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New York Giants’ Preston Parker, Damontre Moore Won’t Apologize for Defending Odell Beckham Jr.
December 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Tempers didn't just flare, but boiled over in the second quarter on Sunday afternoon as St. Louis Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree hit New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. late and out of bounds. What follows was the largest brawl in the NFL this season, ending with three...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain, Antrel Rolle Rip St. Louis Rams for Being “Dirty”
December 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Following a 37-27 beating of the St. Louis Rams -- a game that included a massive brawl and three ejections -- several New York Giants players immediately addressed what had happened on the field Sunday afternoon, and to say they were displeased and bluntly spoken would be a bit of...

As Eric Berry Prepares for His Battle with Cancer, He Has Mark Herzlich in His Corner
December 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Back in December of 2009, when then-Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich was being honored at the Lott IMPACT Trophy ceremony, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was on hand and he offered Herzlich some kind encouragement. ***PHOTO1*** “I was going through chemo at the time, had a bald head and no eyebrows,”...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Impressed with Blossoming DT, Johnathan Hankins
December 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
While his defense plans for their game plan against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell let some of his own thoughts flow about the state of his players on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Two of the first players mentioned were defensive linemen Jason Pierre-Paul and Johnathan Hankins,...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Rams; Jameel McClain Probable
December 19th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 16 injury report on Friday, and as expected, the team has ruled running back Rashad Jennings (ankle) out against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** "I've been fighting them to let me play anyway, and now with this happening," Jennings told ESPN earlier...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Sees Devon Kennard as Long-Term Answer at SAM
December 19th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants rookie linebacker Devon Kennard has significant experience at all three linebackers positions, as well as defensive end, where he saw time while at USC. But when asked on Thursday where Kennard, who has really come into his own in recent weeks, fits defensively, Perry Fewell indicated his...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul, Unlike Most, not Concerned with His Sack Numbers
December 19th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been, perhaps, the most dominant 4-3 run-stopper from the edge in the NFL this year. However, all anyone can seem to talk about are his sack numbers, as if they somehow solely define him and his performance this season. ***PHOTO1*** With six sacks over...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 15
December 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
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: 22 Points Last Game: 12.4 Points The quarterback, once again, rode...

2015 NFL Draft: ESPN’s Todd McShay Has New York Giants Selecting Vic Beasley, Clemson
December 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Just imagine: in the mind of ESPN's Todd McShay, he is visualizing Roger Goodell walking up to the podium at the 2015 NFL Draft announcing that with their first-round pick, the New York Giants have selected a linebacker. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, McShay released his first mock draft of his first-round projection of...

Antrel Rolle Would Love to Finish Career with Team; Wants to Retire a New York Giant
December 17th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
When the 2014 season officially ends, the New York Giants will have a rather important decision to make on starting safety and team captain Antrel Rolle. ***PHOTO1*** Rolle is in the final year of the five-year, $37 million deal that he signed before the 2010 season and has for the most part,...

New York Giants Safety Antrel Rolle is Enjoying “The Odell Show”
December 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's not just fans and media who are tuning in every weekend to watch New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., but athletes from all across the country and any number of different sports -- and that does not preclude his teammates on the sidelines. ***PHOTO1*** "It's miraculous what he...

New York Giants Place Jacquian Williams, James Brewer on Season-Ending IR, Sign Adam Gettis
December 16th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The New York Giants can officially field two full squads of players on the team that are on the injured reserve after Tuesday night, as the number is now up to 22 players. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the Giants announced that outside linebacker Jacquian Williams and offensive lineman James Brewer were both placed...

Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Tennessee Congressman Says What About Eli Manning?
December 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue is off today -- although they may hold some workouts -- so we'll take a look at some related storylines from around the league, including what one Tennessee Congressman said about Eli Manning and his wife Abby, as well as whether or...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Fined 10K for Hit on Tennessee Titans QB Zach Mettenberger
December 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants made a few big mistakes that cost them points on the scoreboard last Sunday and against the Tennessee Titans, and it appears that one Giant will be paying for a mistake he made right out of his wallet. ***PHOTO1*** After Zach Mettenberger threw an interception to Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie,...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams, James Brewer Out Vs. Redskins; Eli Manning Probable
December 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 15 injury report on Friday afternoon, and have officially ruled linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion/shoulder) and offensive lineman James Brewer (concussion) out against the Washington Redskins. ***PHOTO1*** Neither Brewer nor Williams practiced all week and, at this point, the severity of their respective concussions --...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul on Future: If It’s up to Me, I’d Be a Giant for Life
December 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When you ask New York Giants fans if they want Jason Pierre-Paul back and locked up to a long-term contract, you get a mixed reaction. ***PHOTO1*** You get the one set of fans who look at the sack numbers, see the single-digit sack numbers ever since his breakout season in 2011, and...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Named NFC Player of the Week for Performance Vs. Titans
December 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's been quite a while sine the New York Giants drafted a linebacker with actual play-making ability, but they finally may have found that in Devon Kennard, who thus far, is looking more and more like a guy who will stick on this team for a long time. ***PHOTO1*** After Sunday's 36-7...

New York Giants Re-Sign DT Dominique Hamilton to Practice Squad
December 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Early last week, the New York Giants had signed defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton from their practice squad to their active roster, but proceeded to waive him only three days later as injuries forced a number of new roster shuffles. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the team gave Hamilton a call, officially re-signing him to...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 14
December 9th, 2014 at 8:00 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: 12.4 Points Last Game: 9.88 Points The quarterback relied a lot...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Defend Their Penalized Celebration
December 8th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and safety Antrel Rolle were let off the hook for their unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after DRC had returned an interception for a touchdown, but that was only because defensive end Damontre Moore one-upped them with an even more boneheaded unnecessary roughness penalty -- one...