They have offered hope for 2015, either as starters or quality depth pieces. That’s a lot more than the Giants had coming out of training camp.
It has definitely been a disappointing season for the New York Giants, evidenced by their 5-9 record. If there is a highlight for 2014, it would have to be the overall play of their rookie class.
Think back to Week 4. It was a long time ago and one of the highlights of the Giants’ season.
With recent injuries to linebackers Jacquian Williams and Mark Herzlich, Devon Kennard’s playing time has increased — and he has been outstanding.
As the New York Giants head toward another season without a sniff of the NFL playoffs, major changes appear to be on the way. What is in store for Big Blue’s defensive unit next year?
This was the way the Giants should have played all season. Had they done so, they still would be in the playoff picture. Instead, they have to settle for the end of a seven-game losing streak.
Rock bottom? Maybe so, although the way things have gone for the Giants this season…
Nearly a month ago, it appeared the Giants and San Francisco 49ers could be playing an important game at MetLife Stadium. As it turned out, Sunday’s game is important to each team for a different reason.
It’s been a rough week on the injury front for the Giants.
With Jon Beason’s status up in the air and rookie Devon Kennard already sidelined with a hamstring problem, Spencer Paysinger and Mark Herzlich will likely split strong-side linebacker duties next to Jameel McClain for the Giants on Sunday.
Not much room on the roster at middle linebacker for a fifth-round pick out of Southern California. So Devon Kennard is making room.
While Jon Beason recovers from a broken bone and torn ligament in his right foot, a veteran and a rookie will get long looks as starting linebackers for the New York Giants.
That leaves only one unsigned player for the Giants from this month’s selections, defensive tackle Jay Bromley, taken in the third round.
On the final day of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Giants selected running back Andre Williams, strong safety Nat Berhe, outside linebacker Devon Kennard and cornerback Bennett Jackson.