Fantasy Football News & Views
Giants | Kyle Lauletta falling out of favor Thu Apr 18, 10:03 PM
New York Giants QB Kyle Lauletta is barely mentioned when the team discusses potential quarterback options, according to Ryan Dunleavy of NJ Advance Media, and Dunleavy believes Lauletta could be left off the roster all together in 2019.
|Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. Lauletta was an interesting late-round quarterback in last year's draft but he's done little to impress. Add in his trouble with the law, and you can see why the Giants may be moving on. Expect the Giants to add a developmental QB of the future in the 2019 NFL draft, perhaps in the first round (not at no.6 overall but at no.17...or they move up).|
Giants | Paul Perkins future in doubt Thu Apr 18, 09:58 PM
New York Giants RB Paul Perkins will have to beat out either RB Wayne Gallman or RB Robert Martin in order to make the roster in 2019, in the opinion of Ryan Dunleavy of NJ Advance Media.
|Footballguys view: Perkins has failed to play up to expectations as a pro. He drew some Jamaal Charles comparisons when he came out of UCLA in the 2016 NFL draft...and he's nowhere close to that with the Giants. Perkins is no lock for the 53-man roster in 2019.|
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Giants | Saquon Barkley doesn't understand critics Thu Apr 18, 12:17 PM
New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley said Thursday, April 18, he fails to understand the critics who said the Giants should've selected a quarterback over him in the 2018 NFL Draft. 'If a Rookie of the Year (award) doesn't sway that mindset I don't know what will,' Barkley said.
|Footballguys view: Haters are gonna hate...and Barkley is okay with that. Barkley is phenomenal, and all those that doubted him coming out of Penn State (and there are more than will admit) look foolish given the top-level production he had as a rookie with the Giants. We're excited to see what Barkley can do for an encore in 2019.|
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Giants | Quinnen Williams visiting Giants Wed Apr 17, 08:46 AM
Alabama DT Quinnen Williams is visiting the New York Giants Wednesday, April 17.Link to story
Giants | Sam Beal cleared Mon Apr 15, 10:06 PM
New York Giants CB Sam Beal (shoulder) has been medically cleared to participate in offseason workouts after missing the entire 2018 season.Link to story
Giants | Corey Coleman under contract Mon Apr 15, 08:02 PM
New York Giants restricted free-agent WR Corey Coleman signed his one-year tender offer Monday, April 15. He is scheduled to make $2.025 million in 2019.
|Footballguys view: Coleman was a first-round pick for the Browns in the 2016 NFL draft, and he's struggled with consistency as a receiver. Last year in eight games for the Giants, Coleman had just five catches for 71 yards. He did make some plays as a returner and that might be his best role going forward.|
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Giants | Tre Watson meets with Giants Mon Apr 15, 07:11 PM
Maryland LB Tre Watson met with the New York Giants Monday, April 15, according to a source.Link to story
Giants | Dwayne Haskins visiting NYG Sun Apr 14, 09:28 PM
Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins said Sunday, April 14, that he will meet with the New York Giants in the coming week.
|Footballguys view: Just about a month ago, every mock draft out there seemed to have Haskins going to the Giants at no.6 overall in the 2019 NFL draft. Well, that seems to have changed and some speculate that Haskins draft stock is falling. We'll see if Haskins can impress the Giants enough that they pick him in the first round. Haskins is arguably the best quarterback in this draft and his skill set reminds some in the scouting community of Eli Manning.|
Giants | Sterling Shepard ready to step up Sat Apr 13, 10:07 PM
New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard said he is ready to be a leader in the locker room and on the field in 2019.
|Footballguys view: Shepard is the Giants no.1 wide receiver now that Odell Beckham Jr. has been traded away. They signed him to a new long-term deal with the idea that he could continue to improve on his career-best numbers Shepard posted in 2018. We should see him crack 1,000 receiving yards for the first time in 2019...and Fantasy GMs should consider Shepard a high-end WR3 this season.|
Sterling Shepard player page
Giants | Josh Allen visiting Giants Fri Apr 12, 08:30 AM
University of Kentucky LB Joshua Allen is visiting the New York Giants Friday, April 12.Link to story
Giants | Rashan Gary visits Giants Fri Apr 12, 08:28 AM
Michigan DE Rashan Gary visited the New York Giants Thursday, April 12.Link to story
Giants | NYG visiting with Kyler Murray Thu Apr 11, 05:32 PM
Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is meeting with the New York Giants Thursday, April 11, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: The Giants have the no.6 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft. Murray is set to be the top pick in this draft, so long as the Arizona Cardinals go ahead and choose him. If he falls past the Cardinals, then perhaps the Giants would consider him with the first of their two first-round picks.|
Giants | Henre' Toliver signs with Giants Thu Apr 11, 12:06 PM
Free-agent DB Henre' Toliver (AAF, Colts) signed with the New York Giants on Thursday, April 11.Link to story
Giants | Sterling Shepard extended Wed Apr 10, 05:16 PM
New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard received a four-year, $41 million contract extension Wednesday, April 10, according to a source.Link to story
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Giants | Two free agents visit Giants Wed Apr 10, 04:56 PM
Free-agents CB Morris Claiborne (Jets) and DT Corey Liuget (Chargers) met with the New York Giants Wednesday, April 10, according to a source.Link to story
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Giants | Russell Shepard rejoins the Giants Wed Apr 10, 01:02 PM
Free-agent WR Russell Shepard (Giants) re-signed Wednesday, April 10, with the New York Giants, according to his Instagram feed. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Link to story
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Giants | Two linemen meet with Giants Mon Apr 8, 08:10 PM
Houston DT Ed Oliver and Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell met with the New York Giants Monday, April 8.Link to story
Giants | Devin Bush meeting with Giants Sun Apr 7, 10:10 AM
University of Michigan LB Devin Bush is visiting the New York Giants Sunday, April 7, and Monday, April 8.Link to story
Giants | Trace McSorley visits Sat Apr 6, 01:34 PM
Penn State QB Trace McSorley met with the New York Giants Friday, April 5, according to a source.
|Footballguys view: McSorley is athletic and desperately wants to play quarterback in the pros. That may not be his best spot and some team may pick him up and then change his position to cornerback.|
Giants | Drew Lock, Giants meet Thursday Sat Apr 6, 01:31 PM
Updating a previous report, Missouri QB Drew Lock met with the New York Giants Thursday, April 4, according to sources.
|Footballguys view: The Giants may not be as in love with Dwayne Haskins (Ohio State) as most originally thought. Lock could be their guy at no.6 overall ....or no.17 overall if he falls that far, although that is doubtful. The rookie from Mizzou has a rocket for an arm but mechanically he needs a lot of work.|
Giants | Evan Engram set for big year? Thu Apr 4, 10:13 PM
New York Giants TE Evan Engram caught 38 passes for 413 yards in the 11 games he played with Cleveland Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr., and he has 71 catches for 886 yards in the 15 games he has played without Beckham.
|Footballguys view: Engram is one of the best pass-catching tight ends in the league. He's a TE1 for Fantasy GMs once again in 2019.|
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Giants | Corey Coleman to have big role? Thu Apr 4, 10:10 PM
New York Giants WR Corey Coleman will be given every opportunity to be the No. 3 receiver in 2019, in the opinion of Ralph Vacchiano of SNY.
|Footballguys view: Coleman could line up outside opposite of Sterling Shepard in 2019. The Giants will feature Shepard outside and Golden Tate in the slot. Add in tight end Evan Engram and running back Saquon Barkley, you can see how Coleman is fifth in the pecking order of targets...if he wins the starting job.|
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Giants | Sterling Shepard moving outside Thu Apr 4, 10:00 PM
New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard is expected to see more snaps on the outside in 2019 with WR Golden Tate playing mainly in the slot.
|Footballguys view: Almost half (57) of Shepard's targets (107) in 2018 were out of the slot. He's got plenty of experience lining up and running routes outside. Shepard is set to be the top target for the Giants passing game and has WR3 floor with WR2 upside in 2019.|
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Giants | Quadree Henderson cut Wed Apr 3, 05:21 PM
New York Giants WR Quadree Henderson was released Wednesday, April 3.Link to story
Giants | Dexter Lawrence visiting Giants Tue Apr 2, 11:04 AM
Clemson DT Dexter Lawrence is visiting the New York Giants Tuesday, April 2.Link to story
Giants | Nick Bosa to meet with NYG Mon Apr 1, 09:23 PM
Ohio State DE Nick Bosa is scheduled to meet with the New York Giants this week.Link to story
Giants | 2 more seasons for Eli Manning? Sun Mar 31, 12:21 PM
New York Giants QB Eli Manning is heading into the final season of his contract in 2019 but could remain with the team through 2020, a possibility that Giants co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch recently said they were open to.
|Footballguys view: This sentiment could lean the Giants away from any of the quarterbacks available in the 2019 NFL draft. They could wait on taking a quarterback this year, extend Manning for one more season then draft their heir apparent in a much better 2020 crop.|
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Giants | Ed Oliver to meet with NYG Thu Mar 28, 05:59 PM
Houston DT Ed Oliver is scheduled to meet with the New York Giants before the 2019 NFL Draft, according to a source. He also met with the Giants at the NFL Scouting Combine.Link to story
Giants | NY Giants have discussed acquiring Josh Rosen Wed Mar 27, 01:53 AM
Arizona Cardinals QB Josh Rosen has been the subject of internal discussions by the New York Giants, although the discussions were described as 'extremely preliminary,' according to a source.Link to story
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Giants | Will Grier meets with Giants Sun Mar 24, 04:27 PM
West Virginia QB Will Grier said he had a meeting with the New York Giants Thursday, March 21.
|Footballguys view: Grier is seen as a 'riser' in this draft class. With a skill set similar to that of Andy Dalton when he came out of TCU, Grier could work his way into the end of the first round. If he's there in the early second round (and the Giants didn't take Dwayne Haskins 6th overall), then perhaps he could be groomed as the next guy in line after Eli Manning's days with the Giants are done.|
Giants | Nathan Stupar re-signed Wed Mar 20, 03:55 PM
Free-agent LB Nathan Stupar (Giants) was re-signed to an undisclosed deal Wednesday, March 20.Link to story
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Giants | Bennie Fowler returns to Giants Tue Mar 19, 02:11 PM
Free-agent WR Bennie Fowler (Giants) was re-signed to an undisclosed deal by the New York Giants Tuesday, March 19.
|Footballguys view: Fowler appeared in 10 games last year, catching 16 passes for 199 yards and one receiving touchdown. He's unlikely to have much of a role as a pass-catcher even though the Giants are thin at the position.|
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Giants | Kerry Wynn could return Mon Mar 18, 10:20 PM
Free-agent DE Kerry Wynn (Giants) is a player that the New York Giants are interested in re-signing this offseason.Link to story
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Giants | Vinny Curry a target for Giants Mon Mar 18, 10:19 PM
Free-agent DE Vinny Curry (Buccaneers) is receiving interest from the New York Giants, according to a source.Link to story
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Giants | Cody Latimer returning to Big Blue Mon Mar 18, 12:25 AM
New York Giants WR Cody Latimer announced on his official Instagram account on Sunday, March 17 that he is returning to the team on a one-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
|Footballguys view: Latimer is an excellent gunner on special teams but he has done little as a receiver during stops with the Broncos and the Giants. A second-round pick out of Indiana in 2014, Latimer had a hamstring injury last season that limited him to just six games. He'll compete with Corey Coleman for snaps/targets in the WR corps behind starters Golden Tate and Sterling Shepard.|
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Giants | Dwayne Haskins a bad in New York? Sat Mar 16, 08:27 PM
Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins is not receiving much attention from the New York Giants ahead of the 2019 NFL Draft, according to Dianna Marie Russini of ESPN.
|Footballguys view: This is an...interesting...report. Most every mock draft to this point has had the Giants selecting Haskins with the no.6 overall pick. That may still be the case, but it sounds like the Giants aren't giving him much attention at this time. Stay tuned.|
Giants | NY Giants ink Olsen Pierre Fri Mar 15, 05:23 PM
Free-agent DT Olsen Pierre (Cardinals) signed an undisclosed contract with the New York Giants on Friday, March 15.Link to story
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Giants | Markus Golden contract details Fri Mar 15, 02:28 PM
Updating a previous report, free-agent DE/LB Markus Golden (Cardinals) signed a one-year contract worth up to $4.75 million - including $2.225 million guaranteed - with the New York Giants on Thursday, March 14.Link to story
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Giants | NY Giants have reached out to Chris Hogan Fri Mar 15, 02:34 AM
Free-agent WR Chris Hogan (Patriots) and his representatives have been in contact with the New York Giants, according to a source.Link to story
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Giants | Markus Golden joins Giants Thu Mar 14, 06:46 PM
Free-agent DE/LB Markus Golden (Cardinals) agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the New York Giants Thursday, March 14, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.Link to story
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Giants | Tony Lippett staying with Giants Thu Mar 14, 06:12 PM
Free-agent CB Tony Lippett (Giants) agreed to terms on a new one-year deal with the New York Giants, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.Link to story
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Giants | Antonio Hamilton staying with NYG Thu Mar 14, 05:06 PM
Free-agent CB Antonio Hamilton (Giants) agreed to terms on a new one-year contract with the New York Giants Thursday, March 14, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.Link to story
Giants | Golden Tate signed by Giants Thu Mar 14, 04:48 PM
Free-agent WR Golden Tate (Eagles) signed a four-year, $37.5 million deal with the New York Giants Thursday, March 14, according to a source. The deal includes $23 million fully guaranteed.
|Footballguys view: The Giants traded away Odell Beckham Jr. to the Browns so they needed another wide receiver to fill the void. That's Tate, who just didn't fit in with the Eagles last year. Tate should provide Eli Manning with a reliable underneath target.|
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Giants | Mike Remmers visiting Giants Thu Mar 14, 10:54 AM
Free-agent OT Mike Remmers (Vikings) is visiting the New York Giants Thursday, March 14, according to agent Brett Tessler.Link to story
Giants | Josh Rosen an option for NYG if available Thu Mar 14, 12:02 AM
Arizona Cardinals QB Josh Rosen likely would be a trade target for the New York Giants if he becomes available, according to sources.Link to story
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Giants | Eli Manning expected to receive bonus Wed Mar 13, 11:43 PM
New York Giants QB Eli Manning is scheduled to receive a $5 million roster bonus if he is on the roster Saturday, March 16, and the Giants plan on paying that bonus at this point, according to sources.Link to story
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Giants | Odell Beckham traded Tue Mar 12, 08:07 PM
New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. was traded to the Cleveland Browns Tuesday, March 12, in exchange for a 2019 first-round pick, the Browns' second third-round pick in 2019 and SS Jabrill Peppers according to a source.
|Footballguys view: The Giants brass had enough with dealing with Beckham and they get a haul here but it seems a little light. Peppers is a good player and will step in and start right away for the Giants.|
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Giants | Zak DeOssie expected to return Tue Mar 12, 04:57 PM
New York Giants impending free-agent LS Zak DeOssie is expected to re-sign with the Giants, according to a source.Link to story
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Giants | Antoine Bethea signs with Giants Tue Mar 12, 04:50 PM
Free-agent FS Antoine Bethea (Cardinals) signed a two-year contract with the New York Giants Tuesday, March 12. Financial terms were not disclosed.Link to story
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Giants | Elijhaa Penny signs new contract Tue Mar 12, 03:24 PM
New York Giants FB Elijhaa Penny signed a new contract with the Giants Tuesday, March 12. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Link to story
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