vte48AsPZM— Dan Pizzuta (@DanPizzuta) August 11, 2017 Thing is, while Watt lined up over Flowers neither of those sacks was the left tackle’s fault....
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Giants vs. Steelers, Live Updates: Giants’ Preseason Gets Underway

Giants vs. Steelers, Live Updates: Giants’ Preseason Gets Underway

Use this as your live thread throughout the game EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants get their preseason underway Friday night with a 7 p.m. ET game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Will the Giants take a step forward after an 11-5 season in Ben McAdoo’s first year as head coach, or a step back? While starters will play little, if at all, we get our first real glimpse this evening. The game will be televised by WNBC in the tri-state area. The Giants have announced that Josh Johnson will get the start at quarterback. Who Won’t Play Coach’s decision QB Eli ManningCB Dominique...
Empire Writes Back Aug 11, 2017

New York Giants 2017 Roster Preview: Quarterbacks

As we inch closer to the start of the NFL regular season, we break down each position on the New York Giants roster. We kick things off with the highest paid position on the field as we preview the quarterbacks. The New York Giants currently have four quarterbacks on their roster: Eli Manning, Josh Johnson, […] New York Giants 2017 Roster Preview: Quarterbacks - Empire Writes Back - Empire Writes Back - Knicks, Yankees, Mets, Jets. Giants, Nets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils, and More
Big Blue View Aug 11, 2017
Giants vs. Steelers, Preseason Game 1: Game Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream, Odds, More

Giants vs. Steelers, Preseason Game 1: Game Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream, Odds, More

Everything you need to know about the game The New York Giants open their preseason Friday night when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers at MetLife Stadium. Game time is 7 p.m. ET and it will be televised by WNBC in the tri-state area. NFL Network will carry the game nationally. Were this a regular-season meeting, it would be a marquee one. Quarterbacks Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger. Wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown. None of those stars will play, however. Pittsburgh will start rookie Joshua Dobbs at quarterback. The Giants will use Geno Smith, Josh Johnson and Davis...
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Geno Smith And Josh Johnson: Two Veteran QBs, One Job

Geno Smith And Josh Johnson: Two Veteran QBs, One Job

Competition for Giants’ No. 2 spot takes step forward Friday night The competition between Geno Smith and Josh Johnson for the No. 2 quarterback job with the New York Giants ratchets up a notch Friday night. Both veterans are expected to see significant playing time in the Giants’ preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. There has really been little to separate the two players thus far during training camp. Both have been inconsistent, throwing well at times and poorly at times. Both have shown an ability to make plays with their legs when necessary. I have actually taken to...
Big Blue View Aug 7, 2017
53-Man Roster Projection: A Change At Backup Quarterback

53-Man Roster Projection: A Change At Backup Quarterback

Geno Smith in, Josh Johnson out in latest projection Training camp is at its mid-way point. The preseason opens for the New York Giants on Friday night when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers. With that in mind, let’s take a look at our latest 53-man roster projection. Quarterback (3) Starter: Eli ManningBackups: Geno Smith, Davis Webb Change: Smith in, Josh Johnson out. There is really very little to separate Geno Smith from Josh Johnson, at least in terms of on-field performance thus far during training camp. Both have had good days and bad. They make some throws that look great. Other...

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