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Report: Giants axe three equipment staffers previously involved in memorabilia case

The New York Giants have parted ways with three members of their locker room and equipment staff that were involved in the Eli Manning fake memorabilia lawsuit, according to Jordan Raanan and Darren Rovell of ESPN.com. Edward and Joseph Skiba and Ed Wagner Jr. were let go by the Giants, per the report. Joseph was [more]

Who are the NFL’s best receivers?

We’re always looking for ideas for the patent-pending PFT Live draft. On Wednesday, Browns receiver Jarvis Landry handed us one. He said he’s the best receiver in the NFL. Many disagreed. So Simms and I decided to settle it by making the question the subject of Thursday’s three-round draft. I won the toss and deferred. [more]

John Mara expects an anthem resolution on Wednesday

In March, when the media representation and overall attention at the annual league meeting was far more intense, the NFL deliberately avoided the anthem issue. In May, with much less notice being given to the meetings as Memorial Day weekend approaches, a collection of middle-aged-to-elderly billionaires are attempting to end the problem in one fell [more]

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie hoping to continue his career

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie remains a free agent, but the cornerback isn’t ready to retire. Rodgers-Cromartie hopes to continue his career, telling Josina Anderson of ESPN that he is patiently waiting for a phone call. “I’m good ya dig,” Rodgers-Cromartie texted to Anderson. “Yea ima play. Teams told me to wait til training camp. I can sign…but [more]

Giants say Odell Beckham wants to do more at practice than they’ll allow

Wide receiver Odell Beckham has been a regular at Giants workouts this offseason despite early reports that he’d stay away from the team without a new contract. Those reports indicated Beckham wouldn’t so much as step on the field without an extension, but it hasn’t arrived and Beckham keeps showing up. On Monday, head coach [more]

Russell Shepard signing with Giants

Wide receiver Russell Shepard is signing with the Giants, he announced in an Instagram post Monday night. It reunites him with General Manager Dave Gettleman. The Panthers released Shepard last week after he declined a pay cut, and he had taken a free agent visit to Buffalo. Shepard signed a three-year, $10 million deal with [more]

Looking at the most unlikely Super Bowl participants of all time

Inspired by the Vegas Golden Knights making it to the Stanley Cup Final in their first year of existence, Monday’s PFT Live included a draft based on what the Knights have accomplished: An unlikely berth in their sport’s championship game. So which were the most unlikely Super Bowl participants in NFL history? Chris Simms and [more]

Ereck Flowers “has kind of fit right in with” everybody for Giants

The Giants’ decision to sign Nate Solder and install him as their starting left tackle wasn’t taken all that well by Ereck Flowers, but you wouldn’t have known that by what went on after the team’s first OTA of the offseason. Solder and Flowers, who started at left tackle the last three years, worked together [more]

Patrick Omameh re-learning right guard after Giants drafted Will Hernandez

Patrick Omameh has played right guard, but it’s been a couple of years. He spent the past two seasons at left guard with the Jaguars, starting 20 games. But after the Giants drafted Will Hernandez in the second round, with the expectation he will start at left guard, the Giants moved Omameh to right guard. [more]

Eli Apple embarrassed about 2017, happy for fresh start

As the 2017 season wound down, there were plenty of people who thought that the team might move on without cornerback Eli Apple after a year marked by poor play on the field and a series of incidents off of it. General Manager Dave Gettleman and head coach Pat Shurmur each said that Apple would [more]

Chris Simms makes a belated confession

Monday’s PFT Live focused on the challenges facing the Eagles, as they try to parlay their first-ever Super Bowl championship into a second one. Looming over the effort is the question of whether Carson Wentz or Nick Foles will be the starting quarterback. While not a full-blown controversy (yet), things could get awkward for the [more]

Odell Beckham continues to show up for work

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham‘s continued attendance at Giants workouts was #asexpected, and allows the team to think about the future of what could be a prolific offensive tandem. Via Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News, Beckham was back on hand for Giants OTAs today, giving him a chance to continue to work [more]

NFL: Eli Manning civil fraud settlement “not a Personal Conduct Policy issue”

As a civil fraud lawsuit against Giants quarterback Eli Manning was pending, the NFL consistently declined comment on whether the Personal Conduct Policy applied to the allegations or any of the evidence that had come to light. Now that the civil case has been resolved, the NFL has commented on the situation. “We monitored the [more]

Saquon Barkley, Odell Beckham have become fast friends

Saquon Barkley became friends with Odell Beckham before the Giants made the Penn State running back the No. 2 overall pick. Now, they’re teammates and hoping to became the next great running back/receiver tandem in the NFL. “We talked the Giants drafting me into existence,” Barkley told Matt Lombardo of NJ Advance Media. “When I [more]

OBJ reportedly will attend OTAs

A year after he stayed away from most of the team’s offseason program, Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been present. And as Phase 2 becomes Phase 3 and Organized Team Activities (i.e., football practice) loom, Beckham reportedly will be there. Yes, OBJ will attend OTAs, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN.com. He’ll be present [more]

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