GIANTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Victor Cruz wrong to suggest New York Giants held him down

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Geno Smith trying to resurrect his career with the Giants

Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cris Carter mentors OBJ

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has opted to skip voluntary offseason workouts with the team. Arguably, he’s getting even better preparation for what he’ll be facing in the fall from Josh Norman and others. As explained by Gary Myers of the New York Daily News, Beckham spent Thursday not at OTAs but working out with Hall…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

Brandon Jacobs: Jim Harbaugh knows nothing about football

Brandon Jacobs won’t be sending Jim Harbaugh a Christmas card any time soon. The former Giants running back played just one season for Harbaugh with the San Francisco 49ers in 2012, but the lone season didn’t leave Jacobs with a lasting impression. “Jim, I had a lot of respect for Jim when I was there —...
Via New York Post
5 hours ago

Odell Beckham works out with Cris Carter while skipping OTAs

Odell Beckham was expected to attend Thursday’s OTA session with his New York Giants teammates. Despite reports indicating the same, the enigmatic wide receiver was once again a no-show.And this time, instead of being at OTAs — where attendance is strictly on a voluntary basis — Beckham instead opted to work out with Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter.In a series of videos...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin offers advice for Odell Beckham

Odell Beckham Jr has his own reasons for not showing up to organized team activities with the New York Giants, and one Hall of Fame receiver believes he should make it a point to share those reasons with his teammates.In an interview with TMZ this week, Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin offered some advice for Beckham.“One thing I’d tell him is no matter how popular he gets...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo: ‘No accuracy’ to Victor Cruz’s sabotage claims

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo has disputed Victor Cruz’s claims that the team froze him out of the offense in order to justify ultimately cutting him loose this offseason.“Do you believe it’s accurate? There’s no accuracy to it,” McAdoo said when asked about the veracity of Cruz’s claims, via NJ.com.It's worth noting that given the headaches and drama McAdoo already...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Cruz out of control with latest rant

Another day, and another Big Blue receiver lights up the tabloids. This time, it is former New York Giants wideout Victor Cruz who became tabloid fodder. Cruz took the “The Breakfast Club” (how original) on Power 105.1 FM in New York City on Wednesday morning. The two takeaways from the interview are this: 1. Cruz […] New York Giants: Cruz out of control with latest rant -...
Via G-Men Headquarters
10 hours ago

New York Giants: Will The Giants Have a Better Running Attack in 2017?

By Michael Stewart In 2016, the Giants running attack was pretty non-existing as they ranked near the bottom of the league. With basically the same OL returning; can we expect this team to run the ball at least a little more effectively?  The Giants finished 29th in the league in 2016; which was magnified by predictable play calling. Much has been written during the off season and...
Via NY Giants Rush
11 hours ago

What’s going on with the New York Giants offense?

From a talented trio of wide receivers to a significantly improved defense, the New York Giants had it all in 2016. When their new head coach, Ben McAdoo, was the offensive coordinator, he helped transform Eli Manning into one of the finer quarterbacks in the league. In 2015, Manning threw for a career-high 35 touchdown passes and had a quarterback rating of 93.6, which was his...
Via isportsweb.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall-Janoris Jenkins matchup highlights Day 3 of Giants' OTAs | 12 Observations

A review of the first OTA open to the media.
Via NJ.com
12 hours ago

Geno Smith Ready To Compete For Giants’ Backup QB Job

Giants are slowly progressing Smith as he comes back from knee surgery Geno Smith signed a deal with the New York Giants this offseason to compete for the backup quarterback position on the depth chart. He is currently progressing from knee surgery and he feels ready to compete in OTA’s. Smith told reporters Thursday that he feels fully get into it but the Giants are taking it...
Via Big Blue View
13 hours ago

New York Giants News, 5/26: ‘Snacks’ Entertains, More OTA Notes

Let’s get caught up on some news from Thursday’s practice Let’s get your Friday started with a few leftover items from Thursday’s New York Giants OTA. Quote Machine Damon Harrison was in a jolly, entertaining mood when he met with a group of reporters on Thursday. Here are a few of Harrison’s best lines. On former teammate Sheldon Richardson’s critical remarks about...
Via Big Blue View
13 hours ago

Josh Norman not impressed by Odell Beckham Jr. and Dez Bryant

Josh Norman has never been shy about creating tension. Looking ahead to the 2017 season, he’s done it again.Speaking with Tyler Dunne of Bleacher Report, Norman called out Dez Bryant and Odell Beckham Jr. as “just guys” who don’t allow him to battle greatness.When asked about Bryant, Norman said, “That’s a guy. Just a guy. Dez was Dez in 2012, ’13, ’14. Maybe ...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did Ben McAdoo take subtle shot at Odell Beckham Jr.?

Odell Beckham Jr. has been making plenty of news this week, in part because he’s not participating with most of his teammates at OTAs.Both he and star pass rusher Olivier Vernon have opted not to attend these voluntary workouts. Though based on a comment made by New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo, this isn’t exactly welcome news. It sure appears McAdoo is at least a bit frustrated...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Odell Beckham Jr. not dating Iggy Azalea

Odell Beckham Jr. has been making big news this week as OTAs for the New York Giants got underway this week. But all of it has nothing to do with any exploits on the football field.Reports surfaced Wednesday indicating Beckham is dating pop star Iggy Azalea. But that doesn’t appear to be the case, given comments from well-placed “sources” in Beckham’s camp.Individuals evidently...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz: Giants stopped looking his way to make cutting him easier

Former New York Giants wideout Victor Cruz isn’t too happy with the team.Cruz, 30, had a down year in 2016, catching 39 passes for 586 yards and one touchdown before the Giants decided to part ways with him.Ask Cruz, though, and the Giants put on a bit of sabotage to hurt his numbers and make it easier to cut him, as he told "The Breakfast Club" (h/t Dan Benton of Giants Wire...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should Giants be concerned about Odell Beckham missing OTAs?

After what happened in Miami less than one week before the Giants’ playoff game against the Packers last season, you’d think that Odell Beckham Jr. and the receiver corps would have shown up to the team’s OTAs, bright and early.That move to leave his team and party it up with Migos proved to be an awful one, as Beckham turned in arguably his worst game of the season, at the...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why New York Giants fans should temper expectations for Evan Engram’s rookie season

The New York Giants have high expectations for rookie tight end Evan Engram. As a first-round draft pick, he is expected to start right away. Recent Giants first-round picks have added pressure to produce because of the success of Odell Beckham. There is even more pressure on Engram and the rest of the Giants’ pass-catchers because in 2016, Beckham single-handedly carried the...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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