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Philadelphia Eagles’ Brandon Boykin Continues Trash Talking: “Who is Walter Thurmond?
April 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
On Tuesday, one of the newest additions to the New York Giants defense and secondary Walter Thurmond made a very bold statement when he told the media that he's the best slot corner in the NFL. ***VIDEO1*** Thurmond just came over from the Super Bowl XLVIII winning Seattle Seahawks defense, one that...

Walter Thurmond Thinks Giants Secondary Can Be Better than Seattle Seahawks’ ‘Legion of Boom’
April 22nd, 2014 at 5:20 PM
The Seattle Seahawks defense was a big reason for why they were able to win Super Bowl XLVIII this past February and perhaps the biggest part of that Seattle was their secondary, which now has the infamous nickname, "The Legion of Boom." ***VIDEO1*** Guys like Richard Sherman, Brandon Browner, Byron Maxwell, Kam...

New York Giants Unsure on Picking up Prince Amukamara’s Option for 2015 Season: Report
April 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
During the first part of the offseason, the New York Giants made it very clear that they were going to address their secondary, which they clearly did. ***VIDEO1*** Aside from re-signing Stevie Brown to a one-year deal and losing Corey Webster, Aaron Ross and Terrell Thomas to free agency, the Giants lured...

New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond III: “I’m Ready to Lead by Example”
April 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Perhaps a bit overshadowed by the addition of cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, hype surrounding Walter Thurmond III -- a former member of the Legion of Doom -- has quieted in recent weeks. And while his role may be poised to focus primarily on the slot corner position, Thurmond III hasn't allowed...

Is Impact of New York Giants’ Improved Secondary on Pass Rush Being Underestimated?
April 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ahhhh, “You can never have enough pass rushers.” While true, the impact that a dominating New York Giants’ secondary can have on a defensive line shouldn’t go overlooked. An opposing quarterback still needs someone to throw to. If his receivers are covered and/or blanketed and timing is off, so is...

Jason Avant: Giants Have DeSean Jackson’s Kryptonite in Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
April 4th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When DeSean Jackson was released by the Philadelphia Eagles, the New York Giants breathed a brief sigh of relief. For at least a few moments, the thorn in their side was gone and potentially heading outside of the NFC East. That feeling was fleeting however, as Jackson ultimately signed a...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Signing with Big Blue was Never About the Money
April 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In recent days, there's been a lot of talk and speculation about how the New York Giants stole cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie away from the New York Jets as a the result of a lucrative contract offer. But when discussing his decision to sign with Big Blue, DRC recently said money...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Michael Strahan to Host “Good Morning America”
April 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Fourth time is a charm? Perhaps the lull of free agency -- at least for the New York Giants -- is far from over. But because it's supposed to be, here are some Thursday morning storylines to enjoy with your morning coffee. ***PHOTO1*** Michael Strahan Confirms Part-Time Co-Host Gig on 'Good Morning...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: How Big Blue Snubbed Gang Green for DRC
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The previous two times we've indicated the rush of free agency was over for the New York Giants, they signed someone. Will that be the case again on Wednesday as we enter day three of what was supposed to be a quiet and slow time for news? Time will tell....

New York Giants Sign CB Zack Bowman to One-Year Deal
March 31st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's taken longer than expected, but the New York Giants and cornerback Zack Bowman (Chicago Bears), who is in East Rutherford today, have finally agreed on a one-year deal. Although it remains somewhat unclear as to why it's taken the two sides so long to come to this agreement, it has...

New York Giants Plan to Have Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Covering Opponents No. 1
March 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants made a plan to lure Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie away from the Denver Broncos and more importantly, away from the New York Jets the week that he came to visit both teams in free agency trips. The Jets made him a low-ball offer and their general manager ended...

New York Giants’ Spencer Paysinger, Charles James Critical of NFL Penalizing Goalpost Celebrations
March 26th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
For many years, players around the league would celebrate scoring a touchdown as if they were LeBron James in the NBA and slam dunk the ball like James would dunk a basketball. Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates were notorious for it, as was New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, but...

New York Giants Closing in on Deal with Chicago Bears CB Zack Bowman: Report
March 21st, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The New York Giants have already addressed their depleted secondary from a season ago by signing players like Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Walter Thurmond. They're about to add another name to the mix of their bolstered secondary. Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago has reported that the Giants are closing on a deal...

Ex-NFL Executive: New York Giants Got Steal of Free Agency with Walter Thurmond
March 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Although some analysts remain content in their belief that the New York Giants have had a relatively poor offseason thus far, many more believe they've hit it out of the park. Once such person is former Philadelphia Eagles Director of Pro Personnel, Louis Riddick, who currently works for ESPN. ***PHOTO1*** Riddick recently...

New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Met with Carolina Panthers on Tuesday
March 19th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
There was a growing feeling that Terrell Thomas wouldn't be back with the New York Giants when he made his first free agent visit with the Oakland Raiders last week before even receiving an offer from his old team. When the team proceeded to sign Walter Thurmond of the Seattle Seahawks...

Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan “Pissed” That Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Signed with Giants
March 18th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Leading up to Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie's decision to sign with the New York Giants, the New York Jets were said to be in hot pursuit -- even offering him a last second deal in hopes of luring him away from Big Blue -- but to no avail. Now, as expected,...

Giants’ Antrel Rolle Praises Tom Coughlin & Jon Beason; Offers Motivational Message to Teammates
March 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Not that it was unexpected, but New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle is thrilled with the recent addition of his friend and former Arizona Cardinals teammate, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. He believes that DRC brings an entirely new element to Big Blue's defense and even lauded him as one of the...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: “I Definitely Believe This is a Championship Team”
March 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The big news on Monday came when the New York Giants signed of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who is widely considered one of the most accomplished cornerbacks in the league. And not only did they beat out the Cleveland Browns for DRC, but they also beat out their cross town rivals, the...

New York Giants, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Agree to 5-Year, $39 Million Deal
March 17th, 2014 at 4:50 PM
The New York Giants have been searching for a top cornerback in free agency, and on Monday they landed one. Adam Schefter reports that the Giants and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie have agreed to a five-year, $39  million deal with $15 million guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** Rodgers-Cromartie was viewed as the best free agent available following the first few days of players...

Walter Thurmond “Couldn’t Resist” Signing with New York Giants After Meeting with Team
March 16th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When Walter Thurmond flew into New Jersey to visit with the New York Giants, there was no set plan. He came in with the mindset that it was just another free agent visit that could end just as quickly as it got started. But then, he says, he met with...