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Big Blue View Aug 17, 2016

NFL preseason power rankings: Where Giants are after Week 1

Big Blue looks like a middle of the pack team right now The New York Giants are decidedly middle of the pack in preseason NFL Power Rankings released after the first week of preseason games. That, from this vantage point, is pretty much on target. SI.com (No. 15) How dangerous can this team be if it can run the football on a consistent basis? The Giants ranked 24th on the ground last season, paced by Rashad Jennings’s 863 yards. Jennings has his work cut out for him just to hold the starting job, with rookie Paul Perkins (seven carries, 36 yards) and Andre Williams (nine carries, 41...
Big Blue View Aug 14, 2016

New York Giants position battles: What we learned Friday night

Andre Williams, Greg Milhouse boosted their stock vs. Dolphins Coach Ben McAdoo has said that when it comes to building a roster preseason games would weigh more heavily than practice sessions. So, let’s look at a few of the position battles going on with the New York Giants and see what we can learn from Friday’s preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins. Running back Rashad Jennings is going to be the starter and Shane Vereen will handle the bulk of the pass-receiving duties. What did we learn about the guys competing for jobs behind them? First, as dismissive as we have been here...
Big Blue View Jul 28, 2016

Rashad Jennings doesn’t care about being “focal point” on offense

Veteran running back hungry to reach playoffs for the first time The much-maligned running back committee for the New York Giants often drew criticism for its ineffectiveness in 2015. It was not until the final four games of the season until the running game saw traction as the Giants gave the bulk of rushing attempts to Rashad Jennings. It is too early to discern the Giants running back strategy, but with training camp under full swing, Jennings is ready for any role given to him for the 2016 season. “I’m here to help this team,” Jennings said. “It’s not about me. I’m just a...
Big Blue View Jul 28, 2016

Ben McAdoo: First padded practice will be Tuesday

McAdoo discusses variety of topics as team arrives for training camp Ben McAdoo held the first training camp press conference of his career as coach of the New York Giants on Thursday and was clear the goal is to “put the fifth (Super Bowl) trophy in the case.” McAdoo also discussed the trio of players who will begin on PUP, the plan for Victor Cruz and the fact that the team’s first fully-padded practice will be next Tuesday. For now, here are a few tweets from McAdoo’s presser. This will be updated when the transcript becomes available. McAdoo: "I like the look in their eye....