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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31Abdullah, Khalid RB5-9211//RJames Madison
33Adams, Andrew FS5-1120210/28/19922Connecticut
89Adams, Jerell TE6-524712/31/19922South Carolina
43Amos, DaShaun DB6-01859/20/1994REast Carolina
24Apple, Eli CB6-11998/9/19952Ohio State
64Banks, Josh DT6-32786/13/1994RWake Forest
65Beatty, Will (FA) T6-63193/2/19859Connecticut
13Beckham, Odell WR5-1119811/5/19924LSU
29Berhe, Nat FS6-01947/6/19914San Diego State
66Bisnowaty, Adam T6-630712/14/1993RPittsburgh
47Blake, Valentino DB5-91988/9/19906Texas-El Paso
61Bowie, Michael T6-53209/25/19913Northeastern State (Okla.)
96Bromley, Jay DT6-33065/28/19924Syracuse
97Bryant, Corbin DT6-43001/4/19885Northwestern
52Casillas, Jonathan OLB6-12276/3/19879Wisconsin
21Collins, Landon SS6-02251/10/19943Alabama
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
25Draughn, Shaun RB5-1120512/7/19876North Carolina
65Dunker, Jessamen T6-4318//RTennessee State
85Ellison, Rhett TE6-525010/3/19886Southern California
88Engram, Evan TE6-32369/2/1994ROle Miss
74Flowers, Ereck T6-63294/25/19943Miami (Fla.)
76Fluker, D.J. T6-53393/13/19915Alabama
30Gallman, Wayne RB6-021010/1/1994RClemson
60Gettis, Adam G6-230512/9/19885Iowa
93Goodson, B.J. OLB6-02425/29/19932Clemson
49Grant, Curtis LB6-224012/28/19921Ohio State
75Halapio, 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 T6-53348/21/19943Florida State
44Herzlich, Mark OLB6-42469/1/19877Boston College
48Huesman, Jacob RB6-12162/27/19931Chattanooga State
39Hunter, Michael CB6-01864/19/19931Oklahoma State
23Ihenacho, Duke DB6-12086/16/19895San Jose State
20Jenkins, Janoris CB5-1019810/29/19886North Alabama
23Jennings, Rashad (FA) RB6-12313/26/19859Liberty
77Jerry, John G6-53406/14/19868Ole Miss
82Johnson, Keeon WR6-2211//RVirginia
8Johnson, Josh QB6-32155/15/19867San Diego
46Johnson, Will (FA) RB6-224011/14/19886West Virginia
31Johnson, Jadar DB6-11816/29/1995RClemson
73Jones, Jarron DT6-6315//RNotre Dame
69Jones, Brett C6-23187/29/19913Regina (Canada)
59Kennard, Devon OLB6-32516/24/19914Southern California
12King, Tavarres WR6-12007/14/19903Georgia
81LaCosse, Matt TE6-52619/21/19922Illinois
 Lane, Jerome WR6-32203/9/1996RAkron
18Lewis, Roger WR6-019611/27/19932Bowling Green
10Manning, Eli QB6-42181/3/198114Ole Miss
95Maponga, Stansly DE6-22653/5/19914TCU
15Marshall, Brandon WR6-42303/23/198412UCF
 Moore, Rahim (FA) DB6-11952/11/19905UCLA
91Moss, Avery DE6-32659/16/1994RYoungstown State
46Munson, Calvin LB6-124512/27/1994RSan Diego State
36Murphy, Ryan DB6-021410/14/19921Oregon State
83Norwood, Kevin WR6-22109/23/19893Alabama
58Odighizuwa, Owa DE6-32704/1/19923UCLA
78Okwara, Romeo DE6-52756/17/19952Notre Dame
28Perkins, Paul RB5-1020811/16/19942UCLA
90Pierre-Paul, Jason DE6-52781/1/19898South Florida
37Pinkins, Eric LB6-32308/7/19913San 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
48Robinson, Trey DB6-120312/30/1994RFurman
57Robinson, Keenan LB6-32387/7/19896Texas
41Rodgers-Cromartie, Dominique CB6-22054/7/198610Tennessee State
2Rosas, Aldrick K6-219512/30/1994RSouthern Oregon
19Rudolph, Travis WR6-01909/15/1990RFlorida State
71Schwan, Evan DE6-62636/28/1994RPenn State
87Shepard, Sterling WR5-101942/10/19932Oklahoma
91Sheppard, Kelvin (FA) MLB6-22491/2/19887LSU
53Skinner, Deontae LB6-225012/18/19903Mississippi State
3Smith, Geno QB6-322110/10/19905West Virginia
43Smith, Shane RB6-22318/21/1993RSan Jose State
84Snead, Kevin WR6-0190//RCarson-Newman
97Taylor, Devin DE6-727511/15/19895South Carolina
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
80Thompson, Colin TE6-4250//RTemple
94Tomlinson, Dalvin DT6-33122/28/1994RAlabama
 Tribune, Nigel DB5-101798/7/1995RIowa State
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
5Webb, Davis QB6-52291/22/1995RCalifornia
63Wheeler, Chad T6-63101/19/1994RSouthern California
79Williams, Jordan DE6-42763/23/19931Tennessee
9Wing, Brad P6-32051/27/19914LSU
44Winn, George (FA) RB5-1121511/10/19903Cincinnati
72Wynn, Kerry DE6-52642/12/19914Richmond
Injured Players
47Unga, Uani' (IR) LB6-123312/28/19872Brigham Young
97Williams, Ishaq (IR) DE6-42532/22/19931Notre Dame
 Williams, Jalen (IR) WR6-3205//RMassachusetts
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
N.Y. Giants6-4320.36-4285.825.42136
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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 - ACL) was a limited participant during the Giants' OTAs, ESPN's Jordan Raanan reports.

Smith -- who tore his right ACL in Week 7 of last season -- declared himself 100 percent healthy in May, but the Giants evidently weren't convinced considering they prevented him from taking part in 11-on-11 drills during OTAs. It likely won't be long until he's back to full strength so we'll revisit Smith's status when training camp commences in late July.

Knee - ACL - Questionable for Week 1 at Dallas
DaShaun Amos
No Updates
Rashad Jennings
Jennings expects to sign a contract before training camp,'s Jeremy Bergman reports.

Jennings claims he's currently in the "best shape of his life", but that's to be taken with a grain of salt coming from a 32-year-old running back who has 1,121 career touches to his name -- even for one who just won ABC's Dancing with the Stars. The nine-year veteran averaged only 3.3 yards per clip last season with the Giants and is unlikely to find a team that will give him any sort of sizable role in 2017.

Michael Hunter
No Updates
Duke Ihenacho
Ihenacho will sign with the Giants on Thursday, the Record's Art Stapleton reports.

Ihenacho logged 10 starts with the Redskins last season, notching 66 tackles and two passes defensed throughout 15 total games. The veteran safety turns 28 years old in June, and he figures to provide depth at strong safety behind Landon Collins in New York.

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 Week 1 at Dallas
Paul Perkins
Giants running backs coach Craig Johnson likes how Perkins has performed as a runner, blocker and pass catcher, ESPN's Jordan Raanan reports.

Johnson's quotes in the article are complimentary, but he stops short of saying anything definitive about Perkins' role. Johnson says "it's possible to stay on the field all three downs," but a healthy Shane Vereen would almost certainly be the team's third-down back. Perkins will still be the team's starter, and he should have a role in the passing game, but barring another injury to Vereen, he's unlikely to be one of the league's every-down workhorses.

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 Week 1 at Dallas
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 is dealing with a hamstring injury and did not take part in Friday's OTA, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

The specifics of the injury remain unknown, so look for more updates to come once information is made available. Apple missed time during his rookie season due to a hamstring injury, and he may still be feeling lingering effects.

Hamstring - Questionable for Week 1 at Dallas
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.

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
Beckham said Tuesday that he didn't sit out the voluntary portion of the offseason program as a form of holdout, Jenny Vrentas of Sports Illustrated reports.

Instead, Beckham stayed away from the New York area until the start of mandatory minicamp in order to "focus on training and self-reflection" in Los Angeles. Reading between the lines doesn't reveal the true cause of his absence, but Beckham still has two years remaining on his rookie contract after his fifth-year option was picked up in April. During his first three seasons as a pro, he's established a high floor, recording at least 90 receptions, 1,300 yards and 10 touchdowns in each campaign. Thus, a significant boost in pay is expected at some point.

Evan Engram
Engram said he started to gain confidence following a June practice in which he made some big catches and knew all of his assignments, Art Stapleton of The Record reports. "I had a really good day, some really big catches, and I could see I was starting to learn the offense, getting comfortable," said Engram. "There were a couple times, I went out in the slot or in my position [at tight end], and Eli [Manning] gave an adjustment, and I knew exactly what to do, and I felt really confident, and I went and made the play."

Engram may have been slightly intimidated joining an offense with veteran standouts like Eli Manning, Odell Beckham and Brandon Marshall, but it seems the No. 23 overall pick from this year's draft is quickly seeing how he can be an asset to a team that had tight ends account for only 609 of its 4,027 receiving yards and three of its 26 receiving touchdowns last season. Engram may start his career with a part-time role, but his 4.42 speed should make him an immediate asset on passing downs, at the very least. It seems everything has gone in his favor over the last year, as he produced a 65-926-8 receiving line in 11 games during his senior season at Ole Miss, and then tore up the Combine with top-three marks for his position in the three-cone drill and 20-yard shuttle as well as the 40-yard dash. Returning starter Will Tye was one of the league's least explosive and least efficient tight ends last season, producing 8.2 yards per catch and 5.6 per target (on 70 targets).

Jalen Williams
Josh Banks
No Updates
Chad Wheeler
No Updates
Darian Thompson
Thompson is now healthy and slated to start at safety across from Landon Collins this season, the Giants' official site reports.

Thompson was suppose to be the Giants' starting free safety last season, but a foot injury limited the rookie to only two contests. Now healthy, Thompson is looking to make 2017 a bounce back campaign after spending last season studying the defense on the sideline. However, backup Andrew Adams was impressive during OTAs and could give Thompson a run for his money during 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 Week 1 at Dallas
Brett Jones
No Updates
Roger Lewis
Lewis' charge for operating a vehicle while impaired was dismissed Monday, Art Stapleton of reports.

Lewis was arrested in June and charged with OVI, but after pleading not guilty and subsequently paying fines for driving in marked lanes and having tinted windows, the 23-year-old's case was dismissed. That development not only figures to rule out any league discipline, but it should also help Lewis' chances of securing the Giants' fourth receiver role this season. In 13 games as an undrafted rookie last year, Lewis finished with seven catches for 97 yards and two touchdowns.

Andrew Adams
Adams was impressive during OTAs and could compete for the starting free safety position, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports. Safeties coach David Merritt said of the competition, "I'm going to be honest with you, you can sit here right now and say yes [it's Darian Thompson], but I can't sit here and take away from what Andrew Adams has done."

Adams notched 46 tackles, five passes defensed and one interception over 14 games last season as a replacement for Darian Thompson, who missed almost the entire year with a foot injury. However, with Thompson back to full health, it appears as if he is the favorite to claim the starting free safety role. While Adams is a dark horse, it's tough to rule out the 24-year-old completely, making this training camp battle quite intriguing.

Ishaq Williams
Williams (undisclosed) reverted to the Giants' injured reserve,'s Dan Duggan reports.

Williams was released by the Giants earlier in the offseason after suffering an unspecified injury but has since cleared waivers and, in turn, landed on the Giants' IR. Unless he reaches an injury settlement with the team or becomes one of the team's two injured-reserve activations this season, Williams is stuck there.

Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
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
Jacob Huesman
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 NFL 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. The fact that he was a third-round pick essentially locks him into a roster spot.

Eli Manning
Manning has a revised set of offensive weapons for the upcoming season, including free-agent pickup Brandon Marshall and 2017 first-round pick Evan Engram, Conor Orr of reports.

After the aforementioned moves, Manning has exchanged the broken down Victor Cruz for Marshall while adding one of the promising tight ends from a stacked class of rookies. With Marshall and Engram joining wideouts Odell Beckham and Sterling Shepard, competent pass-catching backs Paul Perkins and Shane Vereen and tight end Will Tye, the Giants boast their best array of skill-position talent of the last decade and perhaps Manning's entire career. Unfortunately for Manning, he's regressed significantly as he prepares for his age-36 season, struggling with deep passes (52.8 QB rating on throws of 21-plus yards in 2016) and being saddled with an uninspiring head coach (Ben McAdoo). However, Manning has the weapons at his disposal to reach his heights of the past.

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 Week 1 at Dallas
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
Hand - Questionable for Week 1 at Dallas
No Updates
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
Gallman signed his rookie deal for four years and $2.82 million with a $419 thousand signing bonus Tuesday.

A tough, physical runner who rushed for 2,660 yards and 30 TDs at Clemson his last two years, Gallman has a good chance to open the year as Paul Perkins' backup.

Corbin Bryant
Bryant (shoulder) was signed by the Giants to a one-year deal Thursday, Dan Graziano of reports.

Bryant, who has spent the past four seasons in Buffalo, was placed on IR last year with a shoulder injury after notching 11 tackles in eight games. He'll look to provide depth for a defensive tackle corps led by Damon Harrison in New York.

Shoulder - Questionable for Week 1 at Dallas
George Winn
Winn was released by the Giants on Monday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports.

Winn signed with the Giants as 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 reserve running back with another team.

Kevin Snead
No Updates
Jerome Lane
Lane was signed by the Giants on Thursday, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.

Lane, a 6-3, 220-pound receiver out of Akron, will be a longshot to make the Giants' final roster. The big-bodied wideout actually began his collegiate career as a linebacker, entering the league with just two years of receiving experience under his belt.

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 Week 1 at Dallas
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 is focused on improving his yards after the catch, Dan Salomone of reports.

Shepard only dropped four passes while hauling in 65 of his 105 targets (62 percent) as a rookie, but his YAC average of 3.9 was among the NFL's worst for receivers who primarily played the slot. His poor work after the catch limited him to 6.5 yards per target with a long gain of 32 yards, likely contributing to the Giants' decisions to sign Brandon Marshall and draft TE Evan Engram. Combining the offseason additions with his own probable development, Shepard figures to improve on last year's efficiency but will have a tough time making another run at triple-digit targets.

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 may have rushed back too soon, as the veteran scat back 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 gig as the 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.

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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Devin Taylor
Taylor signed a one-year contract Wednesday with the Giants, Jordan Raanan of reports.

Taylor spent the last four seasons with the Lions, and worked in a starting role along the defensive line in 2016. He was a serviceable contributor with 28 tackles and 4.5 sacks, but Taylor will have a tougher path to seeing snaps with the Giants, as Jason Pierre-Paul and Olivier Vernon are locked into starting roles at the two end spots.

Will Beatty
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Nigel Tribune
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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 Week 1 at Dallas
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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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 (calf) was able to run on the sidelines during June's mandatory minicamp, Paul Schwartz of The New York Post reports. "I anticipate him for training camp,'' head coach Ben McAdoo said.

Ellison sat out OTAs due to calf soreness so it's encouraging he was more active during minicamp. His issue never appeared to be all that serious in any case, but it still isn't certain if he'll be full speed when training camp rolls around next month.

Calf - Questionable for Week 1 at Dallas
D.J. Fluker
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Aldrick Rosas
Rosas has impressed the Giants brass during the offseason and looks poised to enter training camp as the team's top kicker, Jordan Raanan of reports. "He's got nice size, a nice strong leg and he's been highly accurate since he's been here," special teams coach Tom Quinn said of Rosas last week. "He's very coachable, so he's been very good to work with. We've only had a couple of weeks that we've been able to get him out here with a snap and hold."

When the Giants signed the Southern Oregon product to a reserve/future contract in January, it was expected that he'd be more of a training-camp body than a serious candidate to assume kicking duties in the 2017 season. However, with incumbent kicker Robbie Gould not retained and the Giants opting not to address the position in the draft or free agency, Rosas suddenly looks like a good bet to crack the 53-man roster, despite his lack of prior NFL experience. Unlike Gould and Josh Brown before him, Rosas offers a big leg to the Giants' kicking game, and the consistency with which he's hit field goals so far in offseason workouts has helped assuage some of the concerns the organization had about his accuracy. Given his lack of track record at the professional level, Rosas will still need a strong preseason to solidify his spot with the Giants, but the 22-year-old could carry some intrigue as a final-round flier in fantasy drafts while he supports what could be a potent Giants offense.

Zak DeOssie
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B.J. Goodson
Goodson is working with the first-team defense in nickel and base situations at OTAs,'s Jordan Raanan reports.

Selected in the fourth round (No. 109 overall) last year, Goodson only logged 14 defensive snaps as a rookie while stuck behind Kelvin Sheppard, who has yet to sign with a team this offseason. Sheppard's departure was expected to give Goodson the inside track to the starting middle linebacker job, but it's a bit surprising to hear that the second-year player is getting regular first-team work with the nickel defense, as outside 'backers Keenan Robinson and Jonathan Casillas got most of the nickel snaps last year. Should he displace Robinson or Casillas, in addition to winning the starting job in the middle, Goodson would have a clear path to IDP utility as a three-down inside linebacker.

Jadar Johnson
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Calvin Munson
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Brandon Marshall
Marshall has been in communication with quarterback Eli Manning since the Giants' offseason program ended in hopes of easing his transition into the team's offense, ESPN's Jordan Raanan reports.

Marshall and Manning have been in touch through FaceTime, allowing the veteran receiver to clear up questions regarding things like timing and signals in New York's offense. The 33-year-old Marshall, who signed a two-year deal with the Giants this offseason, said he didn't start feeling comfortable in his new team's scheme until the last couple weeks of its offseason program. His continued work with Manning since then only figures to aid his acclimation process ahead of training camp. From there, Marshall will hope to provide a big-bodied target to complement the dynamic duo of Odell Beckham and Sterling Shepard alongside him.

Rahim Moore
Moore was released by the Giants on Thursday, Ralph Vacchiano of reports.

Moore hasn't appeared in regular season NFL action since the 2015 season with Houston, when he made 16 tackles in seven games. He'll look to catch on with another team as a depth option at safety.

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 Week 1 at Dallas

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