Giants Wilson & Rogers Go To IR, Kuhn & Brown ActivatedA disappointing 2013 season came to a premature end for New York Giants halfback David Wilson yesterday. The second year player from Virginia Tech was placed on season-ending injured reserve by the G-men, who activated running back Andre Brown from the injured list as well. Meanwhile, the Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden sat out practice with a pulled hamstring and looks unlikely to play on Sunday.
Excited Giants RB Andre Brown Ready To Return Against RaidersAfter spending the last 10 weeks on recallable injured reserve with a second broken leg in less than a year, all Brown cares about is playing against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
New York Giants: 5 Players That Need To Improve In Second Half Of SeasonThe New York Football Giants had their worst start since 1976, and the team did not get its first win until Week 7 of the regular season. After beating the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football, the G-men went down to Philadelphia and defeated the Eagles 15-7 to complete their first half at 2-6. With eight games remaining, including three with division rivals, Dallas and Washington, New York still has eyes on a division title. Here are five players who will need to be productive in order for the Giants to compete.
Eli On WFAN: We Believe We 'Can Make This Into A Special Season'"Obviously no one in this division is running away with anything, and you never know what can happen," Manning told WFAN host Mike Francesa. "We've got a lot of football (left), and (we're) not too far behind."
Giants Expect Peyton Hillis To Carry The Load At Running Back It's now up to Peyton Hillis to handle a large workload at running back for the 1-6 Giants.
Giants Head To Philadelphia Amidst More Changes Along Offensive LineThe New York Football Giants seek to extend their winning streak to a modest two games as the team faces the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Giants fluid offensive line situation changed again this week, after starting center David Baas was placed on season ending injured reserve. The Eagles enter the contest relatively healthy, although last week's starting quarterback, Nick Foles, is likely out with a concussion.
Giants' Jacobs Slams Fantasy Football Following Twitter ThreatsBrandon Jacobs said the popular fantasy leagues are a "huge problem" after a Twitter tough guy threatened "ITS OVER FOR YOU AND YO FAMILY" unless he rushed for 50 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Police: Conn. Man Charged With Threatening Mets Execs, Players And CoachesA Connecticut man has been charged with threatening New York Mets players, coaches and executives on Twitter postings.
Palladino: Athletes Do Themselves A Disservice By Utilizing Social MediaBy its very nature, the media has given even the most modest of users an overinflated sense of self-importance. It has turned the egotistical and self-absorbed athlete into an even larger bigger-than-life entity.
Enraged Fan Threatens Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' Life On TwitterOne tweet read, "ON LIFE BRANDON IF YOU DON'T RUSH FOR 50 YARDS AND 2 TOUCHDOWNS TONIGHT ITS OVER FOR YOU AND YO FAMILY N----."
Jacobs Out, Cox To Start For Giants Against Vikes On Monday NightThe winless Giants have had about a million things go wrong for them this season, including an inability to keep anyone healthy in their backfield.
Desperate Giants Looking For 1st Win Against Struggling VikingsThe New York Giants have a pretty good hunch what to expect from Minnesota with newcomer Josh Freeman taking over at quarterback for the struggling Vikings.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Vikings, Plus A Prediction Although you may not think it's possible, the Giants really are not the worst team in the NFL -- despite their 0-6 record.
Struggling Giants Sign Running Back Peyton Hillis The 27-year-old has played for the Broncos, Browns, Chiefs and Buccaneers. Hillis was active for just one game for the Bucs in 2013 — he didn’t have any carries or catches — before being released on September 21.
Reports: Peyton Hillis, D.J. Ware To Try Out For Struggling GiantsWith only one halfback healthy, the Giants are holding some open tryouts on Tuesday in an effort to add some depth -- and maybe, just maybe, catch lightning in a bottle.