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Giants roster countdown, No. 11: Can WR Sterling Shepard be even better in Year 2?

Shepard is looking to build on a strong rookie season.

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Odell Beckham grants cancer-stricken fan’s desperate wish

Odell Beckham Jr. made good on his promise. The Giants receiver traveled to Amarillo, Texas, over the weekend, where he spent time with his biggest fan, 9-year-old cancer patient Jayro Ponce. “We were blessed to spend time with this amazing soul and his friend! There’s no words for this experience. Jayro enjoyed this experience to the...

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90-Man Roster Preview: P Brad Wing Is What Giants Hoped For

Team wanted a long-term answer at punter when they traded for him, and they got one

You have to be somebody to get a musical (if you call what she does music) shout-out from Nicki Minaj. So, Brad Wing is somebody. More importantly, he also happens to be a very good punter for the New York Giants.

Let’s talk about Wing as we near the end of our player-by-player profiles of the Giants’ 90-man roster.

2016 Season In Review

Measuring punters purely by statistics is tricky. Their numbers can...

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Giants’ Unofficial Depth Chart: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Our guess at what the depth chart looks like as the Giants get back to work When the New York Giants open training camp on Friday there will be competition for spots across the roster. Let’s break down the unofficial depth chart (there isn’t an official one), which is just our view of what the various position competitions look like on Day 1 of camp. Please don’t flip out if I have someone listed third team who you think should be second team, or vice versa. This is just a rough...

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Giants’ Unofficial Depth Chart: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Our guess at what the depth chart looks like as the Giants get back to work

When the New York Giants open training camp on Friday there will be competition for spots across the roster. Let’s break down the unofficial depth chart (there isn’t an official one), which is just our view of what the various position competitions look like on Day 1 of camp.

Please don’t flip out if I have someone listed third team who you think should be second team, or vice versa. This is just a rough...

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Giants roster countdown, No. 12: Will Eli Apple make major Year 2 strides?

Apple had a solid rookie year despite injuries, struggles.

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Poll: What Would Be A Good Season For The Giants?

Consider that, and more as training camp draws closer The New York Giants open training camp this week. Players report for physicals on Thursday, and the first practice will be Friday morning. The schedule for the free public practices is as follows: Friday, July 28 — 11:40 a.m. ET Saturday, July 29 — 10:55 a.m. Sunday, July 30 — 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, August 1 — 10:55 a.m. Wednesday, August 2 — 10:55 a.m. Thursday, August 3 — 10:55 a.m. Friday, August 4 — 10:55 a.m. Tuesday,...

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Poll: What Would Be A Good Season For The Giants?

Consider that, and more as training camp draws closer

The New York Giants open training camp this week. Players report for physicals on Thursday, and the first practice will be Friday morning.

The schedule for the free public practices is as follows:

Friday, July 28 — 11:40 a.m. ET

Saturday, July 29 — 10:55 a.m.

Sunday, July 30 — 10:55 a.m.

Tuesday, August 1 — 10:55 a.m.

Wednesday, August 2 — 10:55 a.m.

Thursday, August 3 — 10:55 a.m.

Friday, August 4 — 10:55 a.m.

Tuesday,...

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30 Questions in 30 Days: Ranking NFC East rivals

Giants writers answer 30 questions in 30 days before the start of Training Camp: 5. Which team presents the biggest threat to the Giants winning the NFC East?JOHN SCHMEELK: I still have to go with...

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Odell Beckham visits 9-year-old cancer patient in Texas

After being made aware that one of his biggest fans is fighting cancer, Odell Beckham Jr. visited the 9-year-old boy just before training camp starts next week.Thanks to the power of social media, a radio personality in Texas was able to get the message out to Beckham Jr. that Jayro Ponce is battling a rare form of cancer and wanted nothing more than to meet his favorite player, as noted by James Kratch of NJ.com.“Beckham visited Amarillo to fulfill Ponce’s wish several days after he was...

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NFL To Introduce New Football Helmets

Former designs made to stop skull damage, not concussions

The NFL is experimenting with a new helmet product this summer. The new helmet, called the VICIS Zero 1, has but one goal in mind: to diminish more of the force when contact is made which should reduce concussions.

NFL teams and their players are not required to wear the new helmets and is not a standard-issue piece of equipment. It is not even certain that these helmets will ever make the field in any actual NFL contest.

The league...

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Giants 90-Man Roster: DE Jordan Williams

Can he find a spot on crowded defensive line?

For me, often times the interesting part of working through profiles of the players on the New York Giants’ 90-man roster is often looking at the fringe players. What is their story? Do they have a real chance to make the team? What is their path?

Looking at defensive end Jordan Williams, a player who was signed to the team’s practice squad late last season and is on the 90-man roster via a reserve/futures deal, it is hard to find that path...

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Giants 90-Man Roster: DE Jordan Williams

Can he find a spot on crowded defensive line? For me, often times the interesting part of working through profiles of the players on the New York Giants’ 90-man roster is often looking at the fringe players. What is their story? Do they have a real chance to make the team? What is their path? Looking at defensive end Jordan Williams, a player who was signed to the team’s practice squad late last season and is on the 90-man roster via a reserve/futures deal, it is hard to find that path...

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30 Questions in 30 Days: Ranking NFC East rivals

Giants writers answer 30 questions in 30 days before the start of Training Camp: 5. Which team presents the biggest threat to the Giants winning the NFC East?JOHN SCHMEELK: I still have to go with...

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Evaluating the New York Giants running back situation

As training camp prepares to open, several position battles become focal points. Last week, USA Today ranked the New York Giants roster 16th in the NFL. One area of concern highlighted by Nate Davis was the running back situation. He wrote, “The secondary, D-line and receivers are all elite or at least borderline. But the […] Evaluating the New York Giants running back situation - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ - A NY Giants Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Giants roster countdown, No. 13: Can RB Paul Perkins build on his rookie season?

Perkins finished his rookie season on a high note.

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Odell Beckham Jr. Visits 9-Year-Old Fan with Cancer After Social-Media Request

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. traveled to Amarillo, Texas, to visit nine-year-old Jayro Ponce, who has a rare form of cancer.

According to Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com, Ponce has a malignant rhabdoid tumor and is undergoing treatment at the Ronald McDonald House in Amarillo. The father of Beckham's teammate Weston Richburg, Danny, helped set up the meeting:

Weston Richburg had visited Ponce and learned that Beckham was his favorite player, per Raanan. The superstar wide...

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90-Man Roster Preview: OT Chad Wheeler

Undrafted free agent bidding for roster spot as reverse tackle

The New York Giants did not prioritize adding to their offensive line during the 2017 NFL Draft, waiting until the sixth round to select offensive tackle Adam Bisnowaty. They did sign some interesting offensive line prospects as undrafted free agents, including former USC left tackle Chad Wheeler.

GM Jerry Reese singled out Wheeler as a player he was happy to bring to the Giants:

"Wheeler was a left tackle at USC. He had some...

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Giants roster countdown, No. 14: Can Weston Richburg make the Pro Bowl?

Richburg was hampered by injuries in 2016 after strong 2015.

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Photos: Odell Beckham Jr. surprises sick child at hospital

Former LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. is one of the most popular players in the NFL these days, starring for the New York Giants. As the 2017 season is rapidly approaching, OBJ is very busy with his preparations, working hard to make sure he continues to play at a high level this fall. However, he recently took some time out of his busy schedule to visit a sick child in Texas who says Beckham is his favorite player: The 9-year-old boy, Jayro Ponce, is battling a rare form of cancer, but...

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