Opportunity knocks for Giants rookie Hankins

Johnathan Hankins has mixed emotions. On one hand, the rookie defensive tackle is thrilled he likely will be active for Sunday’s game against the Raiders at MetLife Stadium. On the other, he’s upset it’s because veteran lineman Shaun Rogers (knee) was placed on injured reserve on Thursday. “I wouldn’t say I’m really excited because a guy went down and he was hurt,...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Training Camp Report Part 2

Highlights:Johnathan Hankins continues to disrupt the middle of the line of scrimmage as he made consecutive plays behind the line (The unlucky recipient on both plays was RB Da’Rel Scott). Hankins will never be a high stats player (ie: sacks and tackles). What he does well is clog up the gaps, which allows his teammates to make tackles.Prince Amukamara has looked outstanding and...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Hankins confident in stopping the run

The New York Giants are known for getting pressure on the quarterback, but the emphasis during training camp has been on stopping opposing ballcarriers. Find out how rookie defensive Johnathan Hankins thinks Big Blue can rise the defensive rushing ranks.
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Watch: Johnathan Hankins

Never shy to bolster their defensive line through the NFL draft, the New York Giants nabbed Ohio State's standout tackle Johnathan Hankins in the second round back in April. While New York's defensive tackle depth chart is crowded to say the least, Hankins could be a key contributor down the road for Big Blue.
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnathan Hankins is kinda fat while Giants hope for a big time player

No team got beat up at the line of scrimmage in 2012 more than the New York Giants. That may almost be difficult to believe, considering their defensive line boasted such names as Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora and Jason Pierre-Paul. But this was a team that saw a signficant drop in sacks and was 31st against the run in the NFL. It became an obsession of Tom Coughlin to figure out just...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants score big in NFL Draft

If you want to excel consistently, you have to have a team philosophy and know how to execute it year in and year out. That’s why teams like Pittsburgh and New England keep making it back to the Super Bowl. The New York Giants are one of those teams. On offense everything revolves around clutch quarterback Eli Manning, and on defense it’s all about their front four. By putting...
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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