T-Rock's Take on the Giants
The Giants brought in a lot of new faces this offseason, particularly in the secondary. Usually it takes some time for pieces to meld together in such situations, but Antrel Rolle said the Giants’ chemistry is so good right now it actually tops what he has experienced in previous years when there was far less roster turnover.
“I think this group and this unit that we have here is definitely...Read more »
A day after David Wilson got the good-but-not-great news that his neck is healing properly and that he should be cleared for the start of training camp -- but hasn't been cleared yet -- Tom Coughlin was happy that his running back seems to be on the road back to the field.
“No question about it,” Coughlin said. “Four-and-a-half months out (from surgery), looking forward to August. Progress...Read more »
Roster spots don't stay open very long in the NFL, so the Giants have already replaced Will Hill with another safety. The team signed undrafted free agent Kyle Sebetic from Dayton. Sebetic made the announcement on Twitter.
“Took a step towards my dreams and signed with the New York Giants today,” he wrote. “Beyond thankful for the opportunity and can’t wait to keep working.”
The Giants...Read more »
Prince Amukamara has been watching a lot of film from the 2013 season lately, and while the primary aim of that study has been to self-scout and improve his own skills, there’s another player who keeps jumping off the screen.
As he watched those games, he was reminded of the interceptions Hill had against Detroit and Philadelphia, the forced fumble on Pierre Garcon that clinched...Read more »
Don’t think the first day of OTAs is important? Let’s go back to last year’s and see what kind of tone the opening of team workouts set for the rest of the season.
We all went into the start of OTAs in 2013 thinking the big story would be the absence of Victor Cruz. Well, it turned out that the real issue was the absence of Hakeem Nicks, who had been working with the team throughout the offseason...Read more »
The Giants may not have drafted a tight end, but they added undrafted free agent Xavier Grimble to their ranks. Grimble played at USC and came out of school a year early.
“I have no doubt if I put the time in, put the work in, you never know what the future holds,” he said. “I’m going to work extremely hard. This is the NFL, this is the last shot so this is a great opportunity to try to attack...Read more »
Adrien Robinson believes there is still time to live up to the description Jerry Reese saddled him with on the day he was drafted just over two years ago.
“At the time, I didn’t think much of it, people kept talking about it,” Robinson said last week when talk once again resurfaced of his being introduced to Giants fans as “the JPP of tight ends.” This was at a time when Jason Pierre-Paul...Read more »
If you thought the Giants’ pre-draft talk about not needing a flashy new tight end from this year’s crop of incoming players was a smokescreen, well, the joke is on you. Because seven picks later, the Giants still have the same four largely unproven players at the position (although they do appear to be signing undrafted free agent Xavier Grimble from USC, the official announcement of which will...Read more »
Ten years ago he was the headliner of the Giants’ draft. This year, Eli Manning still had a strong impact on the decisions that were made. His physical status four weeks removed from ankle surgery and the urgency with which the Giants are giving him weapons to return to glory were two key matters this weekend.
First, the players that were added.
“We’re trying like heck,” Jerry Reese...Read more »
Tom Coughlin just survived his first draft with an NFL Network camera in the Giants’ war room. How did that go?
“There were a few more ties,” he said of the participants who wanted to look their best on television.
Some have speculated that such a breach of the Giants’ privacy was a step towards an appearance on the HBO series “Hard Knocks,” perhaps even this summer. The Giants are one...Read more »