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Position Preview: Giants wide receiver spot is all about Odell Beckham

Keeping star receiver on the field a key for Giants Last season, wide receivers named Tavaress King, Travis Rudolph, Hunter Sharp, Darius Powe, Marquis Bundy, Kalif Raymond and Ed Eagan caught a combined 36 passes, four for touchdowns, for the New York Giants in 79 targets. That’s a 45.6 percent completion rate. Odell Beckham Jr. caught 26 passes in 45 targets. You want to identify reasons why the offense wasn’t very good last season, that’s a big one. Beckham, thanks to a preseason ankle injury and a season-ending fractured ankle, was far behind the 158 targets he had in 2015 and...

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Darian Thompson has competition for his job after rough 2017 season

Missed tackles, missing big plays plagued him last season Darian Thompson is a player who excited the New York Giants when they drafted him in 2016. Some of that shine has faded, though, due to injury and poor performance. Let’s look at what Thompson might bring to the Giants in 2018 as we continue our player-by-player profiles of the 90-man training camp roster. The basics Age: 24Height: 6-foot-2Weight: 208Position: SafetyExperience: 2 2017 season in review After missing all but two games in 2016 due to a foot injury, Thompson started all 16 games for the Giants last season. The problem...

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Shane Vereen to sign with New Orleans Saints — report

Running back spent three seasons with Giants Former New York Giants running back Shane Vereen has found a new home. Vereen is signing with the New Orleans Saints, per a report from Mike Garafolo. Vereen, mostly a third-down back and pass-catching specialist, spent three seasons with the Giants. He averaged 43.2 yards per carry (139 rushes, 582 yards) and caught 114 passes for 842 yards and 4 TDs. His best year was his first one with the Giants as he had a career-high 59 receptions in 2015. A forearm injury derailed most of his 2016 season, limiting him to five games. He played all 16 games...

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Giants legend Lawrence Taylor thinks Odell Beckham Jr. can be a team leader

The New York Giants are a team looking to bounce back during the 2018 NFL season. The storied franchise had a forgettable season last year with the team winning only three games as they dealt with numerous injury issues, a head coach that was ultimately fired, and Eli Manning being benched for the first time in […] The post Giants legend Lawrence Taylor thinks Odell Beckham Jr. can be a team leader appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Giants news: Eli Manning recalls lessons from brother Peyton’s late-career success

After a disappointing 2017 season, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning faces major doubts as to whether he can still be a top QB at the age of 37. Eli’s brother, Peyton, faced similar doubts at that age after he missed a year due to neck surgery. Peyton silenced those doubts by putting up arguably […] The post Giants news: Eli Manning recalls lessons from brother Peyton’s late-career success appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Can Hunter Sharp win role as kick returner, reserve wide receiver?

His work with the Giants has been impressive thus far Even in the smoldering rubble of disaster, sometimes good things happen. For the New York Giants, perhaps stumbling across wide receiver/kick returner Hunter Sharp near the end of their disastrous 3-13 2017 season will be such a good thing. Let’s focus on Sharp as we continue our player-by-player profiles of the 90-man roster the Giants will bring to training camp. The basics Height: 5-foot-11Weight: 198Position: Wide receiver/kick returnerExperience: 1 2017 season in review Sharp joined the injury-ravaged, desperate Giants for the...

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New York Giants: Jason Pierre-Paul issues a July 4th warning

Three years ago, there was great concern for the health of then New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. It wasn’t as simple as a pulled hamstring or broken hand. Pierre-Paul was rushed to hospital in Florida after a scary fireworks accident. The date was July 4, 2015. Even though Pierre-Paul has traded in Big […] New York Giants: Jason Pierre-Paul issues a July 4th warning - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ - A NY Giants Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Ryan O’Malley was a Giant, then he wasn’t, now he is again

Former Penn tight end competing in crowded field The New York Giants have been collecting tight ends throughout the offseason. They already had Evan Engram, Rhett Ellison and Jerell Adams. They also added Kyle Carter via waivers and Garrett Dickerson as an undrafted free agent. Then there is Ryan O’Malley. The Giants signed the former Penn tight end to their practice squad in mid-December, the time when injury-ravaged teams are just trying to collect healthy bodies to finish out the year. They promoted him to the 53-man roster for the final game of the season vs. the Washington...

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New York Giants: 5 worst injuries in team history

The fate of a franchise can be permanently altered by player injuries. Like every NFL squad, the New York Giants have had their fair share of team altering events. On the other hand, sometimes injuries present player opportunities. This past NFL season, we saw that dynamic at work with the world champion Philadelphia Eagles. The […] New York Giants: 5 worst injuries in team history - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ - A NY Giants Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Avery Moss could provide linebacker depth, if he can get healthy

Second-year man missed all of spring practices Can Avery Moss give the New York Giants some much-needed depth at linebacker in 2018? Let’s focus on Moss as we continue our player-by-player look at the 90-man roster the Giants will bring to training camp. The basics Height: 6-foot-3Weight: 271Position: OLBExperience: 1 2017 season in review A fifth-round pick, Moss was on the active roster Week 1 but was then inactive until Week 5. With Olivier Vernon slowed, or completely sideline, by injuries Moss played 25 or more snaps during a six-game stretch mid-season. After playing 25 snaps in a...

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Giants news, 6/28: PFF — Giants roster still one of league’s worst

Let’s take a look at some of today’s headlines Good morning, New York Giants fans! Let’s check the headlines, beginning with the news that Pro Football Focus is not very impressed by the roster Giants GM Dave Gettleman has assembled. Ranking best, worst rosters of all 32 NFL teams - 2018, Pro Football Focus 28. New York Giants Biggest strength: With all due respect to Odell Beckham Jr. -- whose 51.6 grade was thanks to an injury-shortened season in which he caught 25 passes for 302 yards in four games -- the honor goes to safety Landon Collins, who over the past two seasons has...

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Former Giants WR Burress knows what must be done with Beckham Jr.'s contract

He is a top Giants wide receiver coming off an ankle injury with a contract situation looming over the team's head. Ring any bells?

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Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. ‘looks great’ and ‘healthy’ says Eli Manning

The 2017 NFL season is one of the New York Giants would like to forget quickly. Nothing went right last season with head coach Ben McAdoo seemingly losing the team from the start, injuries taking a massive toll on the offense, and at one point quarterback Eli Manning being demoted for the first time in his […] The post Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. ‘looks great’ and ‘healthy’ says Eli Manning appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Arizona Cardinals Offensive Line Outlook for 2018

D.J. Humphries trending in the right direction, Versatility of Cardinals’ depth General Manager Steve Keim made the offensive line a priority for improvement, after the Cardinals had the third-worst rushing offense (86.6 avg) and allowed the third-most sacks (52) in 2017. He made a major upgrade at right guard by signing Justin Pugh, formerly of the Giants, to a five-year $45 million contract. Andre Smith was signed to a two-year deal to start at right tackle. Former first-round pick D.J. Humphries continues to rehab from MCL surgery and is progressing well to be ready to start in the...

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Former Giants RB Orleans Darkwa cleared after successful leg surgery

Former New York Giants running back Orleans Darkwa has not had much luck finding a new home this offseason. Fortunately, he may be one step closer to making his return. Darkwa underwent surgery to remove a plate in his leg last month. He announced that he is now cleared to play with a post on Twitter: Cleared ☑️ […] The post Former Giants RB Orleans Darkwa cleared after successful leg surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Pro Football Focus names Landon Collins one of its “Prototype” defensive backs

Trading up for Landon Collins continues to be an excellent decision Going into his fourth year, New York Giants safety Landon Collins has emerged as one of the best defenders in the NFL. He bounced back from a disappointing rookie campaign with a historic sophomore campaign, which he followed up with a strong third season despite playing through injury on a broken and fractured defense. Pro Football Focus decided to take a look at the various coverage schemes, and point out a prototypical player for each scheme. Collins was named as the prototype “2-high” safety: TWO-HIGH SAFETY –...

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Michael Hunter has a chance to compete for the 53-man roster

There could be a lot of shuffling going on at cornerback behind Chris Harris Jr. and Bradley Roby. The New York Giants picked up Michael Hunter as an undrafted free agent after the 2016 NFL Draft. He ended up in injured reserve with a hamstring injury and has since made his way onto the New York Jets and Denver Broncos last season. Name: Michael HunterPosition: CornerbackHeight: 6’0”Weight: 186Age: 25Experience: 3College: Oklahoma State The Broncos promoted Hunter to the active roster late last season to avoid losing him to another team. The Good An injury derailed his rookie season,...

Odell Beckham's injury could play big role in next deal

Odell Beckham Jr.'s season-ending injury hurts his leverage in future contract negotiations with the New York Giants.

Shane Vereen nears New York Giants return

New York Giants players and coaches react to running back Shane Vereen returning to practice for the first time since his injury, as they prepare for the Pittsburgh Steelers.