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Jeremy Lane downgraded to out

As the Seattle Seahawks try to end the one-game winning streak of the juggernaut Giants, the Seahawks won’t have one of the key pieces from their defense. The Seahawks have downgraded cornerback Jeremy Lane from doubtful to out, with a groin injury. Lane missed the Week Five game against the Rams, and he’ll likewise miss [more]

Week Seven injury report roundup

Week Seven kicked off on Thursday with a Raiders win and it continues with 13 more games on Sunday, which means that the 26 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Jeremy Lane doubtful, Michael Bennett questionable

The Seahawks ruled left guard Luke Joeckel out for Sunday’s game, as expected. Joeckel will miss several weeks after undergoing knee surgery during the team’s bye week. Seattle also could play without cornerback Jeremy Lane. Lane is doubtful with a groin injury, although he was a full participant in Friday’s practice. Defensive end Michael Bennett [more]

Giants rule out Olivier Vernon, list Sterling Shepard as questionable

The Giants may get a wide receiver back in the lineup against the Seahawks on Sunday, but they’ll remain without one of their starting defensive ends. Defensive end Olivier Vernon has been ruled out for the third straight week because of an ankle injury. There was some optimism about Vernon returning to open the week [more]

Olivier Vernon out of practice Thursday after limited work on Wednesday

There was some encouraging news for the Giants defensive line on Wednesday when defensive end Olivier Vernon took part in practice on a limited basis. Vernon missed the last two games with an ankle injury, but his practice work suggested he could be back in action against the Seahawks this weekend. Those hopes may have [more]

John Mara: Ben McAdoo wasn’t pressured into giving up play-calling

While Giants co-owner Steve Tisch said they respected coach Ben McAdoo making adjustments last week which led to their first win, his fellow co-owner made it clear they didn’t push that choice to give up play-calling on the head coach. “I certainly did not speak to Ben and I know [Tisch] did not about giving [more]

Michael Bennett expects to play against Giants despite plantar fascia injury

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sustained a plantar fascia injury in the second quarter of Seattle’s 16-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. With a week to rest the injury through Seattle’s bye week, Bennett fully anticipates he’ll play this Sunday against the New York Giants. “The foot hurts, I mean, obviously,” Bennett said on [more]

NFL is apparently done responding to political attacks

It took the President less than 24 hours to attack the league for its decision not to change the anthem policy to require players to stand. The NFL knows it’s not the last attack, and the NFL has decided that nothing can be gained from responding to them. “We’re all aware that’s going to continue, [more]

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: I messed up

Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie took part in practice on Wednesday, a day after the team announced that his suspension came to an end after a week. Rodgers-Cromartie spoke to the media after practice and was contrite about his actions leading up to the decision to suspend him, saying that he “messed up” with his reaction [more]

Sterling Shepard back at practice for Giants

The Giants may be a little deeper at wide receiver than they were in last Sunday’s victory over the Broncos. Shepard sprained his ankle in the team’s Week Five loss to the Chargers that also saw Odell Beckham, Brandon Marshall and Dwayne Harris depart with what turned out to be season-ending injuries. He missed the [more]

Giants ownership “very supportive” of Ben McAdoo

The Giants are not a team fond of making changes at key positions, but an 0-5 start and the prospect of ongoing struggles raised the possibility that they might veer from their traditional course of action. One win doesn’t change how rough the first five weeks were, but it offered one of the team’s owners [more]

Giants claim Nigel Harris off waivers

The Giants claimed linebacker Nigel Harris off waivers from the Chargers, who released him Monday. To make room, the Giants placed defensive end Romeo Okwara on injured reserve. The Chargers signed Harris as a rookie free agent May 1. He played in Los Angeles’ first five games, and had eight tackles on defense and three [more]

Tuesday meeting in New York includes 13 players, 11 owners

The NFL and NFLPA announced last week that there would be a Tuesday meeting involving officials from both organizations as well as players and team owners as a precursor to the league meetings regarding the national anthem later in the day. That meeting is underway in New York and the league has released the names [more]

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie back after one-game suspension

The Giants’ suspension of cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie didn’t last long. Rodgers-Cromartie will be back with the team when they return to work tomorrow, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Giants coach Ben McAdoo and Rodgers-Cromartie had a disagreement about playing time that got heated last week, and McAdoo decided to suspend Rodgers-Cromartie. That led to [more]

Ernie Accorsi: A Giants scout begged me to draft Tom Brady, I didn’t listen

One of the most interesting “what ifs” in NFL history is, What if some other team had drafted Tom Brady before the Patriots finally took him late in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft? Former Giants General Manager Ernie Accorsi admits that team could have been the Giants, if only he had listened [more]

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