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Free Agents Leon Hall, Dwight Freeney Unlikely to Be Signed by New York Giants: Report
June 27th, 2016 at 10:48 AM
With about a month to go until the start of training camp for the New York Giants, they have been linked over the last couple of months to several players with potential interest. ***PHOTO1*** Dwight Freeney's name has come up as a potential option as a situational pass rusher for the defensive...

Eli Apple’s Mom, Annie Apple, Records Dropping Him Off for First New York Giants Practice (Video)
June 24th, 2016 at 10:26 AM
It's always an exciting time for a parent to drop their child off for their first day of football practice; whether it be for pop warner, middle school or even high school. It was also that case for New York Giants rookie cornerback Eli Apple and his now very famous...

Giants’ Owa Odighizuwa to Ask Advice from Justin Tuck on Being a Successful NFL Pass Rusher
June 22nd, 2016 at 2:59 PM
During the offseason, Justin Tuck signed a one-day contract to retire as a member of the New York Giants. Now, he may be called upon again by a current player for some advice on what worked during his career. ***PHOTO1*** One of the Giants young defensive ends in Owa Odighizuwa, who has...

New York Giants’ LB Jasper Brinkley Has Slight Advantage at Middle Linebacker
June 19th, 2016 at 12:45 PM
For the 2015 New York Giants, linebacker was one of the most depleted positions on the field. It was a big reason why the Giants had one of the worst ranked defenses in the NFL. The Giants added some players in free agency and the draft to battle with Jasper...

New York Giants’ Rookie Darian Thompson Could Have Edge in Safety Competition
June 17th, 2016 at 4:05 PM
The New York Giants' third-round pick Darian Thompson impressed many during the spring with his confidence and vocalization. Because of that, it earned him a lot of first team reps at safety opposite of Landon Collins. The rookie impressed during rookie mini-camp and got some first team reps in organized...

New York Giants Officially Sign Rookie LB B.J. Goodson; All Draft Picks Signed
June 16th, 2016 at 5:30 PM
The New York Giants officially signed fourth-round pick B.J. Goodson to a four-year deal on Thursday. Though he hadn't inked his contract until Thursday, Goodson still participated in the Giants' entire offseason program. ***PHOTO1*** With Goodson, 23, now signed, the Giants have officially locked up their entire draft class for 2016,...

Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo: the Bad Days are Over, Our Defense Will Be Much Better
June 16th, 2016 at 11:55 AM
To say that the defense of the New York Giants in 2015 would be an understatement because labeling it bad would have been an improvement. ***PHOTO1*** Last year's Giants defense in 2015 was horrendous and abysmal. The defense was a very big part of the season why the Giants finished 6-10 instead...

Giants’ J.T. Thomas Held Out of Minicamp with Leg Injury; Should Be Good for Training Camp
June 15th, 2016 at 11:16 AM
With the injury bug being a major concern for the New York Giants over the last couple of years, the team is being cautious with linebacker J.T. Thomas while they are in minicamp. ***PHOTO1*** The team is currently holding out Thomas with what is being called a lower leg injury, as the...

Highlights from Day 1 of New York Giants’ Mini-Camp
June 14th, 2016 at 3:09 PM
The first day of mandatory mini-camp for the 2016 New York Giants is in the books. Victor Cruz was a participant running routes and catching passes which is a great sign for the Giants. Unfortunately, linebacker J.T. Thomas and safety Mykkele Thompson have "lower leg injuries" but head coach Ben...

New York Giants’ Mini-Camp Begins, What to Look For
June 14th, 2016 at 10:06 AM
New York Giants' mandatory mini-camp spans over three days starting on June 14 and there are many questions that could get a little clarity before training camp starts on July 28. These three days can help a player get a slight edge over another. While mini-camp won't necessarily make or...