Feb 062021
 
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Jason Garrett, New York Giants (August 9, 2020)

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GIANTS TO RETAIN JASON GARRETT…
ESPN is reporting that the New York Giants are expected to retain Jason Garrett as the team’s offensive coordinator. Head Coach Joe Judge hired the former Dallas Cowboys head coach last year. The Giants finished the 2020 season 31st in offense in terms of both yardage and points scored.

LOUISIANA TECH HIRES DAVE DeGUGLIELMO…
Louisiana Tech University has hired New York Giants Offensive Line Coach Dave DeGuglielmo as their new offensive line coach. The Giants fired Offensive Line Coach Marc Colombo in November 2020 and replaced him with DeGuglielmo for the final eight games of the season. DeGuglielmo’s contract expired in January.

GIANTS LOSE ASSISTANT STRENGTH COACH TO FALCONS…
The Athletic is reporting that the Atlanta Falcons have hired New York Giants Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Thomas Stallworth to be the team’s new strength coach. Stallworth had been with the Giants since 2018, when then Head Coach Pat Shurmur hired him. Craig Fitzgerald remains the Director of Strength and Performance for the Giants. He was hired by Joe Judge last year.

Jan 082021
 
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Jason Garrett, New York Giants (August 23, 2020)

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CHARGERS INTERVIEWING JASON GARRETT…
The NFL Network is reporting that the Los Angeles Chargers will interview New York Giants Offensive Coordinator Jason Garrett on Friday for their head-coaching vacancy. The Giants reportedly would like to retain Garrett despite the team finishing 31st in offense.

GIANTS CUT DEVONTA FREEMAN, RE-SIGN JOE WEBB AND DAVID SILLS…
The New York Giants have waived running back Devonta Freeman from Injured Reserve. The team has also re-signed quarterback Joe Webb and wide receiver David Sills.

The Giants placed Freeman on Injured Reserve in November 2020 with ankle and hamstring injuries. The 5’8”, 206-pound Freeman was originally drafted in the 4th round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. In six years with the Falcons, Freeman played in 77 regular-season games with 59 starts, rushing 951 times for 3,972 yards (4.2 yards per carry) and 32 touchdowns. He also caught 257 passes for 2,015 yards and 11 touchdowns. Freeman missed most of the 2018 season with knee and groin injuries. His productivity fell to 656 yards on 184 carries (3.6 yards per carry) and two touchdowns in 2019. The Falcons cut Freeman in March 2020 and the Giants signed him in late September 2020. Freeman played in five games with the Giants, starting four, and finished 2020 with 54 carries for 172 yards (3.2 yards per carry) and one touchdown. He also caught seven passes for 58 yards.

The Giants signed Webb to the Practice Squad and then the 53-man roster in December 2020. The team waived him on January 2. The 6’4”, 231-pound Webb was originally drafted in the 6th round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. He has spent time with the Vikings (2010-2013), Carolina Panthers (2014-2016), Buffalo Bills (2017), Houston Texans (2018-2019), and Detroit Lions (2020). Webb has played in 104 regular-season games with four starts, completing 90-of-159 passes (56.6 percent) for 888 yards, three touchdowns, and six interceptions. He also has caught 10 passes in his career and returned 18 kickoffs.

Sills was placed on Injured Reserve before the season started in early September with a broken right foot. The 6’3”, 211-pound Sills was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Buffalo Bills after the 2019 NFL Draft. The Giants signed Sills to the Practice Squad in September 2019 after he was cut by the Bills. The Giants then signed him to the 53-man roster in mid-December 2019. He did not play in a game however.

Jan 052021
 
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Dave Gettleman, New York Giants (September 3, 2020)

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NEW YORK GIANTS RETAIN DAVE GETTLEMAN…
The New York Post is reporting that the New York Giants have decided to retain the services of General Manager Dave Gettleman, despite the team’s 15-33 record under his leadership since he was hired three years ago. Gettleman turns 70 in February.

According to The Post, “ownership believes the team is headed in the right direction and Gettleman is the right man to continue the building process alongside head coach Joe Judge.”

TEAMS INTERESTED IN PATRICK GRAHAM AND JASON GARRETT…
The NFL Network is reporting that the New York Jets are interested in interviewing New York Giants Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Patrick Graham for their head coaching vacancy. The NFL Network is also reporting that Los Angeles Chargers are also interested in interview Giants Offensive Coordinator Jason Garrett for their head-coaching vacancy.

Dec 312020
 
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Dion Lewis, New York Giants (December 27, 2020)

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DECEMBER 31, 2020 NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY UPDATE…
FB Eli Penny (illness) and WR Golden Tate (calf) did not practice on Thursday.

WR Sterling Shepard (ribs), TE Evan Engram (calf), and S Jabrill Peppers (ankle) were limited in practice.

QB Daniel Jones (hamstring) and CB Darnay Holmes (knee) fully practiced.

THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
The New York Giants practice on Friday (11:40AM-1:00PM). Head Coach Joe Judge and select players will also address the media.

Dec 172020
 
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James Bradberry, New York Giants (October 18, 2020)

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JAMES BRADBERRY AND JASON GARRETT WILL MISS SUNDAY’S GAME DUE TO COVID-19…
New York Giants cornerback James Bradberry and Offensive Coordinator Jason Garrett will miss Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns due to COVID-19. Bradberry has been officially placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 List.

According to the Giants’ press release, “Bradberry was placed on the list because he was deemed to be a high risk close contact of an individual who has tested positive. The contact did not occur at the Giants facility and the individual is not a member of the organization.”

Garrett actually tested positive for COVID-19. Garrett will continue to work remotely and Tight Ends Coach Freddie Kitchens will serve as the team’s offensive play caller on Sunday.

The Giants coaches and players did not meet on Monday or Tuesday. Due to NFL COVID-19 protocols, the team also did not practice on Thursday.

“Instead of practicing this afternoon, what we’ll do is we’ll bring the players back into a Zoom meeting from 3 to 5:30,” said Head Coach Joe Judge, “and we’ll go ahead and get a jump-start on tomorrow’s install, along with some extra tape on the Browns. We’re going to use this as a good mental day and prepare, make sure we get some good organizational work between units with communication. We’ll take advantage of everything afforded to us, and we’ll get back on the field tomorrow.”

On a related note, running back Devonta Freeman, who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month while on Injured Reserve, has been taken off of the Reserve/COVID-19 List. Freeman remains on IR with ankle and hamstring injures.

DECEMBER 17, 2020 NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY REPORT…
While the team did not practice on Thursday due to COVID-19 protocols, it did issue the following injury report:

CB Darnay Holmes (knee) would not have practiced. QB Daniel Jones (hamstring/ankle), TE Kaden Smith (knee), and OG Kevin Zeitler (shoulder) would have been limited in practice.

“(Jones) actually was allowed to come in the building today,” said Judge. “We had some treatment available for some guys that are either on IR or guys that needed treatment. They were the only players in the building today. But in terms of Daniel, the evaluation has obviously been put off a day as far as him moving around. Look, I was encouraged with how he moved around yesterday at practice, how he threw the ball, how he was in the pocket. That was very encouraging. That being said, we’ll have to see him at really a faster tempo. Tomorrow will be really the day we’ll evaluate that out there. I’d say obviously with two injuries, it’s a little bit different situation than it was just last week. But he’s making progress, he’s doing everything the trainers ask him to and he’s working hard. We just need to make sure we do a good job of really watching him tomorrow at practice and make the best decision.”

HEAD COACH JOE JUDGE…
The transcript of Joe Judge’s press conference on Wednesday is available in The Corner Forum while the video is available at Giants.com.

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
The New York Giants practice on Friday. Head Coach Joe Judge, the team’s coordinators, and select players will also address the media.

Dec 102020
 
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Wayne Gallman and Daniel Jones, New York Giants (September 27, 2020)

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DECEMBER 10, 2020 NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY REPORT…
CB Madre Harper (knee) did not practice on Thursday.

QB Daniel Jones (hamstring), LB Blake Martinez (back), OT Matt Peart (ankle), and CB Darnay Holmes (knee) were limited in practice.

“I think (Jones is) working hard every day to get better,” said Head Coach Joe Judge. “He’s doing everything we ask him to do. He did a good job in the walkthrough yesterday. We put him through some basic agility, short space stuff. I would say that he’s throwing the ball well, but there’s a lot of things we still need to see. Throwing the ball in short space and going through a walkthrough are very, very different than going through team periods and being able to see how this guy reacts and moves in the pocket, which is really our biggest concern is how he can protect himself on the field. Today will tell us a lot and tomorrow hopefully we’ll make a final decision.”

TRENT HARRIS RE-SIGNED TO PRACTICE SQUAD…
The New York Giants have re-signed linebacker Trent Harris to the Practice Squad. Harris was cut from the 53-man roster on Tuesday.

The Giants signed Harris to the Practice Squad and then the 53-man roster in October 2020. He played in four games with two starts for the Giants. The 6’2”, 255-pound Harris was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the New England Patriots after the 2018 NFL Draft. He spent his rookie season on the Practice Squad of the Patriots. The Miami Dolphins claimed Harris off of waivers in September 2019. He played in 11 games with three starts with the Dolphins, accruing 20 tackles and 1.5 sacks. The Dolphins cut him in early September 2020.

THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
The New York Giants practice on Friday (11:40AM-1:00PM). Head Coach Joe Judge and select players will also address the media.

Dec 032020
 
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Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (September 20, 2020)

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DECEMBER 3, 2020 NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY REPORT…
QB Daniel Jones (hamstring) and LB Cam Brown (illness) did not practice on Thursday.

“We had positive reports on (Jones) yesterday,” said Head Coach Joe Judge. “Obviously, we have to kind of see a little bit more from him today. The plan is to get him out there with the trainers, move him around a little bit, throw a little bit, see where that progresses to and what that allows him to do later in practice today or maybe what that shows what we can do with him tomorrow. Again, there are still a lot of questions more so than answers right now. I know he’s doing everything he can to get back and be with the team. He’s preparing tirelessly, he’s in the building, he’s doing everything he can like it would be any other day. I know mentally where he’s at. We just have to check physically where he’s at and make sure we make the right decision for him.”

WR Darius Slayton (shoulder/foot), WR Sterling Shepard (toe/shoulder), LB David Mayo (knee), and S Nate Ebner (knee) were limited in practice.

PRACTICE SQUAD MOVE…
The New York Giants have terminated the Practice Squad contract of safety Chris Williamson, who the team drafted in the 7th-round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
The New York Giants practice on Friday (11:50AM-1:20PM). Head Coach Joe Judge and select players will also address the media.

Nov 272020
 
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Sterling Shepard, New York Giants (November 15, 2020)

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NOVEMBER 27, 2020 NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY REPORT…
WR Sterling Shepard (hip/toe) and CB Brandon Williams (ankle) were limited in practice on Friday. Williams is officially listed as “questionable” for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals while Shepard is expected to play.

OG Kevin Zeitler (concussion) fully practiced and is expected to play.

THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
There is no media availability to the New York Giants on Saturday. The team plays the the Bengals in Cincinnati on Sunday.

Nov 122020
 
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Wayne Gallman, New York Giants (November 8, 2020)

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NOVEMBER 12, 2020 NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY REPORT…
RB Devonta Freeman (ankle), WR Sterling Shepard (toe/hip), WR Golden Tate (knee) were limited in practice.

TE Kaden Smith (concussion) fully practiced.

THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and at Giants.com:

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
The New York Giants practice on Friday (11:30AM-1:15PM). Head Coach Joe Judge and select players will also address the media.

Nov 052020
 
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Golden Tate, New York Giants (November 2, 2020)

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NOVEMBER 5, 2020 NEW YORK GIANTS INJURY REPORT…
OG Will Hernandez (COVID) and CB Ryan Lewis (hamstring) did not practice on Thursday.

RB Devonta Freeman (ankle), WR Sterling Shepard (shoulder/toe), LB Blake Martinez (hamstring), LB Devante Downs (shoulder), and S Logan Ryan (hip) were limited in practice.

THE COACHES SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following coaches are available in The Corner Forum and on YouTube/Giants.com:

THE PLAYERS SPEAK…
Transcripts and video clips of the media sessions with the following players are available in The Corner Forum and on YouTube/Giants.com:

WHAT’S UP NEXT…
The New York Giants practice on Friday (11:30AM-1:15PM). Head Coach Joe Judge and select players will also address the media.