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Ben McAdoo utilizing “cross-coaching” with Giants

Meetings with position coaches are a regular part of life for NFL players, but there was something different about a recent round of them at Giants camp. Instead of meeting with defensive line coach Patrick Graham, the team’s defensive linemen met with offensive line coach Mike Solari while Solari’s charges met with Graham. Defensive backs [more]

Ben McAdoo: Eli Manning having a productive camp

Since Ben McAdoo and Eli Manning have worked together, the Giants quarterback completed 63.1 percent of his passes in 2014, threw 35 touchdowns in 2015 and won 11 games last season. If training camp is any indication, Manning might have better numbers across the board this season. McAdoo said in an interview on ESPN Radio [more]

Giants bring in a new offensive lineman

The Giants made a change to their 90-man roster on Wednesday. They announced the signing of offensive lineman Corin Brooks and that offensive lineman Jessamen Dunker has been waived/injured. Dunker was signed after going undrafted in April. Brooks was also undrafted in April and spent a brief spell with the Chiefs earlier this offseason. He [more]

Eli Manning getting on same page with new receiving targets

The Giants made a pair of moves designed to boost the effectiveness of their passing game this offseason when they signed wide receiver Brandon Marshall and drafted tight end Evan Engram. Any boost will require the two new targets to develop a rapport with quarterback Eli Manning that leads to Manning looking their way once [more]

Shane Vereen a full participant again at practice

Shane Vereen returned to the practice field and couldn’t be happier. “I hate it when I have to sit out,” Vereen said, via Michael Eisen of the team website. “I have been through a lot of training camps and sometimes I wake up and want nothing to do with it. But I am a much [more]

Geno Smith could end up being cut by the Giants

Quarterback Geno Smith made it four years with the Jets. He may not make it six months with the Giants. The first unofficial depth chart of the preseason shows Smith as the No. 3 quarterback with the Giants, behind Eli Manning and Josh Johnson and in front of rookie Davis Webb. Unless the Giants plan [more]

Ex-NFL player Adrien Robinson busted with 25 pounds of pot

Former NFL player Adrien Robinson was caught this week with 25 pounds of marijuana in his car. The Daily Item reports that Robinson was stopped on Interstate 80 in Union County, Pennsylvania, and police found about 25 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. “A search of the vehicle was conducted and yielded numerous large bags [more]

News on Sterling Shepard’s ankle appears to be good

The Giants got some good news on second-year wideout Sterling Shepard. According to Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com, Shepard is expected to be “in the clear” after undergoing an MRI. That’s good news for Shepard, who had to be carted off the field Wednesday, but the fact he seems to have avoided a high ankle sprain [more]

Stephen Jones expects Ezekiel Elliott decision within two weeks

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been saying plenty about the Ezekiel Elliott situation. The son of the team’s owner has now chimed in. Stephen Jones recently told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas that he’d be surprised if a decision doesn’t come in the next two weeks. His instincts are likely right. The situation already has [more]

Sheldon Richardson agrees with OBJ’s salary aspirations

Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson doesn’t particularly care for one of the receivers that players for the other team that plays in MetLife Stadium. Richardson feels differently about the other receiver on that team. Via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Richardson said Tuesday that Odell Beckham Jr. should indeed be the highest-paid [more]

Jared Lorenzen weighs 500 pounds: “I fight my demons every day”

When Jared Lorenzen was the Giants’ backup quarterback, he weighed 285 pounds and would laugh along with jokes about his status as the league’s biggest passer. But in retirement his weight has spiraled out of control, and he now says it’s no laughing matter. Lorenzen has gone public with the fact that he now weighs [more]

Giants say Sterling Shepard rolled his ankle, more tests coming

Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard had to be carted off the field at Wednesday’s practice and a report that he was in tears at the time likely led many to fear the worst for the second-year wideout. It looks like the kind of severe injury that would qualify as the worst has been avoided, however. [more]

Sterling Shepard carted off at Giants camp

The Giants bolstered their receiving corps this offseason by signing Brandon Marshall to go with Odell Beckham and Sterling Shepard, but one member of that trio was injured during Wednesday’s training camp practice. Shepard went down during the session and was taken off the field on a cart after being looked at by members of [more]

Goodell doesn’t seem interested in more open-air, cold-weather Super Bowls

The “ultimate reality show” isn’t willing to repeatedly tempt fate. Three years ago, the NFL rolled the dice on a open-air, cold-weather Super Bowl, playing the game in New Jersey and narrowly avoiding a game-day winter storm. Plenty of other eastern cities aspiring to do the same, but Commissioner Roger Goodell seems skeptical about another [more]

Tom Brady returns to the top spot in merchandise sales

The G.O.A.T. has returned to the top of the stack. After yielding the NFLPA player merchandising title to Cowboys rookies Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott, who finished No. 1 and No. 2 for the year ending February 28, 2017, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has reclaimed the throne for the quarter ending July 31, 2017. The [more]

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