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Giants throw hat into NFC ring

By Shawn Clarke, NFL Contributor Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Invited or not, the New York Giants have crashed the NFC party of elite teams. It would be blasphemy not to think of the four-time Super Bowl champion Giants as one of the conference’s best, but a 7-9 record a year ago and two straight losses to start 2014 put them in the ... Read More »

Lions manhandle Giants in Caldwell’s debut

Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – In a battle of teams unveiling brand new offenses, the Detroit Lions had by far the better first impression. With Matthew Stafford throwing a pair of touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson and running for another score, the Lions cruised to a 35-14 rout of the New York Giants in a strong debut under new head coach ... Read More »

Giants take new-look offense into Detroit

By John McMullen, NFL Editor New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Perhaps the most difficult thing in the NFL is determining when a star player has begun what is an inevitable descent. The New York Giants believe Eli Manning has not yet hit the tipping point in his NFL career and they’re banking their 2014 season on that fact. The Giants ... Read More »

Nassib lifts Giants past Jets

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: NY Giants 35, NY Jets 24 East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Nassib threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants rallied past their crosstown rival Jets, 35-24, on Friday in preseason action. Nassib went 8-for-12 with 103 yards in relief of Eli Manning, who was under center for the Giants in the first ... Read More »

Fantasy Football: The Andre Williams Threat

By Thomas Harrigan, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The threat New York Giants rookie fourth-round pick Andre Williams poses to Rashad Jennings’ fantasy value became more palpable Sunday night in Canton. We’ve heard since the start of training camp that Williams, who led the NCAA with 2,177 rushing yards last season, has been handling the goal-line reps, but the ... Read More »

Giants top Bills in HOF Game

(Sunday, August 3) Final Score: New York 17, Buffalo 13 Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – New York fourth-round rookie Andre Williams ran for 48 yards and a touchdown as the Giants topped the Buffalo Bills, 17-13, in the Hall of Fame Game. Giants quarterback Eli Manning played three series. He went three-and-out on the first and was strip-sacked on the opening ... Read More »

David Tyree joins Giants’ front office

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants named David Tyree director of player development on Tuesday. Tyree, a former wide receiver for the Giants, replaces Charles Way, also a former Giant player who left the position earlier this offseason to head the NFL’s player engagement department. “We are pleased to have David back in the building as the ... Read More »

Giants’ Snee retires

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Long-time New York Giants offensive lineman Chris Snee announced his retirement on Monday. Snee played 10 seasons in the NFL, all with the Giants, appearing in 141 games and winning two Super Bowl titles. He was selected in the second round of the 2004 draft out of Boston College. “I think Chris was everything you ... Read More »

Giants, Jets Team Notes: Hill Waived; Pryor Signed

Giants waive Hill following suspension East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants have waived safety Will Hill, who was suspended by the NFL last Friday for again violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. Hill incurred a six-game ban for his third such suspension. He missed four games last year because of a league-imposed penalty and also ... Read More »

New York Giants Notes: Hill Suspended; Freeman Cut

New York Giants’ Hill Suspended Again (SportsNetwork.com) New York Giants safety Will Hill was handed a six-game suspension by the NFL Friday as a repeat offender of the league’s policy for substances of abuse. It’s the third suspension in three seasons for Hill, who emerged as a starter in New York’s secondary in 2013 and recorded career bests of 77 ... Read More »