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Giants will observe Juneteenth as staff holiday

The Giants are the latest NFL teams to announce that their offices will be closed on Friday in observation of Juneteenth. “In honor of Juneteenth, our offices will be closed on Friday. This is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, and the Giants will recognize June 19 as a [more]

Jimmy Kennedy experienced systemic discrimination with JP Morgan Chase

At a time when many are denying that systemic discrimination exists (many who deny its existence likely don’t even know what it is), former NFL defensive lineman Jimmy Kennedy has shared with us a New York Times article from December 2019 regarding systemic discrimination he experienced while attempting to secure coveted “private client” status with [more]

Darius Slayton feels “growing” connection with Daniel Jones

The 2019 season was a strong one for rookie wide receivers as they caught 110 touchdowns to set a post-merger record for a single season. Some of the top producers were drafted early, including Titans first-round pick A.J. Brown. No one had more touchdown catches than Brown, but a late-round pick matched Brown’s output. Darius [more]

Report: Aldrick Rosas arrested for alleged hit and run

Giants kicker Aldrick Rosas was arrested Monday, after allegedly hitting a car and fleeing the scene. According to a report from TMZ.com, police in Chico, Calif., arrested Rosas for hit and run charges and driving with a suspended license, after his SUV ran a red light and plowed into a truck, and kept going. Police [more]

U.S. Open latest sporting event to go ahead without fans

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo just announced the U.S. Open tennis tournament would proceed as scheduled, but without fans. That makes it the latest event to try to push ahead with no one in the stands because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and casts a bit of an omen over the idea of attendance for the [more]

Bret Bielema files $7 million lawsuit against Razorback Foundation

Giants outside linebackers coach Bret Bielema has filed a $7 million lawsuit against the Razorback Foundation, the non-profit fundraising arm for Arkansas athletics, Michael McCann of Sportico reports. The case, which could become key precedent for duty to mitigate clauses in coaches’ contracts, was filed in Arkansas federal court. Bielema claims the foundation breached its [more]

Quinton Dunbar continues to participate in Seahawks’ offseason program

The last time we heard anything about Quinton Dunbar was two weeks ago when his attorney was squabbling with the attorney for Deandre Baker. Dunbar faces four counts of armed robbery from an incident May 13. Dunbar, who apologized to the Seahawks for “unnecessary distractions” after posting bail, has remained in the Seahawks’ offseason program. [more]

Daniel Jones gets Giants players together for workouts in Texas

When Giants quarterback Daniel Jones organized workouts with his teammates at Duke University in early February, it looked like a way to get some work in ahead of the team’s offseason program. As it turned out, that was the only on-field work as a team that the players had for several months. The COVID-19 pandemic [more]

The Chris Simms top 40 QB countdown, No. 22: Daniel Jones

Last year, Chris Simms wasn’t a fan of the decision of the Giants to make Daniel Jones the next successor to a job once held by Phil Simms. This year, the younger Simms is a believer in Jones. The guy Simms ranked sixth among the incoming 2019 quarterbacks lands at No. 22 on the list [more]

Daniel Jones hopes to work with others to drive change, end systemic racism

Another white NFL quarterback is speaking out against social injustice, using his platform to try to drive change. Giants second-year quarterback Daniel Jones tweeted he proudly stands “beside my brothers and the entire black community in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement to end systemic racism.” “Those of you who know me well know that posting [more]

Kerry Collins excited to see Jason Garrett work with Daniel Jones

Former New York Giants quarterback Kerry Collins is eager to see what new Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett can do to help develop Daniel Jones. Collins spent four years with Garrett as a teammate with the Giants. Collins was the team’s starter from 1999-2003 while Garrett served as a backup from 2000-03. He believes that [more]

Giants owners participated in team meeting to discuss the murder of George Floyd

Many teams have devoted one or more virtual meetings since the murder of George Floyd to the topics of systemic racism and police brutality. Giants coach Joe Judge used Friday’s session with his players for that purpose. According to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post, Giants owners John Mara and Steve Tisch participated in [more]

David Cutcliffe is helping Daniel Jones reduce fumbles

Giants quarterback Daniel Jones threw 24 touchdown passes as a rookie. Which is very good. He had 18 fumbles. Which is not. In fact, Jones’ 18 fumbles were the most by any NFL player since former Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper fumbled 23 times in 2002. This year, Jones is working on cutting down on his [more]

DeAndre Baker’s lawyer: We have the case won

Giants cornerback Deandre Baker is not taking part in the team’s offseason program after being arrested on armed robbery charges in Florida last month because the team wants him to focus on his legal issues. Baker’s attorney remains confident those legal issues will be going away sooner rather than later. Patrick G. Patel said shortly [more]

Giants facility reopened on Wednesday

The Jets aren’t the only New Jersey-based NFL team that’s back in their training facility on Wednesday. Art Stapleton of NorthJersey.com reports that the Giants have also reopened their facility. Like the Jets, the Giants have only brought back a limited number of employees as they make their way back toward full operations after shutting [more]

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