Giants Heat

Giants Camp Notes: July 22, 2014

On a hot and humid day, the Giants took the field for their first practice of training camp. While pads were not worn, the tempo was notably more intense than the Organized Team Activities last month. The summer heat claimed several early victims as presumed starting right Guard Brandon Moseley, rookie tight end Xavier Grimble, […]

2 days ago by Tim Gallagan
Giants Six Pack

Training Camp Primer: A Giants Six Pack

The Giants open training camp tomorrow, signaling the end of the off season and officially starting the on field portion of the 2014 season. As the team is participating the the Hall of Fame game this year, their first preseason game is only 2 weeks away. First practice is Tuesday, July 22nd, from 1:20 PM […]

5 days ago by Tim Gallagan
Hosley Background

Second Week of OTAs: News, Notes, and Happenings

As the Giants completed their second week of OTAs, attention was again on non-football issues as Will Hill was waived and the NFL announced a four game suspension for Jayron Hosley for violating the NFL’s Substance Abuse policy. Strong safety Hill was waived on Monday and cleared waivers following the denial of his appeal and […]

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Giants Notebook

News and Notes from Giants First Week of OTAs

The Giants concluded their first week of OTAs and the best news is they suffered no injuries. Given that contact is not permitted, and injuries during OTAs are rare, but Dallas lost linebacker Sean Lee for the 2014 season to a torn ACL early last week, a devastating blow to their already weak defense. Any […]

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Will Hill Suspension; Josh Freeman Released

It’s been a busy day for the Giants on their third day of team OTAs. The NFL announced that Will Hill’s appeal was denied and the third year safety will be suspended for the first six games of the season for violating the leagues substance abuse policy. If the Giants decide to retain Hill, he […]

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What will we learn as Giants start OTA Practices

The Giants begin three weeks of Organized Team Activity (OTA) practices today and give us a glimpse of what we can expect for the 2014 season. The disappointing 7-9 finish on the heels of a 0-6 start left the team with a lot of holes to fill and today is the first real opportunity to […]

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Giants Skip Rookie MiniCamp

The week after the NFL draft is traditionally occupied by coaches bringing their new players, both those drafted and the undrafted free agents, for an intense three day cram session known as the rookie minicamp. With the draft pushed back two weeks, the Giants, are one of two teams that have decided to forgo this […]

May 2014 by Tim Gallagan
Free Agent Frenzy

Giants Add Ten Undrafted Free Agents; Release Five from Roster

When the curtain falls on the NFL draft, the disappointed players who didn’t hear their names called have another opportunity to get their day in the sun. With a talent pool as deep as the 2014 draft class offered, there will be starters and solid contributors to be found among those players overlooked during the […]

May 2014 by Tim Gallagan
NFL Draft Football

Giants Final Pick is Likely Practice Squad Material

The Giants final pick in the 2014 draft came up at 4:01 and the team quickly submitted their card. Unless they trade back into the seventh round, they will begin evaluating free agents for the frenzy that starts as soon as Mr. Irrelevant is selected at dinner time (Eastern Daylight). The Selection: A converted wide […]

May 2014 by Tim Gallagan

Compensatory Fifth Round Pick is Questionable

The second Giants fifth round selection, a compensatory selection, came up at 3:34 PM. It was the second to last selection in the round and 174th overall. They used barely half the time allotted to submit their pick as players are flying off the board at this point in the draft. The Selection: USC linebacker […]

May 2014 by Tim Gallagan