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Saquon Barkley, Odell Beckham Jr. plan to ‘link up’ in offseason

Saquon Barkley and Odell Beckham Jr. are both going to be spending time this offseason recovering from torn ACL’s that they suffered in 2020. Despite no longer being teammates on the New York Giants, Barkley and Beckham plan on getting together to rehab their knee injuries in the offseason. “Only thing I do know that […] The post Saquon Barkley, Odell Beckham Jr. plan to ‘link up’ in offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Giants’ edge defenders: Overhauled and underwhelming

Lorenzo Carter after tearing an Achilles tendon. | Photo by Tom Pennington/ Let’s review the players who filled edge roles for the Giants in 2020 From the beginning of the 2020 season to the end, the edge position underwent a complete transformation for the New York Giants. Lorenzo Carter and Oshane Ximines were lost to injuries. Markus Golden was traded. Kyler Fackrell missed time toward the end of the year due to injury. By season’s end, Jabaal Sheard, Carter Coughlin, Cam Brown, Niko Lalos and even inside linebackers David Mayo and Tae Crowder were finding snaps...

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Giants news, 1/14: Andrew Thomas’ surgery, DeVonta Smith, more

Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via New York Giants-related headlines for Thursday Good morning, New York Giants fans! xx Giants’ Andrew Thomas has ankle surgery after season-long issue The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy offers a little more detail on Thomas’s surgery. Sources told The Post that Thomas had ankle surgery to correct an issue that was known when he entered the league and had nagged him since training camp. He waited to get it fixed without fear of doing further damage. Thomas is expected to recover by March, according to a source, and will be able to...

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Giants’ LT Andrew Thomas undergoes ankle surgery

Photo by Al Bello/ Rookie LT Andrew Thomas played through an injured ankle that required offseason surgery Andrew Thomas, the starting left tackle and No. 4 overall draft pick for the New York Giants, had surgery on his left ankle this week. Thomas posted a photo on his Instagram story with his leg wrapped in a hospital bed. “It’s an issue that had bothered Thomas for a while, but he was able to manage the pain during the season,” Dan Duggan of The Athletic tweeted. “He should be ready for the offseason program.” Pat Leonard of the Daily News suggested the...

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Devonta Freeman signs with Buffalo Bills

Devonta Freeman | Photo by Jim McIsaac/ Former Giant ends up with chance to perform in playoffs Devonta Freeman has gone from the obscurity of injured reserve with the New York Giants to a chance to earn a Super Bowl ring. Freeman has signed to the Buffalo Bills practice squad in the wake of the season-ending ankle injury suffered by Buffalo running back Zack Moss. Moss, Buffalo’s second-leading rusher, was injured in the Bills’ 27-24 Wild Card Weekend victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Buffalo hosts the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional Round of the playoffs...

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New York Giants roster moves: Devonta Freeman waived, David Sills re-signed

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Giants waive RB Devonta Freeman and sign WR David Sills The New York Giants announced two roster updates Thursday. Running back Devonta Freeman has been waived. Freeman was signed after Saquon Barkley suffered his season-ending ACL injury. Freeman spent six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before joining the Giants. He is a two-time Pro Bowler but did not find much success in New York, rushing for just 172 yards and one touchdown through five games. He was placed on IR after suffering ankle and hamstring injuries in November. He last...

Baltimore Sun

Ravens DE Yannick Ngakoue returns, but four starters miss practice as game vs. Titans nears

Ngakoue suffered a thigh injury in a Week 16 victory over the New York Giants and did not practice last week.

Arrowhead Pride

Arrowheadlines: Willie Gay dealing with high-ankle sprain

Photo by Jamie Squire/ Chiefs headlines for Tuesday, January 5. The latest Chiefs’ Willie Gay has high ankle sprain, source says, but could return in playoffs | Kansas City Star Rookie linebacker Willie Gay is expected to miss 2-4 weeks with a high ankle sprain, a source told The Star. He suffered the injury on his second defensive snap of Sunday’s 38-21 loss to the Chargers. Chiefs’ 2021 home and away opponents set | Chiefs Wire Home opponents: Broncos Chargers Raiders Steelers Browns Bills Cowboys Giants Away opponents: Broncos Chargers Raiders Ravens Bengals...

Blogging The Boys

2021 Dallas Cowboys opponents basically set: Road trips include New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Kansas City among others

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Here is who the Cowboys will be playing next season. The 2020 season finally came to a close for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday afternoon when they lost to the New York Giants. It was a valiant effort to make things interesting near the end, but ultimately it just wasn’t enough for America’s Team. Many had devoted their efforts strictly towards 2021 some time ago, some even as long ago as Dak Prescott’s injury during the first game against the Giants. It makes sense to believe that this team’s chances of contending for a title are much...

Bleeding Green Nation

The Linc - Enough with the pearl-clutching about the Eagles’ Week 17 loss

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 1/4/21. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... 6 winners and 2 losers from Week 17 in the NFL - SB NationMy God, am I sick of people clutching pearls over the sanctity of the NFL over this decision. I get it, you’re really, really bitter, Giants fans — but if winning football’s worst division, in a pandemic-riddled season, when the best team on your doorstep (Dallas) was stricken with injuries is a “win,” then perhaps it’s time to recalibrate your expectations. Perhaps if you...

Blogging The Boys

Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants inactives: Bradlee Anae is inactive again

Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Here’s who is out for the Cowboys and Giants game. The last promised game of the season is upon us for the Dallas Cowboys, and they will need to defeat the New York Giants if they have any hopes of winning the NFC East tonight (please get this done tonight, Eagles!). This season has been filled with injuries at just about every turn for the Cowboys and the fact that they have won the last three games in a row has been impressive given the difficulties that injuries can present. The team is relatively healthy at this point, but...

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Giants-Cowboys inactives: Golden Tate out for Giants

Photo by Abbie Parr/ Calf injury again sidelines veteran wide receiver Wide receiver Golden Tate will miss Sunday’s season finale against the Dallas Cowboys with a calf injury. That injury also kept him out of action last Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. With Tate sidelined, wide recei er/punt returner Dante Pettis will get another opportunity for the Giants. The Giants can win the NFC East today with a victory over the Cowboys and a loss by the Washington Football Team to the Philadelphia Eagles. Should the Giants pull off that feat they would be the first 6-10...

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys news: It’s all on the line for three of the four teams in the NFC East in week 17

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Check out today’s latest and greatest news surrounding America’s team! Cowboys at Giants final injury report: Dallas puts Justin Hamilton and Darian Thompson on COVID-19 list - Dave Halprin, Blogging the Boys Both Cowboys and Giants dealing with COVID issues leading up to week 17. It turns out they had to place two players on the COVID-19 list. Justin Hamilton and Darian Thompson will be out. The Cowboys are expecting to practice on Saturday. As for the rest of the injuries, the Cowboys will be without Leighton Vander Esch as expected....

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Giants-Cowboys final injury report: The end for Golden Tate?

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Tate questionable for Giants; Leighton Vander Esch out for Dallas New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate is questionable for Sunday’s critical game against the Dallas Cowboys with a calf injury. If Tate doesn’t play, that means we could already have seen the last of the 32-year-old as a Giant. Tate signed a four-year, $37.5 million contract ($22.95 million guaranteed) before the 2019 season. His time with the Giants has been neither as quiet nor as productive as the Giants had hoped. Tate missed four games last season due to a...

Blogging The Boys

Week 17 Primer: Cowboys at Giants

Photo by Tom Pennington/ So it all comes down to this for the Cowboys. It’s a bit of poetic justice that the season all comes down to this Week 17 matchup against the New York Giants. The last time these two teams met, after all, the Cowboys were dealt a devastating blow to their season when Dak Prescott suffered a season-ending injury. It seemed like the final nail in the coffin for a Cowboys team that had struggled out of the gate. But here they are in Week 17 still with a shot at the playoffs. The stage has been set for both the Cowboys and the Giants. Loser gets...

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Cowboys at Giants final injury report: Dallas puts Justin Hamilton and Darian Thompson on COVID-19 list

Photo by George Walker/Icon Sportswire via The final report for the Cowboys and Giants game. The Dallas Cowboys were unable to practice in the regular way at The Star, instead holding a virtual practice after a report of a positive COVID-19 case. The Cowboys had to undergo extended protocols because of the test and so today’s final injury report will only be an estimate. A player on Cowboys' 53-man roster has tested positive for COVID-19, a source said. This is the third player case during the regular season and second for a player on 53-man roster. QB Andy Dalton...

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The Chris and Joe Show - Previewing the Dallas Cowboys

Photo by Tom Pennington/ What can the Giants expect from their division rivals? The final game of the 2020 regular season is here and the New York Giants will take on the Dallas Cowboys with the division championship potentially on the line. Dallas limped through much of the regular season as they coped with injuries across their roster, none worse than the gruesome injury suffered by Dak Prescott against the Giants. And yet somehow they’ve battled back, are on a three-game winning streak, and are in contention to win the NFC East. The Giants, meanwhile, are in...

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Giants QB Daniel Jones “more forthcoming” than Joe Judge would have liked

Photo by Mike Stobe/ Jones admitted his hamstring still limits his mobility At the behest of their head coach, New York Giants’ players have spent the season being tight-lipped about injuries. Thus, it was surprising on Tuesday when quarterback Daniel Jones let slip that his hamstring injury will continue to limit him to playing mostly from the pocket this Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Joe Judge on Wednesday made it obvious he wished his quarterback had not been quite so open. Judge said Jones was “probably a little more forthcoming than I would have...

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys at Giants injury report: Donovan Wilson still out, Chidobe Awuzie gets a full practice

Photo by George Walker/Icon Sportswire via The latest update on the Cowboys and Giants game. The Dallas Cowboys will be battling the New York Giants on Sunday, and they will also be battling the injury list. Any thoughts of getting Leighton Vander Esch or Zack Martin back for this game are likely misplaced. Both players seem to be out for the upcoming contest. The Cowboys defensive secondary is really were the injury mystery lies. Safety Xavier Woods has returned to practice and was reportedly doing well in practice yesterday, making his return look more promising. He...

NorthJersey.com

Offense 'can't do the things that cause losing,' says Garrett as NY Giants set for Cowboys

The stagnant New York Giants offense will need to take care of the ball, even as some of its stars deal with injury, in the NFL season's final week.        

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Mike McCarthy press conference: Coach updates the health of his banged up secondary

Photo by Tom Pennington/ Head coach Mike McCarthy met the press. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy met with the press to talk about the Cowboys preparations to play the Giants. A playoff spot could be on the line, so the team is pushing ahead with game-planning. Coach addressed all those issues today, including injuries. (All answers are paraphrased and not actual quotes). Win and in... sort of The Dallas Cowboys don’t have a win-and-in situation surrounding them this week as they will need help besides what they can do on their own, but Mike McCarthy noted that the...

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Cowboys at Giants injury report: Two safeties out of practice, a third is limited

Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/ The first injury report of the week for the Cowboys and the Giants game. The Dallas Cowboys will travel north to take on the New York Giants in a game that has both teams still fighting for the NFC East crown. The Cowboys have been getting healthier recently, but still have some key players hobbled. Earlier today, coach Mike McCarthy stated that linebacker Leighton Vander Esch and offensive lineman Zack Martin wouldn’t participate in practice today. In fact, it’s unlikely that either player will get on the field this week. Safety Xavier...

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Giants QB Daniel Jones admits he’s limited to playing from the pocket

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports “I’m not able to do a lot of the things I’m used to doing” Daniel Jones is healthy enough to play, but the New York Giants quarterback admitted on Wednesday that his hamstring and ankle injuries have turned the normally mobile Jones into a pocket passer. “I think you can tell from the tape that I’m not able to do a lot of the things I’m used to doing,” he said. Jones injured his right hamstring Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals. He did not finish that game, then sat out Week 13 against the Seattle Seahawks. Jones...

Baltimore Sun

Ravens avoid significant injuries in win vs. Giants; rookie safety Geno Stone waived again | NOTES

The Ravens lost three starters to injuries Sunday, but coach John Harbaugh’s hopeful they won’t be out long.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens snap-count analysis: Anthony Averett and Tramon Williams fortify injury-riddled secondary

With cornerback Marcus Peters still sidelined by a calf injury, Anthony Averett and Tramon Williams played huge roles in the Ravens' 27-13 win over the New York Giants.

Revenge of the Birds

Haason Reddick has a chance to win the 2020 NFL Sack Title

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Cardinals have had a tough finish to the 2020 NFL season, but one bright spot has been Haason Reddick. The fourth year player out of Temple was finally given a shot to play as an edge rusher full after the injury to Chandler Jones and he has responded, especially down the stretch run. Reddick had five sacks in the first seven games, then was blanked for the next six weeks. Since then he had his historic five sack performance against the New York Giants, then followed it up with a sack against the Eagles and 1.5 sacks against...

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Giants-Ravens inactives: Daniel Jones playing, FB Elijhaa Penny out

Daniel Jones | Photo by Jim McIsaac/ Here are the inactives for both New York and Baltimore New York Giants slot cornerback Darnay Holmes, who has missed the last two games with a knee injury, will be back on the field today against the Baltimore Ravens. Holmes is active. So, too, is quarterback Daniel Jones. It was reported on Saturday that Jones, who has missed two of the last three games with hamstring and then ankle injuries, would play on Sunday. The Giants are without Golden Tate. The wide receiver was ruled out on Friday with a calf injury. Fullback Elijhaa Penny...

Baltimore Sun

Ravens DE Calais Campbell active, CB Marcus Peters inactive Sunday; Giants QB Daniel Jones active, will start

Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell is active for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. Campbell, who has missed four of the team’s last four games with a nagging calf injury, was listed as questionable to play.

Daniel Jones has 'legitimate fantasy upside' - Matthew Berry | The Fantasy Show

ESPN fantasy football expert Matthew Berry explains what Daniel Jones replacing Eli Manning means for Saquon Barkley and the rest of the New York Giants offense. He then (3:19) discusses what Cam Newton's injury means for Carolina Panthers teammates Chris

Decision to bench Eli, start Daniel Jones came at PERFECT time | Pick Six Podcast

Will Brinson is joined by Brady Quinn and Ryan Wilson to discuss Daniel Jones taking over the starting QB role for the New York Giants, Cam Newton's injury status and 0-2 teams that could still make the playoffs.

Stephen A. warns the Cowboys: 'What can go wrong, will go wrong!' | First Take

Stephen A. Smith isn’t dismissing the Dallas Cowboys' impressive performance in Week 1 vs. the New York Giants, but believes the Cowboys will eventually get plagued by suspensions and injuries. #FirstTake ✔