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Peyton visits Yankees, gives Eli update

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, right, waves to

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Eli Manning updates can turn up in some pretty strange places. The latest one came today. From Peyton Manning. At Yankee Stadium.

"Eli feels good,” Peyton told reporters while spending some pregame time with the pinstripers this morning, according to our Anthony Rieber. “He was doing some light throwing the other day. Obviously, just upper body. He's disappointed he has to miss some of the...

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So you want to go to the Draft?

Eli Manning, a quarterback from Mississippi, holds a

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There are two ways to get to the NFL Draft. The first is to be genetically gifted as one of the most athletic human beings on earth, work hard to chisel your body into shape, play anywhere from two to four years of college football at an incredibly high level, and get yourself invited by the Commissioner to sit in the green room and wait to hear your name called.

The second way is much easier....

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Victor Cruz looking to hit more home runs in 2014

Victor Cruz greets teammates before a game against

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It wasn’t a perfect season, but you could make the case that Victor Cruz was the only fully functioning part of the Giants offense in 2013. There weren’t any salsas after September, he had the ball ripped from his hands in the critical Cowboys game in November, and he missed the final two games with a knee injury. But he also caught 73 passes for 998 yards – and would have had 1,000 yards if the...

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Don't forget the preseason schedule!


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The Giants also announced the finalized dates and times of their preseason schedule for 2014. It will look like this:

Sun., Aug. 3   vs. Buffalo   8 p.m. (HOF Game in Canton, Ohio)

Sat., Aug. 9    vs. Pittsburgh   7:30 p.m.

Sat., Aug. 16   at Indianapolis   7 p.m.

Fri., Aug. 22   at Jets  ...

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Tom Coughlin discusses 2014 Giants schedule

Tom Coughlin watches the pregame warmups before the

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The Giants have known who they were playing in 2014 for a long time now, since the 2013 season ended in fact. But they just learned when they’ll be playing them, and some of those dates came as a surprise.

For instance, the Giants will not play a home game in the division until Week 12 when they host the Cowboys on Nov. 23. They open with a non-divisional game for the first time since 2010...

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2014 schedule peppered with former Giants

OSI UMENYIORA, NFL defensive end, Giants/Falcons Prediction: Seahawks

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Osi Umenyiora and Hakeem Nicks are two of the marquee former Giants who pop up on the 2014 schedule, but they’re not the only ones. Below is a list of players who have ties to the Giants – some as star players, others simply as practice squadders – but are now playing on teams that will face Big Blue in the upcoming season.

Week 2: Arizona CardinalsTE Jake Ballard (NYG 2010-2011)K Jay Feely...

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Giants 2014 schedule is . . . ahead of schedule

Tom Coughlin waves to the crowd as he

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As you are no doubt aware, the NFL is going to announce it's 2014 regular season schedule tonight at 8 p.m., a big mega unveiling that will take up several hours of programming on TWO networks.

But the Giants' schedule slipped out a little early thanks to the folks at WFAN (the station that, oh by the way, broadcasts the Giants games). So since "da cat is outer da bag" as they might say on...

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Jon Beason, representin'

Giants offensive linebacker Jon Beason leaves the field

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Jon Beason didn’t just sign a three-year, $19-million contract with the Giants this offseason. He negotiated it as well.

Beason represented himself in free agency, a rarity among players who often rely on agents to handle the dirty work of football business. The middle linebacker spoke about his DIY project on Tuesday.

“I think if you take the time to learn something, if you really put...

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Antrel Rolle: It's my defense now!

Antrel Rolle reacts in the second half of

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On Tuesday, Antrel Rolle downplayed the significance of being the only returning captain on the Giants' defense. With Justin Tuck gone and Jon Beason entering his first full season with the team, it is clear that Rolle will assume a much larger leadership role with the team this season. He just didn’t see it that way.

“I just go out there and play ball,” he said when he spoke with reporters...

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McAdoo's goals: Top 4 unit and 'elite' quarterback

Eli Manning throws before a game against the

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It didn’t take Ben McAdoo long to tell his players what he wants to accomplish in 2014.

“He came in the first day (and said) our goal is to be a top four offense, to have an elite top four QB, to make it to the Super Bowl,” tackle Will Beatty said yesterday when asked for his first impressions of the new offensive coordinator. “They are all things you want to hear.”

If they are accomplished,...

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