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Josh Brown case may be relevant to Ezekiel Elliott appeal

As the six-game suspension for Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was looming, MDS made an observation via Twitter that attracted plenty of attention: How does Elliott’s behavior compare to the conduct that resulted in a one-game suspension for former Giants kicker Josh Brown? The explanation, whatever it may be, ultimately may be relevant to the [more]

Janoris Jenkins shrugs off being posterized by Odell Beckham Jr.

Though it was lost in the hype about Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.’s latest greatest catch of all time, there’s also the small matter that cornerback Janoris Jenkins had what would have been really good coverage against a mortal wideout. But as many cornerbacks have learned over the years, sometimes even great coverage against [more]

Ben McAdoo wants to see more out of Paul Perkins

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo awarded the starting running back job to Paul Perkins in May. While Perkins may not be on the verge of losing that designation by any stretch, it’s clear McAdoo is trying to hold Perkins to a high standard. On the first play of the Giants’ preseason opener against [more]

Eli Manning is ready to play until he’s 40, also

If you’re a quarterback of a certain age this offseason, you’re practically obligated to announce how long you’re intending to play. And 36-year-old Eli Manning of the Giants is no different. Manning told Ian O’Connor of ESPN.com that he was ready to join Tom Brady and others in playing until the big 4-0. “Yeah, I think [more]

Browns will name Week Two starter on Wednesday

The Browns play their next preseason game on Monday night. Their starting quarterback for the game has not yet been named. He will be soon. Coach Hue Jackson told reporters on Tuesday that the starter will be announced Wednesday. In recent days, Brock Osweiler and rookie DeShone Kizer have been splitting first-team reps in practice. [more]

Giants sign Bobby Richardson, place Corbin Bryant on IR

An injury has caused the Giants to make a change to their defensive line mix. Defensive tackle Corbin Bryant dislocated his elbow and the team placed him on injured reserve Tuesday. They signed defensive tackle Bobby Richardson to take his place on the 90-man roster. Richardson played in 15 games and made 11 starts for [more]

Brandon Marshall on Sheldon Richardson: I don’t have time to go back to that

Brandon Marshall had a great first season with the Jets in 2015, but things didn’t go as well for the wide receiver or the team last season. Marshall was at the center of discord in the locker room at times, particularly when it came to a poor relationship with defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Richardson has [more]

Giants sign Steven Daniels, activate two from PUP list

The Giants will have a couple more linebackers at practice in the coming days. The team announced on Tuesday that they have signed Steven Daniels and activated J.T. Thomas from the physically unable to perform list. Running back Shaun Draughn has also been activated after opening camp on the PUP list. Daniels was a seventh-round [more]

Odell Beckham Jr. making promises, and more one-handed catches

It’s one thing for a player to make promises about Super Bowl banners, but it’s another to pair them with performance. So on the day Beckham became a viral sensation (again) with another one-handed catch, he was able to speak more confidently about the banners that hung over his head at the Giants facility. “See [more]

Giants sign Andrew Turzilli, Chris Casher

The Giants kicked off Monday by making a handful of roster moves. They have signed wide receiver Andrew Turzilli and linebacker Chris Casher to the 90-man roster. Wide receiver Kevin Norwood was waived/injured and tight end Colin Thompson was waived with a non-football injury. Thompson had an appendectomy while Norwood, a Seahawks fourth-round pick in [more]

Bears place Rueben Randle on IR

The Bears placed receiver Rueben Randle on injured reserve Sunday to make room for kicker Roberto Aguayo, who they claimed off waivers from the Buccaneers. The Giants made Randle a second-round choice in 2012. He spent four years with the Giants, catching 188 passes for 2,644 yards and 20 touchdowns. Randle, 26, signed a one-year contract [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster out with a concussion

The Steelers aren’t playing Antonio Brown or Martavis Bryant on Friday night against the Giants and they went down another wide receiver in the first half of the game. Second-round pick JuJu Smith-Schuster left the game to be evaluated for a concussion. Smith-Schuster got involved in the offense with a catch for four yards and [more]

T.J. Watt gets two quick sacks

The Giants didn’t put quarterback Eli Manning in the lineup against the Steelers on Friday night and the first two drives provided some support for that decision. Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt sacked Josh Johnson on both possessions. Pressure up the middle forced Johnson to step up and Watt got free from left tackle Ereck [more]

Ezekiel Elliott suspension expected

It may come Friday, it could be bumped into next week. Regardless of the timing, the prevailing view in league circles is that Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will be suspended under the Personal Conduct Policy. One league source characterized an Elliott suspension as “definite.” The specific duration of the suspension isn’t known, however. The [more]

Giants waive Mykkele Thompson

The Giants have waived one of their 2015 draft picks. They selected Mykkele Thompson in the fifth round of that draft, but announced on Wednesday that he has been waived with an injury designation. Thompson has been out with a quad injury and will either revert to injured reserve or be released with an injury [more]

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