Devon Kennard

Andre Williams #44 of the New York Giants rushes against the St. Louis Rams in the fourth quarter at the Edward Jones Dome on December 21, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Palladino: Talented Youngsters Have Giants’ Future Looking Bright

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.

12/26/2014

Odell Beckham Jr. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Giants’ Rookie Class Has Been Highlight Of Disappointing Season

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.

12/19/2014

Quarterback Eli Manning of the New York Giants scores a fourth-quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on Sept. 25, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Dottino: Giants Out To Pick Up Where They Left Off Last Time Vs. Redskins

Think back to Week 4. It was a long time ago and one of the highlights of the Giants’ season.

12/12/2014

Devon Kennard sacks Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Big, Strong And Smart: Giants Rookie Kennard Making Most Of Opportunity

With recent injuries to linebackers Jacquian Williams and Mark Herzlich, Devon Kennard’s playing time has increased — and he has been outstanding.

12/12/2014

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Kennard, Hankins Are The Building Blocks Of 2015 Giants Defense

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?

12/10/2014

Odell Beckham Jr. makes a catch against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on December 7, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Dottino’s Game Balls, Gassers: Giants Finally Figure It Out In Tennessee

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.

12/08/2014

Josh Scobee #10 of the Jacksonville Jaguars celebrates with teammates after kicking the game-winning field goal during the fourth quarter of the game against the New York Giants at EverBank Field on November 30, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Dottino’s Game Balls, Gassers: Costly Fumbles Doom Giants In Jacksonville

Rock bottom? Maybe so, although the way things have gone for the Giants this season…

12/01/2014

Will Beatty of the New York Giants in action against the Oakland Raiders on Nov. 10, 2013 in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Keys To Giants Sunday Matchup With San Francisco

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.

11/14/2014

Jon Beason of the New York Giants intercepts a pass from Scott Tolzien of the Green Bay Packers at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 17, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants’ Beason, Beckham And Kennard Ruled Out Of Texans Game

It’s been a rough week on the injury front for the Giants.

09/19/2014

Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich, right. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Paysinger, Herzlich Ready To Fill In For Banged-Up 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.

09/18/2014

Devon Kennard with USC (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Rookie MLB Devon Kennard Making Early Impact With Giants

Not much room on the roster at middle linebacker for a fifth-round pick out of Southern California. So Devon Kennard is making room.

07/25/2014

Jon Beason #52 helps tackle wide receiver Pierre Garcon of the Washington Redskins on December 29, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

With Beason Out, McClain And Kennard Get Their Shots With Giants

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.

06/18/2014

Odell Beckham, Jr. poses with a jersey after he was picked #12 overall by the New York Giants during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants Sign Top Choice Odell Beckham Jr., 3 Other Draft Picks

That leaves only one unsigned player for the Giants from this month’s selections, defensive tackle Jay Bromley, taken in the third round.

05/20/2014

Andre Williams (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

RB Andre Williams Highlights Final Day Of NFL Draft For Giants

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.

05/10/2014