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New York Giants Hold Players-Only Meeting; Antrel Rolle Demands More Aggressiveness
September 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has been down this road before and he didn't like it. That's why the savvy veteran and defensive captain called a players-only meeting earlier this week as Big Blue stares down a potential 0-3 start. And his message was a simple one: we have...

Jason Pierre-Paul “Promises” New York Giants Will Stop the Run Against Houston Texans
September 19th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Winless but optimistic, the New York Giants are taking it one game at a time, though Sundays matchup with the Houston Texans may be more than just another game. Starting 0-3 with two losses at home could quickly deflate the morale of everyone and anyone invested in the team. Sunday...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: Roger Goodell, NFL Mishandled Domestic/Child Abuse Cases
September 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
This past week in the NFL will likely go down as "the worst week ever" considering how many prominent names were arrested and/or charged with serious crimes. ***PHOTO1*** Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Jonathan Dwyer all had domestic violence charges brought to them, while Adrian Peterson had child abuse charges brought again...

New York Giants Would Be Confident Enough in Jason Pierre-Paul to Use Him at Tight End
September 19th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Since being the New York Giants' No. 1 draft selection in 2010 (15th overall), defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been a big help to the Giants defensive line, and with the offseason departure of Justin Tuck this year, JPP has been given more responsibility on the line. ***PHOTO1*** After playing only 11...

Can 2014 New York Giants Thrive Under Pressure and Erase the Doubt?
September 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
An 0-2 start. Many New York Giants fans have seen this before, so many aren't ready to throw in the towel on their team's chances just yet. We all know what can happen when we begin to question this team and start to stack the odds against them. When the...

New York Giants Could See Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt Lined up at Tight End
September 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Heading into Sunday's game against the Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium, the New York Giants already had enough to deal with on their plate; injuries, turnovers, trying to stay away from an 0-3 start. ***PHOTO1*** Not to mention, having to deal with the best defensive lineman and defensive end in the entire...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Says Foot is Feeling Better, Won’t Rule Out Playing on Sunday
September 18th, 2014 at 2:50 PM
A situation that started out as a possible season-ending injury has taken an unexpected turn and could end up with a positive result that keeps New York Giants' defensive captain, Jon Beason, on the field in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Beason's status with the New York Giants started out as "he will be out...

New York Giants Worked Out Former Eagles, Titans LB Moise Fokou This Week
September 18th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
With Jon Beason's health up in the air and a lack of depth at the linebacker position, the New York Giants are looking at all possible options before their game on Sunday against the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the Giants worked out former Tennessee Titans linebacker Moise Fokou, as Adam Caplan...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin not Ready to Rule Out Jon Beason Vs. Houston Texans
September 17th, 2014 at 4:55 PM
In a bit of a surprise and turn of events, maybe the re-injury to New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason (foot) isn't as serious as it was once thought to be. Maybe. ***PHOTO1*** After re-aggravating the same foot injury that he hurt during the team's OTA's back in June and landed him...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle on Lack of Turnovers: We Have to Take More Chances
September 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Two games into the season and the New York Giants are already, by far, the worst team in the NFL regarding turnover differential. With four interceptions and two fumbles the Giants currently hold a turnover differential of -6. However, the turnover differential is not solely influenced by the offense, it...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Re-Aggravated Foot Injury; May See Foot Specialist This Week
September 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Tuesday, it was reported that New York Giants starting middle linebacker Jon Beason will "be out a while" after suffering another foot injury during the third quarter of the team's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, it was revealed by the team that Beason didn't suffer a new...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 2
September 17th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 15.58 Points Last Week: 6.52 Points A lot of credit has...

Antrel Rolle: New York Giants Will “Bring the Pain” on Sunday Vs. Houston Texans
September 16th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The New York Giants may be 0-2, but do not compare them to the 2013 Giants that started 0-6, says safety and defensive captain, Antrel Rolle. Rather, he believes there is plenty of reason for optimism, and during his weekly segment on WFAN, said he's "not worried" at all and...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin not Optimistic About Devon Kennard Playing Against Texans
September 16th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In the summer, there were such high expectations for New York Giants rookie outside linebacker Devon Kennard as he not only was impressing the coaches in training camp, but looked like a legitimate starter going into the regular season. ***PHOTO1*** But just like most things that plague the Giants in the past,...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Likely “Out for a While” After Re-Injuring Foot: Report
September 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Jon Beason left Sunday's game for the New York Giants against the Arizona Cardinals due to a re-aggravation of his foot injury; the same one that he initially suffered back in OTA's in June. ***PHOTO1*** While the results of the MRI were not revealed, it looks like it's not the best news...

New York Giants Show Signs of Hope Amidst Disaster
September 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While many analysts will likely lambaste the New York Giants throughout the week over what appeared to be the type of defeat that will have many declaring an end to any playoff hopes,Big Blue, now 0-2, actually showed great progress and could have come away with a victory if not...

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley, Eric Herman Expected to Be Reinstated Under New NFL Drug Policy
September 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With the NFL likely to adopt its new drug policy, several players who had suspensions under the old policy will be able to return to their teams as soon as possible. ***PHOTO1*** Both cornerback Jayron Hosley and offensive lineman Eric Herman are expected to be reinstated by the NFL and will have...

New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond III Out for Season with Torn Pectoral
September 15th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
News continues to get worse and worse for the 0-2 New York Giants as test results revealed that cornerback Walter Thurmond III suffered a torn pectoral muscle in Sunday's 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The injury requires surgery and will cause him to miss the remainer of the season. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Although...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: We’re Letting Tom Coughlin, Everyone Else Down
September 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's two games into the 2014 season and the New York Giants season seems like it's on course for disaster, especially after the team's self-implosion and a 25-14 loss in their home opener to the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are coming off a 7-9 season, their first season under .500 since...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Re-Injures Foot, Walter Thurmond III Injures Pec in Loss to Cardinals
September 15th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants may have lost more than just the game to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday as both linebacker Jon Beason and cornerback Walter Thurmond III left the game with potentially serious injuries. ***PHOTO1*** For Beason, the news is about as bad as it can get. Head coach Tom Coughlin...