EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. –- The New York Giants’ pass rush will be thinner than normal on Sunday night.Linebacker Devon Kennard (hamstring) and defensive ends George Selvie (calf) and Robert Ayers (hamstring) were ruled out on Friday against the San Francisco 49ers.
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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
The NFL has fined Bills DE Jerry Hughes for $23,152 for abusive language towards a game official and an additional $8,681 for head-butting a Giants player after a play in the Bills' 24-10 loss last Sunday.
Everything has changed
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It's one thing, in professional sports, to be a freak of nature; it's another to just be a freak.
The Giants' Nikita Whitlock never lost his desire to play on an NFL defensive line. He got his shot Sunday, and he sacked the Bills' quarterback.
ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski comments on Bill O'Brien's indecision at QB for the Texans, the deficiencies of Ryan Mallet, Eli Manning's improvement in facing the blitz and more.
Giants are thin at tight end
With Daniel Fells on injured reserve, watch for Larry Donnell's snaps to increase. Will the Giants' tight end be a reliable fantasy option moving forward? Fantasy advice (Insider)
As we run though the Week 5 picks, let's nominate some award winners for the first quarter of the season, for trophies both real and imagined.
Giants WR Cruz hopes for good news on anniversary of knee injury.
Devon Kennard's absence would be felt both in the Giants' top-ranked run defense and in their No. 32 pass defense.
Is Eli Manning on the love list?
The Giants' quarterback should have no issue lighting up the 49ers this week. San Francisco has given up 340 passing yards a game and a total of five touchdown passes on the road this season. Berry: Love/Hate
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not play Sunday against the New York Giants after his 40-year-old sister, Casandra, died from lupus, his agent, Greg Williams, said.
Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Victor Cruz says he can feel a difference already from PRP to calf. He has to wait 10 days after PRP before he can even talk to doctors about what he can do next. But he he's convinced he will play this season and play at a high level again.
Why Vereen's role will ebb and flow
Shane Vereen looks central to New York's game plan one week and absent the next. Why the Jekyll-and-Hyde usage? Mike Clay has the answer. Week 5 fantasy tips (Insider)
The New York Giants addressed the issue of MRSA with their players and are taking precautions to prevent the spread of infection on Wednesday.
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