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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:22:16 -0700
New York Giants S Mykkele Thompson (knee) is expected to miss "a few weeks" with a knee injury, according to head coach Ben McAdoo.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:30:40 -0700
New York Giants RB Andre Williams is poised for a bounce-back year in the opinion of head coach Ben McAdoo.
Fantasy Tip: It is unclear exactly what McAdoo means by "bounce-back year" for Williams, whose best season was averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rookie in 2014. Williams reportedly dropped weight in the offseason, but he has no business stealing reps from Rashad Jennings or rookie Paul Perkins unless he has completely transformed his running style. Consider him an extreme longshot to be a fantasy factor in 2016.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 13:49:11 -0800
New York Giants new head coach Ben McAdoo is likely to retain the offensive play-calling duties now that he is the head coach.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:53:43 -0800
New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo agreed to a four-year deal Thursday, Jan. 14. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:15:48 -0800
The New York Giants officially announced that Ben McAdoo will be their next head coach Thursday, Jan. 14. He's been the Giants offensive coordinator the last two seasons. New York's offense ranked 10th and eighth, respectively, in the NFL the last two seasons. QB Eli Manning's numbers have improved in each of the past two years, too. Manning completed 58.5% of his passes in 2013 for 3,818 yards, 18 touchdowns and 27 interceptions but threw a career-high 35 touchdowns this year.
Fantasy Tip: This is good news for Manning and the Giants offense, as they'll keep familiarity with McAdoo. McAdoo has made the Giants much more efficient in his version of the west coast offense. Manning can be a low-end QB1, and his favorite target, Odell Beckham Jr., should be a top-five fantasy pick in 2016.
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 20:36:17 -0800
Former Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin might be a name to watch for the vacant New York Giants offensive coordinator job. He worked with new head coach Ben McAdoo with the Green Bay Packers.
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:31:55 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo will be the new head coach of the Giants, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: McAdoo's hiring should be good news for Eli Manning and the offense since the offensive system should not change much. Eli Manning should be considered a starting quarterback in some deeper leagues, while Odell Beckham Jr. should be selected in one of the early rounds of drafts. Rashad Jennings and Shane Vereen likely will be middle-round options in a majority of fantasy leagues.
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 08:09:36 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo will interview with the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, Jan. 7, for their head coaching vacancy.
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:46:37 -0800
Updating a previous report, New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo interviewed for the Giants' head coaching vacancy Tuesday, Jan. 5, according to sources.
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 14:20:01 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo is a strong in-house candidate to assume the head coaching vacancy left by Tom Coughlin.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:50:30 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo could be a coaching candidate in the future, according to Giants president John Mara.
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:02:10 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said the team plans to stay aggressive and take deep shots against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10. "You don't ever go into a game scared. You go in and trust your plan and trust your preparation," McAdoo said. "We hit those throws and made those plays in practice last week. We are going to practice hard and take care of the execution and fundamentals and the physicality this week in practice and go out and expect to execute on Sunday."
Fantasy Tip: Despite the statement, the Giants are unlikely to have a ton of success down the field against Seattle without Victor Cruz. Odell Beckham Jr. has emerged as Eli Manning's favorite target opposite Rueben Randle. Beckham ($5,300) is a bit more expensive than Randle ($5,100), but his athleticism and shiftiness could give the Seahawks more problems.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:46:20 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said he would like the offense to make more expensive plays moving forward. McAdoo said the offense would like 13 percent of their plays to be explosive and have only had explosive plays on 10.3 percent of their plays this season.
Fantasy Tip: Eli Manning could see a bump up in his numbers if the team tries to be more aggressive in their play calling. Manning costs $6,400 on FantasyScore this week, but owners may want to see how their offense plays before using him. Odell Beckham Jr. could also benefit from a more explosive offense and could be a flex option.
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 07:25:29 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said he thinks the new offense is starting to click in practice. "I feel that we've made progress," McAdoo said. "We're making progress. We're starting to click in practice. We're getting some chemistry going. We just need to carry it over in the game."
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:03:22 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said he will call plays from the field this year instead of the pressbox.
Fri, 30 May 2014 14:30:49 -0700
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo's West Coast system was on display Thursday, May 29. The majority of plays included a three-wide receiver set. Expect plenty of screen passes and quick-timing, horizontal pass patterns, with three-step drops from the quarterback.
Fantasy Tip: If the offense clicks, Eli Manning will be more efficient. This is good for all fantasy commodities, especially in PPR formats.
Wed, 21 May 2014 12:36:36 -0700
New York Giants TE Adrien Robinson is ready to make an impact for the team in 2014, and is excited about the idea of having a clean slate with a new offensive coordinator. "It's my third year, my weight's down, we've got a new OC (offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo), new tight ends coach. Everything is fresh; it's like a clean slate. I'm just ready to go."
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:48:58 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said his top priority in running backs is that they are able to pass block. "Obviously, it's ideal to have a guy that is functional out of the backfield catching the football, but at the end of the day, if they can't protect the quarterback, they're going to have a hard time getting on the field," McAdoo said.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:07:13 -0800
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said the team will spend time working on the screen game this offseason.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:11:30 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he will be involved in the offensive discussions, but that offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo will have the final say in play calling.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:35:59 -0800
The New York Giants could target either WR Golden Tate (Seahawks) or WR James Jones (Packers) in free agency should they get there, in the opinion of Dan Graziano of ESPN New York. Graziano points out that offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo being with the team could help if the team tries to sign Jones.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:59:53 -0800
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he met with offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo before McAdoo was named offensive coordinator, so it is possible that Manning had input into the decision.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 10:06:25 -0800
New York Giants QB Eli Manning said he is excited about new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo. "I'm excited about what he'll bring to the Giants," Manning said. Manning is hoping the new offense has some of the old so it is a smooth transition.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:11:43 -0800
The New York Giants hired offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo to an undisclosed two-year deal Tuesday, Jan. 14.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:38:31 -0800
The New York Giants hired Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo as their new offensive coordinator Tuesday, Jan. 14.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:17:44 -0800
The Baltimore Ravens put in a request to speak to Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo regarding their offensive coordinator job.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 09:06:59 -0800
The Miami Dolphins will interview Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo for their offensive coordinator position Tuesday, Jan. 14.
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 09:17:33 -0800
The New York Giants did not meet with Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo about their offensive coordinator position Saturday, Jan. 11, because of inclement weather. The Giants are expected to meet with McAdoo Sunday, Jan. 12.
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 06:26:08 -0800
Green Bay Packers assistant coach Ben McAdoo will interview with other teams before he talks to the Miami Dolphins. McAdoo and head coach Joe Philbin are familiar with each other so an interview would be redundant.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:45:02 -0800
Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo will interview for the vacant offensive coordinator job with the New York Giants Saturday, Jan. 11, according two NFL sources.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 07:42:32 -0800
The Cleveland Browns will interview Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo for their head coaching vacancy this week.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:42:20 -0800
Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo is receiving interest from at least one team looking for an offensive coordinator and could be in line to interview for a head coaching position as well.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:48:31 -0800
The Miami Dolphins could consider Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo as a candidate for their offensive coordinator position.
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 09:08:33 -0800
One source believes that Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo is the favorite for the Miami Dolphins' offensive coordinator position.
Wed, 08 Feb 2012 12:53:58 -0800
Green Bay Packers tight ends coach Ben McAdoo has agreed to become the team's new quarterbacks coach.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 07:24:20 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been denied permission to interview Green Bay Packers tight ends Ben McAdoo for their offensive coordinator vacancy, according to league sources. Head coach Greg Schiano has been having difficulty assembling a staff thus far.
Sat, 28 Jan 2012 12:00:01 -0800
Green Bay Packers tight ends coach Ben McAdoo could be moved to quarterbacks coach if current quarterbacks coach Tom Clements is promoted to offensive coordinator.
Sat, 21 Jan 2012 08:12:45 -0800
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin may be interested in adding Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements, wide receivers coach Edgar Bennett and tight ends coach Ben McAdoo to his coaching staff.
Tue, 17 Jan 2006 11:08:46 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have named Ben McAdoo as tight ends coach.