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Safety Stevie Brown Mulling Multiple Offers; New York Giants Still in Play
April 18th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
New York Giants safety and free agent Stevie Brown is still trying to decide which team he will sign with for the upcoming season, but he is expected to make his decision soon. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants remain in the running to re-sign their safety, who has spent the past three seasons with...

Prince Amukamara’s Sister, Promise, was “Miss Irrelevant” in the 2015 WNBA Draft
April 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
At any given moment during the 2015 NCAA Women's Tournament, New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was seen near the court supporting his sister, Promise Amukamara, who was in his her senior season for the Arizona State Sun Devils. Now, in 2015-2016, he's not going to have to travel much further...

New York Giants Players React to Video of ESPN Reporter Berating Parking Lot Attendant
April 17th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
ESPN Reporter Britt McHenry isn't going to be winning any awards for being a nice person after video surfaced of her berating a parking lot attendant at an impound lot. ***PHOTO1*** McHenry had her car towed last week while having dinner in Arlington, Virginia, and was quite upset about the situation --...

New York Giants Waive Linebacker Paul Hazel and Cornerback Josh Victorian
April 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants announced a couple of minor moves on Wednesday as the team cut ties with linebacker Paul Hazel and cornerback Josh Victorian. ***PHOTO2*** Hazel, who played in just four games for the Giants in 2014 but never recorded a tackle, was waived along with Victorian, who never played a...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Working on His Pass Rush Skills This Offseason: Video
April 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Just because the New York Giants are not officially at work doesn't mean they aren't working. Already this offseason we've seen Eli Manning and his wide receivers working out at Duke University, a trio of running backs getting ready for the start of the offseason workout program and a few...

New York Giants Announce Signing of Former Montana Tech Linebacker Ryan Jones
April 15th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants have announced the signing of former Montana Tech linebacker Ryan Jones. ***PHOTO1*** Jones, who went undrafted back in 2014, originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens in May of last year, although he was waived a month later after suffering a foot injury. He was unable to play in...

New York Giants’ Chykie Brown Implies He Will Convert to Safety for 2015 Season
April 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Even with the addition of defensive back Josh Gordy, whom the team (unofficially) signed on Tuesday, the New York Giants still have a significant problem at the safety position. Going into the 2015 regular season, the team currently has only three full-time safeties on the roster -- Cooper Taylor, Nat...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Selling Florida Home in Preparation for Free Agency in 2016?
April 14th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is selling his $2.1 million Boca Raton, Florida home as he prepares to embark on what could be his last season with Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants slapped the franchise tag on Pierre-Paul during the offseason, paying him a shade under $15 million for this...

Former Agent of New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Strikes Deal with Federal Prosecutors in Fraud Case
April 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Vincent Porter, the former agent of New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard, has agreed to a deal with federal prosecutors in the fraud case against him. ***PHOTO1*** Porter, along with his partner Joseph Vaccaro, who is a financial adviser to athletes and entertainers, attempted to raise money from investors to buy 13...

CBS Sports Mocks Michigan State CB Trae Waynes to New York Giants at No. 9
April 12th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Dane Brugler of NFLDraftScout.com (CBS Sports) released his latest mock draft and has the New York Giants taking Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes with the No. 9 overall pick. ***PHOTO1*** According to Brugler, the Giants will pass on the best offensive lineman in the draft in order to take Waynes, who he...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Hands Over No. 34 to Shane Vereen, Gets Assigned No. 27
April 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants handed out jersey numbers to all of their free agent additions, one noticeable absence was that of running back Shane Vereen. Instead of being assigned a number, Vereen remained listed on the team's roster sans a number until earlier this week when safety Nat Berhe,...

New York Giants Linebacker Victor Butler Suspended for Performance-Enhancing Drugs
April 10th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
New York Giants linebacker Victor Butler has been suspended by the NFL for performance-enhancing drug use. ***PHOTO1*** Butler, who was already a longshot to make the Giants' roster this season, has been suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The 27-year-old linebacker...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul, Jay Bromley Working Out in Florida; Bromley Pushed to Limit
April 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Quarterback Eli Manning and his wide receivers, who gathered at Duke University last week for their annual offseason workouts, aren't the only members of the New York Giants who have convened together in early preparation for the 2015 regular season. In fact, second-year defensive tackle Jay Bromley has joined defensive...

Giants’ Bennett Jackson Open to Moving to Safety; Notre Dame Coaches Also Suggested Transition
April 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin recently admitted that he's thinking of switching cornerback Bennett Jackson to safety in order to fill the void still existent at the position, which wouldn't be the first time someone suggested Jackson could make the switch. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson, who spent his first season with Big...

New York Giants “High” on Syracuse Safety Durell Eskridge: Report
April 7th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants will undoubtedly be looking for a safety during the 2015 NFL Draft and Syracuse safety Durell Eskridge is someone Big Blue is high on. ***PHOTO1*** The 6-3, 208 lbs. safety has good athleticism along with size and quickness that could allow him to play free safety in the...

New York Giants’ Kerry Wynn Could Play Important Role Under Steve Spagnuolo
April 4th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
If you were to ask New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo what he'd want in an inside pass-rusher on third and long, he'd tell you someone versatile like defensive end Kerry Wynn. ***PHOTO1*** The undrafted second-year player out of Richmond only played in five games during his rookie season, but did...

New York Giants’ Markus Kuhn Working Hard This Offseason; Ready to Do Whatever Team Needs
April 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants certainly did not have the success they were looking for last season as both the offensive line and defensive line had struggles for a good portion of the year. However, with the return of defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, the defense has high hopes going into 2015. ***PHOTO1*** One...

New York Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo Loves What He Sees in DE Damontre Moore
April 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have Jason Pierre-Paul going into 2015, but they still have an issue on the other side of their defensive line. The reality is, they're in serious need of another pass rusher; another Osi Umenyiora-like type who can create some additional havoc, save JPP from relentless...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Likely to Start at Nickel Corner in 2015
March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With Walter Thurmond III now calling the Philadelphia Eagles home and Zach Bowman still an unrestricted free agent, it would appear as if the New York Giants are in serious need of another cornerback -- specially one who can come in and play the nickel. And while a few solid...

New York Giants Have Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...