The New York Football giants finished their 2016-2017 season 11-5, which was only good enough for second place in the NFC East. In, arguably, one of the toughest divisions in the NFL, the team they are chasing is the Dallas Cowboys, the reigning NFC East Division Champions. The Cowboys set a very high bar last season for the other teams in the division to shoot for, led by the success of their two rookies.

In preparation for the season, the Giants, are solidifying roster positions as best they can. With Training Camp about a month away, these are the player signings and releases that have gone on in East Rutherford, New Jersey since January.

**The player that will be listed here do not include the players who became free agents.**


There were a couple of major deals done during this time. Jason Pierre-Paul was designated as a franchise player, which guaranteed him an incredible contract that he later signed in March. Also, the Giants brought in WR Brandon Marshall to compliment Beckham.

The following are the players who were signed or released in the three month time frame leading up to the Draft.

  • Released- RB Rashad Jennings, WR Victor Cruz, RB George Winn
  • Signed- DB Donte Deayon, RB Jacob Huesman, DB Michael Hunter, DE Stansly Maponga, WR Darius Poe, WR Kevin Norwood, QB Keith Wenning, DE Jordan Williams, OL Michael Bowie, OL Adam Gettis, S Raheem Moore ,K Aldrick Rosas, OG Martin Wallace (subsequently released in March after signed in January), OL Khaled Holmes, RB Daryl Virgies, LB Curtis Grant, LS Zak DeOssie, WR Brandon Marshall, TE Rhett Ellison, OL DJ Fluker, RB Orleans Darkwa, OL John Jerry, QB Josh Johnson, LB Mark Herzlich, CB Valentino Blake, QB Geno Smith, LB Keenan Robinson

April is a time for scouting and drafting

There were a lot of things going on at this time in the Giants organization, and all around the NFL.

April is a busy time in the NFL and it all has to do with the draft. Teams around the league send their scouts out to the NFL combine and are holding Pro Days so that they can discover the top prospects coming out of college. After all the scouting and figuring, the following players were drafted by the New York Giants:

  • TE / WR Evan Engram- Ole Miss
  • DT Dalvin Tomlinson- Alabama
  • QB Davis Webb- California
  • RB Wayne Gallman- Clemson
  • DE / OLB Avery Moss- Youngstown State
  • OL Adam Bisnowaty- Pittsburgh

May and June: The home stretch before training camp

This is the time when it's time to get your stuff together.

Training camp is coming up next month and now teams are focused on the 2017-2018 season.

The following players are the players whose future with the Giants was decided during this time:

  • Released- QB Keith Wenning, RB George Winn, OL Martin Wallace, LB Ishaq Williams, S Rahim Moore, WR Jalen Williams, CB SaQuan Edwards, C Khaled Harris
  • Signed- WR Kevin Snead, DE Devin Taylor, S Duke Ihenacho, WR Jerome Lane, CB Nigel Tribune, DT Corbin Bryant

Next two teams in this series- Philadelphia Eagles and The Washington Redskins