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New York Giants near rock bottom in ESPN power rankings

We’re not far into the 2020 season, but the New York Giants already have comparisons to previous seasons. That’s because the team has started 0-3, and after their most recent loss, Dave Gettleman is once again on the hot seat.

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Offensive line motivated to improve against Rams in Week Three

The New York Giants have been arguably the weakest unit on the team through its disappointing 0-3 start. After investing a fair amount of assets into the offensive line this offseason and acquiring one of the best positional coaches in the sport to guide them, the Giants’ offensive line appears to have somehow gotten worse in 2020.

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Giants roster moves: Giants shuffle practice squad

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Alfred Morrs, Clayton Thorson added

The New York Giants shuffled their practice squad on Tuesday. Quarterback Cooper Rush and running back Rod smith are out, while veteran running back Alfred Morris and quarterback Clayton Thorson are in.

Morris, added to the practice squad thanks to the new rules allowing veterans with unlimited experience to be signed, is the most notable addition. The...

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Could you make one good NFL roster out of the Giants and Jets together?

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We tasked Nick Falato with trying — here’s what he came up with

2020 New York football is about as dismal as it gets. Both the Giants and the Jets are 0-3, and hope seems to be lost for both franchises. It’s a true shame; Jet fans are chanting Tank for Trevor Lawrence, and fire Adam Gase. Giants’ fans are calling for the head of Dave Gettleman, and hope to see some fire from this Joe Judge squad.

Bleak is one way to describe the two...

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Week three stock report, ups and downs

The New York Giants lost in a blowout fashion on Sunday to the San Francisco 49ers. It was a game that many in the Giants fans would like to forget as nothing really went right for the team.

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Zoom-Mania! Takeaways from chatting with New York Giants position coaches

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Notes on Devonta Freeman, Oshane Ximines, Tae Crowder, more

Here are some of the takeaways from Tuesday’s media availability of New York Giants position coaches.

“Good first outing” for Devonta Freeman

That is the assessment of running backs coach Burton Burns.

“We planned on just kind of easing him in. He’s still learning the system. We got him 15 snaps and I thought he did well, did what he was supposed to do as far as his...

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Giants’ OL coach Marc Colombo believes “every week it’s gonna get better”

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With Aaron Donald up next, the offensive line play certainly needs to

For the second straight Tuesday, the New York Giants held what I have quickly come to call ‘Zoom-Mania.’ That is nine Zoom sessions with position coaches on three separate links over a 45-minute span. It’s crazy. And offensive line coach Marc Colombo is the unquestioned star of the show.

Colombo coaches a group that has struggled mightily, last in the league in...

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Ed Valentine

Giants roster move: CB Madre Harper signed off Las Vegas Raiders practice squad

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Team continuing to look for cornerback help

The New York Giants are continuing to spin the cornerback wheel, signing Madre Harper off the Las Vegas Raiders’ practice squad.

Harper, 6-foot-1, 190 pounds, is an undrafted free agent rookie out of Southern Illinois. Per Pro Football Focus Harper had a 70.9 coverage grade with 2 interceptions and 10 passes defended last season. He spent two seasons at Oklahoma State befor...

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Saving Daniel Jones — Can the Giants do that without Saquon Barkley?

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Putting the quarterback in position to succeed

This was supposed to be the fall of Daniel Jones’ development.

Granted, there existed concerns about how the young passer would acclimate to a new offense - his third in three years - given everything that 2020 has put on our collective plates. Those concerns were exacerbated when the New York Giants lost Saquon Barkley for the season with a knee injury in just the second game of the year.

That’s the...

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Chris Pflum

Tennessee Titans close facilities following COVID-19 outbreak

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The NFL encounters its first real test of the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday morning it was announced that the Tennessee Titans are suffering an outbreak of COVID-19. It was announced that several players and staff members have tested positive for the disease following Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.

The NFL and NFLPA released a joint announcement stating that the facilities for both teams would be closed and all work would be done remotely while...

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What does Daniel Jones need to be a successful quarterback in the NFL?

If you’ve watched the Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints operate offensively, you’ve seen what quality looks like in the NFL. The New York Giants are far and away from being capable of that type of success, but that doesn’t mean that they are void of the talent to do so.

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The Chris and Joe Show - Diving into the Giants’ failure against San Francisco

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What went wrong for the Giants in week 3?

Every week after a New York Giants game, the Chris and Joe Show takes the next day to dive into the game tape. We offer our immediate reactions in the wake of the game, but it’s always good to confirm if we really saw what we thought we saw, or why we saw what we saw. That sort of thing can only come from rewatching the tape — after all, NFL games are always chaotic and we can miss key elements in the...

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3 interesting findings from the loss to 49ers

The New York Giants’ loss to the San Francisco 49ers exposed a lot of weaknesses that previously might have been strengths. The talent on the roster remains in serious question, as three years after general manager Dave Gettleman took over, the organization is continuously taking steps backward.

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Giants Injury News: Mayo Eligible to Return This Week

The New York Giants linebacking corps could get a boost this week as David Mayo (knee) becomes eligible to return to the active roster fro m injured reserve.

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Giants news, 9/29: Nick Gates on OL, James Bradberry, more

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Here are your Tuesday Giants headlines

Good morning, New York Giants fans!

Nick Gates: “We didn’t do anything really well”

Giants’ center Nick Gates was blunt on Monday in his assessment of the offensive line’s performance Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.

“We definitely didn’t play the way we wanted to play. We didn’t come out and play. We didn’t run the ball well, we didn’t protect really well, we didn’t pass pro really...

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Fantasy Football, Week 4: Waiver wire pickups

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Here are some great options to boost your fantasy team

After three weeks of the NFL season, players are now starting to establish themselves as key performers or duds for their teams. At this point you’ve also likely noticed what areas need to be fixed on your fantasy team. Check out who you need to claim on waivers to fill those holes.

Carlos Hyde, RB, Seattle Seahawks

9.8 percent rostered
Last Week: 5 touches; 23 yards

The case for adding Hyde...

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Where Are The Strengths On Gettleman’s Roster?

The New York Giants, once again, are 0-3. Here we are, in September, talking about who we should take with our top-five pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. Out for blood are disgruntled Giants fans, campaigning to begin the Tank for Trevor Lawrence.

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Chiefs at Ravens, Monday Night Football: Game time, TV channel, online streaming, announcers, more

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It’s the best game of the young season so far

Now, this is football. Defending champion Kansas City Chiefs at the Baltimore Ravens, both teams 2-0 and considered easily the best teams in the AFC. Patrick Mahomes vs. Lamar Jackson.

New York Giants fans who need a reminder of what good football looks like should settle in for this Monday night matchup.

The Ravens are favored by 3.5 points. Who are you taking in this one?

How to watch, listen, wager

What:...

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Giants’ Joe Judge emphasizing “weekly improvement,” more takeaways

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Coach says his team’s frame of mind in “fine” after 0-3 start

Even at 0-3, the optimist’s point of view would be that the New York Giants are only one win out of first place in the pitiful NFC East. New York Giants coach Joe Judge isn’t worried about the silver lining of the division’s standings.

“Right now I’m really just emphasizing weekly improvement, starting with fundamentals and execution, that’s really it. We’ve gotta focus on...

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PFF grades from the Giants loss to the 49ers

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A look at some of the grades from Sunday

I always remind readers that Pro Football Focus grades are not gospel. They are not the be-all or end-all of who played well, who did not and who is or is not a good NFL player. they are, though, a discussion tool that gives us a pretty good indication of performance.

So, let’s look at some of the New York Giants PFF grades from Sunday’s 36-9 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Offense

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