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(Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement)

Giants QB Eli Manning and S Landon Collins joined New York athletes wishing those injured in the Paramus school bus crash to get well soon. 

"I just wanted to reach out to everyone at East Brook Middle School and let you know that everyone on the Giants is thinking about you and praying for you during his tough time," Manning said into the camera.

Collins sent his personal message to Brendan O'Callaghan, who already received a signed stick and personal note from Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist

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Giants GM Dave Gettleman and head coach Pat Shurmur said they were looking to change the team's culture after a tumultuous season on and off the field in 2017. 

For S Landon Collins, he already notices a big difference being brought to the Giants with this new regime. 

"They don't want no bulls--t, honestly," Collins told The Post's Zach Braziller. "We want people who want to win, we want people that want to play. We want people that's hungry and go on the field and do their thing.

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Dec 3, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) recovers the fumble ahead of Oakland Raiders running back DeAndre Washington (33) during the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports (Kelley L Cox)
Dec 3, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) recovers the fumble ahead of Oakland Raiders running back DeAndre Washington (33) during the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports (Kelley L Cox)

Giants S Landon Collins is excited about the way the Giants are shaping up under new coach Pat Shurmur -- and he senses a difference from last season.

"They don't want no bullsh*t," Collins said on Tuesday when asked about the head coach, as well as new general manager Dave Gettleman, according to Tom Rock of Newsday. 

The Giants ushered in new leadership after firing head coach Ben McAdoo in December before finishing the season with then-defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo at the helm as interim head coach. Spagnuolo has since left the team as well...

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(Noah K. Murray)

Giants CB Eli Apple is embarrassed yet grateful. 

His embarrassment stems from a sophomore season that saw tumult, both on and off the field. He threatened to leave the team facility after players and coaches called out his effort in a film session, was caught tweeting while on the sideline during a game, and eventually caused enough distraction and trouble in the locker room that teammate Landon Collins called him a "cancer."

Looking back now that a new season is upon him, Apple knows that 2017 just wasn't his year...

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(William Hauser)

For those who didn't vote for Giants DT Damon "Snacks" Harrison in the NFL Top 100 this year -- good luck. 

It appears that Harrison, who was No. 96 on the 2017 Top 100 list, won't make it this season as the latest installment of the list (No. 80-71) didn't include him. 

Well, it is safe to say that Snacks doesn't appreciate it after warning "every lineman we play this year" that he will have no mercy. 

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New York Giants offensive tackle Ereck Flowers blocks as Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Robert Ayers rushes during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants offensive tackle Ereck Flowers blocks as Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Robert Ayers rushes during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)

Giants safety Landon Collins said offensive lineman Ereck Flowers skipped the team's voluntary offseason program last month over the signing of left tackle Nate Solder.

Collins, speaking on WFAN's "Boomer and Gio" on Friday morning, said he did not receive a text back from Flowers in the offseason, but his cousin, with whom Flowers is close, did. According to Collins, Solder's signing was the reason why Flowers wasn't with the team and was instead in Miami.

"He's just unhappy that they picked up [Nate Solder]," Collins said. "That's it."

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New York Giants' Landon Collins (21) returns an interception for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)
New York Giants' Landon Collins (21) returns an interception for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)

Giants S Landon Collins is ticked off with NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2018 after he was ranked No. 92 on the list Monday night.

The rankings, which are voted on by NFL Players, had Collins at No. 28 on the list last year after coming off a 2016 season that saw him as the Defensive Player of the year runner-up.

Though he is happy he made the list, Collins isn't content with the number next to his name. And he made sure to let everyone know it.

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New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) just misses an interception on a ball intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve (87) during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) just misses an interception on a ball intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve (87) during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

Giants S Landon Collins underwent his second surgery to repair his right forearm on Monday, per ESPN's Jordan Raanan. 

It was reported two weeks ago that doctors didn't see Collins' forearm healing the way they had hoped, and a second surgery to repair it again was recommended.

Now that it is complete, the expected recovery time for the All-Pro safety is 6-8 weeks, which will have him recovered before the start of training camp. 

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New York Giants' Landon Collins (21) returns an interception for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)
New York Giants' Landon Collins (21) returns an interception for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the New York Jets Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)

Giants S Landon Collins said his fractured forearm was "100 percent" during his conference call with the media on Monday. 

That isn't the case at all.

Collins' forearm has not been healing as doctors expected it to, NFL Network's Mike Garafalo first reported Wednesday night. Now, the safety has accepted the recommendation to undergo a second surgery to plate the bone yet again, NorthJersey.com's Art Stapleton reported.

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New York Giants safety Landon Collins (21) and cornerback Eli Apple (24) (Michael Ainsworth/AP)
New York Giants safety Landon Collins (21) and cornerback Eli Apple (24) (Michael Ainsworth/AP)

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At the end of last season, Eli Apple was in the epicenter of the Giants' locker room dysfunction. It got so bad that his teammate, Landon Collins, called him "a cancer" during a radio appearance in late December.

That's a hard word to walk back, and a feud that didn't seem easy to fix. But, on the first day of the new Giants' offseason workout program on Monday, Collins insisted that's exactly what they did. Everything between the two of them, he insisted, is fine despite everything that happened last season...

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New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The new Giants coaching staff inherited plenty of lingering problems, but none bigger than the dysfunctional mess inside the defensive backs room. Three cornerbacks were suspended last season. Efforts were openly questioned. And it all bottomed out when safety Landon Collins publicly called cornerback Eli Apple "a cancer."

Maybe it's true that everyone will have a "clean slate" this season, as the new regime has promised. But that's still a major headache that new defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo has to cure.

"The DB room is always full of characters," Anarumo said. That's a funny line, but it doesn't really explain the size of this mess...

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While Giants new head coach Pat Shurmur will be trying to revitalize a lethargic offense, new defensive coordinator James Bettcher will look to implement his new 3-4 scheme into the defense. 

Bettcher's aggressive nature in his defensive scheme has the making to switch things up for some players in the Giants' locker room. And the team seems fully committed to this change, as not only did they trade Jason Pierre-Paul to get clear up his contract, but he didn't fit into the 3-4 scheme. Olivier Vernon will likely see challenges in transitioning as well. 

But what about the Giants' most versatile player in S Landon Collins?

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(Dennis Schneidler)

The Giants added more depth to their secondary on Monday, signing veteran S Mike Thomas to a two-year deal, per ESPN's Jordan Raanan.

Thomas, 28, is a five-year veteran who was primarily a special teamer with the Dolphins. He has made 55 special teams tackles over the past four seasons, which is tied for the league lead. On defense, Thomas has the ability to play both the strong and free safety positions. 

The Standford product was also a captain for the Dolphins, which attests to his off-the-field nature as well. His strong locker room presence is a quality GM Dave Gettleman wants in his players this season. 

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It seems like a perfect fit for the Giants. Their new defensive coordinator, James Bettcher, had a Top-10 defense in Arizona last season, and one of his best players on that defense was The Honey Badger - safety Tyrann Mathieu.

And now, suddenly, Mathieu is an unrestricted free agent … and the Giants think they have a need at safety. So …

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Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins (20) breaks up a pass intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson (18) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Mills)
Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins (20) breaks up a pass intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson (18) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Mills)

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The Giants couldn't get veteran cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to agree to a pay cut, so they officially released him on Sunday.

And now their cornerback corps suddenly looks very, very thin.

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New York Giants' Eli Apple reacts after breaking up a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)
New York Giants' Eli Apple reacts after breaking up a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) (Bill Kostroun/AP)

Eli Apple's future with the Giants was in question after a tumultuous 2017 season, and especially with new GM Dave Gettleman and HC Pat Shurmur put in place.

However, while fielding questions at the NFL Combine, they both reiterated the "clean slate deal" that Gettleman offered Apple earlier this offseason.

Gettleman spoke on his "nice visit" with Apple, where they talked for about a half hour. While telling Apple that he has the clean slate, he said "It's a new day. Let's go," according to SNY's Ralph Vacchiano. Gettleman wouldn't specifiy if Apple will definitely return next season, though, but he did say "I hope he shows up April 9," which is the first day of offseason workouts. 

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Jan 1, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) is sacked by New York Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison (98) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Mills)
Jan 1, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) is sacked by New York Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison (98) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Mills)

Giants DT Damon "Snacks" Harrison and S Landon Collins made it to Pro Football Focus' top 101 players for the 2017 NFL season. 

Harrison, who has made the list four times now, was named PFF's best run defender in 2017 after hitting 40 run stops for the third time in his career. Snacks may not have made the Pro Bowl, but PFF recognizes him as one of -- if not the most -- valuable run stopper in the game. 

"There is no greater run-stuffing force in the NFL than Damon Harrison, the Giants defensive tackle," PFF writes. "Harrison won PFF's best run defender award again this season, and has made run stops and run-stop percentage a statistic owned by him alone. Harrison again topped 40 run stops this season, third time in his career, or two more times than the rest of the league's interior defenders have managed since 2006. The run game has never been less important in the NFL, but Harrison is good enough to be an exception to that rule."

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Eli Manning and Odell Beckham during preseason play Saturday. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)
Eli Manning and Odell Beckham during preseason play Saturday. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Leave it to Eli Manning to steal the spotlight from Tom Brady in a Super Bowl again -- this time without even being there.

While Brady and the New England Patriots were losing Super Bowl LII to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night, Manning and Odell Beckham, Jr. starred in one of the most popular and best Super Bowl commercials which aired during the game on NBC. It featured Manning and Beckham doing a choreographed touchdown celebration to the "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" from the "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack, complete with some of that movie's most famous moves.

Manning did most of the wildest dancing, including a head-spinning and startlingly accurate homage to Patrick Swayze's dancing in the movie's final scene. He was also joined by some of his offensive linemen. Giants safety Landon Collins made a cameo appearance in the commercial for the NFL, too...

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New York Giants safety Landon Collins (21) during game 16 of the NFL International Series against the Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Statdium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants safety Landon Collins (21) during game 16 of the NFL International Series against the Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Statdium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Giants S Landon Collins gave his stance on the vulgar video an Albama student posted to Instagram using racial slurs.

Collins, who played his college football at Alabama, took to Twitter to address the situation, saying he doesn't want people spewing racial slurs to support the Alabama football team. 

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Pat Shurmur may already know he's likely to be the next Giants coach, but for now, he's got other priorities. With the Minnesota Vikings still in the playoffs, he told reporters last week that his future has to be on the "back burner".

Once the Giants get to his front burner, though, he'll see he has a lot of work to do.

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(Kim Klement)

The Landon Collins-Eli Apple feud may be ending soon after Collins admitted their relationship can be repaired. 

It appears Collins is done fighting with his teammate as he voiced his support for Apple while at the NCAA national championship game in Atlanta Monday night. 

"My relationship can be repaired with him," Collins told The Post's Zach Braziller. "Our relationship can be mended. I don't know what his mindset is right now. He's kind of all over the place right now. You can see that with his Twitter rant. We got to have an understanding why he's playing football, because you got to be playing football to be one of the best players, not to be on the team and blowing your opportunity."

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Despite his records and championship titles, Giants S Landon Collins wouldn't want Bill Belichick as his head coach. 

It was rumored a power struggle in the Patriots' organization could see Belichick find employment elsewhere. However, he said he "absolutely" plans on coaching the Pats in 2018

Collins likened Belichick's style of coaching to that of his former coach at Alabama -- Nick Saban. Saban's style may have made Collins into the Pro Bowler he is today, but that doesn't mean he wants to be in that environment again. 

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New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple (24) during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple (24) during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

New Giants GM Dave Gettleman said Wednesday's meeting with cornerback Eli Apple, the first time the two of them met since the team hired Gettleman, "went fine."

"Eli was attentive and focused, and because he was suspended he couldn't be at the team meeting where I spoke to the team on Monday," Gettleman told the New York Daily News' Pat Leonard. "So I went through that process, so we'll see where it goes."

Apple's second professional season was filled with controversey and ended with him being suspended for the Giants' season finale due to "a pattern of behavior that is conduct detrimental to the team."

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New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)

Giants S Landon Collins has an odd idea regarding the type of player the team should select with the No. 2 pick in the upcoming NFL Draft.

"That's a big, that's a tough one," Collins said Wednesday on ESPN's First Take. "I don't say it's a quarterback, no. I don't say it's a quarterback. I'd say we see what we do this offseason. I would say, um, probably get some help at wide receiver. Get Odell, Brandon Marshall, and Sterling [Shepard] and Eli [Manning] some more options."

Aside from the above players as receiving options, the Giants also have TE Evan Engram, who excelled during his rookie season.

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Oct 22, 2017; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants corner back Eli Apple (24) reacts after breaking up a pass in the end zone during the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)
Oct 22, 2017; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants corner back Eli Apple (24) reacts after breaking up a pass in the end zone during the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)

Giants new GM Dave Gettleman will meet with CB Eli Apple Wednesday to discuss his tumultuous 2017 season. 

Gettleman made note on WFAN Tuesday night that he couldn't comment on Apple's on and off the field issues this season because he hasn't spoken with him yet. However, that will quickly change as Apple and Gettleman get to know each other. 

The 67-year-old GM has preached a healthy locker room environment where respect is key to forming a good team. 

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(Bill Streicher)

Giants CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie believes S Landon Collins and CB Eli Apple can get passed their recent predicament, per NJ.com's Dan Duggan.

Collins and Apple went back and forth with comments directed at each other for the past couple weeks, with Collins ultimately calling Apple a "cancer" during a radio interview last week. However, despite all the bad blood between the two teammates, Rodgers-Cromartie belives the offseason will be a healant for their relationship. 

"The offseason is long. You can put all of that behind you," Rodgers-Cromartie said. "You can talk about it, get on the phone with each other. Whatever you have, get away from it. I just think it's just this season, the atmosphere of being in this locker room, that's it. This offseason, I definitely think they'll gel back."

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Mar 1, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carolina Panters general manager Dave Gettleman speaks to the media during the 2017 NFL Combine at the Indiana Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports (Brian Spurlock)
Mar 1, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carolina Panters general manager Dave Gettleman speaks to the media during the 2017 NFL Combine at the Indiana Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports (Brian Spurlock)

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Dave Gettleman will begin his first full day as the Giants general manager on Friday, and he won't need anyone to show him around the office. He also won't need an update on the Giants' many problems.

He already knows.

The big question, though, is this: How is he going to fix this mess? How is he going to restore the Giants to what they were when he left in 2012.

Tags: Brett Jones, Davis Webb, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Eli Apple, Eli Manning, Ereck Flowers, Justin Pugh, Landon Collins, Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz, Weston Richburg, Ralph Vacchiano
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New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple works out during NFL football training camp, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)
New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple works out during NFL football training camp, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez/AP)

The Giants have suspended CB Eli Apple for the remainder of the season due to detrimental conduct.

"We have suspended Eli for a pattern of behavior that is conduct detrimental to the team," interim GM Kevin Abrams said.

Part of that behavior was an argument Apple had with QB coach Tim Walton during practice on Wednesday over his refusal to take the field with the scout team, a source told SNY's Ralph Vacchiano, adding that the argument was "heated." According to Vacchiano, Wednesday was not the first time Apple and Walton squared off this season.

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Aug 26, 2017; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants quarterback Davis Webb (5) during a preseason game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)
Aug 26, 2017; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants quarterback Davis Webb (5) during a preseason game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Penner)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Davis Webb, the Giants rookie quarterback, is finally getting a promotion.

Webb, the Giants' third-round pick out of Cal, is being prepped to be the No. 2 quarterback this week, which means he'll be activated for his first NFL game on Sunday when the Giants play host to the Washington Redskins, interim coach Steve Spagnuolo said. After spending all season as the third-string quarterback, Davis leap-frogged Geno Smith and practiced with the second-string on Wednesday.

Eli Manning is still slated to be the Giants' starter on Sunday. But the possibility now exists that Webb will get into the game.

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New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple (24) during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple (24) during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Giants S Landon Collins said on Wednesday that CB Eli Apple has "checked out," while speaking to Josina Anderson of ESPN.

"I feel like he's checked out," Collins said. "If you go back to the game on Sunday, Eli was sitting down on the sideline. That's not what we need right now."

Collins' comments came a day after he seemed to call Apple a "cancer" during an ESPN radio show, per ESPN.com's Ian O'Connor. Collins tweeted an apology on Wednesday, but did not address the most recent comments...

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New York Giants middle linebacker B.J. Goodson against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants middle linebacker B.J. Goodson against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)

With one game left in the season, the Giants have placed LB B.J. Goodson on IR.

To replace Goodson on the roster, the Giants signed WR Marquis Bundy off the practice squad.

The 24-year-old Goodson was limited to seven games this season due to leg injuries. He is the 22nd player to be placed on IR this season, after Landon Collins was placed on IR on Tuesday.

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New York Giants safety Landon Collins (21) during game 16 of the NFL International Series against the Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Statdium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants safety Landon Collins (21) during game 16 of the NFL International Series against the Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Statdium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Landon Collins' 2017 season is officially over after the Giants placed him on injured reserve with a broken forearm. In a corresponding move, they've signed LB Derrick Matthews from the practice squad.

Collins' season ends with 104 combined tackles, 2 interceptions and another Pro-Bowl selection, his second. His 47 consecutive start streak will end as well, as he'll miss his first game as a professional football player.

When Collins learned of the news, he broke down.

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(William Hauser)

Amid the Giants' lost season, Landon Collins has been a rare bright spot. He's started every game despite nagging injuries, but his near three-year start streak will come to an end as he broke his forearm in the Giants' 23-0 loss to the Cardinals on Christmas Eve.

The injury occurred as Collins made a tackle just before halftime. He thought he'd be able to shake off the soreness and return to the game before learning the extent of the injury.

"I don't even remember the last time I cried," Collins said... 

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Oct 1, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) defends against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports (Kim Klement)
Oct 1, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) defends against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports (Kim Klement)

Giants safety Landon Collins suffered a fractured forearm while tight end Evan Engram and wide receiver Sterling Shepard also left Sunday's 23-0 loss to the Arizona Cardinals with injuries, according to interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo.

Collins left the game late in the second quarter on a hit on Arizona's D.J. Foster. One play after he was taken out of the game, Drew Stanton threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Larry Fitzgerald that gave the Cardinals a 10-0 lead.

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning signals to teammates during the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. (Matt Kartozian/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning signals to teammates during the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. (Matt Kartozian/USA TODAY Sports)

Giants quarterback Eli Manning turned the ball over three times, including a lost fumble that was returned for a touchdown, as New York lost to the Arizona Cardinals 23-0 on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Manning was 27-for-45 for 263 yards and two interceptions, as the Giants fell to 2-13 heading into the final week of the season. A fourth-quarter sack by Deone Bucannon was returned 21 yards by Robert Nkemdiche for a touchdown that gave the Cardinals a 23-0 lead.

The Giants struggled to stop Larry Fitzgerald, who had nine catches for 119 yards and a touchdown. Drew Stanton completed 20 of 34 passes for 209 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.

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New York Giants middle linebacker B.J. Goodson against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants middle linebacker B.J. Goodson against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)

The Giants ruled linebacker B.J. Goodson and wide receiver Tavarres King out for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals due to an ankle injury and a concussion, respectively.

Goodson, 24, has appeared in just two games since Oct. 22. 

Interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo also listed safety Landon Collins (ankle), defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (finger) and safety Nat Berhe (hamstring) as questionable.

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New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)

Giants S Landon Collins, who was forced to exit Sunday's loss to the Eagles due to a lingering ankle injury, missed practice again on Thursday.

LB B.J. Goodson (ankle), WR Tavarres King (concussion), and DE Jason Pierre-Paul (finger) also missed practice for a second straight day..

S Nat Berhe (hamstring), CB Brandon Dixon (heel/hamstring), T Ereck Flowers (groin), and DE Olivier Vernon (not injury related) were limited participants.

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 (William Hauser)
(William Hauser)

Giants S Landon Collins has so much faith in rookie QB Davis Webb that he doesn't want the team to select a QB with their top pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

"Don't draft him," Collins told the NY Post when asked about potentially drafting a franchise-level QB next spring. "Don't do it. Davis is gonna be really good in the league when it's his time, I promise you."

The same day the rookie QB took snaps with the first-team offense, CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie also said he believes the heir apparent to Eli Manning doesn't reside in next year's draft, but rather in their own clubhouse.

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Oct 1, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (41) and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) sack Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports (Kim Klement)
Oct 1, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (41) and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) sack Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports (Kim Klement)

The Giants (2-12) face the Cardinals on the road this Sunday. Here's what's going on today...

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Giants will interview Louis Riddick for GM position Thursday >> Read More

Davis Webb worked with first-team offense, but still unlikely to start >> Read More

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Tags: Davis Webb, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Eli Manning, Landon Collins, Scott Thompson
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GEICO SportsNite: Landon Collins 00:01:46
Ralph Vacchiano reports from Giants practice where Landon Collins discussed his injury and Davis Webb received first team reps in practice.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Landon Collins has been battling a badly sprained ankle for more than two months. It's not getting any better, the Giants have nothing left to play for, and even he knows it's probably time to shut it down.

He just won't.

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New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) just misses an interception on a ball intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve (87) during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) just misses an interception on a ball intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve (87) during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

Giants S Landon Collins, who was forced to exit Sunday's loss to the Eagles due to a lingering ankle injury, missed practice on Wednesday.

LB B.J. Goodson (ankle), WR Tavarres King (concussion), and DE Jason Pierre-Paul (finger) also missed practice.

S Nat Berhe (hamstring), CB Brandon Dixon (heel/hamstring), C Brett Jones (ankle), and S Darian Thompson (knee) were limited participants.

Tags: B.J. Goodson, Darian Thompson, Jason Pierre-Paul, Landon Collins, Nat Berhe, Tavarres King
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 (Kim Klement)
(Kim Klement)

Giants S Landon Collins opened up about CB Eli Apple's behavior yet again, saying the sophomore corner "has to grow up."

Collins spoke on "The Michael Kay Show" on Monday, where he addressed what the team thinks about Apple's incidents on and off the field this year. At the end of the day, Collins believes his teammate needs to mature. 

"Look, we're all grown men in there," Collins said. "He has to grow up. Mentor and raising are two different things. Right now, I feel like we're doing one more than the other."

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(Brad Penner)

The Giants (2-12) face the Cardinals on the road this Sunday. Here's what's going on today...

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Landon Collins will represent the Giants as a starter at the 2018 Pro Bowl >> Read More

Giants activate DE Romeo Okwara from IR >> Read More

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New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins reacts after recovering a fumble against the Oakland Raiders in the third quarter at Oakland Coliseum. (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)

Giants safety Landon Collins was named to the Pro Bowl for a second straight season, the league announced Tuesday.

Collins, who made the Pro Bowl last year, will be the NFC's starting safety after totaling two interceptions and six passes defensed through New York's first 14 games of the season.

The 23-year-old Collins said he had mixed emotions about being named a Pro Bowler again, mainly given he hasn't had the same individual success (five interceptions, four sacks, 13 passes defensed in 2016) or team success as last year, as the Giants have lost 12 of 14 games a year after finishing 11-5.

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 (Cary Edmondson)
(Cary Edmondson)

Giants S Landon Collins and TE Evan Engram are among the top of their respective positions in fan voting for the 2018 Pro Bowl. 

Collins was the runner-up for strong safeties as he finished behind the Seahawks' Kam Chancellor. The third-year safety was a first-time Pro Bowler last season as he made a run as the runner-up NFC Defensive Player of the Year.

Collins is currently leading the Giants in tackles (103) with two interceptions, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble this season...

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GEICO SportsNite: Giants 00:00:42
Giants quarterback Eli Manning speaks to the media about how the team played in a 34-29 loss and where he wants to be next season.

Despite the Giants' season being long over, the team being ravaged with injuries and the entire Eli Manning debacle being so close in the rearview mirror, New York refused to quit and fought hard against the league-leading Eagles for a 34-29loss.

Manning enjoyed his best game of recent memory, throwing for 434 yards on 37-57 attempts with three touchdowns and an interception. Manning's potential game-winning drive ended in a fourth-and-goal incompletion with less than a minute left. 

Sterling Shepard was Manning's favorite target, catching 11 passes for 139 yards and a touchdown...

Tags: Eli Manning, Evan Engram, Landon Collins, Sterling Shepard, Tavarres King
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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is tackled by New York Giants' Kerry Wynn (72) as Landon Collins (21) watches during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (Seth Wenig/AP)
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is tackled by New York Giants' Kerry Wynn (72) as Landon Collins (21) watches during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (Seth Wenig/AP)

Landon Collins has re-aggravated his ankle injury in the second quarter against the Eagles and has been ruled out for the rest of the game, the team announced.

Collins was initially ruled doubtful for the game but convinced trainers in a workout this morning that he'd be good to go. He started and registered a tackle before being forced to exit. 

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans catches the ball on the half yard line over New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans catches the ball on the half yard line over New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)

Despite fears that Landon Collins (ankle) may be forced to miss an NFL game for the first time in his career, he is active today against the Eagles, the Giants announced. 

Collins didn't practice Friday but was deemed good to go for Sunday. 

Nat Berhe (hamstring) and Travis Rudolph (hamstring) are among the inactives, as is Davis Webb, Paul Perkins, Jeremy Cash, Damien Mama and Hunter Sharp.

The Giants host the Eagles at 1 p.m.

Tags: Davis Webb, Landon Collins, Nat Berhe, Paul Perkins
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 (Brad Penner)
(Brad Penner)

Giants head coach Steve Spagnuolo doesn't feel he needs to interject in the drama between S Landon Collins and CB Eli Apple.

Apple made controversial headlines this week after he was caught tweeting on the sideline of Sunday's contest against the Cowboys, which is a violation of the NFL's social media policy. The second-year safety has had a tumultuous season thus far, -- both on and off the field -- and Collins supposedly talked to Apple about it. However, Apple refuted these claims, saying he spoke with other teammates like Brandon Marshall instead. 

Spagnuolo had no comments specifically on the Collins-Apple debate. Instead, he noted how this Giants team is a family. 

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New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) just misses an interception on a ball intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve (87) during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)
New York Giants strong safety Landon Collins (21) just misses an interception on a ball intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Seth DeValve (87) during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

Giants S Landon Collins may have to miss his first career game on Sunday as he continues to battle an ankle injury. 

Collins was listed as doubtful for Sunday's contest against the Eagles. He showed some promise on Thursday being a limited participant at practice. However, he was out for Friday's practice. 

The 23-year-old has played in all 45 career games over three season. He is currently leading the Giants in tackles (102 combined) while have two interceptions, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and six passes defended this season. 

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