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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:26:14 -0700
New York Giants RB Peyton Hillis handled the bulk of the repetitions with the second-team offense Thursday, July 31. RB Michael Cox is also in the mix. RB Andre Williams continued to receive most of the goal line carries.
Fantasy Tip: Whoever wins the backup spot has RB5 value.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:48:17 -0700
New York Giants RB David Wilson (neck) "needs a miracle" from his surgeon's evaluation to be able to continue his playing career, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: Wilson had some value as a RB4 or RB5. However, his career, and obviously his fantasy prospects for 2014, are in serious doubt. Andre Williams, Peyton Hillis or Michael Cox could elevate to RB5 status.
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 08:31:55 -0700
New York Giants RB Michael Cox could be in the mix for the kick return job if he makes the final roster.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:05:00 -0700
New York Giants RB Michael Cox will make to make the team as a running back during training camp and may face an uphill battle if RB David Wilson (neck) is healthy. Cox made the team last season because he was used as a kick returner.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:16:10 -0700
New York Giants running backs coach Craig Johnson said he is looking forward to seeing RBs Michael Cox and Kendall Gaskins once training camp starts. "They're young guys, they want to prove it. They're hungry and they want to go after it. All the backs are pretty good size and pretty physical so I'm excited about the position," Johnson said.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:03:11 -0800
New York Giants RB Michael Cox could start at running back Week 17 if RBs Andre Brown (concussion) and Peyton Hillis (concussion) are not able to play.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:57:58 -0800
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin doesn't expect to change things up when it comes to the roles of his running backs. Last week against the Green Bay Packers, RB Andre Brown was the lead back with RB Brandon Jacobs serving as the goal-line and short-yardage option. Brown had 18 carries for 75 percent of the workload, with Jacobs having five touches. RB Michael Cox will likely continue to be used on special teams, meaning RB Peyton Hillis would be inactive for the second straight week.
Fantasy Tip: Now that Jacobs has the lead role, he's basically a must-start, especially with a juicy matchup against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 12. Jacobs will be inconsistent in his production, making him a flex play in deep leagues.
Sun, 27 Oct 2013 08:21:41 -0700
New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) has been declared inactive for Week 8.
Fantasy Tip: Peyton Hillis and Michael Cox likely will share playing time at running back in the game. Hillis could be a starting option or a flex option while Cox should only be seen as a flex option.
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:45:27 -0700
New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) is officially listed as doubtful for Week 8. RBs Peyton Hillis and Michael Cox will split repetitions for the second straight week.
Fantasy Tip: Hillis is worth a start, but Cox should only be a flex option, at best, in cavernous leagues. Jacobs' short-term value is dwindling by the day with the emergence of Hillis and the returns of David Wilson (neck) and Andre Brown (leg) looming.
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:04:52 -0700
New York Giants RB Michael Cox carried 11 times for just 23 yards in a start in Week 7 against the Minnesota Vikings Monday, Oct. 21. Cox started with RBs Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) and David Wilson (neck) sidelined.
Fantasy Tip: The Giants didn't appear to trust Cox in pass protection, and by the end of the game the team leaned more heavily upon Peyton Hillis, who was just signed a few days ago. Cox doesn't look like a fantasy option with much of a future.
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:12:38 -0700
With New York Giants RBs Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) and David Wilson (neck) each inactive, RB Michael Cox will draw the start in Week 7 against the Minnesota Vikings Monday, Oct. 21.
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:12:09 -0700
New York Giants RB Michael Cox is expected to start at running back in the team's Week 7 game.
Fantasy Tip: Cox is expected to start but will be sharing playing time with Peyton Hillis during the game. Cox should only be considered a flex option in deeper leagues.
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:11:43 -0700
The New York Giants waived RB Da'Rel Scott Tuesday, Oct. 15. The team also released LB Darin Drakeford from the practice squad.
Fantasy Tip: Brandon Jacobs will be the main ball carrier now, with Michael Cox likely spelling him at times. It looks as though the G-Men will sign either Danny Ware or Peyton Hillis to the squad tomorrow.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:12:04 -0700
New York Giants RBs Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) and Da'Rel Scott (hamstring) both missed practice Monday, Oct. 14, with hamstring injuries, leaving RB Michael Cox as the only runner to practice. RB David Wilson (neck) is receiving a second opinion on his neck injury. Jacobs is expected to make it back to practice by Thursday, Oct. 17. However, Cox was told by coaches that he'd play in Week 7 against the Minnesota Vikings. He's been active in four games this season but hasn't had a single carry.
Fantasy Tip: Cox's playing time will depend on whether Scott is healthy enough to play on Monday night. Jacobs looked healthy and in shape in his start in Week 6 on Thursday night. He'll be a popular waiver wire addition this week.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:47:29 -0700
New York Giants RB David Wilson's (neck) injury is not believed to be serious, and the team kept him from returning to the Week 5 game as a precaution. Wilson will undergo more tests Monday, Oct. 7.
Fantasy Tip: The short week for New York might still keep Wilson out against the Chicago Bears this Thursday. In that case, Brandon Jacobs and Michael Cox will likely share the running duties. Stay tuned on Wilson's status.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:03:09 -0700
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin indicated RB Michael Cox still needs to learn the offense to earn a bigger role this season.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:39:00 -0700
The New York Giants have declared TE Adrien Robinson, OT Brandon Mosley, CB Corey Webster, OT David Diehl, DL Johnathan Hankins, RB Michael Cox, QB Ryan Nassib inactive for Week 3.
Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:58:01 -0700
The New York Giants have declared TE Adrien Robinson, LB Allen Bradford, OT Brandon Mosley, OT David Diehl, DL Johnathan Hankins, RB Michael Cox, QB Ryan Nassib inactive for Week 2.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:40:53 -0700
New York Giants RB Michael Cox is expected to make the final roster because he has shown he can contribute as a running back as well as a kick returner.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 10:45:03 -0700
New York Giants RB Michael Cox is returning kicks for the team in practice and would like to embrace the job moving forward. "I feel pretty comfortable doing it," Cox said. "I don't really have any issues with that. I know all the plays. Hopefully I go back there and return some kicks."
Fri, 10 May 2013 10:57:36 -0700
The New York Giants have signed second-round draft choice Johnathan Hankins, third-round draft choice DE Damontre Moore and seventh-round draft choice RB Michael Cox. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Sun, 28 Apr 2013 13:48:26 -0700
New York Giants RBs Da'Rel Scott, Ryan Torain and Michael Cox are expected to compete for the No. 3 running back job during offseason workouts and training camp.
Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:46:32 -0700
J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports the Minnesota Vikings are showing significant interest in Georgia Tech FB Michael Cox.
Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:46:11 -0700
J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports the Carolina Panthers are showing significant interest in Georgia Tech FB Michael Cox.
Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:45:48 -0700
J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports the Arizona Cardinals are showing significant interest in Georgia Tech FB Michael Cox.
Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:45:23 -0700
J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports Georgia Tech FB Michael Cox will have a workout with the Atlanta Falcons April 10.
Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:42:29 -0700
J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports Georgia Tech FB Michael Cox has a pre-draft visit scheduled with the Kansas City Chiefs April 16 and 17.
Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:41:53 -0700
J.J. Pesavento, of Next Level Scouting, reports Georgia Tech FB Michael Cox measured a height of 6-foot 1/4 and a weight of 253 pounds at his Pro Day. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.85 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.40 seconds and the long shuttle in 12.30 seconds. He measured a 30-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot broad jump.