Almost, yes, almost. Those of us in the press room almost had a calm and routine day at Giants camp on Monday. Then the rumor mill went into action again.
The NFL lockout appears to be coming to an end. When it does, the Jets will quickly be in the middle of the utter madness of free agency. General Manager Mike Tannenbaum and coach Rex Ryan will have their hands full making this team better.
Reggie Bush drew critical responses from a number of his nearly 1.7 million Twitter followers when he posted: “Everybody complaining about the lockout! Shoot I’m making the most of it!” But don’t count Giants wide receiver Steve Smith among Bush’s detractors.
The Giants have placed Steve Smith on injured reserve with a knee injury. The G-Men announced the expected move Thursday and signed tight end Jake Ballard to take his spot on the roster.
There has been confusion in the reports of Smith’s injury – some referring to the fact that he tore his meniscus, with most others stating that the injury was to the articular cartilage.
The ailing New York Giants have suffered yet another setback. According to WFAN’s Paul Dottino, wide receiver Steve Smith will undergo season-ending surgery on his injured left knee.
Tackle David Diehl and wide receiver Steve Smith made progress in practice this week, but they are doubtful for the New York Giants.
The Giants confirmed the signing late Tuesday night and announced they had waived tight end Jake Ballard.
Giants wide receiver Ramses Barden will likely miss the remainder of the season with what coach Tom Coughlin deemed “significant ligament injury” and a fracture in his left ankle.
New York Giants wide receiver Steve Smith was forced to leave practice on Thursday after hurting a pectoral muscle.
Tony Romo’s season might be over, and the Dallas Cowboys’ season might as well be. As for Eli Manning and the New York Giants, everything’s clicking.
There was a time last year when the New York Giants didn’t have a clue who would emerge as their No. 1 receiver in the post-Plaxico Burress era. Not so anymore.
Forget the hoopla surrounding the first regular season game at New Meadowlands Stadium – this game means much more to the Giants than simply beginning the latest chapter in franchise history.
Ralph Vacchiano, Giants beat writer for the New York Daily News, joined Neil Keefe to talk Giants football and preview the 2010 season for the G-Men.
Carolina Panthers receiver Steve Smith has been activated off the physically unable to perform list and has caught live passes for the first time since breaking his left arm.