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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 Abdullah, Khalid RB5-10194//RJames Madison
33Adams, Andrew FS5-1120210/28/19922Connecticut
89Adams, Jerell TE6-524712/31/19922South Carolina
 Amos, DaShaun DB6-11839/20/1994REast Carolina
24Apple, Eli CB6-11998/9/19952Ohio State
 Banks, Josh DT6-42906/13/1994RWake Forest
65Beatty, Will (FA) T6-63193/2/19859Connecticut
13Beckham, Odell WR5-1119811/5/19924Louisiana State
29Berhe, Nat FS6-01947/6/19914San Diego State
 Bisnowaty, Adam T6-630712/14/1993RPittsburgh
 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
 Dunker, Jessamen T6-4318//RTennessee State
 Edwards, SaQwan DB6-02005/13/19922New Mexico
83Edwards, Ben WR6-02004/10/19922Richmond
 Ellison, Rhett TE6-525010/3/19886USC
 Engram, Evan TE6-32369/2/1994RMississippi
74Flowers, Ereck T6-63294/25/19943Miami (Fla.)
 Fluker, D.J. T6-53393/13/19915Alabama
 Gallman, Wayne RB6-021010/1/1994RClemson
 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
17Harris, Dwayne WR5-102029/16/19877East Carolina
98Harrison, Damon DT6-435011/29/19886William Penn
68Hart, Bobby T6-43348/21/19943Florida State
44Herzlich, 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
 Johnson, Keeon WR6-3201//RVirginia
8Johnson, Josh QB6-32155/15/19867San Diego
46Johnson, Will (FA) RB6-224011/14/19886West Virginia
 Johnson, Jadar DB6-11816/29/1995RClemson
 Jones, Jarron DT6-5315//RNotre Dame
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
 Moss, Avery DE6-32659/16/1994RYoungstown State
 Munson, Calvin LB6-124512/27/1994RSan Diego State
 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
 Robinson, Trey DB6-120312/30/1994RFurman
57Robinson, Keenan LB6-32387/7/19896Texas
41Rodgers-Cromartie, Dominique CB6-21934/7/198610Tennessee State
 Rosas, Aldrick K6-219512/30/1994RSouthern Oregon
 Rudolph, Travis WR6-01909/15/1990RFlorida State
 Schwan, Evan DE6-62456/28/1994RPenn State
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
 Smith, Shane RB6-22318/21/1993RSan Jose State
 Snead, Kevin WR6-0190//RCarson-Newman
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
 Thompson, Colin TE6-4250//RTemple
 Tomlinson, Dalvin DT6-3312//RAlabama
45Tye, Will TE6-226211/4/19913Stony Brook
34Vereen, Shane RB5-102053/2/19897California
54Vernon, Olivier DE6-227510/7/19906Miami (Fla.)
31Wade, Trevin (FA) CB5-101908/1/19896Arizona
 Webb, Davis QB6-52291/22/1995RCalifornia
 Wheeler, Chad T6-63101/19/1994RUSC
49Whitlock, Nikita FB5-102505/16/19913Wake Forest
 Williams, Jordan DE6-42763/23/19931Tennessee
 Williams, Jalen WR6-3205//RMassachusetts
97Williams, Ishaq DE6-42532/22/19931Notre Dame
 Wing, Brad P6-32051/27/19914Louisiana State
44Winn, George (FA) 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. Giants6-4321.36-3284.625.42136
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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) recently indicated he's 100 percent healthy, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Smith suffered a torn ACL in Week 7 of last season, but his recovery has gone off without a hitch and he claims he'd be able to play in game if he was needed to right now. According to Raanan, Smith will battle Josh Johnson for rights to the second-string quarterback job, with the loser likely to be let go, as 2017 third-round draft pick Davis Webb is expected to remain on the team as the developmental third-string quarterback.

DaShaun Amos
No Updates
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 signed his exclusive rights tender with the Giants on Tuesday, Dan Duggan of NJ Advanced Media reports.

Wynn visited the Patriots last week but will ultimately remain in the Big Apple, where he has spent his entire three-year career, playing mainly in a special teams role. Last season, he recorded 12 tackles and 0.5 sacks through 14 games with the Giants.

Dalvin Tomlinson
The Giants selected Tomlinson in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 55th overall.

With Johnathan Hankins on the way out, the Giants had a need for a big defensive tackle. Tomlinson is certainly that at 6-foot-3, 310 pounds, but he also did well with his athletic testing at the Combine. He likely won't be an IDP factor, but Tomlinson should be a good replacement for Hankins as a run stopper.

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
Head coach Ben McAdoo named Perkins the Giant's starting running back, Tom Rock of reports.

Perkins should be considered a "winner" of the offseason so far considering both free agency and the draft came and went without the Giants adding a high-profile running back to their depth chart. Outside of him, the team's current stable of runners consists of pass-catching specialist Shane Vereen (triceps), career journeyman Shaun Draughn, the uninspiring Orleans Darkwa and 2017 fourth-rounder Wayne Gallman, not to mention a handful of UDFAs. Given the way Perkins ended the 2016 season -- by supplanting Rashad Jennings as the starter and averaging 4.5 YPC across the final four games -- there simply isn't another legitimate candidate worthy of contending for the No. 1 role at this juncture. However, despite being titled as the starter, Perkins likely won't be used as a three-down back in 2017. Instead, look for Vereen (and Draughn to a lesser extent) to sprinkle in on third downs and obvious passing situations, with Gallman an option to earn the occasional early-down carry when the opportunity presents itself.

J.T. Thomas
Thomas (knee) indicated he'll be ready for the start of training camp, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Thomas was placed on injured reserve after tearing his ACL in the first week of last season, but he's recently been able to take part in some running and cutting drills, so it appears he's progressing well. He's currently on pace to be ready for training camp and once at full strength, he should operate as depth at outside linebacker and as a key special teams player.

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.

Keeon Johnson
No Updates
Will Tye
Tye may have to fight for a roster spot after the Giants selected Evan Engram in the first round of the draft,'s James Kratch reports.

The Giants' decision to select a tight end in the opening round came as no surprise, as Tye was one of the league's least productive starters at his position last season, hauling in 48 of 70 targets for only 395 yards (8.2 yards per catch) and a touchdown in 16 games (10 starts). The team previously signed hybrid fullback/tight end Rhett Ellison, who along with Engram is a lock to make the final roster. Tye may thus find himself competing with Matt Lacosse (knee) and 2016 sixth-rounder Jerell Adams for what likely would be one or two roster spots. Tye re-signed on a modest one-year, $615,000 contract in February.

Jarron Jones
No Updates
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) attended the first day of the Giants' offseason program Tuesday, Ralph Vacchiano of reports.

A little more than two weeks removed from indicating on Twitter that retirement was a possibility, Odighizuwa was among teammates Tuesday, lifting weights as the Giants kicked off a two-week period of strength, conditioning and rehabilitation. Apparently ready to continue his NFL career, he has a difficult path to playing time behind the likes of Jason Pierre-Paul (groin) and Olivier Vernon, hence Odighizuwa's meager share of defensive snaps (15.2 percent) last season.

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 will visit with the Bears on Monday, The Record's Art Stapleton reports.

According to Stapleton, the Ravens are also interested in signing Cruz, who returned from an absence of nearly two years to catch 39 of 72 targets for 586 yards and a touchdown in 15 games for the Giants last season. Baltimore would give Cruz a better shot to earn a significant role than Chicago, as the Bears already signed Kendall Wright and Markus Wheaton to join Kevin White (leg) and Cameron Meredith in the receiving corps. The Ravens only have one wide receiver, Mike Wallace, with more than 33 career receptions.

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
No Updates
Jordan Williams
No Updates
Odell Beckham
The Giants will pick up Beckham's fifth-year contract option, NFL Network's Kimberly Jones reports.

Beckham, a first-round pick in 2014, has accounted for at least 90 catches, 1,300 yards and 10 touchdowns in each season since entering the league, making New York's decision to exercise his option is an absolute no-brainer. Firmly in the NFL's best-receiver argument, Beckham will now be under contract with the Giants through 2018, and will likely ink a historic long-term extension before then. In the meantime, he'll welcome Brandon Marshall to the fold this season, when, along with rising second-year pro Sterling Shepard, New York's group of wideouts figures to be its deadliest since Beckham arrived.

Evan Engram
The Giants selected Engram in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 23rd overall.

Tight end was a need for the Giants, and they get one here who can really run. Engram is small for a tight end at 6-foot-3, 234 pounds, but you can get over it when you note his 4.42-second 40-yard dash, 36-inch vertical, 125-inch broad jump and 6.92-second three-cone. Indeed, even if you compare his athletic metrics to wide receivers, Engram grades among the absolute best at that position. Brandon Marshall's addition to the Giants means there are likely fewer tight end targets up for grabs this year, but Engram can't be ruled out as a 2017 impact player if he can displace Will Tye. An impact in 2018 and beyond is generally the better bet for a rookie tight end, however.

Jalen Williams
No Updates
Josh Banks
No Updates
Chad Wheeler
No Updates
Darian Thompson
Thompson (foot) is expected back at full strength for the start of the 2017 season, ESPN's Jordan Raanan reports. "I've been feeling really good," Thompson said last week. "No soreness. They want to take their time. With my progress, things are looking up."

Thompson sat out the majority of his rookie year in 2016 due to a season-ending Lisfranc injury suffered in Week 2. Not only have there been no setbacks in his recovery, but the former third-rounder has been back running for weeks now and recently resumed backpedaling and pushing sleds. While Thompson is confident he'll be healthy enough to participate in at least a portion of OTAs and minicamp, his availability for team practices this summer will ultimately be up to the discretion of team doctors.

Foot - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jason Pierre-Paul
Pierre-Paul underwent offseason surgery on his groin and abdomen to repair multiple injuries, Ralph Vacchiano of reports.

Pierre-Paul is feeling better after recent surgery addressed four lingering injuries, but he remains uncertain about when he'll return to football activities. There's a chance he won't be ready in time for training camp, while the Giants may elect to proceed cautiously with their veteran defensive end since he's played just 20 total games throughout the past two seasons.

Groin - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brett Jones
No Updates
Khaled Holmes
No Updates
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
No Updates
Brad Wing
No Updates
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.

Evan Schwan
No Updates
Adam Bisnowaty
No Updates
Davis Webb
Webb is expected to operate as the Giants' third-string quarterback during the upcoming season, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Webb was selected in the the third round of the 2017 NBA Draft, but is expected to spend the upcoming season in a developmental role as the team's third quarterback, which will likely keep him inactive for most game days. Geno Smith and Josh Johnson are expected to battle for the backup job behind Eli Manning, with one of the two being let go prior to the season. The Giants consider Webb a player to develop for the future and the fact that he was a third-round pick essentially locks him into a roster spot.

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
No Updates
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 a 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.

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
Richburg had surgery to repair torn ligaments in his snapping hand, Seth Walder of The New York Daily News reports.

Richburg played through the torn ligaments for the duration of the 2016 season. He didn't miss time due to the injury, managing to start all 16 contests. It isn't anticipated that the offseason surgery will cause him to miss any practices or impact him at all once training camp roles around.

Hand - Questionable for the start of training camp
Bobby Hart
No Updates
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.

Travis Rudolph
No Updates
Wayne Gallman
No Updates
George Winn
Winn was released by the Giants on Monday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

Winn signed with the Giants as a late season filler for a running back position that was riddled with injuries. Now that everyone is healthy the team has little need for Winn, who will look to catch on as a backup running back with another team.

Kevin Snead
No Updates
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.

Colin Thompson
No Updates
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.

Trey Robinson
No Updates
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) is healthy after twice tearing his triceps last season, ESPN's Jordan Raanan reports.

Vereen originally hurt his triceps in Week 3 and missed the ensuing nine games while in recovery. However, he perhaps rushed back too soon, as the veteran scatback aggravated the same muscle in Week 14 and subsequently required season-ending corrective surgery. Thankfully, for Vereen, the Giants didn't bring in any legitimate threats to his role as the team's third-down back this offseason, leaving him a clearly-defined role on offense in advance of the 2017 campaign.

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 or Geno Smith 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.

Jessamen Dunker
No Updates
Mark Herzlich
Herzlich is learning the Giants' offense to help with depth at tight end,'s Dan Duggan reports.

At 6-foot-4, 246 pounds, Herzlich is the rare NFL linebacker who possesses adequate size to contribute as a blocking tight end. He's mostly contributed on special teams since signing with the Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2011, and while that doesn't figure to change anytime soon, the added versatility should at least help his odds of sticking on the final roster for another year or two. The Giants presumably hope second-round rookie Evan Engram will earn the starting job at tight end.

SaQwan Edwards
Edwards spent the 2016 season on injured reserve after suffering an undisclosed injury.

Edwards was placed on IR after clearing waivers back in August. He had joined Oakland as an undrafted rookie in 2016 and he'll look to stay healthy and make the roster as a depth secondary and special teams player in 2017.

Undisclosed - Questionable for the start of training camp
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
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Will Beatty
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Will Johnson
Johnson (neck) 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.

Khalid Abdullah
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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.

Shane Smith
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Jon Halapio
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Avery Moss
The Giants selected Moss in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 167th overall.

Moss (6-foot-3, 264 pounds) played on the same defensive line as Derek Rivers at Youngstown State, and before that he was a productive freshman for Nebraska. Moss' athletic metrics are mostly average, but his big wingspan (34.5-inch arms) and history of production give him potential.

Justin Pugh
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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; he can 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 though the biggest need Ellison can fill immediately is run blocking, although he saw limited snaps in those situations with the Vikings last season.

D.J. Fluker
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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
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B.J. Goodson
Goodson hopes to win the starting middle linebacker job,'s Jordan Raanan reports.

A fourth-round selection last year, Goodson only logged 14 defensive snaps as a rookie while stuck behind Kelvin Sheppard on the depth chart. With Sheppard still unsigned and no obvious replacement acquired, Goodson is the favorite to assume the starting job in the middle, though things could change if the Giants use an early draft pick on a linebacker. A starting job wouldn't necessarily lead to a three-down role, as the Giants used outside linebackers Keenan Robinson and Jonathan Casillas in nickel formations last season.

Jadar Johnson
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Calvin Munson
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Brandon Marshall
Marshall said he plans to play two more seasons,'s Jordan Raanan reports.

Released by the Jets early in the offseason, Marshall signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Giants on March 8. He celebrated his 33rd birthday a couple weeks later, making him one of the oldest projected starters at his position in the NFL. While coming off an inefficient, injury-plagued campaign in a miserable Jets offense, Marshall did look the part of a No. 1 wideout as recently as 2015, when he caught 109 of 174 targets for 1,502 yards and 14 touchdowns. He won't get that kind of volume in an offense which also features Odell Beckham and Sterling Shepard, but it is possible the 33-year-old will establish himself as Eli Manning's second-favorite option in what could be a high-powered passing attack. Though he plans to play out both seasons of his contract, Marshall could reevaluate after the season if he doesn't perform to his usual standards and/or the Giants win a Super Bowl. He's yet to make a playoff appearance in 11 NFL seasons.

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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