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Fingers are pointing…at the dysfunctional NY Giants

The Tom Coughlin era of the New York Giants has seen some highs including two Super Bowl championships but also many lows featuring dysfunctional teams that point the finger at each other. The bad times are always magnified and often include memorable poor decision making especially in critical game moments. The most recent example is last Sunday night in Dallas ... Read More »

NFL WEEK 1 INJURY REPORT – MONDAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NFL 9/7/15 WEEK 1 INJURY REPORT – MONDAY PITTSBURGH STEELERS at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS on Thursday night PITTSBURGH STEELERS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Monday QB Landry Jones (concussion) NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Monday C Bryan Stork (concussion) LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE Monday S Tavon Wilson (quadricep) FULL PARTICIPATION ... Read More »

Report: Chart shows Pierre-Paul’s finger amputated

(SportsNetwork.com) – ESPN says it obtained a medical chart showing that star New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had his right index finger amputated on Wednesday. A Giants spokesman said the team is aware of the report but would not comment further. Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a hand injury attempting to light fireworks over the weekend while apparently celebrating the ... Read More »

Giants LT Beatty has pectoral tear

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants will be without starting left tackle Will Beatty for much of the upcoming 2015 season after he suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights. Beatty was slated to undergo surgery Wednesday to repair the injury, a team spokesman confirmed. Normal recovery time for a torn pectoral ranges from 5- to-6 months, putting the ... Read More »

New York Giants Draft Report Card

New York Giants Ereck Flowers (OT, Miami-Florida) Round 1 (9); Landon Collins (S, Alabama) Round 2 (33); Owamagbe Odighizuwa (DE, UCLA) Round 3 (74); Mykkele Thompson (S, Texas) Round 5 (144); Geremy Davis (WR, UConn) Round 6 (186); Bobby Hart (OG, Florida State) Round 7 (226) The Giants got three players who were at least in the mix as first-round ... Read More »

QBs Winston, Mariota drafted 1-2 by Bucs, Titans

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jameis Winston watched from a friend’s home in Alabama as he heard his name called in Chicago. Marcus Mariota looked on thousands of miles away from Hawaii as his name was announced 10 minutes later. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Winston, the talented-but-controversial Florida State quarterback, with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft ... Read More »

Giants looking for happy medium with Eli

By John McMullen New York is all about the bright lights of the big city, but at least one of the its football teams has been able to fly under the radar. The New York Giants are the big brother in the nation’s No. 1 media market yet it’s the Jets who find the back cover of the tabloids far ... Read More »

Giants extend Coughlin through 2016

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants announced that head coach Tom Coughlin’s contract has been extended by one year through the 2016 season. Coughlin, the second-longest tenured head coach in team history, is entering his 12th season with New York. Behind New England’s Bill Belichick and Cincinnati’s Marvin Lewis, Coughlin’s tenure with the Giants is the third- ... Read More »

Giants tag DE Pierre-Paul

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants assigned the non-exclusive franchise tag to defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul at Monday’s deadline as the team continues to attempt to work out a long-term deal with its top pass rusher. Pierre-Paul will earn a $14.8 million salary in 2015 as a franchise player, though the Giants now have until July 15 ... Read More »

Beckham Jr. sets 1-handed catch record

Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has set a world record for one-handed catches in a minute. Beckham caught 33 10-yard passes from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on ESPN’s “NFL Live” Thursday. Guinness World Records had set the benchmark in the newly established category at 10 catches, spokeswoman Jamie Panas Antoniou said. ... Read More »