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New York Giants’ Damon Harrison Making “Seamless Transition” from 3-4 to 4-3 Defense
July 27th, 2016 at 1:28 PM
Possibly the most underrated free agent signing that the New York Giants made in the 2016 offseason was at defensive tackle. The Giants lured tackle Damon Harrison away from the New York Jets to solidify a strong defensive line in an effort to improve the horrid defense. ***PHOTO1*** In 2015, Harrison was...

New York Giants’ Olivier Vernon: “It’s Moving Smooth Right Now”
July 26th, 2016 at 2:57 PM
When the New York Giants entered free agency in 2016, they knew they were going to hand out a lot of cash. In order to improve on last year's 6-10 record, they had to completely turnover the defensive personnel. In doing so, the Giants let go of defensive end Robert...

Top Position Battles to Watch at New York Giants Training Camp
July 22nd, 2016 at 4:59 PM
The New York Giants are entering the week leading up to training camp, which starts on July 28. Many veterans have spots locked up, but there are other positions that are wide open for competition. ***PHOTO1*** At some positions, there will be no competition, such as quarterback and defensive line. Other positions,...

New York Giants’ Landon Collins Looks to Make 2nd Year Leap
July 20th, 2016 at 10:16 PM
When the New York Giants selected University of Alabama safety Landon Collins in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft, they were hoping to get a player that could make an impact right away. It was the right move for the Giants as Collins did just that and he...

NFL.com’s Ike Taylor Ranks New York Giants as 4th-Best Cornerback Tandem
July 8th, 2016 at 2:59 PM
On Thursday, NFL.com's Ike Taylor published an article in which he ranked his top-five cornerback tandems in the NFL. The former Pittsburgh Steelers' corner ranked the New York Giants' Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Janoris Jenkins as the fourth-best cornerback tandem in the entire NFL. ***PHOTO1*** This is a huge step for the...

New York Giants’ Rookie B.J. Goodson: “Working on My Craft, Getting Better Everyday”
July 6th, 2016 at 6:59 AM
The New York Giants used their fourth-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft to address one of the more depleted positions on their defense. They took linebacker B.J. Goodson out of Clemson University with the 109th pick -- like the jackpot after they play the best slot machines. The Giants...

Like Eli Manning, Olivier Vernon Marches to the Beat of His Own Drum
July 5th, 2016 at 10:54 AM
After landing one of the largest defensive end contract in NFL history (five-years, $85 million with $40 million guaranteed), you might expect a little emotion out of Olivier Vernon. But don't hold your breath on that because it's not likely to happen. And if it does, be sure to claim...

Remembering New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Incident 1 Year Removed
July 4th, 2016 at 6:26 PM
New York Giants' defensive Jason Pierre-Paul is exactly one year removed from the horrific fireworks incident that caused him to lose his index finger and part of his thumb on his right hand. It also caused him to miss half of the 2015 season as he had to recover and...

Steve Spagnuolo Looking to Brings Elements of NASCAR Defensive Package to Giants Defense in 2016
July 3rd, 2016 at 4:36 PM
Steve Spagnuolo is looking for a fresh start with the defense of the New York Giants in the 2016 season, as last year's squad couldn't be any worse considering they were ranked last in the league in total defense; a big reason why they were 6-10 for the second straight...

New York Giants’ Improved D-Line Could Be Key to Success
July 2nd, 2016 at 4:16 PM
It is no hidden fact that the 2015 New York Giants had one of the worst defenses in the NFL, if not the worst defense in the NFL. This caused general manager Jerry Reese to dish out plenty of cash during the offseason in order to solve one of the...