Broncos tight end Julius Thomas emerged from obscurity last year in his third season to become one of the top tight ends in the NFL. With the help of Peyton Manning, Thomas caught 65 passes for 788 yards and 14 touchdowns on the way to his first Pro Bowl selection.
General manager Jerry Reese said Wednesday before the team’s second practice that Beckham “tweaked” the hamstring during Tuesday’s session. Beckham had said before Tuesday’s practice that it was feeling a lot better and that he was getting only “preventative treatment” for the hamstring.
Running back Andre Williams out of Boston College talked about adjusting to being a player in the National Football League, the importance of playing as well as watching, and the possibility of spending many more years with the Giants organization. Q: What do you think about the tempo change being in the NFL? A: The [...]
Today’s practice for the New York Giants at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, though hot, did not see nearly as many heat-related issues as yesterday. The players who were carted off the field due to heat related issues yesterday, tight end Xavier Grimble and linebacker Spencer Adkins, did not have any apparent problems during today’s [...]
It’s only been two days of practices, but already head coach Tom Coughlin has told his guys to take a break. That’s right, despite the coach saying he’s given his team breaks “for a thousand years” (maybe water breaks but never like what they go today for the simple reason this is their only third [...]
Steve Weatherford leaped out of a cream white 2008 Bentley and threw it in park directly in front of his apartment. In the back seat were a brand new pair of polished black shoes -- ones he could dance in...
Plaxico Burress opens up the night he shot himself in the leg.
No fan of the New York Giants likes to think back on what might have been in 2008 if Plaxico Burress had not taken a gun to a nightclub and accidentally put a bullet in his leg.The Giants were 11-1 at the time and Burress basically blew up the Giants' chance at a second straight Super Bowl, blew up a a good chunk of his career and cost himself two years of freedom.
Burress, much to his credit, recently sat down and talked candidly about that night, it's...
Football Outsiders says the Giants simply don't have enough dependable young players.
One of the most interesting parts of any training camp is watching the progress of the young players. The Giants' 2014 training camp is no exception. Seeing how the draft picks fit in, and seeing if second- and third-year players have made significant strides is part of what you look for.
Apparently, Football Outsiders is not impressed with the crop of young Giants. In an article for ESPN, Football Outsiders Scott Kacsmar ranks the Giants core of under-25 players 30th among the league's 32 teams.
The Giants were at...