New York Giants likely to avoid norm, make safety Xavier McKinney defensive playcaller – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — It was the final game of the third training camp for the New York Giants. Coach Brian Daboll called on quarterback Daniel Jones and safety Xavier McKinney to take on the offensive and defensive coordinator roles. Jones called the offensive plays; McKinney defended. It should be fun for the team. A…

‘This guy has rehabbed unbelievable’: Giants’ Nick Gates pledge returns from gruesome injury – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The dreaded wagon. The courtesy clap for the injured. New York Giants offensive lineman Nick Gates wanted no part of it. He had never needed it before Thursday night’s game against Washington in Week 2 last season. Not before he heard his left leg go “crack, crack, pop” and began flopping…

New York Giants Spring: Red jerseys are red flag for WRs, but Saquon Barkley shines – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The New York Giants’ offensive trotted onto the field for the first game of 11-on-11 practice at the mandatory minicamp last week. Flanking quarterback Daniel Jones was wide receiver CJ Board and David Sills V. Richie James was on the field. Running back Saquon Barkley was in the backfield, but the…

Giants defense by showing ‘so much aggression’ led by Kayvon Thibodeaux & Co. – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The New York Giants defense will look different this season, which is not a bad thing considering it was ranked 21st overall last year. When teams wanted – and needed – to score on them, they usually did. The Giants were beaten 79-0 in the last two minutes of the first…

Giants expect early impact from draft class led by Kayvon Thibodeaux, Evan Neal – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – There was no let-in period for Kayvon Thibodeaux and Evan Neal, the New York Giants’ first-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Thibodeaux, a linebacker selected as number five overall, worked alongside starting defensive lineman Leonard Williams and in front of linebacker Blake Martinez during drills at Thursday’s OTA practice. Neal,…

The New York Giants’ 2022 program: The only primetime match is vs. Cowboys – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The New York Giants’ 2022 program was released along with the rest of the NFL list on Thursday. The 2022 NFL season kicks off Thursday, September 8 with Buffalo Bills vs. Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium. ESPN opens its schedule with Monday Night Football on Sept. 12 with the Denver…

Giants Secondary has a big hole after the release of cornerback James Bradberry – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The New York Giants got worse this week when they released cornerback James Bradberry. Their secondary now has just two documented starters – cornerback Adoree ‘Jackson and safety Xavier McKinney – and a series of question marks. Bradberry was the team’s top cornerback, but general manager Joe Schoen needed money to…

Why GM Joe Schoen’s first New York Giants draft changes the franchise feel – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – In the space of seven minutes Friday night, general manager Joe Schoen did something that should have made the New York Giants and their fans realize they finally have a chance. He swapped back (twice!) Before you could even blink in the second round of the 2022 NFL draft to add…

The Giants’ expected pick in the first round of the NFL Draft? Takle, cornerback top list – NFL Nation

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – General manager Joe Schoen has emphasized the many needs of the New York Giants every time he has spoken in public over the past month. He has insisted it will allow New York, which has No. 5 and No. 7 overall picks in the 2022 NFL draft, to take on the…