New York Giants

Stadium: MetLife Stadium | Coach: Ben McAdoo
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense25th88.2 (29th)242.4 (17th)
Defense10th88.6 (3rd)251.1 (23rd)
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33Adams, Andrew FS5-1120210/28/19922Connecticut
89Adams, Jerell TE6-524712/31/19922South Carolina
24Apple, Eli CB6-11998/9/19952Ohio State
65Beatty, Will (FA) T6-63193/2/19859Connecticut
13Beckham, Odell WR5-1119811/5/19924Louisiana State
29Berhe, Nat FS6-01947/6/19914San Diego State
 Blake, Valentino DB5-91988/9/19906Texas-El Paso
 Bowie, Michael T6-53209/25/19913Northeastern State (Okla.)
96Bromley, Jay DT6-33065/28/19924Syracuse
52Casillas, Jonathan OLB6-12276/3/19879Wisconsin
21Collins, Landon SS6-02251/10/19943Alabama
80Cruz, Victor (FA) WR6-020411/11/19868Massachusetts
26Darkwa, Orleans RB6-02152/28/19924Tulane
51DeOssie, Zak LS6-42495/24/198411Brown
38Deayon, Donte DB5-91581/28/19941Boise State
84Donnell, Larry (FA) TE6-626511/1/19885Grambling State
 Draughn, Shaun RB5-1120512/7/19876North Carolina
83Edwards, Ben WR6-02004/10/19922Richmond
 Ellison, Rhett TE6-525010/3/19886USC
74Flowers, Ereck T6-63294/25/19943Miami (Fla.)
 Fluker, D.J. T6-53393/13/19915Alabama
 Gettis, Adam G6-230512/9/19885Iowa
93Goodson, B.J. OLB6-02425/29/19932Clemson
 Grant, Curtis LB6-224012/28/19921Ohio State
 Halapio, Jon G6-23206/23/19911Florida
25Hall, Leon (FA) DB5-1119512/9/198410Michigan
95Hankins, Johnathan (FA) DT6-23203/30/19925Ohio State
17Harris, Dwayne WR5-102029/16/19877East Carolina
98Harrison, Damon DT6-435011/29/19886William Penn
68Hart, Bobby T6-43348/21/19943Florida State
94Herzlich, Mark OLB6-42469/1/19877Boston College
 Holmes, Khaled C6-33091/19/19903USC
 Hunter, Michael CB6-01864/19/19931Oklahoma State
20Jenkins, Janoris CB5-1019810/29/19886North Alabama
23Jennings, Rashad (FA) RB6-12313/26/19859Liberty
77Jerry, John G6-53406/14/19868Mississippi
8Johnson, Josh QB6-32155/15/19867San Diego
46Johnson, Will (FA) RB6-224011/14/19886West Virginia
69Jones, Brett G6-23187/29/19913Regina (Canada)
59Kennard, Devon OLB6-32516/24/19914USC
15King, Tavarres WR6-12007/14/19903Georgia
81LaCosse, Matt TE6-52619/21/19922Illinois
82Lewis, Roger WR6-019611/27/19932Bowling Green State
10Manning, Eli QB6-42181/3/198114Mississippi
71Maponga, Stansly DE6-22653/5/19914Texas Christian
 Marshall, Brandon WR6-42303/23/198412Central Florida
 Moore, Rahim DB6-11952/11/19905UCLA
 Murphy, Ryan DB6-021410/14/19921Oregon State
12Nassib, Ryan (FA) QB6-22233/10/19905Syracuse
 Norwood, Kevin WR6-22109/23/19893Alabama
58Odighizuwa, Owa DE6-32704/1/19923UCLA
78Okwara, Romeo DE6-52656/17/19952Notre Dame
28Perkins, Paul RB5-1020811/16/19942UCLA
90Pierre-Paul, Jason DE6-52781/1/19898South Florida
 Pinkins, Eric DB6-32308/7/19913San Diego State
86Powe, Darius WR6-32203/15/19941California
67Pugh, Justin G6-43018/15/19905Syracuse
 Rainey, Bobby (FA) RB5-821210/16/19876Western Kentucky
70Richburg, Weston C6-32987/9/19914Colorado State
57Robinson, Keenan LB6-32387/7/19896Texas
41Rodgers-Cromartie, Dominique CB6-21934/7/198610Tennessee State
 Rosas, Aldrick K6-219512/30/1994RSouthern Oregon
87Shepard, Sterling WR5-101942/10/19932Oklahoma
91Sheppard, Kelvin (FA) MLB6-22491/2/19887Louisiana State
 Skinner, Deontae LB6-225012/18/19903Mississippi State
 Smith, Geno QB6-322110/10/19905West Virginia
55Thomas, J.T. OLB6-12368/15/19887West Virginia
99Thomas, Robert NT6-33252/18/19912Arkansas
27Thompson, Darian FS6-12139/22/19932Boise State
22Thompson, Mykkele DB6-01934/22/19933Texas
45Tye, Will TE6-226211/4/19913Stony Brook
34Vereen, Shane RB5-102053/2/19897California
54Vernon, Olivier DE6-227510/7/19906Miami (Fla.)
 Virgies, Daryl RB5-11217//RLynchburg College
31Wade, Trevin (FA) CB5-101908/1/19896Arizona
 Wallace, Martin T6-63114/22/19902Temple
 Wenning, Keith QB6-32252/14/19911Ball State
49Whitlock, Nikita FB5-102505/16/19913Wake Forest
 Williams, Jordan DE6-42763/23/19931Tennessee
97Williams, Ishaq DE6-42532/22/19931Notre Dame
 Wing, Brad P6-32051/27/19914Louisiana State
44Winn, George RB5-1121511/10/19903Cincinnati
72Wynn, Kerry DE6-52642/12/19914Richmond
Injured Players
47Unga, Uani' (IR) LB6-123312/28/19872Brigham Young
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
N.Y. Giants6-4321.76-3284.325.72136
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Position Listing
Ryan Murphy
The Seahawks have six of their eight draft picks under contract.

Picks that have signed are:

Fourth-round guard Terry Poole, fourth-round guard Mark Glowinski, sixth-round defensive end Obum Gwacham, fifth-round cornerback Tye Smith, sixth-round center Kristjan Sokoli and seventh-round safety Ryan Murphy.

The only picks yet to sign with the team are second-round defensive end Frank Clark and third-round receiver Tyler Lockett.

Geno Smith
Smith (knee) made his one-year deal with the Giants official after passing his physical Monday, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

Smith is coming off a torn ACL suffered in Week 7 of last season, but after medical testing revealed no red flags with his condition, the former Jets quarterback has now officially switched his New York colors. According to Smith, he expects be ready by the time training camp rolls around, which bodes well for his chance of securing the Giants' No. 2 gig behind starter Eli Manning, who is yet to miss a single start in his 13-year career due to injury.

Knee - ACL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Rashad Jennings
Jennings was released by the Giants on Monday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

Jennings had a disappointing season in 2016. He entered the season as the Giants' top running back but produced just 794 total yards while having the lowest yards per catch of his career and the lowest yards per carry average since joining the Giants in 2014. His release gives the Giants an extra $2.5 million in cap space and leaves Paul Perkins and Shane Vereen as the team's top running backs. Jennings is now free to sign with any team.

Michael Hunter
No Updates
Kerry Wynn
Wynn (concussion) was free from Wednesday's injury report.

Wynn missed the previous two games due to a concussion. His absence from Wednesday's injury report seemingly indicates he has passed the team's concussion protocol, however their has been no official word. The 25-year-old does appear on track for a return in Week 11 though.

Matt LaCosse
Lacosse (knee) resigned with the Giants on Tuesday, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

Lacosse missed the entirety of last season with a torn ACL and only played in two games during his 2015 rookie season, so he has much to prove before becoming a factor in the Giants offense.

Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Paul Perkins
Perkins is poised for a larger workload during the 2017 season following the release of Rashad Jennings on Monday, reports.

Perkins bided his time as a rookie behind Jennings and Shane Vereen, earning his first touches in Week 4 and reaching the Giants' Week 8 bye with just eight rushes and six receptions to his name. Once November rolled around, though, he was allotted double-digit carries in six of 10 games (including playoffs), the final two of which he acted as the starting running back. Moving forward, Perkins won't be shackled by the presence of Jennings, but pass-catching back Shane Vereen is still in the picture, assuming he recovers fully from surgery on his triceps and isn't a cap casualty in the coming months.

J.T. Thomas
Thomas was placed on injured reserve with torn ligaments in his knee.

Thomas was largely a special teams player, so his absence won't have an impact on the defense.

Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Nikita Whitlock
Whitlock (foot) has been suspended 10 games for a violation of the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.

Currently on injured reserve due to a mid-foot sprain, the fullback will serve the suspension whenever he receives a clean bill of health.

Suspension - Suspended for 10 games
Damon Harrison
Harrison had four solo tackles and one assist Sunday against the Packers.

Harrison proved to be a rock in the middle of the Giants defensive line and a nice source of tackles as an IDP. He had only 2.5 sacks, but 86 total tackles on the regular season.

Eli Apple
Apple had four solo tackles against the Packers Sunday.

Overall, it was a strong rookie season for Apple, and he should see even more snaps in 2017 playing opposite Janoris Jenkins with Rodgers-Cromartie guarding the slot.

Shaun Draughn
Draughn has agreed to terms on a contract with the Giants,'s Ian Rapoport reports.

Draughn entered last season as San Francisco's No. 2 running back, and while he proved to be a useful complement to Carlos Hyde on passing downs, the 29-year-old gained only 196 yards on 74 carries (2.6 YPC), dropping his career-long YPC to an ugly 3.2. This doesn't seem like a great fit, as the Giants already have a pair of solid pass-catching backs in Paul Perkins and Shane Vereen (triceps). Draughn could round out the depth chart while contributing on special teams, or he may be viewed as an insurance policy for Vereen. It's also possible Draughn will end up clawing for one of the final roster spots if the Giants add more talent in the backfield.

Will Tye
Tye re-signed with the Giants on Tuesday on a one-year, $615,000 contract, Ralph Vacchiano of reports.

Tye, the Giants' starting tight end a season ago, was one of three exclusive rights free agents that the team re-signed. The 25-year-old hauled in 48 passes for 395 yards and a touchdown last season and barring any offseason additions at the position, Tye looks positioned to open 2017 as a starter. The Giants reportedly have no intention of re-signing former starter Larry Donnell, who is an unrestricted free agent.

Martin Wallace
The Browns claimed two more players off waivers, wideout LaRon Byrd from the Cowboys and offensive lineman Caylin Hauptmann from the Seahawks. In addition, Cleveland waived offensive linemen Karim Barton and Martin Wallace and wideout Charles Johnson.
Orleans Darkwa
Darkwa will re-sign with the Giants on a one-year deal Thursday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

Darkwa was expected to hit the free agent market after not receiving a tender from the Giants, but ultimately was brought back for another year. The fourth-year back recorded only 111 yards rushing on 30 carries during 10 games in 2016, but he was a contributor on special teams and should continue to see action in that role. Darkwa would be slated to move up the depth chart if fellow running backs Paul Perkins or Shane Vereen were to suffer injuries.

Owa Odighizuwa
Odighizuwa (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's wild-card game against the Packers.

Odighizuwa's absence won't have too big of an impact on the Giants' defense, with Olivier Vernon and Kerry Wynn starting at defensive end.

Hamstring - Questionable for the start of training camp
Larry Donnell
Donnell will not be re-signed by the Giants this offseason, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports.

Donnell has spent all four of his professional seasons with the Giants, but he's failed to build on his faux-breakout 2014 campaign that included 63 catches for 623 yards and six touchdowns. In fact, besides that season, the 28-year-old boasts just 47 catches for 346 yards and three scores in his career. While missing 10 games over the past two seasons has contributed toward that decline in production, Donnell is nonetheless now slated to resume his career elsewhere in 2017.

Victor Cruz
Cruz is unlikely to re-sign with the Giants, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports.

Cruz was released by the Giants in February and visited with the Panthers shortly thereafter, but he doesn't seem to have many suitors around the league. While a return to New York can't entirely be ruled out, he'd probably need to accept a veteran's minimum contract and then compete for a spot at the bottom of the depth chart. The best Cruz can hope for is a modest one-year deal that gives him a shot to compete for a job as a No. 3/4 receiver. It sounds like he'll need to venture outside New York for that to happen.

Janoris Jenkins
Jenkins had only one assist against the Packers Sunday.

Jenkins wraps up a strong 2016 season after proving to be one of the top cover corners in the league. The Giants payed a heavy price for him in free agency, but so far he's been well worth it.

John Jerry
Jerry has signed a three-year, $10 million contract to remain with the Giants, Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports.

Jerry has started 40 of 48 games since arriving in New York in 2014. His return to the Giants cements their right guard position for this season.

Jordan Williams
No Updates
Odell Beckham
With Brandon Marshall in the fold, Beckham could have more room to run next season, but could potentially lose some targets, particularly in the red zone.

Beckham tied for second in the league with 23 red-zone looks and tied for sixth with seven targets inside the five. It's possible Marshall won't see heavy usage at age 33, but at 6-4, 230 he's ideally suited for red-zone work. On the positive side, if Marshall resembles the player he was in 2015, the Giants offense should generate more trips to the red zone, and Beckham will face defenses less able to key on him.

Darian Thompson
Thompson (foot) is "very close" to making a full recovery, 247 Sports reports.

Thompson, the Giants' 2016 third-round pick out of Boise State, played in just two games his rookie year before going down with a season-ending left foot sprain. With the start of offseason workouts less than a month away, it's great news for the Giants that he's nearing full form. Thompson had earned the starting gig at free safety out of training camp last summer and should enter the 2017 campaign in the same role if he can stay healthy.

Foot - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jason Pierre-Paul
Pierre-Paul (groin) re-signed Friday with the Giants on a four-year contract, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Pierre-Paul's long-term contract is expected to pay around $17 million annually, and includes $54 million guaranteed. The Giants had previously slapped the franchise tag on the defensive end, who after missing much of the 2015 season while recovering from a fireworks accident, came back with a dominant 2016 campaign. He notched seven sacks in 12 games to lead the team before suffering a season-ending groin injury in Week 13. It's expected that the defensive end will be back to full strength by the start of training camp, and as he enters his age-28 season, he should have at least a couple years of elite-level production left in him.

Groin - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brett Jones
Jones (calf) is active for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

Jones has been out since Week 10 with a calf strain, but was able to practice in a limited fashion this week. He will serve as a depth option along the Giants' offensive line.

Johnathan Hankins
Hankins had two solo tackles, one assist and a sack against the Packers Sunday.

Overshadowed by his more famous linemates, Hankins is a solid run stuffer in his own right and managed three sacks as an interior lineman.

Khaled Holmes
The Colts are trying offensive linemen at different positions in the team's offseason workouts. 

Part of the reason for the shuffling is that a pair of linemen, right tackle Gosder Cherilus and right guard Donald Thomas, aren't taking part in OTAs.

Left guard Jack Mewhort filled in at right tackle and newly acquired Todd Herremans was at right guard. 

At center, Jonotthan Harrison appears to have the early edge over Khaled Holmes

"We've got some guys that we're moving around," coach Chuck Pagano said, per ESPN. "Come training camp, still going to be some competition."

Roger Lewis
Lewis will have a chance to increase his workload in 2017 due to the release of Victor Cruz, reports.

As an undrafted free agent, Lewis never seriously threatened the trio of Odell Beckham, Sterling Shepard, and Cruz for snaps, but his ability on special teams helped him avoid the inactive list starting in Week 4 last season. Despite starting for Cruz in Week 10, Lewis never posted more than one reception in a given game, finishing the campaign with seven receptions (on 19 targets) for 97 yards and two touchdowns across 13 contests. Lewis far outpaced fellow wideout Tavarres King in terms of snaps -- 207 versus 76 -- but the latter showed late-season promise as a receiver, gathering in a 44-yard pass in Week 17 before notching the Giants' only touchdown during their wild-card defeat in Green Bay. As a result, King may have a leg up this offseason, but Lewis will nonetheless compete for the third receiver job behind Beckham and Shepard.

Andrew Adams
Adams (undisclosed) is absent from the Giants inactive list for Monday's game versus the Bengals.

Adams was questionable for the contest with an undisclosed ailment. However, he will play and presumably handle his usual workload providing depth in the Giants' secondary.

Ishaq Williams
Williams was promoted from the Giants' practice squad to their active roster Monday, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

Assuming he plays, the rookie will make his career debut in Sunday's game against the Eagles. Williams came into the league as a linebacker, but he will be playing defensive end for the foreseeable future. He figures to help provide depth at the position.

Ereck Flowers
Giants rookie offensive tackle Ereck Flowers has been ruled out for the rest of the game Sunday against Atlanta with a sprained ankle, per The Record.
Brad Wing
Wing has signed a contract extension with the Giants through the 2019 season.

Wing was acquired from the Steelers last year, when he finished 2015 with a 44.5-yard punt average. The Australian also pinned 33 of his 76 punts inside the 20-yard line. According to's Ian Rapoport, Wing's three-year extension is worth $6.45 million.

Robert Thomas
Thomas signed a one-year contract with the Giants on Tuesday, James Kratch of the New Jersey Advanced Media reports.

Thomas played in just eight games in 2016, seeing the field for 68 snaps. He recorded five tackles, including a sack, while flashing some decent pass rush potential. He'll have a chance to compete for a larger role with the team in 2017.

Eli Manning
Manning completed 23 of 44 passes for 299 yards with a touchdown and an interception in Sunday's 38-13 wild-card loss to the Packers. He also gained 11 yards on his sole rush and lost a fumble.

Manning was victimized by multiple drops on the part of his receivers throughout the game, but he still turned in a serviceable stat line. He started off the game hot, completing seven of his first 10 throws, and also fired a 41-yard scoring dart to rookie speedster Tavarres King in the third quarter to bring New York to within 14-13 at the time. However, a Giants defense that appeared to have Aaron Rodgers' number for the majority of the first half seemed to deflate after another successful Rodgers' Hail Mary just before intermission, and the game got progressively away from them in the second half. Manning's 13th season thus ends in disappointing fashion, but he did manage to throw for 4,000 yards for the third straight campaign, although his 86.0 QBR was notably his lowest in the last three seasons.

Donte Deayon
No Updates
Adam Gettis
Gettis was released by the Giants on Saturday, Jordan Raanan of reports.

The Giants needed to make room for running back Shane Vereen (triceps) to return from IR, so Gettis' roster spot was given up.

Uani' Unga
'Unga (undisclosed) was waived with an injury designation Wednesday, reports.

'Unga, a one-time starter for the Giants back in 2015, spent the entire season on injured reserve with an unknown injury. He'll need to get healthy in order to land another contract.

Undisclosed - Questionable for the start of training camp
Ryan Nassib
Nassib (elbow) may not have future in New York, reports.

Nassib struggled during the 2016 preseason and then battled an elbow injury for much of the year, ultimately requiring surgery. It was a rough way to enter unrestricted free agency, and the Giants have since re-signed Josh Johnson and agreed to terms with Geno Smith. It thus appears Nassib, a 2013 fourth-round selection, will head elsewhere after attempting only 10 regular-season passes in his four years with the Giants. He may have to settle for a shot to compete for a No. 2 job.

Elbow - Questionable for the start of training camp
Dwayne Harris
Harris (ankle) is listed as active Sunday versus the Cowboys.

After suffering an ankle injury last Sunday in Pittsburgh, Harris followed a DNP/limited/limited practice regimen in preparation for Week 14. With only one catch on the season, though, his viability is completely tied to his ability as a returner.

Daryl Virgies
No Updates
Stansly Maponga
The following players were ruled inactive for the Falcons in Week 17 against Carolina: cornerback Ricardo Allen, safety Charles Godfrey, running back Steven Jackson, defensive end Stansly Maponga, quarterback Sean Renfree, tackle Jonathan Scott and linebacker Tyler Starr.

Jackson entered this week as questionable after suffering a quadriceps injury against New Orleans in Week 16. Jacquizz Rodgers and rookie Devonta Freeman will share the load. Jackson could return to action in the postseason, if Atlanta defeat Carolina on Sunday.

Deontae Skinner
Skinner was signed by the Giants on Saturday, Art Stapleton of the Record reports.

Skinner figures to primarily spend his time on the special teams unit, but will also be a depth option at linebacker for the Giants.

Valentino Blake
Blake signed with the Giants on Monday.

Blake started all 16 games in 2015 for the Steelers, compiling 76 tackles and two interceptions, but was relegated to a more suitable reserve role with the Titans last year, when he finished with 42 stops. In joining the Giants, Blake figures to provide experienced depth to the team's secondary and special teams units.

Weston Richburg
As a rookie, Giants lineman Weston Richburg was moved from his natural position at center to play left guard for 15 games. Now, after New York released incumbent starter J.D. Walton, Richburg is happy to be home in the middle, per 

"I am in control of things," Richburg said of the center position. 

Richburg will be anchoring a Giants line that is in flux, with five new players at the five line positions. The 6-foot-3, 296-pound Richburg started 45 games at center while at Colorado State, but spent his rookie season learing on the fly at left guard. 

"Compared to last year, I feel very comfortable where I am at," he said. "After doing that last year, I think it is easy to come inside and make that transition. There are still some things you have to get used to, but I did those things in college. It’ll be an adjustment, but not as much as it was going to guard."

Bobby Hart
The Giants have announced the signings of fifth-round pick and safety Mykkele Thompson and seventh-round guard Bobby Hart, per They are their first draftees of the six to sign.

Thompson is expected to compete for playing time at free safety. He started 31 games at Texas and recorded 213 tackles and a pair of interceptions.

Hart will attempt to make the transition from tackle, where he started every game for Florida State over the last two seasons and earned All-ACC honors both years.

Darius Powe
No Updates
Jay Bromley
Bromley (ankle) was activated from the PUP list on Sunday, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Bromley underwent ankle surgery to help alleviate pain from bone spurs in his foot, but is now back to full strength. Look for Bromley to return to the practice field early this week, where he'll have to fight for a final roster spot, as he currently projects to be just a deep reserve on the Giants' defensive line.

George Winn
Winn signed a contract with the Giants on Tuesday,'s Jordan Raanan reports.

The Giants placed Shane Vereen (triceps) on injured reserve, so Winn will be brought onto the roster to restore some depth at the position. Winn will find himself fourth on the team's depth chart, however, so it's unlikely he'll produce much in the way of fantasy value over the final two weeks of the season.

Trevin Wade
The Lions announced several practice squad roster moves on Monday, according to the Detroit Free Press. The team signed the following players to the practice squad: Tight end Jordan Thompson, cornerback Trevin Wade and defensive tackle Roy Philon.
Mykkele Thompson
Thompson (knee) was placed on injured reserved on Tuesday.

Thompson was placed on IR after suffering an undisclosed knee injury in Sunday's win over the Saints. Thompson could be brought back after he spends six weeks on the IR, but it doesn't seem likely the Giants will use their only designated return on the rookie. The 23-year-old ends his season with one tackle as he mostly served as a reserve safety.

Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Nat Berhe
Berhe (concussion) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Redskins.

Berhe was limited in practice throughout the week and likely could've played Sunday if the Giants needed him. New York is locked into the five seed for the playoffs and didn't need to force Berhe back before he's completely healthy. He appears to have a good chance at returning from his five week absence in the wildcard round of the playoffs next week.

Jonathan Casillas
Casillas had seven solo tackles and four assists Sunday against the Packers Sunday.

Casillas had a solid season as the team's starting weak side linebacker with 96 total tackles (62 solo, 34 assists), 1.5 sacks and eight passes defensed.

Curtis Grant
No Updates
Keenan Robinson
Robinson re-signed with the Giants on Monday, Mike Garafolo of reports.

Robinson played a pivotal role solidifying the Giants' defense last season and ended up with 83 tackles, 54 of which were registered as solo tackles, after playing in all 16 regular-season games. At 27 years old, he's likely in store for a similar workload during the 2017 season.

Sterling Shepard
Shepard secured four of nine targets for 63 yards in Sunday's 38-13 wild-card loss to the Packers.

The rookie got off to a strong start with receptions of 26 and 13 yards on the Giants' second possession, but he managed to haul in just two of his subsequent seven targets. Shepard was also guilty of some drops, which was one of the recurring themes in the wild-card loss. Despite the disappointing finish to the season, Shepard wrapped up his impressive rookie regular-season campaign with 65 receptions for 683 yards and eight touchdowns, and proved to be one of Eli Manning's must trusted red-zone options.

Landon Collins
Collins had six solo tackles, three assists, a sack and two passes defensed Sunday against the Packers.

He finished the regular season with a whopping 100 solo tackles and 25 assists, four sacks, five interceptions and a touchdown, making him easily the top IDP defensive back and a centerpiece of the Giants defense for 2017.

Shane Vereen
Vereen (triceps) agreed to reduce his 2017 base salary from $3.15 million to $2.15 million, reports.

With Vereen coming off a season-ending triceps tear while entering the final yearof his contract, there was some question if the Giants intended to keep him around. The question was answered when the team paid him a $500,000 roster bonus March 13 -- likely doing so with the understanding that Vereen would eventually accept a reduction in his base salary. The Giants did recently sign Shaun Draughn, who has done his best work on passing downs in recent years. Draughn is probably an insurance policy more so than legitimate competition, but it's something to keep an eye on in training camp. Paul Perkins currently slots in as the lead back, with Vereen likely handling most of the work on obvious passing downs, assuming his triceps heals as expected. The Giants could still add another running back during the upcoming draft, but such a move would probably be more of a concern for Perkins than for Vereen.

Triceps - Questionable for the start of training camp
Kevin Norwood
Norwood was signed to a reserve/future contract by the Giants, Dan Duggan of reports.

Norwood has spent the past couple months as a member of the Giants' practice squad, and he'll have an opportunity to make the team's active roster throughout the upcoming offseason. After being drafted by the Seahawks in 2014, Norwood has recorded just nine receptions for 102 yards on 11 targets in regular season action since.

Josh Johnson
Johnson signed a two-year contract with the Giants on Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The Giants could look to address their quarterback depth in the 2017 NFL Draft, but as things currently stand, Johnson looks in line to serve as Eli Manning's top backup. The 30-year-old Johnson brings a mobility to the position that Manning lacks, but he hasn't logged a snap in a regular-season game since the 2013 season. Fortunately for the Giants, Manning is about as durable as it gets, so Johnson's lack of reps the last few seasons shouldn't be a major issue.

Mark Herzlich
Herzlich re-signed with the Giants on Monday.

Herzlich has served as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor for the Giants since entering the league in 2011. Although his production has fallen off since his 52-tackle peak in 2014, his familiarity with the team should continue to make him valuable in New York.

Olivier Vernon
Vernon had two solo tackles, two assists and a half sack Sunday against the Lions.

The Giants defensive line took a hit with the loss of Jason Pierre-Paul, but Vernon is still a solid IDP option.

Bobby Rainey
Rainey caught a 13-yard pass off of two targets in Thursday's loss to Philadelphia.

The catch was just Rainey's third touch since New York's Week 8 bye. Thursday was the veteran's first game with double-digit offensive snaps since the bye as he has settled into more of a special-teams role after looking like a potential scatback earlier in the year.

Michael Bowie
Browns offensive lineman Michael Bowie is not required to report to training camp until the end of July. But never mind that - he's heading out after the last Independence Day firework explodes in the sky.

Bowie is itching to get started. He missed all of last season due to a shoulder injury after starting for Seattle on its Super Bowl title team in 2013. He is seeking to stay in tip-top shape in an attempt to land a starting spot on a Cleveland line that is the strength of the team.

"It's up to them to decide who is the best five," Bowie told the team website. "All I can do is take care of my business. Hopefully I can get a shot. That's what I'm working for."

Bowie participated fully in the offseason program, working mostly with the second team at right tackle. That will likely be the spot at which he competes for a starting job. Incumbent Mitchell Schwartz has not performed particularly well there and Mike Pettine has vowed there will be competition all over the field in camp.

Will Beatty
Beatty (coach's decision) is inactive for the Giants' Week 2 tilt against the Saints.

The veteran lineman is healthy and simply appears to be a healthy scratch.

Will Johnson
Johnson is expected to be released but could return to the team on a veteran's minimum deal,'s Dan Duggan reports.

Duggan notes that the Giants' signing of Rhett Ellison when free agency opened Thursday signaled that Johnson would likely be released after playing out one year of a two-year, $2.3 million contract. That said, it does appear that a return on a minimum contract could be in the cards for Johnson. The 28-year-old hybrid back had six total touches for 23 yards and a touchdown last season.

Neck - Questionable for the start of training camp
Romeo Okwara
Okwara is having a strong camp and is pushing for a roster spot.

The Giants have a deep stable of pass-rushing ends, but Okwara, an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame, is playing his way into the rotation.

Eric Pinkins
Pinkins was waived by the Seahawks on Saturday, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.

The three-year vet struggled to make enough noise during his tenure in Seattle. Pinkins, 25, tallied just two tackles last season.

Kelvin Sheppard
Sheppard has signed with the Giants, Jordan Raanan of reports.

The 28-year-old, who racked up 105 tackles in 16 games for the Dolphins last season, bolsters the Giants' depth at linebacker, but it remains to be seen if his role in the New York defense will allow him to approach triple-digit tackles again in 2016.

Ben Edwards
Edwards (knee - ACL) spent the 2016 season on injured reserve, ESPN reports.

Edwards suffered a torn ACL in May and reverted to injured reserve after clearing waivers. He'll hit the open market in the offseason but will likely need to show teams he's fully recovered in order to land another contract.

Knee - ACL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Devon Kennard
Kennard (concussion) was not on the Giants' Wednesday injury report.

Kennard was able to play Sunday against the Ravens after heading into the weekend considered questionable. It looks like he'll be ready to play Week 7 versus the Rams.

Tavarres King
King will have an opportunity to fill the shoes of the recently-released Victor Cruz in 2017, reports.

Last season, the Giants' passing attack largely revolved around Odell Beckham, Sterling Shepard, Victor Cruz, and Will Tye, each of whom received at least 70 targets. Among the remaining skill position players, only running back Rashad Jennings (42) surpassed 25, while the next most utilized wideout was Roger Lewis with (19). Meanwhile, King carried just one six-yard catch into Week 17, when he doubled his reception count with a 44-yard grab. Proving it wasn't an aberration, Lewis recorded the Giants' sole touchdown in a three-catch, 73-yard performance in their wild-card loss at Green Bay. With Cruz now out of the picture, King will have every chance to lock down a regular role on the outside.

Leon Hall
Hall (coach's decision) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Hall's absence comes as a bit of a surprise given his usage as the slot corner throughout the season thus far along with his veteran experience. The Giants' defensive scheme in Week 9 figures to deploy Janoris Jenkins and Eli Apple on the outside with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie covering the slot, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

Jerell Adams
Adams (shoulder) is listed as inactive Sunday in Washington

After landing on the Giants' injury report Thursday, Adams closed out the week with back-to-back limited sessions. The preceding wasn't exactly enough to forecast inactive status in Week 17, but the offense will nonetheless roll with Will Tye as the obvious No. 1 tight end. Due to the team's liberal use of TEs, though, Larry Donnell will likely earn some snaps as well Sunday.

Keith Wenning
With Andy Dalton still out, Wenning continues to serve as AJ McCarron's backup as Sunday's regular season finale against the Ravens approaches.

Wenning, who was promoted to the Bengals' active roster on Dec. 16, is thus a McCarron (left wrist) injury setback away from seeing his first NFL regular season action. Whether he remains the team's backup QB once the postseason begins hinges on the status of Dalton, who is slated to have his balky right thumb examined Monday.

Jon Halapio
The Cardinals shuffled their roster on Friday.

The team announced it released tackle Tavon Rooks and signed guard Jon Halapio .

Halapio, a sixth-round pick a season ago, was released by the Broncos in May. Rooks was a sixth-round pick by the Saints last year and spent the entire year on their practice squad before signing with the Cardinals in January.

Justin Pugh
Pugh (knee) said he plans on playing Sunday against the Lions, Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News reports.

Pugh said he feels 100% heading into Week 15 after missing the last five games due to a knee sprain. Look for more updates to come once the practice reports are released this week.

Rhett Ellison
Ellison is set to do whatever is needed of him on offense for the Giants this season, James Kratch of reports.

Ellison is a jack-of-all-trades, with an ability to play tight end, fullback, and halfback. The 28-year-old said of the situation, "Blocking, catching, whatever it takes. Whatever is going to help this team be successful. That's what I'll be doing." It appears as if the biggest need Ellison can fill immediately is in run blocking, although he saw limited run-blocking snaps with the Vikings last season.

D.J. Fluker
Chargers right guard D.J. Fluker suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday's season opener against the Lions, according to NFL Network. He will undergo an MRI on Monday, but it is believed he will miss 4-6 weeks.

Johnnie Troutman, who is in his third season in the NFL out of Penn State, is listed as Fluker's backup on the unofficial depth chart.

Aldrick Rosas
Rosas signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on Thursday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

Rosas had a tryout with the Giants in November but didn't end up making the team. With the team's current kicker, Robbie Gould, set to be a free agent this offseason, Rosas will have a chance to be the Giants' starting kicker in 2017.

Zak DeOssie
DeOssie signed a two-year extension with the Giants on Friday, James Kratch of reports.

The long snapper, now 33, has spent his entire career with the Giants and is now one of two remaining players, along with Eli Manning, from both Super Bowl championship teams. He played in all 16 games last season after an injury-plagued 2015 campaign.

B.J. Goodson
Goodson (concussion) was active for the Giants' season finale Sunday against the Redskins.

Per Art Stapleton of, Goodson cleared concussion protocol prior to Sunday's game. However, he didn't get much playing time and ultimately failed to appear in the box score

Brandon Marshall
Marshall signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Giants on Wednesday, Newsday reports.

Marshall would provide a massive target opposite Odell Beckham with second-year man Sterling Shepard often operating out of the slot. Marshall turns 33 in a couple weeks and is coming off a down year, but he dealt with poor quarterback play on the Jets. While Eli Manning is hardly a star, he's a significant upgrade over what the Jets trotted out last season.

Rahim Moore
Moore was found to not have a concussion after leaving Thursday's game early and being tested for one, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Moore left after taking a big hit in the third quarter, but he'll be able to practice in full and shouldn't be held back at all now that he's been found to not have a concussion. Moore had been playing with the second team defense and figures to stay in that spot going forward.

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
Rodgers-Cromartie (thigh) is questionable to return to Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the Packers.

Rodgers-Cromartie went down on the second play from scrimmage. Trevin Wade will see additional playing time unless he returns.

Thigh - Questionable for the start of training camp

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