New York Giants
The Giants had their first practice of the regular season on Monday at the team’s facility in East Rutherford, N.J., and prized first -round pick Odell Beckham Jr. was watching from the sidelines.
Cox was the Giants’ seventh-round draft pick last year. He played in 14 games as a rookie, including one start. He also led the team with 20 kickoff returns for 436 yards.
Eli Manning and the New York Giants have a lot of work to do before their regular-season opener next Monday night in Detroit. Their 5-0 preseason record doesn’t even begin to tell their story.
The Giants desperately need a break on their offensive line.
He’s purely a run-stopper, as most middle linebackers of today are. But he is also no stranger to dropping back into the short zone on pass defense.
In any other year, Tom Coughlin wouldn’t be happy playing an extended preseason schedule.
“Got some kinks to work out,” Richardson said. “You can notice that stuff, little stuff like that. It’s to the point where he don’t trust his offensive line that much, ’cause he’s watching the rush.”
At the risk of redundancy, we enter another NFL season with a decorated quarterback trying to prove himself. Evidently, two Super Bowl rings don’t ring as loudly as they used to.
After missing the playoffs the past two seasons, Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants aren’t one of the morning-line favorites to get back to the postseason.
Safety Antrel Rolle was not at all happy about his organization’s decision to cut ties with the 24-year-old, and he wasn’t afraid to speak his mind about the matter.
The New York Giants have traded first-year kicker Brandon McManus to the Denver Broncos for a conditional draft pick next year.
New York Giants left guard Geoff Schwartz has a dislocated right big toe and will be in a walking boot for a week to 10 days.
With two weeks left until the regular-season opener in Detroit on Sept. 8, the Giants’ new offense is struggling, and two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning does not look comfortable.
The Giants have one thing they can feel very good about. It’s the division they call home, the NFC East.
With two weeks to go until the season opener at Detroit on Sept. 8, the unit is undergoing a major change in the wake of guard Geoff Schwartz’s foot injury.