EAST RUTHEFORD, N.J. (AP) — Long-snapper Zak DeOssie is returning for a 13th season with the New York Giants.
The team announced the re-signing of its second-longest tenured player Tuesday,...
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UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: G Jamon Brown, S Landon Collins, LS Zak DeOssie, DT Mario Edwards, WR Bennie Fowler, G John Greco, S Antonio Hamilton, DT John Jenkins, WR...
Ed Kranepool, Aaron Boone to receive Thurman Munson awards
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets 1969 World Series champion Ed Kranepool and Yankees manager Aaron Boone will be honored at next month's Thurman Munson awards dinner.
They will be joined Feb. 5 by Yankees Didi Gregorius and Miguel Andujar, along with Giants two-time Super Bowl champion Zak DeOssie.
The Munson awards are presented annually for success on and off the field. The 74-year-old Kranepool, who is awaiting a kidney donor, will receive his award from teammate Ron Swoboda.
Brown coach Phil Estes stepping down
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown football coach Phil Estes is stepping down.
University officials say Estes resigned Monday, effective immediately. He was named head coach in 1998 and led the team to three Ivy League titles.
He finished 115-94 overall, making him the second-winningest coach in program history. But the Bears have struggled recently, with Estes' resignation coming after a 1-9 season ended with a 49-7 loss to Dartmouth.
Coughlin returns, Shurmur debuts in Jaguars-Giants opener
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The old and new will be crossing paths at MetLife Stadium when the Jacksonville Jaguars open the season against the New York Giants.
The game will be the first for Jaguars executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin against the Giants, the team he led to two Super Bowl titles before resigning in January 2016 after a dozen seasons as coach.
Pat Shurmur hasn’t provided quick fix for Giants offense
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The additions of new coach Pat Shurmur and No. 2 overall draft pick Saquon Barkley didn't provide a quick fix for the New York Giants' offense.
The 20-10 loss to the Cleveland Brown in the preseason opener Thursday night at MetLife Stadium was somewhat disappointing, at least based on the statistics.
Winston re-elected president of NFL players union
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Eric Winston has been unanimously re-elected as president of the NFL players union, earning his third straight three-year term.
Winston, who is scheduled to become a free agent, ran unopposed for the position. The NFLPA Board of Player Representatives announced the result Sunday at the NFLPA's annual meetings.
New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich was elected as the union's treasurer.
Cards’ Fitzgerald fined $24K for crackback block vs. Texans
NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday for an illegal crackback block against the Houston Texans last Sunday.
Fitzgerald was assessed a 15-yard penalty after Adrian Peterson was stopped for no gain on the play, which occurred midway through the first quarter of the Cardinals' 31-21 loss in Houston.
Fluker, Goodson, Pugh out for Giants game with Redskins
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants right guard D.J. Fluker is going to miss the Thanksgiving game against the Redskins in Washington.
The Giants also announced that tackle Justin Pugh (back) and middle linebacker B.J. Goodson (ankle) also will miss the game.
The injury to Fluker means the Giants will have to use their eighth offensive line combination in 11 games. It is expected that veteran John Greco or first-year player Jon Halapio will replace Fluker.
Long snapper Zak DeOssie re-signs with New York Giants
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Long snapper Zak DeOssie will be back with the New York Giants for an 11th season.
The Giants announced Friday that the team's second longest-tenured player has signed a new contract.
Odell Beckham Jr. misses Giants practice with hip injury
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has missed practice with a hip injury.
Coach Ben McAdoo said Wednesday that he is taking a day-to-day approach as the star wide receiver deals with a hip pointer sustained in Sunday's 27-23 win over Baltimore.
Beckham had a career game, catching eight passes for 222 yards and two touchdowns, including a winning 66-yard catch and run with 1:24 to play.