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  Giants | Rookie WR Toney Lining up Mostly in the Slot    Mon May 17, 03:01 PM

Dan Duggan, from The Athletic, reports Giants first-round WR Kadarius Toney "mostly lined up in the slot and ran shorter routes" during Phase 1 of minicamp.

Footballguys view: That move makes sense for the Giants as Toney is the type of player who can take shorter passes and turn them into long gains. According to Pro Football Focus, during the 2020 season Toney lined up in the slot 505 times and had only 80 snaps where he lined up outside. Toney can be more than a gadget wide receiver if he learns to run the full route tree with more nuance. His athletic gifts are special and he makes defenders look silly after the catch.

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  Giants | Two players let go    Sun May 16, 02:13 PM

New York Giants RB Jordan Chunn and TE Nate Wieting were waived Sunday, May 16.

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  Giants | NYG adds Kelvin Benjamin    Sun May 16, 12:08 PM

Free-agent WR/TE Kelvin Benjamin (Chiefs) signed with the New York Giants Sunday, May 16. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Benjamin must have impressed as a tight end during his tryout. A former first-round pick of the Panthers (with GM Dave Gettleman) as a wide receiver, Benjamin hasn't played a regular season game since 2018. The Giants have Evan Engram and Kyle Rudolph as their top two tight ends, and Benjamin will work to earn a spot behind them on the depth chart. With Engram's propensity to get banged up, Benjamin might see some playing time (if he makes the 53-man roster).

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  Giants | Corey Clement signs with New York    Sat May 15, 07:53 PM

Free-agent RB Corey Clement (Eagles) signed an undisclosed contract with the New York Giants Saturday, May 15.

Footballguys view: Clement has been a solid reserve and special teams player for most of his pro career. That's the role he'll try and carve out with the Giants this year. Saquon Barkley and Devontae Booker are the top two backs on the roster.

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  Giants | Kelvin Benjamin looking comfortable    Sat May 15, 06:03 PM

Free-agent TE Kelvin Benjamin (Chiefs) spent 'considerable time' working with head coach Joe Judge at New York Giants minicamp Saturday, May 15, according to Art Stapleton of The Record. It's unknown if Benjamin will stay with the team beyond the weekend.

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  Giants | Nate Ebner expected back with Big Blue    Sat May 15, 04:29 PM

Free-agent S Nate Ebner (Giants) is expected to return to the New York Giants for the 2021 season, according to head coach Joe Judge Saturday, May 15.

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  Giants | Kelvin Benjamin working at TE    Fri May 14, 07:06 PM

Free-agent WR Kelvin Benjamin (Chiefs) is working at tight end during the New York Giants rookie minicamp this weekend. He is participating on a tryout basis.

Footballguys view: Benjamin is a big-bodied wide receiver who hasn't played a regular season game since 2018. Moving to tight end could work as he could provide matchup problems for linebackers and safeties. We'll see if Benjamin can impress during this tryout.

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  Giants | Corey Clement trying out for NYG    Fri May 14, 12:37 PM

Free agent RB Corey Clement (Eagles) is among the players trying out for the New York Giants at their rookie minicamp this weekend, according to a report Friday, May 15.

Footballguys view: Clement is trying to latch on with a new team and we'll see if he can impress during this tryout. He played only 108 snaps last year, rushing 21 times for 75 yards and one touchdown. Clement also chipped in with five catches for 25 yards. A few years ago (2017, 2018), Clement flashed some talent and was a reserve player to watch. Now, he's just trying to hang on in the league.

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  Giants | Kelvin Benjamin expected to try out    Thu May 13, 09:43 PM

Free-agent WR Kelvin Benjamin (Chiefs) is expected to participate in the New York Giants rookie minicamp this weekend on a tryout basis, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Giants are updating their emergency list here with a player GM Dave Gettlemen knows from his days in Carolina. Benjamin hasn't played in a regular season game since 2018 and is no longer the player he used to be.

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  Giants | Three sign rookie contracts    Thu May 13, 06:44 PM

New York Giants second-round draft choice LB Azeez Ojulari, sixth-round draft choice RB Gary Brightwell and sixth-round draft choice CB Rodarius Williams signed four-year contracts with the Giants Thursday, May 13. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Brightwell was a slot receiver during his first year in college at Arizona. He switched to running back and waited two seasons to get his shot as the starter. Brightwell is a slashing running back who can contribute was a receiver out of the backfield - plus he has added value as a special teams player. We'll see if he can crack the 53-man roster for the Giants and win a spot on the depth chart behind Saquon Barkley and Devontae Booker.

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  Giants | Breeland Speaks sent packing    Thu May 13, 05:45 PM

New York Giants DE Breeland Speaks was waived Thursday, May 13.

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  Giants | Three UDFAs join G-Men    Tue May 4, 01:22 AM

The New York Giants signed undrafted free agents OLs Brett Heggie (Florida) and Jake Burton (Baylor), and DE Raymond Johnson (Georgia Southern) on Sunday, May 2.

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  Giants | Gary Brightwell scooped by Big Blue    Sat May 1, 04:14 PM

Arizona RB Gary Brightwell was selected in the sixth round (196th pick) of the 2021 NFL Draft by the New York Giants Saturday, May 1.

Footballguys view: Brightwell is a slashing running back who takes one step to get to top speed. He went to Arizona as a slot receiver but switched to running back after one season. Fumbles are a problem with him and he doesn't gain much after contact.

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  Giants | Kadarius Tony ready to do it all    Fri Apr 30, 12:13 AM

New York Giants WR Kadarius Toney compared himself to New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara in terms of versatility and explosiveness.

Footballguys view: Toney is a gadget receiver entering the league. We'll see if he can round out his skill set to be more for the Giants offense.

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  Giants | G-Men add Kadarius Toney     Thu Apr 29, 10:45 PM

Florida WR Kadarius Toney was selected by the New York Giants with the 20th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

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  Giants | NYG talks with Penei Sewell    Thu Apr 29, 07:14 PM

Oregon OT Penei Sewell recently had multiple virtual meetings with the New York Giants, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler and Dan Graziano.

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  Giants | Saquon Barkley has option picked up    Wed Apr 28, 05:50 PM

New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley had his fifth-year option picked up Wednesday, April 28, according to a source. He'll cost the team a fully-guaranteed $7.217 million against the salary cap in 2022.

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  Giants | No setbacks yet for Saquon Barkley    Wed Apr 28, 01:14 PM

New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley (knee) remains on track to be ready for the start of the 2021 season, according to sources, per ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Footballguys view: Great news for the young back here. Barkley can still be one of the best in the game, and the Giants are counting on him to be the player he used to be. Fantasy GMs are taking Barkley at RB3 (1.04) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Giants | NYG not married to keeping first pick    Tue Apr 20, 02:16 PM

New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman is reportedly 'firmly considering' trading down from the No. 11 overall selection in the 2021 NFL Draft, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

Footballguys view: In order for the Giants to trade down, some team must be interested in trading up. That means a quarterback (most likely) would have to fall to that point. Perhaps someone like Mac Jones (Alabama) would get to the no.11 pick, but there's also a chance he's gone in the top 5. Gettleman is putting it out there to see if anyone wants to bite...either now or on draft night.

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  Giants | GM praises Devontae Booker    Tue Apr 20, 01:10 PM

New York Giants RB Devontae Booker was 'worth the price' the team paid in free agency because he is 'a three-down back' that 'only makes the Giants stronger,' according to general manager Dave Gettleman.

Footballguys view: We agree with Gettleman. Booker has always been a great receiving option out of the backfield, but his ability as a runner has been overlooked. He's a power-gap runner who has a hard-charging style and is swift through the hole. Booker will serve as the primary backup to Saquon Barkley in 2021. New York inked Booker to a two-year contract worth $5.5 million earlier this spring.

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  Giants | Sandro Platzgummer returns to G-Men    Mon Apr 19, 09:36 AM

Free-agent RB Sandro Platzgummer (Giants) re-signed with the New York Giants Monday, April 19, on an undisclosed deal.

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  Giants | NYG meeting with Jason McCourty    Fri Apr 16, 04:14 PM

Free-agent CB Jason McCourty (Patriots) is meeting with the New York Giants Friday, April 16, according to a source.

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  Giants | Ryan Lewis gets the boot    Wed Apr 14, 02:20 PM

New York Giants CB Ryan Lewis was waived Wednesday, April 14.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones a turnover machine    Thu Apr 8, 10:24 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones has 39 turnovers, 22 interceptions and 17 lost fumbles, in 27 career games.

Footballguys view: Jones needs to clean that up ...obviously. He's in a make-or-break season as the team's starter and they'll move on in 2022 if he doesn't prove he can be the franchise guy they envisioned when they took him in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft.

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  Giants | Big Blue adds defensive coach    Wed Apr 7, 08:37 PM

Former University of Tennessee special teams quality control analyst Carter Blount was hired by the New York Giants as defensive quality control coach Wednesday, April 7.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones sets up workout    Mon Apr 5, 11:30 AM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones will spend this week working out in Arizona with some of the team's offensive weapons and linemen.

Footballguys view: Ah yes, it's that time of year when we get the private off-campus (so to speak) workouts. It's a list of which quarterbacks get teammates together and which don't and how often. Listen, most players are doing this now and it is good to see Jones take the lead with his teammates. It's a make-or-break season for the third-year quarterback.

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  Giants | NYG interested in Jason McCourty    Fri Apr 2, 07:29 PM

Free-agent S Jason McCourty (Patriots) is receiving interest from the New York Giants, and McCourty is believed to be open to signing with them, according to sources.

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  Giants | Isaac Yiadom agrees to pay cut    Fri Apr 2, 12:24 PM

New York Giants CB Isaac Yiadom has accepted a 50 percent pay cut to $1.07 million for the 2021 season as he attempts to improve his chances of making the 2021 roster. Yiadom did pick up $100,00 in guaranteed money with the restructure.

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  Giants | Juwan Green works out for NYG    Thu Apr 1, 05:50 PM

Free-agent WR Juwan Green (Falcons) worked out for the New York Giants this week, according to a source.

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  Giants | Dylan Cole meeting with NY Giants    Wed Mar 31, 04:44 PM

Free-agent LB Dylan Cole (Texans) is visiting with the New York Giants on Wednesday, March 31.

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  Giants | BIg Blue scoops three free agents    Tue Mar 30, 07:33 PM

Free-agent CB Joshua Kalu (Titans), CB Christopher Milton (Titans) and TE Cole Hikutini (Cowboys) signed undisclosed contracts with the New York Giants Tuesday, March 30.

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  Giants | Danny Shelton joining NYG    Mon Mar 29, 02:26 PM

Free-agent DT Danny Shelton (Giants) agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the New York Giants Monday, March 29. Financial terms were not disclosed

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  Giants | Danny Shelton visiting    Mon Mar 29, 01:18 PM

Free-agent DT Danny Shelton (Lions) is meeting with the New York Giants Monday, March 29, according to a source.

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  Giants | Zach Fulton lands with Giants    Thu Mar 25, 02:01 PM

Free agent OG Zach Fulton (Texans) on Thursday, March 25, agreed to terms on an undisclosed deal with the Houston Texans.

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  Giants | Daniel Jones off target    Wed Mar 24, 10:14 PM

New York Giants QB Daniel Jones was off target on 16.8 percent of his throws in 2021, the ninth-worst mark among qualified players.

Footballguys view: The Giants are setting up Jones for one more year as their starter. It's time for him to prove that he can be the 'main man' going forward or if the team needs to move on. He's an athletic quarterback who isn't afraid to take chances with the ball as a passer, but Jones has to improve his accuracy and pass placement. Adding WR Kenny Golladay gives him a true no.1 target and should help Jones in a make-or-break season.

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  Giants | Kyle Rudolph awaiting foot surgery    Wed Mar 24, 03:57 PM

New York Giants TE Kyle Rudolph told SNY's Ralph Vacchiano on Wednesday, March 24, that he expects to have surgery on his foot before the end of the month.

Footballguys view: The physical Rudolph took with the Giants revealed that the injury needed repair. Rudolph also told Vacchiano he expects to be ready for the start of the regular season.

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  Giants | Kyle Rudolph inks revised deal with NYG    Wed Mar 24, 03:49 PM

Updating previous reports, free-agent TE Kyle Rudolph (Vikings) signed a two-year contract worth $4 million - including a signing bonus of $4.5 million - with the New York Giants on Wednesday, March 24.

Footballguys view: The two sides revisited Rudolph's initial agreement after team doctors became concerned he would need foot surgery during his physical.

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  Giants | Devante Downs staying home    Wed Mar 24, 02:08 PM

Free-agent LB Devante Downs (Giants) signed an undisclosed contract to remain with the New York Giants on Wednesday, March 24.

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  Giants | Kyle Rudolph update    Tue Mar 23, 08:16 PM

Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Kyle Rudolph (Vikings) is meeting with the New York Giants again Tuesday, March 23, to discuss a medical plan related to his foot following a physical.

Footballguys view: There's a snag here, so keep an eye on this situation. His previously reported contract agreement isn't dead, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network.

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  Giants | Kyle Rudolph hits snag during physical    Tue Mar 23, 06:12 PM

Free-agent TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) and the New York Giants have not yet finalized their previously reported two-year contract because the team's medical staff is concerned with Rudolph's foot following his physical, and he may require surgery, according to sources Tuesday, March 23.

Footballguys view: Keep an eye on this situation. Rudolph and the team are reportedly discussing how to proceed with the deal.

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  Giants | Ryan Anderson agrees with Giants    Tue Mar 23, 09:30 AM

Free-agent LB Ryan Anderson (Football Team) agreed to a one-year deal with the New York Giants Tuesday, March 23. The deal includes $137,500 to sign and qualifies for the veteran salary benefit.

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  Giants | Adoree' Jackson joining Giants    Mon Mar 22, 06:08 PM

Free-agent CB Adoree' Jackson (Titans) agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the New York Giants Monday, March 22, worth $39 million, according to sources.

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  Giants | NYG pursuing Adoree' Jackson    Sun Mar 21, 04:08 PM

Free-agent CB Adoree' Jackson (Titans) is receiving significant interest from the New York Giants, and the team considers him a high priority, according to sources.

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  Giants | Kenny Golladay joining Giants    Sat Mar 20, 03:42 PM

Free-agent WR Kenny Golladay (Lions) agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the New York Giants Saturday, March 20, worth as much as $76 million. The deal includes $40 million in guaranteed money.

Footballguys view: The Giants get the true no.1 receiver they've been looking for and Golladay gets the long-term deal and guaranteed money he wanted. Third-year pro QB Daniel Jones will now be put on the spot to get it done as he's got plenty of weapons. Golladay, Saquon Barkley, Sterling Shepard, Darius Slayton, Evan Engram, and Kyle Rudolph gives the Giants plenty of firepower. Golladay is a WR2 with upside for Fantasy GMs in 2021.

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  Giants | No deal yet between New York, Kenny Golladay    Fri Mar 19, 07:37 PM

Updating a previous report, free-agent WR Kenny Golladay (Lions) concluded his visit with the New York Giants without agreeing to terms on a contract Friday, March 19. However, the team remains 'interested' in getting a deal done, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

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  Giants | NYG officially sign four    Fri Mar 19, 04:30 PM

Updating previous reports, New York Giants WR John Ross, RB Devontae Booker, QB Mike Glennon and DE Ifeadi Odenigbo signed their respective contracts Friday, March 19, finalizing each player's free-agent agreements.

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  Giants | Adoree' Jackson plans to visit NYG    Fri Mar 19, 03:17 PM

Free-agent CB Adoree' Jackson (Titans) is expected to visit the New York Giants, according to a source.

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  Giants | More on Kyle Rudolph    Fri Mar 19, 08:41 AM

Updating previous reports, New York Giants TE Kyle Rudolph's two-year deal is worth $12 million or a maximum of $14 million with incentives. He received a $4.5 million signing bonus.

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  Giants | Reggie Ragland joining G-Men    Thu Mar 18, 09:38 PM

Free-agent LB Reggie Ragland (Lions) is signing a one-year deal with the New York Giants Thursday, March 18, according to a source.

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  Giants | Brandon Copeland meets with Giants    Thu Mar 18, 03:20 PM

Free-agent LB Brandon Copeland (Patriots) met with the New York Giants Thursday, March 18, according to a source.

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