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New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Says He’s “About 90 Percent” Recovered from Torn Biceps
April 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara continues to make his way back from a torn right biceps injury suffered last season and admits he is about 90 percent back from the injury. ***PHOTO1*** Amukamara was only able to play in eight games last season before getting hurt and leaving the Giants 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 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’ 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...

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...

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’ 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...

Prince Amukamara on Contract Extension: I’d Be Lying If I Said It Wasn’t on My Mind
March 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Going into the offseason, it was widely anticipated that the New York Giants would make several contractual adjustments in an effort to clear up some additional salary cap space. And while we've seen that with the likes of Jon Beason and Geoff Schwartz, two big names entering the final year...

New York Giants Re-Sign Cornerback Chykie Brown: Report
March 12th, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Day three of free agency almost slipped by without the New York Giants making any noise, but they managed to sneak in a move just under the wire. The Star-Ledger reports that the Giants and cornerback Chykie Brown have agreed to terms on a new deal, which he is expected...

New York Giants, Prince Amukamara Have not Yet Discussed Contract Extension: Report
March 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In May of last year, the New York Giants decided they would pick up the fifth-year option on cornerback Prince Amukamara, which set his 2015 salary at $6.898 million -- a very fair price for top-end cornerback. ***PHOTO1*** At the time, it was believed the Giants would then negotiate a long-term deal...

Pending Free Agent Safety Antrel Rolle: I’ll Always Be a New York Giant at Heart
March 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Five years ago today, the New York Giants and safety Antrel Rolle agreed to a five-year, $37 million deal. And at just over a $7 million per year average, Rolle became the highest paid safety in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** Over the next five years, Rolle would play in every single game for...

New York Giants Tender ERFA Cornerback Chandler Fenner
March 5th, 2015 at 5:21 PM
24 hours after the team tendered a contract to tight end Larry Donnell, the New York Giants have now officially locked up both of their Exclusive Rights Free Agents (ERFA). Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News reports the Giants have tendered a contract to cornerback Chandler Fenner. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Like Donnell,...

Prince Amukamara Would Welcome Ndamukong Suh to New York Giants
March 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Just hours before the franchise/transition tag deadline on Monday, the Detroit Lions announced that they would not designate defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as their franchise player and he would become an unrestricted free agent. ***PHOTO1*** Meanwhile, as anticipated, the New York Giants decided to use their franchise tag on defensive end Jason...

Walter Thurmond III not Expected to Re-Sign with New York Giants: Report
March 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
During the NFL Combine, The Star-Ledger reported that cornerback Walter Thurmond III loved New York and would likely be re-signed this offseason. However, ESPN's Dan Graziaono shared a conflicting report on Tuesday morning, stating that talks between the New York Giants and Thurmond have "gone nowhere" and he is expected...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Storms Court at ASU Basketball Game: Video
February 9th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara may have gone to Nebraska, but his two sisters, Peace and Promise, each go to Arizona State University and play on the women's basketball team. It's for that reason Amukamara had a rooting interest in Saturday's game between ASU and No. 6 Arizona. It's...

Giants’ Prince Amukamara Takes Playful Jab at Seattle Seahawks After Super Bowl XLIX Loss
February 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Talk about throwing salt on an open wound for the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX defeat. It doesn't help that not only did the team call perhaps the worst play-call in NFL history, but teams are having fun at their expense. ***PHOTO1*** New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, normally known for being...

It’s a New York Giants Baby Boom: Prince Amukamara, Antrel Rolle Also Expecting Blessings
January 31st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
For the New York Giants, baby fever is apparently in the air with several players either having children come into the world or announcing they have one on the way. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Giants quarterback Eli Manning and his wife Abby, welcomed their third daughter into the world, Caroline Olivia Manning; the...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara on Next Season: “No Worries, I’ll Be Set to Go”
January 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara may have missed the final eight games of the 2014 regular season due to a torn biceps muscle, but he says there's no reason to worry about his status for 2015. In fact, Amukamara says he's healing well and should be fully cleared come...

New York Giants Players React to Hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator
January 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants made it official. Steve Spagnuolo would return to East Rutherford after six years away, having been re-hired as the team's defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after the hiring was made official, several Giants players -- including some of those who were with the Baltimore Ravens during his...

New York Giants Sign Emmett Cleary, Trevin Wade to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 14th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
The New York Giants continued adding to their tally of post-season additions on Tuesday, signing both offensive lineman Emmett Cleary and cornerback Trevin Wade to Reserve/Futures contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Wade, who was originally a seventh-round pick of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft, spent the past two seasons as a member...