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New York Giants

Stadium: MetLife Stadium | Coach: Tom Coughlin
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense23rd113.6 (15th)219.1 (23rd)
Defense25th122.0 (20th)262.4 (24th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
20Amukamara, Prince CB6-02076/6/19894Nebraska
91Ayers, Robert DE6-32759/6/19856Tennessee
52Beason, Jon MLB6-02321/14/19858Miami (Fla.)
65Beatty, Will T6-63193/2/19856Connecticut
13Beckham, Odell WR5-1119811/5/1992RLouisiana State
34Berhe, Nat SS6-01947/6/1991RSan Diego State
31Bowman, Zack CB6-119611/18/19847Nebraska
73Brewer, James G6-633012/23/19874Indiana
96Bromley, Jay DT6-33105/28/1992RSyracuse
3Brown, Josh K6-02024/29/197912Nebraska
27Brown, Stevie FS5-112157/17/19875Michigan
71Brown, Charles T6-53004/10/19875USC
29Cox, Michael RB6-122211/14/19882Massachusetts
51DeOssie, Zak LS6-42495/24/19848Brown
35Demps, Quintin FS5-112086/29/19857Texas-El Paso
84Donnell, Larry TE6-626511/1/19882Grambling State
85Fells, Daniel TE6-42609/23/19837California-Davis
48Fenner, Chandler CB6-11897/6/19903Holy Cross
95Hankins, Johnathan DT6-23203/30/19922Ohio State
58Herzlich, Mark MLB6-42469/1/19874Boston College
33Hillis, Peyton RB6-22501/21/19867Arkansas
28Hosley, Jayron CB5-101789/18/19903Virginia Tech
45Hynoski, Henry FB6-126612/30/19884Pittsburgh
36Jackson, Bennett CB6-01929/16/1991RNotre Dame
99Jenkins, Cullen DT6-23051/20/198111Central Michigan
23Jennings, Rashad RB6-12313/26/19856Liberty
77Jerry, John G6-53406/14/19865Mississippi
59Kennard, Devon OLB6-32516/24/1991RUSC
94Kiwanuka, Mathias DE6-52673/8/19839Boston College
78Kuhn, Markus DT6-43035/5/19863North Carolina State
10Manning, Eli QB6-42181/3/198111Mississippi
53McClain, Jameel MLB6-12457/25/19857Syracuse
98Moore, Damontre DE6-52509/11/19922Texas A&M
75Mosley, Brandon G6-531812/21/19883Auburn
9Nassib, Ryan QB6-32233/10/19902Syracuse
15Ogletree, Kevin WR6-11958/5/19876Virginia
83Parker, Preston WR6-02002/13/19873North Alabama
93Patterson, Mike DT6-13009/1/198310USC
54Paysinger, Spencer OLB6-22366/28/19884Oregon
90Pierre-Paul, Jason DE6-52781/1/19895South Florida
67Pugh, Justin T6-43018/15/19902Syracuse
82Randle, Rueben WR6-22085/7/19913Louisiana State
61Reynolds, Dallas G6-43204/23/19843Brigham Young
70Richburg, Weston G6-32987/9/1991RColorado State
81Robinson, Adrien TE6-42649/23/19883Cincinnati
21Rodgers-Cromartie, Dominique CB6-21934/7/19867Tennessee State
26Rolle, Antrel SS6-020612/16/198210Miami (Fla.)
74Schwartz, Geoff G6-63407/11/19866Oregon
68Snyder, Adam T6-63251/30/198210Oregon
55Walton, J.D. C6-33053/24/19875Baylor
88Washington, Corey WR6-421412/29/1991RNewberry
5Weatherford, Steve P6-221012/17/19829Illinois
44Williams, Andre RB5-112308/28/1992RBoston College
57Williams, Jacquian OLB6-32317/20/19884South Florida
72Wynn, Kerry DE6-52642/12/1991RRichmond
Injured Players
80Cruz, Victor (IR) WR6-020411/11/19865Massachusetts
79Gaines, Rogers (IR) T6-62396/24/19891Tennessee State
18Harris, Marcus (IR) WR6-11878/1/19891Murray State
48Howard, Travis (IR) CB6-120011/24/19891Ohio State
12Jernigan, Jerrel (IR) WR5-81896/14/19894Troy
70Kropog, Troy (IR) T6-62957/31/19864Tulane
38McBride, Trumaine (IR) CB5-91859/24/19857Mississippi
30Taylor, Cooper (IR) SAF6-42284/14/19902Richmond
24Thurmond, Walter (IR) CB5-111908/12/19875Oregon
22Wilson, David (IR) RB5-92056/15/19913Virginia Tech
Practice Squad
67Becton, Nick T6-63232/11/19902Virginia Tech
84Criner, Juron WR6-322012/12/19893Arizona
48Cunningham, Jerome TE6-42405/25/1991RSouthern Connecticut State
48Davidson, James LB6-324211/1/1990RTexas-El Paso
44Fields, Carlos LB6-123810/3/1990RWinston-Salem State
75Hamilton, Dominique DT6-53151/18/19891Missouri
44Hampton, Victor CB5-91973/12/1992RSouth Carolina
13Harper, Chris WR6-12289/10/19892Kansas State
62Herman, Eric G6-432010/5/19892Ohio U.
19Talley, Julian WR6-11926/9/19892Massachusetts
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
N.Y. Giants6-5307.76-3287.226.62135
 
 
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Position Listing
Rashad Jennings
News
Giants coach Tom Coughlin said running back Rashad Jennings will miss his second straight game Sunday with a sprained MCL in his left knee, reports The Star-Ledger. With the Giants on a bye Week 8, Coughlin hopes Jennings will return for their Week 9 Monday night game against the Colts.

"I can't tell you that for sure, but we hope [so]," Coughlin said.

Rookie Andre Williams will start again Sunday at Dallas.

Injury
Knee - Missed Week 7 at Dallas
Andre Williams
News
Giants running back Andre Williams doesn't do much Week 7 against the Cowboys.

For the most part, Dallas did a good job shutting down the rookie runner. Williams managed to gain 51 yards on 18 carries. He averaged just 2.8 yards per carry. Williams was targeted in the passing game three times, but failed to come up with any catches. Williams will continue to carry the load while Rashad Jennings remains sidelined. 

Williams is on a bye Week 8.

Josh Brown
News
Giants kicker Josh Brown did not receive a field goal attempt Week 7.

Brown did manage to hit all his extra point attempts during the game, but that was it. Aside from kickoffs, that was the only work Brown put in Sunday. He's on a bye Week 8.

Mathias Kiwanuka
News
The Giants restructured defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka's contract to create approximately $2 million worth of cap space on Monday, according to the USA Today.

Kiwanuka had 45 tackles, six sacks and two forced fumbles last season with the Giants.
Kerry Wynn
News
The Giants have made RB Rashad Jennings, OL Adam Snyder, DE Kerry Wynn, OL James Brewer, OL Brandon Mosley, DT Jay Bromley and WR Corey Washington inactive Week 7 against the Cowboys. 

Jennings was the only player listed on the injury report coming into the contest. He was ruled out prior to Sunday. The other six players are healthy scratches. 

Markus Kuhn
News
Giants defensive lineman Markus Kuhn is officially probable for Week 3 against the Texans, after getting through the week in practice without limitation due to an ankle injury.
Rueben Randle
News
The Giants will begin life without top wide receiver Victor Cruz Week 7 at Dallas, leaving Rueben Randle and Odell Beckham to pick up the slack. So should you be looking to start them in Fantasy?

In Beckham's case, not yet. The rookie will be playing in only his third game after missing the first four with a hamstring injury, but as the 12th overall pick in the draft, he obviously has the potential to be an impact player. Let's just see him put together a 50-yard game first.

Randle is a different story because he was already a major part of the passing game before Cruz went down, actually leading the Giants in targets with 49. He's gotten at least nine in each of the last four games.

Of course, he doesn't have the yardage to show for it, so at least in standard leagues (as in non-PPR), he's still an iffy option. He probably will pick up some of Cruz's slack and become a more advisable option across the board, but this isn't the best matchup to test him out. Though the Cowboys rank a modest 12th against the pass, they've allowed the third-fewest Fantasy points per game this season.

Both Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard rank Randle right around 30th at wide receiver for this week.

Kevin Ogletree
News
The Giants will sign wide receiver Kevin Ogletree, Pro Football Talk reports.

Ogletree will provide depth to the Giants' wide-receiver corps after Victor Cruz was lost for the season due to a Week 6 knee injury. Ogletree has caught 78 passes for 999 yards and six touchdowns in 62 games over five seasons.

James Davidson
News
The Bengals waived linebacker J.K. Schaffer (concussion) and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks (thumb) with injury designations. Cincy also waived linebacker James Davidson and quarterback Matt Scott to reach the 75-man roster limit.
Cooper Taylor
News
According to ESPN, the following players are not expected to dress for the Giants Friday night against the Jets: Odell Beckham, Prince Amukamara, Charles Brown, Jayron Hosley, Trindon Holliday, James Brewer, Peyton Hillis, Xavier Grimble, Jon Beason and Cooper Taylor.
Injury
Toe - IR. Out for season
Larry Donnell
News
After catching just one pass in his previous two games combined, Giants tight end Larry Donnell got back on track Week 7 at Dallas, catching seven passes for a season-high 90 yards.

Considering it was the Giants' first game without star wide receiver Victor Cruz, Donnell was expected to play a bigger role in the passing game, but a resurgence of this magnitude should remind us all how he came to be owned in 83 percent of Fantasy leagues in the first place. Over the first four weeks, he averaged 6.3 catches for 59 yards, scoring four touchdowns.

One potential pitfall for Donnell is that he lost two fumbles in Week 7, giving him three fumbles lost for the season, but with so few tight ends capable of his kind of production in a given week, the Giants would have to suggest his playing time is in jeopardy for me to pass on Donnell in Fantasy.

His production fell when rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham entered the mix in Week 4. Now that Cruz is out of the mix, Donnell's production figures to rise again.

Stevie Brown
News
Giants safety Quintin Demps practiced with the first-team defense Tuesday and it appears he will replace Stevie Brown in the starting lineup at free safety Thursday at Washington after Brown was benched Sunday against the Texans.

"We're looking at all the possibilities. We're just trying to get better," defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said, per NJ.com. "It was an internal Giants decision [to make the switch] and I'll just leave it at that."

James Brewer
News
The Giants have made RB Rashad Jennings, OL Adam Snyder, DE Kerry Wynn, OL James Brewer, OL Brandon Mosley, DT Jay Bromley and WR Corey Washington inactive Week 7 against the Cowboys. 

Jennings was the only player listed on the injury report coming into the contest. He was ruled out prior to Sunday. The other six players are healthy scratches. 

Eric Herman
News
The Giants signed offensive lineman Eric Herman to their practice squad and waived offensive lineman Mark Asper. Herman had been waived Friday following his early reinstatement from a four-game suspension, reports the New York Daily News.
Victor Cruz
News
As expected, the Giants placed wideout Victor Cruz on season-ending injured reserve. He tore his patella tendon in Sunday's loss at Philadelphia.
Injury
Knee - IR. Out for season
John Jerry
News
Giants left tackle Will Beatty (leg), guard John Jerry (knee) and receiver Mario Manningham (knee) all will be limited during training camp, reports ESPN. The Giants' first practice is Tuesday.
Odell Beckham
News
Only three games into his career, Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham has emerged as one of quarterback Eli Manning's favorite red-zone targets, which is especially good news with another one of his favorite red-zone targets, Victor Cruz, lost for the season with a knee injury.

Beckham didn't have a lot of chances Week 7 at Dallas, but he made the most of the ones he got, scoring on catches of 9 and 5 yards. In all, he had four catches for 34 yards. His six targets were third-most on the team, behind wide receiver Rueben Randle's nine and tight end Larry Donnell's seven.

The six targets were a season high for Beckham. He has yet to catch more than four passes for more than 44 yards, but because he keeps getting looks in the end zone, he's worth adding in Fantasy even if it's just to stash him on your bench until you're ready to put your trust in him.

Corey Washington
News
The Giants have made RB Rashad Jennings, OL Adam Snyder, DE Kerry Wynn, OL James Brewer, OL Brandon Mosley, DT Jay Bromley and WR Corey Washington inactive Week 7 against the Cowboys. 

Jennings was the only player listed on the injury report coming into the contest. He was ruled out prior to Sunday. The other six players are healthy scratches. 

Jerome Cunningham
News
The Giants waived or released kicker Brandon McManus, tight end Jerome Cunningham, defensive backs Charles James and Ross Weaver, defensive end Emmanuel Dieke, linebackers Spencer Adkins and Justin Anderson, and safety Kyle Sebetic.

The Giants also waived rookie tight end Xavier Grimble (hamstring) with an injury designation.

Jason Pierre-Paul
News
Despite surrendering more than 400 yards, the Giants had a pretty strong defensive effort during a 30-17 win Week 3 vs. Houston.

The Texans did finish with 411 yards (119 rushing) and were playing without star running back Arian Foster (hamstring). But the Giants held Houston to no points, four first downs and 83 yards in the first half. 

Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, safety Antrel Rolle and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie each had an interception Sunday. Linebacker Jameel McClain led the team with 11 tackles (nine solo). Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was second on the team with seven tackles (five solo). Amukamara and Rodgers-Cromartie each had two pass defenses.

The Giants are back in action Thursday at Washington.

Jayron Hosley
News
With Walter Thurmond (pectoral) and Trumaine McBride (thumb) on injured reserve, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Jayron Hosley will be the next player getting the chance to lock down the role as the team's nickel corner.

"He will have an opportunity," Coughlin said, per the New York Daily News.

Adrien Robinson
News
The Giants got several minor contributions in their Week 6 loss at Philadelphia. Backup running back Peyton Hillis carried five times for 24 yards and caught three of five targets for 28 yards. Tight end Daniel Fells caught two passes for 40 yards but lost a fumble, while tight end Adrien Robinson had a 29-yard catch on two targets.

Wideout Preston Parker had a 6-yard catch.

Johnathan Hankins
News
Giants defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins is poised for a breakout season in his second year, according to the team's website. With Linval Joseph's departure, Hankins will play a lot more and "provide upper-echelon play at defensive tackle down in and down out," the website said.

A second-round pick out of Ohio State, Hankins played in 11 games last year, making 16 tackles.

Jon Beason
News
Giants linebacker Jon Beason will not return Week 7.

Beason is dealing with a toe injury. He had an MRI on his toe, which came back negative. Despite that, the team has opted to keep him out for the rest of the contest. 

Injury
Toe - Left Week 7 at Dallas
Mike Patterson
News
According to ESPN, the following players will not suit up for the Giants Saturday night against the Colts in preseason action: Odell Beckham, Trindon Holliday, Jayron Hosley, Peyton Hillis, Daniel Fells, Xavier Grimble and Mike Patterson.
Daniel Fells
News
The Giants backup pass catchers did little Week 7 against the Cowboys.

Rueben Randle had a decent game. He caught six passes for 74 yards. He was overshadowed in the red zone by teammate Odell Beckham Jr. during the contest. Randle did receive a team-high nine targets.

Daniel Fells only caught one pass, but made it count. In the second quarter, Fells grabbed a 27 yard touchdown from Eli Manning. Preston Parker caught two passes, gaining 19 yards. 

All three players are on a bye Week 8.

Carlos Fields
News
The Giants signed cornerback Victor Hampton and linebacker Carlos Fields to the practice squad Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports.
Eli Manning
News
Playing his first game without star wide receiver Victor Cruz, who's out for the season with a torn patella tendon, Giants quarterback Eli Manning still managed to bounce back from arguably his worst game of the season with one of his best Week 7 at Dallas, completing 21 of 33 passes for 248 yards and three touchdowns.

It was his fifth game in six with multiple touchdown passes and his second with at least three. And he did it against a defense that had generally kept quarterbacks out of the end zone, recording nearly as many interceptions (seven) as it had allowed touchdown passes (eight) prior to Week 7.

Though two of his touchdown passes went to rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham, who wasn't even available to him the first four weeks, Manning did a nice job of spreading the ball around. None of the touchdowns went to his two leading receivers, Larry Donnell and Rueben Randle.

Judging by this performance, Manning knows how to make use of the weapons the Giants have and doesn't need Cruz to remain successful in Fantasy. His bad games can be really bad, but his good games have been frequent enough for you to give him another shot when he returns from a bye Week 9 against Indianapolis.

Robert Ayers
News
Giants defensive end Robert Ayers, who was questionable with a neck injury, is active for Sunday night's game at the Eagles. Also suiting up are cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle, hamstring) and punter Steve Weatherford (ankle). They were listed as probable.
Adam Snyder
News
The Giants have made RB Rashad Jennings, OL Adam Snyder, DE Kerry Wynn, OL James Brewer, OL Brandon Mosley, DT Jay Bromley and WR Corey Washington inactive Week 7 against the Cowboys. 

Jennings was the only player listed on the injury report coming into the contest. He was ruled out prior to Sunday. The other six players are healthy scratches. 

Dominique Hamilton
News
The Chiefs have announced their final round of cuts and other moves to reach the league-mandated roster of 53 players.

Among the offensive players let go are fullback Jordan Campbell, wide receivers Fred Williams and Mark Harrison, guard Ricky Henry, tackle J'Marcus Webb and running back Charcandrick West.

The defensive players gone from the roster are safeties Jonathon Amaya and Malcolm Bronson, linemen Dominique Hamilton, Kyle Love and Kona Schwenke, linebackers Alonzo Highsmith, Devan Walker and Nico Johnson and cornerbacks Justin Rogers and DeMarcus Van Dyke .

The Chiefs have also placed Tyler Bray and Kyle Williams on IR and Mike Catapano on the non-football injury list.

Chris Harper
News
The Giants signed receiver Chris Harper to their practice squad and released wideout Travis Harvey from the squad, reports The Record.
Ryan Nassib
News
Giants backup quarterback Ryan Nassib finished up Sunday night's 27-0 loss to the Eagles. Although he took two sacks, Nassib completed 4 of 5 passes for 60 yards without a turnover.

He'll go back to the bench for Week 7 at Dallas.

Juron Criner
News
The Giants signed wideout Juron Criner to their practice squad. He made 19 catches for the Raiders the past two seasons.
Cullen Jenkins
News
Giants defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins is doubtful to return Week 7 against the Cowboys. 

Jenkins is dealing with a calf strain. He left the game, and was being examined by trainers on the sidelines. Jenkins did not record any stats before leaving the contest. 

Injury
Calf - Left Week 7 at Dallas
Prince Amukamara
News
Despite surrendering more than 400 yards, the Giants had a pretty strong defensive effort during a 30-17 win Week 3 vs. Houston.

The Texans did finish with 411 yards (119 rushing) and were playing without star running back Arian Foster (hamstring). But the Giants held Houston to no points, four first downs and 83 yards in the first half. 

Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, safety Antrel Rolle and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie each had an interception Sunday. Linebacker Jameel McClain led the team with 11 tackles (nine solo). Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was second on the team with seven tackles (five solo). Amukamara and Rodgers-Cromartie each had two pass defenses.

The Giants are back in action Thursday at Washington.

Weston Richburg
News
Giants rookie Weston Richburg, a second-round pick from Colorado State, is expected to step in for injured left guard Geoff Schwartz, reports the New York Post. Schwartz dislocated his toe in Friday's game and will be out anywhere from 4-6 weeks to the entire season, the paper said.

Schwartz will meet with a foot specialist this week.

Richburg had been competing with Brandon Mosley at right guard, but now it appears both will be forced to start, the paper said.

Henry Hynoski
News
Giants backup runners Peyton Hillis and Henry Hynoski saw some time Thursday against Washington.

Hillis received eight carries in mop up duty, picking up 31 yards. He saw all of his action in the fourth quarter. Hynoski managed to pick up 1 yard on his only carry.

Both players will take on the Falcons Week 5. 

Bennett Jackson
News
The Giants filled seven of their 10 practice squad spots, signing running back Michael Cox, cornerbacks Bennett Jackson and Chandler Fenner, linebacker Dan Fox, defensive end Jordan Stanton, receiver Julian Talley and offensive tackle Nick Becton.
Jay Bromley
News
The Giants have made RB Rashad Jennings, OL Adam Snyder, DE Kerry Wynn, OL James Brewer, OL Brandon Mosley, DT Jay Bromley and WR Corey Washington inactive Week 7 against the Cowboys. 

Jennings was the only player listed on the injury report coming into the contest. He was ruled out prior to Sunday. The other six players are healthy scratches. 

Travis Howard
News
The Giants waived/injured cornerback Travis Howard with a knee injury and signed corner Chandler Fenner, who spent last season on the Seahawks' IR with a knee injury.
Injury
Troy Kropog
News
The Giants signed offensive tackle Adam Gress and placed offensive tackle Troy Kropog on injured reserve. Gess is a rookie free agent from Penn State. Kropog suffered a foot injury in practice.
Injury
Rogers Gaines
News
The Giants made a slew of moves Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.

The players on that list are DT Kelcy Quarles, QB Curtis Painter, FB John Conner, TE Kellen Davis, DE Israel Idonije, CB Bennett Jackson, OT Rogers Gaines, RB Michael Cox, WR Julian Talley, RB Kendall Gaskins, OT Mark Asper, OT Adam Gress, G Jamaal Johnson-Webb, LB Terrell Manning, LB Dan Fox, DB Chandler Fenner, DB Thomas Gordon, DT Kelcy Quarles and DE Jordan Stanton.
Injury
Nat Berhe
News
Giants coach Tom Coughlin addressed Monday why he decided to bench veteran Stevie Brown in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Texans in favor of rookie Nat Berhe

"We made a position change there. That's all I'm going to say about that. He was not hurt," Coughlin said of Brown, per the New York Daily News.

Antrel Rolle
News
Despite surrendering more than 400 yards, the Giants had a pretty strong defensive effort during a 30-17 win Week 3 vs. Houston.

The Texans did finish with 411 yards (119 rushing) and were playing without star running back Arian Foster (hamstring). But the Giants held Houston to no points, four first downs and 83 yards in the first half. 

Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, safety Antrel Rolle and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie each had an interception Sunday. Linebacker Jameel McClain led the team with 11 tackles (nine solo). Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was second on the team with seven tackles (five solo). Amukamara and Rodgers-Cromartie each had two pass defenses.

The Giants are back in action Thursday at Washington.

Peyton Hillis
News
Giants running back Peyton Hillis received limited work Week 7 against the Cowboys.

Hillis gained 29 yards on six carries. He caught one ball for 4 yards during the contest. Hillis wasn't a big factor, and was the clear backup to rookie Andre Williams. Hillis is on a bye Week 8.

Charles Brown
News
Giants wide receiver Julian Talley, linebacker Jon Beason, tackle Adam Snyder, tackle Charles Brown, defensive end Kerry Wynn, guard James Brewer and defensive tackle Jay Bromley were all ruled inactive Week 5 vs. Atlanta.
Preston Parker
News
How do the Giants replace Victor Cruz? Quarterback Eli Manning said the team must move on and figure out its best lineups without Cruz, who tore his patella tendon Sunday night at Philadelphia.

"What are going to be our best formations? What are going to be our best ways of putting people in position to do what they do best that will help out the team?" Manning told the team's website. "We have to be smart and creative with that and make sure guys, when they are on the field, are going to be able to play fast and know exactly what they are doing."

Coach Tom Coughlin called Cruz "a very, very, positive and popular young man who has meant an awful lot to this franchise. Just by virtue of his work ethic and the fact that he is a Pro Bowl playmaker. It is another test for the team. I was going to say the offensive side of the ball, but really for our team."

Cruz ranked third on the team with 23 catches for 337 yards and a touchdown. The website said Rueben Randle unofficially becomes the No. 1 receiver with rookie Odell Beckham Jr., Preston Parker and untested Corey Washington also helping fill the void.

"I think Preston Parker has demonstrated he can play inside, and he can play outside," Coughlin said. "The issue with Preston Parker has been the ball security issue, but as far as his learning multiple positions, he has done that. Corey Washington has played basically on the outside and has done a pretty good job of learning. He practices throughout the week with multiple reps, whatever day it might be. Even in a two-minute drill, he takes reps. He has had multiple opportunities to work."
Damontre Moore
News
After losing defensive end Justin Tuck to the Raiders, the Giants are hoping 2013 third-round pick Damontre Moore "can make a big leap and be an impact/breakout player at defensive end on the side opposite Jason Pierre-Paul," reports ESPN.com. Moore barely made an impact as a rookie, finishing with 11 tackles and a forced fumble in 15 games.

The report called Moore "a high-energy athlete capable of making plays" but noted he "still made far too many mistakes in practice, even late in the year."

Jacquian Williams
News
Giants defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins (Achilles, knee), tackle David Diehl (thumb), linebacker Mark Herzlich (toe), defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (knee), defensive tackle Shaun Rogers (back), safety Cooper Taylor (shoulder), cornerback Terrell Thomas (knee) and linebacker Jacquian Williams (knee) were all cleared to play Week 5 vs. Philadelphia. Jenkins, who was listed as questionable, was the only player not probable.
Julian Talley
News
Giants wide receiver Julian Talley, linebacker Jon Beason, tackle Adam Snyder, tackle Charles Brown, defensive end Kerry Wynn, guard James Brewer and defensive tackle Jay Bromley were all ruled inactive Week 5 vs. Atlanta.
Mark Herzlich
News
The Giants are missing a handful of defensive contributors in Week 6 against the Bears Thursday, but five of eight players listed on the injury report from that side of the ball were able to play.

Defensive back Terrell Thomas (knee), defensive linemen Damontre Moore (hamstring) and Linval Joseph (ankle), and linebackers Mark Herzlich (toe) and Zak DeOssie (back) were all able to play through their injuries Thursday. 

Brandon Mosley
News
The Giants have made RB Rashad Jennings, OL Adam Snyder, DE Kerry Wynn, OL James Brewer, OL Brandon Mosley, DT Jay Bromley and WR Corey Washington inactive Week 7 against the Cowboys. 

Jennings was the only player listed on the injury report coming into the contest. He was ruled out prior to Sunday. The other six players are healthy scratches. 

Walter Thurmond
News
The Giants announced Tuesday they placed cornerback Walter Thurmond (pectoral) and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (foot) on season-ending injured reserve. 

Thurmond had surgery Tuesday for a torn pectoral muscle and will need 3-4 months recovery. Jernigan has a mid-foot sprain, but he will not need surgery. There is no timetable for his recovery.

The Giants filled the openings on the roster by promoting wide receiver Julian Talley and linebacker Dan Fox from the practice squad.

Injury
Steve Weatherford
News
Giants linebacker Jon Beason (toe) and punter Steve Weatherford (left ankle) were the only players on the injury report to practice in full on Friday. Both players were deemed probable for Week 7 at Dallas, per the team's official website.

Meanwhile, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle, hamstring) and linebacker Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) were limited participants on Friday, leaving them questionable for Sunday. As expected, running back Rashad Jennings (knee) was the only player on the injury report to be ruled out for Week 7.

Will Beatty
News
Giants coach Tom Coughlin expects left tackle Will Beatty to play Saturday against the Colts, reports Newsday. Beatty broke his leg in last year's regular-season finale and originally was not expected to suit up until the third preseason game.
Nick Becton
News
The Giants filled seven of their 10 practice squad spots, signing running back Michael Cox, cornerbacks Bennett Jackson and Chandler Fenner, linebacker Dan Fox, defensive end Jordan Stanton, receiver Julian Talley and offensive tackle Nick Becton.
Trumaine McBride
News
The Giants placed cornerback Trumaine McBride (thumb) on injured reserve Tuesday. McBride underwent surgery Monday after injuring his thumb in Week 6.
Injury
Thumb - IR. Out for season
Spencer Paysinger
News
The Giants will have their injured players Week 7 against the Cowboys.

Jon Beason, Spencer Paysinger, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Steve Weatherford are all active coming into the contest. Beason and Weatherford came into the game listed as probable. Paysinger and Rodgers-Cromartie were questionable. 

Devon Kennard
News
The Giants have deemed three players questionable for their Sunday game against Atlanta. They make up three-fourths of their Friday injury report.

Those so designated are linebackers Devon Kennard (hamstring) and Jon Beason (foot/toe) and wide receiver Odell Beckham (hamstring). Punter Steve Weatherford (ankle) is probable.

Chandler Fenner
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The Giants signed defensive back Chandler Fenner Saturday, waiving linebacker Dan Fox in a corresponding move. Fox was active for two games but didn't see any playing time.
Marcus Harris
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Giants wide receiver Marcus Harris was forced out of Friday's preseason game against the Jets with a shoulder injury, according to the New York Daily News. Harris saw some snaps with the first-team offense before sustaining the injury in the first half. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
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Shoulder - IR. Out for season
Quintin Demps
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Giants safety Quintin Demps practiced with the first-team defense Tuesday and it appears he will replace Stevie Brown in the starting lineup at free safety Thursday at Washington after Brown was benched Sunday against the Texans.

"We're looking at all the possibilities. We're just trying to get better," defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said, per NJ.com. "It was an internal Giants decision [to make the switch] and I'll just leave it at that."

David Wilson
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The Giants announced a few roster moves Tuesday.

The most notable is that running back David Wilson cleared waivers and was placed on injured reserve. Wilson announced his retirement Monday due to diffuse cervical stenosis.

The Giants also signed defensive end Israel Idonije and tight end Jerome Cunningham, while waiving defensive end Kendrick Adams.

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Michael Cox
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The Giants promoted running back Michael Cox from the practice squad to the active roster. The team also added cornerback Jayron Hosley, whose roster exemption expired Monday. Hosley served a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
Geoff Schwartz
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Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz, who is on short-term IR due to a toe injury, is getting closer to practicing, per NJ.com. He is already running, but Schwartz is awaiting clearance from the training staff for light practice this week.

Schwartz is hoping to return following the team's Week 8 bye.

"I'm just following the protocol [the training staff has] set out for me and when they tell me that I'm ready to go, I'll be ready to go," Schwartz said. "I really can't put a date on it. Thursday's the first day I'm allowed to be back, so that's kind of what I'm shooting for."

Justin Pugh
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Giants right tackle Justin Pugh has bulked up to 315 pounds, reports The Star-Ledger. "I put on about 10 pounds," Pugh told the paper. "I feel very good. I'm stronger than ever and now we're going to start running -- get that going. Continue to get better and continue to work hard."

The 6-4 Pugh played his rookie season at a little over 300 pounds. Pugh said he did not add the weight for a potential move to guard.

Zak DeOssie
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The Giants are missing a handful of defensive contributors in Week 6 against the Bears Thursday, but five of eight players listed on the injury report from that side of the ball were able to play.

Defensive back Terrell Thomas (knee), defensive linemen Damontre Moore (hamstring) and Linval Joseph (ankle), and linebackers Mark Herzlich (toe) and Zak DeOssie (back) were all able to play through their injuries Thursday. 

Dallas Reynolds
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The Giants tendered offensive lineman Dallas Reynolds, an exclusive rights free agent, reports the New York Daily News. The decision was a no-brainer because the team must pay Reynolds only the NFL minimum to retain him, the report said.
Victor Hampton
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The Giants signed cornerback Victor Hampton and linebacker Carlos Fields to the practice squad Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports.
J.D. Walton
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J.D. Walton was the starting center when the Giants opened OTAs, according to the team's website. Second-round pick Weston Richburg worked with the second team.
Zack Bowman
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The possible absence of fellow Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie would place Zack Bowman front and center Sunday against Dallas And that could mean an individual battle against Cowboys stud receiver Dez Bryant.

Bryant has 36 catches for 439 yards and four touchdowns through six games, but Bowman is expressing admiration, not fear.

"He has a phenomenal mindset when it comes to the ball," Bowman told NJ.com. "Obviously, it's going to be about just going out there to compete, to try and out-compete him. We have a nice game plan for the Cowboys."

Bowman, who has been used mostly on special teams this season, is embracing a potentially expanded role.

"It won't be tough," he said. "Obviously we have a mentality for the next guy up. It's not my first rodeo. I've played in games before. Like I said, it's about being confident and knowing what I'm doing out there."

Jameel McClain
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Despite surrendering more than 400 yards, the Giants had a pretty strong defensive effort during a 30-17 win Week 3 vs. Houston.

The Texans did finish with 411 yards (119 rushing) and were playing without star running back Arian Foster (hamstring). But the Giants held Houston to no points, four first downs and 83 yards in the first half. 

Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, safety Antrel Rolle and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie each had an interception Sunday. Linebacker Jameel McClain led the team with 11 tackles (nine solo). Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was second on the team with seven tackles (five solo). Amukamara and Rodgers-Cromartie each had two pass defenses.

The Giants are back in action Thursday at Washington.

Jerrel Jernigan
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The Giants announced Tuesday they placed cornerback Walter Thurmond (pectoral) and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan (foot) on season-ending injured reserve. 

Thurmond had surgery Tuesday for a torn pectoral muscle and will need 3-4 months recovery. Jernigan has a mid-foot sprain, but he will not need surgery. There is no timetable for his recovery.

The Giants filled the openings on the roster by promoting wide receiver Julian Talley and linebacker Dan Fox from the practice squad.

Injury
Foot - IR. Out for season
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
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Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie believes he can play Sunday at Dallas, but only if he practices Friday, per the New York Daily News.

Rodgers-Cromartie, who left the Week 6 game against Philadelphia with back spasms, has yet to practice this week. He is battling ankle and hamstring issues.

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